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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 875 912 873
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -39
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 24 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.070% 0.054% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 17
Average salary £52,500 £58,750 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% -0.42%
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
34321 37358 35295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 31.46% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29037 31710 30501
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 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 27 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 +37 24 £52,500 -10.63% 3
London +30 10 £52,500 -25.00% 1
South East +9 7 - -
Leeds - 7 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire -13 5 - -
Bracknell +5 3 - -
Reading -3 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £52,500 -

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 42 (77.78%) SQL
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) SharePoint
3 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (59.26%) Meridio
5 31 (57.41%) Security Cleared
6 30 (55.56%) PowerShell
6 30 (55.56%) Citrix
7 29 (53.70%) SC Cleared
8 28 (51.85%) Veritas
8 28 (51.85%) Apache
8 28 (51.85%) IIS
8 28 (51.85%) ISA Server
8 28 (51.85%) EDRMS
8 28 (51.85%) VMware
8 28 (51.85%) NetBackup
9 27 (50.00%) DNS
10 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
11 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
11 23 (42.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (38.89%) DHCP
13 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
13 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (37.04%) WorkSite
14 18 (33.33%) Statistics
14 18 (33.33%) Incident Management
14 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
14 18 (33.33%) Coaching
14 18 (33.33%) HP

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 34 (62.96%) SharePoint
2 28 (51.85%) IIS
2 28 (51.85%) Apache
3 23 (42.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (37.04%) WorkSite
5 7 (12.96%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.56%) Confluence
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) DNS
2 21 (38.89%) DHCP
3 14 (25.93%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) Extranet
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) EDRMS
2 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.70%) DTS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (25.93%) Legal
2 12 (22.22%) Retail
2 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Law
4 3 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Applications Support
3 8 (14.81%) Web Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Web Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.70%) DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Server Support
8 1 (1.85%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Statistics
2 12 (22.22%) Clustering
3 8 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.56%) Wiki
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 18 (33.33%) Coaching
2 12 (22.22%) Time Management
3 10 (18.52%) Document Management
3 10 (18.52%) Change Management
4 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.41%) Change Control
6 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.56%) Line Management
8 2 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.70%) Validation
9 1 (1.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) SQL
2 30 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) Security Cleared
2 29 (53.70%) SC Cleared
3 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 28 (51.85%) ISA Server
3 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (51.85%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.70%) Netcool
2 2 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Meridio
2 30 (55.56%) Citrix
3 28 (51.85%) Veritas
3 28 (51.85%) VMware
4 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.33%) HP
6 12 (22.22%) Fujitsu
7 4 (7.41%) Interwoven
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco
London
HP
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago