The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.35% 8.89% 9.32%
As % of the General category 16.67% 66.67% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Average salary £22,500 £53,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.13% +22.15%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
Retail
Manchester

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

General Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
6 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 8.11% 13.33% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 30
Average salary £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £30,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Retail
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Retail Salary Trend in Wigan

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan region citing Retail 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 Retail.

1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan region citing Retail 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 Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) ProCurve