The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 15 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 2.50% 4.55% 13.04%
As % of the General category 7.14% 9.38% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Average salary £67,500 £61,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% +22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 35.00% 48.48% 63.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 41
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
South East

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region.

Finance Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) PMI
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) AppSense
4 2 (22.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (22.22%) Wall Street Systems
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Assurance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Budget Control
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) APMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COSO
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
1 2 (22.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) NetSuite
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) Wall Street Systems
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Sage
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects