The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apteco FastStats
Rank - - 250
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
FastStats
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
611 584 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.39% 8.89% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 434 458 535
Median salary £47,000 £44,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.02% -5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing FastStats as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FastStats
Salary Trend in the North West

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

FastStats Salary Trend in the North West

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing FastStats also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for FastStats.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Foundry
2 2 (66.67%) Zoho
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) QNAP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CHAID
2 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Foundry
2 2 (66.67%) QNAP
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Zoho
3 1 (33.33%) Minitab