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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 217 193 203
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 10 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 1.14% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 14
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £39,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.04%
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
1684 1581 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.16% 30.55% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1308 1319
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

EPoS Salary Histogram 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 22 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
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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 - 8 £24,750 -
Somerset -24 2 £43,750 +12.90%
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (68.97%) Retail
2 15 (51.72%) ERP
3 13 (44.83%) SAP
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) CRM
4 11 (37.93%) SAP CRM
5 9 (31.03%) MS Office
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.79%) VoIP
10 3 (10.34%) WAN
10 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.34%) SQL
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco
10 3 (10.34%) LAN
10 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
10 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (68.97%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) IT Support
4 5 (17.24%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Business Development Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.45%) IT Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ERP
2 11 (37.93%) CRM
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Business Development
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) SAP
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
3 2 (6.90%) Aruba
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Intel
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Retalix
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