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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 180 178 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 1 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.028% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £24,906 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.84% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £54,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.05% +54.28%
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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (69.23%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Financial Institution
3 6 (46.15%) Middleware
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
3 6 (46.15%) SLA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) Data Management
3 6 (46.15%) Brocade
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
4 5 (38.46%) Lotus
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) ISO 14001
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) PMP
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (38.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Data Management
2 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 14001
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) Symantec
2 6 (46.15%) Brocade
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) EMC
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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