The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 18 September 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+32.12% -3.50%
Mercator
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
507 410 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.79% 39.35% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 420 352 340
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Mercator
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Mercator Salary Trend in Kent

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5