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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 674 598 620
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +22
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 216 284 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 173 215 234
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+34.32% +27.61%

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
50441 49470 51504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.75% 47.60% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41589 39334 43095
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 £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 13 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 23 January 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 -42 208 £42,500 - 20
London -36 205 £42,500 - 20
City of London +10 57 £41,000 -3.52% 10
Scotland +11 6 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Edinburgh +6 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Stirling -9 2 - -
Surrey -17 2 £55,000 +111.53%
South East -37 2 £55,000 +109.52%
Woking - 2 £55,000 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £38,500 -20.61%
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
St Albans - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 437 (80.48%) Bloomberg
2 309 (56.91%) Windows
3 268 (49.36%) Finance
4 218 (40.15%) Active Directory
5 208 (38.31%) Microsoft
6 164 (30.20%) Banking
7 145 (26.70%) MS Office
8 138 (25.41%) MS Exchange
9 137 (25.23%) Blackberry
10 127 (23.39%) Linux
11 126 (23.20%) Windows 7
12 123 (22.65%) MS Excel
13 119 (21.92%) ITIL
14 113 (20.81%) SQL
15 107 (19.71%) UNIX
16 102 (18.78%) Citrix
17 98 (18.05%) Hedge funds
18 90 (16.57%) Degree
19 89 (16.39%) Investment Banking
19 89 (16.39%) TCP/IP
20 82 (15.10%) Perl
21 76 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 75 (13.81%) Front Office
23 74 (13.63%) DNS
24 68 (12.52%) Cisco
25 67 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
26 65 (11.97%) Python
26 65 (11.97%) Windows XP
27 63 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
28 58 (10.68%) SQL Server

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 138 (25.41%) MS Exchange
2 76 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 67 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (2.76%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.76%) IBM Notes
6 14 (2.58%) TIBCO EMS
6 14 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (0.92%) Lync
10 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.55%) Apache
11 3 (0.55%) Mule
12 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.37%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) MTS
13 1 (0.18%) Node.js
13 1 (0.18%) WorkSite
Applications
1 145 (26.70%) MS Office
2 123 (22.65%) MS Excel
3 55 (10.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.95%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.92%) MS Project
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (7.00%) RMDS
2 29 (5.34%) Eikon
3 15 (2.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 15 (2.76%) ION MarketView
4 13 (2.39%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (1.84%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (1.10%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.74%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.74%) Advent Moxy
8 2 (0.37%) Summit
9 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.18%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.18%) Minerva
9 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.18%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 74 (13.63%) DNS
3 58 (10.68%) WAN
4 55 (10.13%) LAN
5 45 (8.29%) VPN
6 42 (7.73%) SAN
7 35 (6.45%) Multicast
8 30 (5.52%) Firewall
9 23 (4.24%) iSCSI
10 22 (4.05%) IP Telephony
10 22 (4.05%) DHCP
11 21 (3.87%) FTP
12 18 (3.31%) Network Security
13 16 (2.95%) VoIP
14 14 (2.58%) LDAP
14 14 (2.58%) NAS
15 12 (2.21%) Cisco IPT
15 12 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (1.84%) VLAN
17 7 (1.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.89%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.39%) RDBMS
4 8 (1.47%) MySQL
4 8 (1.47%) Informix
5 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.18%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) OLAP
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.74%) Subversion
2 4 (0.74%) Maven
2 4 (0.74%) JUnit
2 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.55%) Ant
3 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (0.55%) Mockito
4 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) NUnit
5 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.18%) Moq
5 1 (0.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.18%) Capybara
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.18%) Sublime Text
General
1 268 (49.36%) Finance
2 164 (30.20%) Banking
3 89 (16.39%) Investment Banking
4 75 (13.81%) Front Office
5 31 (5.71%) Back Office
6 30 (5.52%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.66%) Legal
9 8 (1.47%) Advertising
10 7 (1.29%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.92%) French Language
11 5 (0.92%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Marketing
12 2 (0.37%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 166 (30.57%) Analyst
2 86 (15.84%) Desktop Support
3 81 (14.92%) Support Analyst
4 58 (10.68%) Support Engineer
5 50 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 44 (8.10%) Service Analyst
7 41 (7.55%) Developer
8 40 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
9 37 (6.81%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (6.63%) Applications Support
11 33 (6.08%) Market Data Engineer
12 27 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 26 (4.79%) Technical Support
14 22 (4.05%) Administrator
14 22 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (4.05%) Desktop Analyst
15 21 (3.87%) Desktop Engineer
16 19 (3.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 19 (3.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 19 (3.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.05%) .NET
1 22 (4.05%) Rendezvous
2 21 (3.87%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (2.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (1.84%) Spring
5 6 (1.10%) J2EE
6 5 (0.92%) Hibernate
6 5 (0.92%) WPF
7 4 (0.74%) WCF
7 4 (0.74%) Web Services
8 3 (0.55%) XML
8 3 (0.55%) Swing
8 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.55%) JMS
8 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.55%) Spring MVC
8 3 (0.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.37%) Java EE
9 2 (0.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 137 (25.23%) Blackberry
2 98 (18.05%) Hedge funds
3 46 (8.47%) Fixed Income
4 40 (7.37%) Equities
5 26 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.87%) Derivative
8 19 (3.50%) Reference Data
9 18 (3.31%) iPhone
9 18 (3.31%) PDA
10 16 (2.95%) Thin Client
10 16 (2.95%) Fat Client
10 16 (2.95%) iPad
11 13 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.84%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.29%) Grid Computing
14 6 (1.10%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.92%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 309 (56.91%) Windows
2 127 (23.39%) Linux
3 126 (23.20%) Windows 7
4 107 (19.71%) UNIX
5 65 (11.97%) Windows XP
6 63 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (6.08%) CentOS
9 32 (5.89%) Windows 8
10 27 (4.97%) Solaris
11 26 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (3.50%) Android
13 12 (2.21%) SUSE
13 12 (2.21%) Debian
13 12 (2.21%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.84%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.84%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.29%) Fedora
16 3 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (21.92%) ITIL
2 47 (8.66%) Asset Management
3 45 (8.29%) Electronic Trading
4 30 (5.52%) Investment Management
5 24 (4.42%) Project Management
6 22 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (3.87%) Change Management
7 21 (3.87%) Low Latency
8 19 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (3.13%) E-Commerce
10 16 (2.95%) OO
10 16 (2.95%) Time Management
10 16 (2.95%) People Management
11 15 (2.76%) Data Management
12 13 (2.39%) Risk Management
12 13 (2.39%) Migration
13 12 (2.21%) Multithreading
14 11 (2.03%) ETRM
14 11 (2.03%) Mentoring
15 10 (1.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 113 (20.81%) SQL
2 82 (15.10%) Perl
3 65 (11.97%) Python
4 56 (10.31%) Java
5 55 (10.13%) Bash Shell
6 41 (7.55%) Shell Script
7 40 (7.37%) C#
8 27 (4.97%) C++
9 21 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.50%) VBScript
11 14 (2.58%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.84%) Korn
13 9 (1.66%) Tcl
13 9 (1.66%) VB
13 9 (1.66%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.47%) VBA
15 6 (1.10%) C-shell
16 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 90 (16.57%) Degree
2 39 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.42%) MCSE
4 18 (3.31%) MCSA
5 16 (2.95%) MCP
6 13 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.21%) CCNA
8 9 (1.66%) MCITP
9 7 (1.29%) MOS
10 6 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.55%) MCDST
13 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.37%) CCNP
14 1 (0.18%) ISEB
14 1 (0.18%) MCT
14 1 (0.18%) CCIE
14 1 (0.18%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.87%) SLA
2 14 (2.58%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 218 (40.15%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.24%) XenApp
4 19 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.58%) Xen
5 14 (2.58%) vSphere
6 12 (2.21%) MetaFrame
7 10 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.74%) Firmware
8 4 (0.74%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (6.26%) ITRS Geneos
2 30 (5.52%) NetBackup
2 30 (5.52%) SCCM
3 26 (4.79%) Puppet
4 7 (1.29%) Zenoss
5 6 (1.10%) WSUS
6 5 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 437 (80.48%) Bloomberg
2 208 (38.31%) Microsoft
3 102 (18.78%) Citrix
4 68 (12.52%) Cisco
5 57 (10.50%) VMware
6 46 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 45 (8.29%) Fidessa
8 36 (6.63%) Symantec
9 34 (6.26%) Avaya
10 33 (6.08%) Oracle
11 32 (5.89%) HP
12 31 (5.71%) Sybase
13 30 (5.52%) FactSet
14 29 (5.34%) TIBCO
15 28 (5.16%) NetApp
16 22 (4.05%) IBM
17 18 (3.31%) CQG
18 16 (2.95%) Patsystems
19 15 (2.76%) ION Trading
19 15 (2.76%) SimCorp
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