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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 256 282 254
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 75 45 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.37% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.83% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 72
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £73,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,250 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +18.85%
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
5542 5397 6023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.51% 44.55% 46.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4611 4756 5480
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the City of London

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 131 (92.91%) Bloomberg
2 102 (72.34%) Finance
3 45 (31.91%) Windows
3 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 41 (29.08%) Degree
5 34 (24.11%) MS Excel
5 34 (24.11%) Banking
6 31 (21.99%) Blackberry
7 30 (21.28%) ITIL
7 30 (21.28%) SQL
7 30 (21.28%) RMDS
8 27 (19.15%) Active Directory
9 24 (17.02%) MS Office
9 24 (17.02%) Windows 7
10 23 (16.31%) C#
11 21 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (14.89%) Citrix
11 21 (14.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (14.18%) .NET
13 18 (12.77%) UNIX
13 18 (12.77%) Eikon
14 17 (12.06%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.06%) Windows XP
15 16 (11.35%) LAN
15 16 (11.35%) Front Office
15 16 (11.35%) Equities
16 15 (10.64%) Back Office
16 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 14 (9.93%) Java
17 14 (9.93%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (9.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.13%) Lync
6 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (24.11%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.02%) MS Office
3 6 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (21.28%) RMDS
2 18 (12.77%) Eikon
3 14 (9.93%) 3000 Xtra
4 11 (7.80%) Summit
5 10 (7.09%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (7.09%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.71%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.71%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.06%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.35%) LAN
3 14 (9.93%) WAN
3 14 (9.93%) DNS
4 12 (8.51%) Multicast
5 10 (7.09%) SSL
6 8 (5.67%) Network Security
7 7 (4.96%) IP Telephony
8 6 (4.26%) VPN
9 4 (2.84%) DHCP
10 3 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.42%) SAN
12 1 (0.71%) VoIP
12 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.55%) DTS
5 2 (1.42%) KDB
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 102 (72.34%) Finance
2 34 (24.11%) Banking
3 16 (11.35%) Front Office
4 15 (10.64%) Back Office
5 13 (9.22%) Financial Institution
6 11 (7.80%) Publishing
7 10 (7.09%) Law
8 6 (4.26%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.95%) Analyst
2 31 (21.99%) Support Analyst
3 28 (19.86%) Desktop Support
4 25 (17.73%) Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Desktop Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Technical Manager
6 11 (7.80%) Market Data Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Account Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Account Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.96%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.96%) Market Risk Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Junior
12 5 (3.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) .NET
2 12 (8.51%) Middleware
3 7 (4.96%) JSP
3 7 (4.96%) Servlets
3 7 (4.96%) Spring
4 6 (4.26%) Rendezvous
5 4 (2.84%) LINQ
5 4 (2.84%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (2.84%) Web Services
5 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.13%) XML
7 2 (1.42%) Java EE
7 2 (1.42%) WPF
8 1 (0.71%) WCF
8 1 (0.71%) JMS
8 1 (0.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.99%) Blackberry
2 21 (14.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (11.35%) Equities
4 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.51%) Market Risk
5 12 (8.51%) Mathematics
6 8 (5.67%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.55%) Thin Client
7 5 (3.55%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.84%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.13%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.13%) iPad
9 3 (2.13%) iPhone
9 3 (2.13%) PDA
9 3 (2.13%) Derivative
10 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.42%) Handset
10 2 (1.42%) Replication
10 2 (1.42%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.91%) Windows
2 24 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 18 (12.77%) UNIX
4 17 (12.06%) Windows XP
5 11 (7.80%) Linux
6 5 (3.55%) Solaris
6 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.13%) Android
8 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.42%) CentOS
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) ITIL
2 14 (9.93%) OO
3 12 (8.51%) OOP
3 12 (8.51%) Project Management
4 10 (7.09%) Asset Management
4 10 (7.09%) Data Analysis
4 10 (7.09%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 8 (5.67%) Low Latency
7 7 (4.96%) Analytics
7 7 (4.96%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.96%) Multithreading
8 6 (4.26%) Change Management
9 5 (3.55%) Investment Management
9 5 (3.55%) Time Management
9 5 (3.55%) Workflow
10 4 (2.84%) Migration
10 4 (2.84%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.28%) SQL
2 23 (16.31%) C#
3 14 (9.93%) Java
3 14 (9.93%) VBA
4 7 (4.96%) Perl
5 5 (3.55%) Python
5 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) VC++
8 1 (0.71%) VB
8 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.71%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.84%) MCDST
4 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.13%) MCSA
5 2 (1.42%) MCP
5 2 (1.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.84%) XenApp
3 3 (2.13%) vSphere
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) SCCM
2 6 (4.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.42%) Puppet
3 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.71%) WSUS
4 1 (0.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 131 (92.91%) Bloomberg
2 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.89%) Citrix
4 14 (9.93%) TIBCO
5 11 (7.80%) Murex
6 10 (7.09%) Misys
6 10 (7.09%) SunGard
6 10 (7.09%) ION Trading
7 9 (6.38%) Cisco
8 8 (5.67%) Oracle
8 8 (5.67%) Sybase
8 8 (5.67%) Fidessa
9 7 (4.96%) Tradeweb
10 5 (3.55%) VMware
10 5 (3.55%) AppSense
10 5 (3.55%) IBM
10 5 (3.55%) FactSet
11 4 (2.84%) HP
11 4 (2.84%) Dell
11 4 (2.84%) Avaya
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago