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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 447 418 436
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 3 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.056% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.11% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Average salary £65,000 £44,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.25% -0.55%
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+35.63% -6.00%
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
11439 10721 11230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.57% 49.94% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8824 8635 9443
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 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
Hampshire - 3 £65,000 -
Mercator
England

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Force.com
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) XQuery
1 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Foglight
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) F5