The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 2 March 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 697 601 627
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +26
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 190 309 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 150 214 207
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+34.32% +27.61%

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
50669 50625 51426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.33% 47.29% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41295 40010 42406
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
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% -

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reuters
Salary Trend

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

Reuters Salary Trend in the UK

Reuters
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reuters over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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 -94 180 £42,500 - 18
London -48 178 £42,500 - 17
City of London +31 72 £37,500 -14.77% 7
Scotland +21 8 £45,000 -
Stirling -5 5 - -
Edinburgh +5 3 £45,000 -
Surrey -1 2 £55,000 +111.53%
South East -25 2 £55,000 +107.54%
Woking - 2 £55,000 -
Mayfair -5 1 £40,000 -42.85%

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 406 (81.20%) Bloomberg
2 292 (58.40%) Windows
3 260 (52.00%) Finance
4 226 (45.20%) Active Directory
5 217 (43.40%) Microsoft
6 159 (31.80%) Banking
7 146 (29.20%) Blackberry
8 138 (27.60%) MS Office
9 136 (27.20%) MS Exchange
10 132 (26.40%) Windows 7
11 126 (25.20%) MS Excel
12 114 (22.80%) ITIL
13 106 (21.20%) Citrix
14 95 (19.00%) SQL
15 88 (17.60%) Linux
15 88 (17.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 82 (16.40%) UNIX
17 81 (16.20%) Hedge funds
17 81 (16.20%) Investment Banking
18 80 (16.00%) Degree
19 74 (14.80%) Cisco
20 73 (14.60%) TCP/IP
21 69 (13.80%) DNS
21 69 (13.80%) Front Office
22 67 (13.40%) VMware
23 63 (12.60%) SQL Server
24 58 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
25 57 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
25 57 (11.40%) Perl
26 53 (10.60%) Java

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 136 (27.20%) MS Exchange
2 88 (17.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 57 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (3.20%) IBM Notes
6 14 (2.80%) TIBCO EMS
7 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.80%) Lync
13 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.60%) Apache
14 2 (0.40%) CMS
14 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.40%) JBoss
14 2 (0.40%) Drupal
14 2 (0.40%) nginx
15 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
Applications
1 138 (27.60%) MS Office
2 126 (25.20%) MS Excel
3 47 (9.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (5.40%) RMDS
2 24 (4.80%) Eikon
3 16 (3.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (2.80%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (1.80%) ION MarketView
5 9 (1.80%) 3000 Xtra
6 6 (1.20%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.80%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.80%) Advent Moxy
8 2 (0.40%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.20%) Summit
9 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.20%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.20%) Minerva
9 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.20%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) SaaS
1 4 (0.80%) Office 365
2 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (14.60%) TCP/IP
2 69 (13.80%) DNS
3 53 (10.60%) WAN
4 48 (9.60%) LAN
5 42 (8.40%) VPN
6 37 (7.40%) SAN
7 30 (6.00%) Firewall
8 25 (5.00%) IP Telephony
9 21 (4.20%) Network Security
9 21 (4.20%) Multicast
10 20 (4.00%) DHCP
11 15 (3.00%) VLAN
12 13 (2.60%) iSCSI
12 13 (2.60%) FTP
12 13 (2.60%) VoIP
13 12 (2.40%) Cisco IPT
14 9 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.40%) NAS
15 7 (1.40%) LDAP
16 6 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.40%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.80%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.00%) MySQL
5 9 (1.80%) Informix
6 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.00%) Spotfire
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.00%) QlikView
7 5 (1.00%) OLAP
7 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.80%) KDB
8 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.80%) Big Data
9 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.40%) NUnit
3 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.20%) JUnit
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Maven
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Moq
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.20%) Hudson
4 1 (0.20%) Capybara
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.20%) Sublime Text
General
1 260 (52.00%) Finance
2 159 (31.80%) Banking
3 81 (16.20%) Investment Banking
4 69 (13.80%) Front Office
5 29 (5.80%) Back Office
6 20 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.60%) Legal
9 7 (1.40%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.20%) Marketing
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
11 3 (0.60%) German Language
11 3 (0.60%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 175 (35.00%) Analyst
2 87 (17.40%) Desktop Support
3 82 (16.40%) Support Analyst
4 60 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 53 (10.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 51 (10.20%) Service Analyst
7 47 (9.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 41 (8.20%) Developer
9 35 (7.00%) Applications Support
10 27 (5.40%) Desktop Engineer
11 25 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 24 (4.80%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.40%) Desktop Analyst
14 20 (4.00%) IT Support
15 19 (3.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 18 (3.60%) Market Data Engineer
17 17 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
17 17 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
17 17 (3.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.60%) .NET
2 22 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
3 16 (3.20%) Rendezvous
4 8 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (1.60%) Spring
5 7 (1.40%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.20%) WPF
6 6 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (1.20%) J2EE
7 5 (1.00%) WCF
8 4 (0.80%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.80%) Web Services
8 4 (0.80%) Swing
9 3 (0.60%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.60%) XML
9 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.60%) REST
10 2 (0.40%) jQuery
10 2 (0.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 146 (29.20%) Blackberry
2 81 (16.20%) Hedge funds
3 50 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 46 (9.20%) Equities
5 28 (5.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.60%) Derivative
7 21 (4.20%) iPhone
8 20 (4.00%) Computer Science
9 17 (3.40%) Fat Client
9 17 (3.40%) Thin Client
10 16 (3.20%) iPad
11 15 (3.00%) Reference Data
12 14 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (2.00%) Management Information System
13 10 (2.00%) PDA
14 9 (1.80%) Open Source
15 7 (1.40%) Mathematics
15 7 (1.40%) Grid Computing
16 6 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 292 (58.40%) Windows
2 132 (26.40%) Windows 7
3 88 (17.60%) Linux
4 82 (16.40%) UNIX
5 58 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (10.40%) Windows XP
7 35 (7.00%) Windows 8
8 34 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (4.00%) CentOS
11 20 (4.00%) Android
12 19 (3.80%) Solaris
13 13 (2.60%) SUSE
13 13 (2.60%) Debian
14 12 (2.40%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.80%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.80%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.60%) Fedora
17 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.80%) ITIL
2 44 (8.80%) Electronic Trading
3 37 (7.40%) Asset Management
4 32 (6.40%) Investment Management
5 24 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (3.80%) OO
6 19 (3.80%) Change Management
7 17 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (3.40%) Low Latency
8 14 (2.80%) Project Management
9 13 (2.60%) E-Commerce
9 13 (2.60%) People Management
10 12 (2.40%) Multithreading
10 12 (2.40%) Risk Management
11 11 (2.20%) Data Management
11 11 (2.20%) Problem Management
11 11 (2.20%) Unit Testing
12 10 (2.00%) Time Management
12 10 (2.00%) Data Architecture
12 10 (2.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (19.00%) SQL
2 57 (11.40%) Perl
3 53 (10.60%) Java
4 50 (10.00%) Python
5 45 (9.00%) C#
6 37 (7.40%) Bash Shell
7 29 (5.80%) C++
7 29 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 21 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.20%) JavaScript
10 15 (3.00%) VBScript
11 11 (2.20%) VBA
12 10 (2.00%) Tcl
13 9 (1.80%) VB
13 9 (1.80%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.60%) Korn
15 7 (1.40%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.20%) C-shell
17 4 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (16.00%) Degree
2 34 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.00%) MCSE
4 25 (5.00%) MCSA
5 17 (3.40%) MCP
6 10 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.80%) CCNA
8 7 (1.40%) MOS
9 6 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.00%) MCDST
10 5 (1.00%) MCITP
11 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.60%) VCP4
12 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.40%) CCNP
13 1 (0.20%) ISEB
13 1 (0.20%) MCT
13 1 (0.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.60%) SLA
2 14 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 226 (45.20%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.00%) XenApp
4 24 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 21 (4.20%) Xen
6 17 (3.40%) vSphere
7 14 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.40%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.40%) Varnish
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (5.60%) SCCM
2 19 (3.80%) NetBackup
3 17 (3.40%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (2.80%) Puppet
5 6 (1.20%) WSUS
6 5 (1.00%) Zenoss
6 5 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.40%) Salt
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 406 (81.20%) Bloomberg
2 217 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 106 (21.20%) Citrix
4 74 (14.80%) Cisco
5 67 (13.40%) VMware
6 47 (9.40%) Fidessa
7 41 (8.20%) FactSet
8 40 (8.00%) Oracle
9 37 (7.40%) Avaya
10 35 (7.00%) HP
11 28 (5.60%) Red Hat
12 24 (4.80%) Sybase
13 23 (4.60%) Symantec
14 20 (4.00%) TIBCO
15 19 (3.80%) SimCorp
16 18 (3.60%) Wyse
17 17 (3.40%) Patsystems
17 17 (3.40%) Dell
18 16 (3.20%) Lotus
18 16 (3.20%) CQG
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