The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank 462 455 440
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.019% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £44,000
Mercator
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9729 10371 9696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.27% 50.63% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8101 8224 7581
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016. 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 - 2 - -
Mercator
England

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SunGard
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard