The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercator
Rank 632 664 562
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -102
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 4 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.030% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.065% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 38
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-51.00% +8.69%
Mercator
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20257 23189 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.27% 46.18% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16967 19238 16874
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mercator
Salary Trend in London

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

Mercator Salary Trend in London

Mercator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(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
Hounslow +11 2 - -
Mercator
England

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCDP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Junos
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) XMPP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCDP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint