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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 846 858 854
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 51 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.046% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 28
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £67,750
10% offered a salary of more than £99,500 £100,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014 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 31 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 -8 51 £77,500 -3.12% 3
London +24 44 £78,750 -1.56% 2
City of London +39 21 £78,750 -7.35% 2
Birmingham -6 7 £55,500 +11.00%
West Midlands -20 7 £55,500 +11.00%

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 50 (51.02%) Finance
3 48 (48.98%) Linux
4 44 (44.90%) UNIX
4 44 (44.90%) Multithreading
5 37 (37.76%) C++
6 27 (27.55%) Solaris
7 26 (26.53%) Java
7 26 (26.53%) Banking
8 25 (25.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (24.49%) Equities
10 22 (22.45%) Perl
11 21 (21.43%) Investment Banking
11 21 (21.43%) Derivative
12 19 (19.39%) Cisco
13 18 (18.37%) CCNP
13 18 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (18.37%) C
13 18 (18.37%) STL
14 17 (17.35%) BGP
14 17 (17.35%) Hedge funds
15 16 (16.33%) OO
15 16 (16.33%) NetWare
16 15 (15.31%) OOD
17 14 (14.29%) OSPF
17 14 (14.29%) Firewall
17 14 (14.29%) Front Office
18 13 (13.27%) Juniper
19 12 (12.24%) Clustering
19 12 (12.24%) Load Balancing

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.04%) JBoss
1 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) BGP
2 14 (14.29%) Firewall
2 14 (14.29%) OSPF
3 11 (11.22%) Internet
3 11 (11.22%) Extranet
3 11 (11.22%) VPN
3 11 (11.22%) Network Security
4 9 (9.18%) Junos
5 7 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 7 (7.14%) Multicast
6 6 (6.12%) SAN
7 5 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.08%) MPLS
9 2 (2.04%) DNS
9 2 (2.04%) LDAP
9 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.04%) SSH
9 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.02%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) MySQL
1 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
General
1 50 (51.02%) Finance
2 26 (26.53%) Banking
3 21 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 14 (14.29%) Front Office
5 7 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Developer
2 19 (19.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.37%) C++ Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) C Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.04%) Firewall Specialist
9 2 (2.04%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (2.04%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.04%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (2.04%) Programmer
9 2 (2.04%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) STL
2 10 (10.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (6.12%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.02%) WPF
4 1 (1.02%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) Middleware
4 1 (1.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (24.49%) Equities
3 21 (21.43%) Derivative
4 17 (17.35%) Hedge funds
5 12 (12.24%) Clustering
6 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
7 7 (7.14%) Data Structures
7 7 (7.14%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.04%) Replication
9 2 (2.04%) Open Source
10 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.98%) Linux
2 44 (44.90%) UNIX
3 27 (27.55%) Solaris
4 16 (16.33%) NetWare
5 10 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.16%) Windows
7 3 (3.06%) SUSE
8 2 (2.04%) Debian
8 2 (2.04%) Fedora
8 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (96.94%) Low Latency
2 44 (44.90%) Multithreading
3 16 (16.33%) OO
4 15 (15.31%) OOD
5 12 (12.24%) Load Balancing
6 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.10%) Service Management
9 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.10%) OOP
9 5 (5.10%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.10%) Analytics
10 4 (4.08%) Release Management
10 4 (4.08%) Market Making
10 4 (4.08%) ITSM
10 4 (4.08%) Scrum
10 4 (4.08%) BCP
10 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) C++
2 26 (26.53%) Java
3 22 (22.45%) Perl
4 18 (18.37%) C
5 10 (10.20%) Tcl
5 10 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.18%) Python
7 5 (5.10%) C#
8 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.08%) F#
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) CCNP
1 18 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.18%) Check Point Certification
2 9 (9.18%) CCSA
2 9 (9.18%) Degree
3 8 (8.16%) CCIE
4 1 (1.02%) PhD
4 1 (1.02%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
1 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Puppet
2 7 (7.14%) Nagios
3 6 (6.12%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.08%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.02%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Cisco
2 13 (13.27%) Juniper
3 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
3 10 (10.20%) Blue Coat
4 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.12%) VMware
5 5 (5.10%) Facebook
5 5 (5.10%) Google
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle
6 4 (4.08%) Sybase
7 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.04%) Patsystems
8 2 (2.04%) GL TRADE
8 2 (2.04%) NYFIX
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