The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 109 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -21.68%
Reuters
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
509 641 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.09% 42.85% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 338 416 282
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Reuters
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Reuters
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Market Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Market Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft