The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank - - 198
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £47,500
Cognizant
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2574 2269 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.90% 44.28% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1879 2172
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cognizant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Cognizant Salary Trend in the South West

Cognizant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Cognizant 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 Cognizant.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Cognizant 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 Cognizant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) TeamSite
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) F5