Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 886 941 1005
Rank change year-on-year +55 +64 -126
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 302 261 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 258 216 189
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £47,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.87% +4.77%
10th Percentile £37,350 £31,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +3.23%

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 76,796 76,664 91,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.18% 44.29% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60,090 61,224 74,253
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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 +36 295 £52,500 -12.50% 16
London +25 273 £52,500 -12.50% 16
UK excluding London +17 28 £42,500 +21.43%
North of England +34 17 £42,500 -10.53%
North West +14 17 £42,500 -10.53%
Northern Ireland +11 6 £21,000 -10.64%
East Midlands +11 5 £47,500 -
Midlands +10 5 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 235 (77.81%) Bloomberg
2 233 (77.15%) Finance
3 184 (60.93%) Windows
4 146 (48.34%) SQL
4 146 (48.34%) Active Directory
5 109 (36.09%) SQL Server
6 108 (35.76%) Banking
7 102 (33.77%) Windows Server
8 96 (31.79%) Microsoft
9 95 (31.46%) Hedge funds
10 90 (29.80%) Oracle
10 90 (29.80%) PowerShell
11 83 (27.48%) Degree
12 82 (27.15%) Windows 7
13 80 (26.49%) DNS
14 79 (26.16%) Front Office
15 78 (25.83%) DHCP
16 72 (23.84%) Windows 10
17 69 (22.85%) VMware
18 64 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 63 (20.86%) Blackberry
19 63 (20.86%) ITIL
20 60 (19.87%) Cisco
21 58 (19.21%) Python
21 58 (19.21%) Computer Science
22 57 (18.87%) Java
23 56 (18.54%) AirWatch
24 55 (18.21%) Perl
24 55 (18.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 55 (18.21%) FIX Protocol

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 53 (17.55%) MS Exchange
2 51 (16.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 38 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (11.26%) Tomcat
5 33 (10.93%) Apache
6 20 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (5.30%) IIS
8 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.65%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.99%) Confluence
12 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.33%) JBoss
13 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (10.93%) thinkFolio
2 24 (7.95%) Elite 3E
3 15 (4.97%) Workfront
4 9 (2.98%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 7 (2.32%) Eikon
6 6 (1.99%) RMDS
7 5 (1.66%) Eloqua
7 5 (1.66%) Unica
8 2 (0.66%) SunGard GMI
9 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.33%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.33%) Kondor
9 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.89%) Office 365
2 28 (9.27%) SaaS
3 13 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.99%) IaaS
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.32%) Serverless
5 4 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.66%) G Suite
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.49%) DNS
2 78 (25.83%) DHCP
3 53 (17.55%) LAN
4 49 (16.23%) VPN
4 49 (16.23%) WAN
5 37 (12.25%) TCP/IP
6 35 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
7 31 (10.26%) Network Security
8 23 (7.62%) Firewall
9 19 (6.29%) SAN
10 9 (2.98%) VoIP
11 8 (2.65%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.32%) Wireless
13 6 (1.99%) DSL
13 6 (1.99%) Multicast
14 5 (1.66%) FIX Connectivity
15 4 (1.32%) NetScaler
15 4 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.99%) Internet
16 3 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.32%) DTS
5 7 (2.32%) MS Access
5 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.66%) KDB
9 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.33%) DB2
10 1 (0.33%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.33%) Informix
10 1 (0.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 21 (6.95%) JIRA
2 13 (4.30%) WinDbg
3 12 (3.97%) MSI
4 8 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.66%) NUnit
6 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.66%) PyCharm
6 2 (0.66%) Subversion
6 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.33%) Maven
7 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
General
1 233 (77.15%) Finance
2 108 (35.76%) Banking
3 79 (26.16%) Front Office
4 39 (12.91%) Investment Banking
5 34 (11.26%) French Language
6 33 (10.93%) German Language
6 33 (10.93%) Italian Language
7 15 (4.97%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.66%) Back Office
8 5 (1.66%) Marketing
9 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.66%) Law
10 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (30.79%) Support Engineer
2 88 (29.14%) Applications Support
3 53 (17.55%) Analyst
4 52 (17.22%) Desktop Support
5 39 (12.91%) Support Analyst
6 36 (11.92%) Developer
7 35 (11.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 33 (10.93%) Applications Engineer
8 33 (10.93%) Applications Support Engineer
8 33 (10.93%) Windows Engineer
9 32 (10.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 30 (9.93%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (7.95%) Linux Support
12 21 (6.95%) Administrator
13 18 (5.96%) Windows Systems Engineer
14 16 (5.30%) Systems Support
15 15 (4.97%) Applications Developer
16 13 (4.30%) Junior
16 13 (4.30%) Unix Support
16 13 (4.30%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.21%) FIX Protocol
2 28 (9.27%) .NET
3 16 (5.30%) .NET Framework
4 14 (4.64%) XML
5 13 (4.30%) XSLT
6 12 (3.97%) Software Packaging
6 12 (3.97%) Web Services
7 6 (1.99%) Kafka
7 6 (1.99%) Protocol Buffers
7 6 (1.99%) REST
7 6 (1.99%) STL
7 6 (1.99%) WebSockets
8 4 (1.32%) J2EE
8 4 (1.32%) Middleware
8 4 (1.32%) Spring
8 4 (1.32%) XSL
9 3 (0.99%) Guice
9 3 (0.99%) HTML
9 3 (0.99%) HTML5
10 2 (0.66%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 95 (31.46%) Hedge funds
2 63 (20.86%) Blackberry
3 58 (19.21%) Computer Science
4 55 (18.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 47 (15.56%) Equities
6 41 (13.58%) Fixed Income
7 38 (12.58%) Derivative
8 20 (6.62%) Management Information System
9 18 (5.96%) Data Centre
10 17 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (5.30%) Fat Client
11 16 (5.30%) Thin Client
12 14 (4.64%) Eurex
12 14 (4.64%) Fintech
13 11 (3.64%) PDA
14 10 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (2.98%) Replication
16 8 (2.65%) Algorithms
16 8 (2.65%) SWIFT
17 7 (2.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 184 (60.93%) Windows
2 102 (33.77%) Windows Server
3 82 (27.15%) Windows 7
4 72 (23.84%) Windows 10
5 54 (17.88%) Android
5 54 (17.88%) Linux
6 49 (16.23%) Unix
7 48 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (6.62%) Solaris
10 14 (4.64%) SUSE
11 13 (4.30%) Debian
12 12 (3.97%) CentOS
12 12 (3.97%) Ubuntu
13 11 (3.64%) Apple iOS
13 11 (3.64%) Windows 8
13 11 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (2.98%) Fedora
15 6 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.86%) ITIL
2 53 (17.55%) Asset Management
3 34 (11.26%) Wealth Management
4 31 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (6.95%) CRM
7 20 (6.62%) Investment Management
8 19 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (6.29%) Service Management
9 16 (5.30%) Configuration Management
10 15 (4.97%) Change Control
10 15 (4.97%) Statistics
11 14 (4.64%) Incident Management
11 14 (4.64%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.64%) SDLC
11 14 (4.64%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.30%) Task Automation
13 12 (3.97%) Application Packaging
13 12 (3.97%) Electronic Trading
13 12 (3.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 146 (48.34%) SQL
2 90 (29.80%) PowerShell
3 58 (19.21%) Python
4 57 (18.87%) Java
5 55 (18.21%) Perl
6 48 (15.89%) Bash Shell
7 46 (15.23%) C++
8 42 (13.91%) C#
9 38 (12.58%) Ruby
10 34 (11.26%) Korn
11 33 (10.93%) Bourne shell
12 25 (8.28%) VBA
13 24 (7.95%) T-SQL
14 14 (4.64%) VBScript
15 11 (3.64%) C
16 8 (2.65%) XPath
17 7 (2.32%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.99%) Clojure
19 3 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (27.48%) Degree
2 36 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (10.26%) MCP
4 27 (8.94%) MCSA
5 16 (5.30%) MCITP
5 16 (5.30%) MCSE
6 10 (3.31%) MCDST
7 5 (1.66%) CISA
7 5 (1.66%) CISM
7 5 (1.66%) CISSP
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.66%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.33%) MCSD
10 1 (0.33%) OCA
10 1 (0.33%) OCP
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.97%) QA
2 11 (3.64%) SLA
3 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.66%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 146 (48.34%) Active Directory
2 64 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.64%) vSphere
5 12 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.65%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.32%) XenApp
7 4 (1.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.33%) Docker
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (18.54%) AirWatch
2 44 (14.57%) SCCM
3 13 (4.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 13 (4.30%) Perfmon
4 11 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (3.31%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (3.31%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.99%) WSUS
8 1 (0.33%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) Control-M
8 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.33%) Grafana
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Puppet
8 1 (0.33%) QRadar
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 235 (77.81%) Bloomberg
2 96 (31.79%) Microsoft
3 90 (29.80%) Oracle
4 69 (22.85%) VMware
5 60 (19.87%) Cisco
6 43 (14.24%) FXall
7 41 (13.58%) NetApp
7 41 (13.58%) Tradeweb
8 40 (13.25%) FactSet
8 40 (13.25%) Nimble Storage
9 33 (10.93%) MarketAxess
10 29 (9.60%) Citrix
10 29 (9.60%) Fidessa
11 24 (7.95%) Intapp
12 22 (7.28%) Apple
13 20 (6.62%) Dell
14 19 (6.29%) Sybase
15 18 (5.96%) IBM
15 18 (5.96%) SAP
16 17 (5.63%) Red Hat