The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 232 229 240
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 3 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.047% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 5
Average salary £19,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £21,150 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £23,724 £39,100 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +50.68%
Benchmarking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5363 5763 5820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.84% 82.20% 79.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4284 4638 4815
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 the North West

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - 2 £18,500 -
Manchester +5 1 £24,906 -28.84% 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (65.22%) IBM
1 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) Data Management
3 13 (56.52%) Brocade
3 13 (56.52%) Data Protection
3 13 (56.52%) Middleware
3 13 (56.52%) Symantec
3 13 (56.52%) Financial Institution
3 13 (56.52%) NetApp
3 13 (56.52%) HP
3 13 (56.52%) EMC
3 13 (56.52%) SLA
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
5 4 (17.39%) Lotus
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.35%) Process Management
7 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) PMP
7 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Storage Specialist
2 6 (26.09%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 13 (56.52%) Data Management
2 13 (56.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) IBM
2 13 (56.52%) Brocade
2 13 (56.52%) Symantec
2 13 (56.52%) NetApp
2 13 (56.52%) HP
2 13 (56.52%) EMC
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 7 days ago