The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 67 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Internet 61 86 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.31% 4.60% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.89% 20.09% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 57 80 54
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
323 428 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.53% 22.91% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 234 323 197
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Internet
North West

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Internet Salary Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

Internet Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Internet
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 38 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Knutsford +12 4 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Chester +4 2 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Runcorn -3 1 £42,500 +10.38%
Lymm - 1 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 45 (40.18%) SQL Server
2 41 (36.61%) .NET
3 38 (33.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (32.14%) C#
5 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET
5 33 (29.46%) MVC
5 33 (29.46%) TDD
6 32 (28.57%) Firewall
7 31 (27.68%) WAN
7 31 (27.68%) LAN
7 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (27.68%) Web Application Development
7 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 30 (26.79%) DNS
8 30 (26.79%) Cisco
9 29 (25.89%) HP
9 29 (25.89%) Windows
10 28 (25.00%) HTTP
10 28 (25.00%) LDAP
10 28 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (24.11%) SOAP
11 27 (24.11%) Finance
12 26 (23.21%) WebSphere
12 26 (23.21%) Load Balancing
12 26 (23.21%) SQL
13 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
13 25 (22.32%) SMTP
13 25 (22.32%) SSL
13 25 (22.32%) CiscoWorks
13 25 (22.32%) BGP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 26 (23.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.29%) Node.js
3 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 5 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.57%) Apache
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.89%) SAS
7 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.57%) Firewall
2 31 (27.68%) WAN
2 31 (27.68%) LAN
3 30 (26.79%) DNS
4 28 (25.00%) HTTP
4 28 (25.00%) LDAP
5 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
5 25 (22.32%) SMTP
5 25 (22.32%) SSL
5 25 (22.32%) BGP
5 25 (22.32%) EIGRP
5 25 (22.32%) IGRP
5 25 (22.32%) TACACS
5 25 (22.32%) OSPF
6 11 (9.82%) DHCP
6 11 (9.82%) VLAN
7 4 (3.57%) Broadband
8 3 (2.68%) MPLS
8 3 (2.68%) ADSL
8 3 (2.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.18%) SQL Server
2 38 (33.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (22.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (20.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (20.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.36%) MySQL
9 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.39%) MSTest
2 15 (13.39%) Rhino Mocks
2 15 (13.39%) Moq
2 15 (13.39%) NUnit
3 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Games
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Local Government
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (50.89%) Developer
2 32 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 25 (22.32%) Network Engineer
4 22 (19.64%) Firewall Engineer
5 20 (17.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 20 (17.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 20 (17.86%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 16 (14.29%) Junior
7 15 (13.39%) Graduate
7 15 (13.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 15 (13.39%) Junior .NET Developer
7 15 (13.39%) Graduate Developer
7 15 (13.39%) Junior Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.68%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.61%) .NET
2 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET
3 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 27 (24.11%) SOAP
5 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
6 16 (14.29%) RESTful
6 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (13.39%) Unity DI Container
7 15 (13.39%) Castle Windsor
7 15 (13.39%) Ninject
7 15 (13.39%) Razor View Engine
7 15 (13.39%) Spring.NET
7 15 (13.39%) WCF
7 15 (13.39%) WPF
7 15 (13.39%) WinForms
8 11 (9.82%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (7.14%) Web Services
10 5 (4.46%) XML
11 3 (2.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Inversion of Control
1 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.79%) Online Games
2 2 (1.79%) FMCG
2 2 (1.79%) Clustering
2 2 (1.79%) Replication
2 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.89%) W3C
3 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.89%) Streaming Media
3 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.89%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) MVC
1 33 (29.46%) TDD
2 31 (27.68%) Web Application Development
3 28 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (23.21%) Load Balancing
5 25 (22.32%) Network Design
5 25 (22.32%) Network Management
5 25 (22.32%) Capacity Management
6 18 (16.07%) Scrum
7 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (14.29%) BDD
9 15 (13.39%) MVVM
9 15 (13.39%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (13.39%) Kanban
10 6 (5.36%) ITIL
11 5 (4.46%) Project Management
11 5 (4.46%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (3.57%) ERP
12 4 (3.57%) OO
13 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.14%) C#
2 26 (23.21%) SQL
3 22 (19.64%) T-SQL
4 17 (15.18%) Ruby
5 14 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 13 (11.61%) VB
7 4 (3.57%) Java
8 3 (2.68%) Python
9 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (0.89%) PHP
10 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.46%) MCTS
3 3 (2.68%) RHCE
3 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MCITP
4 2 (1.79%) Degree
4 2 (1.79%) MCP
4 2 (1.79%) MCAD
4 2 (1.79%) MCSD
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.89%) HNC
5 1 (0.89%) HND
5 1 (0.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) WAI
4 1 (0.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) Squid
3 1 (0.89%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (22.32%) CiscoWorks
1 25 (22.32%) HP NNM
2 3 (2.68%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.89%) Nagios
3 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Cisco
2 29 (25.89%) HP
3 25 (22.32%) Juniper
3 25 (22.32%) F5
4 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) Compaq
5 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.68%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.68%) JBoss
5 3 (2.68%) Foundry
5 3 (2.68%) Brocade
6 2 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec
7 1 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.89%) McAfee
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) Dell
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.89%) Tableau
Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum c. 25k + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago