The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 13 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 33.33% 39.39% 76.47%
As % of the General category 67.86% 61.90% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 58
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,350 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

General Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 21 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 49.12% 63.64% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 59
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,550 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Finance
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Dunstable region.

Finance Salary Trend in Dunstable

Finance
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 21 (55.26%) Banking
2 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) MS Visio
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (39.47%) Juniper
4 14 (36.84%) CCNP
4 14 (36.84%) MS Office
4 14 (36.84%) F5
5 12 (31.58%) Firewall
6 11 (28.95%) HP
6 11 (28.95%) Java
7 10 (26.32%) Change Management
7 10 (26.32%) Process Improvement
8 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (23.68%) SLA
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) VPN
9 8 (21.05%) SSL
9 8 (21.05%) RIP
9 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
9 8 (21.05%) PRINCE
9 8 (21.05%) DWDM
9 8 (21.05%) MPLS
9 8 (21.05%) OSPF
9 8 (21.05%) BGP
9 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
9 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Visio
2 14 (36.84%) MS Office
3 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 8 (21.05%) RIP
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.05%) Wireless
3 8 (21.05%) DWDM
3 8 (21.05%) MPLS
3 8 (21.05%) OSPF
3 8 (21.05%) BGP
3 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
3 8 (21.05%) SSL
3 8 (21.05%) HSRP
4 4 (10.53%) PuTTY
4 4 (10.53%) WinSCP
4 4 (10.53%) FTP
4 4 (10.53%) SSH
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Toad
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.26%) PowerBuilder
General
1 21 (55.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Network Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Environment Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.63%) Symmetrix
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Celerra
2 1 (2.63%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Change Management
1 10 (26.32%) Process Improvement
2 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.05%) PRINCE
3 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Network Management
4 7 (18.42%) UML
5 6 (15.79%) Network Design
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (36.84%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) CCDP
4 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) XenApp
1 1 (2.63%) XenServer
1 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) HP NNM
2 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 14 (36.84%) F5
4 11 (28.95%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) AppSense
7 1 (2.63%) Brocade
7 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec