The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 96 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £53,750 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Hedge funds
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
485 328 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.80% 34.42% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 359 223 252
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Essex

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Veeam
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Multicast
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk