The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 121 117 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.15% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £18,000 £57,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.42% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +21.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1453 1309 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.04% 76.33% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1059 1581
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Benchmarking
North West

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 3 £18,000 -
Benchmarking
North West

Benchmarking
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CRISC
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft