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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 854 873 840
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Permanent jobs citing CIPD 38 23 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.021% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.076% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 44
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+39.70% -4.22%

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
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

CIPD Salary Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Top 24 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 27 March 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 +24 34 £55,000 +83.33% 1
London +52 23 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Scotland - 4 £40,182 -
South East -5 3 £47,500 -20.83%
South West - 3 £62,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £62,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £48,750 -
Wiltshire - 2 £62,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £40,182 -
North West +7 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 £23,000 -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £47,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £24,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (30.77%) Line Management
2 18 (27.69%) Degree
3 17 (26.15%) Performance Management
3 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.46%) Project Management
4 12 (18.46%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (16.92%) E-Learning
6 9 (13.85%) People Management
7 8 (12.31%) Law
7 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.77%) Cisco
8 7 (10.77%) Logistics
9 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
9 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
9 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
9 6 (9.23%) Finance
10 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
10 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.69%) Coaching
10 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (6.15%) NAS

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
1 4 (6.15%) NetScreen
1 4 (6.15%) Firewall
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (6.15%) NAS
1 4 (6.15%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.62%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (12.31%) Law
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) German Language
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Process Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Trainer
5 7 (10.77%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Software Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Trainer
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Project Leader
8 2 (3.08%) IT Trainer
8 2 (3.08%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Business Process Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Payroll Consultant
9 1 (1.54%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Support Consultant
9 1 (1.54%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) E-Learning
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) Learning Management System
3 4 (6.15%) SecurID
4 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Statistics
5 2 (3.08%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) UNIX
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (6.15%) Debian
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Line Management
2 17 (26.15%) Performance Management
3 12 (18.46%) Project Management
4 9 (13.85%) People Management
5 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.77%) Logistics
7 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Coaching
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.15%) Service Management
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
8 4 (6.15%) Validation
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.15%) ERP
9 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.08%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.08%) Analytics
10 2 (3.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
1 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) CIMA
4 3 (4.62%) CCNA
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) NFS
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) PeopleSoft
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.15%) Symantec
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) NetApp
5 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix
5 4 (6.15%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.54%) Hyland
7 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos