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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 851 856 849
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 32 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.053% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 30
Average salary £85,000 £82,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,620 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £101,500 £102,500 £105,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+25.55% -

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +17 32 £85,000 +3.03% 3
London +27 31 £87,500 +6.06% 3
City of London +39 21 £85,000 +3.03% 2
West Midlands - 1 £56,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £56,500 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 54 (69.23%) Finance
3 51 (65.38%) Linux
4 39 (50.00%) UNIX
4 39 (50.00%) C++
5 30 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 29 (37.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (34.62%) Banking
8 22 (28.21%) Equities
8 22 (28.21%) Solaris
9 20 (25.64%) C
9 20 (25.64%) Investment Banking
9 20 (25.64%) Hedge funds
10 18 (23.08%) STL
11 16 (20.51%) Red Hat
11 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
12 14 (17.95%) Java
12 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (16.67%) SLA
14 12 (15.38%) OO
14 12 (15.38%) Firewall
14 12 (15.38%) Front Office
14 12 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (14.10%) Cisco
15 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
15 11 (14.10%) Perl
15 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
16 10 (12.82%) ITIL
16 10 (12.82%) MS Office
16 10 (12.82%) OOD

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) DNS
3 7 (8.97%) SAN
4 6 (7.69%) Multicast
5 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.85%) SSH
6 3 (3.85%) LDAP
7 1 (1.28%) Junos
7 1 (1.28%) Network Security
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
7 1 (1.28%) OSPF
7 1 (1.28%) BGP
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) Extranet
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) KDB
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 54 (69.23%) Finance
2 27 (34.62%) Banking
3 20 (25.64%) Investment Banking
4 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
5 12 (15.38%) Front Office
6 7 (8.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.26%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Help Desk Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Support Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (5.13%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Service Support Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) STL
2 9 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (11.54%) Ultra Messaging
3 8 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (7.69%) Rendezvous
4 6 (7.69%) JMS
4 6 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.28%) HTML5
5 1 (1.28%) Mason
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.28%) MFC
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (28.21%) Equities
3 20 (25.64%) Hedge funds
4 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.97%) Clustering
6 6 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (7.69%) Replication
6 6 (7.69%) Eurex
7 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.41%) Open Source
8 4 (5.13%) Derivative
9 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.85%) Statistics
9 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Linux
2 39 (50.00%) UNIX
3 22 (28.21%) Solaris
4 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.54%) SUSE
6 6 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.69%) Debian
6 6 (7.69%) Fedora
6 6 (7.69%) CentOS
7 5 (6.41%) Windows
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 30 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 12 (15.38%) OO
3 12 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (12.82%) ITIL
4 10 (12.82%) OOD
4 10 (12.82%) Investment Management
5 8 (10.26%) CRM
5 8 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (10.26%) Service Desk Management
5 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.97%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.13%) Service Management
9 3 (3.85%) Signal Processing
9 3 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.85%) People Management
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) C++
2 20 (25.64%) C
3 14 (17.95%) Java
4 11 (14.10%) Perl
4 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.54%) Python
7 3 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (2.56%) SQL
8 2 (2.56%) F#
9 1 (1.28%) R
9 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.28%) Tcl
9 1 (1.28%) VC++
9 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.26%) CCNA
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCSA
5 1 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) ZABBIX
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
1 7 (8.97%) Nagios
2 6 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.28%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.10%) Cisco
3 8 (10.26%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) ServiceNow
4 6 (7.69%) NYFIX
4 6 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 6 (7.69%) Patsystems
4 6 (7.69%) GL TRADE
5 5 (6.41%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.13%) Juniper
7 2 (2.56%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) Splunk
8 1 (1.28%) SevOne
8 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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