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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 862 880 840
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -40
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 19 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.059% 0.036% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 18
Average salary £52,500 £58,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,750 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -

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
32340 33223 34836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.21% 31.53% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27658 27903 30554
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

IDOL Salary Histogram in the UK

IDOL
Top 7 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 27 February 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 +1 19 £52,500 -10.63% 1
Berkshire +13 14 £40,000 -
South East -3 14 £40,000 -
Bracknell -1 10 - -
London +15 5 £52,500 -10.63% 1
Reading -3 4 £40,000 -
City of London +2 3 £52,500 -10.63%

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 60 (84.51%) SQL
3 58 (81.69%) SharePoint
4 57 (80.28%) Active Directory
5 56 (78.87%) PowerShell
6 54 (76.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (71.83%) Citrix
7 51 (71.83%) Meridio
8 50 (70.42%) IIS
9 49 (69.01%) VMware
10 48 (67.61%) NetBackup
10 48 (67.61%) ISA Server
10 48 (67.61%) EDRMS
10 48 (67.61%) Apache
10 48 (67.61%) Veritas
10 48 (67.61%) DNS
11 43 (60.56%) SC Cleared
11 43 (60.56%) Security Cleared
11 43 (60.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
13 41 (57.75%) DHCP
14 39 (54.93%) DV Cleared
15 37 (52.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (50.70%) Mentoring
16 36 (50.70%) Incident Management
17 34 (47.89%) Statistics
18 33 (46.48%) Coaching
19 27 (38.03%) Fujitsu
20 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
20 24 (33.80%) Finance

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (81.69%) SharePoint
2 50 (70.42%) IIS
3 48 (67.61%) Apache
4 43 (60.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (18.31%) WorkSite
6 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.41%) Documentum
8 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 48 (67.61%) DNS
2 41 (57.75%) DHCP
3 20 (28.17%) Internet
4 5 (7.04%) LAN
4 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) Extranet
6 3 (4.23%) VLAN
6 3 (4.23%) SAN
6 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (67.61%) EDRMS
2 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.27%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (11.27%) DTS
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
1 24 (33.80%) Retail
2 10 (14.08%) Law
3 7 (9.86%) Legal
4 4 (5.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Support Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (16.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Web Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Web Support Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) SQL DBA
5 8 (11.27%) DBA
6 7 (9.86%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Technical Services Analyst
10 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (47.89%) Statistics
2 22 (30.99%) Clustering
3 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.23%) PKI
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 54 (76.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Incident Management
1 36 (50.70%) Mentoring
2 33 (46.48%) Coaching
3 24 (33.80%) Time Management
4 15 (21.13%) Change Management
5 8 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.04%) Document Management
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Line Management
9 2 (2.82%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.82%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.82%) Migration
9 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.41%) Content Management
10 1 (1.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (84.51%) SQL
2 56 (78.87%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
3 8 (11.27%) VBScript
3 8 (11.27%) C#
3 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (60.56%) SC Cleared
1 43 (60.56%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.93%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
System Software
1 57 (80.28%) Active Directory
2 48 (67.61%) ISA Server
3 37 (52.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (67.61%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.23%) Netcool
2 3 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Citrix
1 51 (71.83%) Meridio
2 49 (69.01%) VMware
3 48 (67.61%) Veritas
4 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
5 27 (38.03%) Fujitsu
6 9 (12.68%) HP
7 8 (11.27%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco
8 3 (4.23%) EMC
8 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 3 (4.23%) Novell