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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 247 285 237
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -48
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 64 58 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.46% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.00% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 55
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,125 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-19.70% +13.33%
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
4877 5782 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.99% 46.15% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4135 5001 4743
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 87 (68.50%) Bloomberg
2 85 (66.93%) Finance
3 69 (54.33%) Microsoft
3 69 (54.33%) Windows
4 59 (46.46%) Active Directory
5 54 (42.52%) Blackberry
6 50 (39.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 50 (39.37%) MS Excel
7 47 (37.01%) MS Office
8 37 (29.13%) ITIL
8 37 (29.13%) Citrix
9 34 (26.77%) Windows 7
10 30 (23.62%) VMware
11 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
12 26 (20.47%) FactSet
13 25 (19.69%) Degree
13 25 (19.69%) SQL
14 23 (18.11%) Linux
15 22 (17.32%) Banking
16 21 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (16.54%) XenApp
17 20 (15.75%) Perl
18 19 (14.96%) Front Office
18 19 (14.96%) Cisco
18 19 (14.96%) Avaya
18 19 (14.96%) Shell Script
18 19 (14.96%) Network Security
18 19 (14.96%) Xen
19 18 (14.17%) Hyper-V
19 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 50 (39.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (12.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.79%) MTS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 50 (39.37%) MS Excel
2 47 (37.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) RMDS
2 5 (3.94%) Eikon
3 2 (1.57%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.79%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.96%) Network Security
2 11 (8.66%) LAN
2 11 (8.66%) WAN
3 7 (5.51%) IP Telephony
4 5 (3.94%) Firewall
4 5 (3.94%) VPN
5 4 (3.15%) DNS
5 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.15%) Multicast
6 2 (1.57%) Internet
6 2 (1.57%) DHCP
6 2 (1.57%) Broadband
7 1 (0.79%) ADSL
7 1 (0.79%) SSL
7 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) KDB
2 12 (9.45%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.79%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.79%) JMeter
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Selenium
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 85 (66.93%) Finance
2 22 (17.32%) Banking
3 19 (14.96%) Front Office
4 8 (6.30%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.57%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (55.12%) Analyst
2 38 (29.92%) Support Analyst
3 32 (25.20%) Desktop Support
4 26 (20.47%) Service Analyst
4 26 (20.47%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (15.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (14.96%) Support Engineer
7 18 (14.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (14.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 15 (11.81%) Applications Support
9 13 (10.24%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (9.45%) Credit Analyst
11 11 (8.66%) Technical Support
12 10 (7.87%) Desktop Analyst
13 9 (7.09%) Developer
14 8 (6.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 8 (6.30%) Technical Analyst
15 5 (3.94%) Technical Support Analyst
15 5 (3.94%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
16 4 (3.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) .NET
2 8 (6.30%) Rendezvous
3 4 (3.15%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.57%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (42.52%) Blackberry
2 16 (12.60%) Fixed Income
3 14 (11.02%) Hedge funds
4 12 (9.45%) Derivative
5 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.72%) Fat Client
6 6 (4.72%) Thin Client
7 5 (3.94%) Equities
8 4 (3.15%) iPhone
9 1 (0.79%) Eurex
9 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (54.33%) Windows
2 34 (26.77%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.11%) Linux
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Vista
6 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.94%) UNIX
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) ITIL
2 14 (11.02%) DNA
3 8 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (4.72%) Time Management
5 5 (3.94%) ETL
6 4 (3.15%) Workflow
6 4 (3.15%) Unit Testing
6 4 (3.15%) System Testing
6 4 (3.15%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.36%) Analytics
7 3 (2.36%) Test Planning
7 3 (2.36%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (2.36%) Project Management
8 2 (1.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.57%) Migration
8 2 (1.57%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.57%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.69%) SQL
2 20 (15.75%) Perl
3 19 (14.96%) Shell Script
4 16 (12.60%) Python
4 16 (12.60%) C#
5 7 (5.51%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.72%) Java
7 5 (3.94%) C++
7 5 (3.94%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.94%) VBA
7 5 (3.94%) Korn
8 4 (3.15%) C-shell
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) Degree
2 18 (14.17%) MCSE
2 18 (14.17%) MCSA
2 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 59 (46.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (16.54%) XenApp
3 19 (14.96%) Xen
4 18 (14.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) XenServer
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 87 (68.50%) Bloomberg
2 69 (54.33%) Microsoft
3 37 (29.13%) Citrix
4 30 (23.62%) VMware
5 26 (20.47%) FactSet
6 19 (14.96%) Avaya
6 19 (14.96%) Cisco
7 18 (14.17%) Wyse
8 14 (11.02%) Tradeweb
9 12 (9.45%) Sybase
10 10 (7.87%) Fidessa
11 8 (6.30%) TIBCO
12 7 (5.51%) Oracle
13 4 (3.15%) Sophos
13 4 (3.15%) AppSense
13 4 (3.15%) Solace
13 4 (3.15%) F5
14 3 (2.36%) Splunk
14 3 (2.36%) MarketAxess
14 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
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