The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 308 - 314
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing APACS 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% - 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% - 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £62,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £58,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +89.51%
APACS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4326 4958 4936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.62% 47.03% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3628 4121 4406
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing APACS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

APACS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing APACS across the City of London region.

APACS Salary Trend in the City of London

APACS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing APACS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited APACS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing APACS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited APACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) F5