The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 26 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Internet 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.90% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 16.67% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -25.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Internet
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.57% 4.11% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 25
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Internet
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Preston region.

Internet Salary Trend in Preston

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Veeam
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) Nimble Storage
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Veeam
2 5 (55.56%) Nimble Storage
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft