The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank - - 257
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.68%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3298 3107 3522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.56% 45.17% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2793 2642 3102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Reuters
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Reuters Salary Trend in the North West

Reuters
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg