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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 241 260 221
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 59 47 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.45% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.98% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 81
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £73,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+34.32% +21.81%
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
4925 4799 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.26% 45.72% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4305 4165 4692
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 120 (83.33%) Bloomberg
2 102 (70.83%) Finance
3 83 (57.64%) Windows
4 82 (56.94%) Microsoft
5 79 (54.86%) Blackberry
6 65 (45.14%) Active Directory
7 64 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 56 (38.89%) ITIL
9 52 (36.11%) Windows 7
10 50 (34.72%) MS Excel
11 49 (34.03%) Citrix
12 45 (31.25%) MS Office
13 34 (23.61%) Banking
14 33 (22.92%) MS Exchange
15 26 (18.06%) Degree
16 25 (17.36%) Fidessa
17 20 (13.89%) Avaya
17 20 (13.89%) Cisco
17 20 (13.89%) VMware
18 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (12.50%) Eikon
19 18 (12.50%) Network Security
19 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (12.50%) SQL
20 17 (11.81%) Linux
20 17 (11.81%) IP Telephony
21 16 (11.11%) Investment Banking
21 16 (11.11%) Fat Client
21 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
21 16 (11.11%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 64 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 33 (22.92%) MS Exchange
3 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.69%) MTS
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (34.72%) MS Excel
2 45 (31.25%) MS Office
3 7 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Eikon
2 10 (6.94%) RMDS
3 6 (4.17%) 3000 Xtra
4 2 (1.39%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.69%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) Network Security
2 17 (11.81%) IP Telephony
3 16 (11.11%) DNS
4 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (9.72%) DHCP
6 8 (5.56%) LAN
6 8 (5.56%) WAN
7 6 (4.17%) VPN
8 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.08%) Multicast
9 2 (1.39%) Extranet
9 2 (1.39%) Firewall
9 2 (1.39%) SAN
9 2 (1.39%) ADSL
10 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.69%) Moq
3 1 (0.69%) NUnit
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 102 (70.83%) Finance
2 34 (23.61%) Banking
3 16 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 16 (11.11%) Front Office
4 11 (7.64%) Back Office
5 6 (4.17%) Advertising
6 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (45.83%) Analyst
2 38 (26.39%) Desktop Support
3 30 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 28 (19.44%) Service Analyst
4 28 (19.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (13.89%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
6 15 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (7.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 11 (7.64%) Desktop Analyst
8 10 (6.94%) Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.17%) Market Data Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Service Desk Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) Rendezvous
2 5 (3.47%) .NET
3 4 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.69%) JMS
5 1 (0.69%) WCF
5 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (54.86%) Blackberry
2 16 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 16 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 10 (6.94%) Equities
4 9 (6.25%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.47%) iPad
6 5 (3.47%) iPhone
6 5 (3.47%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.39%) Replication
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.39%) Derivative
8 2 (1.39%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 83 (57.64%) Windows
2 52 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 17 (11.81%) Linux
4 12 (8.33%) Android
4 12 (8.33%) UNIX
5 9 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 9 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.89%) ITIL
2 15 (10.42%) Asset Management
3 9 (6.25%) Change Management
4 6 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (3.47%) Workflow
5 5 (3.47%) Low Latency
6 4 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 4 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.08%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (2.08%) System Testing
7 3 (2.08%) Investment Management
7 3 (2.08%) Security Management
7 3 (2.08%) Migration
7 3 (2.08%) ETL
7 3 (2.08%) Test Planning
8 2 (1.39%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.50%) SQL
2 15 (10.42%) Java
3 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.25%) C#
5 8 (5.56%) Perl
6 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.17%) C++
8 5 (3.47%) Korn
8 5 (3.47%) VBA
8 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.78%) C-shell
10 3 (2.08%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.39%) Python
12 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
12 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) Degree
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.42%) MCSE
4 13 (9.03%) MCSA
5 7 (4.86%) MCP
6 5 (3.47%) MOS
7 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 65 (45.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.11%) XenApp
4 13 (9.03%) Xen
4 13 (9.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) SCCM
2 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.39%) Puppet
3 2 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (83.33%) Bloomberg
2 82 (56.94%) Microsoft
3 49 (34.03%) Citrix
4 25 (17.36%) Fidessa
5 20 (13.89%) Cisco
5 20 (13.89%) Avaya
5 20 (13.89%) VMware
6 15 (10.42%) FactSet
7 13 (9.03%) Wyse
8 9 (6.25%) CQG
8 9 (6.25%) HP
9 8 (5.56%) Toshiba
10 6 (4.17%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.47%) NetApp
11 5 (3.47%) F5
12 4 (2.78%) Symantec
12 4 (2.78%) AppSense
12 4 (2.78%) Portware
13 3 (2.08%) Sophos
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Great Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago