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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 582 596 494
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -102
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 331 304 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.59% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 273 225 386
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £50,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-31.00% +58.73%

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
54147 51245 54965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.49% 47.37% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43177 41951 45827
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 £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 21 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 20 October 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 +12 322 £45,000 -14.28% 42
London +24 299 £45,000 -18.18% 40
City of London +32 86 £40,000 -15.78% 16
South East -13 10 £34,000 -32.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £34,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £34,000 -
Aylesbury - 8 £34,500 -
Birmingham - 8 £34,000 -
Scotland -4 4 £24,000 +6.66%
East of England - 4 £60,000 - 2
St Albans - 4 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Stirling - 3 - -
Milton Keynes -6 1 £27,500 -
Edinburgh -16 1 £24,000 -
Surrey -17 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £52,500 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £52,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £52,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 471 (81.77%) Bloomberg
2 318 (55.21%) Finance
3 273 (47.40%) Windows
4 186 (32.29%) Active Directory
5 174 (30.21%) Microsoft
6 145 (25.17%) Linux
7 144 (25.00%) SQL
8 143 (24.83%) MS Office
9 137 (23.78%) Degree
10 133 (23.09%) Banking
11 128 (22.22%) ITIL
12 126 (21.88%) Blackberry
13 118 (20.49%) MS Exchange
14 112 (19.44%) Hedge funds
15 106 (18.40%) UNIX
16 103 (17.88%) Windows 7
17 102 (17.71%) Perl
18 101 (17.53%) TCP/IP
19 100 (17.36%) MS Excel
20 97 (16.84%) Front Office
21 91 (15.80%) Python
22 85 (14.76%) DNS
22 85 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2010
23 83 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
23 83 (14.41%) Citrix
24 81 (14.06%) SQL Server
25 76 (13.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 71 (12.33%) Investment Banking
27 60 (10.42%) Cisco
28 58 (10.07%) Equities

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 118 (20.49%) MS Exchange
2 85 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (13.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 47 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (2.60%) IBM Notes
7 14 (2.43%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.22%) Lync
9 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (1.04%) Apache
11 4 (0.69%) Mule
12 3 (0.52%) Confluence
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.35%) IIS
14 1 (0.17%) TIBCO EMS
14 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 143 (24.83%) MS Office
2 100 (17.36%) MS Excel
3 35 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.04%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 57 (9.90%) RMDS
2 34 (5.90%) Eikon
3 17 (2.95%) 3000 Xtra
4 14 (2.43%) Summit
5 12 (2.08%) Front Arena
6 10 (1.74%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 8 (1.39%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.52%) Advent Moxy
8 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.35%) MultiFonds
10 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.17%) Kondor+
10 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.56%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (17.53%) TCP/IP
2 85 (14.76%) DNS
3 55 (9.55%) LAN
4 53 (9.20%) WAN
5 46 (7.99%) DHCP
6 44 (7.64%) VPN
7 39 (6.77%) SAN
8 35 (6.08%) Multicast
9 34 (5.90%) iSCSI
10 30 (5.21%) Firewall
11 25 (4.34%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (3.65%) IP Telephony
12 21 (3.65%) FTP
13 14 (2.43%) LDAP
13 14 (2.43%) NAS
14 13 (2.26%) Network Security
15 11 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (1.74%) SSL
17 9 (1.56%) VoIP
17 9 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.34%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.91%) Sybase ASE
4 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (1.56%) Sybase IQ
6 6 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.69%) DTS
7 4 (0.69%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) KDB
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Subversion
2 7 (1.22%) JIRA
3 4 (0.69%) Ant
3 4 (0.69%) JUnit
3 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.69%) Toad
3 4 (0.69%) Maven
3 4 (0.69%) Mockito
4 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) Moq
6 1 (0.17%) Yeoman
General
1 318 (55.21%) Finance
2 133 (23.09%) Banking
3 97 (16.84%) Front Office
4 71 (12.33%) Investment Banking
5 43 (7.47%) Back Office
6 34 (5.90%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.78%) Law
8 11 (1.91%) Publishing
9 10 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.74%) Legal
10 6 (1.04%) Advertising
11 5 (0.87%) French Language
11 5 (0.87%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 150 (26.04%) Analyst
2 86 (14.93%) Support Analyst
3 69 (11.98%) Desktop Support
4 54 (9.38%) Developer
5 50 (8.68%) Support Engineer
6 42 (7.29%) Market Data Engineer
7 40 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (6.77%) Technical Support
9 38 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 35 (6.08%) Service Analyst
11 35 (6.08%) Applications Support
12 33 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
13 30 (5.21%) Consultant
14 25 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
16 22 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
17 21 (3.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 21 (3.65%) Desktop Analyst
18 17 (2.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.86%) .NET
2 18 (3.13%) Rendezvous
3 15 (2.60%) Spring
4 14 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (2.26%) Middleware
6 10 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.22%) XML
7 7 (1.22%) JSP
7 7 (1.22%) Servlets
7 7 (1.22%) WCF
7 7 (1.22%) WPF
7 7 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (1.04%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.87%) Java EE
10 4 (0.69%) Spring MVC
10 4 (0.69%) LINQ
10 4 (0.69%) jQuery
10 4 (0.69%) Web Services
11 3 (0.52%) HTML
11 3 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.88%) Blackberry
2 112 (19.44%) Hedge funds
3 58 (10.07%) Equities
4 50 (8.68%) Computer Science
5 45 (7.81%) Reference Data
5 45 (7.81%) Fixed Income
5 45 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.47%) PDA
8 19 (3.30%) Derivative
8 19 (3.30%) iPhone
9 16 (2.78%) iPad
10 14 (2.43%) Market Risk
11 13 (2.26%) Fat Client
11 13 (2.26%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.91%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.74%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.74%) Statistics
14 8 (1.39%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 273 (47.40%) Windows
2 145 (25.17%) Linux
3 106 (18.40%) UNIX
4 103 (17.88%) Windows 7
5 83 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (9.72%) Windows XP
7 49 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (7.29%) Solaris
9 33 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (4.86%) Android
11 27 (4.69%) CentOS
11 27 (4.69%) Windows 8
12 26 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (2.78%) Mac OS X
14 14 (2.43%) SUSE
14 14 (2.43%) Debian
15 9 (1.56%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.04%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.04%) VMS
17 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.22%) ITIL
2 44 (7.64%) Project Management
3 36 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 32 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 28 (4.86%) Electronic Trading
6 27 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (4.34%) OO
8 24 (4.17%) ETRM
9 23 (3.99%) Risk Management
9 23 (3.99%) Wealth Management
10 20 (3.47%) Service Delivery
11 19 (3.30%) Change Management
12 18 (3.13%) E-Commerce
12 18 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (2.95%) Time Management
13 17 (2.95%) Business Continuity
13 17 (2.95%) Multithreading
14 16 (2.78%) Business Continuity Management
15 15 (2.60%) Data Analysis
16 13 (2.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (25.00%) SQL
2 102 (17.71%) Perl
3 91 (15.80%) Python
4 56 (9.72%) Bash Shell
5 54 (9.38%) Java
6 45 (7.81%) C#
7 37 (6.42%) Shell Script
8 31 (5.38%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.51%) VBScript
10 15 (2.60%) C++
11 13 (2.26%) VBA
12 11 (1.91%) Ruby
13 9 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.56%) RPG
14 8 (1.39%) JavaScript
15 6 (1.04%) VB
15 6 (1.04%) AWK
15 6 (1.04%) Korn
16 5 (0.87%) C
17 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (23.78%) Degree
2 44 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.30%) CCNA
3 19 (3.30%) MCP
3 19 (3.30%) MCSE
3 19 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (2.43%) MCITP
5 13 (2.26%) MCSA
6 11 (1.91%) MOS
7 9 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.22%) MCDST
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.17%) MCT
11 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.42%) SLA
2 5 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (0.87%) MiFID
2 5 (0.87%) Basel III
3 3 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 186 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.08%) XenApp
4 11 (1.91%) NFS
4 11 (1.91%) Firmware
5 9 (1.56%) MetaFrame
5 9 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.39%) Xen
7 3 (0.52%) vSphere
8 2 (0.35%) XenServer
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (6.42%) ITRS Geneos
2 33 (5.73%) SCCM
2 33 (5.73%) NetBackup
3 25 (4.34%) Puppet
4 5 (0.87%) Zenoss
4 5 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.69%) Control-M
5 4 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.69%) WSUS
6 3 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 471 (81.77%) Bloomberg
2 174 (30.21%) Microsoft
3 83 (14.41%) Citrix
4 60 (10.42%) Cisco
5 52 (9.03%) Sybase
6 51 (8.85%) VMware
7 45 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 42 (7.29%) NetApp
9 40 (6.94%) Symantec
10 37 (6.42%) TIBCO
11 34 (5.90%) Fidessa
12 32 (5.56%) Avaya
13 30 (5.21%) Oracle
14 28 (4.86%) CQG
15 26 (4.51%) Murex
16 20 (3.47%) IBM
17 19 (3.30%) GoldenSource
18 18 (3.13%) ION Trading
19 17 (2.95%) HP
19 17 (2.95%) CheckPoint
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