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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 47 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Internet 11 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.32% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.57% 7.89% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.87% -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,450 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.53% -
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
51 38 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.74% 8.70% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 67
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Nelson - 3 £60,000 -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 17 (62.96%) SLA
4 17 (62.96%) MS Office
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
6 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
6 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 15 (55.56%) DHCP
7 14 (51.85%) VoIP
7 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
7 14 (51.85%) DNS
7 14 (51.85%) DECT
7 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (51.85%) Service Delivery
7 14 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
7 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (51.85%) Service Desk Management
7 14 (51.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (51.85%) Software Deployment
7 14 (51.85%) Windows Vista
7 14 (51.85%) Life Science
8 13 (48.15%) Resource Management
8 13 (48.15%) Performance Management
8 13 (48.15%) iSCSI
8 13 (48.15%) NAS
8 13 (48.15%) Office 365

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 5 (18.52%) Apache
4 5 (18.52%) Drupal
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Office
2 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) DHCP
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (51.85%) DECT
2 14 (51.85%) VoIP
2 14 (51.85%) DNS
3 13 (48.15%) iSCSI
3 13 (48.15%) NAS
3 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) PBX
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Operations Manager
1 6 (22.22%) IT Operations Manager
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Support Manager
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
1 5 (18.52%) Django
2 1 (3.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Life Science
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Vista
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Service Delivery
1 14 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (51.85%) Software Deployment
1 14 (51.85%) Service Desk Management
1 14 (51.85%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (48.15%) Resource Management
2 13 (48.15%) Performance Management
3 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Content Management
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) People Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) SEO
5 3 (11.11%) B2B
5 3 (11.11%) Pay per click
5 3 (11.11%) Online Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
1 5 (18.52%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (48.15%) MCSE
3 3 (11.11%) VCP4
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Avaya
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
5 1 (3.70%) Epicor
5 1 (3.70%) Draytek