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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 858 880 872
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 25 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.074% 0.073% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 11
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -19.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -22.76%

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
33660 36837 34371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.50% 31.37% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28405 31649 29731
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +33 25 £52,500 +10.52% 1
London +47 12 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Leeds - 9 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 -
South East -9 4 - -
Berkshire -12 2 - -
Reading -15 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 25 (56.82%) SharePoint
4 24 (54.55%) WorkSite
5 22 (50.00%) HP
6 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
7 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (43.18%) Legal
7 19 (43.18%) Meridio
8 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
9 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
9 17 (38.64%) Citrix
10 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
10 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
10 16 (36.36%) Document Management
11 15 (34.09%) Veritas
11 15 (34.09%) Apache
11 15 (34.09%) IIS
11 15 (34.09%) NetBackup
11 15 (34.09%) ISA Server
11 15 (34.09%) EDRMS
12 13 (29.55%) Law
12 13 (29.55%) VMware
12 13 (29.55%) DHCP
12 13 (29.55%) DNS
12 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (27.27%) Client/Server
14 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
14 11 (25.00%) Statistics

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (56.82%) SharePoint
2 24 (54.55%) WorkSite
3 15 (34.09%) Apache
3 15 (34.09%) IIS
4 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (11.36%) Confluence
7 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) DHCP
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) DTS
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (43.18%) Legal
2 13 (29.55%) Law
3 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 8 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Web Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
8 1 (2.27%) DBA
8 1 (2.27%) Server Support
8 1 (2.27%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 11 (25.00%) Statistics
3 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 5 (11.36%) Wiki
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Document Management
2 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (25.00%) Coaching
3 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Time Management
5 4 (9.09%) Change Control
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) ISA Server
3 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.55%) Netcool
2 2 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) HP
2 19 (43.18%) Meridio
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) Citrix
5 15 (34.09%) Veritas
6 13 (29.55%) VMware
7 8 (18.18%) Fujitsu
8 4 (9.09%) Interwoven
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco
9 2 (4.55%) EMC
10 1 (2.27%) Business Objects