The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FactSet products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FactSet over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FactSet
Rank 871 919 869
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -50
Permanent jobs citing FactSet 32 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.037% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 11
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52130 56421 54941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.72% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41922 45150 44725
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

FactSet
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FactSet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FactSet
Salary Trend

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

FactSet Salary Trend in the UK

FactSet
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FactSet over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

FactSet Salary Histogram in the UK

FactSet
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FactSet within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +43 32 £50,000 -9.09% 2
London +21 31 £50,000 -9.09% 2
City of London +28 15 £35,000 -36.36% 1
South East - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -

FactSet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FactSet 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 FactSet.

1 69 (81.18%) Finance
2 60 (70.59%) Bloomberg
3 53 (62.35%) Reuters
3 53 (62.35%) Windows
4 45 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
5 41 (48.24%) Cisco
5 41 (48.24%) VMware
5 41 (48.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (43.53%) Investment Management
7 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
7 32 (37.65%) SQL Server
8 29 (34.12%) SimCorp
9 28 (32.94%) Blackberry
10 26 (30.59%) Front Office
11 25 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (27.06%) SAN
12 23 (27.06%) SQL
12 23 (27.06%) TCP/IP
12 23 (27.06%) DNS
12 23 (27.06%) Dynamics GP
12 23 (27.06%) vSphere
12 23 (27.06%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
13 22 (25.88%) C#
13 22 (25.88%) VBA
14 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (24.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (22.35%) Banking

FactSet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FactSet 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 FactSet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
3 14 (16.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (17.65%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) TCP/IP
1 23 (27.06%) DNS
1 23 (27.06%) SAN
2 16 (18.82%) VLAN
3 10 (11.76%) VoIP
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (24.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (81.18%) Finance
2 26 (30.59%) Front Office
3 19 (22.35%) Banking
4 14 (16.47%) Back Office
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Analyst
3 18 (21.18%) Desktop Support
3 18 (21.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
6 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (12.94%) Applications Support
8 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (4.71%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Middleware
2 8 (9.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.18%) WCF
4 1 (1.18%) WPF
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) Ajax
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Blackberry
2 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.76%) Equities
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.18%) Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (62.35%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Investment Management
2 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (18.82%) Asset Management
3 7 (8.24%) Integration Testing
4 6 (7.06%) Time Management
4 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 5 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (5.88%) Fund Management
5 5 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.35%) System Testing
7 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.18%) TDD
8 1 (1.18%) Data Management
8 1 (1.18%) Project Management
8 1 (1.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 22 (25.88%) VBA
2 22 (25.88%) C#
3 15 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.71%) VB
5 3 (3.53%) VBScript
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) C++
7 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (21.18%) MCSE
2 18 (21.18%) MCSA
3 7 (8.24%) CCNA
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
System Software
1 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
1 41 (48.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (27.06%) vSphere
2 23 (27.06%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
3 18 (21.18%) XenApp
3 18 (21.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Bloomberg
2 53 (62.35%) Reuters
3 45 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 41 (48.24%) Cisco
4 41 (48.24%) VMware
5 29 (34.12%) SimCorp
6 18 (21.18%) Wyse
6 18 (21.18%) Citrix
7 10 (11.76%) Charles River
7 10 (11.76%) Sophis
7 10 (11.76%) Mitel
8 5 (5.88%) Vermilion
9 4 (4.71%) EMC
10 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle
11 1 (1.18%) SunGard
11 1 (1.18%) Advent
11 1 (1.18%) BI-SAM
11 1 (1.18%) StatPro
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