The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 62 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Internet 11 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.86% 0.66% 6.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.79% 5.17% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 32
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £32,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £41,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Internet
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 58 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.58% 12.83% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 85 55 98
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Internet Salary Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Internet Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Internet
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 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
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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
Preston - 9 £36,750 -
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) DHCP
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) SLA
4 8 (40.00%) DECT
4 8 (40.00%) VoIP
4 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (40.00%) Life Science
4 8 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 8 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
4 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (25.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) Veeam
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Apache
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) DECT
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) WLAN
8 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) AccuRev
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Service Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Operations Manager
4 4 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Life Science
2 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 8 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) VB6
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Veeam
3 5 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Epicor