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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 232 187 159
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -28
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 2 42 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.034% 0.71% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.100% 1.98% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 34 59
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,128 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +5.32%
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
2007 2118 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.96% 35.77% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1533 1595
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,100 £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 22 October 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 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) WSDL
3 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) GWT
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Google