The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 611 608 614
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 10 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.081% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.076% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 19
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £53,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.23% +18.88%
IDOL
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13130 14059 14367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.45% 30.85% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11343 12079 12694
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IDOL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in London

IDOL
Salary Trend in London

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

IDOL Salary Trend in London

IDOL
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IDOL within the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
City of London -7 8 £60,000 +11.11%
IDOL
England

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 8 (66.67%) VBScript
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 8 (66.67%) DTS
2 8 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Law
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) WorkSite
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing IDOL 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 IDOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) WorkSite
3 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Extranet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (66.67%) DTS
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DBA
1 8 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 8 (66.67%) VBScript
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
2 3 (25.00%) Novell
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft