The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 240 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% - 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% - 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Reuters
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
2623 2528 2236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.33% 41.48% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2018 1851
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Reuters
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Reuters Salary Trend in the South West

Reuters
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 Reuters within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Dorset - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Lync
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) BT
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) MCP
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Security Patching
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (30.00%) iPad
5 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 3 (30.00%) iPad
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (30.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (40.00%) BT
3 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya