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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 829 825 794
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 73 51 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.048% 0.092%
As % of the Applications category 0.42% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 76
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £21,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £25,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.63%

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
17338 16046 17058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.15% 15.04% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13792 13370 14509
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 £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 72 £32,000 -1.53% 14
London -23 26 £27,500 -15.38% 3
South East -11 15 £35,000 -1.40% 4
Yorkshire -22 13 £29,750 +80.30% 2
East of England -21 10 £32,500 +51.16% 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £25,500 - 2
Leeds - 10 £25,500 - 2
South West -20 8 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Bedford - 8 £32,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £32,000 -
Gloucestershire +2 6 £37,500 +50.00%
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Surrey - 3 £28,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire -6 2 £29,500 +28.26% 3
Hertfordshire -8 2 £40,000 +66.66%
Woking - 2 £28,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 1 £37,500 -26.47%
Croydon -7 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Fareham - 1 £20,000 - 2
Ilford - 1 £27,500 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Romford - 1 £21,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £24,000 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 141 (85.45%) Adobe
2 73 (44.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 72 (43.64%) Photoshop
4 65 (39.39%) HTML
5 57 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 46 (27.88%) CSS
7 45 (27.27%) MS Office
8 43 (26.06%) MS Excel
9 40 (24.24%) InDesign
9 40 (24.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 37 (22.42%) FrameMaker
11 36 (21.82%) Degree
12 32 (19.39%) Windows
13 31 (18.79%) MS Visio
14 29 (17.58%) Marketing
15 26 (15.76%) Dreamweaver
15 26 (15.76%) Advertising
16 20 (12.12%) RoboHelp
16 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
17 19 (11.52%) Active Directory
18 16 (9.70%) XML
18 16 (9.70%) HTML5
19 15 (9.09%) Apple
19 15 (9.09%) Web Design
20 14 (8.48%) Cisco
20 14 (8.48%) Video Conferencing
21 13 (7.88%) Polycom
21 13 (7.88%) Flash
22 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
23 11 (6.67%) Windows 7

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.42%) IIS
4 4 (2.42%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.82%) WordPress
6 2 (1.21%) CMS
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 73 (44.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 72 (43.64%) Photoshop
3 45 (27.27%) MS Office
4 43 (26.06%) MS Excel
5 40 (24.24%) InDesign
5 40 (24.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (22.42%) FrameMaker
7 31 (18.79%) MS Visio
8 20 (12.12%) RoboHelp
9 9 (5.45%) MS Project
9 9 (5.45%) PaintShop Pro
9 9 (5.45%) Fireworks
9 9 (5.45%) QuarkXPress
10 8 (4.85%) CorelDRAW
11 6 (3.64%) Adobe After Effects
12 5 (3.03%) ImageReady
12 5 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (2.42%) Blender
13 4 (2.42%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) Intranet
2 7 (4.24%) Firewall
3 6 (3.64%) Internet
3 6 (3.64%) LAN
4 5 (3.03%) DHCP
4 5 (3.03%) Network Security
5 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.42%) WAN
5 4 (2.42%) DNS
6 2 (1.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.61%) 3G
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Big Data
3 3 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (0.61%) EDMS
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (15.76%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.21%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.21%) FrontPage
2 2 (1.21%) JIRA
2 2 (1.21%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (17.58%) Marketing
2 26 (15.76%) Advertising
3 10 (6.06%) Finance
4 9 (5.45%) Publishing
4 9 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.24%) Automotive
6 6 (3.64%) French Language
7 5 (3.03%) Multimedia
7 5 (3.03%) Interactive Media
8 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.42%) German Language
8 4 (2.42%) Banking
8 4 (2.42%) Retail
9 3 (1.82%) Electronics
9 3 (1.82%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.82%) Swedish Language
9 3 (1.82%) Legal
9 3 (1.82%) Finnish Language
10 2 (1.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (35.76%) Author
1 59 (35.76%) Technical Author
2 35 (21.21%) Designer
3 14 (8.48%) Graphic Designer
4 11 (6.67%) Analyst
5 10 (6.06%) Technical Writer
6 9 (5.45%) Web Designer
6 9 (5.45%) Junior
7 8 (4.85%) Developer
7 8 (4.85%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.24%) Senior Technical Author
9 6 (3.64%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) UI Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.03%) UI Programmer
11 4 (2.42%) Senior Technician
11 4 (2.42%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (39.39%) HTML
2 46 (27.88%) CSS
3 16 (9.70%) XML
3 16 (9.70%) HTML5
4 13 (7.88%) Flash
5 9 (5.45%) jQuery
6 7 (4.24%) JSP
7 6 (3.64%) CSS3
8 4 (2.42%) D3.js
8 4 (2.42%) .NET
8 4 (2.42%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.61%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Social Media
3 9 (5.45%) iPad
4 8 (4.85%) Animation
4 8 (4.85%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (4.24%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.24%) Graphic Design
6 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.64%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.64%) User Experience
7 5 (3.03%) Video Editing
7 5 (3.03%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.42%) Photography
8 4 (2.42%) PDA
9 3 (1.82%) iPhone
9 3 (1.82%) New Media
9 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.21%) Copywriting
10 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.39%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.45%) Linux
4 7 (4.24%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.64%) Android
6 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.42%) UNIX
7 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.09%) Web Design
2 11 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (6.06%) Scrum
4 9 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (5.45%) Project Management
5 7 (4.24%) ITIL
6 6 (3.64%) E-Commerce
6 6 (3.64%) Workflow
6 6 (3.64%) Analytics
7 5 (3.03%) Business Analysis
7 5 (3.03%) ITSM
7 5 (3.03%) Security Management
7 5 (3.03%) CRM
8 4 (2.42%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (2.42%) ERP
8 4 (2.42%) Content Management
8 4 (2.42%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (2.42%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.42%) Visual Analytics
8 4 (2.42%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.85%) C++
2 8 (4.85%) Python
3 6 (3.64%) SQL
4 5 (3.03%) Java
4 5 (3.03%) C
5 2 (1.21%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 36 (21.82%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) HNC
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) SLA
1 5 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 19 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 141 (85.45%) Adobe
2 57 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.09%) Apple
4 14 (8.48%) Cisco
5 13 (7.88%) Polycom
6 6 (3.64%) HP
7 5 (3.03%) VMware
7 5 (3.03%) Remedy
8 4 (2.42%) Oracle
8 4 (2.42%) Citrix
8 4 (2.42%) Novell
8 4 (2.42%) Peregrine
8 4 (2.42%) Lotus
9 3 (1.82%) Quark
9 3 (1.82%) Facebook
10 2 (1.21%) Dell
10 2 (1.21%) Macromedia
11 1 (0.61%) Symantec
11 1 (0.61%) McAfee
11 1 (0.61%) Kony
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