The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 15 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 2.63% 9.52% 18.18%
As % of the General category 12.50% 28.57% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £28,000 £31,250 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.40% -42.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Kent

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

General Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 21.05% 33.33% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 6
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £33,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Finance
Salary Trend in Folkestone

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

Finance Salary Trend in Folkestone

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) BT
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) BMC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle