The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 897 866 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Permanent jobs citing Eikon 16 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.015% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.18% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9051 8691 9806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.99% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7110 6826 8168
Average salary £52,500 £50,001 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.99% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
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 28 July 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 -25 16 £40,000 -30.43% 1
London -57 16 £40,000 -30.43% 1
City of London -2 13 £40,000 -30.43% 1

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 35 (87.50%) Reuters
3 29 (72.50%) Finance
4 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (50.00%) DNS
5 18 (45.00%) Cisco
5 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (37.50%) RMDS
7 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 15 (37.50%) Equities
8 13 (32.50%) SCCM
8 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
8 13 (32.50%) 3000 Xtra
9 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (30.00%) WSUS
9 12 (30.00%) Front Arena
9 12 (30.00%) LAN
9 12 (30.00%) WAN
10 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
10 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
11 10 (25.00%) Change Management
11 10 (25.00%) Law
11 10 (25.00%) Publishing
11 10 (25.00%) Back Office
11 10 (25.00%) CQG
11 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
11 10 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (15.00%) Lync
5 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (37.50%) RMDS
2 13 (32.50%) 3000 Xtra
3 12 (30.00%) Front Arena
4 10 (25.00%) Summit
4 10 (25.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 20 (50.00%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) LAN
2 12 (30.00%) WAN
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
3 10 (25.00%) SSL
3 10 (25.00%) Multicast
4 5 (12.50%) NAS
4 5 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.50%) VoIP
7 2 (5.00%) ADSL
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Yeoman
General
1 29 (72.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Law
2 10 (25.00%) Publishing
2 10 (25.00%) Back Office
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Account Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Account Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (10.00%) Market Data Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) IT Support
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Desktop Support
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Support Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Middleware
1 10 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 7 (17.50%) Rendezvous
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Equities
2 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (12.50%) Android
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
2 10 (25.00%) Change Management
2 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (10.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Workflow
7 1 (2.50%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) MCSE
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) SCCM
2 12 (30.00%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 35 (87.50%) Reuters
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco
4 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) CQG
5 10 (25.00%) Murex
5 10 (25.00%) Misys
5 10 (25.00%) SunGard
5 10 (25.00%) ION Trading
6 8 (20.00%) Citrix
7 7 (17.50%) Toshiba
7 7 (17.50%) HP
8 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) Mitel
9 5 (12.50%) Fidessa
10 3 (7.50%) Tradeweb
11 2 (5.00%) Symantec
12 1 (2.50%) Altiris
12 1 (2.50%) FFastFill