Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited EPoS over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 704 707 1047
Rank change year-on-year +3 +340 -378
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 187 189 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.54% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 163 156 183
10th Percentile £23,210 - £23,550
25th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £29,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% -34.44% -
75th Percentile £38,500 £46,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £77,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% -35.29% -5.56%

All Generic Skills
UK

EPoS falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,476 34,864 87,202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.48% 41.33% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20,923 21,342 36,477
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,377 £34,500
25th Percentile £39,885 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £64,029 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.10% +2.45% +4.17%
75th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing EPoS.

Salary trend for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing EPoS over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +37 164 £30,000 -7.69% 46
UK excluding London -45 153 £29,000 +5.45% 45
North of England +37 46 £28,000 -30.00% 17
South East +16 42 £31,000 -8.82% 20
North West +27 36 £28,000 +7.07% 10
London +76 28 £34,000 -38.18% 2
Work from Home +53 26 £36,783 -13.45% 14
Midlands -31 23 £31,000 -6.06% 3
East of England -2 20 £29,000 -29.70% 2
West Midlands -7 16 £28,750 -62.90% 2
Yorkshire +20 9 £64,000 +60.00% 6
Wales +15 9 £23,500 -14.55%
Northern Ireland +26 8 £28,000 +1.82%
East Midlands -29 7 £31,250 -0.79% 1
South West -75 4 £44,625 +62.27% 5
North East -20 1 £27,500 -5.17% 1
Scotland -65 1 £27,500 - 1

EPoS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.74%) Confluence
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.28%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.67%) SketchUp
5 3 (1.60%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Shopify
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.25%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (4.81%) AWS
2 9 (4.81%) Azure
3 4 (2.14%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.60%) Entra ID
5 1 (0.53%) Boomi
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) GCP
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub Actions
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.25%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (5.35%) LAN
3 7 (3.74%) Network Security
3 7 (3.74%) WAN
4 5 (2.67%) Firewall
4 5 (2.67%) Internet
4 5 (2.67%) Wireless
5 3 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.60%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.60%) WLAN
6 2 (1.07%) DHCP
6 2 (1.07%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) ATM
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.28%) MS Access
3 4 (2.14%) Power BI
4 2 (1.07%) Big Data
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.53%) The Grinder
General
1 100 (53.48%) Retail
2 73 (39.04%) Social Skills
3 58 (31.02%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (29.95%) Organisational Skills
5 17 (9.09%) Finance
6 7 (3.74%) Electronics
7 5 (2.67%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.07%) Advertising
9 2 (1.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Marketing
10 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 39 (20.86%) Field Engineer
2 33 (17.65%) IT Support
3 31 (16.58%) Senior
4 25 (13.37%) Field Service Engineer
4 25 (13.37%) Support Engineer
5 24 (12.83%) Senior Field Engineer
5 24 (12.83%) Senior Field Service Engineer
6 21 (11.23%) IT Engineer
7 20 (10.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (10.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 18 (9.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 18 (9.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 18 (9.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (7.49%) Analyst
11 13 (6.95%) EPoS Manager
12 10 (5.35%) Developer
12 10 (5.35%) Support Technician
13 9 (4.81%) Applications Developer
13 9 (4.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) Web Services
2 9 (4.81%) JSON
3 8 (4.28%) .NET
3 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.28%) HTML
3 8 (4.28%) XML
4 5 (2.67%) V-Ray
5 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.53%) React
5 1 (0.53%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.99%) Driving Licence
2 42 (22.46%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (6.42%) CCTV
4 7 (3.74%) Onboarding
5 5 (2.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.60%) Acoustics
6 3 (1.60%) iPad
6 3 (1.60%) IPTV
6 3 (1.60%) Media Streaming
7 2 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.07%) Cyber Threat
7 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (44.92%) Windows
2 18 (9.63%) Windows 10
3 7 (3.74%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.14%) Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.48%) Customer Service
2 56 (29.95%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (15.51%) Time Management
4 27 (14.44%) ITIL
5 25 (13.37%) Break/Fix
5 25 (13.37%) Innovative Thinking
6 13 (6.95%) E-Commerce
6 13 (6.95%) Project Management
7 11 (5.88%) B2B
7 11 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (4.28%) API Integration
8 8 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.28%) Order Management
9 7 (3.74%) Fintech
9 7 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.21%) Software Testing
11 5 (2.67%) Critical Path Analysis
11 5 (2.67%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.67%) Service Management
11 5 (2.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.56%) SQL
2 10 (5.35%) VB
3 9 (4.81%) VBA
4 8 (4.28%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.28%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.07%) Java
5 2 (1.07%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 23 (12.30%) Degree
3 8 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.67%) CCNA
4 5 (2.67%) CCNP
4 5 (2.67%) MCSE
4 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.14%) HNC
5 4 (2.14%) HND
6 3 (1.60%) CCAA
6 3 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.60%) MCP
6 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.07%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.07%) Azure Certification
7 2 (1.07%) CCIE
7 2 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.58%) SLA
2 12 (6.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.53%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.83%) Firmware
3 8 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 58 (31.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.90%) Dell
3 25 (13.37%) HP
3 25 (13.37%) IBM
4 24 (12.83%) NetApp
5 12 (6.42%) VMware
6 10 (5.35%) Apple
7 9 (4.81%) Cisco
8 7 (3.74%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.67%) Adobe
10 4 (2.14%) Meraki
10 4 (2.14%) Sage
11 3 (1.60%) Citrix
12 2 (1.07%) Sun
13 1 (0.53%) Aruba
13 1 (0.53%) Epicor
13 1 (0.53%) Google
13 1 (0.53%) SAP
13 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.53%) Veeam