The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ 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 COM+ over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 433 424 413
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 16 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 22
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
COM+
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7512 8373 8763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.40% 38.66% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6378 7368 7792
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM+ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COM+
Salary Trend in the South East

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

COM+ Salary Trend in the South East

COM+
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 COM+ within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
East Sussex -13 11 £33,500 -16.25%
Hampshire - 3 £38,750 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
COM+
England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing COM+ 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 COM+.

1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) IIS
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (64.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
6 10 (58.82%) EMC
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco
6 10 (58.82%) SAN
6 10 (58.82%) Firewall
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
7 9 (52.94%) Splunk
7 9 (52.94%) NetCrunch
7 9 (52.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (47.06%) Change Control
9 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
11 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
11 4 (23.53%) C#
12 3 (17.65%) WCF
12 3 (17.65%) LINQ

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing COM+ 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 COM+. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (82.35%) IIS
2 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) DTS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Support Technician
2 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Technician
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) MFC
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) WCF
1 3 (17.65%) LINQ
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Delphi
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (52.94%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) EMC
3 9 (52.94%) Splunk
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft