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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 601 648 612
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -36
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 12 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.088% 0.066% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 7
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -19.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -22.76%
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
13575 15096 12893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.25% 31.03% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11628 13087 11160
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Legal
1 15 (93.75%) WorkSite
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (81.25%) HP
3 13 (81.25%) Law
4 12 (75.00%) Client/Server
5 11 (68.75%) Project Planning
6 9 (56.25%) Document Management
7 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (12.50%) VMware
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) NetApp
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 2 (12.50%) VLAN
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (12.50%) vSphere
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) WorkSite
2 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) DTS
General
1 15 (93.75%) Legal
2 13 (81.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Applications Support
2 11 (68.75%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Project Planning
2 9 (56.25%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects