Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 952 905
Rank change year-on-year +73 -47 -116
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 304 273 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 252 248 310
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,600 £29,550 £29,125
90th Percentile £87,250 £80,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +83.33% -20.00% +10.29%

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 77929 83156 100545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.39% 43.85% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 67119 81790
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 October 2017.

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 October 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 +98 293 £57,500 +21.05% 11
London +31 284 £57,500 +21.05% 11
UK excluding London +50 19 £55,000 +83.33%
Scotland -3 9 £55,000 -
North West +11 5 £68,750 -
North of England +4 5 £68,750 +129.17%
Midlands +24 4 £27,500 +22.22%
West Midlands - 3 £27,500 -
East Midlands +35 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 231 (75.99%) Bloomberg
2 178 (58.55%) Finance
3 145 (47.70%) Windows
4 131 (43.09%) Banking
5 119 (39.14%) Active Directory
6 107 (35.20%) Windows 7
7 99 (32.57%) SQL
8 97 (31.91%) Windows 10
9 88 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 70 (23.03%) Linux
11 69 (22.70%) Windows Server
12 63 (20.72%) Investment Banking
13 61 (20.07%) Degree
13 61 (20.07%) PowerShell
14 60 (19.74%) SQL Server
14 60 (19.74%) Citrix
15 59 (19.41%) FactSet
16 57 (18.75%) DNS
17 56 (18.42%) DHCP
18 54 (17.76%) Python
19 53 (17.43%) Office 365
20 51 (16.78%) VPN
21 50 (16.45%) Hedge funds
22 49 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
22 49 (16.12%) ITIL
23 48 (15.79%) Cisco
23 48 (15.79%) VMware
24 47 (15.46%) MS Exchange
24 47 (15.46%) SCCM
25 42 (13.82%) Microsoft Office

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 47 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 36 (11.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.29%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.97%) Apache
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.66%) Confluence
9 2 (0.66%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.59%) Eikon
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.32%) Workfront
3 2 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.66%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.66%) Kondor
3 2 (0.66%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.66%) Summit
3 2 (0.66%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Endur
4 1 (0.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.43%) Office 365
2 11 (3.62%) OneDrive
3 10 (3.29%) Dropbox
4 7 (2.30%) npm
4 7 (2.30%) Yarn
5 6 (1.97%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (18.75%) DNS
2 56 (18.42%) DHCP
3 51 (16.78%) VPN
4 31 (10.20%) LAN
5 27 (8.88%) WAN
5 27 (8.88%) Wireless
6 26 (8.55%) TCP/IP
7 23 (7.57%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (5.92%) IPsec
9 17 (5.59%) Firewall
10 13 (4.28%) Multicast
11 12 (3.95%) VoIP
12 10 (3.29%) SAN
13 9 (2.96%) BGP
14 7 (2.30%) Network Security
14 7 (2.30%) OSPF
14 7 (2.30%) Skype
15 5 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.93%) MongoDB
3 11 (3.62%) MySQL
4 9 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.32%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.32%) KDB
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (5.59%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.93%) Maven
3 12 (3.95%) JUnit
4 11 (3.62%) JIRA
5 10 (3.29%) MSI
6 9 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.97%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.99%) Subversion
9 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 178 (58.55%) Finance
2 131 (43.09%) Banking
3 63 (20.72%) Investment Banking
4 35 (11.51%) Front Office
5 13 (4.28%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.63%) Back Office
7 5 (1.64%) Legal
7 5 (1.64%) Publishing
8 4 (1.32%) Law
8 4 (1.32%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) International Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (22.70%) Support Engineer
2 57 (18.75%) Analyst
3 52 (17.11%) Desktop Support
3 52 (17.11%) Developer
4 31 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 30 (9.87%) Windows Engineer
6 27 (8.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 27 (8.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 24 (7.89%) Applications Support
7 24 (7.89%) Citrix Support
8 23 (7.57%) Citrix Engineer
9 22 (7.24%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 22 (7.24%) Linux Support
10 20 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (5.59%) Linux Support Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) Senior Support Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.87%) .NET
2 17 (5.59%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (5.59%) Spring
3 12 (3.95%) JSON
3 12 (3.95%) REST
4 11 (3.62%) XML
5 10 (3.29%) Software Packaging
6 9 (2.96%) Akka
6 9 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.96%) Hibernate
6 9 (2.96%) JMS
6 9 (2.96%) Spring Boot
6 9 (2.96%) Web Services
6 9 (2.96%) Zuul
7 8 (2.63%) HTML
7 8 (2.63%) HTML5
8 7 (2.30%) Kafka
8 7 (2.30%) React
8 7 (2.30%) Redux
8 7 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.45%) Hedge funds
2 39 (12.83%) Blackberry
3 38 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.58%) Equities
5 20 (6.58%) Fixed Income
6 19 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.61%) Management Information System
8 13 (4.28%) Clustering
8 13 (4.28%) Fat Client
8 13 (4.28%) Thin Client
9 11 (3.62%) Data Centre
10 10 (3.29%) Eurex
11 9 (2.96%) PDA
11 9 (2.96%) Replication
12 8 (2.63%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 145 (47.70%) Windows
2 107 (35.20%) Windows 7
3 97 (31.91%) Windows 10
4 70 (23.03%) Linux
5 69 (22.70%) Windows Server
6 49 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (9.21%) Unix
9 26 (8.55%) Android
10 21 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (5.26%) Solaris
12 13 (4.28%) SUSE
13 12 (3.95%) CentOS
14 10 (3.29%) Debian
14 10 (3.29%) Windows 8
15 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (1.64%) AIX
17 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.12%) ITIL
2 40 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (12.17%) Test Automation
4 35 (11.51%) Asset Management
5 23 (7.57%) Problem Management
6 22 (7.24%) Automated Trading
6 22 (7.24%) Investment Management
7 21 (6.91%) Analytics
8 20 (6.58%) Mentoring
8 20 (6.58%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
10 17 (5.59%) High Availability
10 17 (5.59%) Mathematics
11 16 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.26%) OO
11 16 (5.26%) Physics
11 16 (5.26%) Risk Management
12 15 (4.93%) Change Management
12 15 (4.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 15 (4.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 99 (32.57%) SQL
2 61 (20.07%) PowerShell
3 54 (17.76%) Python
4 39 (12.83%) Java
5 35 (11.51%) C#
6 21 (6.91%) Shell Script
7 19 (6.25%) C++
8 15 (4.93%) JavaScript
8 15 (4.93%) Perl
8 15 (4.93%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.29%) PHP
9 10 (3.29%) VB
10 9 (2.96%) Korn
10 9 (2.96%) VBScript
11 8 (2.63%) Bourne shell
11 8 (2.63%) C-shell
12 7 (2.30%) ES6
12 7 (2.30%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (20.07%) Degree
2 18 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.93%) MCSA
4 12 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.62%) MCP
6 10 (3.29%) MCSE
7 8 (2.63%) CCNP
7 8 (2.63%) MCDST
7 8 (2.63%) MCITP
8 6 (1.97%) CCIE
9 5 (1.64%) CCNA
10 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.66%) RHCE
11 2 (0.66%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.33%) CCVP
12 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.92%) SLA
2 10 (3.29%) MiFID
3 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 119 (39.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.58%) XenDesktop
4 19 (6.25%) XenApp
5 14 (4.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.32%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.66%) vSphere
9 2 (0.66%) XenServer
10 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 47 (15.46%) SCCM
2 15 (4.93%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.96%) Perfmon
3 9 (2.96%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.64%) Nagios
4 5 (1.64%) Puppet
5 4 (1.32%) Ansible
5 4 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.99%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.99%) Control-M
7 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 231 (75.99%) Bloomberg
2 88 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 60 (19.74%) Citrix
4 59 (19.41%) FactSet
5 48 (15.79%) Cisco
5 48 (15.79%) VMware
6 28 (9.21%) CQG
7 25 (8.22%) NetApp
8 20 (6.58%) Oracle
9 15 (4.93%) Nimble Storage
9 15 (4.93%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.95%) IBM
10 12 (3.95%) Murex
10 12 (3.95%) Patsystems
10 12 (3.95%) Sybase
11 11 (3.62%) Fidessa
11 11 (3.62%) HP
12 10 (3.29%) Apple
13 9 (2.96%) Calypso
13 9 (2.96%) NYFIX