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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 891 887 859
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Permanent jobs citing Eikon 13 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -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
7463 8410 8463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.84% 7.37% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5906 6586 6623
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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
(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 +1 13 £72,500 +81.25%
London -10 13 £72,500 +81.25%
City of London +20 1 £31,000 -40.95%

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Reuters
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 9 (56.25%) Bloomberg
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) RMDS
5 7 (43.75%) Velocity
5 7 (43.75%) Data Extraction
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Puppet
5 7 (43.75%) Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Low Latency
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) Multicast
5 7 (43.75%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Law
7 3 (18.75%) 3000 Xtra

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) RMDS
2 3 (18.75%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
1 7 (43.75%) Multicast
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Law
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Market Data Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Support Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Extraction
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Low Latency
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
1 7 (43.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Reuters
2 9 (56.25%) Bloomberg
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Tradeweb
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft