The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 867 865 853
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 26 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.072% 0.044% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 21
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £64,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £61,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +45.29%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35915 34063 36684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.18% 31.31% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30722 29443 32418
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%

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 July 2014 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 22 July 2014. 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 -18 26 £40,000 -33.33% 1
South East +9 16 £38,000 - 1
Berkshire +21 15 - - 1
Bracknell - 13 - -
Leeds - 6 £38,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £38,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £38,000 -
London -34 4 £47,500 +1.06%
City of London - 3 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £38,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £38,000 -

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 31 (67.39%) Windows
1 31 (67.39%) SharePoint
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) Finance
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
4 27 (58.70%) Meridio
4 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 23 (50.00%) Retail
5 23 (50.00%) Fujitsu
6 22 (47.83%) VMware
6 22 (47.83%) Citrix
6 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
7 21 (45.65%) Incident Management
8 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
8 20 (43.48%) DV Cleared
8 20 (43.48%) IIS
9 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
10 18 (39.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (39.13%) Statistics
10 18 (39.13%) NetBackup
10 18 (39.13%) Veritas
10 18 (39.13%) DHCP
10 18 (39.13%) DNS
10 18 (39.13%) Apache
10 18 (39.13%) ISA Server
10 18 (39.13%) EDRMS
11 16 (34.78%) Time Management

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 31 (67.39%) SharePoint
2 20 (43.48%) IIS
3 18 (39.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (39.13%) Apache
4 10 (21.74%) WorkSite
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) DHCP
1 18 (39.13%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) LAN
2 7 (15.22%) WAN
2 7 (15.22%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) Intranet
3 2 (4.35%) Extranet
3 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) EDRMS
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) OLAP
4 1 (2.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (63.04%) Finance
2 23 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (13.04%) Legal
4 5 (10.87%) Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Law
6 2 (4.35%) Publishing
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Search Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) CSS3
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Statistics
2 7 (15.22%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Incident Management
2 16 (34.78%) Time Management
3 8 (17.39%) Document Management
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Information Management
6 4 (8.70%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
8 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.35%) MVC
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
9 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.17%) Service Management
9 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Lua
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
2 20 (43.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (39.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) NetBackup
2 7 (15.22%) Netcool
2 7 (15.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 27 (58.70%) Meridio
3 23 (50.00%) Fujitsu
4 22 (47.83%) VMware
4 22 (47.83%) Citrix
5 18 (39.13%) Veritas
6 10 (21.74%) HP
7 7 (15.22%) EMC
8 4 (8.70%) SAP
9 3 (6.52%) Google
10 2 (4.35%) CA
10 2 (4.35%) Interwoven