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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 169 213 179
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -34
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 71 42 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.59% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 1.73% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 63
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
2286 2425 2421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.27% 34.16% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1884 1987
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +32 54 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Cheshire +14 8 £44,000 -20.00% 2
Merseyside +16 5 - -
Lancashire +8 4 £33,000 - 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (46.02%) Windows
2 45 (39.82%) SQL
3 39 (34.51%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.97%) SQL Server
4 35 (30.97%) Degree
5 34 (30.09%) .NET
5 34 (30.09%) C#
6 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
8 25 (22.12%) Web Services
9 24 (21.24%) ASP.NET
9 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (20.35%) OO
10 23 (20.35%) MVC
11 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (17.70%) VMware
12 20 (17.70%) Software Engineering
12 20 (17.70%) MCP
12 20 (17.70%) Java
13 19 (16.81%) HTML
13 19 (16.81%) Active Directory
13 19 (16.81%) Finance
14 18 (15.93%) MCITP
14 18 (15.93%) N-Tier
15 16 (14.16%) Oracle
15 16 (14.16%) Visual Studio
15 16 (14.16%) Computer Science
16 15 (13.27%) Migration
16 15 (13.27%) Scrum
16 15 (13.27%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (7.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.54%) Lync
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.54%) Apache
3 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) JBoss
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Office
2 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Internet
2 9 (7.96%) HTTP
3 5 (4.42%) LAN
3 5 (4.42%) WAN
4 4 (3.54%) DHCP
4 4 (3.54%) FTP
4 4 (3.54%) SMS
4 4 (3.54%) VPN
4 4 (3.54%) DNS
5 3 (2.65%) Intranet
5 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.65%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.77%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.42%) JasperReports
3 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.65%) MySQL
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.85%) MSI
3 7 (6.19%) JUnit
3 7 (6.19%) Selenium
3 7 (6.19%) Moq
4 6 (5.31%) TestNG
4 6 (5.31%) Subversion
4 6 (5.31%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.42%) NUnit
5 5 (4.42%) MyEclipse
5 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.65%) JIRA
6 3 (2.65%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Publishing
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
2 8 (7.08%) Retail
3 5 (4.42%) Electronics
4 4 (3.54%) Back Office
4 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Developer
2 16 (14.16%) Software Developer
3 13 (11.50%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) IT Support
7 6 (5.31%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.31%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.42%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Technician
8 5 (4.42%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Junior IT Technician
9 4 (3.54%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.09%) .NET
2 25 (22.12%) Web Services
3 24 (21.24%) ASP.NET
4 19 (16.81%) HTML
5 15 (13.27%) XML
6 14 (12.39%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.50%) jQuery
8 11 (9.73%) Spring
8 11 (9.73%) J2EE
9 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
9 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.85%) REST
10 9 (7.96%) SOAP
11 8 (7.08%) CSS
12 7 (6.19%) MFC
12 7 (6.19%) DirectX
12 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (5.31%) WPF
14 5 (4.42%) Java EE
14 5 (4.42%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.93%) N-Tier
3 16 (14.16%) Computer Science
4 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.19%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.19%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.42%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.42%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.42%) IVR
6 5 (4.42%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.54%) Clustering
7 4 (3.54%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.77%) Proteomics
8 2 (1.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (46.02%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.54%) Linux
4 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.65%) UNIX
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) OO
2 23 (20.35%) MVC
3 20 (17.70%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.27%) Migration
4 15 (13.27%) Scrum
5 14 (12.39%) OOD
5 14 (12.39%) Multithreading
6 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.96%) TDD
7 9 (7.96%) BDD
8 7 (6.19%) 3D Programming
9 6 (5.31%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.31%) UML
10 5 (4.42%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Refactoring
10 5 (4.42%) Wealth Management
10 5 (4.42%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (4.42%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (4.42%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.82%) SQL
2 34 (30.09%) C#
3 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.70%) Java
5 13 (11.50%) C++
6 7 (6.19%) VC++
7 5 (4.42%) XPath
7 5 (4.42%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.65%) Python
10 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) VBScript
11 1 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.88%) Delphi
11 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (30.97%) Degree
2 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (17.70%) MCP
4 18 (15.93%) MCITP
5 11 (9.73%) MCSE
6 4 (3.54%) CCA
6 4 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.54%) CCEE
7 3 (2.65%) MCPD
7 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.65%) HNC
7 3 (2.65%) HND
7 3 (2.65%) MCSA
7 3 (2.65%) CCNA
7 3 (2.65%) GCIH
7 3 (2.65%) MCTS
7 3 (2.65%) GNVQ
7 3 (2.65%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.54%) XenApp
4 4 (3.54%) XenServer
4 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.65%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.70%) VMware
3 16 (14.16%) Oracle
4 15 (13.27%) Cisco
5 11 (9.73%) Citrix
6 10 (8.85%) AppSense
7 8 (7.08%) HP
7 8 (7.08%) EMC
8 3 (2.65%) Dell
8 3 (2.65%) Splunk
8 3 (2.65%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) Progress
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
10 1 (0.88%) Apple
10 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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