The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats 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 FastStats over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 422 428 442
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 28 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.005% 0.022%
As % of the Applications category 0.71% 0.027% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +18.18%
FastStats
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
3968 3640 3336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.53% 16.75% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 2996 2926
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FastStats
Salary Trend in the South East

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

FastStats Salary Trend in the South East

FastStats
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FastStats across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

FastStats Salary Histogram in the South East

FastStats
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 FastStats within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Kent - 21 £37,500 -
West Sussex -4 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
FastStats
England

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 20 (58.82%) Marketing
1 20 (58.82%) Neolane
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 12 (35.29%) Unica
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) Project Management
5 10 (29.41%) Firewall
5 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 10 (29.41%) CRM
5 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 10 (29.41%) ETL
5 10 (29.41%) Adobe
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (26.47%) VLAN
6 9 (26.47%) ProCurve
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (26.47%) ZABBIX
6 9 (26.47%) XenApp
6 9 (26.47%) Veeam
6 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (26.47%) Campaign Management
6 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
6 9 (26.47%) HP
6 9 (26.47%) Citrix
6 9 (26.47%) SAN
6 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) Backup Exec
6 9 (26.47%) Wireless

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing FastStats 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 FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) VLAN
2 9 (26.47%) SAN
2 9 (26.47%) Wireless
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) QlikView
4 3 (8.82%) OLAP
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (58.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Marketing Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Project Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Project Management
1 10 (29.41%) CRM
1 10 (29.41%) ETL
2 9 (26.47%) Campaign Management
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Propensity Modelling
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.65%) RAD
4 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Data Management
4 6 (17.65%) Matrix Management
4 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.76%) CHAID
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) XenApp
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) ZABBIX
1 9 (26.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Neolane
2 12 (35.29%) Unica
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Adobe
4 9 (26.47%) ProCurve
4 9 (26.47%) Veeam
4 9 (26.47%) HP
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 8 (23.53%) Alterian
6 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 6 (17.65%) Eloqua
7 5 (14.71%) Pega
7 5 (14.71%) ExactTarget
7 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (14.71%) IBM
7 5 (14.71%) Chordiant
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) SmartFocus
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco