The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for S-PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Insightful S-PLUS
England / South East
Rank - 454 453
Permanent jobs citing S-PLUS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Applications category - 0.032% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £25,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -43.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £57,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -36.95% +30.68%  

S-PLUS is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2104 3150 3462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.22% 16.36% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 2716 2781
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

S-PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing S-PLUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for S-PLUS in the South East

S-PLUS
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing S-PLUS in the South East.

Salary trend for S-PLUS in the South East

S-PLUS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing S-PLUS 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 South East region with a requirement for S-PLUS.

1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) OSPF
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto