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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 53 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Internet 12 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.34% 1.65% 6.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 11.29% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 31
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £37,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
98 62 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.10% 14.66% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 95 57 86
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 7 £53,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 -
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) SLA
3 12 (52.17%) DHCP
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) MS Office
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (43.48%) VoIP
5 10 (43.48%) DECT
5 10 (43.48%) Life Science
5 10 (43.48%) Software Deployment
5 10 (43.48%) Service Desk Management
5 10 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (30.43%) Office 365
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) LAN
8 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
8 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
8 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (30.43%) VMware
8 7 (30.43%) WAN
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (26.09%) Project Management

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DHCP
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 10 (43.48%) VoIP
3 10 (43.48%) DECT
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
4 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
4 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) iSCSI
5 6 (26.09%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
7 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) AccuRev
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Technical Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Service Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Operations Manager
2 6 (26.09%) IT Operations Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) WinForms
2 1 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Life Science
2 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
2 10 (43.48%) Software Deployment
2 10 (43.48%) Service Desk Management
2 10 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
4 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) People Management
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) Online Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Pay per click
7 3 (13.04%) SEO
7 3 (13.04%) B2B
8 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) VB6
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Veeam
3 5 (21.74%) NetApp
3 5 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) EMC
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Epicor