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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 82 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Internet 223 186 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.07% 2.77% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.77% 20.28% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 201 163 218
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1188 917 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.34% 13.68% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 996 781 995
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 December 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 December 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 -2 111 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Cheshire +11 77 £50,000 +21.21% 6
Lancashire +7 18 £42,500 +107.31%
Merseyside +18 16 £35,000 +1.44%
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 195 (45.77%) .NET
2 149 (34.98%) ASP.NET
3 148 (34.74%) MVC
4 142 (33.33%) C#
5 141 (33.10%) Windows
6 139 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
7 129 (30.28%) SQL Server
8 117 (27.46%) TDD
9 109 (25.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 102 (23.94%) JavaScript
11 96 (22.54%) Microsoft
12 95 (22.30%) Web Application Development
13 92 (21.60%) SQL
14 91 (21.36%) HTML
15 88 (20.66%) CSS
16 80 (18.78%) BDD
17 78 (18.31%) Finance
17 78 (18.31%) WCF
18 70 (16.43%) Git (software)
19 65 (15.26%) RESTful
20 63 (14.79%) Marketing
21 62 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
22 60 (14.08%) NoSQL
23 59 (13.85%) Ruby
24 57 (13.38%) .NET Framework
25 56 (13.15%) Node.js
26 55 (12.91%) MS Excel
27 48 (11.27%) Firewall
28 46 (10.80%) DNS
28 46 (10.80%) jQuery

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 56 (13.15%) Node.js
2 40 (9.39%) IIS
3 24 (5.63%) Drupal
4 22 (5.16%) MS Exchange
5 17 (3.99%) CMS
6 14 (3.29%) Apache
7 11 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.35%) Joomla!
8 10 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.35%) WordPress
9 9 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.41%) JBoss
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.17%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.94%) Jetty
14 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 55 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.51%) MS Office
3 7 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.17%) InDesign
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.92%) SaaS
2 29 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.11%) Office 365
5 4 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.94%) PaaS
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.27%) Firewall
2 46 (10.80%) DNS
3 38 (8.92%) TCP/IP
4 37 (8.69%) Intranet
5 26 (6.10%) SMTP
6 18 (4.23%) WAN
6 18 (4.23%) LAN
7 17 (3.99%) DHCP
7 17 (3.99%) NAS
8 16 (3.76%) iSCSI
8 16 (3.76%) VPN
9 15 (3.52%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.82%) HTTP
11 11 (2.58%) VoIP
12 10 (2.35%) SAN
13 9 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.11%) DECT
14 8 (1.88%) IPsec
14 8 (1.88%) SNMP
15 7 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 60 (14.08%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.22%) MySQL
4 16 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.41%) Informix
11 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.94%) BODI
12 4 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.94%) Big Data
13 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (16.43%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.98%) NUnit
2 34 (7.98%) MSTest
3 26 (6.10%) Rhino Mocks
3 26 (6.10%) Moq
4 19 (4.46%) Selenium
5 10 (2.35%) JIRA
5 10 (2.35%) Flash Builder
6 9 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.88%) JUnit
7 8 (1.88%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.64%) JMeter
9 6 (1.41%) Introscope
9 6 (1.41%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.41%) Mockito
10 4 (0.94%) Maven
11 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 78 (18.31%) Finance
2 63 (14.79%) Marketing
3 33 (7.75%) Games
4 27 (6.34%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.58%) Billing
6 7 (1.64%) Advertising
7 5 (1.17%) Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 203 (47.65%) Developer
2 131 (30.75%) .NET Developer
3 50 (11.74%) Architect
4 45 (10.56%) Designer
5 37 (8.69%) Junior
6 36 (8.45%) Junior Developer
7 35 (8.22%) Web Developer
8 34 (7.98%) Infrastructure Architect
9 33 (7.75%) Infrastructure Designer
10 28 (6.57%) Graduate
11 27 (6.34%) Graduate Developer
11 27 (6.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 26 (6.10%) Junior .NET Developer
13 21 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (3.99%) .NET Web Developer
15 15 (3.52%) PHP Developer
16 14 (3.29%) Analyst
16 14 (3.29%) Support Engineer
17 12 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
17 12 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (45.77%) .NET
2 149 (34.98%) ASP.NET
3 109 (25.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 91 (21.36%) HTML
5 88 (20.66%) CSS
6 78 (18.31%) WCF
7 65 (15.26%) RESTful
8 62 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 57 (13.38%) .NET Framework
10 46 (10.80%) jQuery
11 44 (10.33%) Web Services
12 43 (10.09%) XML
13 34 (7.98%) Middleware
14 30 (7.04%) WPF
15 26 (6.10%) WinForms
15 26 (6.10%) Spring.NET
15 26 (6.10%) Unity DI Container
15 26 (6.10%) Castle Windsor
15 26 (6.10%) Ninject
16 25 (5.87%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.51%) Mainframe
2 32 (7.51%) Tandem
2 32 (7.51%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.51%) IBM Mainframe
3 26 (6.10%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.76%) W3C
6 15 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.05%) Open Source
7 13 (3.05%) User Experience
7 13 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.58%) NHS
9 10 (2.35%) Informatics
10 9 (2.11%) Life Science
11 7 (1.64%) Social Media
11 7 (1.64%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.64%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.17%) CMDB
13 4 (0.94%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 141 (33.10%) Windows
2 42 (9.86%) UNIX
3 40 (9.39%) Linux
4 34 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (5.40%) Windows XP
6 17 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.99%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.76%) Windows Vista
8 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.94%) Debian
11 3 (0.70%) Android
12 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.47%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (34.74%) MVC
2 139 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (27.46%) TDD
4 95 (22.30%) Web Application Development
5 80 (18.78%) BDD
6 38 (8.92%) Project Management
7 34 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (7.98%) Scrum
8 32 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (7.04%) Time Management
9 30 (7.04%) Kanban
9 30 (7.04%) Problem Management
9 30 (7.04%) Risk Analysis
10 29 (6.81%) OO
11 28 (6.57%) Coaching
12 26 (6.10%) Dependency Injection
12 26 (6.10%) MVVM
13 23 (5.40%) E-Commerce
14 22 (5.16%) Product Management
15 19 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 142 (33.33%) C#
2 102 (23.94%) JavaScript
3 92 (21.60%) SQL
4 59 (13.85%) Ruby
5 43 (10.09%) VB.NET
6 40 (9.39%) Java
7 38 (8.92%) PHP
8 33 (7.75%) VB
9 11 (2.58%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.88%) Perl
10 8 (1.88%) Python
11 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.41%) C
11 6 (1.41%) PHP5
12 2 (0.47%) RPG
13 1 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (5.40%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.82%) MCSE
4 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.11%) ISEB
6 6 (1.41%) CCNP
7 4 (0.94%) MCSA
7 4 (0.94%) MCP
8 2 (0.47%) CCNA
8 2 (0.47%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCVP
9 1 (0.23%) MCTS
9 1 (0.23%) MCITP
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCDP
9 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) SLA
2 10 (2.35%) QA
3 9 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.64%) WCAG
4 7 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.64%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.23%) vSphere
4 12 (2.82%) vCloud
5 9 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.94%) XenApp
8 2 (0.47%) XenServer
8 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.47%) Varnish
9 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.35%) Puppet
2 8 (1.88%) SCOM
3 7 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.64%) SCCM
4 6 (1.41%) OpenNMS
5 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 96 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.15%) IBM
3 30 (7.04%) VMware
4 25 (5.87%) Oracle
5 21 (4.93%) Cisco
6 18 (4.23%) Zend
7 17 (3.99%) Adobe
8 9 (2.11%) HP
9 8 (1.88%) Dell
9 8 (1.88%) Perforce
10 7 (1.64%) Veeam
10 7 (1.64%) Juniper
10 7 (1.64%) Google
11 6 (1.41%) Compuware
11 6 (1.41%) Citrix
11 6 (1.41%) Acronis
12 5 (1.17%) Avaya
12 5 (1.17%) Symantec
12 5 (1.17%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.94%) Netezza
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