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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank 864 957 983
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +26
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 1 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.003% 0.025% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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
39265 48759 55266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.94% 45.43% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31469 39735 44758
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Mercator as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 1 - -
London +60 1 - -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Mercator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mercator.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CLAS
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Qualys
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk