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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 103 126 118
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 23 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.58% -
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
708 657 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.21% 36.64% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 533 481 442
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £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 30 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 30 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 - 21 £55,000 - 1
Life Science
North West

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 32 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 22 (55.00%) ITIL
3 20 (50.00%) Degree
4 18 (45.00%) Service Management
5 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (27.50%) Firewall
8 10 (25.00%) ERP
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) ISEB
10 8 (20.00%) ITSM
10 8 (20.00%) Security Management
10 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (20.00%) COBIT
10 8 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (20.00%) Information Security
10 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (20.00%) Network Security
10 8 (20.00%) Legal
10 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.50%) Business Development
11 7 (17.50%) LAN
11 7 (17.50%) Change Management
11 7 (17.50%) Project Management
11 7 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.00%) WAN
12 6 (15.00%) DHCP
12 6 (15.00%) DNS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (7.50%) Oracle 9iAS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (7.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) ProjectWise
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Primavera
2 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) Network Security
3 7 (17.50%) LAN
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) WAN
4 6 (15.00%) DHCP
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) SSL
5 3 (7.50%) 802.11
5 3 (7.50%) MPLS
5 3 (7.50%) TACACS
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 3 (7.50%) IPsec
5 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (7.50%) SNMP
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
General
1 32 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (30.00%) Finance
3 8 (20.00%) Legal
4 7 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (5.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Information Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Transition Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) DBA
3 3 (7.50%) Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Junior
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) WebCenter
1 3 (7.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (5.00%) SignalR
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) MFC
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
3 1 (2.50%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Statistics
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Psychology
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.50%) SCADA
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) ITIL
2 18 (45.00%) Service Management
3 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (25.00%) ERP
5 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (20.00%) ITSM
5 8 (20.00%) Security Management
5 8 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (20.00%) Information Security
5 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (17.50%) Business Development
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) Transition Management
9 4 (10.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Prolog
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (7.50%) MCTS
5 3 (7.50%) MCITP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.50%) OCP
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (7.50%) CCNP
6 2 (5.00%) MBA
7 1 (2.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco
2 3 (7.50%) CommVault
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Ariba
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago