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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercator
Rank 900 897 801
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -96
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 4 23 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.019% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.041% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 71
Average salary £39,750 £57,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.86% +17.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,950 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -11.11%

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
51837 55949 53309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.94% 46.65% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41572 44985 43509
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 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mercator over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Mercator Salary Histogram in the UK

Mercator
Top 5 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 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
(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 +24 4 £39,750 -30.86%
London +3 3 £55,000 -4.76%
South East +16 1 £24,500 -38.75%
Woking - 1 £24,500 -
Surrey - 1 £24,500 -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) MSI
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) XMPP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Finance

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft