The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 26 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 26 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.82% 11.24% 11.35%
As % of the General category 14.29% 32.94% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 51
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
182 170 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 47.77% 34.14% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 147 139 126
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Finance
South East

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Finance
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Finance Salary Trend in Middlesex

Finance
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 28 (36.36%) Project Management
2 16 (20.78%) Retail
3 15 (19.48%) SAP
3 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) Banking
6 11 (14.29%) ITIL
6 11 (14.29%) LAN
7 10 (12.99%) Oracle
7 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
7 10 (12.99%) Windows
7 10 (12.99%) Manufacturing
8 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.39%) Marketing
9 8 (10.39%) VMware
9 8 (10.39%) ERP
10 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (9.09%) vSphere
10 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (7.79%) SCCM
11 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (7.79%) Lync
11 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (7.79%) Degree
11 6 (7.79%) Application Packaging
11 6 (7.79%) PKI

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (7.79%) Lync
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.90%) Documentum
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.90%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.19%) MS Project
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (6.49%) SAP FI
1 5 (6.49%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.90%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.90%) SAP Retail
3 2 (2.60%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (2.60%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.60%) Magento
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.60%) Agresso
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.30%) HFM
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (6.49%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) VPN
4 3 (3.90%) Internet
4 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.90%) HTTP
4 3 (3.90%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.60%) SAN
5 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) TestDirector
1 4 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.30%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (20.78%) Retail
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 10 (12.99%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.39%) Marketing
5 6 (7.79%) Local Government
6 5 (6.49%) Legal
7 4 (5.19%) Advertising
8 3 (3.90%) Publishing
8 3 (3.90%) Back Office
9 2 (2.60%) Billing
9 2 (2.60%) General Ledger
10 1 (1.30%) Electronics
10 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.99%) Consultant
3 8 (10.39%) Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 6 (7.79%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Head of Professional Services
6 4 (5.19%) Testing Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Head of Testing
6 4 (5.19%) Solutions Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.79%) PKI
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Social Media
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.19%) Linux
5 3 (3.90%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) UNIX
6 1 (1.30%) HPUX
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Project Management
2 11 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (10.39%) ERP
4 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
4 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
4 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.49%) CRM
5 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
6 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.19%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.19%) TDD
6 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.19%) UML
6 4 (5.19%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.19%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) PHP
3 3 (3.90%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) VBA
4 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
1 6 (7.79%) ISEB
1 6 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (5.19%) RHCE
3 1 (1.30%) QiCA
3 1 (1.30%) CIMA
3 1 (1.30%) CISA
3 1 (1.30%) CISM
3 1 (1.30%) ACCA
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) CCA
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.30%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) COBIT
1 1 (1.30%) COSO
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) vSphere
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) SAP
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) VMware
4 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.90%) Adobe
6 3 (3.90%) JBoss
6 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.60%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.60%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.30%) Lotus
8 1 (1.30%) CODA
8 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.30%) Sun
8 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.30%) Juniper