Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 898 940 918
Rank change year-on-year +42 -22 -108
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 287 287 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 249 269 274
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,600 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £80,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £26,750 £29,750
% change year-on-year +105.61% -10.08% -13.77%

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 80478 83375 98527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62276 67313 80223
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 8 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 22 November 2017. 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 +8 279 £50,000 - 26
London -11 270 £50,000 - 26
UK excluding London +47 15 £55,000 +105.61% 1
North of England -5 6 £72,500 +141.67%
North West -17 6 £72,500 -
Scotland - 6 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +33 3 £27,500 +22.22%
West Midlands - 3 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Reuters.

1 226 (78.75%) Bloomberg
2 182 (63.41%) Finance
3 150 (52.26%) Windows
4 126 (43.90%) Banking
5 123 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 111 (38.68%) Windows 7
7 100 (34.84%) Windows 10
8 91 (31.71%) Microsoft
9 75 (26.13%) SQL
10 70 (24.39%) Windows Server
11 68 (23.69%) Linux
12 67 (23.34%) Office 365
13 65 (22.65%) Citrix
14 64 (22.30%) DNS
15 63 (21.95%) DHCP
15 63 (21.95%) FactSet
16 61 (21.25%) PowerShell
17 60 (20.91%) SCCM
18 55 (19.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 53 (18.47%) Investment Banking
20 50 (17.42%) ITIL
21 49 (17.07%) Degree
22 48 (16.72%) Microsoft Office
23 47 (16.38%) Cisco
24 45 (15.68%) VPN
24 45 (15.68%) Python
24 45 (15.68%) VMware
25 43 (14.98%) SQL Server
26 41 (14.29%) Asset Management
26 41 (14.29%) MS Exchange

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 41 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 29 (10.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.27%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.48%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.44%) Apache
8 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.05%) Confluence
9 3 (1.05%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (16.72%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.92%) Eikon
2 5 (1.74%) Endur
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.74%) Workfront
3 3 (1.05%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.05%) Kondor
4 2 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.70%) Summit
5 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 67 (23.34%) Office 365
2 8 (2.79%) OneDrive
3 6 (2.09%) Dropbox
3 6 (2.09%) IaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.70%) npm
4 2 (0.70%) PaaS
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Yarn
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (22.30%) DNS
2 63 (21.95%) DHCP
3 45 (15.68%) VPN
4 37 (12.89%) TCP/IP
5 30 (10.45%) LAN
6 26 (9.06%) Wireless
7 25 (8.71%) WAN
8 16 (5.57%) Firewall
9 15 (5.23%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (4.88%) IPsec
10 14 (4.88%) Multicast
11 12 (4.18%) VoIP
12 11 (3.83%) SAN
13 10 (3.48%) Network Security
14 9 (3.14%) BGP
14 9 (3.14%) OSPF
15 7 (2.44%) Skype
16 5 (1.74%) CHAP
16 5 (1.74%) Internet
16 5 (1.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.83%) MySQL
3 10 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.39%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.39%) KDB
7 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.70%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.70%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 20 (6.97%) MSI
2 11 (3.83%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.83%) JIRA
3 9 (3.14%) Maven
4 7 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.44%) JUnit
5 5 (1.74%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.39%) Subversion
7 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 182 (63.41%) Finance
2 126 (43.90%) Banking
3 53 (18.47%) Investment Banking
4 24 (8.36%) Front Office
5 14 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.83%) Back Office
7 5 (1.74%) Publishing
8 4 (1.39%) Marketing
9 3 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (27.18%) Support Engineer
2 66 (23.00%) Desktop Support
3 45 (15.68%) Analyst
4 42 (14.63%) Desktop Engineer
4 42 (14.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 35 (12.20%) Citrix Engineer
6 34 (11.85%) Citrix Support
6 34 (11.85%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 31 (10.80%) Developer
8 29 (10.10%) Applications Support
8 29 (10.10%) SCCM Engineer
9 28 (9.76%) Support Analyst
10 27 (9.41%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (6.97%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (6.97%) Linux Support
12 19 (6.62%) Office 365 Engineer
13 18 (6.27%) Windows Support Engineer
14 16 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (5.23%) Administrator
15 15 (5.23%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.67%) .NET
2 20 (6.97%) Software Packaging
3 15 (5.23%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (3.14%) Spring
4 9 (3.14%) XML
5 8 (2.79%) JMS
5 8 (2.79%) Web Services
6 7 (2.44%) JSON
6 7 (2.44%) REST
7 5 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.74%) JDBC
7 5 (1.74%) SOAP
8 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.39%) HTML
8 4 (1.39%) HTML5
8 4 (1.39%) XSLT
9 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.05%) NumPy
9 3 (1.05%) Pandas
9 3 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.59%) Hedge funds
2 34 (11.85%) Blackberry
3 21 (7.32%) Fat Client
3 21 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (7.32%) Thin Client
4 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.62%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.53%) Clustering
8 12 (4.18%) Data Centre
9 10 (3.48%) Eurex
9 10 (3.48%) PDA
10 9 (3.14%) Equities
10 9 (3.14%) Replication
11 8 (2.79%) SWIFT
11 8 (2.79%) Virtual Team
12 7 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.44%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.74%) iPad
14 4 (1.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 150 (52.26%) Windows
2 111 (38.68%) Windows 7
3 100 (34.84%) Windows 10
4 70 (24.39%) Windows Server
5 68 (23.69%) Linux
6 55 (19.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (10.80%) Unix
9 21 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (6.97%) Android
11 18 (6.27%) Solaris
12 14 (4.88%) SUSE
13 13 (4.53%) CentOS
14 11 (3.83%) Debian
14 11 (3.83%) Windows 8
15 7 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (2.09%) AIX
17 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.42%) ITIL
2 41 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 34 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.10%) Test Automation
5 24 (8.36%) Automated Trading
6 23 (8.01%) Problem Management
7 22 (7.67%) Application Packaging
8 21 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (6.97%) Task Automation
10 18 (6.27%) Investment Management
11 16 (5.57%) Algorithmic Trading
11 16 (5.57%) High Availability
11 16 (5.57%) Incident Management
11 16 (5.57%) Service Management
12 15 (5.23%) Change Management
13 14 (4.88%) Physics
14 13 (4.53%) Mathematics
14 13 (4.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 13 (4.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 13 (4.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.13%) SQL
2 61 (21.25%) PowerShell
3 45 (15.68%) Python
4 30 (10.45%) Java
5 21 (7.32%) C#
6 20 (6.97%) Shell Script
7 19 (6.62%) Perl
8 17 (5.92%) C++
9 14 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.83%) PHP
11 10 (3.48%) Korn
11 10 (3.48%) VB
12 9 (3.14%) Bourne shell
12 9 (3.14%) C-shell
12 9 (3.14%) VBScript
13 6 (2.09%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.74%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.74%) VBA
15 3 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (17.07%) Degree
2 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.57%) MCSA
4 13 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.18%) MCP
6 10 (3.48%) MCSE
7 9 (3.14%) CCNP
7 9 (3.14%) MCDST
7 9 (3.14%) MCITP
8 6 (2.09%) CCNA
9 5 (1.74%) CCIE
10 4 (1.39%) RHCE
10 4 (1.39%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) MiFID
System Software
1 123 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (7.67%) XenDesktop
5 20 (6.97%) XenApp
6 6 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.39%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.70%) vSphere
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (20.91%) SCCM
2 12 (4.18%) AirWatch
3 10 (3.48%) ZABBIX
4 9 (3.14%) Perfmon
5 6 (2.09%) Ansible
5 6 (2.09%) Nagios
5 6 (2.09%) Puppet
5 6 (2.09%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.70%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.35%) Control-M
9 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 226 (78.75%) Bloomberg
2 91 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 65 (22.65%) Citrix
4 63 (21.95%) FactSet
5 47 (16.38%) Cisco
6 45 (15.68%) VMware
7 26 (9.06%) CQG
8 22 (7.67%) Oracle
9 19 (6.62%) NetApp
10 17 (5.92%) Red Hat
11 15 (5.23%) Sybase
12 13 (4.53%) Fidessa
12 13 (4.53%) Patsystems
13 12 (4.18%) HP
13 12 (4.18%) Murex
13 12 (4.18%) Nimble Storage
14 11 (3.83%) Apple
14 11 (3.83%) ION Trading
15 10 (3.48%) GL TRADE
15 10 (3.48%) NYFIX