The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 209 247 254
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 25 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.029% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.084% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Life Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2227 2372 2476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.90% 34.81% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1837 2045
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Life Science
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the North West region.

Life Science Salary Trend in the North West

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in the North West

Life Science
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 Life Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Cheshire +21 18 £41,250 -43.10% 2
Lancashire - 7 £65,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Life Science 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 Life Science.

1 28 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 27 (42.86%) Degree
3 23 (36.51%) Finance
4 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.16%) Windows
5 19 (30.16%) Service Delivery
6 18 (28.57%) MS Office
7 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
7 17 (26.98%) DNS
7 17 (26.98%) DHCP
8 16 (25.40%) ITIL
9 15 (23.81%) ERP
10 13 (20.63%) Oracle
10 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (19.05%) SAP
12 10 (15.87%) Internet
12 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.87%) SQL
12 10 (15.87%) MCSE
12 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
12 10 (15.87%) SLA
12 10 (15.87%) VoIP
12 10 (15.87%) DECT
12 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.87%) Software Deployment
12 10 (15.87%) Service Desk Management
12 10 (15.87%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (15.87%) iSCSI

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Life Science 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 Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle 9iAS
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Office
2 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.76%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (7.94%) SAP SD
2 5 (7.94%) SAP CRM
3 3 (4.76%) Primavera
3 3 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) DNS
1 17 (26.98%) DHCP
2 10 (15.87%) Internet
2 10 (15.87%) VoIP
2 10 (15.87%) DECT
2 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.87%) iSCSI
3 6 (9.52%) NAS
3 6 (9.52%) Network Security
3 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
4 4 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.35%) VLAN
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.59%) QlikView
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 28 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 23 (36.51%) Finance
3 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (12.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (9.52%) Legal
6 5 (7.94%) French Language
6 5 (7.94%) German Language
6 5 (7.94%) Spanish Language
7 4 (6.35%) Law
8 3 (4.76%) Marketing
9 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) SAP Architect
4 6 (9.52%) IT Operations Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Operations Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Applications Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.94%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Sales Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.76%) WebCenter
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.17%) SignalR
2 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.17%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.17%) MFC
3 1 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) WPF
3 1 (1.59%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 7 (11.11%) Statistics
1 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) Psychology
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Vista
4 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Service Delivery
2 16 (25.40%) ITIL
3 15 (23.81%) ERP
4 10 (15.87%) Software Deployment
4 10 (15.87%) Service Desk Management
4 10 (15.87%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 9 (14.29%) Service Management
6 8 (12.70%) Project Management
7 7 (11.11%) ITSM
7 7 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 7 (11.11%) Business Development
8 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.52%) Security Management
8 6 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (9.52%) Information Security
9 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 5 (7.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
3 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.35%) C
5 3 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Prolog
6 2 (3.17%) R
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (15.87%) MCSE
4 6 (9.52%) ISEB
5 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.35%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.35%) MCSA
6 3 (4.76%) OCP
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (4.76%) MBA
6 3 (4.76%) MCTS
6 3 (4.76%) MCITP
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
2 6 (9.52%) COBIT
3 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) Xen
3 4 (6.35%) vSphere
3 4 (6.35%) NFS
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle
3 12 (19.05%) SAP
4 7 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Business Objects
6 4 (6.35%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) CommVault
8 1 (1.59%) Ariba
8 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.59%) Teradata
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: car + Pension etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago