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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 230 178 182
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +4
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 33 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.96% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 2.97% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 60 67
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,450 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2409 2187 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.01% 32.22% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1960 1784 1962
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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
(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 -22 26 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cheshire -24 6 £38,250 -15.00% 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 51 (50.50%) SQL Server
2 48 (47.52%) C#
3 42 (41.58%) .NET
4 39 (38.61%) SQL
5 35 (34.65%) XML
6 34 (33.66%) Web Services
7 28 (27.72%) Degree
8 25 (24.75%) HTML
9 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
9 24 (23.76%) SOA
10 23 (22.77%) VB.NET
11 22 (21.78%) MVC
12 21 (20.79%) C++
12 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
12 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
13 20 (19.80%) HP
13 20 (19.80%) SAN
13 20 (19.80%) ITIL
13 20 (19.80%) Capacity Planning
13 20 (19.80%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (18.81%) vCloud
14 19 (18.81%) VMFS
14 19 (18.81%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (18.81%) PowerShell
14 19 (18.81%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (18.81%) NetApp
14 19 (18.81%) EMC
14 19 (18.81%) XSLT
14 19 (18.81%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (14.85%) IIS
2 11 (10.89%) Node.js
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Spatial
3 5 (4.95%) Apache
4 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.81%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (8.91%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (8.91%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) SAN
2 6 (5.94%) DMZ
2 6 (5.94%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) Intranet
3 3 (2.97%) LAN
3 3 (2.97%) WAN
4 2 (1.98%) HTTP
5 1 (0.99%) Extranet
5 1 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (50.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (9.90%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.91%) CorVu
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.99%) MySQL
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) ClearCase
2 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.98%) FireMonkey
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (13.86%) Retail
2 13 (12.87%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Billing
4 2 (1.98%) Finance
4 2 (1.98%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Technical Specialist
3 16 (15.84%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.84%) Programmer
4 13 (12.87%) Consultant
5 12 (11.88%) Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) VMware Consultant
6 11 (10.89%) Analyst Programmer
7 10 (9.90%) Software Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.91%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (6.93%) VMware Specialist
10 5 (4.95%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.96%) .NET Programmer
11 4 (3.96%) Software Programmer
12 3 (2.97%) Linux Support Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) C Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) Linux Support
12 3 (2.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (41.58%) .NET
2 35 (34.65%) XML
3 34 (33.66%) Web Services
4 25 (24.75%) HTML
5 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
6 19 (18.81%) XSLT
7 18 (17.82%) Middleware
7 18 (17.82%) CSS
8 15 (14.85%) HTML5
9 12 (11.88%) WPF
9 12 (11.88%) LINQ
10 11 (10.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.91%) Underscore.js
12 9 (8.91%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.93%) .NET Framework
14 6 (5.94%) Ajax
15 4 (3.96%) WCF
15 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (2.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) e-Health
2 16 (15.84%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.91%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.95%) GIS
5 2 (1.98%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) LIMS
6 1 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) UNIX
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) SOA
2 22 (21.78%) MVC
3 20 (19.80%) ITIL
3 20 (19.80%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (19.80%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (17.82%) Capacity Management
4 18 (17.82%) Change Management
5 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
5 14 (13.86%) Incident Management
6 13 (12.87%) TDD
7 12 (11.88%) Web Development
8 11 (10.89%) Project Management
9 8 (7.92%) OO
10 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.95%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.95%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (3.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) C#
2 39 (38.61%) SQL
3 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 23 (22.77%) VB.NET
5 21 (20.79%) C++
6 19 (18.81%) PowerShell
7 17 (16.83%) T-SQL
8 14 (13.86%) C
9 10 (9.90%) Java
9 10 (9.90%) VB
10 5 (4.95%) PHP
10 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.96%) XPath
12 2 (1.98%) Pascal
12 2 (1.98%) Delphi
13 1 (0.99%) VBA
13 1 (0.99%) VC++
13 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (27.72%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.97%) MCTS
3 3 (2.97%) MCPD
3 3 (2.97%) MCP
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.82%) SLA
2 16 (15.84%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) VMware ESX
1 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (18.81%) VMFS
1 19 (18.81%) VMware ESXi
1 19 (18.81%) vCloud
2 18 (17.82%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.80%) HP
3 19 (18.81%) EMC
3 19 (18.81%) NetApp
3 19 (18.81%) VMware
4 18 (17.82%) CA
5 9 (8.91%) Twilio
6 7 (6.93%) Oracle
7 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
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