The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 258 243 262
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.66%
Chip and PIN
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2421 2129 2335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.79% 31.35% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1760 1981
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Chip and PIN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Chip and PIN Salary Trend in the North West

Chip and PIN
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 Chip and PIN within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(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
Manchester -7 2 £50,000 -
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 3 (100.00%) EPoS
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft