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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 96 94 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -37
Permanent jobs citing Internet 204 180 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.75% 2.63% 4.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.48% 17.87% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 189 160 270
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1047 1007 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.13% 14.69% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 878 838 895
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 £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +22 116 £42,500 +11.84% 16
Cheshire +11 58 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Merseyside +8 19 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Lancashire -26 9 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cumbria - 2 £30,500 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 174 (41.63%) .NET
2 136 (32.54%) C#
3 135 (32.30%) SQL Server
4 133 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 133 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (27.99%) MVC
6 108 (25.84%) TDD
7 104 (24.88%) Windows
8 96 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (22.25%) JavaScript
10 87 (20.81%) HTML
10 87 (20.81%) SQL
11 84 (20.10%) CSS
11 84 (20.10%) Microsoft
12 80 (19.14%) Web Application Development
13 76 (18.18%) WCF
14 72 (17.22%) Finance
15 70 (16.75%) Firewall
16 69 (16.51%) Marketing
17 65 (15.55%) BDD
18 55 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 54 (12.92%) .NET Framework
19 54 (12.92%) Project Management
20 52 (12.44%) DNS
20 52 (12.44%) MS Excel
21 51 (12.20%) Web Services
21 51 (12.20%) XML
21 51 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
22 49 (11.72%) Git (software)
23 47 (11.24%) NoSQL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (9.81%) Node.js
2 40 (9.57%) IIS
3 22 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.35%) Apache
5 12 (2.87%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.63%) Drupal
7 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.44%) IBM 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 52 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.66%) MS Office
3 16 (3.83%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.20%) InDesign
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.05%) SaaS
2 30 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.15%) Office 365
5 8 (1.91%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.96%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (16.75%) Firewall
2 52 (12.44%) DNS
3 39 (9.33%) Intranet
4 32 (7.66%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.50%) VPN
5 23 (5.50%) WAN
6 21 (5.02%) SMTP
6 21 (5.02%) SAN
7 15 (3.59%) LAN
8 14 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (3.35%) NAS
9 13 (3.11%) SSL
9 13 (3.11%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.87%) HTTP
11 11 (2.63%) SNMP
12 10 (2.39%) DHCP
12 10 (2.39%) IPsec
13 9 (2.15%) MPLS
14 8 (1.91%) Wireless
14 8 (1.91%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.24%) NoSQL
3 37 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (6.22%) MySQL
5 14 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.91%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.44%) Informix
10 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.96%) Big Data
11 3 (0.72%) BODI
11 3 (0.72%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.33%) NUnit
3 38 (9.09%) MSTest
4 29 (6.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (6.22%) Moq
6 23 (5.50%) Selenium
7 14 (3.35%) JMeter
8 12 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.39%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.67%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.67%) JUnit
10 7 (1.67%) Maven
11 6 (1.44%) JIRA
11 6 (1.44%) Introscope
11 6 (1.44%) Mockito
11 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.96%) Xcode
13 3 (0.72%) Subversion
14 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 72 (17.22%) Finance
2 69 (16.51%) Marketing
3 23 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.26%) Games
5 14 (3.35%) Billing
6 7 (1.67%) Advertising
7 6 (1.44%) Legal
8 5 (1.20%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.72%) Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Retail
9 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (43.30%) Developer
2 106 (25.36%) .NET Developer
3 28 (6.70%) Graduate
4 26 (6.22%) Junior
4 26 (6.22%) Junior Developer
4 26 (6.22%) Junior .NET Developer
4 26 (6.22%) Graduate Developer
4 26 (6.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 25 (5.98%) Web Developer
6 24 (5.74%) Analyst
7 22 (5.26%) Product Manager
8 21 (5.02%) Architect
9 19 (4.55%) Team Leader
10 18 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.31%) .NET Team Leader
10 18 (4.31%) IT Support
11 17 (4.07%) Network Engineer
11 17 (4.07%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (41.63%) .NET
2 133 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 96 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 87 (20.81%) HTML
5 84 (20.10%) CSS
6 76 (18.18%) WCF
7 55 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 54 (12.92%) .NET Framework
9 51 (12.20%) Web Services
9 51 (12.20%) XML
9 51 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (11.24%) RESTful
11 32 (7.66%) Castle Windsor
11 32 (7.66%) LINQ
12 31 (7.42%) jQuery
13 30 (7.18%) Razor View Engine
13 30 (7.18%) WPF
14 26 (6.22%) WinForms
14 26 (6.22%) Ninject
14 26 (6.22%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.22%) Inversion of Control
4 19 (4.55%) W3C
5 17 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.83%) Open Source
7 11 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.15%) NHS
8 9 (2.15%) Informatics
9 8 (1.91%) Clustering
10 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.44%) Social Media
10 6 (1.44%) User Experience
11 5 (1.20%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.20%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.20%) VLE
11 5 (1.20%) IVR
12 4 (0.96%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 104 (24.88%) Windows
2 40 (9.57%) Linux
3 29 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (3.35%) Apple iOS
7 13 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.63%) UNIX
9 9 (2.15%) Android
10 7 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.96%) AIX
13 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.48%) Debian
13 2 (0.48%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (27.99%) MVC
3 108 (25.84%) TDD
4 80 (19.14%) Web Application Development
5 65 (15.55%) BDD
6 54 (12.92%) Project Management
7 43 (10.29%) Coaching
8 41 (9.81%) Scrum
9 40 (9.57%) OO
10 34 (8.13%) E-Commerce
11 33 (7.89%) Kanban
12 32 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (7.66%) Time Management
13 28 (6.70%) UML
14 27 (6.46%) Product Management
14 27 (6.46%) Line Management
15 26 (6.22%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (6.22%) MVVM
16 22 (5.26%) Mentoring
17 20 (4.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 136 (32.54%) C#
2 93 (22.25%) JavaScript
3 87 (20.81%) SQL
4 45 (10.77%) VB.NET
4 45 (10.77%) Ruby
5 41 (9.81%) Java
6 35 (8.37%) VB
7 28 (6.70%) PHP
8 9 (2.15%) Perl
9 8 (1.91%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.91%) C
9 8 (1.91%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.67%) PHP5
10 7 (1.67%) Python
11 6 (1.44%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.96%) C++
13 2 (0.48%) COBOL
13 2 (0.48%) XPath
14 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.31%) Degree
2 14 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.39%) HNC
3 10 (2.39%) HND
4 9 (2.15%) CCNP
5 6 (1.44%) CISSP
6 5 (1.20%) EnCE
6 5 (1.20%) CEH
7 4 (0.96%) CCIE
7 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.96%) CCIP
7 4 (0.96%) CCNA
8 3 (0.72%) CCDP
8 3 (0.72%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) MCSD
9 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.11%) QA
2 9 (2.15%) SLA
3 6 (1.44%) WCAG
3 6 (1.44%) COBIT
4 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 36 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.26%) vSphere
4 15 (3.59%) vCloud
4 15 (3.59%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.72%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.48%) XenApp
9 2 (0.48%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.24%) Nmap
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 21 (5.02%) SCCM
2 12 (2.87%) Puppet
3 9 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.15%) SCOM
4 7 (1.67%) OpenNMS
4 7 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.96%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.96%) OpenView
5 4 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) Nessus
7 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 84 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.05%) VMware
3 29 (6.94%) Cisco
4 18 (4.31%) Oracle
5 17 (4.07%) HP
6 16 (3.83%) Zend
7 11 (2.63%) Dell
8 10 (2.39%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.15%) IBM
10 8 (1.91%) Symantec
10 8 (1.91%) Veeam
11 7 (1.67%) Acronis
11 7 (1.67%) F5
11 7 (1.67%) Citrix
11 7 (1.67%) Juniper
12 6 (1.44%) Compuware
12 6 (1.44%) Perforce
12 6 (1.44%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.20%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.20%) Nokia
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: Good salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Media Agency Group
Salary: £12.5k - 17k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26715.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 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
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago