Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for FIX Connectivity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FIX Connectivity over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
England > London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 697 759 797
Rank change year-on-year +62 +38 -27
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 87 64 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.092% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.65% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 78 62 17
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £105,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -38.10% +40.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £88,625 £80,000 £113,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -38.10% +40.00%

FIX Connectivity is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,356 9,867 10,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.31% 14.13% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,781 8,249 9,344
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing FIX Connectivity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Connectivity in London

FIX Connectivity
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity in London.

Salary trend for FIX Connectivity in London

FIX Connectivity
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity in London over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for FIX Connectivity in London

FIX Connectivity
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity within the London region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -8 6 £85,000 +30.77% 3
FIX Connectivity
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for FIX Connectivity.

1 84 (96.55%) FIX Protocol
2 81 (93.10%) Unix
3 79 (90.80%) SQL
4 71 (81.61%) Equities
5 67 (77.01%) Finance
5 67 (77.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 62 (71.26%) Derivative
7 61 (70.11%) Fixed Income
8 47 (54.02%) Client Onboarding
9 42 (48.28%) Release Management
10 24 (27.59%) Front Office
11 19 (21.84%) Fintech
12 18 (20.69%) Banking
13 17 (19.54%) Investment Banking
13 17 (19.54%) Hedge funds
13 17 (19.54%) Nagios
14 16 (18.39%) Linux
14 16 (18.39%) Investment Management
14 16 (18.39%) ZABBIX
14 16 (18.39%) SolarWinds
14 16 (18.39%) Asset Management
14 16 (18.39%) Wealth Management
14 16 (18.39%) Icinga
15 14 (16.09%) Perl
16 13 (14.94%) Python
17 8 (9.20%) Algorithmic Trading
17 8 (9.20%) Electronic Trading
18 7 (8.05%) Low Latency
18 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
18 7 (8.05%) High-Frequency Trading

FIX Connectivity
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (1.15%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) LAN
1 4 (4.60%) WAN
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) NAS
3 1 (1.15%) SNMP
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.30%) KDB
3 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 67 (77.01%) Finance
2 24 (27.59%) Front Office
3 18 (20.69%) Banking
4 17 (19.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Support Engineer
2 28 (32.18%) Onboarding Engineer
3 24 (27.59%) Applications Support
4 16 (18.39%) Applications Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) Applications Support Engineer
5 15 (17.24%) Finance Manager
5 15 (17.24%) Onboarding Manager
5 15 (17.24%) Unix Support
6 6 (6.90%) FIX Specialist
7 5 (5.75%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Electronic Trading Support
7 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) Administrator
8 2 (2.30%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Linux Support
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (96.55%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.45%) SOAP
2 3 (3.45%) XML
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (81.61%) Equities
2 67 (77.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (71.26%) Derivative
4 61 (70.11%) Fixed Income
5 19 (21.84%) Fintech
6 17 (19.54%) Hedge funds
7 4 (4.60%) Eurex
8 3 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (93.10%) Unix
2 16 (18.39%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) Solaris
5 4 (4.60%) Debian
6 3 (3.45%) SUSE
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.30%) CentOS
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Client Onboarding
2 42 (48.28%) Release Management
3 16 (18.39%) Asset Management
3 16 (18.39%) Investment Management
3 16 (18.39%) Wealth Management
4 8 (9.20%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (9.20%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (8.05%) High-Frequency Trading
5 7 (8.05%) Low Latency
6 5 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (4.60%) DevOps
7 4 (4.60%) Thought Leadership
8 3 (3.45%) Analytics
8 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.45%) Kernel Tuning
8 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.45%) Matrix Management
8 3 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (2.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 79 (90.80%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) Perl
3 13 (14.94%) Python
4 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.30%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) C++
6 2 (2.30%) Java
6 2 (2.30%) R
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
1 3 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.15%) CCNA
2 1 (1.15%) CCNP
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.15%) MCSA
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.15%) RHCE
2 1 (1.15%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Nagios
2 16 (18.39%) Icinga
2 16 (18.39%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.30%) Puppet
5 1 (1.15%) Ansible
5 1 (1.15%) Cacti
5 1 (1.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) SolarWinds
2 5 (5.75%) Fidessa
3 4 (4.60%) Bloomberg
3 4 (4.60%) CQG
3 4 (4.60%) ION Trading
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Patsystems
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.60%) Reuters
4 3 (3.45%) GL TRADE
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithmics
6 1 (1.15%) Dell
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) NetApp
6 1 (1.15%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.15%) Sybase
6 1 (1.15%) Trayport