The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 180 207 189
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 64 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.66% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.84% 1.95% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 56
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Client/Server
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
2251 2363 2399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.07% 34.15% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1818 1967
Average salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Client/Server Salary Trend in the North West

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Client/Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Client/Server Salary Histogram in the North West

Client/Server
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 Client/Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester +17 44 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cheshire +17 15 £42,500 - 2
Lancashire +10 3 £20,000 -
Merseyside +7 2 - - 3
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server.

1 43 (45.74%) Windows
2 35 (37.23%) SQL
3 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 30 (31.91%) C#
5 27 (28.72%) .NET
6 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
7 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
9 20 (21.28%) MCP
9 20 (21.28%) MVC
9 20 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (20.21%) Finance
10 19 (20.21%) Web Services
10 19 (20.21%) OO
10 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.09%) MCITP
11 17 (18.09%) Degree
11 17 (18.09%) Java
12 16 (17.02%) HTML
12 16 (17.02%) N-Tier
13 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
13 15 (15.96%) VMware
13 15 (15.96%) Cisco
13 15 (15.96%) Visual Studio
13 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
14 14 (14.89%) SCCM
14 14 (14.89%) Oracle
14 14 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (14.89%) Migration

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.32%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) Apache
2 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.26%) Lync
3 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Office
2 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SMS
1 4 (4.26%) HTTP
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.19%) tcpdump
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.13%) Intranet
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) Extranet
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.32%) JasperReports
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.64%) MSI
3 7 (7.45%) Selenium
3 7 (7.45%) JUnit
4 6 (6.38%) TestNG
4 6 (6.38%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.32%) MyEclipse
6 4 (4.26%) Moq
7 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.19%) JIRA
7 3 (3.19%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.13%) NUnit
8 2 (2.13%) Subversion
8 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.06%) InstallShield
9 1 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Retail
3 10 (10.64%) Banking
4 7 (7.45%) Publishing
5 4 (4.26%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 16 (17.02%) Software Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Technician
8 5 (5.32%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Citrix Architect
10 3 (3.19%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) .NET
2 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.21%) Web Services
4 16 (17.02%) HTML
5 12 (12.77%) XML
6 11 (11.70%) J2EE
6 11 (11.70%) Spring
6 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
8 9 (9.57%) jQuery
8 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (9.57%) SOAP
8 9 (9.57%) REST
9 7 (7.45%) CSS
9 7 (7.45%) XSLT
10 5 (5.32%) Java EE
10 5 (5.32%) Ajax
11 4 (4.26%) WPF
11 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.02%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) IVR
5 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.19%) UNIX
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) MVC
2 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) OO
3 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.89%) Migration
5 11 (11.70%) OOD
6 10 (10.64%) Scrum
7 9 (9.57%) TDD
7 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.45%) SOA
9 7 (7.45%) BDD
10 6 (6.38%) Web Application Development
10 6 (6.38%) ITIL
11 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Wealth Management
11 5 (5.32%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.32%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (4.26%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.23%) SQL
2 30 (31.91%) C#
3 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.09%) Java
5 9 (9.57%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) C
6 4 (4.26%) XPath
6 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.19%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.13%) VC++
8 2 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.28%) MCP
3 17 (18.09%) Degree
3 17 (18.09%) MCITP
4 10 (10.64%) MCSE
5 3 (3.19%) MCSA
5 3 (3.19%) CCNA
5 3 (3.19%) CCA
5 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.19%) HNC
5 3 (3.19%) HND
5 3 (3.19%) GCIH
5 3 (3.19%) MCTS
5 3 (3.19%) MCPD
5 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) CCEE
5 3 (3.19%) GNVQ
5 3 (3.19%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) XenServer
4 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) WSUS
3 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) Cisco
2 15 (15.96%) VMware
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle
4 10 (10.64%) AppSense
4 10 (10.64%) Citrix
5 8 (8.51%) HP
5 8 (8.51%) EMC
6 3 (3.19%) Dell
6 3 (3.19%) Splunk
6 3 (3.19%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) Progress
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe
8 1 (1.06%) Avaya
8 1 (1.06%) Apple
8 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
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