Senior Research Analyst - Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC UK

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IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and Event Company.


About the position

IDC Europe is looking to fill the position for Senior Research Analyst, European Imaging, Printing and Documents Solutions (IPDS).  This is an exciting role within a fast-paced and growing international company that will provide great career growth with training and mentoring by experienced colleagues.

The successful candidate will have a strong market analysis background, show attention to details, be highly motivated, and work within a dynamic research area.


Our new colleague will take on a key role in a growing part of the business that’s focused strongly on vendor revenue data, IPDS market forecasts and market surveys. Specifically, he or she will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the Quarterly IPDS Vendor Revenue Tracker process for the European IPDS team in collaboration with the central tracker team;
  • Working on the IT and business market model for sizing, segmenting and forecasting various IT and business IPDS markets in Western Europe;
  • Developing new and insightful approaches to analyze and present market sizing data, vendor revenues and survey results. This will ideally lead to the development of new products and tools for customers;
  • Participating in developing and writing research documents on market trends in the IT and IPDS markets in Europe.
  • Being an interface with clients for enquiries and requests for information then fulfilling these with support from the team.


  • Have a good understanding of market research, economic and statistical analysis, the ability to detect trends and patterns of information, and will like finding ways to present this in an easily consumable manner.
  • Have great attention to detail and strong Excel and PowerPoint skills. We're certainly looking for intellectual rigor, but also for creativity.
  • Hold a degree in Mathematics, Economics or Statistics, although these are not mandated.
  • An interest in the IT services industry would definitely be advantageous, as would experience of the industry.
  • Good listening skills, critical thinking abilities and curiosity relating to the developments in the IT markets.
  • Good written and verbal English skills are required.

You will join a highly motivated, experienced and collaborative team of analysts so must be a strong team player who is happy to have multiple tasks on the go.


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