Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Acrobat
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1019 1100 1160
Rank change year-on-year +81 +60 -8
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 60 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.042% 0.029%
As % of the Applications category 0.54% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 44
UK median annual salary £36,250 £41,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.59% -0.61% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,675 £20,358 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £56,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% -

Acrobat is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11,065 14,336 15,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.10% 8.70% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8,743 11,111 11,966
UK median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.03%

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Acrobat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acrobat over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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
England +81 57 £37,500 -8.54% 10
UK excluding London +75 36 £37,500 -8.54% 9
London +87 22 £37,500 -14.29% 2
South East +50 18 £50,000 +45.99% 4
East Midlands - 11 £37,500 -
Midlands - 11 £37,500 - 2
North West +51 5 £28,000 +12.00% 1
North of England +23 5 £28,000 +40.00% 1
South West +6 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT jobs citing Acrobat 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 with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 55 (91.67%) Adobe
2 36 (60.00%) Windows
3 32 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (35.00%) WebEx
6 21 (35.00%) Windows 10
7 20 (33.33%) VPN
8 19 (31.67%) CSS
9 18 (30.00%) ITIL
9 18 (30.00%) Internet
9 18 (30.00%) Office 365
10 16 (26.67%) Blackberry
11 15 (25.00%) MCP
11 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
11 15 (25.00%) iPhone
11 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 15 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (23.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 14 (23.33%) SCCM
13 13 (21.67%) ITSM
13 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (20.00%) Windows 2000
14 12 (20.00%) IBM Notes
14 12 (20.00%) HTML
14 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
14 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (20.00%) Lotus
14 12 (20.00%) Change Management

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (15.00%) Confluence
3 6 (10.00%) WordPress
4 5 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.33%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (23.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (18.33%) FrameMaker
7 10 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (15.00%) Photoshop
9 8 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (8.33%) InDesign
10 5 (8.33%) RoboHelp
11 1 (1.67%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Office 365
2 7 (11.67%) SaaS
3 3 (5.00%) Dropbox
3 3 (5.00%) Slack
4 2 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) WebEx
2 20 (33.33%) VPN
3 18 (30.00%) Internet
4 12 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (10.00%) DNS
5 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.00%) Wireless
6 5 (8.33%) Skype
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (5.00%) DHCP
7 3 (5.00%) Firewall
7 3 (5.00%) IPsec
7 3 (5.00%) SAN
7 3 (5.00%) SMTP
7 3 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (1.67%) MPLS
8 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 9 (15.00%) JIRA
3 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.67%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.67%) AutoIt
5 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 10 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Author
5 8 (13.33%) Technical Author
6 7 (11.67%) Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Technical Writer
7 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Copywriter
8 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.67%) IT Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) CSS
2 12 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) Sass
4 2 (3.33%) CSS3
4 2 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) Flash
5 1 (1.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 15 (25.00%) iPhone
3 12 (20.00%) PDA
4 10 (16.67%) e-Learning
5 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.33%) iPad
6 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.67%) Contactless
7 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.33%) Android
6 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (21.67%) ITSM
4 12 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 12 (20.00%) Change Management
5 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.67%) Project Management
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) Wireframes
10 3 (5.00%) Document Management
10 3 (5.00%) Line Management
10 3 (5.00%) Time Management
11 2 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.33%) Scrum
11 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.33%) Usability Testing
11 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) MCP
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (91.67%) Adobe
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) Lotus
4 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
4 7 (11.67%) iManage
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.67%) Intapp
6 4 (6.67%) LexisNexis
7 3 (5.00%) Apple
7 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Capita
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
9 1 (1.67%) Sun