The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 37 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Internet 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.44% 3.40% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 21.62% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £32,500 £25,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% -24.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Internet
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.04% 15.74% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 44
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +67.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Internet
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Internet Salary Trend in Chester

Internet
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in Chester

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Legal
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Security
3 6 (40.00%) Data Privacy
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) JUnit
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) JDBC
4 5 (33.33%) Servlets
4 5 (33.33%) SOAP
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) XSL
4 5 (33.33%) Informix
4 5 (33.33%) N-Tier
4 5 (33.33%) HTTP
4 5 (33.33%) WSDL
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Informix
1 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
1 5 (33.33%) Introscope
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) Mockito
1 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Legal
3 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Forensic Investigator
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) JDBC
1 5 (33.33%) Servlets
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) XSL
1 5 (33.33%) WSDL
1 5 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
1 5 (33.33%) JSON
1 5 (33.33%) RESTful
1 5 (33.33%) PowerMock
1 5 (33.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Security
1 6 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
1 5 (33.33%) CEH
1 5 (33.33%) EnCE
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) Compuware
3 5 (33.33%) Perforce
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) Tableau
6 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (6.67%) Dell