The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for COM+ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
UK / England
Rank 819 895 887
Rank change year-on-year +76 -8  
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 4 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.028% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.073% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 29
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +26.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year +17.64% +25.92%  

COM+ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31931 37239 37336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.02% 38.59% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27485 32390 31966
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

COM+
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing COM+ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in England

COM+
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM+ in England.

Salary trend for COM+ in England

COM+
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +61 3 £50,000 -2.43%
South West +4 1 - -
COM+
UK

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing COM+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for COM+.

1 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) VBA
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) MS Access
3 5 (50.00%) MCAD
3 5 (50.00%) MCSD
3 5 (50.00%) SAS
3 5 (50.00%) Alterian
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Splunk
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (30.00%) NetCrunch

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) SAS
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MS Access
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Java Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ADO
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) DCOM
2 1 (10.00%) DHTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) MFC
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) ODBC
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCAD
2 5 (50.00%) MCSD
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (30.00%) NetCrunch
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Opsview
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Alterian
3 4 (40.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
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