The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Mercator Software, Inc.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank 944 967 972
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 4 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.008% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 13
Average salary - £39,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.86%
UK excluding London average salary - £24,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -38.75%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46981 51939 55813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 46.94% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38394 41548 44672
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mercator within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mercator
Salary Trend

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

Mercator Salary Trend in the UK

Mercator
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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 +6 4 - -
South East +26 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
London +8 1 - -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Business Development
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Windows

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Transformation Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Data Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Business Development
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco