Period
to 23 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Acrobat
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 957 1055 1139
Rank change year-on-year +98 +84 -42
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 64 66 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.043% 0.036%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 55
UK median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.54% +17.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,298 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +36.67% -20.00%

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 9,966 13,114 15,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.92% 8.64% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,897 9,788 11,854
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -0.76%

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 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Top 11 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 January 2020. 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 +82 63 £37,500 -8.54% 21
UK excluding London +64 36 £42,500 +3.66% 14
London +93 28 £35,000 -17.65% 7
South East +64 22 £42,500 -1.16% 13
Midlands - 8 £41,250 -
East Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
North of England +62 3 £28,250 -37.22% 1
North West +50 3 £28,250 -37.22%
South West +12 2 - -
Wales -4 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 52 (81.25%) Adobe
2 35 (54.69%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (39.06%) Windows
4 18 (28.13%) VPN
5 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
6 14 (21.88%) CSS
6 14 (21.88%) Photoshop
7 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (18.75%) Adobe Captivate
8 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
8 12 (18.75%) FrameMaker
8 12 (18.75%) e-Learning
8 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (18.75%) MS Visio
8 12 (18.75%) Eclipse
8 12 (18.75%) Internet
9 11 (17.19%) HTML
9 11 (17.19%) InDesign
10 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
10 9 (14.06%) Blackberry
10 9 (14.06%) Office 365
11 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 8 (12.50%) Citrix
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 7 (10.94%) Legal
12 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (10.94%) ITIL
12 7 (10.94%) iPhone

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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) WordPress
3 4 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.69%) LiveCycle
4 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.13%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.13%) CMS
5 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (21.88%) Photoshop
3 12 (18.75%) Adobe Captivate
3 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (18.75%) FrameMaker
3 12 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 11 (17.19%) InDesign
5 8 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (4.69%) AutoCAD
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe XD
9 1 (1.56%) RoboHelp
9 1 (1.56%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.56%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) VPN
2 12 (18.75%) Internet
3 6 (9.38%) DNS
3 6 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (9.38%) WebEx
4 5 (7.81%) Wireless
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) Firewall
5 3 (4.69%) IPsec
5 3 (4.69%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (4.69%) SAN
5 3 (4.69%) Skype
5 3 (4.69%) SMTP
5 3 (4.69%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (4.69%) SSL
5 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
1 3 (4.69%) Power BI
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.13%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.13%) AutoIt
2 2 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 7 (10.94%) Legal
2 6 (9.38%) Marketing
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Publishing
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Author
3 12 (18.75%) Technical Author
4 10 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 6 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Copywriter
8 4 (6.25%) Field Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Junior
8 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) CSS
2 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) Sass
4 2 (3.13%) CSS3
4 2 (3.13%) Flash
4 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (1.56%) Swagger
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) e-Learning
2 9 (14.06%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.94%) iPhone
4 6 (9.38%) PDA
5 5 (7.81%) User Experience
6 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
7 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.13%) iPad
8 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (3.13%) Wiki
9 1 (1.56%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (1.56%) Contactless
9 1 (1.56%) Photography
9 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.56%) Social Media
9 1 (1.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.38%) Windows 2000
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.25%) Android
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.69%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) ITSM
5 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.25%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Web Development
6 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.69%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (4.69%) Document Management
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.69%) Strategic Management
6 3 (4.69%) Use Case
6 3 (4.69%) Wireframes
7 2 (3.13%) Application Discovery
7 2 (3.13%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.13%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (3.13%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) MCP
2 3 (4.69%) BICSI RCDD
2 3 (4.69%) RIBA
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 52 (81.25%) Adobe
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Citrix
4 7 (10.94%) iManage
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.25%) Intapp
6 4 (6.25%) LexisNexis
6 4 (6.25%) Lotus
7 3 (4.69%) Ericsson
7 3 (4.69%) Huawei
7 3 (4.69%) McAfee
7 3 (4.69%) NetApp
7 3 (4.69%) Nokia
7 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.69%) Splunk
7 3 (4.69%) Veeam
7 3 (4.69%) VMware