Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 27 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.06% 2.07% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.97% 5.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 0
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £18,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +122.22% -48.57%

Smart Meter is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 301 357 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.17% 38.89% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 238 314 209
Lancashire median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £20,275 £22,500 £22,350
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +2.56%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Chorley +11 23 £42,500 +6.25%
Preston - 1 - -
Smart Meter
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter.

1 16 (59.26%) Smart Energy
2 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (37.04%) CISA
3 10 (37.04%) CISM
3 10 (37.04%) Information Security
4 7 (25.93%) Change Management
5 6 (22.22%) Billing
5 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) CRM
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Time Management
5 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
6 4 (14.81%) CISSP
7 3 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (11.11%) PLM
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Line Management
7 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
7 3 (11.11%) Pricing Strategy
7 3 (11.11%) Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) Product Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Market Research
7 3 (11.11%) Product Management
7 3 (11.11%) Budget Control
7 3 (11.11%) SaaS

Smart Meter
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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Billing
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Security Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Information Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Product Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Software Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Smart Energy
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Time Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) Service Design
5 3 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Line Management
5 3 (11.11%) Market Research
5 3 (11.11%) PLM
5 3 (11.11%) Pricing Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Product Management
5 3 (11.11%) Product Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CISA
1 10 (37.04%) CISM
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft