Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reuters over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Reuters
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 917 935
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18 -111
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 320 254 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 278 233 246
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,585
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.33% +11.96%
10th Percentile £32,675 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +58.33% -13.04% -1.43%

Reuters is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 78,682 76,933 96,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.65% 43.83% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 62,460 61,802 78,837
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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 +57 309 £47,500 -9.52% 28
London +28 286 £48,750 -7.14% 26
UK excluding London +39 31 £47,500 +58.33% 5
Midlands - 13 £47,500 -
North of England +7 10 £42,500 +9.68% 1
North West -7 10 £42,500 -10.53% 1
East Midlands - 10 £48,750 -
Scotland - 6 £56,250 -
West Midlands - 3 £27,500 -
Northern Ireland -15 2 £23,750 +1.06% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 243 (75.94%) Bloomberg
2 235 (73.44%) Finance
3 178 (55.63%) Windows
4 149 (46.56%) Active Directory
5 135 (42.19%) Banking
6 110 (34.38%) Windows 7
7 102 (31.88%) Windows Server
8 91 (28.44%) Windows 10
9 88 (27.50%) Microsoft
10 86 (26.88%) SQL
11 76 (23.75%) DHCP
11 76 (23.75%) DNS
12 74 (23.13%) Office 365
13 71 (22.19%) PowerShell
14 66 (20.63%) Citrix
15 65 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 63 (19.69%) FactSet
16 63 (19.69%) VMware
17 61 (19.06%) SCCM
18 56 (17.50%) SQL Server
19 55 (17.19%) ITIL
20 53 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
21 52 (16.25%) Asset Management
22 51 (15.94%) Investment Banking
22 51 (15.94%) TCP/IP
22 51 (15.94%) Cisco
23 50 (15.63%) Linux
24 46 (14.38%) Oracle
25 45 (14.06%) Python
26 43 (13.44%) Unix

Reuters
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 36 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 29 (9.06%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.81%) Apache
7 7 (2.19%) IIS
8 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.94%) Confluence
11 3 (0.94%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (10.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.94%) Elite 3E
2 14 (4.38%) Eikon
3 9 (2.81%) Endur
3 9 (2.81%) Workfront
4 7 (2.19%) RMDS
4 7 (2.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 5 (1.56%) Eloqua
5 5 (1.56%) thinkFolio
5 5 (1.56%) Unica
6 3 (0.94%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.94%) Kondor
7 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.63%) Summit
8 1 (0.31%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 74 (23.13%) Office 365
2 5 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.56%) SaaS
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.94%) IaaS
4 3 (0.94%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.94%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.63%) npm
5 2 (0.63%) Yarn
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (23.75%) DHCP
1 76 (23.75%) DNS
2 51 (15.94%) TCP/IP
3 33 (10.31%) VPN
4 27 (8.44%) LAN
5 26 (8.13%) WAN
6 20 (6.25%) Network Security
7 18 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (4.69%) SAN
9 14 (4.38%) Firewall
10 13 (4.06%) Multicast
11 8 (2.50%) Wireless
12 6 (1.88%) CHAP
12 6 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.56%) VoIP
14 4 (1.25%) BGP
14 4 (1.25%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.25%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.25%) OSPF
15 3 (0.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (2.19%) DTS
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.88%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.56%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.25%) KDB
7 4 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.94%) Tick Data
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.31%) Informix
10 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (10.63%) MSI
2 15 (4.69%) JIRA
3 12 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.81%) Maven
6 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.19%) JUnit
6 7 (2.19%) Subversion
7 5 (1.56%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.31%) WinDbg
General
1 235 (73.44%) Finance
2 135 (42.19%) Banking
3 51 (15.94%) Investment Banking
4 42 (13.13%) Front Office
5 17 (5.31%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.13%) Back Office
7 7 (2.19%) French Language
7 7 (2.19%) Marketing
8 6 (1.88%) German Language
9 5 (1.56%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.63%) Legal
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 66 (20.63%) Desktop Support
3 59 (18.44%) Analyst
4 51 (15.94%) Applications Support
5 48 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 47 (14.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 42 (13.13%) Developer
8 32 (10.00%) Support Analyst
9 30 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
10 29 (9.06%) Citrix Support
10 29 (9.06%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 28 (8.75%) Office 365 Engineer
11 28 (8.75%) SCCM Engineer
12 22 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (6.88%) Windows Engineer
13 17 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 16 (5.00%) Linux Support
15 13 (4.06%) Administrator
15 13 (4.06%) IT Analyst
15 13 (4.06%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.63%) Software Packaging
2 32 (10.00%) .NET
3 29 (9.06%) FIX Protocol
4 21 (6.56%) XML
5 16 (5.00%) XSLT
6 13 (4.06%) .NET Framework
6 13 (4.06%) Web Services
7 9 (2.81%) Kafka
7 9 (2.81%) Spring
8 8 (2.50%) JSON
8 8 (2.50%) REST
9 7 (2.19%) JMS
9 7 (2.19%) Protocol Buffers
9 7 (2.19%) STL
9 7 (2.19%) WebSockets
10 5 (1.56%) JDBC
10 5 (1.56%) SOAP
11 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.25%) XSL
12 3 (0.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.44%) Blackberry
2 42 (13.13%) Hedge funds
3 36 (11.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (10.63%) Fat Client
4 34 (10.63%) Thin Client
5 25 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.88%) Computer Science
6 22 (6.88%) PDA
7 21 (6.56%) Management Information System
8 16 (5.00%) Data Centre
8 16 (5.00%) Equities
9 14 (4.38%) Fintech
9 14 (4.38%) Fixed Income
10 12 (3.75%) Eurex
11 9 (2.81%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.81%) Derivative
11 9 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.81%) SWIFT
11 9 (2.81%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 178 (55.63%) Windows
2 110 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 102 (31.88%) Windows Server
4 91 (28.44%) Windows 10
5 65 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (15.63%) Linux
7 43 (13.44%) Unix
8 31 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (7.50%) Android
10 22 (6.88%) Solaris
11 14 (4.38%) Debian
11 14 (4.38%) SUSE
12 13 (4.06%) CentOS
13 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (2.81%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.88%) Fedora
15 6 (1.88%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.19%) ITIL
2 52 (16.25%) Asset Management
3 34 (10.63%) Application Packaging
4 33 (10.31%) Task Automation
5 29 (9.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (7.81%) Incident Management
6 25 (7.81%) Service Management
7 19 (5.94%) Configuration Management
8 18 (5.63%) Test Automation
9 17 (5.31%) Change Management
9 17 (5.31%) Risk Management
9 17 (5.31%) SDLC
9 17 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (4.69%) Automated Trading
10 15 (4.69%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.06%) CRM
12 13 (4.06%) Low Latency
12 13 (4.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.88%) SQL
2 71 (22.19%) PowerShell
3 45 (14.06%) Python
4 36 (11.25%) Java
5 35 (10.94%) Perl
6 19 (5.94%) Bash Shell
6 19 (5.94%) C#
6 19 (5.94%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.63%) VBA
8 17 (5.31%) C++
9 10 (3.13%) XPath
10 9 (2.81%) Bourne shell
10 9 (2.81%) Korn
10 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.81%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.88%) Ruby
12 5 (1.56%) PHP
13 4 (1.25%) C-shell
13 4 (1.25%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 37 (11.56%) Degree
2 17 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.69%) MCP
4 13 (4.06%) MCSA
5 9 (2.81%) CISA
5 9 (2.81%) CISM
5 9 (2.81%) CISSP
6 8 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.50%) MCITP
7 7 (2.19%) MCSE
8 6 (1.88%) MCDST
9 4 (1.25%) CCNA
9 4 (1.25%) CCNP
9 4 (1.25%) RHCE
9 4 (1.25%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.63%) CHECK Team Member
12 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.63%) SLA
2 12 (3.75%) QA
3 8 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.88%) MiFID
5 3 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 149 (46.56%) Active Directory
2 53 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (11.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (5.63%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.19%) vSphere
6 6 (1.88%) XenApp
6 6 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.25%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.25%) XenServer
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 61 (19.06%) SCCM
2 27 (8.44%) AirWatch
3 11 (3.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.19%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (1.88%) XenMobile
6 5 (1.56%) Ansible
6 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.56%) Puppet
6 5 (1.56%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.25%) Nagios
7 4 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.31%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 243 (75.94%) Bloomberg
2 88 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 66 (20.63%) Citrix
4 63 (19.69%) FactSet
4 63 (19.69%) VMware
5 51 (15.94%) Cisco
6 46 (14.38%) Oracle
7 28 (8.75%) Fidessa
8 23 (7.19%) Nimble Storage
9 21 (6.56%) NetApp
10 20 (6.25%) IBM
11 19 (5.94%) ION Trading
12 18 (5.63%) Red Hat
12 18 (5.63%) Sybase
13 17 (5.31%) Intapp
14 14 (4.38%) CQG
14 14 (4.38%) Dell
14 14 (4.38%) HP
14 14 (4.38%) SAP
15 12 (3.75%) Apple