The table below looks at the statistics for ITRS Geneos skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITRS Geneos over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 832 823 868
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Permanent jobs citing ITRS Geneos 65 56 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.052% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 0.87% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 16
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,250 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7758 6438 6573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.82% 5.98% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6161 5201 5376
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £64,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ITRS Geneos
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ITRS Geneos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos within the UK.

ITRS Geneos Salary Trend in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 within the UK.

ITRS Geneos Salary Histogram in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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 -1 64 £60,000 +20.00% 7
London +29 58 £60,000 - 7
City of London +22 11 £57,500 -13.20%
West Midlands -21 6 £31,500 -37.00%
Birmingham -21 6 £31,500 -37.00%
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos.

1 84 (90.32%) UNIX
2 68 (73.12%) Linux
3 57 (61.29%) SQL
4 51 (54.84%) Finance
5 42 (45.16%) Perl
6 40 (43.01%) Python
7 37 (39.78%) Reuters
8 36 (38.71%) Bash Shell
9 34 (36.56%) Puppet
9 34 (36.56%) Red Hat
10 33 (35.48%) Bloomberg
10 33 (35.48%) CentOS
11 32 (34.41%) Banking
12 28 (30.11%) Hedge funds
13 25 (26.88%) Multicast
13 25 (26.88%) Degree
14 23 (24.73%) Front Office
15 22 (23.66%) Oracle
16 20 (21.51%) ITIL
16 20 (21.51%) Equities
17 19 (20.43%) Investment Banking
17 19 (20.43%) FIX Protocol
18 17 (18.28%) Windows
19 15 (16.13%) Project Management
19 15 (16.13%) Electronic Trading
20 13 (13.98%) Financial Institution
21 11 (11.83%) Shell Script
21 11 (11.83%) Algorithmic Trading
22 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 10 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.88%) Multicast
2 10 (10.75%) Firewall
3 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.53%) DNS
4 7 (7.53%) SSH
4 7 (7.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.53%) MySQL
3 4 (4.30%) DTS
3 4 (4.30%) KDB
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.08%) DataStage
General
1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 32 (34.41%) Banking
3 23 (24.73%) Front Office
4 19 (20.43%) Investment Banking
5 13 (13.98%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.23%) Back Office
7 2 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Linux Engineer
2 29 (31.18%) Applications Support
3 25 (26.88%) Analyst
4 24 (25.81%) Support Analyst
5 17 (18.28%) Market Data Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (6.45%) Administrator
8 6 (6.45%) Junior
9 5 (5.38%) IT Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Solaris Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) FX Support Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Junior C# Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Junior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (7.53%) Middleware
2 7 (7.53%) JMS
3 4 (4.30%) Rendezvous
4 3 (3.23%) Java RMI
4 3 (3.23%) J2EE
4 3 (3.23%) SOAP
4 3 (3.23%) J2SE
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) .NET
5 2 (2.15%) jQuery
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) Hedge funds
2 20 (21.51%) Equities
3 10 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.60%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.38%) VWAP
6 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.15%) Derivative
7 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 84 (90.32%) UNIX
2 68 (73.12%) Linux
3 33 (35.48%) CentOS
4 17 (18.28%) Windows
5 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.68%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Project Management
2 15 (16.13%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (11.83%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (8.60%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (8.60%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.30%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.23%) Change Control
8 3 (3.23%) Release Management
8 3 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (2.15%) Change Management
9 2 (2.15%) MVC
9 2 (2.15%) Web Development
9 2 (2.15%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) SQL
2 42 (45.16%) Perl
3 40 (43.01%) Python
4 36 (38.71%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.83%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.23%) Java
7 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) EMIR
1 3 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Squid
2 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (36.56%) Puppet
2 7 (7.53%) Nagios
3 6 (6.45%) Netcool
4 5 (5.38%) Zenoss
5 4 (4.30%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.15%) OpenView
7 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (39.78%) Reuters
2 34 (36.56%) Red Hat
3 33 (35.48%) Bloomberg
4 22 (23.66%) Oracle
5 7 (7.53%) TIBCO
6 6 (6.45%) Sybase
7 4 (4.30%) CQG
8 3 (3.23%) BMC
8 3 (3.23%) Caplin
8 3 (3.23%) Kalahari
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.08%) Sun
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