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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 87 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs citing Internet 164 167 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.93% 2.37% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.37% 14.61% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 154 140 162
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
805 1143 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.36% 16.22% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 666 947 813
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +41 117 £50,000 +19.04% 18
Cheshire -3 27 £25,000 -37.50% 11
Merseyside -3 12 £25,399 -38.42% 2
Lancashire +10 5 £32,500 -40.90% 3
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (38.81%) Windows
2 106 (31.64%) .NET
3 103 (30.75%) C#
4 101 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (27.76%) HTML
6 91 (27.16%) SQL Server
7 82 (24.48%) MVC
8 81 (24.18%) CSS
9 80 (23.88%) ASP.NET
9 80 (23.88%) JavaScript
10 65 (19.40%) SQL
11 64 (19.10%) Microsoft
12 61 (18.21%) Firewall
13 60 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (17.61%) .NET Framework
15 52 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 50 (14.93%) TDD
17 47 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 47 (14.03%) WPF
18 45 (13.43%) WCF
18 45 (13.43%) Scrum
18 45 (13.43%) ITIL
18 45 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
19 44 (13.13%) Java
20 43 (12.84%) OO
20 43 (12.84%) Active Directory
20 43 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
21 40 (11.94%) jQuery
21 40 (11.94%) TCP/IP
22 39 (11.64%) WinForms

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (10.45%) Node.js
2 27 (8.06%) IIS
3 22 (6.57%) MS Exchange
4 18 (5.37%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.18%) CMS
6 10 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.39%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.09%) Apache
10 6 (1.79%) nginx
10 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.60%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.60%) WordPress
14 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (11.04%) MS Office
2 29 (8.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.60%) InDesign
4 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.90%) Line 500
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.97%) Office 365
4 15 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.49%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.90%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (18.21%) Firewall
2 40 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 38 (11.34%) VPN
4 34 (10.15%) DNS
5 29 (8.66%) Broadband
5 29 (8.66%) Intranet
6 28 (8.36%) WAN
7 25 (7.46%) HTTP
8 22 (6.57%) LAN
9 14 (4.18%) ADSL
9 14 (4.18%) VLAN
10 13 (3.88%) FTP
10 13 (3.88%) SAN
11 10 (2.99%) Ethernet
11 10 (2.99%) ISDN
11 10 (2.99%) PSTN
12 9 (2.69%) HTTPS
12 9 (2.69%) IPv6
12 9 (2.69%) SSL
13 7 (2.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.16%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.07%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (3.88%) MySQL
6 9 (2.69%) Redis
6 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.79%) Big Data
7 6 (1.79%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.49%) Lumira
8 5 (1.49%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (9.55%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.96%) NUnit
3 29 (8.66%) MSTest
4 26 (7.76%) Git (software)
5 24 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (6.27%) Moq
6 21 (6.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.28%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.69%) Grunt
9 8 (2.39%) Selenium
9 8 (2.39%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.49%) Subversion
11 4 (1.19%) GitLab
11 4 (1.19%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.19%) JIRA
12 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.90%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.90%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.60%) AccuRev
General
1 36 (10.75%) Finance
2 34 (10.15%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.99%) Marketing
4 8 (2.39%) Games
5 6 (1.79%) Back Office
5 6 (1.79%) Banking
6 4 (1.19%) Retail
7 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (27.46%) Developer
2 54 (16.12%) .NET Developer
3 33 (9.85%) Analyst
3 33 (9.85%) Junior
4 32 (9.55%) Junior Developer
5 30 (8.96%) Graduate
5 30 (8.96%) Graduate Developer
6 29 (8.66%) Consultant
6 29 (8.66%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 29 (8.66%) Junior .NET Developer
7 26 (7.76%) C# Developer
8 25 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (6.27%) Internet Developer
10 19 (5.67%) C# Software Engineer
10 19 (5.67%) Software Engineer
11 18 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (5.07%) .NET Software Engineer
12 17 (5.07%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 17 (5.07%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 17 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (31.64%) .NET
2 93 (27.76%) HTML
3 81 (24.18%) CSS
4 80 (23.88%) ASP.NET
5 60 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (17.61%) .NET Framework
7 52 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 47 (14.03%) WPF
9 45 (13.43%) WCF
10 40 (11.94%) jQuery
11 39 (11.64%) WinForms
12 36 (10.75%) Web Services
13 33 (9.85%) AngularJS
13 33 (9.85%) HTML5
14 30 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (7.76%) REST
16 25 (7.46%) Entity Framework
17 24 (7.16%) Ninject
18 22 (6.57%) CSS3
19 21 (6.27%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.04%) Computer Science
3 30 (8.96%) N-Tier
4 28 (8.36%) Management Information System
5 27 (8.06%) User Experience
6 21 (6.27%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (4.18%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.88%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.69%) Social Media
10 8 (2.39%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.79%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.79%) Replication
12 5 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.90%) Blog
13 3 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.90%) Statistics
13 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 130 (38.81%) Windows
2 36 (10.75%) Windows Server
3 24 (7.16%) Linux
4 22 (6.57%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.18%) Windows 8
6 13 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.39%) Unix
9 5 (1.49%) Debian
9 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.90%) CentOS
10 3 (0.90%) Solaris
11 2 (0.60%) Fedora
11 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.48%) MVC
3 50 (14.93%) TDD
4 45 (13.43%) ITIL
4 45 (13.43%) Scrum
5 43 (12.84%) OO
6 39 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (10.45%) Analytics
8 33 (9.85%) Mentoring
8 33 (9.85%) Software Engineering
9 32 (9.55%) Coaching
10 31 (9.25%) Kanban
10 31 (9.25%) SOA
11 29 (8.66%) Multithreading
12 28 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (8.36%) E-Commerce
13 27 (8.06%) Web Application Development
14 24 (7.16%) Dependency Injection
15 23 (6.87%) Service Delivery
16 22 (6.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.75%) C#
2 80 (23.88%) JavaScript
3 65 (19.40%) SQL
4 44 (13.13%) Java
5 37 (11.04%) PHP
6 33 (9.85%) VB
7 30 (8.96%) VB.NET
8 19 (5.67%) Python
9 17 (5.07%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.28%) C
11 10 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.49%) C++
15 4 (1.19%) VBScript
16 2 (0.60%) Perl
16 2 (0.60%) Ruby
16 2 (0.60%) VB6
17 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (8.06%) Degree
2 18 (5.37%) CCNA
2 18 (5.37%) CCNP
2 18 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (2.39%) CISSP
4 8 (2.39%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.39%) PMP
5 7 (2.09%) SANS
6 6 (1.79%) CEH
7 5 (1.49%) CISM
7 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.19%) GIAC
8 4 (1.19%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.19%) JNCIP
8 4 (1.19%) MCSE
8 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.90%) GCIA
9 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.16%) SLA
2 9 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.79%) COBIT
5 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 43 (12.84%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.49%) Varnish
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (5.37%) Puppet
2 11 (3.28%) SCOM
3 9 (2.69%) Perfmon
4 6 (1.79%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.49%) cPanel
5 5 (1.49%) Plesk
6 4 (1.19%) Cacti
6 4 (1.19%) SCCM
6 4 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.60%) logstash
8 2 (0.60%) yum
9 1 (0.30%) Ansible
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Nessus
9 1 (0.30%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.30%) Nmap
9 1 (0.30%) Packer
9 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 64 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.27%) VMware
3 18 (5.37%) Juniper
4 13 (3.88%) Cisco
4 13 (3.88%) SaltStack
5 8 (2.39%) Google
6 7 (2.09%) Apple
6 7 (2.09%) BT
6 7 (2.09%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.09%) SAP
7 6 (1.79%) Dell
7 6 (1.79%) IBM
8 5 (1.49%) Citrix
8 5 (1.49%) HP
9 4 (1.19%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.19%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.90%) Facebook
10 3 (0.90%) SonicWALL
10 3 (0.90%) Telerik
10 3 (0.90%) Twitter
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-Time, 25 Days Hol.
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-Time, 25 Days Hol.
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 26 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: circa £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago