The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 13 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank 897 922 881
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 5 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.001% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.002% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 16
Average salary - - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary - - £44,000
Mercator
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42480 46507 46322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.43% 47.53% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35238 38586 37137
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,014 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mercator
Salary Trend in England

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

Mercator Salary Trend in England

Mercator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 - -
South East +5 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Mercator
UK

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 9 (60.00%) Presales
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Replication
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) NAS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) FirePass
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (20.00%) Junos
6 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) CCSE
6 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (20.00%) Business Development
6 3 (20.00%) Xen
6 3 (20.00%) Degree

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Casewise Modeler
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (20.00%) FirePass
2 3 (20.00%) Junos
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Presales
2 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Business Development
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCDP
1 3 (20.00%) CCIE
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) CCSA
1 3 (20.00%) CCSE
1 3 (20.00%) CCSP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Xen
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
5 1 (6.67%) KVM
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) vMotion
2 1 (6.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) Nokia
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) SunGard
6 1 (6.67%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) Casewise
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat