The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 858 852 841
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing CIPD 20 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.040% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 41
Average salary £51,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.71% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -21.42%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CIPD
Salary Trend

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

CIPD Salary Trend in the UK

CIPD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CIPD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

CIPD Salary Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
England -27 16 £51,000 +45.71% 6
London -13 6 £51,000 +45.71% 3
Berkshire -11 5 - - 1
South East -24 5 - - 2
Reading - 5 - -
Leicestershire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Hinckley - 2 - -
North West -14 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £26,000 -
South West - 1 £26,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £26,000 -
Warrington - 1 - -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
3 19 (26.76%) Performance Management
4 18 (25.35%) Line Management
5 17 (23.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (22.54%) Degree
6 16 (22.54%) Chemistry
6 16 (22.54%) Biology
6 16 (22.54%) Biotechnology
6 16 (22.54%) Life Science
6 16 (22.54%) Bioinformatics
6 16 (22.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (22.54%) PhD
7 15 (21.13%) E-Learning
8 13 (18.31%) Project Management
9 11 (15.49%) Law
10 10 (14.08%) ITIL
11 9 (12.68%) MS Office
11 9 (12.68%) SAP
12 8 (11.27%) People Management
13 7 (9.86%) Coaching
13 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
14 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
15 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
15 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
15 5 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CIPD 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 CIPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (12.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.63%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.04%) NAS
2 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (5.63%) SAN
2 4 (5.63%) NetScreen
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.63%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.41%) VSAT
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (22.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (15.49%) Law
3 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.04%) Finance
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) German Language
6 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.41%) French Language
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Consultant
2 18 (25.35%) Trainer
3 16 (22.54%) Training Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Change Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Support
7 2 (2.82%) Support Specialist
7 2 (2.82%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (1.41%) Customer Support Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.41%) Technical Trainer
8 1 (1.41%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Chemistry
1 16 (22.54%) Biology
1 16 (22.54%) Biotechnology
1 16 (22.54%) Life Science
2 15 (21.13%) E-Learning
3 4 (5.63%) SecurID
3 4 (5.63%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (7.04%) Debian
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.63%) UNIX
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Performance Management
2 18 (25.35%) Line Management
3 16 (22.54%) Bioinformatics
4 13 (18.31%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) ITIL
6 8 (11.27%) People Management
7 7 (9.86%) Coaching
8 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.04%) Service Management
8 5 (7.04%) Change Management
8 5 (7.04%) Validation
8 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.23%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.23%) ERP
11 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.82%) Analytics
11 2 (2.82%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Degree
1 16 (22.54%) PhD
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) CIMA
4 4 (5.63%) APMG
5 2 (2.82%) ECDL
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MCT
5 2 (2.82%) HNC
5 2 (2.82%) HND
6 1 (1.41%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) NFS
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) SAP
3 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco
4 5 (7.04%) IBM
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.04%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Juniper
5 4 (5.63%) NetApp
5 4 (5.63%) Symantec
6 2 (2.82%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.82%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Sun
7 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.41%) Nokia
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
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