The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
North West / Lancashire
Rank 43 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Internet 14 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.86% 1.42% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 12
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,500 £23,186
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
78 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.95% 8.55% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 66 28 42
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

Internet Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Internet
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 5 £27,000 -
Preston -10 4 £26,250 -19.23%
Blackburn - 3 £17,000 - 3
Accrington - 1 £14,000 - 1
Burnley - 1 £17,000 - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
4 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) SMTP
4 5 (31.25%) FTP
4 5 (31.25%) HTTP
4 5 (31.25%) IBM Notes
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) Lotus
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Sendmail
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Threat Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) SCNA
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) SCSA
5 4 (25.00%) CISSP
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) RHCE

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Notes
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Radio Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
1 5 (31.25%) Threat Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
1 4 (25.00%) SCNA
1 4 (25.00%) SCSA
1 4 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Sendmail
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 5 (31.25%) Lotus
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