The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 63 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.09% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 1.28% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £42,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Client/Server
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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
162 156 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.56% 32.50% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 138 124 118
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £18,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Client/Server
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Lancashire region.

Client/Server Salary Trend in Lancashire

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Client/Server Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Client/Server
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Blackburn - 5 £42,000 -
Preston -8 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Client/Server
North West

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server.

1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Delphi
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) DCOM
2 8 (47.06%) OOD
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Veeam
4 5 (29.41%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) C#

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Delphi Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Development DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) DCOM
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) EJB
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OOD
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Delphi
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Veeam
2 5 (29.41%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft