The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 179 168 190
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
Average salary £24,000 £38,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.66% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £38,500 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +11.11%
Benchmarking
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3461 3006 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 79.86% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2567 3100
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Manchester

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Data Management
4 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) Brocade
4 6 (30.00%) Symantec
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) EMC
4 6 (30.00%) NetApp
4 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (30.00%) SLA
4 6 (30.00%) Middleware
5 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 5 (25.00%) Statistics
5 5 (25.00%) Lotus
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Economics
7 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.00%) Physics
7 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (15.00%) WebTrends
7 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) ClickTale
7 3 (15.00%) Google

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) WebTrends
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (30.00%) Storage Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Web Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Web Analytics Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Server Support
5 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Statistics
2 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Physics
2 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (15.00%) Economics
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Data Management
2 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Multivariate Testing
3 3 (15.00%) SEO
3 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Process Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Symantec
2 6 (30.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) EMC
2 6 (30.00%) NetApp
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Brocade
3 5 (25.00%) Lotus
4 3 (15.00%) ClickTale
4 3 (15.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft