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 3 September 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercator
Rank 853 875 704
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -171
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 13 12 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.011% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.024% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 137
Average salary - £60,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £63,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +35.63%
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
46362 50410 47081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.57% 46.70% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38501 40401 39004
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015. 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 +16 12 - -
West Midlands +7 1 - -
Mercator
UK

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Junos
3 8 (29.63%) CCNP
3 8 (29.63%) CCDP
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (29.63%) Juniper
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
5 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) SAN
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) vSphere
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
7 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) VPN
8 3 (11.11%) SLA
8 3 (11.11%) LAN
8 3 (11.11%) WAN
8 3 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Junos
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.41%) FirePass
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Network Consultant
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Network Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Server Support
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Project Management
1 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Line Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Separation of Concerns
4 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) CRUD
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Korn
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CCNP
1 8 (29.63%) CCDP
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCSA
2 2 (7.41%) CCSE
2 2 (7.41%) CCIE
2 2 (7.41%) CCSP
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) RHCT
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Zenoss
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) Nokia
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) CA
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) Apple