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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - - 127
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
1568 1299 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.62% 80.93% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 982 1329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (77.78%) SLA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) EMC
1 7 (77.78%) NetApp
1 7 (77.78%) Middleware
1 7 (77.78%) Symantec
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
1 7 (77.78%) Data Management
1 7 (77.78%) Brocade
1 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
1 7 (77.78%) Financial Institution
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (77.78%) Financial Institution
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Storage Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
1 7 (77.78%) Data Management
1 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) EMC
1 7 (77.78%) NetApp
1 7 (77.78%) Symantec
1 7 (77.78%) Brocade