The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 229 212 221
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Applications category 0.85% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £26,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -10.83%
Acrobat
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 West region.

Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
941 835 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.45% 16.32% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 787 713 661
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Acrobat
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Acrobat Salary Trend in the South West

Acrobat
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Acrobat across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Acrobat Salary Histogram in the South West

Acrobat
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Gloucestershire +5 6 £37,500 +50.00%
Bristol -7 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £24,000 -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
2 8 (88.89%) MS Visio
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) JSP
3 7 (77.78%) HNC
3 7 (77.78%) FrameMaker
3 7 (77.78%) Automotive
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
1 8 (88.89%) MS Visio
2 7 (77.78%) FrameMaker
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
General
1 7 (77.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Author
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Author
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Technical Author
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) HNC
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
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