The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 380 356 324
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 282 272 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.62% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.35% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 210 201 328
Average salary £46,250 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +55.73%
Reuters
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
21249 20220 23295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.25% 46.11% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17527 16889 19886
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in London

Reuters
Salary Trend in London

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

Reuters Salary Trend in London

Reuters
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reuters across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Reuters Salary Histogram in London

Reuters
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 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 +24 81 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 437 (81.99%) Bloomberg
2 331 (62.10%) Finance
3 228 (42.78%) Windows
4 167 (31.33%) Active Directory
5 148 (27.77%) Microsoft
6 141 (26.45%) SQL
7 137 (25.70%) Degree
8 133 (24.95%) Banking
9 131 (24.58%) Linux
10 114 (21.39%) MS Office
11 113 (21.20%) Blackberry
12 106 (19.89%) ITIL
13 104 (19.51%) UNIX
14 103 (19.32%) MS Exchange
15 101 (18.95%) Perl
16 98 (18.39%) Hedge funds
17 96 (18.01%) MS Excel
18 91 (17.07%) DNS
18 91 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
19 89 (16.70%) Front Office
20 88 (16.51%) Windows 7
21 87 (16.32%) Exchange Server 2010
22 85 (15.95%) TCP/IP
23 79 (14.82%) SQL Server
24 77 (14.45%) Python
25 71 (13.32%) Investment Banking
26 70 (13.13%) Citrix
27 69 (12.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
28 67 (12.57%) Cisco
29 66 (12.38%) RMDS

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 103 (19.32%) MS Exchange
2 87 (16.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (12.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 47 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.69%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.50%) Lync
8 8 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.31%) IIS
10 6 (1.13%) Apache
11 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.75%) Mule
13 3 (0.56%) Confluence
14 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 114 (21.39%) MS Office
2 96 (18.01%) MS Excel
3 33 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.13%) MS Project
6 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (12.38%) RMDS
2 34 (6.38%) Eikon
3 16 (3.00%) 3000 Xtra
4 14 (2.63%) Summit
5 12 (2.25%) Front Arena
6 10 (1.88%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 8 (1.50%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.38%) Advent Moxy
10 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 91 (17.07%) DNS
2 85 (15.95%) TCP/IP
3 60 (11.26%) LAN
4 56 (10.51%) WAN
5 55 (10.32%) DHCP
6 39 (7.32%) SAN
7 36 (6.75%) VPN
8 35 (6.57%) iSCSI
9 34 (6.38%) Firewall
10 26 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
10 26 (4.88%) Multicast
11 19 (3.56%) FTP
12 14 (2.63%) IP Telephony
12 14 (2.63%) NAS
12 14 (2.63%) LDAP
13 13 (2.44%) Network Security
14 11 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (1.88%) SSL
16 5 (0.94%) Cisco IPT
17 4 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.06%) Sybase ASE
7 10 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.69%) Sybase IQ
9 8 (1.50%) Data Mart
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.75%) DTS
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.38%) KDB
13 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (2.44%) Subversion
2 8 (1.50%) JIRA
2 8 (1.50%) Toad
3 7 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.94%) Maven
5 4 (0.75%) Mockito
5 4 (0.75%) Ant
5 4 (0.75%) JUnit
5 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) NUnit
8 1 (0.19%) Yeoman
General
1 331 (62.10%) Finance
2 133 (24.95%) Banking
3 89 (16.70%) Front Office
4 71 (13.32%) Investment Banking
5 48 (9.01%) Back Office
6 37 (6.94%) Financial Institution
7 26 (4.88%) Law
8 20 (3.75%) Legal
9 11 (2.06%) Publishing
10 6 (1.13%) Advertising
11 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.56%) French Language
12 3 (0.56%) German Language
12 3 (0.56%) Retail
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (23.26%) Analyst
2 78 (14.63%) Support Analyst
3 67 (12.57%) Developer
4 56 (10.51%) Desktop Support
5 42 (7.88%) Support Engineer
6 41 (7.69%) Market Data Engineer
7 38 (7.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (5.63%) Applications Support
9 28 (5.25%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (5.07%) Technical Support
11 25 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 22 (4.13%) Consultant
13 20 (3.75%) Service Analyst
13 20 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (3.38%) Desktop Analyst
14 18 (3.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 18 (3.38%) Administrator
14 18 (3.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.07%) .NET
2 24 (4.50%) Rendezvous
3 19 (3.56%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.19%) Spring
5 15 (2.81%) XML
6 14 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (2.44%) Middleware
8 12 (2.25%) jQuery
9 11 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (1.88%) WCF
11 9 (1.69%) JSP
11 9 (1.69%) Servlets
12 8 (1.50%) WPF
12 8 (1.50%) HTML
12 8 (1.50%) CSS
12 8 (1.50%) Web Services
13 7 (1.31%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.13%) REST
14 6 (1.13%) HTML5
14 6 (1.13%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 113 (21.20%) Blackberry
2 98 (18.39%) Hedge funds
3 58 (10.88%) Computer Science
4 55 (10.32%) Equities
5 47 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 47 (8.82%) Reference Data
6 39 (7.32%) Fixed Income
7 37 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.94%) PDA
9 18 (3.38%) Market Risk
10 17 (3.19%) iPhone
11 15 (2.81%) iPad
12 14 (2.63%) Derivative
13 13 (2.44%) Mathematics
14 12 (2.25%) Statistics
15 11 (2.06%) Firmware
15 11 (2.06%) Client/Server
16 9 (1.69%) Management Information System
17 8 (1.50%) User Experience
17 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 228 (42.78%) Windows
2 131 (24.58%) Linux
3 104 (19.51%) UNIX
4 91 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (16.51%) Windows 7
6 56 (10.51%) Windows XP
7 49 (9.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (8.07%) Solaris
9 33 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (4.69%) Android
11 23 (4.32%) Windows 8
12 20 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (3.38%) CentOS
14 15 (2.81%) SUSE
14 15 (2.81%) Debian
15 12 (2.25%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.13%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.13%) VMS
17 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.89%) ITIL
2 49 (9.19%) Project Management
3 35 (6.57%) OO
4 33 (6.19%) Low Latency
4 33 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (5.25%) Asset Management
6 26 (4.88%) Wealth Management
7 25 (4.69%) Electronic Trading
8 24 (4.50%) Risk Management
9 21 (3.94%) Change Management
10 18 (3.38%) Business Continuity
10 18 (3.38%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (3.19%) OOP
11 17 (3.19%) Time Management
11 17 (3.19%) Multithreading
12 16 (3.00%) ETRM
12 16 (3.00%) Data Modelling
12 16 (3.00%) MVC
13 15 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (2.81%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (26.45%) SQL
2 101 (18.95%) Perl
3 77 (14.45%) Python
4 62 (11.63%) C#
5 51 (9.57%) Java
6 49 (9.19%) Bash Shell
7 36 (6.75%) Shell Script
8 29 (5.44%) PowerShell
9 22 (4.13%) C++
10 17 (3.19%) JavaScript
11 16 (3.00%) VBScript
12 15 (2.81%) VBA
13 11 (2.06%) Ruby
14 9 (1.69%) VB
14 9 (1.69%) RPG
15 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.13%) Korn
16 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.13%) AWK
17 5 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 137 (25.70%) Degree
2 44 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.32%) CCNA
3 23 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (4.32%) MCSE
4 16 (3.00%) MCSA
5 15 (2.81%) MCP
6 13 (2.44%) MCITP
7 11 (2.06%) MCDST
8 8 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.94%) MOS
10 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.19%) MCT
11 1 (0.19%) CFA
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.00%) SLA
2 5 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (0.94%) MiFID
2 5 (0.94%) Basel III
3 2 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 167 (31.33%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.44%) XenApp
4 11 (2.06%) NFS
4 11 (2.06%) Xen
5 8 (1.50%) MetaFrame
6 6 (1.13%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.75%) vSphere
7 4 (0.75%) XenServer
7 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (5.63%) NetBackup
2 29 (5.44%) SCCM
3 28 (5.25%) ITRS Geneos
4 16 (3.00%) Puppet
5 9 (1.69%) WSUS
6 8 (1.50%) Control-M
6 8 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.31%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.94%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 437 (81.99%) Bloomberg
2 148 (27.77%) Microsoft
3 70 (13.13%) Citrix
4 67 (12.57%) Cisco
5 58 (10.88%) VMware
6 51 (9.57%) Sybase
7 47 (8.82%) NetApp
8 46 (8.63%) TIBCO
9 40 (7.50%) Symantec
10 36 (6.75%) Red Hat
11 34 (6.38%) Oracle
12 28 (5.25%) Murex
13 26 (4.88%) CQG
13 26 (4.88%) Fidessa
14 21 (3.94%) Avaya
15 20 (3.75%) HP
16 19 (3.56%) IBM
16 19 (3.56%) GoldenSource
17 18 (3.38%) ION Trading
18 15 (2.81%) Dell
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