The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 424 369 414
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +45
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 14 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.40% 1.56% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 41 20
Average salary £24,250 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £37,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
Acrobat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3520 3278 3504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.10% 15.61% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2667 2925
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Acrobat across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Acrobat
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Acrobat Salary Trend in the South East

Acrobat
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Acrobat across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Acrobat Salary Histogram in the South East

Acrobat
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Berkshire -11 10 £35,000 -
Kent +9 3 £20,500 -36.92%
Hampshire -30 1 £28,000 +1.81%
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat.

1 31 (86.11%) Adobe
2 22 (61.11%) Photoshop
2 22 (61.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (38.89%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 13 (36.11%) InDesign
5 10 (27.78%) Marketing
5 10 (27.78%) Degree
5 10 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (27.78%) Internet
6 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (25.00%) Retail
6 9 (25.00%) Games
6 9 (25.00%) ATL
6 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) Broadband
6 9 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (25.00%) Smartphone
7 8 (22.22%) WordPress
7 8 (22.22%) Social Media
7 8 (22.22%) Quark
7 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) MS Office
8 7 (19.44%) HTML5
9 6 (16.67%) 3D Animation
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) jQuery
9 6 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (16.67%) Animation
9 6 (16.67%) MS Visio

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) WordPress
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Photoshop
1 22 (61.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 13 (36.11%) InDesign
4 10 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (19.44%) MS Office
6 6 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 6 (16.67%) RoboHelp
7 5 (13.89%) FrameMaker
8 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (5.56%) Fireworks
10 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
2 9 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.78%) PABX
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) 3G
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Marketing
2 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
2 9 (25.00%) Games
3 6 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Designer
2 12 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
3 11 (30.56%) Creative Designer
4 6 (16.67%) Author
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Author
5 4 (11.11%) Photoshop Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Writer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) ATL
2 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) HTML5
4 6 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) Flash
6 1 (2.78%) CSS3
6 1 (2.78%) XHTML
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 8 (22.22%) Social Media
3 6 (16.67%) Animation
3 6 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (16.67%) E-Learning
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) Photography
4 2 (5.56%) New Media
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) PDA
5 1 (2.78%) CCTV
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) 3D Animation
2 3 (8.33%) CAD
3 2 (5.56%) Web Design
3 2 (5.56%) Brand Management
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) Content Management
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.78%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) HNC
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Adobe
2 8 (22.22%) Quark
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya
5 1 (2.78%) Novell
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee