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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 221 253 271
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +18
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 44 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.30% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 42
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £61,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%
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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
2925 5019 4822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.82% 48.32% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 4348 4163
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 10 February 2016.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the City of London

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 85 (94.44%) Bloomberg
2 54 (60.00%) Finance
3 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
4 39 (43.33%) Windows
4 39 (43.33%) Banking
5 31 (34.44%) ITIL
6 27 (30.00%) Degree
6 27 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 24 (26.67%) Wealth Management
8 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
9 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
10 21 (23.33%) Blackberry
11 19 (21.11%) SQL
11 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
12 17 (18.89%) Citrix
13 16 (17.78%) MS Office
14 15 (16.67%) Change Management
14 15 (16.67%) Problem Management
15 13 (14.44%) Data Analysis
15 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (14.44%) .NET
16 12 (13.33%) SLA
16 12 (13.33%) VMware
16 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (13.33%) Time Management
16 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.33%) SWIFT
16 12 (13.33%) Credit Risk
17 11 (12.22%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.11%) MTS
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.78%) MS Office
3 6 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Eikon
2 7 (7.78%) RMDS
3 3 (3.33%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.11%) Endur
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (6.67%) 3G
2 6 (6.67%) HTTP
2 6 (6.67%) SSL
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.67%) VPN
3 4 (4.44%) SAN
4 3 (3.33%) WebEx
5 2 (2.22%) DHCP
5 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) Skype
6 1 (1.11%) BGP
6 1 (1.11%) Firewall
6 1 (1.11%) Internet
6 1 (1.11%) MPLS
6 1 (1.11%) Network Security
6 1 (1.11%) OSPF
6 1 (1.11%) PABX
6 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) DTS
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 54 (60.00%) Finance
2 39 (43.33%) Banking
3 10 (11.11%) Front Office
4 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.56%) Back Office
5 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.22%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Billing
8 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.11%) Law
8 1 (1.11%) Marketing
8 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Analyst
2 38 (42.22%) Support Analyst
3 25 (27.78%) Applications Support
3 25 (27.78%) Desktop Support
4 22 (24.44%) Applications Support Analyst
5 18 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 15 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
7 11 (12.22%) Senior IT Support
8 10 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
9 9 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (8.89%) Service Desk Support
11 7 (7.78%) Senior Support Analyst
12 6 (6.67%) Consultant
12 6 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) Market Data Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
13 5 (5.56%) Junior
14 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.22%) Rendezvous
2 2 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.22%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.11%) NumPy
3 1 (1.11%) Pandas
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Blackberry
2 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 12 (13.33%) SWIFT
4 11 (12.22%) Hedge funds
4 11 (12.22%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (5.56%) Derivative
7 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.22%) Equities
8 2 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.22%) Eurex
8 2 (2.22%) iPhone
8 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.33%) Windows
2 27 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.78%) Linux
5 7 (7.78%) Unix
5 7 (7.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) ITIL
2 24 (26.67%) Wealth Management
3 15 (16.67%) Change Management
3 15 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 13 (14.44%) Data Analysis
5 12 (13.33%) Time Management
5 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (12.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.67%) Investment Management
8 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.33%) Change Control
9 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.22%) CRM
10 2 (2.22%) Data Engineering
10 2 (2.22%) DevOps
10 2 (2.22%) E-business
10 2 (2.22%) Line Management
10 2 (2.22%) Release Management
10 2 (2.22%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) C
3 8 (8.89%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.67%) C#
5 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.56%) Java
5 5 (5.56%) Python
6 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) Perl
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
7 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) ISTQB
2 11 (12.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
3 1 (1.11%) CCNP
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) XenApp
3 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) DameWare
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 85 (94.44%) Bloomberg
2 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.89%) Citrix
4 12 (13.33%) VMware
5 7 (7.78%) Cisco
5 7 (7.78%) FactSet
5 7 (7.78%) Fidessa
6 6 (6.67%) Altiris
7 4 (4.44%) Dell
8 3 (3.33%) Apple
8 3 (3.33%) NICE Systems
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) Remedy
9 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.22%) Solace
9 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.22%) Wyse
10 1 (1.11%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.11%) OpenLink
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