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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 639 628 562
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -66
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 264 275 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 218 202 313
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £77,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.48%

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
53677 52238 54362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.93% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43991 41767 45784
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 20 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 19 December 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 -7 258 £42,500 +6.25% 18
London +25 246 £42,500 +6.25% 14
City of London +55 69 £42,000 -20.00% 6
Birmingham -6 4 £34,000 +1.49%
West Midlands -7 4 £34,000 +1.49%
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
St Albans - 4 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £60,000 - 1
South East +2 3 £35,000 +19.65% 3
Scotland -1 3 £33,000 -24.57%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £31,250 -
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 £55,000 +111.53%
Docklands, London -10 1 £38,500 -20.61%
Stirling -15 1 - -
Woking - 1 £55,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £27,500 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 473 (82.12%) Bloomberg
2 306 (53.13%) Windows
3 280 (48.61%) Finance
4 211 (36.63%) Active Directory
5 204 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 171 (29.69%) Banking
7 152 (26.39%) MS Office
8 133 (23.09%) Blackberry
9 132 (22.92%) Linux
10 130 (22.57%) SQL
11 128 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 119 (20.66%) MS Excel
12 119 (20.66%) ITIL
13 118 (20.49%) UNIX
13 118 (20.49%) Windows 7
14 107 (18.58%) Hedge funds
15 102 (17.71%) TCP/IP
16 100 (17.36%) Investment Banking
17 98 (17.01%) Degree
18 96 (16.67%) Citrix
19 93 (16.15%) Perl
20 89 (15.45%) Front Office
21 81 (14.06%) DNS
22 79 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2010
23 73 (12.67%) Python
24 69 (11.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 67 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
26 65 (11.28%) Windows XP
26 65 (11.28%) WAN
26 65 (11.28%) LAN

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 128 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 79 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (11.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 52 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 15 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
8 9 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (1.04%) Apache
10 5 (0.87%) Lync
11 4 (0.69%) Mule
11 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.35%) JBoss
13 1 (0.17%) Confluence
13 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 152 (26.39%) MS Office
2 119 (20.66%) MS Excel
3 54 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.87%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (8.33%) RMDS
2 41 (7.12%) Eikon
3 23 (3.99%) 3000 Xtra
4 15 (2.60%) ION MarketView
4 15 (2.60%) Front Arena
5 13 (2.26%) Summit
6 12 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (1.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.69%) Advent Moxy
9 4 (0.69%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.35%) MultiFonds
11 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
11 1 (0.17%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.17%) Minerva
11 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.17%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (17.71%) TCP/IP
2 81 (14.06%) DNS
3 65 (11.28%) WAN
3 65 (11.28%) LAN
4 43 (7.47%) SAN
4 43 (7.47%) Multicast
5 42 (7.29%) VPN
6 33 (5.73%) iSCSI
7 29 (5.03%) Firewall
8 27 (4.69%) DHCP
9 25 (4.34%) FTP
10 21 (3.65%) IP Telephony
11 18 (3.13%) Network Security
12 14 (2.43%) Cisco IPT
12 14 (2.43%) NAS
12 14 (2.43%) LDAP
13 13 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (2.08%) VoIP
15 11 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 8 (1.39%) Sybase IQ
4 8 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
5 7 (1.22%) MySQL
6 5 (0.87%) Informix
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.52%) DTS
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) MS Access
9 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Ant
1 4 (0.69%) JUnit
1 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
1 4 (0.69%) Subversion
1 4 (0.69%) Maven
1 4 (0.69%) JIRA
1 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.69%) Mockito
2 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (0.35%) NUnit
3 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.17%) Moq
3 1 (0.17%) Yeoman
General
1 280 (48.61%) Finance
2 171 (29.69%) Banking
3 100 (17.36%) Investment Banking
4 89 (15.45%) Front Office
5 42 (7.29%) Back Office
6 36 (6.25%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.91%) Law
8 10 (1.74%) Publishing
9 9 (1.56%) Legal
10 7 (1.22%) Advertising
10 7 (1.22%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.87%) French Language
11 5 (0.87%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 166 (28.82%) Analyst
2 87 (15.10%) Support Analyst
3 81 (14.06%) Desktop Support
4 50 (8.68%) Support Engineer
5 46 (7.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 41 (7.12%) Developer
7 40 (6.94%) Service Analyst
8 39 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
9 37 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 35 (6.08%) Market Data Engineer
11 34 (5.90%) Applications Support
12 33 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
13 30 (5.21%) Technical Support
14 25 (4.34%) Desktop Analyst
15 22 (3.82%) Administrator
15 22 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (3.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 19 (3.30%) Java Developer
16 19 (3.30%) IT Support
17 18 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.17%) Rendezvous
2 19 (3.30%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (3.13%) .NET
4 15 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (2.43%) Spring
6 10 (1.74%) Middleware
7 6 (1.04%) JSP
7 6 (1.04%) Servlets
8 5 (0.87%) J2EE
8 5 (0.87%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.87%) WPF
9 4 (0.69%) Spring MVC
9 4 (0.69%) WCF
9 4 (0.69%) JMS
10 3 (0.52%) Web Services
10 3 (0.52%) XML
10 3 (0.52%) Swing
11 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.35%) EJB
11 2 (0.35%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 133 (23.09%) Blackberry
2 107 (18.58%) Hedge funds
3 60 (10.42%) Equities
4 47 (8.16%) Fixed Income
5 42 (7.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (5.90%) Reference Data
7 27 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (4.34%) Derivative
9 23 (3.99%) Computer Science
10 21 (3.65%) PDA
11 19 (3.30%) iPhone
12 17 (2.95%) iPad
13 14 (2.43%) Fat Client
13 14 (2.43%) Thin Client
14 13 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (1.91%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.56%) Statistics
17 8 (1.39%) Credit Risk
18 7 (1.22%) Market Risk
18 7 (1.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 306 (53.13%) Windows
2 132 (22.92%) Linux
3 118 (20.49%) UNIX
3 118 (20.49%) Windows 7
4 67 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (11.28%) Windows XP
6 47 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (6.08%) Solaris
9 34 (5.90%) Windows 8
10 30 (5.21%) CentOS
11 27 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (3.30%) Android
13 13 (2.26%) SUSE
13 13 (2.26%) Debian
14 12 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.74%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.56%) Windows Vista
17 6 (1.04%) VMS
18 4 (0.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (20.66%) ITIL
2 47 (8.16%) Asset Management
3 46 (7.99%) Electronic Trading
4 29 (5.03%) Project Management
5 23 (3.99%) Investment Management
6 22 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (3.65%) Change Management
8 20 (3.47%) E-Commerce
8 20 (3.47%) Low Latency
9 19 (3.30%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.13%) Risk Management
11 17 (2.95%) Data Analysis
11 17 (2.95%) ETRM
12 15 (2.60%) Time Management
13 14 (2.43%) Wealth Management
13 14 (2.43%) Migration
13 14 (2.43%) People Management
14 13 (2.26%) Data Management
14 13 (2.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 130 (22.57%) SQL
2 93 (16.15%) Perl
3 73 (12.67%) Python
4 55 (9.55%) Bash Shell
5 54 (9.38%) Java
6 43 (7.47%) Shell Script
7 35 (6.08%) C#
8 25 (4.34%) VBScript
9 22 (3.82%) C++
10 21 (3.65%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.91%) Korn
11 11 (1.91%) VB
12 9 (1.56%) Ruby
13 8 (1.39%) VBA
13 8 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.39%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.39%) RPG
14 6 (1.04%) AWK
15 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 98 (17.01%) Degree
2 34 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.78%) MCP
3 16 (2.78%) MCSE
4 14 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.26%) CCNA
6 11 (1.91%) MCSA
7 10 (1.74%) MCITP
8 7 (1.22%) MOS
9 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.69%) MCDST
11 3 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.35%) CCNP
12 2 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.17%) ISEB
13 1 (0.17%) MCT
13 1 (0.17%) CCIE
13 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.69%) SLA
2 12 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 211 (36.63%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.08%) MetaFrame
5 11 (1.91%) Firmware
5 11 (1.91%) XenApp
5 11 (1.91%) NFS
6 10 (1.74%) vSphere
7 8 (1.39%) Xen
8 6 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (6.60%) NetBackup
2 36 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
3 32 (5.56%) SCCM
4 26 (4.51%) Puppet
5 9 (1.56%) WSUS
6 5 (0.87%) Zenoss
6 5 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 473 (82.12%) Bloomberg
2 204 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 96 (16.67%) Citrix
4 58 (10.07%) Cisco
5 47 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 46 (7.99%) Sybase
6 46 (7.99%) Symantec
7 45 (7.81%) VMware
8 44 (7.64%) Fidessa
9 36 (6.25%) Avaya
10 35 (6.08%) NetApp
11 34 (5.90%) TIBCO
12 31 (5.38%) HP
13 29 (5.03%) Oracle
14 25 (4.34%) Murex
14 25 (4.34%) CQG
15 24 (4.17%) ION Trading
15 24 (4.17%) IBM
16 18 (3.13%) FactSet
17 16 (2.78%) GoldenSource
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