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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercator
Rank 885 915 698
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -217
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 17 23 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.033% 0.042% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 173
Average salary £24,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £65,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-62.30% +38.29%

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
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Mercator Salary Histogram in the UK

Mercator
Top 13 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 3 July 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 +18 17 £24,500 -59.16%
London +11 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Hounslow +18 5 - -
South East +14 5 £24,500 -59.16%
East of England - 3 - -
Huntingdon - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £24,500 -
Woking - 3 £24,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Hook +20 2 - -
Birmingham -6 2 - -
Hampshire -8 2 - -
West Midlands -9 2 - -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) CCDP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) SLA
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Junos
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Separation of Concerns
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Junos
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
4 1 (5.56%) Telepresence
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Architect
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Server Support
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 3 (16.67%) Line Management
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (11.11%) Separation of Concerns
2 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRUD
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) CCDP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint