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 24 October 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 591 603 495
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -108
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 324 292 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.57% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 266 217 377
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £81,800 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-31.00% +53.84%

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
54224 51451 53768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.58% 47.30% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43308 42193 44866
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 £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 17 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 24 October 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 +15 316 £45,000 -14.28% 39
London +29 293 £45,000 -15.88% 37
City of London +43 83 £40,000 -15.78% 12
South East -17 10 £34,000 -32.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £34,000 -
Aylesbury - 8 £34,500 -
Birmingham - 8 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £34,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
St Albans - 4 £60,000 -
Scotland -6 3 - -
Stirling - 3 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 £27,500 -
Surrey -15 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 479 (82.44%) Bloomberg
2 316 (54.39%) Finance
3 278 (47.85%) Windows
4 185 (31.84%) Active Directory
5 179 (30.81%) Microsoft
6 147 (25.30%) MS Office
7 145 (24.96%) Linux
8 144 (24.78%) SQL
9 137 (23.58%) Banking
10 135 (23.24%) Degree
11 131 (22.55%) ITIL
12 125 (21.51%) Blackberry
13 116 (19.97%) MS Exchange
14 112 (19.28%) UNIX
14 112 (19.28%) Hedge funds
15 105 (18.07%) Windows 7
16 104 (17.90%) TCP/IP
17 103 (17.73%) MS Excel
18 102 (17.56%) Perl
19 99 (17.04%) Front Office
20 91 (15.66%) Python
21 84 (14.46%) DNS
22 81 (13.94%) Citrix
22 81 (13.94%) Exchange Server 2010
23 80 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
23 80 (13.77%) SQL Server
24 75 (12.91%) Investment Banking
25 73 (12.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 59 (10.15%) Equities
26 59 (10.15%) RMDS

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 116 (19.97%) MS Exchange
2 81 (13.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (12.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 44 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (2.58%) IBM Notes
7 14 (2.41%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.38%) Lync
10 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (1.03%) Apache
12 4 (0.69%) Mule
13 3 (0.52%) Confluence
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.17%) TIBCO EMS
14 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 147 (25.30%) MS Office
2 103 (17.73%) MS Excel
3 37 (6.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.86%) MS Project
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (10.15%) RMDS
2 34 (5.85%) Eikon
3 20 (3.44%) 3000 Xtra
4 14 (2.41%) Summit
5 12 (2.07%) Front Arena
6 10 (1.72%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 9 (1.55%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.69%) Advent Moxy
9 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.34%) MultiFonds
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
11 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
11 1 (0.17%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.17%) Minerva
11 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.17%) Kondor+
11 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.55%) Office 365
2 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (17.90%) TCP/IP
2 84 (14.46%) DNS
3 56 (9.64%) LAN
4 55 (9.47%) WAN
5 45 (7.75%) VPN
6 43 (7.40%) DHCP
7 37 (6.37%) SAN
8 36 (6.20%) Multicast
9 32 (5.51%) iSCSI
10 31 (5.34%) Firewall
11 24 (4.13%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (3.79%) FTP
13 21 (3.61%) IP Telephony
14 14 (2.41%) Network Security
14 14 (2.41%) NAS
14 14 (2.41%) LDAP
15 11 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (1.72%) SSL
17 9 (1.55%) VoIP
17 9 (1.55%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
4 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.55%) Sybase IQ
4 9 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.69%) DTS
6 4 (0.69%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.34%) KDB
8 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.17%) Informix
8 1 (0.17%) MS Access
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Subversion
2 7 (1.20%) JIRA
3 4 (0.69%) Ant
3 4 (0.69%) JUnit
3 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.69%) Toad
3 4 (0.69%) Maven
3 4 (0.69%) Mockito
4 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Moq
5 1 (0.17%) NUnit
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Yeoman
General
1 316 (54.39%) Finance
2 137 (23.58%) Banking
3 99 (17.04%) Front Office
4 75 (12.91%) Investment Banking
5 41 (7.06%) Back Office
6 34 (5.85%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.24%) Law
8 11 (1.89%) Publishing
9 10 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.38%) Legal
11 6 (1.03%) Advertising
12 5 (0.86%) French Language
12 5 (0.86%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Marketing
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (26.51%) Analyst
2 89 (15.32%) Support Analyst
3 72 (12.39%) Desktop Support
4 51 (8.78%) Developer
5 49 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 41 (7.06%) Market Data Engineer
7 40 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 40 (6.88%) Technical Support
8 39 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 38 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (6.20%) Service Analyst
10 36 (6.20%) Applications Support
11 34 (5.85%) Service Desk Analyst
12 30 (5.16%) Consultant
13 24 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
13 24 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (3.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 22 (3.79%) Desktop Analyst
15 19 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
16 18 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.48%) .NET
2 18 (3.10%) Rendezvous
3 15 (2.58%) Spring
4 14 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (2.24%) Middleware
6 8 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.20%) JSP
7 7 (1.20%) Servlets
7 7 (1.20%) WPF
8 6 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (1.03%) WCF
8 6 (1.03%) XML
8 6 (1.03%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.86%) Java EE
10 4 (0.69%) Spring MVC
10 4 (0.69%) LINQ
10 4 (0.69%) Web Services
11 2 (0.34%) CSS
11 2 (0.34%) J2EE
11 2 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (21.51%) Blackberry
2 112 (19.28%) Hedge funds
3 59 (10.15%) Equities
4 47 (8.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (8.09%) Computer Science
5 46 (7.92%) Fixed Income
6 45 (7.75%) Reference Data
7 32 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.61%) iPhone
8 21 (3.61%) Derivative
9 20 (3.44%) PDA
10 18 (3.10%) iPad
11 13 (2.24%) Market Risk
11 13 (2.24%) Fat Client
11 13 (2.24%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.89%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.72%) Statistics
14 9 (1.55%) Mathematics
15 8 (1.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 278 (47.85%) Windows
2 145 (24.96%) Linux
3 112 (19.28%) UNIX
4 105 (18.07%) Windows 7
5 80 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (9.98%) Windows XP
7 51 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (7.40%) Solaris
9 34 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (4.82%) Android
10 28 (4.82%) Windows 8
11 27 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (4.65%) CentOS
12 16 (2.75%) Mac OS X
13 14 (2.41%) SUSE
13 14 (2.41%) Debian
14 9 (1.55%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.03%) VMS
16 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (22.55%) ITIL
2 42 (7.23%) Project Management
3 39 (6.71%) Asset Management
4 33 (5.68%) Electronic Trading
5 31 (5.34%) Low Latency
6 24 (4.13%) ETRM
6 24 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (4.13%) Risk Management
7 23 (3.96%) Wealth Management
8 22 (3.79%) OO
9 20 (3.44%) Service Delivery
9 20 (3.44%) Change Management
10 18 (3.10%) E-Commerce
10 18 (3.10%) Time Management
11 17 (2.93%) Business Continuity
11 17 (2.93%) Multithreading
12 16 (2.75%) Data Analysis
12 16 (2.75%) Business Continuity Management
13 15 (2.58%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (2.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 144 (24.78%) SQL
2 102 (17.56%) Perl
3 91 (15.66%) Python
4 56 (9.64%) Bash Shell
5 55 (9.47%) Java
6 44 (7.57%) C#
7 38 (6.54%) Shell Script
8 30 (5.16%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.48%) VBScript
10 16 (2.75%) C++
11 12 (2.07%) VBA
12 11 (1.89%) Ruby
13 9 (1.55%) RPG
14 8 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.03%) VB
15 6 (1.03%) AWK
15 6 (1.03%) JavaScript
15 6 (1.03%) Korn
16 5 (0.86%) C
16 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (23.24%) Degree
2 43 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.27%) MCP
4 18 (3.10%) MCSE
4 18 (3.10%) CCNA
4 18 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.41%) MCITP
6 13 (2.24%) MCSA
7 11 (1.89%) MOS
8 9 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.20%) MCDST
10 4 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.17%) ISEB
12 1 (0.17%) MCT
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.71%) SLA
2 6 (1.03%) QA
3 5 (0.86%) Basel III
3 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.86%) MiFID
System Software
1 185 (31.84%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.07%) XenApp
4 11 (1.89%) NFS
4 11 (1.89%) Firmware
5 9 (1.55%) MetaFrame
5 9 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.86%) Xen
7 4 (0.69%) vSphere
8 2 (0.34%) XenServer
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (6.37%) ITRS Geneos
2 33 (5.68%) SCCM
2 33 (5.68%) NetBackup
3 25 (4.30%) Puppet
4 5 (0.86%) Zenoss
4 5 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.69%) Control-M
5 4 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.69%) WSUS
6 3 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 479 (82.44%) Bloomberg
2 179 (30.81%) Microsoft
3 81 (13.94%) Citrix
4 58 (9.98%) Cisco
5 53 (9.12%) Sybase
6 49 (8.43%) VMware
7 46 (7.92%) Red Hat
8 42 (7.23%) NetApp
9 40 (6.88%) Symantec
10 36 (6.20%) TIBCO
11 34 (5.85%) Avaya
12 33 (5.68%) Fidessa
13 32 (5.51%) Oracle
14 28 (4.82%) CQG
15 26 (4.48%) Murex
16 21 (3.61%) IBM
17 19 (3.27%) HP
17 19 (3.27%) ION Trading
17 19 (3.27%) GoldenSource
18 17 (2.93%) CheckPoint
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