The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within CA Technologies.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 235 241 248
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing CA 19 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.075% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £58,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.10% +65.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £46,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
CA
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3293 3034 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.96% 45.29% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2631 2549 3065
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CA Salary Trend in the North West

CA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CA across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

CA Salary Histogram in the North West

CA
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 CA within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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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
Manchester -6 10 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Merseyside - 8 £57,500 -
Cheshire -13 1 £41,500 -33.60%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CA 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 CA.

1 29 (64.44%) VMware
2 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (60.00%) HP
4 26 (57.78%) EMC
4 26 (57.78%) SAN
5 25 (55.56%) NetApp
6 21 (46.67%) VMware ESX
7 20 (44.44%) SLA
7 20 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (42.22%) Change Management
9 18 (40.00%) e-Health
9 18 (40.00%) Client/Server
9 18 (40.00%) VMFS
9 18 (40.00%) vCloud
9 18 (40.00%) Capacity Management
9 18 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 18 (40.00%) VMware Server
9 18 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (35.56%) Windows
11 13 (28.89%) Symantec
12 12 (26.67%) IBM
12 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
13 11 (24.44%) Linux
14 10 (22.22%) DMZ
15 9 (20.00%) Oracle
15 9 (20.00%) DB2
16 8 (17.78%) Solaris

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CA 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 CA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
1 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) CICS
3 2 (4.44%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) CA Clarity
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) SAN
2 10 (22.22%) DMZ
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.44%) DSL
7 2 (4.44%) LAN
8 1 (2.22%) RIP
8 1 (2.22%) SSL
8 1 (2.22%) IPsec
8 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.22%) OSPF
8 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.22%) L2TP
8 1 (2.22%) TACACS
8 1 (2.22%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) DB2
2 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) IMS/DB
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) InstallShield
1 2 (4.44%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (15.56%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) ATL
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) e-Health
1 18 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.56%) FlexPod
3 4 (8.89%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (2.22%) SecurID
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Solaris
4 7 (15.56%) zOS
4 7 (15.56%) OS/400
4 7 (15.56%) AIX
4 7 (15.56%) HPUX
4 7 (15.56%) SUSE
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) UNIX
8 2 (4.44%) Android
8 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Change Management
2 18 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 18 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.56%) Coaching
4 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) ERP
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) PL/1
2 2 (4.44%) JCL
2 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.44%) MCITP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MBA
4 1 (2.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (46.67%) VMware ESX
3 20 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (40.00%) VMFS
4 18 (40.00%) vCloud
4 18 (40.00%) VMware Server
5 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
5 7 (15.56%) KVM
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.44%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.44%) CA Endevor
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) VMware
2 27 (60.00%) HP
3 26 (57.78%) EMC
4 25 (55.56%) NetApp
5 13 (28.89%) Symantec
6 12 (26.67%) IBM
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
8 8 (17.78%) BMC
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco
9 7 (15.56%) Juniper
9 7 (15.56%) Brocade
10 4 (8.89%) Citrix
11 3 (6.67%) SAP
11 3 (6.67%) Websense
11 3 (6.67%) Clearswift
11 3 (6.67%) Kaspersky
12 2 (4.44%) Riverbed