The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 98 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 21 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.21% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £52,500 £72,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.58% +81.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Life Science
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
706 603 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.53% 35.16% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 538 443 475
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Cheshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Warrington - 18 £58,750 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 - 2
Life Science
North West

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Life Science 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 Life Science.

1 25 (67.57%) Manufacturing
2 23 (62.16%) Degree
3 22 (59.46%) ITIL
4 14 (37.84%) Service Management
5 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
5 13 (35.14%) Finance
6 10 (27.03%) Firewall
6 10 (27.03%) ERP
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) ITSM
7 8 (21.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (21.62%) Information Security
7 8 (21.62%) Security Management
7 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (21.62%) COBIT
7 8 (21.62%) Business Development
7 8 (21.62%) Network Security
7 8 (21.62%) Legal
8 7 (18.92%) Project Management
8 7 (18.92%) ISEB
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (16.22%) LAN
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.51%) Coaching
10 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) Transition Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Life Science 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 Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle 9iAS
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (8.11%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Primavera
2 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Network Security
3 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) WAN
4 5 (13.51%) DHCP
4 5 (13.51%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 2 (5.41%) 802.11
5 2 (5.41%) MPLS
5 2 (5.41%) TACACS
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) IPsec
5 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.41%) SNMP
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 25 (67.57%) Manufacturing
2 13 (35.14%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (21.62%) Legal
4 5 (13.51%) Law
5 3 (8.11%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Security Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Information Security Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Information Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Transition Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) DBA
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Research Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) WPF Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) WebCenter
2 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (5.41%) SignalR
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) MFC
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Statistics
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.11%) Psychology
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.70%) SCADA
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Service Management
3 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
4 10 (27.03%) ERP
5 8 (21.62%) ITSM
5 8 (21.62%) Security Management
5 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (21.62%) Information Security
5 8 (21.62%) Business Development
6 7 (18.92%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Transition Management
8 5 (13.51%) Coaching
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.81%) ETL
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
10 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Prolog
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) MBA
3 3 (8.11%) MCTS
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) OCP
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Business Objects
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) CommVault
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Ariba
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NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75 - £97K + 20% and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitve
Posted: 4 days ago