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 22 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 631 652 619
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 255 263 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 205 190 184
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 24 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 22 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 +33 247 £50,000 +17.64% 28
London +26 232 £50,000 +11.11% 25
City of London +35 61 £42,500 - 11
Scotland +19 7 £32,000 -
Stirling +1 6 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £31,000 - 1
North East - 6 £31,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £31,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £41,800 -
South West - 4 £41,800 - 1
Swindon - 4 £41,800 -
South East +2 3 £51,500 +58.46%
Mayfair -4 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Surrey +18 2 £51,500 +79.13%
East of England +15 2 £35,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Watford - 2 £35,000 -
Woking - 2 £51,500 -
Edinburgh +13 1 £32,000 -
Docklands, London +1 1 - -
Jersey - 1 £49,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £49,000 -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 335 (75.62%) Bloomberg
2 277 (62.53%) Finance
3 233 (52.60%) Windows
4 178 (40.18%) Microsoft
5 175 (39.50%) Active Directory
6 152 (34.31%) Banking
7 123 (27.77%) Blackberry
8 118 (26.64%) MS Excel
9 109 (24.60%) SQL
10 106 (23.93%) MS Office
11 103 (23.25%) Linux
12 102 (23.02%) ITIL
13 99 (22.35%) SQL Server
14 86 (19.41%) Windows 7
15 79 (17.83%) VMware
16 77 (17.38%) MS Exchange
17 74 (16.70%) Front Office
18 71 (16.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 68 (15.35%) Citrix
20 66 (14.90%) Perl
21 65 (14.67%) DNS
21 65 (14.67%) Degree
22 61 (13.77%) UNIX
22 61 (13.77%) Python
23 60 (13.54%) Cisco
23 60 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
24 50 (11.29%) FactSet
25 48 (10.84%) Shell Script
25 48 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
26 46 (10.38%) Investment Banking

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 77 (17.38%) MS Exchange
2 71 (16.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (2.93%) Apache
6 11 (2.48%) CMS
6 11 (2.48%) Drupal
6 11 (2.48%) nginx
7 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.13%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.13%) IIS
10 5 (1.13%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.68%) Lync
13 1 (0.23%) Node.js
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.23%) MTS
Applications
1 118 (26.64%) MS Excel
2 106 (23.93%) MS Office
3 25 (5.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (7.67%) RMDS
2 21 (4.74%) Dynamics GP
3 11 (2.48%) Eikon
4 10 (2.26%) ION MarketView
4 10 (2.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.68%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.45%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.45%) 3000 Xtra
6 2 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.45%) Finacle
7 1 (0.23%) Summit
7 1 (0.23%) Investran
7 1 (0.23%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.26%) Mimecast
2 7 (1.58%) Office 365
2 7 (1.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (14.67%) DNS
2 42 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 36 (8.13%) Firewall
4 35 (7.90%) WAN
5 34 (7.67%) LAN
6 33 (7.45%) VPN
7 28 (6.32%) SAN
8 22 (4.97%) VLAN
9 21 (4.74%) Network Security
10 18 (4.06%) VoIP
11 17 (3.84%) SSL
12 12 (2.71%) IP Telephony
13 11 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (2.26%) DHCP
14 10 (2.26%) Multicast
15 5 (1.13%) OSPF
16 4 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.51%) KDB
3 17 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.39%) MySQL
4 15 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.81%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.81%) Informix
8 8 (1.81%) Big Data
9 6 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.13%) OLAP
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (1.13%) QlikView
10 5 (1.13%) Spotfire
11 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.90%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.68%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Capybara
4 1 (0.23%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.23%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) JMeter
4 1 (0.23%) JUnit
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.23%) Hudson
4 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 277 (62.53%) Finance
2 152 (34.31%) Banking
3 74 (16.70%) Front Office
4 46 (10.38%) Investment Banking
5 30 (6.77%) Financial Institution
6 23 (5.19%) Back Office
7 7 (1.58%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) Law
8 3 (0.68%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 174 (39.28%) Analyst
2 103 (23.25%) Support Analyst
3 73 (16.48%) Support Engineer
4 65 (14.67%) Desktop Support
5 56 (12.64%) Applications Support
6 42 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (7.22%) Service Analyst
8 29 (6.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 28 (6.32%) Developer
10 27 (6.09%) Desktop Analyst
11 25 (5.64%) Desktop Engineer
12 23 (5.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 23 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (4.97%) Market Data Engineer
13 22 (4.97%) Senior Support Engineer
14 20 (4.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 18 (4.06%) Network Engineer
16 17 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
16 17 (3.84%) Technical Support
17 16 (3.61%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.32%) .NET
2 22 (4.97%) Rendezvous
3 13 (2.93%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (2.71%) REST
5 11 (2.48%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (2.03%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.58%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (1.58%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.58%) Middleware
7 7 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.35%) Spring
9 5 (1.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.13%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.90%) WCF
10 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (0.90%) Swing
10 4 (0.90%) JMS
11 3 (0.68%) WPF
12 2 (0.45%) Ajax
12 2 (0.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 123 (27.77%) Blackberry
2 41 (9.26%) Fixed Income
2 41 (9.26%) Hedge funds
3 32 (7.22%) Equities
4 29 (6.55%) Derivative
5 27 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (5.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (3.61%) iPhone
8 14 (3.16%) PDA
9 12 (2.71%) Reference Data
10 11 (2.48%) Eurex
10 11 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (2.48%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.81%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.81%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.81%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.81%) iPad
12 7 (1.58%) Open Source
13 6 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 233 (52.60%) Windows
2 103 (23.25%) Linux
3 86 (19.41%) Windows 7
4 61 (13.77%) UNIX
5 48 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.80%) Windows XP
7 25 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (4.51%) Windows 8
10 17 (3.84%) CentOS
11 14 (3.16%) SUSE
11 14 (3.16%) Debian
12 11 (2.48%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.26%) Android
14 9 (2.03%) Fedora
14 9 (2.03%) Solaris
15 5 (1.13%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.02%) ITIL
2 30 (6.77%) Investment Management
3 20 (4.51%) Asset Management
4 19 (4.29%) Migration
4 19 (4.29%) Project Management
4 19 (4.29%) DNA
4 19 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (4.06%) Data Management
6 17 (3.84%) Service Management
7 16 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (3.61%) OO
7 16 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (3.16%) Electronic Trading
8 14 (3.16%) Configuration Management
9 13 (2.93%) Time Management
10 12 (2.71%) Problem Management
11 11 (2.48%) ITIL V2
11 11 (2.48%) Low Latency
11 11 (2.48%) DDoS Mitigation
11 11 (2.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 109 (24.60%) SQL
2 66 (14.90%) Perl
3 61 (13.77%) Python
4 48 (10.84%) Shell Script
5 44 (9.93%) C#
6 33 (7.45%) Java
7 31 (7.00%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.42%) C++
9 19 (4.29%) JavaScript
10 13 (2.93%) C
10 13 (2.93%) Tcl
11 12 (2.71%) PHP
12 9 (2.03%) Korn
13 8 (1.81%) Ruby
14 7 (1.58%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.35%) C-shell
15 6 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.35%) VBA
16 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (14.67%) Degree
2 38 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.87%) MCSA
4 24 (5.42%) MCSE
5 17 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.61%) CCNA
7 10 (2.26%) MCP
8 7 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.13%) MCITP
10 5 (1.13%) MCDST
11 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.45%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.23%) ACCA
13 1 (0.23%) CIMA
13 1 (0.23%) CCIE
13 1 (0.23%) PMP
13 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.23%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.48%) SLA
1 11 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.13%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 175 (39.50%) Active Directory
2 60 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.42%) XenApp
4 22 (4.97%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.97%) vSphere
4 22 (4.97%) Xen
5 21 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.48%) Varnish
8 5 (1.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (6.55%) SCCM
2 14 (3.16%) Puppet
2 14 (3.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (2.48%) Salt
3 11 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.26%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.35%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.68%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (0.45%) SCOM
7 2 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
8 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 335 (75.62%) Bloomberg
2 178 (40.18%) Microsoft
3 79 (17.83%) VMware
4 68 (15.35%) Citrix
5 60 (13.54%) Cisco
6 50 (11.29%) FactSet
7 41 (9.26%) Sybase
8 39 (8.80%) Oracle
9 36 (8.13%) Fidessa
10 27 (6.09%) TIBCO
11 25 (5.64%) HP
12 24 (5.42%) SimCorp
13 20 (4.51%) Red Hat
14 18 (4.06%) Tradeweb
14 18 (4.06%) Avaya
14 18 (4.06%) Wyse
15 14 (3.16%) Caplin
16 13 (2.93%) Kalahari
17 12 (2.71%) Patsystems
18 11 (2.48%) SaltStack
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Staffing Group
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27500 - £34000 per annum + Benefits, Overtime, On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum Salary is approx 40K-52k base + bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Northumberland
Real Staffing
Salary: £31750 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus Potential
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits, Overtime, On Call
Posted: 13 days ago