The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 798 787 774
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 95 124 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Applications category 0.53% 0.74% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 77 100 87
Average salary £32,500 £31,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.36% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-8.95% +5.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17864 16766 16382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.68% 15.15% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14642 13782 13937
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.94%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK.

Acrobat Salary Trend in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Acrobat over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Acrobat Salary Histogram in the UK

Acrobat
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England -42 95 £32,500 - 11
London -29 30 £40,000 +50.94% 3
South East -16 21 £30,000 -15.49% 3
East of England -39 18 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Bedford -4 17 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Bedfordshire -11 17 £32,500 +14.03% 1
West Sussex +6 12 £32,500 -10.95%
Yorkshire -28 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South West -11 7 £21,000 -16.00%
North West -18 6 £27,000 -25.00% 1
Somerset - 6 £21,000 -
Clevedon - 6 £21,000 -
Harrogate -2 5 £35,000 -6.66%
North Yorkshire -2 5 £35,000 -6.66%
City of London +9 4 £60,000 +140.00%
Manchester -17 4 £27,000 -25.00%
Sheffield -20 4 £18,000 +5.88% 2
South Yorkshire -27 4 £18,000 +5.88% 2
Uxbridge - 4 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +12 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands +7 3 £27,000 +25.58%
Kent - 3 £20,500 - 1
Crawley -1 2 £27,500 -24.65%
Cheshire - 2 £36,000 - 1
Oxford +18 1 - -
Oxfordshire +12 1 - -
Hertfordshire -17 1 £40,000 +66.66%
West Yorkshire - 1 £23,000 -
Leeds - 1 £23,000 -
Leicester - 1 £24,000 -

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 140 (86.96%) Adobe
2 72 (44.72%) HTML
3 68 (42.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 64 (39.75%) Photoshop
4 64 (39.75%) MS Excel
5 57 (35.40%) Microsoft
6 51 (31.68%) MS Office
7 46 (28.57%) Windows
8 45 (27.95%) CSS
9 40 (24.84%) Dreamweaver
9 40 (24.84%) Degree
10 29 (18.01%) MS Visio
11 27 (16.77%) InDesign
12 26 (16.15%) Marketing
12 26 (16.15%) RoboHelp
13 25 (15.53%) JavaScript
14 24 (14.91%) MS PowerPoint
15 23 (14.29%) FrameMaker
16 22 (13.66%) HTML5
17 20 (12.42%) Graphic Design
17 20 (12.42%) Adobe Captivate
18 19 (11.80%) PaintShop Pro
18 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
19 18 (11.18%) MS Exchange
20 16 (9.94%) Flash
20 16 (9.94%) User Experience
21 15 (9.32%) Intranet
21 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
22 13 (8.07%) Web Design
22 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.59%) IIS
3 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.73%) WordPress
4 6 (3.73%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Lync
Applications
1 68 (42.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 64 (39.75%) Photoshop
2 64 (39.75%) MS Excel
3 51 (31.68%) MS Office
4 29 (18.01%) MS Visio
5 27 (16.77%) InDesign
6 26 (16.15%) RoboHelp
7 24 (14.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 23 (14.29%) FrameMaker
9 20 (12.42%) Adobe Captivate
10 19 (11.80%) PaintShop Pro
11 11 (6.83%) MS Project
11 11 (6.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (3.73%) QuarkXPress
12 6 (3.73%) Fireworks
13 5 (3.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (3.11%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (1.24%) CorelDRAW
14 2 (1.24%) AutoCAD
14 2 (1.24%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) Intranet
2 9 (5.59%) Firewall
3 7 (4.35%) Internet
4 5 (3.11%) Network Security
4 5 (3.11%) LAN
5 4 (2.48%) DHCP
5 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.48%) DNS
6 3 (1.86%) VPN
6 3 (1.86%) WAN
7 2 (1.24%) VoIP
7 2 (1.24%) FTP
7 2 (1.24%) Wireless
8 1 (0.62%) IPsec
8 1 (0.62%) 3G
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.62%) NAS
8 1 (0.62%) PABX
8 1 (0.62%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.62%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) MySQL
3 3 (1.86%) MS Access
4 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 40 (24.84%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.24%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.24%) JIRA
2 2 (1.24%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (16.15%) Marketing
2 10 (6.21%) Multimedia
3 9 (5.59%) Finance
3 9 (5.59%) Automotive
3 9 (5.59%) Legal
4 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.73%) Advertising
4 6 (3.73%) Publishing
4 6 (3.73%) Law
5 5 (3.11%) Interactive Media
5 5 (3.11%) French Language
6 3 (1.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (39.13%) Author
1 63 (39.13%) Technical Author
2 47 (29.19%) Designer
3 18 (11.18%) Graphic Designer
4 16 (9.94%) Analyst
5 10 (6.21%) Technical Support
5 10 (6.21%) UX Designer
6 9 (5.59%) Trainee
7 8 (4.97%) Senior Designer
7 8 (4.97%) Senior UX Designer
7 8 (4.97%) Service Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Web Designer
8 7 (4.35%) Senior Technical Author
9 6 (3.73%) Photoshop Designer
9 6 (3.73%) Trainee Consultant
9 6 (3.73%) Technical Support Consultant
9 6 (3.73%) Technical Writer
9 6 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.73%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.72%) HTML
2 45 (27.95%) CSS
3 22 (13.66%) HTML5
4 16 (9.94%) Flash
5 11 (6.83%) jQuery
6 10 (6.21%) XML
7 7 (4.35%) JSP
8 4 (2.48%) CSS3
9 3 (1.86%) .NET
10 2 (1.24%) XHTML
10 2 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.62%) V-Ray
11 1 (0.62%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) Graphic Design
2 16 (9.94%) User Experience
3 11 (6.83%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (6.83%) Blackberry
4 10 (6.21%) Animation
4 10 (6.21%) iPad
5 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.35%) E-Learning
7 6 (3.73%) PDA
8 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.11%) New Media
9 4 (2.48%) Social Media
10 3 (1.86%) Photography
11 2 (1.24%) CCTV
11 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.24%) iPhone
11 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.24%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.62%) Open Source
12 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (8.07%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 7 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 7 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.73%) Linux
5 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.11%) UNIX
6 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.24%) Android
9 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (8.07%) Web Design
3 11 (6.83%) CRM
4 10 (6.21%) Project Management
5 8 (4.97%) Content Management
6 7 (4.35%) Email Marketing
6 7 (4.35%) Time Management
6 7 (4.35%) Scrum
6 7 (4.35%) ITSM
7 6 (3.73%) Workflow
7 6 (3.73%) ITIL
7 6 (3.73%) Information Architecture
7 6 (3.73%) 3D Animation
8 5 (3.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.11%) Security Management
8 5 (3.11%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (2.48%) Business Analysis
9 4 (2.48%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.53%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.48%) C++
3 4 (2.48%) Python
4 2 (1.24%) PHP
4 2 (1.24%) C
5 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 40 (24.84%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.35%) HNC
5 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.24%) EnCE
8 1 (0.62%) MCITP
8 1 (0.62%) HND
8 1 (0.62%) MCSE
8 1 (0.62%) MCSA
8 1 (0.62%) CCNA
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) QA
2 7 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.73%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.62%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.62%) DameWare
2 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (86.96%) Adobe
2 57 (35.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.21%) Oracle
4 8 (4.97%) HP
4 8 (4.97%) Apple
5 7 (4.35%) Remedy
5 7 (4.35%) VMware
6 6 (3.73%) Quark
6 6 (3.73%) Novell
6 6 (3.73%) Peregrine
6 6 (3.73%) Lotus
7 5 (3.11%) Citrix
8 2 (1.24%) Cisco
8 2 (1.24%) Macromedia
8 2 (1.24%) Symantec
8 2 (1.24%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) iRise
9 1 (0.62%) Kony
9 1 (0.62%) Omniture
9 1 (0.62%) McAfee
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