The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
North West / Lancashire
Rank 43 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Internet 13 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.16% 1.52% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.31% 20.83% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 9
Median salary £27,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.85% -36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £35,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 61 24 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.84% 7.27% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 59
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.07% -33.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Internet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Lancashire

Internet
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Internet in Lancashire

Internet
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Lancashire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Internet in Lancashire

Internet
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 5 £22,000 - 2
Burnley - 4 £32,500 - 1
Chorley - 2 £27,000 -
Preston - 2 £27,500 - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) Sendmail
7 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
7 6 (26.09%) Threat Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
7 6 (26.09%) QA
7 6 (26.09%) Network Security
7 6 (26.09%) IBM Notes
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) IIS
7 6 (26.09%) MS Office
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) WAN
7 6 (26.09%) SMTP
7 6 (26.09%) FTP
7 6 (26.09%) HTTP
7 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
7 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
7 6 (26.09%) Lotus
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development

Internet
Top Related 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) IBM Notes
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) FTP
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
2 6 (26.09%) SMTP
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) QA Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
5 4 (17.39%) Solaris
6 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
6 3 (13.04%) Windows NT
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
1 6 (26.09%) Threat Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) RHCE
2 4 (17.39%) SCNA
2 4 (17.39%) SCSA
2 4 (17.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Sendmail
3 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
2 6 (26.09%) Lotus
3 3 (13.04%) Apple
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
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