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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 883 912 853
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -59
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 20 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.059% 0.044% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 20
Average salary £52,500 £58,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% -2.08%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

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
33704 36589 35768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.45% 31.55% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28635 30907 31009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

IDOL Salary Histogram in the UK

IDOL
Top 11 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 1 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
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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 +38 20 £52,500 -10.63% 1
South East -10 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Berkshire -7 8 £40,000 -15.78%
London -12 8 £52,500 -18.44%
Bracknell +8 5 - -
Reading -14 3 £40,000 -
City of London +15 2 £52,500 -10.63%
Leeds - 2 £39,750 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £39,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £39,750 - 1

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 48 (81.36%) SQL
3 43 (72.88%) SharePoint
4 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
4 41 (69.49%) PowerShell
5 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (67.80%) Meridio
6 37 (62.71%) Citrix
6 37 (62.71%) Security Cleared
7 36 (61.02%) IIS
8 35 (59.32%) Apache
8 35 (59.32%) Veritas
8 35 (59.32%) ISA Server
8 35 (59.32%) EDRMS
8 35 (59.32%) NetBackup
8 35 (59.32%) SC Cleared
9 34 (57.63%) VMware
10 33 (55.93%) DNS
11 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
11 30 (50.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (49.15%) DV Cleared
13 26 (44.07%) DHCP
14 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
15 23 (38.98%) Incident Management
15 23 (38.98%) Statistics
15 23 (38.98%) Mentoring
15 23 (38.98%) Coaching
16 18 (30.51%) Clustering
16 18 (30.51%) Fujitsu

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 43 (72.88%) SharePoint
2 36 (61.02%) IIS
3 35 (59.32%) Apache
4 30 (50.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (23.73%) WorkSite
6 7 (11.86%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.69%) CMS
8 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) DNS
2 26 (44.07%) DHCP
3 17 (28.81%) Internet
4 3 (5.08%) Extranet
4 3 (5.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.39%) VLAN
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) EDRMS
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.17%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (10.17%) DTS
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
1 17 (28.81%) Retail
2 9 (15.25%) Legal
3 8 (13.56%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Web Support Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Web Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.17%) SQL DBA
4 6 (10.17%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.17%) DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Designer
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Server Support
8 1 (1.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Statistics
2 18 (30.51%) Clustering
3 10 (16.95%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) PKI
6 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.69%) Replication
7 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Incident Management
1 23 (38.98%) Mentoring
1 23 (38.98%) Coaching
2 17 (28.81%) Time Management
3 12 (20.34%) Change Management
4 6 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (10.17%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.47%) Document Management
6 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Line Management
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.39%) Validation
9 1 (1.69%) Migration
9 1 (1.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (81.36%) SQL
2 41 (69.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.17%) VBScript
3 6 (10.17%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (62.71%) Security Cleared
2 35 (59.32%) SC Cleared
3 29 (49.15%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) Degree
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 35 (59.32%) ISA Server
3 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (59.32%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.08%) Netcool
2 3 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Meridio
2 37 (62.71%) Citrix
3 35 (59.32%) Veritas
4 34 (57.63%) VMware
5 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
6 18 (30.51%) Fujitsu
7 12 (20.34%) HP
8 6 (10.17%) Business Objects
9 3 (5.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco
10 2 (3.39%) NetApp
11 1 (1.69%) Interwoven
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