The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 230 222 185
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -37
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 15 13 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.22% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.57% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 40
Average salary £21,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,900 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £45,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.49%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2064 2275 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.87% 39.06% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1855 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

EPoS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

EPoS Salary Trend in the South West

EPoS
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 EPoS within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Bristol - 6 £21,750 -
Wiltshire -10 3 - -
Dorset -14 2 £20,700 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Devon - 1 £20,400 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing EPoS 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 EPoS.

1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) MS Office
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) CCNA
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) SonicWALL
6 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
7 3 (11.11%) SAP
7 3 (11.11%) VoIP
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Line Management
8 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) IIS
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (7.41%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Telecoms

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing EPoS 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 EPoS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Support Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Operations Manager
3 5 (18.52%) EPoS Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) EPoS Field Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) EPoS Installation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Break Fix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ERP
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) SonicWALL
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Aruba
5 1 (3.70%) Retalix
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Intel