The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Percona 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 Percona over the 3 months to 27 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 Percona, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Percona
Rank 875 890 869
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Percona 17 56 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.047% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.033% 0.10% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 13 46 23
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
50850 55188 51860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.06% 46.68% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40873 44791 42312
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Percona Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Percona
Salary Trend

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

Percona Salary Trend in the UK

Percona
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Percona over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Percona Salary Histogram in the UK

Percona
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +9 17 £55,000 +22.22% 1
London +6 12 £55,000 +22.22%
City of London +47 5 £52,500 +10.52%
York - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey +19 1 - -
East of England +11 1 £60,000 -12.72%
South East +4 1 - -
North West +3 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £60,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £60,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Percona 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 Percona.

1 44 (91.67%) MySQL
2 39 (81.25%) Linux
3 30 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 27 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (52.08%) Python
6 23 (47.92%) Perl
6 23 (47.92%) VMware
7 21 (43.75%) Firewall
7 21 (43.75%) PHP
8 20 (41.67%) NoSQL
9 19 (39.58%) nginx
9 19 (39.58%) Web Services
9 19 (39.58%) Ruby
10 18 (37.50%) Ubuntu
10 18 (37.50%) Puppet
10 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
10 18 (37.50%) DevOps
11 17 (35.42%) Apache
11 17 (35.42%) UNIX
11 17 (35.42%) VPN
12 16 (33.33%) Nagios
13 15 (31.25%) HTTP
14 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
14 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (27.08%) Windows
16 12 (25.00%) SQL
16 12 (25.00%) SAN
16 12 (25.00%) Openswan
16 12 (25.00%) OpenVPN
16 12 (25.00%) MariaDB

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Percona 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 Percona. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (39.58%) nginx
2 17 (35.42%) Apache
3 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.58%) OpenEdge
5 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.17%) IIS
6 2 (4.17%) Drupal
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.17%) Confluence
6 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Datadog
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) VPN
3 15 (31.25%) HTTP
4 12 (25.00%) SAN
4 12 (25.00%) OpenVPN
5 10 (20.83%) Network Security
5 10 (20.83%) DNS
6 9 (18.75%) VLAN
7 8 (16.67%) VoIP
8 7 (14.58%) LAN
8 7 (14.58%) Kerberos
8 7 (14.58%) SSH
8 7 (14.58%) FTP
9 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
9 6 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (10.42%) IPv4
11 2 (4.17%) Internet
11 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (91.67%) MySQL
2 20 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 12 (25.00%) MariaDB
5 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (20.83%) Redis
6 10 (20.83%) Couchbase
7 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.42%) DB2
8 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
9 4 (8.33%) Big Data
9 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.33%) Apache Hive
9 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.08%) Mockito
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) HttpUnit
General
1 4 (8.33%) Advertising
1 4 (8.33%) Publishing
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Administrator
2 25 (52.08%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (29.17%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (27.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (27.08%) DBA
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.08%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior DBA
9 1 (2.08%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) Web Services
2 7 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) Memcached
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) Akka
5 1 (2.08%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.08%) Catalyst
5 1 (2.08%) MLlib
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Replication
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 17 (35.42%) UNIX
4 13 (27.08%) Windows
5 11 (22.92%) CentOS
6 10 (20.83%) Debian
7 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.33%) CoreOS
10 3 (6.25%) Solaris
11 2 (4.17%) FreeBSD
11 2 (4.17%) OpenBSD
12 1 (2.08%) Fedora
12 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (2.08%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) DevOps
2 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (18.75%) Server Hardening
3 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) Change Control
6 5 (10.42%) Open Source
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.33%) High Availability
7 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.25%) ETL
8 3 (6.25%) Data Mapping
8 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.25%) Server Building
9 2 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 25 (52.08%) Python
3 23 (47.92%) Perl
4 21 (43.75%) PHP
5 19 (39.58%) Ruby
6 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) C
7 7 (14.58%) sed
7 7 (14.58%) AWK
8 6 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.25%) Scala
9 3 (6.25%) Groovy
9 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.00%) Openswan
3 9 (18.75%) Varnish
4 8 (16.67%) KVM
5 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (14.58%) Samba
5 7 (14.58%) vSphere
6 5 (10.42%) Docker
7 3 (6.25%) Xen
7 3 (6.25%) iptables
8 2 (4.17%) NFS
8 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.17%) Dovecot
8 2 (4.17%) Postfix
8 2 (4.17%) Sendmail
8 2 (4.17%) Ceph
8 2 (4.17%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (4.17%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (4.17%) Corosync
9 1 (2.08%) LXC
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Puppet
2 16 (33.33%) Nagios
3 11 (22.92%) Cacti
4 9 (18.75%) Ganglia
5 6 (12.50%) Ansible
5 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.25%) HAProxy
6 3 (6.25%) Munin
7 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (4.17%) Bacula
7 2 (4.17%) logstash
7 2 (4.17%) Rsyslog
7 2 (4.17%) yum
7 2 (4.17%) Pacemaker
8 1 (2.08%) Icinga
8 1 (2.08%) Graphite
8 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) VMware
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco
3 10 (20.83%) Splunk
4 4 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 4 (8.33%) SaltStack
4 4 (8.33%) Google
5 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds