The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 396 437 427
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 40 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.080% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.099% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 18
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
Performance Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17161 18115 16851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.92% 80.51% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13972 14159 13696
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in the South East

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in the South East

Performance Improvement
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 Performance Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +12 15 £51,200 +36.53% 1
Berkshire +11 7 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Kent - 7 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Hampshire +12 3 £51,500 -17.60% 4
Surrey +1 3 £42,500 -3.40%
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement.

1 26 (32.91%) ITIL
2 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 25 (31.65%) Degree
3 20 (25.32%) Service Management
4 19 (24.05%) Data Protection
5 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
5 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (18.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
7 14 (17.72%) SQL
7 14 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (16.46%) ISO 9001
8 13 (16.46%) Quality Management
8 13 (16.46%) SLA
9 12 (15.19%) Process Management
10 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
10 11 (13.92%) Windows
11 10 (12.66%) CCNA
11 10 (12.66%) MS Office
11 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (12.66%) SAN
11 10 (12.66%) VMware
11 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
11 10 (12.66%) Riverbed
11 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (11.39%) Line Management
13 8 (10.13%) Business Transformation
13 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (10.13%) Network Architecture
13 8 (10.13%) Forefront TMG

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
1 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.33%) CMS
3 3 (3.80%) SAS
4 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS Office
3 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) SPSS
5 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) SAN
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
2 8 (10.13%) VLAN
2 8 (10.13%) WAN
2 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) SMS
3 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.27%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MS Access
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Selenium
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Publishing
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Quality Manager
2 10 (12.66%) Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Audit Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Team Leader
5 6 (7.59%) Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Client Services Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Junior
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.06%) IT Support
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Improvement Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) XSD
2 2 (2.53%) XSLT
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5
3 1 (1.27%) CSS3
3 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.27%) D3.js
3 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Statistics
3 6 (7.59%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.33%) Copywriting
4 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.80%) Economics
6 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) ITIL
2 20 (25.32%) Service Management
3 19 (24.05%) Data Protection
4 15 (18.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (16.46%) Quality Management
6 12 (15.19%) Process Management
7 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
8 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (11.39%) Line Management
10 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (10.13%) Business Transformation
10 8 (10.13%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (10.13%) Performance Management
10 8 (10.13%) Network Architecture
11 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.86%) Change Management
11 7 (8.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.06%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.80%) R
6 2 (2.53%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) CCNA
2 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PMP
3 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.53%) CCA
3 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (16.46%) ISO 9001
2 13 (16.46%) SLA
3 6 (7.59%) QA
4 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.53%) COBIT
5 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) ISA Server
1 8 (10.13%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) VMware
2 10 (12.66%) Riverbed
3 8 (10.13%) Cisco
3 8 (10.13%) 3Com
3 8 (10.13%) HP
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 4 (5.06%) Computacenter
6 3 (3.80%) F5
6 3 (3.80%) Tableau
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
7 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.53%) Aquila
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix
7 2 (2.53%) CA
7 2 (2.53%) SGI
8 1 (1.27%) McAfee
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