The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 26 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Internet 18 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.41% 2.46% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 25.00% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 2
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £39,375 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.15% 9.84% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51 22 9
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Internet
Staffordshire

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Internet
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Internet Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Internet
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
3 10 (38.46%) LAN
3 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall
6 7 (26.92%) Security Management
6 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
6 7 (26.92%) Network Security
6 7 (26.92%) Juniper
6 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (26.92%) CCSP
6 7 (26.92%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
9 2 (7.69%) C++
9 2 (7.69%) HTML
9 2 (7.69%) Java
9 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.69%) Perl
9 2 (7.69%) VB.NET

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) LAN
2 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) Network Security
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) HTTP
5 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Security Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
3 7 (26.92%) Security Management
3 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) BCP
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 2 (7.69%) Erlang
2 2 (7.69%) F#
2 2 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCSP
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
4 7 (26.92%) Juniper
4 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Brocade