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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 256 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.040% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +47.54%
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
3361 3107 3775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.21% 45.09% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2634 3269
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Merseyside - 3 £52,500 -
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) MCDST
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) Smartphone

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Support
2 2 (33.33%) BlackBerry Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCDST
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco