The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Micro Focus.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank 896 851 875
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 3 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.043% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%

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
55037 50963 56951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.91% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43666 41693 47768
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Salary Trend

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

Micro Focus Salary Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 -53 3 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England -21 2 £37,500 -5.06%
Hertfordshire -26 2 £37,500 -5.06%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire -42 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire -49 1 £35,000 -22.22%

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus.

1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) UNIX
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (63.64%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) C++
5 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (45.45%) Replication
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
6 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
6 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (45.45%) HP NNM
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (45.45%) RHEV
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (45.45%) HP StorageWorks
6 5 (45.45%) HP SIM
6 5 (45.45%) Brocade
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (45.45%) Middleware
6 5 (45.45%) OpenView
6 5 (45.45%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) Tuxedo
2 1 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
1 5 (45.45%) HP StorageWorks
2 3 (27.27%) iSeries
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) HPUX
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) JCL
6 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) OpenView
1 5 (45.45%) HP NNM
1 5 (45.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Brocade
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft