The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 81 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Internet 218 191 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.90% 2.83% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.43% 20.08% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 203 154 255
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Internet
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1067 951 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.20% 14.11% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 884 765 861
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Internet
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Internet Salary Trend in the North West

Internet
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in the North West

Internet
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 Internet within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 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 0 117 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Cheshire +5 68 £52,500 +40.00% 11
Merseyside +15 19 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Lancashire -15 13 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cumbria - 1 £30,500 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 192 (43.54%) .NET
2 144 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (31.97%) SQL Server
4 138 (31.29%) C#
5 137 (31.07%) ASP.NET
6 125 (28.34%) Windows
7 124 (28.12%) MVC
8 110 (24.94%) TDD
9 103 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 97 (22.00%) JavaScript
11 92 (20.86%) SQL
12 89 (20.18%) Microsoft
13 84 (19.05%) HTML
13 84 (19.05%) Finance
13 84 (19.05%) Web Application Development
14 80 (18.14%) CSS
15 79 (17.91%) WCF
16 74 (16.78%) Firewall
17 71 (16.10%) BDD
18 69 (15.65%) Marketing
19 60 (13.61%) DNS
20 57 (12.93%) MS Excel
21 56 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
22 55 (12.47%) Web Services
23 53 (12.02%) Project Management
23 53 (12.02%) Git (software)
24 52 (11.79%) SaaS
24 52 (11.79%) RESTful
24 52 (11.79%) NoSQL
25 51 (11.56%) .NET Framework

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (10.43%) Node.js
2 36 (8.16%) IIS
3 18 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.63%) Apache
4 16 (3.63%) Drupal
5 12 (2.72%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.49%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.13%) CMS
9 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.91%) Jetty
10 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.91%) JBoss
10 4 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.68%) WordPress
11 3 (0.68%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 57 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.16%) MS Office
3 11 (2.49%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.13%) InDesign
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.79%) SaaS
2 37 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.27%) Office 365
5 6 (1.36%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.91%) PaaS
7 4 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.78%) Firewall
2 60 (13.61%) DNS
3 38 (8.62%) Intranet
4 37 (8.39%) TCP/IP
5 28 (6.35%) SMTP
6 22 (4.99%) VPN
7 19 (4.31%) SAN
8 18 (4.08%) WAN
9 17 (3.85%) NAS
10 16 (3.63%) LAN
11 13 (2.95%) SNMP
12 12 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.72%) SSL
12 12 (2.72%) DHCP
12 12 (2.72%) HTTP
12 12 (2.72%) iSCSI
13 10 (2.27%) Ethernet
13 10 (2.27%) IPsec
14 9 (2.04%) VLAN
15 6 (1.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (6.58%) MySQL
5 14 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.95%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.36%) Informix
9 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.91%) Big Data
10 4 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.91%) BODI
11 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.68%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 53 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.62%) NUnit
3 37 (8.39%) MSTest
4 28 (6.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 25 (5.67%) Moq
6 23 (5.22%) Selenium
7 14 (3.17%) JMeter
8 12 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.27%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.81%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.81%) JUnit
11 7 (1.59%) Maven
12 6 (1.36%) JIRA
12 6 (1.36%) Mockito
12 6 (1.36%) Introscope
12 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.91%) Xcode
15 3 (0.68%) Subversion
15 3 (0.68%) Flash Builder
General
1 84 (19.05%) Finance
2 69 (15.65%) Marketing
3 26 (5.90%) Games
4 22 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.17%) Billing
6 5 (1.13%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.13%) Legal
7 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.68%) Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Retail
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 195 (44.22%) Developer
2 113 (25.62%) .NET Developer
3 39 (8.84%) Architect
4 29 (6.58%) Designer
5 28 (6.35%) Junior
5 28 (6.35%) Junior Developer
6 27 (6.12%) Graduate
7 25 (5.67%) Junior .NET Developer
7 25 (5.67%) Graduate Developer
7 25 (5.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 24 (5.44%) Web Developer
9 22 (4.99%) Analyst
9 22 (4.99%) Product Manager
10 21 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.54%) Infrastructure Designer
12 18 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (3.85%) Java Developer
13 17 (3.85%) Team Leader
13 17 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (43.54%) .NET
2 137 (31.07%) ASP.NET
3 103 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 84 (19.05%) HTML
5 80 (18.14%) CSS
6 79 (17.91%) WCF
7 56 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 55 (12.47%) Web Services
9 52 (11.79%) RESTful
10 51 (11.56%) .NET Framework
11 45 (10.20%) XML
11 45 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 38 (8.62%) jQuery
13 31 (7.03%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (6.80%) LINQ
15 29 (6.58%) WPF
16 25 (5.67%) WinForms
16 25 (5.67%) Ninject
16 25 (5.67%) Spring.NET
16 25 (5.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.67%) Inversion of Control
4 22 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.76%) Mainframe
6 19 (4.31%) Tandem
6 19 (4.31%) IBM Mainframe
7 16 (3.63%) W3C
8 14 (3.17%) Open Source
9 13 (2.95%) NHS
9 13 (2.95%) Informatics
10 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.36%) Clustering
11 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.36%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.13%) VLE
13 4 (0.91%) IVR
13 4 (0.91%) Photography
13 4 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 125 (28.34%) Windows
2 46 (10.43%) Linux
3 30 (6.80%) UNIX
4 28 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.72%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.59%) Android
9 7 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.91%) AIX
11 4 (0.91%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.45%) CentOS
12 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (28.12%) MVC
3 110 (24.94%) TDD
4 84 (19.05%) Web Application Development
5 71 (16.10%) BDD
6 53 (12.02%) Project Management
7 41 (9.30%) OO
8 40 (9.07%) Coaching
9 38 (8.62%) Scrum
10 37 (8.39%) Time Management
11 31 (7.03%) Kanban
11 31 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.80%) E-Commerce
13 27 (6.12%) Product Management
14 25 (5.67%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (5.67%) MVVM
15 24 (5.44%) UML
16 23 (5.22%) Software Engineering
16 23 (5.22%) Line Management
16 23 (5.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 138 (31.29%) C#
2 97 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 92 (20.86%) SQL
4 47 (10.66%) Ruby
5 44 (9.98%) VB.NET
6 43 (9.75%) Java
7 35 (7.94%) VB
8 33 (7.48%) PHP
9 10 (2.27%) Perl
10 9 (2.04%) Python
11 8 (1.81%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.59%) PHP5
12 7 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.36%) C
14 4 (0.91%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.45%) C++
15 2 (0.45%) COBOL
15 2 (0.45%) XPath
16 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (3.40%) Degree
2 8 (1.81%) CCNP
3 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.36%) CISSP
5 5 (1.13%) CEH
5 5 (1.13%) CCNA
5 5 (1.13%) HNC
5 5 (1.13%) HND
5 5 (1.13%) EnCE
6 4 (0.91%) MCSE
6 4 (0.91%) MCP
6 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.68%) CCDP
7 3 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.45%) MCSA
8 2 (0.45%) MCSD
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.49%) QA
2 9 (2.04%) SLA
3 5 (1.13%) COBIT
3 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.68%) WCAG
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 31 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.22%) vSphere
4 16 (3.63%) vCloud
4 16 (3.63%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.45%) XenApp
8 2 (0.45%) XenServer
9 1 (0.23%) Nmap
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 15 (3.40%) SCCM
2 10 (2.27%) SCOM
2 10 (2.27%) Puppet
3 8 (1.81%) OpenNMS
4 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.68%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 89 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.84%) VMware
3 29 (6.58%) IBM
4 28 (6.35%) Cisco
5 21 (4.76%) Oracle
6 16 (3.63%) Zend
7 11 (2.49%) HP
7 11 (2.49%) Dell
8 9 (2.04%) Veeam
9 8 (1.81%) Adobe
9 8 (1.81%) Citrix
9 8 (1.81%) Symantec
9 8 (1.81%) Acronis
10 7 (1.59%) Juniper
11 6 (1.36%) Compuware
11 6 (1.36%) Perforce
11 6 (1.36%) Apple
12 5 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.13%) Google
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