The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank - 66 57
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.45% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OLAP
North West

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
182 220 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.68% 40.15% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 162 187 146
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OLAP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

OLAP Salary Trend in Lancashire

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing OLAP 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 OLAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Legal

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing OLAP 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 OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell