The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 238 269 220
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -49
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 73 50 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.48% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.03% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 57 43 69
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+34.32% +27.61%
Reuters
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5038 4833 5167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.70% 45.95% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4319 4158 4588
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Reuters
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Reuters Salary Trend in the City of London

Reuters
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reuters across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the City of London

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 118 (79.73%) Bloomberg
2 99 (66.89%) Finance
3 91 (61.49%) Microsoft
4 88 (59.46%) Windows
5 87 (58.78%) Blackberry
6 74 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 72 (48.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 57 (38.51%) ITIL
8 57 (38.51%) Windows 7
9 53 (35.81%) Citrix
10 52 (35.14%) MS Excel
11 50 (33.78%) MS Office
12 34 (22.97%) Banking
13 31 (20.95%) MS Exchange
14 28 (18.92%) VMware
15 26 (17.57%) Degree
16 24 (16.22%) Fidessa
17 22 (14.86%) Avaya
17 22 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (14.86%) XenApp
18 21 (14.19%) FactSet
18 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (14.19%) Cisco
19 20 (13.51%) MCSE
19 20 (13.51%) Network Security
20 19 (12.84%) IP Telephony
20 19 (12.84%) Front Office
21 18 (12.16%) Wyse
21 18 (12.16%) MCSA
21 18 (12.16%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (48.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 31 (20.95%) MS Exchange
3 14 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.68%) Lync
7 1 (0.68%) MTS
Applications
1 52 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 50 (33.78%) MS Office
3 5 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Eikon
2 7 (4.73%) RMDS
3 4 (2.70%) 3000 Xtra
4 2 (1.35%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.51%) Network Security
2 19 (12.84%) IP Telephony
3 12 (8.11%) DNS
3 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.76%) DHCP
5 8 (5.41%) VPN
5 8 (5.41%) LAN
5 8 (5.41%) WAN
6 3 (2.03%) Firewall
7 2 (1.35%) ADSL
7 2 (1.35%) Extranet
8 1 (0.68%) Multicast
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.70%) KDB
3 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.68%) Moq
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 99 (66.89%) Finance
2 34 (22.97%) Banking
3 19 (12.84%) Front Office
4 18 (12.16%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.76%) Back Office
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (50.00%) Analyst
2 42 (28.38%) Desktop Support
3 32 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 32 (21.62%) Service Analyst
3 32 (21.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 20 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (12.84%) Desktop Engineer
6 19 (12.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) Technical Analyst
7 13 (8.78%) Developer
8 12 (8.11%) Technical Support
8 12 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 12 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.73%) Technical Support Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Service Desk Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) Rendezvous
2 5 (3.38%) .NET
3 4 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) WCF
5 1 (0.68%) WPF
5 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 87 (58.78%) Blackberry
2 17 (11.49%) Fat Client
2 17 (11.49%) Thin Client
3 12 (8.11%) Hedge funds
4 11 (7.43%) Equities
5 10 (6.76%) Fixed Income
5 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.73%) iPhone
7 5 (3.38%) iPad
7 5 (3.38%) Derivative
8 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 88 (59.46%) Windows
2 57 (38.51%) Windows 7
3 16 (10.81%) Linux
4 12 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 10 (6.76%) UNIX
5 10 (6.76%) Android
6 8 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.73%) Windows Vista
7 7 (4.73%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.51%) ITIL
2 11 (7.43%) Asset Management
3 9 (6.08%) Change Management
4 6 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (3.38%) Unit Testing
5 5 (3.38%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (3.38%) Workflow
6 4 (2.70%) DNA
6 4 (2.70%) ETL
6 4 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.70%) System Testing
6 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.03%) Analytics
7 3 (2.03%) Test Planning
7 3 (2.03%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (2.03%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.03%) Security Management
7 3 (2.03%) Migration
8 2 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.14%) Java
2 14 (9.46%) SQL
3 11 (7.43%) C#
4 10 (6.76%) Perl
5 9 (6.08%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.05%) VBA
6 6 (4.05%) C++
7 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.38%) Korn
8 4 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.70%) Python
8 4 (2.70%) C-shell
9 3 (2.03%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (17.57%) Degree
2 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (13.51%) MCSE
4 18 (12.16%) MCSA
5 7 (4.73%) MCP
6 5 (3.38%) MOS
7 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 74 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.86%) XenApp
3 18 (12.16%) Xen
3 18 (12.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) WSUS
2 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 118 (79.73%) Bloomberg
2 91 (61.49%) Microsoft
3 53 (35.81%) Citrix
4 28 (18.92%) VMware
5 24 (16.22%) Fidessa
6 22 (14.86%) Avaya
7 21 (14.19%) FactSet
7 21 (14.19%) Cisco
8 18 (12.16%) Wyse
9 10 (6.76%) CQG
10 9 (6.08%) HP
11 8 (5.41%) Toshiba
12 6 (4.05%) TIBCO
12 6 (4.05%) F5
13 4 (2.70%) AppSense
13 4 (2.70%) Sophos
13 4 (2.70%) Oracle
13 4 (2.70%) Sybase
13 4 (2.70%) Tradeweb
14 3 (2.03%) Portware
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