The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 70 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Internet 230 199 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.21% 2.75% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.12% 18.88% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 207 173 241
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1040 1054 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.53% 14.56% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 882 882 935
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Internet
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +28 130 £39,500 +5.33% 18
Cheshire +19 71 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Merseyside -5 21 £36,250 -19.44% 3
Lancashire -26 5 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Cumbria - 2 £30,500 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 145 (33.33%) .NET
2 126 (28.97%) C#
3 119 (27.36%) ASP.NET
4 114 (26.21%) SQL Server
5 107 (24.60%) MVC
6 101 (23.22%) HTML
7 100 (22.99%) Windows
8 98 (22.53%) TDD
9 93 (21.38%) CSS
10 88 (20.23%) JavaScript
11 84 (19.31%) SQL
12 83 (19.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (18.16%) Microsoft
14 72 (16.55%) Finance
15 71 (16.32%) Firewall
16 68 (15.63%) Web Application Development
17 67 (15.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 67 (15.40%) Marketing
18 63 (14.48%) WCF
19 58 (13.33%) Project Management
19 58 (13.33%) Web Services
20 57 (13.10%) XML
20 57 (13.10%) DNS
21 55 (12.64%) .NET Framework
21 55 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
22 54 (12.41%) BDD
23 51 (11.72%) SQL Server 2012
23 51 (11.72%) VB.NET
24 48 (11.03%) Scrum
25 47 (10.80%) Computer Science

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (8.28%) IIS
2 28 (6.44%) Node.js
3 24 (5.52%) WebSphere
3 24 (5.52%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.22%) Apache
5 12 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.92%) Drupal
10 4 (0.92%) Jetty
10 4 (0.92%) CMS
11 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.44%) MS Office
3 22 (5.06%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.15%) InDesign
5 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.67%) SaaS
2 24 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.07%) Office 365
5 6 (1.38%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.46%) PaaS
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.32%) Firewall
2 57 (13.10%) DNS
3 40 (9.20%) WAN
3 40 (9.20%) Intranet
4 37 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 28 (6.44%) HTTP
6 26 (5.98%) SMTP
7 25 (5.75%) LAN
8 24 (5.52%) OSPF
8 24 (5.52%) BGP
9 23 (5.29%) SSL
10 20 (4.60%) Ethernet
11 19 (4.37%) VPN
12 18 (4.14%) MPLS
13 17 (3.91%) SAN
13 17 (3.91%) LDAP
14 16 (3.68%) EIGRP
15 13 (2.99%) IPsec
15 13 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (2.99%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.98%) MySQL
5 20 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.22%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.38%) Informix
13 4 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.92%) Big Data
14 3 (0.69%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.51%) NUnit
3 36 (8.28%) MSTest
4 29 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (5.98%) Moq
6 21 (4.83%) Selenium
7 10 (2.30%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.30%) JMeter
8 8 (1.84%) JUnit
9 7 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.38%) Mockito
10 6 (1.38%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.38%) JIRA
10 6 (1.38%) Maven
10 6 (1.38%) Introscope
11 5 (1.15%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.92%) Subversion
12 4 (0.92%) Xcode
12 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (16.55%) Finance
2 67 (15.40%) Marketing
3 31 (7.13%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.91%) Games
5 14 (3.22%) Advertising
6 11 (2.53%) Billing
7 7 (1.61%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.38%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Retail
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (40.69%) Developer
2 94 (21.61%) .NET Developer
3 28 (6.44%) Graduate
3 28 (6.44%) Network Engineer
4 26 (5.98%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 26 (5.98%) Junior .NET Developer
4 26 (5.98%) Graduate Developer
4 26 (5.98%) Junior Developer
4 26 (5.98%) Junior
5 25 (5.75%) Web Developer
6 24 (5.52%) Analyst
7 20 (4.60%) Product Manager
7 20 (4.60%) Architect
7 20 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.14%) IT Support
8 18 (4.14%) Team Leader
8 18 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (3.91%) Java Developer
9 17 (3.91%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (33.33%) .NET
2 119 (27.36%) ASP.NET
3 101 (23.22%) HTML
4 93 (21.38%) CSS
5 83 (19.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 67 (15.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 63 (14.48%) WCF
8 58 (13.33%) Web Services
9 57 (13.10%) XML
10 55 (12.64%) .NET Framework
11 39 (8.97%) RESTful
12 38 (8.74%) Razor View Engine
12 38 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 33 (7.59%) LINQ
13 33 (7.59%) SOAP
14 32 (7.36%) XHTML
14 32 (7.36%) Castle Windsor
15 28 (6.44%) WPF
16 26 (5.98%) Spring.NET
16 26 (5.98%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.80%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.21%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (5.29%) W3C
4 16 (3.68%) Open Source
5 13 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.07%) Clustering
9 8 (1.84%) Social Media
9 8 (1.84%) Streaming Media
10 6 (1.38%) iPhone
10 6 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.38%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.38%) IVR
10 6 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.38%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.15%) VLE
11 5 (1.15%) IPTV
11 5 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.99%) Windows
2 45 (10.34%) Linux
3 26 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.68%) UNIX
6 15 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.22%) Android
8 11 (2.53%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.92%) AIX
12 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.46%) CentOS
13 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.23%) Solaris
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.60%) MVC
2 98 (22.53%) TDD
3 68 (15.63%) Web Application Development
4 58 (13.33%) Project Management
5 55 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (12.41%) BDD
7 48 (11.03%) Scrum
8 44 (10.11%) OO
9 38 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (7.82%) Kanban
11 31 (7.13%) UML
12 30 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 26 (5.98%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (5.98%) MVVM
14 26 (5.98%) Time Management
15 23 (5.29%) Product Management
16 21 (4.83%) Network Management
17 20 (4.60%) Pair Programming
18 19 (4.37%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 126 (28.97%) C#
2 88 (20.23%) JavaScript
3 84 (19.31%) SQL
4 51 (11.72%) VB.NET
5 44 (10.11%) Java
6 37 (8.51%) Ruby
7 32 (7.36%) VB
8 25 (5.75%) PHP
9 12 (2.76%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.53%) C
10 11 (2.53%) C++
10 11 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.07%) PHP5
12 6 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.38%) Perl
13 5 (1.15%) Python
14 2 (0.46%) XPath
14 2 (0.46%) COBOL
15 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.29%) Degree
2 18 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (3.68%) HNC
3 16 (3.68%) HND
4 13 (2.99%) CCNP
5 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.84%) CCIE
7 6 (1.38%) CCIP
7 6 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.38%) MCSD
7 6 (1.38%) MCP
7 6 (1.38%) CISSP
8 5 (1.15%) CEH
8 5 (1.15%) EnCE
9 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.92%) MCTS
9 4 (0.92%) CCDP
9 4 (0.92%) MCAD
10 3 (0.69%) MCSE
10 3 (0.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.37%) QA
2 15 (3.45%) SLA
3 13 (2.99%) WCAG
4 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.38%) COBIT
5 6 (1.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 31 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.14%) vSphere
4 12 (2.76%) vCloud
5 10 (2.30%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.46%) XenApp
9 2 (0.46%) XenServer
10 1 (0.23%) Nmap
10 1 (0.23%) Xen
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (3.91%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (3.91%) SCCM
2 12 (2.76%) HP NNM
3 8 (1.84%) Puppet
3 8 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.15%) OpenView
4 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.92%) OpenNMS
5 4 (0.92%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.92%) SCOM
6 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 79 (18.16%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.43%) Cisco
3 36 (8.28%) VMware
4 31 (7.13%) HP
5 20 (4.60%) F5
5 20 (4.60%) Juniper
6 16 (3.68%) Oracle
7 13 (2.99%) Zend
8 10 (2.30%) IBM
8 10 (2.30%) Citrix
9 9 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.61%) Nokia
10 7 (1.61%) Dell
11 6 (1.38%) Riverbed
11 6 (1.38%) Fortinet
11 6 (1.38%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.38%) Compuware
11 6 (1.38%) Perforce
12 5 (1.15%) Symantec
Chorley, Lancashire
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £14k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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