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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 84 94 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Permanent jobs citing Internet 211 170 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.84% 2.48% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.50% 16.83% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 196 156 243
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,125 £21,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1082 1010 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.74% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 899 857 886
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +24 118 £40,500 +8.00% 14
Cheshire +16 61 £54,000 +35.00% 7
Merseyside +15 20 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Lancashire -33 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cumbria - 3 £30,500 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 164 (39.42%) .NET
2 132 (31.73%) C#
3 129 (31.01%) SQL Server
4 126 (30.29%) ASP.NET
5 110 (26.44%) MVC
6 108 (25.96%) TDD
7 97 (23.32%) HTML
7 97 (23.32%) JavaScript
7 97 (23.32%) Windows
8 94 (22.60%) CSS
9 90 (21.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 86 (20.67%) SQL
11 80 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 74 (17.79%) Web Application Development
13 71 (17.07%) Marketing
13 71 (17.07%) WCF
14 70 (16.83%) Finance
15 60 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (14.18%) Firewall
16 59 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 59 (14.18%) BDD
17 56 (13.46%) Project Management
18 55 (13.22%) .NET Framework
19 54 (12.98%) Web Services
19 54 (12.98%) XML
20 49 (11.78%) DNS
21 48 (11.54%) VB.NET
21 48 (11.54%) Scrum
22 45 (10.82%) MS Excel
22 45 (10.82%) Ruby

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (8.89%) IIS
2 35 (8.41%) Node.js
3 24 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.37%) Apache
5 13 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.64%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.68%) Drupal
9 6 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.96%) Jetty
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.72%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.73%) MS Office
3 19 (4.57%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.20%) InDesign
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.41%) SaaS
2 30 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.16%) Office 365
5 8 (1.92%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.96%) PaaS
8 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.18%) Firewall
2 49 (11.78%) DNS
3 40 (9.62%) Intranet
4 26 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.81%) SMTP
6 18 (4.33%) SAN
7 17 (4.09%) VPN
7 17 (4.09%) WAN
8 16 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (3.61%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.88%) HTTP
10 12 (2.88%) NAS
11 11 (2.64%) SSL
11 11 (2.64%) MPLS
12 10 (2.40%) SNMP
13 9 (2.16%) DHCP
13 9 (2.16%) LAN
13 9 (2.16%) Wireless
13 9 (2.16%) IPsec
14 6 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (31.01%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.49%) MySQL
5 17 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.44%) Informix
11 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.96%) Big Data
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.72%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.38%) NUnit
3 38 (9.13%) MSTest
4 29 (6.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (6.25%) Moq
6 23 (5.53%) Selenium
7 14 (3.37%) JMeter
8 10 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.40%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.68%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.68%) JUnit
9 7 (1.68%) Maven
10 6 (1.44%) JIRA
10 6 (1.44%) Introscope
10 6 (1.44%) Mockito
10 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.96%) Xcode
12 3 (0.72%) Subversion
13 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 71 (17.07%) Marketing
2 70 (16.83%) Finance
3 26 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.05%) Games
5 13 (3.13%) Billing
6 10 (2.40%) Advertising
7 6 (1.44%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.44%) Legal
8 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 2 (0.48%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 181 (43.51%) Developer
2 100 (24.04%) .NET Developer
3 28 (6.73%) Graduate
4 26 (6.25%) Junior
4 26 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 26 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
4 26 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 26 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 25 (6.01%) Web Developer
6 22 (5.29%) Analyst
7 20 (4.81%) Product Manager
8 19 (4.57%) Team Leader
8 19 (4.57%) Architect
9 18 (4.33%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.33%) .NET Team Leader
9 18 (4.33%) IT Support
10 17 (4.09%) Java Developer
10 17 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (39.42%) .NET
2 126 (30.29%) ASP.NET
3 97 (23.32%) HTML
4 94 (22.60%) CSS
5 90 (21.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (17.07%) WCF
7 59 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 55 (13.22%) .NET Framework
9 54 (12.98%) Web Services
9 54 (12.98%) XML
10 45 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 41 (9.86%) RESTful
12 33 (7.93%) LINQ
13 32 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
13 32 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (7.21%) WPF
15 28 (6.73%) jQuery
16 26 (6.25%) WinForms
16 26 (6.25%) Ninject
16 26 (6.25%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (4.81%) W3C
4 16 (3.85%) Open Source
5 14 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.92%) Clustering
8 8 (1.92%) NHS
8 8 (1.92%) Streaming Media
8 8 (1.92%) Informatics
9 7 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.44%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.44%) iPhone
10 6 (1.44%) Social Media
11 5 (1.20%) iPad
11 5 (1.20%) VLE
11 5 (1.20%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 97 (23.32%) Windows
2 38 (9.13%) Linux
3 25 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.37%) Android
7 13 (3.13%) UNIX
8 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.96%) AIX
13 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.48%) Debian
14 2 (0.48%) CentOS
14 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.44%) MVC
2 108 (25.96%) TDD
3 74 (17.79%) Web Application Development
4 60 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (14.18%) BDD
6 56 (13.46%) Project Management
7 48 (11.54%) Scrum
8 41 (9.86%) OO
9 34 (8.17%) Kanban
10 32 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.21%) Time Management
12 29 (6.97%) UML
13 27 (6.49%) Software Engineering
14 26 (6.25%) MVVM
14 26 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
15 24 (5.77%) Product Management
16 22 (5.29%) Pair Programming
17 21 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
18 20 (4.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 132 (31.73%) C#
2 97 (23.32%) JavaScript
3 86 (20.67%) SQL
4 48 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 45 (10.82%) Ruby
6 44 (10.58%) Java
7 33 (7.93%) VB
8 25 (6.01%) PHP
9 13 (3.13%) C
10 12 (2.88%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.16%) Perl
12 9 (2.16%) C++
13 7 (1.68%) PHP5
14 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.20%) Python
16 2 (0.48%) XPath
16 2 (0.48%) COBOL
17 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (4.81%) Degree
2 13 (3.13%) HNC
2 13 (3.13%) HND
3 12 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.68%) CCNP
5 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.44%) CISSP
6 5 (1.20%) EnCE
6 5 (1.20%) CEH
7 4 (0.96%) CCIE
7 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.96%) CCIP
7 4 (0.96%) CCNA
8 3 (0.72%) MCSE
8 3 (0.72%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) MCSD
9 2 (0.48%) CCDP
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.37%) QA
2 11 (2.64%) SLA
3 9 (2.16%) WCAG
4 6 (1.44%) COBIT
5 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 33 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.05%) vSphere
4 14 (3.37%) vCloud
5 12 (2.88%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.68%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.72%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.48%) XenApp
9 2 (0.48%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.24%) Nmap
10 1 (0.24%) Xen
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.57%) SCCM
2 12 (2.88%) Puppet
3 9 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.44%) SCOM
5 6 (1.44%) OpenNMS
6 4 (0.96%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.96%) OpenView
6 4 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.24%) Nessus
8 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.13%) VMware
3 28 (6.73%) Cisco
4 18 (4.33%) HP
5 17 (4.09%) Oracle
6 14 (3.37%) Zend
7 9 (2.16%) IBM
7 9 (2.16%) Dell
8 8 (1.92%) Citrix
9 7 (1.68%) Acronis
10 6 (1.44%) Juniper
10 6 (1.44%) Compuware
10 6 (1.44%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.44%) Veeam
10 6 (1.44%) Perforce
10 6 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.20%) Symantec
11 5 (1.20%) Nokia
11 5 (1.20%) Google
11 5 (1.20%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package and training available
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago