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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 202 181 170
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 45 65 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.91% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 2.68% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 69
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £63,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
2392 2424 2401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.74% 33.81% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1876 1850 1943
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +7 22 £31,000 -17.33% 7
Cheshire +3 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Lancashire +1 6 £42,000 -23.63%
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 50 (41.67%) Windows
2 41 (34.17%) SQL
3 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.50%) Degree
4 33 (27.50%) Web Services
5 31 (25.83%) Java
5 31 (25.83%) Oracle
6 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
8 28 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 27 (22.50%) HTML
9 27 (22.50%) VMware
10 25 (20.83%) Scrum
10 25 (20.83%) Finance
10 25 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 24 (20.00%) MCITP
12 23 (19.17%) C#
13 22 (18.33%) Active Directory
14 21 (17.50%) Migration
14 21 (17.50%) .NET
14 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (15.83%) Hibernate
15 19 (15.83%) Spring
15 19 (15.83%) J2EE
16 18 (15.00%) Internet
16 18 (15.00%) Computer Science
17 17 (14.17%) Unit Testing
17 17 (14.17%) REST
17 17 (14.17%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) Lync
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.33%) Apache
3 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Office
2 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
1 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.00%) Internet
2 10 (8.33%) LAN
2 10 (8.33%) WAN
3 8 (6.67%) HTTP
4 6 (5.00%) DNS
5 5 (4.17%) VPN
6 4 (3.33%) Intranet
6 4 (3.33%) DHCP
6 4 (3.33%) FTP
7 2 (1.67%) SMS
7 2 (1.67%) SNMP
7 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.67%) Telnet
7 2 (1.67%) Firewall
7 2 (1.67%) Network Security
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) Extranet
8 1 (0.83%) SAN
8 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
4 11 (9.17%) MySQL
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.83%) JasperReports
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) JUnit
2 14 (11.67%) Selenium
3 12 (10.00%) MSI
4 10 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.50%) TestNG
6 7 (5.83%) MyEclipse
6 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.00%) Subversion
8 5 (4.17%) NUnit
8 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.17%) Moq
8 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.50%) JIRA
9 3 (2.50%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Publishing
3 11 (9.17%) Banking
4 7 (5.83%) Retail
5 5 (4.17%) Back Office
5 5 (4.17%) Electronics
6 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Developer
2 19 (15.83%) Java Developer
3 9 (7.50%) Architect
4 8 (6.67%) Delphi Developer
4 8 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Consultant
5 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Technician
6 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (5.00%) IT Technician
7 5 (4.17%) Junior IT Technician
7 5 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 5 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.17%) Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Junior
8 4 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.50%) Web Services
2 27 (22.50%) HTML
3 21 (17.50%) .NET
4 19 (15.83%) J2EE
4 19 (15.83%) Hibernate
4 19 (15.83%) Spring
5 17 (14.17%) REST
6 16 (13.33%) XML
7 14 (11.67%) SOAP
8 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.50%) CSS
9 9 (7.50%) jQuery
9 9 (7.50%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.67%) DirectX
10 8 (6.67%) DCOM
10 8 (6.67%) MFC
11 6 (5.00%) OpenGL
11 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.17%) Ninject
12 5 (4.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.33%) Clustering
5 8 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.00%) Interactive TV
7 5 (4.17%) IVR
7 5 (4.17%) Thin Client
7 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.17%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.67%) Proteomics
10 1 (0.83%) Replication
10 1 (0.83%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.67%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.00%) Android
6 5 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.50%) UNIX
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.83%) Scrum
3 21 (17.50%) Migration
4 17 (14.17%) Unit Testing
5 15 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 13 (10.83%) OOD
7 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.00%) Application Discovery
8 11 (9.17%) OO
9 8 (6.67%) Change Management
9 8 (6.67%) MVC
9 8 (6.67%) 3D Programming
9 8 (6.67%) BDD
10 7 (5.83%) SDLC
10 7 (5.83%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.83%) Project Management
10 7 (5.83%) Service Management
11 6 (5.00%) ITIL
11 6 (5.00%) TDD
12 5 (4.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.17%) SQL
2 31 (25.83%) Java
3 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.17%) C#
5 12 (10.00%) C++
6 8 (6.67%) Delphi
6 8 (6.67%) VC++
7 5 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.50%) Python
9 3 (2.50%) XPath
10 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.67%) PHP
10 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VBScript
11 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (27.50%) Degree
2 25 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (20.00%) MCITP
4 14 (11.67%) MCP
5 12 (10.00%) MCSE
6 10 (8.33%) CCA
6 10 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (8.33%) CCEE
7 5 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.67%) ISEB
9 1 (0.83%) HND
9 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (8.33%) XenApp
4 10 (8.33%) XenServer
4 10 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) SCCM
2 5 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.67%) WSUS
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Oracle
2 27 (22.50%) VMware
3 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.17%) Cisco
5 13 (10.83%) Citrix
6 12 (10.00%) AppSense
6 12 (10.00%) EMC
7 9 (7.50%) HP
8 5 (4.17%) NetApp
8 5 (4.17%) Veeam
8 5 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (2.50%) Adobe
10 2 (1.67%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.83%) Altova
11 1 (0.83%) Nokia
11 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.83%) Symantec
11 1 (0.83%) Dell
11 1 (0.83%) Avaya
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