The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 838 853 864
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 28 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.090% 0.066% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 13
Average salary £40,000 £58,750 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.91% +8.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 -
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31153 33141 36412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.92% 31.78% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26788 28113 32371
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,825 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IDOL
Salary Trend

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

IDOL Salary Trend in the UK

IDOL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IDOL over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

IDOL Salary Histogram in the UK

IDOL
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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 +20 26 £40,000 -31.91% 1
Berkshire - 23 £40,000 - 1
South East - 23 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell - 14 - -
Reading - 9 £40,000 - 1
London -17 3 £60,000 +2.12%
City of London +1 2 £60,000 +2.34%
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £42,500 -

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 68 (89.47%) SQL
2 67 (88.16%) Windows
3 66 (86.84%) SharePoint
4 65 (85.53%) Active Directory
5 64 (84.21%) PowerShell
6 62 (81.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (77.63%) Citrix
7 59 (77.63%) Meridio
8 58 (76.32%) IIS
9 57 (75.00%) VMware
10 56 (73.68%) NetBackup
10 56 (73.68%) EDRMS
10 56 (73.68%) ISA Server
10 56 (73.68%) Apache
10 56 (73.68%) Veritas
10 56 (73.68%) DNS
11 54 (71.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 52 (68.42%) Security Cleared
12 52 (68.42%) SC Cleared
13 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
14 49 (64.47%) DHCP
14 49 (64.47%) DV Cleared
15 45 (59.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 44 (57.89%) Incident Management
16 44 (57.89%) Mentoring
17 42 (55.26%) Statistics
18 41 (53.95%) Coaching
19 30 (39.47%) Fujitsu
20 27 (35.53%) Telecoms
20 27 (35.53%) Finance

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IDOL 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 IDOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (86.84%) SharePoint
2 58 (76.32%) IIS
3 56 (73.68%) Apache
4 54 (71.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (11.84%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.32%) CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 56 (73.68%) DNS
2 49 (64.47%) DHCP
3 20 (26.32%) Internet
4 5 (6.58%) LAN
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
5 4 (5.26%) Extranet
6 3 (3.95%) SAN
6 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.95%) VLAN
7 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (73.68%) EDRMS
2 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (10.53%) DTS
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (35.53%) Telecoms
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
1 27 (35.53%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Law
3 4 (5.26%) Back Office
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Support Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Web Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Web Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 8 (10.53%) DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.32%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (55.26%) Statistics
2 22 (28.95%) Clustering
3 8 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 67 (88.16%) Windows
2 62 (81.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Incident Management
1 44 (57.89%) Mentoring
2 41 (53.95%) Coaching
3 27 (35.53%) Time Management
4 15 (19.74%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.95%) Line Management
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.95%) Document Management
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.63%) Migration
9 1 (1.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.32%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) SQL
2 64 (84.21%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.53%) VBScript
3 8 (10.53%) C#
3 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (68.42%) Security Cleared
1 52 (68.42%) SC Cleared
2 49 (64.47%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
System Software
1 65 (85.53%) Active Directory
2 56 (73.68%) ISA Server
3 45 (59.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (73.68%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.95%) Netcool
2 3 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.95%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) Citrix
1 59 (77.63%) Meridio
2 57 (75.00%) VMware
3 56 (73.68%) Veritas
4 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
5 30 (39.47%) Fujitsu
6 8 (10.53%) Business Objects
7 5 (6.58%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) Novell
8 3 (3.95%) EMC
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco
9 2 (2.63%) Capita
10 1 (1.32%) Google