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 31 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 Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 59 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Internet 70 45 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.85% 2.64% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.73% 16.67% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 86
Average salary £53,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,375 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
295 270 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.23% 15.85% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 233 204 287
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
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 31 July 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 31 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
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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
Warrington - 30 £37,500 - 4
Chester +3 13 £33,852 +55.64% 1
Wilmslow - 6 £57,500 - 1
Macclesfield +9 5 £33,750 -15.62%
Knutsford +1 5 £72,500 +35.51% 2
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (45.31%) TDD
2 57 (44.53%) .NET
3 55 (42.97%) C#
3 55 (42.97%) ASP.NET
4 53 (41.41%) MVC
4 53 (41.41%) Web Application Development
5 52 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 52 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (35.16%) Windows
7 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 33 (25.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (25.00%) RESTful
9 32 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (24.22%) Computer Science
11 27 (21.09%) Ruby
11 27 (21.09%) VB.NET
12 26 (20.31%) VB
12 26 (20.31%) Finance
12 26 (20.31%) Project Management
12 26 (20.31%) NUnit
12 26 (20.31%) WinForms
12 26 (20.31%) Scrum
12 26 (20.31%) WCF
12 26 (20.31%) WPF
12 26 (20.31%) .NET Framework
12 26 (20.31%) Dependency Injection
12 26 (20.31%) Inversion of Control
12 26 (20.31%) MSTest
12 26 (20.31%) Kanban
12 26 (20.31%) Spring.NET

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.31%) Node.js
2 12 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.34%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Office
2 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.84%) SaaS
2 4 (3.13%) Office 365
3 2 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Firewall
2 12 (9.38%) HTTP
3 9 (7.03%) DNS
4 7 (5.47%) LAN
4 7 (5.47%) WAN
5 6 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.69%) SMTP
5 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.69%) SSL
5 6 (4.69%) LDAP
5 6 (4.69%) OSPF
5 6 (4.69%) BGP
5 6 (4.69%) EIGRP
5 6 (4.69%) IGRP
5 6 (4.69%) TACACS
6 5 (3.91%) VPN
7 3 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.56%) SAN
9 1 (0.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 33 (25.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (20.31%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.69%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.69%) Informix
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.56%) MySQL
10 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) NUnit
1 26 (20.31%) MSTest
1 26 (20.31%) Git (software)
1 26 (20.31%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (20.31%) Moq
2 6 (4.69%) Selenium
2 6 (4.69%) JIRA
2 6 (4.69%) JUnit
2 6 (4.69%) Introscope
2 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.69%) Mockito
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Marketing
3 6 (4.69%) Legal
4 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.56%) Games
5 2 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (59.38%) Developer
2 53 (41.41%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Graduate
3 26 (20.31%) Junior
3 26 (20.31%) Junior Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Product Manager
5 11 (8.59%) Architect
6 6 (4.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Internet Developer
6 6 (4.69%) Applications Architect
6 6 (4.69%) Website Developer
6 6 (4.69%) Senior Architect
6 6 (4.69%) Author
6 6 (4.69%) Analyst
6 6 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.53%) .NET
2 55 (42.97%) ASP.NET
3 52 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 52 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (25.00%) RESTful
5 26 (20.31%) WinForms
5 26 (20.31%) WCF
5 26 (20.31%) WPF
5 26 (20.31%) .NET Framework
5 26 (20.31%) Spring.NET
5 26 (20.31%) Razor View Engine
5 26 (20.31%) Unity DI Container
5 26 (20.31%) Castle Windsor
5 26 (20.31%) Ninject
5 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (11.72%) Web Services
6 15 (11.72%) XML
7 13 (10.16%) CSS
7 13 (10.16%) SOAP
7 13 (10.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.22%) Computer Science
2 26 (20.31%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.69%) Open Source
4 6 (4.69%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.91%) W3C
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.56%) Clustering
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.34%) UNIX
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) AIX
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (45.31%) TDD
2 53 (41.41%) MVC
2 53 (41.41%) Web Application Development
3 32 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (20.31%) Project Management
4 26 (20.31%) Scrum
4 26 (20.31%) Dependency Injection
4 26 (20.31%) Kanban
4 26 (20.31%) MVVM
4 26 (20.31%) BDD
5 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.38%) Competitive Intelligence
7 12 (9.38%) Product Management
7 12 (9.38%) Time Management
8 10 (7.81%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.03%) ERP
9 9 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (7.03%) Information Security
9 9 (7.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.97%) C#
2 27 (21.09%) Ruby
2 27 (21.09%) VB.NET
3 26 (20.31%) VB
4 16 (12.50%) SQL
5 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.47%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.69%) Java
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) HNC
1 6 (4.69%) HND
1 6 (4.69%) CISSP
2 5 (3.91%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) EnCE
2 5 (3.91%) CEH
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) CISM
3 1 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
1 6 (4.69%) COBIT
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) XenServer
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) HP NNM
1 6 (4.69%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.72%) HP
3 8 (6.25%) Cisco
4 7 (5.47%) IBM
5 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 6 (4.69%) Compuware
5 6 (4.69%) Juniper
5 6 (4.69%) Perforce
5 6 (4.69%) F5
6 5 (3.91%) VMware
7 3 (2.34%) Citrix
8 2 (1.56%) Dell
8 2 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee
9 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.78%) NetApp
9 1 (0.78%) ProCurve
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £27323 - £28922 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Warrington /...
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £44,080 - £54,570
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago