The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 614 609 621
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing APACS 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.021% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £53,750 £48,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.97% +65.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £48,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +81.10%
APACS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17808 19459 20113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.65% 45.34% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14720 15437 16653
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in London

APACS
Salary Trend in London

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

APACS Salary Trend in London

APACS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
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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
City of London - 1 £62,500 - 1
APACS
England

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing APACS 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 APACS.

1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 8583
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing APACS 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 APACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EMV
1 1 (12.50%) EFT
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) SUSE
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) F5