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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 687 641 594
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -47
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 212 277 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 153 199 220
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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
50696 54467 50406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.68% 46.78% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41538 43168 41214
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 £72,500 £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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 23 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 1 September 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 -38 199 £47,500 -5.00% 25
London -47 188 £47,500 -5.00% 25
City of London +12 59 £45,000 -12.19% 10
Scotland +16 13 - - 1
Stirling +14 9 - -
South West - 6 - -
South East +9 4 £34,086 +1.74%
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £28,000 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Street - 3 - -
Edinburgh -4 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Egham - 2 £28,000 -
West Midlands -5 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Mayfair -8 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Canary Wharf - 1 £33,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £40,172 -
Woking - 1 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,172 -
Telford - 1 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 374 (80.26%) Bloomberg
2 334 (71.67%) Finance
3 208 (44.64%) Windows
4 187 (40.13%) Banking
5 167 (35.84%) Microsoft
6 148 (31.76%) SQL
7 129 (27.68%) Active Directory
8 120 (25.75%) Linux
9 113 (24.25%) ITIL
10 107 (22.96%) Blackberry
11 100 (21.46%) MS Excel
12 95 (20.39%) MS Office
13 87 (18.67%) UNIX
14 85 (18.24%) SQL Server
15 76 (16.31%) TCP/IP
16 75 (16.09%) Windows 7
17 64 (13.73%) Front Office
17 64 (13.73%) DNS
17 64 (13.73%) Cisco
18 62 (13.30%) Python
19 60 (12.88%) Perl
20 58 (12.45%) Financial Institution
21 57 (12.23%) Investment Banking
22 54 (11.59%) Degree
22 54 (11.59%) Sybase
23 51 (10.94%) MS Exchange
24 50 (10.73%) VMware
25 49 (10.52%) Hedge funds
26 48 (10.30%) Project Management
26 48 (10.30%) Shell Script

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (4.29%) Drupal
4 20 (4.29%) CMS
5 19 (4.08%) Apache
6 17 (3.65%) nginx
7 16 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.36%) Lync
9 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.72%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.07%) IIS
11 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.21%) MTS
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 100 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 95 (20.39%) MS Office
3 24 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (6.44%) RMDS
2 19 (4.08%) ION MarketView
3 16 (3.43%) Eikon
4 15 (3.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (1.93%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.64%) 3000 Xtra
6 3 (0.64%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.43%) Finacle
7 2 (0.43%) Kondor+
8 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.21%) Investran
8 1 (0.21%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.93%) Mimecast
2 4 (0.86%) SaaS
2 4 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (16.31%) TCP/IP
2 64 (13.73%) DNS
3 47 (10.09%) LAN
4 39 (8.37%) WAN
4 39 (8.37%) VPN
5 38 (8.15%) Multicast
6 35 (7.51%) SAN
6 35 (7.51%) Firewall
7 25 (5.36%) Network Security
8 24 (5.15%) SSL
9 23 (4.94%) DHCP
10 22 (4.72%) VoIP
11 20 (4.29%) OSPF
12 18 (3.86%) BGP
12 18 (3.86%) VLAN
13 17 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (1.50%) IP Telephony
16 5 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
17 4 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.51%) MySQL
3 27 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.43%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.43%) KDB
6 14 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.58%) Big Data
8 10 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.72%) HBase
9 8 (1.72%) Redis
9 8 (1.72%) OpenTSDB
9 8 (1.72%) InfluxDB
10 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.07%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Subversion
1 2 (0.43%) Selenium
1 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.43%) 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
1 334 (71.67%) Finance
2 187 (40.13%) Banking
3 64 (13.73%) Front Office
4 58 (12.45%) Financial Institution
5 57 (12.23%) Investment Banking
6 37 (7.94%) Back Office
7 16 (3.43%) Private Banking
8 14 (3.00%) Retail
9 10 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.29%) Law
11 4 (0.86%) Legal
11 4 (0.86%) Publishing
11 4 (0.86%) Games
11 4 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.64%) Marketing
13 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 171 (36.70%) Analyst
2 117 (25.11%) Support Analyst
3 67 (14.38%) Applications Support
4 52 (11.16%) Desktop Support
5 50 (10.73%) Support Engineer
6 33 (7.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 31 (6.65%) Market Data Engineer
8 27 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
10 22 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 17 (3.65%) Service Analyst
14 16 (3.43%) Developer
14 16 (3.43%) Network Specialist
15 15 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support
15 15 (3.22%) Data Analyst
15 15 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (3.22%) Desktop Engineer
15 15 (3.22%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.22%) FIX Protocol
2 24 (5.15%) .NET
3 20 (4.29%) Rendezvous
4 16 (3.43%) REST
5 13 (2.79%) Middleware
6 12 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (1.93%) Velocity
7 9 (1.93%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.07%) Swing
8 5 (1.07%) WCF
8 5 (1.07%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.07%) Spring
9 4 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (0.86%) JMS
9 4 (0.86%) HTML
9 4 (0.86%) XML
9 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.64%) CSS
10 3 (0.64%) Web Services
10 3 (0.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (22.96%) Blackberry
2 49 (10.52%) Hedge funds
3 44 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (8.15%) Derivative
4 38 (8.15%) Data Centre
5 35 (7.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (5.15%) Fixed Income
7 23 (4.94%) PDA
7 23 (4.94%) iPhone
8 22 (4.72%) Equities
9 17 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (3.43%) Reference Data
11 14 (3.00%) iPad
12 13 (2.79%) SWIFT
12 13 (2.79%) Management Information System
13 12 (2.58%) Grid Computing
14 11 (2.36%) Client/Server
14 11 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (2.36%) Credit Risk
14 11 (2.36%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 208 (44.64%) Windows
2 120 (25.75%) Linux
3 87 (18.67%) UNIX
4 75 (16.09%) Windows 7
5 44 (9.44%) Windows XP
6 39 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (4.51%) CentOS
9 17 (3.65%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.43%) Android
10 16 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.15%) SUSE
11 10 (2.15%) Debian
11 10 (2.15%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.50%) Fedora
12 7 (1.50%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.86%) Solaris
13 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.25%) ITIL
2 48 (10.30%) Project Management
3 43 (9.23%) Asset Management
4 34 (7.30%) Configuration Management
5 29 (6.22%) Service Management
5 29 (6.22%) Investment Management
6 26 (5.58%) Service Delivery
7 24 (5.15%) Wealth Management
8 23 (4.94%) Low Latency
9 22 (4.72%) Time Management
10 21 (4.51%) Data Management
11 20 (4.29%) Risk Management
11 20 (4.29%) Migration
11 20 (4.29%) Change Management
12 19 (4.08%) Mentoring
13 18 (3.86%) Electronic Trading
14 17 (3.65%) ITIL V2
14 17 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (3.65%) DDoS Mitigation
15 16 (3.43%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (31.76%) SQL
2 62 (13.30%) Python
3 60 (12.88%) Perl
4 48 (10.30%) Shell Script
5 28 (6.01%) Java
6 24 (5.15%) Bash Shell
7 20 (4.29%) C#
7 20 (4.29%) PHP
8 19 (4.08%) C++
9 14 (3.00%) C
10 10 (2.15%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.93%) Tcl
12 8 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.29%) Ruby
13 6 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.29%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.64%) VB
15 3 (0.64%) AWK
15 3 (0.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 54 (11.59%) Degree
2 38 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.08%) CCNP
5 17 (3.65%) CCIE
6 14 (3.00%) MCSE
6 14 (3.00%) CCNA
7 12 (2.58%) MCITP
8 11 (2.36%) MCP
9 8 (1.72%) MCSA
9 8 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.07%) CCDP
11 4 (0.86%) MCDST
12 2 (0.43%) PMP
12 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.21%) ACCA
13 1 (0.21%) CIMA
13 1 (0.21%) MBA
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.79%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) QA
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (27.68%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.65%) Varnish
4 11 (2.36%) vSphere
5 9 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.43%) XenServer
7 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (7.30%) Puppet
2 32 (6.87%) SCCM
3 27 (5.79%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (3.65%) Salt
4 17 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.79%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (1.93%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.29%) SCOM
8 5 (1.07%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.64%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.21%) Control-M
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 374 (80.26%) Bloomberg
2 167 (35.84%) Microsoft
3 64 (13.73%) Cisco
4 54 (11.59%) Sybase
5 50 (10.73%) VMware
6 46 (9.87%) Fidessa
6 46 (9.87%) Oracle
7 45 (9.66%) HP
8 39 (8.37%) Citrix
9 34 (7.30%) Red Hat
10 30 (6.44%) IBM
11 25 (5.36%) TIBCO
12 22 (4.72%) ION Trading
13 21 (4.51%) Patsystems
14 17 (3.65%) Infoblox
14 17 (3.65%) FactSet
14 17 (3.65%) SaltStack
14 17 (3.65%) Radianz
15 16 (3.43%) Tradeweb
16 14 (3.00%) Caplin
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £43-47,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
abrs Limited
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 32-35k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago