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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 647 674 647
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 247 250 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 184 185 186
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-35.50% +81.81%

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
50911 54916 52383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.52% 46.68% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41123 44322 43048
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 £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 29 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 7 July 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 +20 240 £47,500 -5.00% 23
London +17 224 £48,750 -2.50% 20
City of London +18 46 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Scotland +15 7 £32,000 -
South West - 7 £41,800 - 2
Stirling -1 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £30,500 -
Swindon - 4 £41,800 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £30,500 -
North East - 4 £30,500 -
South East - 4 £40,172 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £41,800 -
Docklands, London +9 2 - -
Mayfair -8 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Somerset - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £39,750 - 1
Street - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £32,000 -
Egham - 1 £28,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 - - 2
Bracknell - 1 £40,172 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,172 -
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 364 (77.12%) Bloomberg
2 310 (65.68%) Finance
3 223 (47.25%) Windows
4 190 (40.25%) Microsoft
5 170 (36.02%) Banking
6 156 (33.05%) Active Directory
7 133 (28.18%) SQL
8 127 (26.91%) Blackberry
9 116 (24.58%) ITIL
10 115 (24.36%) MS Excel
11 113 (23.94%) Linux
12 108 (22.88%) MS Office
13 102 (21.61%) SQL Server
14 88 (18.64%) Windows 7
15 77 (16.31%) UNIX
16 76 (16.10%) Front Office
17 69 (14.62%) VMware
18 68 (14.41%) Degree
19 66 (13.98%) DNS
20 65 (13.77%) MS Exchange
21 64 (13.56%) Python
21 64 (13.56%) Perl
22 63 (13.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 57 (12.08%) Citrix
24 56 (11.86%) Cisco
24 56 (11.86%) Investment Banking
25 55 (11.65%) TCP/IP
26 53 (11.23%) Hedge funds
27 52 (11.02%) Sybase
28 51 (10.81%) Oracle

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 65 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 63 (13.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.81%) Apache
5 17 (3.60%) CMS
5 17 (3.60%) Drupal
6 16 (3.39%) nginx
7 13 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.69%) Lync
11 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.06%) IIS
12 5 (1.06%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.06%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.21%) MTS
14 1 (0.21%) Node.js
Applications
1 115 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 108 (22.88%) MS Office
3 26 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (7.42%) RMDS
2 16 (3.39%) ION MarketView
3 15 (3.18%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (3.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (2.75%) Eikon
5 4 (0.85%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.85%) 3000 Xtra
6 2 (0.42%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.42%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.42%) Finacle
7 1 (0.21%) Summit
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.12%) Mimecast
2 8 (1.69%) SaaS
3 7 (1.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (13.98%) DNS
2 55 (11.65%) TCP/IP
3 44 (9.32%) LAN
4 43 (9.11%) WAN
5 38 (8.05%) VPN
5 38 (8.05%) Firewall
6 31 (6.57%) SAN
7 22 (4.66%) SSL
7 22 (4.66%) Multicast
8 21 (4.45%) VLAN
8 21 (4.45%) Network Security
9 19 (4.03%) VoIP
10 16 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (3.18%) DHCP
11 15 (3.18%) IP Telephony
12 9 (1.91%) OSPF
13 6 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (1.06%) BGP
15 4 (0.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.93%) MySQL
3 26 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.24%) KDB
5 19 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.75%) Big Data
8 12 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.54%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.12%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.27%) Informix
13 5 (1.06%) OLAP
13 5 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.06%) Spotfire
13 5 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (1.06%) QlikView
13 5 (1.06%) HBase
13 5 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.64%) Subversion
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.21%) Capybara
4 1 (0.21%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.21%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.21%) MSI
4 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.21%) JMeter
General
1 310 (65.68%) Finance
2 170 (36.02%) Banking
3 76 (16.10%) Front Office
4 56 (11.86%) Investment Banking
5 41 (8.69%) Financial Institution
6 29 (6.14%) Back Office
7 9 (1.91%) Marketing
8 8 (1.69%) Private Banking
9 5 (1.06%) Law
10 4 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.85%) Retail
11 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.64%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (40.47%) Analyst
2 120 (25.42%) Support Analyst
3 65 (13.77%) Applications Support
4 62 (13.14%) Support Engineer
5 61 (12.92%) Desktop Support
6 36 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (6.57%) Service Analyst
8 30 (6.36%) Applications Support Analyst
9 28 (5.93%) Desktop Analyst
10 27 (5.72%) Service Desk Analyst
11 26 (5.51%) Developer
12 23 (4.87%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 23 (4.87%) Market Data Engineer
13 22 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (4.24%) Technical Support
15 19 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
16 18 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
17 16 (3.39%) Senior Support Engineer
18 15 (3.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.51%) .NET
2 19 (4.03%) Rendezvous
2 19 (4.03%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (3.60%) REST
4 9 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (1.91%) Middleware
4 9 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (1.48%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (1.06%) Spring
8 5 (1.06%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.06%) Swing
8 5 (1.06%) Application Packaging
8 5 (1.06%) WCF
9 4 (0.85%) Velocity
9 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (0.85%) JMS
10 3 (0.64%) Web Services
10 3 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (26.91%) Blackberry
2 53 (11.23%) Hedge funds
3 38 (8.05%) Derivative
4 37 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (7.42%) Fixed Income
6 33 (6.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (6.36%) Data Centre
8 29 (6.14%) Equities
9 24 (5.08%) iPhone
10 18 (3.81%) PDA
11 16 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 16 (3.39%) Reference Data
12 14 (2.97%) iPad
13 12 (2.54%) Computer Science
13 12 (2.54%) SWIFT
14 11 (2.33%) Fat Client
14 11 (2.33%) Thin Client
14 11 (2.33%) Eurex
15 10 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (2.12%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 223 (47.25%) Windows
2 113 (23.94%) Linux
3 88 (18.64%) Windows 7
4 77 (16.31%) UNIX
5 50 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.26%) Windows XP
7 25 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 19 (4.03%) CentOS
11 15 (3.18%) Android
12 14 (2.97%) SUSE
12 14 (2.97%) Debian
13 11 (2.33%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.12%) Solaris
15 8 (1.69%) Fedora
16 5 (1.06%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.06%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (24.58%) ITIL
2 33 (6.99%) Asset Management
3 30 (6.36%) Project Management
4 25 (5.30%) Data Management
4 25 (5.30%) Configuration Management
5 24 (5.08%) Service Management
6 23 (4.87%) Investment Management
7 21 (4.45%) Time Management
8 20 (4.24%) DNA
9 19 (4.03%) Migration
10 18 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.81%) Electronic Trading
10 18 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (3.60%) Low Latency
12 16 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (3.39%) ITIL V2
12 16 (3.39%) DDoS Mitigation
13 15 (3.18%) Mentoring
13 15 (3.18%) Change Management
14 14 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 133 (28.18%) SQL
2 64 (13.56%) Perl
2 64 (13.56%) Python
3 48 (10.17%) Shell Script
4 35 (7.42%) C#
5 27 (5.72%) Bash Shell
6 26 (5.51%) Java
7 18 (3.81%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.81%) C++
7 18 (3.81%) PHP
8 14 (2.97%) C
9 12 (2.54%) Tcl
10 8 (1.69%) Ruby
11 7 (1.48%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.48%) VBA
12 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.06%) Korn
13 5 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (14.41%) Degree
2 38 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.45%) MCSE
3 21 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.24%) MCSA
5 16 (3.39%) CCNA
6 11 (2.33%) MCP
6 11 (2.33%) MCITP
7 8 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.48%) MCDST
9 5 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.06%) CCIE
9 5 (1.06%) CCNP
10 2 (0.42%) CCDP
10 2 (0.42%) PMP
10 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) ACCA
11 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.97%) SLA
3 6 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 156 (33.05%) Active Directory
2 51 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.39%) Varnish
4 15 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (3.18%) vSphere
4 15 (3.18%) XenApp
5 13 (2.75%) Xen
6 12 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.42%) XenServer
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (6.57%) SCCM
2 25 (5.30%) Puppet
3 18 (3.81%) ITRS Geneos
4 16 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.39%) Salt
5 10 (2.12%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.06%) SCOM
7 4 (0.85%) Zenoss
7 4 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.64%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.21%) Control-M
9 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 364 (77.12%) Bloomberg
2 190 (40.25%) Microsoft
3 69 (14.62%) VMware
4 57 (12.08%) Citrix
5 56 (11.86%) Cisco
6 52 (11.02%) Sybase
7 51 (10.81%) Oracle
8 45 (9.53%) Fidessa
9 39 (8.26%) HP
10 33 (6.99%) FactSet
11 26 (5.51%) Red Hat
12 24 (5.08%) TIBCO
13 21 (4.45%) IBM
13 21 (4.45%) Tradeweb
14 18 (3.81%) ION Trading
14 18 (3.81%) Patsystems
15 17 (3.60%) Avaya
16 16 (3.39%) SaltStack
17 15 (3.18%) SimCorp
17 15 (3.18%) Murex
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