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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 653 642 623
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 250 265 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 178 193 200
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £85,000 £87,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,836 £50,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-22.32% +108.33%

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
50378 54442 51618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.74% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 40897 43594 42185
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 30 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 4 August 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 +6 238 £45,000 -4.25% 18
London -1 224 £45,000 -3.22% 17
City of London +16 59 £43,750 -12.50% 7
Scotland +14 12 - -
Stirling -1 10 - -
South West - 7 £52,500 -
South East +23 5 £34,086 +1.74% 1
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £28,000 - 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Street - 3 - -
Docklands, London +5 2 - -
Mayfair -8 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Egham - 2 £28,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £33,500 -16.25%
Edinburgh +1 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £40,172 -
Woking - 1 £51,500 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,172 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 377 (78.71%) Bloomberg
2 327 (68.27%) Finance
3 214 (44.68%) Windows
4 189 (39.46%) Banking
5 186 (38.83%) Microsoft
6 144 (30.06%) SQL
7 141 (29.44%) Active Directory
8 124 (25.89%) ITIL
9 121 (25.26%) Blackberry
10 117 (24.43%) Linux
11 110 (22.96%) MS Excel
12 106 (22.13%) MS Office
13 95 (19.83%) SQL Server
14 87 (18.16%) Windows 7
15 84 (17.54%) UNIX
16 72 (15.03%) TCP/IP
17 71 (14.82%) DNS
18 69 (14.41%) Front Office
19 64 (13.36%) Cisco
20 63 (13.15%) Investment Banking
21 62 (12.94%) Python
22 61 (12.73%) Degree
23 59 (12.32%) VMware
24 58 (12.11%) Perl
25 54 (11.27%) Sybase
26 53 (11.06%) Financial Institution
27 52 (10.86%) LAN
28 51 (10.65%) MS Exchange
29 50 (10.44%) Hedge funds
30 49 (10.23%) Oracle

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 51 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (4.38%) Drupal
4 21 (4.38%) CMS
4 21 (4.38%) Apache
5 19 (3.97%) nginx
6 14 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.30%) Lync
8 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.04%) IIS
10 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
Applications
1 110 (22.96%) MS Excel
2 106 (22.13%) MS Office
3 27 (5.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (6.89%) RMDS
2 18 (3.76%) ION MarketView
2 18 (3.76%) Eikon
3 15 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (2.71%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.63%) 3000 Xtra
6 2 (0.42%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.42%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.42%) Finacle
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.09%) Mimecast
2 8 (1.67%) SaaS
3 6 (1.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.03%) TCP/IP
2 71 (14.82%) DNS
3 52 (10.86%) LAN
4 44 (9.19%) WAN
5 42 (8.77%) VPN
6 36 (7.52%) Firewall
7 35 (7.31%) SAN
8 31 (6.47%) Multicast
9 27 (5.64%) Network Security
10 26 (5.43%) SSL
11 23 (4.80%) DHCP
11 23 (4.80%) VLAN
12 21 (4.38%) VoIP
13 19 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (3.34%) OSPF
15 14 (2.92%) BGP
15 14 (2.92%) IP Telephony
16 11 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
18 4 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.10%) MySQL
3 25 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.18%) KDB
4 20 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.71%) Big Data
7 12 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.67%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.04%) HBase
12 5 (1.04%) Redis
12 5 (1.04%) OpenTSDB
12 5 (1.04%) InfluxDB
12 5 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Subversion
1 2 (0.42%) Selenium
1 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.21%) JMeter
General
1 327 (68.27%) Finance
2 189 (39.46%) Banking
3 69 (14.41%) Front Office
4 63 (13.15%) Investment Banking
5 53 (11.06%) Financial Institution
6 32 (6.68%) Back Office
7 13 (2.71%) Private Banking
8 11 (2.30%) Retail
9 7 (1.46%) Marketing
10 6 (1.25%) Law
11 4 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.63%) Games
13 2 (0.42%) Legal
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.42%) Billing
13 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 185 (38.62%) Analyst
2 122 (25.47%) Support Analyst
3 68 (14.20%) Applications Support
4 58 (12.11%) Desktop Support
5 54 (11.27%) Support Engineer
6 32 (6.68%) Applications Support Analyst
7 29 (6.05%) Desktop Analyst
7 29 (6.05%) Market Data Engineer
8 28 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
10 25 (5.22%) Service Analyst
11 24 (5.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 23 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.76%) Developer
14 17 (3.55%) Technical Support
15 16 (3.34%) Desktop Engineer
16 15 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
17 14 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
17 14 (2.92%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.22%) FIX Protocol
2 23 (4.80%) .NET
3 19 (3.97%) REST
4 17 (3.55%) Rendezvous
5 9 (1.88%) Middleware
5 9 (1.88%) Velocity
5 9 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.04%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (0.84%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.84%) Spring
8 4 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (0.84%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.84%) WCF
8 4 (0.84%) XML
8 4 (0.84%) Swing
8 4 (0.84%) JMS
8 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (0.63%) HTML
9 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 121 (25.26%) Blackberry
2 50 (10.44%) Hedge funds
3 43 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (8.56%) Derivative
5 37 (7.72%) Data Centre
6 33 (6.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (6.68%) Fixed Income
8 27 (5.64%) Equities
8 27 (5.64%) iPhone
9 19 (3.97%) PDA
9 19 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 18 (3.76%) Reference Data
10 18 (3.76%) iPad
11 13 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (2.71%) SWIFT
12 11 (2.30%) Credit Risk
13 10 (2.09%) Fat Client
13 10 (2.09%) Computer Science
13 10 (2.09%) Grid Computing
13 10 (2.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 214 (44.68%) Windows
2 117 (24.43%) Linux
3 87 (18.16%) Windows 7
4 84 (17.54%) UNIX
5 43 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (8.56%) Windows XP
7 28 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (4.18%) Android
10 18 (3.76%) CentOS
10 18 (3.76%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.51%) SUSE
12 12 (2.51%) Debian
13 10 (2.09%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.46%) Solaris
14 7 (1.46%) Fedora
15 6 (1.25%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.89%) ITIL
2 41 (8.56%) Project Management
2 41 (8.56%) Asset Management
3 33 (6.89%) Configuration Management
4 27 (5.64%) Service Management
5 25 (5.22%) Service Delivery
6 24 (5.01%) Investment Management
7 23 (4.80%) Time Management
7 23 (4.80%) Data Management
8 22 (4.59%) Low Latency
9 21 (4.38%) Migration
10 20 (4.18%) DNA
10 20 (4.18%) Wealth Management
11 19 (3.97%) Electronic Trading
11 19 (3.97%) ITIL V2
11 19 (3.97%) DDoS Mitigation
12 18 (3.76%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.76%) Analytics
13 16 (3.34%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.34%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (30.06%) SQL
2 62 (12.94%) Python
3 58 (12.11%) Perl
4 47 (9.81%) Shell Script
5 26 (5.43%) C#
6 25 (5.22%) Java
7 21 (4.38%) PHP
7 21 (4.38%) Bash Shell
8 17 (3.55%) C++
9 13 (2.71%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.71%) C
10 9 (1.88%) Tcl
11 8 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.46%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.04%) VBA
13 5 (1.04%) Ruby
14 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.63%) VB
15 3 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 61 (12.73%) Degree
2 38 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.26%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.97%) MCSE
5 16 (3.34%) CCNA
6 15 (3.13%) CCNP
7 14 (2.92%) CCIE
8 13 (2.71%) MCITP
9 12 (2.51%) MCP
9 12 (2.51%) MCSA
10 8 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.04%) MCDST
12 4 (0.84%) CCDP
13 2 (0.42%) PMP
13 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.21%) ACCA
14 1 (0.21%) CIMA
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.21%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.13%) SLA
3 4 (0.84%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 141 (29.44%) Active Directory
2 45 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.97%) Varnish
4 14 (2.92%) vSphere
5 13 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.51%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.04%) Xen
8 5 (1.04%) XenApp
8 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.42%) XenServer
9 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (6.89%) Puppet
2 32 (6.68%) SCCM
3 23 (4.80%) ITRS Geneos
4 19 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.97%) Salt
5 11 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (2.09%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.25%) SCOM
8 4 (0.84%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.63%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.21%) Control-M
10 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 377 (78.71%) Bloomberg
2 186 (38.83%) Microsoft
3 64 (13.36%) Cisco
4 59 (12.32%) VMware
5 54 (11.27%) Sybase
6 49 (10.23%) Oracle
7 47 (9.81%) Citrix
7 47 (9.81%) Fidessa
8 45 (9.39%) HP
9 30 (6.26%) Red Hat
10 25 (5.22%) IBM
10 25 (5.22%) FactSet
11 22 (4.59%) TIBCO
12 21 (4.38%) ION Trading
13 20 (4.18%) Patsystems
14 19 (3.97%) Tradeweb
14 19 (3.97%) SaltStack
15 17 (3.55%) Avaya
16 14 (2.92%) Murex
16 14 (2.92%) BT
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39483 - £46450 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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