Period
to 20 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 669 1046 1060
Rank change year-on-year +377 +14 +109
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 29 46 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.033% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 105
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £59,000 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £113,500 £114,625 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 - -

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,712 22,139 25,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.72% 15.67% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,081 16,770 19,933
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FIX Connectivity.

Salary trend for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FIX Connectivity over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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 +372 29 £65,000 -7.14% 1
London +251 28 £65,000 -7.14% 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
UK excluding London - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 with a requirement for FIX Connectivity.

1 29 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Fixed Income
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) Electronic Trading
4 14 (48.28%) Unix
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 13 (44.83%) Banking
6 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
7 10 (34.48%) XML
7 10 (34.48%) API Integration
8 9 (31.03%) Front Office
8 9 (31.03%) Back Office
8 9 (31.03%) Derivative
8 9 (31.03%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (31.03%) QA
9 8 (27.59%) Patsystems
9 8 (27.59%) ION Trading
9 8 (27.59%) Fidessa
9 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
9 8 (27.59%) Reuters
9 8 (27.59%) Bloomberg
9 8 (27.59%) CQG
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 8 (27.59%) Python
9 8 (27.59%) Eurex
9 8 (27.59%) Trayport
9 8 (27.59%) Client Onboarding
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server

FIX Connectivity
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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) NuGet
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) NAS
2 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 2 (6.90%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) DMZ
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) HSRP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) Multicast
3 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.45%) OSPF
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) SMTP
3 1 (3.45%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.45%) KDB
4 1 (3.45%) Kdb+
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) Redmine
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Back Office
3 9 (31.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Customer Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Support
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Electronic Trading Support
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Python Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (34.48%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Fixed Income
2 9 (31.03%) Derivative
3 8 (27.59%) Eurex
4 7 (24.14%) Equities
5 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) CentOS
4 7 (24.14%) Ubuntu
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.69%) Solaris
5 6 (20.69%) SUSE
6 5 (17.24%) Debian
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.45%) Fedora
10 1 (3.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Electronic Trading
2 10 (34.48%) API Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (27.59%) Client Onboarding
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
6 5 (17.24%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) High-Frequency Trading
7 4 (13.79%) Market Making
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
9 1 (3.45%) Network Packet Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Server Management
9 1 (3.45%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 1 (3.45%) Thought Leadership
9 1 (3.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) R
7 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.90%) C
9 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) C-shell
9 1 (3.45%) Korn
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCIE
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) RHCE
1 1 (3.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) BIND 9
3 1 (3.45%) LXC
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Icinga
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Packer
1 1 (3.45%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Bloomberg
1 8 (27.59%) CQG
1 8 (27.59%) Fidessa
1 8 (27.59%) ION Trading
1 8 (27.59%) Patsystems
1 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
1 8 (27.59%) Reuters
1 8 (27.59%) Trayport
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Centreon
5 1 (3.45%) Dot Hill
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.45%) Synology
5 1 (3.45%) VMware