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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 171 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 67 53 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.78% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 2.30% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 66
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 £25,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,250 £38,750
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
2196 2305 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.04% 34.12% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1795 1995
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,280 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +27 40 £30,750 -18.00% 2
Lancashire +1 13 £42,000 -
Cheshire 0 9 £43,250 -10.82% 4
Merseyside +1 5 - - 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (41.80%) Windows
2 47 (38.52%) SQL
3 41 (33.61%) Microsoft
4 37 (30.33%) Degree
5 35 (28.69%) SQL Server
6 34 (27.87%) C#
7 33 (27.05%) .NET
8 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (22.13%) Web Services
10 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
10 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (19.67%) VMware
13 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET
13 23 (18.85%) OO
14 22 (18.03%) MVC
15 20 (16.39%) MCP
15 20 (16.39%) Java
15 20 (16.39%) Oracle
15 20 (16.39%) MCITP
16 18 (14.75%) Computer Science
16 18 (14.75%) Finance
16 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
16 18 (14.75%) HTML
16 18 (14.75%) N-Tier
16 18 (14.75%) OOD
16 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
17 17 (13.93%) Cisco
17 17 (13.93%) Migration
17 17 (13.93%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.28%) Lync
3 4 (3.28%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Office
2 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Internet
2 10 (8.20%) HTTP
2 10 (8.20%) LAN
2 10 (8.20%) WAN
3 4 (3.28%) DHCP
3 4 (3.28%) FTP
3 4 (3.28%) SMS
3 4 (3.28%) VPN
3 4 (3.28%) DNS
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.46%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (0.82%) Extranet
6 1 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.10%) JasperReports
4 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.28%) MySQL
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.20%) MSI
3 8 (6.56%) Selenium
3 8 (6.56%) JUnit
4 7 (5.74%) Moq
5 6 (4.92%) Subversion
5 6 (4.92%) TestNG
5 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.10%) MyEclipse
6 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.10%) NUnit
7 3 (2.46%) InstallShield
7 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.82%) JIRA
8 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Publishing
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Electronics
4 5 (4.10%) Retail
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 4 (3.28%) Back Office
6 3 (2.46%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Developer
2 16 (13.11%) Software Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) C++ Developer
5 7 (5.74%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Architect
7 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Consultant
7 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Delphi Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Technician
7 5 (4.10%) IT Technician
8 4 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Junior IT Technician
8 4 (3.28%) Build Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.05%) .NET
2 27 (22.13%) Web Services
3 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET
4 18 (14.75%) HTML
5 16 (13.11%) XML
6 13 (10.66%) jQuery
6 13 (10.66%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.02%) REST
8 10 (8.20%) Spring
8 10 (8.20%) DirectX
8 10 (8.20%) J2EE
8 10 (8.20%) MFC
9 9 (7.38%) Hibernate
9 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.56%) SOAP
11 7 (5.74%) CSS
11 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (4.92%) WPF
12 6 (4.92%) OpenGL
13 5 (4.10%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 18 (14.75%) N-Tier
3 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.20%) Algorithms
4 10 (8.20%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.92%) Interactive TV
6 6 (4.92%) Clustering
7 5 (4.10%) Thin Client
7 5 (4.10%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.10%) Fat Client
7 5 (4.10%) IVR
8 2 (1.64%) User Experience
8 2 (1.64%) Proteomics
9 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.80%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.28%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.28%) Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.82%) UNIX
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.85%) OO
3 22 (18.03%) MVC
4 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
4 18 (14.75%) OOD
5 17 (13.93%) Migration
5 17 (13.93%) Scrum
5 17 (13.93%) Multithreading
6 12 (9.84%) Unit Testing
7 10 (8.20%) BDD
7 10 (8.20%) 3D Programming
8 9 (7.38%) ITIL
9 8 (6.56%) Project Management
10 7 (5.74%) Service Management
10 7 (5.74%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.74%) TDD
11 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.92%) UML
12 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.52%) SQL
2 34 (27.87%) C#
3 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.39%) Java
5 14 (11.48%) C++
6 10 (8.20%) VC++
7 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.10%) Delphi
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.46%) Python
9 3 (2.46%) XPath
10 1 (0.82%) VBScript
10 1 (0.82%) VB
10 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (30.33%) Degree
2 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (16.39%) MCP
3 20 (16.39%) MCITP
4 13 (10.66%) MCSE
5 6 (4.92%) CCEE
5 6 (4.92%) CCA
5 6 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.46%) CCNA
6 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.46%) HNC
6 3 (2.46%) HND
6 3 (2.46%) MCSA
6 3 (2.46%) MCPD
6 3 (2.46%) MCTS
6 3 (2.46%) GNVQ
6 3 (2.46%) NVQ Level 3
6 3 (2.46%) GCIH
6 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (4.92%) XenApp
4 6 (4.92%) XenServer
4 6 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) SCCM
2 5 (4.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.67%) VMware
3 20 (16.39%) Oracle
4 17 (13.93%) Cisco
5 13 (10.66%) HP
6 10 (8.20%) AppSense
6 10 (8.20%) EMC
6 10 (8.20%) Citrix
7 5 (4.10%) NetApp
7 5 (4.10%) Veeam
8 3 (2.46%) Dell
8 3 (2.46%) Splunk
8 3 (2.46%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.64%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.82%) Adobe
10 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.82%) Apple
10 1 (0.82%) Avaya
10 1 (0.82%) Progress
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