The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 63
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 1.91% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.20% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.81% +10.00%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 216 173 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.63% 36.65% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 172 137 159
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Merseyside

Big Data
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Big Data in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Icinga
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) vRealize
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Icinga
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (66.67%) VMware