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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 846 846 859
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 44 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.050% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.061% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 23
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £130,000 £98,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
90475 88205 90651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.32% 81.88% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74561 70659 77237
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 43 £72,500 -19.44% 3
London -4 42 £72,500 -23.68% 2
City of London +13 16 £85,000 +1.49%
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £60,000 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 92 (96.84%) Low Latency
2 60 (63.16%) Finance
3 55 (57.89%) Linux
4 45 (47.37%) UNIX
5 43 (45.26%) C++
6 39 (41.05%) Multithreading
7 27 (28.42%) Solaris
8 23 (24.21%) Perl
8 23 (24.21%) Banking
9 22 (23.16%) C
9 22 (23.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (22.11%) STL
10 21 (22.11%) Equities
11 20 (21.05%) Cisco
11 20 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (20.00%) OOD
12 19 (20.00%) Derivative
12 19 (20.00%) Hedge funds
13 17 (17.89%) Investment Banking
13 17 (17.89%) Firewall
13 17 (17.89%) OO
14 16 (16.84%) MS Visio
15 15 (15.79%) CCNP
15 15 (15.79%) BGP
15 15 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (14.74%) Bash Shell
16 14 (14.74%) Juniper
16 14 (14.74%) OSPF
16 14 (14.74%) Python
16 14 (14.74%) Java

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (16.84%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
3 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) Firewall
2 15 (15.79%) BGP
3 14 (14.74%) OSPF
4 13 (13.68%) SAN
5 11 (11.58%) Internet
5 11 (11.58%) Extranet
5 11 (11.58%) VPN
6 10 (10.53%) Network Security
7 9 (9.47%) Junos
8 8 (8.42%) Multicast
9 5 (5.26%) EIGRP
10 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.21%) Wireshark
10 4 (4.21%) MPLS
10 4 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.11%) DNS
11 2 (2.11%) LDAP
11 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) MySQL
General
1 60 (63.16%) Finance
2 23 (24.21%) Banking
3 17 (17.89%) Investment Banking
4 11 (11.58%) Financial Institution
5 9 (9.47%) Front Office
6 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) C++ Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) C Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Service Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) STL
2 12 (12.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (8.42%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (22.11%) Equities
3 19 (20.00%) Derivative
3 19 (20.00%) Hedge funds
4 14 (14.74%) Clustering
5 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.42%) Data Structures
6 8 (8.42%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (4.21%) Replication
9 3 (3.16%) Statistics
9 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 55 (57.89%) Linux
2 45 (47.37%) UNIX
3 27 (28.42%) Solaris
4 15 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.53%) Windows
6 7 (7.37%) NetWare
7 5 (5.26%) SUSE
8 4 (4.21%) Debian
8 4 (4.21%) Fedora
8 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (96.84%) Low Latency
2 39 (41.05%) Multithreading
3 19 (20.00%) OOD
4 17 (17.89%) OO
5 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing
6 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.37%) Investment Management
10 7 (7.37%) Service Management
11 6 (6.32%) ITIL
11 6 (6.32%) OOP
11 6 (6.32%) Software Architecture
11 6 (6.32%) Analytics
11 6 (6.32%) Market Making
12 5 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (5.26%) Kernel Tuning
12 5 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.26%) C++
2 23 (24.21%) Perl
3 22 (23.16%) C
4 14 (14.74%) Java
4 14 (14.74%) Python
4 14 (14.74%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.53%) Tcl
6 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.11%) C#
7 2 (2.11%) F#
8 1 (1.05%) R
8 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.79%) CCNP
3 14 (14.74%) Degree
4 9 (9.47%) Check Point Certification
4 9 (9.47%) CCSA
5 5 (5.26%) CCNA
5 5 (5.26%) CCIE
6 1 (1.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) Nagios
1 13 (13.68%) ZABBIX
1 13 (13.68%) Puppet
2 8 (8.42%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.21%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Cisco
2 14 (14.74%) Juniper
3 13 (13.68%) VMware
4 10 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.32%) Google
5 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.32%) Facebook
6 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.21%) NYFIX
7 4 (4.21%) Patsystems
7 4 (4.21%) GL TRADE
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