Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Cognos
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 88 79
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 -
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.46% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 1.20% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £21,200 £35,625 £28,500
90th Percentile £44,750 £48,750 £37,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -10.71%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 417 417 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 50.79% 42.77% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 328 350 285
Lancashire median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
10th Percentile £21,850 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £48,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Lancashire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Cognos in Lancashire

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in Lancashire

Cognos
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 4 £30,250 -
Chorley - 1 £35,000 -
Nelson - 1 - -
Cognos
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 9 (75.00%) ETL
3 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (58.33%) DTS
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (58.33%) DTS
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Report Developer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (75.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Intel
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter