The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 838 818 836
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 42 71 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.068% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.083% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 35
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £130,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87161 85486 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.66% 82.26% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71806 68211 75331
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Trend in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -29 41 £72,500 -19.44% 3
London -22 40 £72,500 -19.44% 3
City of London -4 15 £85,000 - 2
Glasgow +9 1 £60,000 -
Scotland +4 1 £60,000 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ultra-Low Latency 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 Ultra-Low Latency.

1 95 (96.94%) Low Latency
2 65 (66.33%) Finance
3 58 (59.18%) Linux
4 48 (48.98%) UNIX
5 45 (45.92%) C++
6 37 (37.76%) Multithreading
7 28 (28.57%) Solaris
8 25 (25.51%) Perl
9 23 (23.47%) Banking
10 22 (22.45%) C
10 22 (22.45%) Cisco
10 22 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (21.43%) STL
11 21 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (21.43%) Firewall
11 21 (21.43%) Hedge funds
12 20 (20.41%) Equities
12 20 (20.41%) MS Visio
13 19 (19.39%) OOD
14 17 (17.35%) OO
14 17 (17.35%) Python
14 17 (17.35%) Investment Banking
15 16 (16.33%) Derivative
15 16 (16.33%) Degree
15 16 (16.33%) Load Balancing
15 16 (16.33%) Clustering
15 16 (16.33%) Juniper
15 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (15.31%) ZABBIX
16 15 (15.31%) Puppet

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ultra-Low Latency 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 Ultra-Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 20 (20.41%) MS Visio
2 10 (10.20%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.43%) Firewall
2 15 (15.31%) SAN
3 14 (14.29%) OSPF
3 14 (14.29%) BGP
4 11 (11.22%) Internet
4 11 (11.22%) Extranet
4 11 (11.22%) VPN
5 10 (10.20%) Network Security
5 10 (10.20%) Multicast
6 9 (9.18%) Junos
7 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.12%) Wireshark
8 4 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.08%) EIGRP
8 4 (4.08%) MPLS
9 2 (2.04%) DNS
10 1 (1.02%) LDAP
10 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) MySQL
General
1 65 (66.33%) Finance
2 23 (23.47%) Banking
3 17 (17.35%) Investment Banking
4 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
5 10 (10.20%) Front Office
6 9 (9.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) C++ Developer
3 11 (11.22%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Administrator
6 7 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.12%) C Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Help Desk Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Support Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Manager
9 4 (4.08%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Service Support Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) STL
2 12 (12.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 21 (21.43%) Hedge funds
2 20 (20.41%) Equities
3 16 (16.33%) Derivative
3 16 (16.33%) Clustering
4 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.18%) Algorithms
6 8 (8.16%) Data Structures
7 7 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (6.12%) Replication
9 3 (3.06%) Statistics
9 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.02%) Open Source
10 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 58 (59.18%) Linux
2 48 (48.98%) UNIX
3 28 (28.57%) Solaris
4 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.20%) Windows
6 7 (7.14%) SUSE
7 6 (6.12%) Debian
7 6 (6.12%) Fedora
7 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.12%) CentOS
8 4 (4.08%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (96.94%) Low Latency
2 37 (37.76%) Multithreading
3 19 (19.39%) OOD
4 17 (17.35%) OO
5 16 (16.33%) Load Balancing
6 11 (11.22%) Risk Management
6 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (10.20%) ITIL
8 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.16%) CRM
9 8 (8.16%) Service Management
9 8 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (8.16%) Service Desk Management
10 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (6.12%) Software Architecture
11 6 (6.12%) OOP
11 6 (6.12%) Analytics
11 6 (6.12%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.92%) C++
2 25 (25.51%) Perl
3 22 (22.45%) C
4 17 (17.35%) Python
5 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.22%) Java
7 10 (10.20%) Tcl
8 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.04%) C#
9 2 (2.04%) F#
10 1 (1.02%) R
10 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.33%) Degree
3 14 (14.29%) CCNP
4 9 (9.18%) CCSA
4 9 (9.18%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (8.16%) CCNA
6 4 (4.08%) CCIE
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Nagios
1 15 (15.31%) ZABBIX
1 15 (15.31%) Puppet
2 8 (8.16%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.08%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Cisco
2 16 (16.33%) Juniper
3 15 (15.31%) VMware
4 10 (10.20%) Blue Coat
4 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
5 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.16%) SolarWinds
6 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow
7 6 (6.12%) Facebook
7 6 (6.12%) NYFIX
7 6 (6.12%) Patsystems
7 6 (6.12%) GL TRADE
7 6 (6.12%) Google
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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