The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 123 121 143
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £80,000 £34,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.57% -40.43%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +11.11%
Benchmarking
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1644 1387 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.76% 81.16% 83.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1095 1601
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) EMC
1 7 (70.00%) NetApp
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
1 7 (70.00%) Symantec
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
1 7 (70.00%) Financial Institution
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Data Management
1 7 (70.00%) Brocade
1 7 (70.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 7 (70.00%) Financial Institution
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Data Storage Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
1 7 (70.00%) Data Management
1 7 (70.00%) Data Protection
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) EMC
1 7 (70.00%) NetApp
1 7 (70.00%) Symantec
1 7 (70.00%) Brocade