The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank - 211 162
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 0 22 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.38% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.00% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 43
Average salary - £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
N-Tier
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1855 2199 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.24% 38.03% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1508 1578
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Berkshire region.

N-Tier Salary Trend in Berkshire

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle