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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank 945 939 922
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 6 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.004% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 18
Average salary - - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary - - £44,000

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
46445 49887 48743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 47.71% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38063 40967 38602
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 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 5 February 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
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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 +12 6 - -
London - 4 - -
Hounslow - 3 - -
South East -7 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (58.82%) Presales
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
3 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (23.53%) Junos
5 4 (23.53%) NAS
5 4 (23.53%) Xen
5 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
5 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) NetApp
5 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
5 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) Replication
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) CCNP
5 4 (23.53%) CCDP
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) IBM

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Casewise Modeler
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Junos
1 4 (23.53%) NAS
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (17.65%) FirePass
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (5.88%) LPAR
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) SUSE
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Presales
2 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Business Development
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCDP
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
2 3 (17.65%) CCSA
2 3 (17.65%) CCSE
2 3 (17.65%) CCSP
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Xen
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) KVM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.88%) NFS
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) vMotion
3 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) EMC
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Nokia
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) SunGard
7 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (5.88%) Casewise
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat