The table below looks at the statistics for Eikon skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Eikon over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 877 856 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Eikon 22 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.016% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 0
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
8992 8745 9749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 8.22% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6985 6830 8050
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Eikon
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Eikon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Eikon
Salary Trend

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

Eikon Salary Trend in the UK

Eikon
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Eikon over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Eikon Salary Histogram in the UK

Eikon
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Eikon within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
London +5 21 £40,000 -33.33%
England -31 21 £40,000 -33.33% 2
City of London +7 15 £52,500 -8.69%

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Eikon 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 Eikon.

1 35 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 32 (91.43%) Reuters
3 26 (74.29%) Finance
4 16 (45.71%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
4 16 (45.71%) DNS
4 16 (45.71%) 3000 Xtra
5 15 (42.86%) RMDS
6 13 (37.14%) LAN
7 12 (34.29%) WAN
7 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
7 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
7 12 (34.29%) Front Arena
7 12 (34.29%) Equities
8 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) Murex
9 10 (28.57%) Misys
9 10 (28.57%) SunGard
9 10 (28.57%) SSL
9 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 10 (28.57%) Law
9 10 (28.57%) Publishing
9 10 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (28.57%) Middleware
9 10 (28.57%) Summit
9 10 (28.57%) Banking
9 10 (28.57%) ION Trading
9 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
9 10 (28.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 10 (28.57%) Multicast

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Eikon 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 Eikon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.57%) Lync
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (45.71%) 3000 Xtra
2 15 (42.86%) RMDS
3 12 (34.29%) Front Arena
4 10 (28.57%) Summit
4 10 (28.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) DNS
1 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
2 13 (37.14%) LAN
3 12 (34.29%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) SSL
4 10 (28.57%) Multicast
5 6 (17.14%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.57%) NAS
7 2 (5.71%) ADSL
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) WLAN
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Yeoman
General
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Law
2 10 (28.57%) Publishing
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Back Office
4 6 (17.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Account Manager
1 10 (28.57%) Technical Account Manager
1 10 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Market Data Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Fidessa Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.86%) IT Support
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Middleware
2 5 (14.29%) Software Packaging
3 3 (8.57%) Rendezvous
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Equities
2 10 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.86%) AS400
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
2 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Data Transformation
5 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C#
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) WSUS
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 32 (91.43%) Reuters
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Murex
4 10 (28.57%) Misys
4 10 (28.57%) SunGard
4 10 (28.57%) ION Trading
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco
6 6 (17.14%) Tradeweb
7 5 (14.29%) CQG
7 5 (14.29%) Citrix
8 4 (11.43%) Fidessa
9 3 (8.57%) HP
9 3 (8.57%) Toshiba
9 3 (8.57%) VMware
9 3 (8.57%) Mitel
10 2 (5.71%) Symantec
10 2 (5.71%) Altiris
11 1 (2.86%) FFastFill
11 1 (2.86%) Apple