The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 569 587 554
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 38 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 44 41
Average salary £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,536 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £93,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £110,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+144.44% -
Ultra-Low Latency
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend in London

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

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Trend in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +4 10 £81,250 +1.43% 3
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Ultra-Low Latency 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 Ultra-Low Latency.

1 77 (96.25%) Low Latency
2 65 (81.25%) Finance
3 54 (67.50%) Linux
4 40 (50.00%) UNIX
5 31 (38.75%) C++
6 29 (36.25%) Banking
7 25 (31.25%) Multithreading
7 25 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (27.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (27.50%) Solaris
9 20 (25.00%) Equities
9 20 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 19 (23.75%) Hedge funds
10 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
10 19 (23.75%) Perl
10 19 (23.75%) Python
11 18 (22.50%) C
11 18 (22.50%) Red Hat
11 18 (22.50%) SAN
11 18 (22.50%) Nagios
11 18 (22.50%) VMware
11 18 (22.50%) Puppet
11 18 (22.50%) ZABBIX
12 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 16 (20.00%) Degree
13 14 (17.50%) STL
13 14 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (16.25%) OOD
14 13 (16.25%) SLA
14 13 (16.25%) Cisco

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Ultra-Low Latency 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 Ultra-Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
1 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) SAN
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
3 9 (11.25%) Multicast
4 8 (10.00%) DNS
5 6 (7.50%) Wireshark
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) LDAP
7 3 (3.75%) SSH
8 1 (1.25%) MPLS
8 1 (1.25%) OSPF
8 1 (1.25%) BGP
8 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) KDB
General
1 65 (81.25%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Banking
3 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
4 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 6 (7.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (15.00%) Administrator
5 11 (13.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (13.75%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) C Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Support Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Service Support Manager
11 2 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) STL
2 9 (11.25%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (8.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (1.25%) Spring
5 1 (1.25%) JMS
5 1 (1.25%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (25.00%) Equities
3 19 (23.75%) Hedge funds
4 12 (15.00%) Derivative
5 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
6 9 (11.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (11.25%) Replication
6 9 (11.25%) Clustering
7 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
8 6 (7.50%) Data Structures
9 5 (6.25%) Open Source
10 3 (3.75%) Statistics
10 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
11 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 54 (67.50%) Linux
2 40 (50.00%) UNIX
3 25 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (27.50%) Solaris
5 12 (15.00%) SUSE
6 10 (12.50%) Windows
7 9 (11.25%) CentOS
7 9 (11.25%) Debian
7 9 (11.25%) Fedora
7 9 (11.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (96.25%) Low Latency
2 25 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 14 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (16.25%) OOD
5 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.50%) ITIL
5 10 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 9 (11.25%) OO
6 9 (11.25%) Load Balancing
7 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.00%) CRM
7 8 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
8 6 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (7.50%) Market Making
9 5 (6.25%) Analytics
9 5 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
9 5 (6.25%) Software Architecture
9 5 (6.25%) OOP
9 5 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) C++
2 20 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 19 (23.75%) Python
3 19 (23.75%) Perl
4 18 (22.50%) C
5 13 (16.25%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (2.50%) SQL
8 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PhD
5 1 (1.25%) CCIE
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Nagios
1 18 (22.50%) ZABBIX
1 18 (22.50%) Puppet
2 8 (10.00%) CFEngine
3 6 (7.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) VMware
1 18 (22.50%) Red Hat
2 13 (16.25%) Cisco
3 9 (11.25%) Patsystems
3 9 (11.25%) GL TRADE
3 9 (11.25%) NYFIX
4 8 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 8 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.50%) Juniper
6 5 (6.25%) Google
6 5 (6.25%) Facebook
7 4 (5.00%) 29West
8 2 (2.50%) Sun
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle
9 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
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