The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 442 434 443
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.043% 0.034% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +10.00%
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11740 11808 11929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.26% 51.69% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9219 9557 10150
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Mercator
England

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mercator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Mercator Salary Trend in the South East

Mercator
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 Mercator within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 3 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -14 1 £44,000 +3.52%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Mercator
England

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) PMP
3 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Publishing
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Dependency Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) XQuery
1 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) PMP
2 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Foglight
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
1 2 (28.57%) F5