Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 150 148
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -36
Permanent jobs citing Internet 197 261 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.86% 2.14% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 14.28% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 141 200 232
North West median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,625 £22,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,976 1,828 2,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.67% 14.99% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 1,479 1,667
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +5.56% -

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the North West over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Internet in the North West

Internet
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Manchester -34 124 £45,000 -10.00% 30
Cheshire +16 42 £32,500 -40.91% 16
Merseyside -5 16 £35,490 -42.06% 5
Lancashire -17 10 £35,000 - 7
Cumbria -6 2 £32,000 - 1
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing Internet 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 North West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 79 (40.10%) Windows
2 60 (30.46%) WAN
3 59 (29.95%) Microsoft
3 59 (29.95%) Firewall
4 53 (26.90%) LAN
5 45 (22.84%) Cisco
6 42 (21.32%) Windows Server
7 41 (20.81%) Active Directory
7 41 (20.81%) Linux
8 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Office
9 37 (18.78%) DNS
10 34 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (17.26%) Office 365
11 33 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (16.75%) TCP/IP
11 33 (16.75%) SMTP
12 32 (16.24%) VMware
13 29 (14.72%) Telecoms
13 29 (14.72%) VPN
13 29 (14.72%) Broadband
14 28 (14.21%) ITIL
14 28 (14.21%) Internet of Things
15 27 (13.71%) BGP
16 25 (12.69%) Project Management
16 25 (12.69%) Windows 10
16 25 (12.69%) VLAN
16 25 (12.69%) Network Security
16 25 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (12.18%) OSPF
17 24 (12.18%) Cisco Certification

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (7.61%) IIS
2 12 (6.09%) Apache
3 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.06%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.05%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.54%) WordPress
7 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.02%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.26%) Office 365
2 23 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (6.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.57%) Serverless
6 5 (2.54%) GitHub
7 3 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.52%) CloudFront
7 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (1.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.51%) G Suite
8 1 (0.51%) Google Play
8 1 (0.51%) IaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 60 (30.46%) WAN
2 59 (29.95%) Firewall
3 53 (26.90%) LAN
4 37 (18.78%) DNS
5 33 (16.75%) SMTP
5 33 (16.75%) TCP/IP
6 29 (14.72%) Broadband
6 29 (14.72%) VPN
7 27 (13.71%) BGP
8 25 (12.69%) Network Security
8 25 (12.69%) VLAN
9 24 (12.18%) OSPF
10 22 (11.17%) VoIP
11 19 (9.64%) SSL
12 18 (9.14%) EIGRP
12 18 (9.14%) HTTP
12 18 (9.14%) IPsec
12 18 (9.14%) SNMP
13 17 (8.63%) Wireless
14 16 (8.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.60%) MySQL
3 8 (4.06%) Big Data
4 6 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.02%) MS Access
7 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.51%) DB2
8 1 (0.51%) Power BI
8 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.06%) GitLab
3 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.51%) git-flow
4 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.51%) NUnit
4 1 (0.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (14.72%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.61%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Marketing
4 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.54%) Automotive
5 5 (2.54%) Electronics
6 4 (2.03%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.52%) Finance
8 2 (1.02%) Law
8 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (11.68%) Developer
2 21 (10.66%) Network Engineer
3 20 (10.15%) Administrator
4 16 (8.12%) Architect
5 15 (7.61%) Analyst
6 13 (6.60%) Network Administrator
7 12 (6.09%) Network Support
7 12 (6.09%) Technical Support
8 10 (5.08%) IT Support
8 10 (5.08%) Network Support Technician
8 10 (5.08%) Network Technician
8 10 (5.08%) Security Engineer
8 10 (5.08%) Support Technician
9 9 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.57%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.06%) Designer
10 8 (4.06%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (3.55%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.08%) .NET
2 9 (4.57%) Node.js
3 8 (4.06%) 802.1X
3 8 (4.06%) CSS
3 8 (4.06%) HTML
3 8 (4.06%) Web Services
4 7 (3.55%) RESTful
5 6 (3.05%) Middleware
5 6 (3.05%) REST
5 6 (3.05%) SOAP
5 6 (3.05%) TensorFlow
6 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.52%) jQuery
7 3 (1.52%) Redux
8 2 (1.02%) Ajax
8 2 (1.02%) HTML5
8 2 (1.02%) LAMP
8 2 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (14.21%) Internet of Things
3 20 (10.15%) Management Information System
4 18 (9.14%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.58%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (5.08%) Driving Licence
6 10 (5.08%) PKI
7 6 (3.05%) Clustering
7 6 (3.05%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.05%) FMCG
7 6 (3.05%) Smartphone
7 6 (3.05%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.52%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (1.52%) Smart Energy
9 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.52%) User Experience
10 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (40.10%) Windows
2 42 (21.32%) Windows Server
3 41 (20.81%) Linux
4 25 (12.69%) Windows 10
5 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.60%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.54%) Android
7 5 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.54%) Unix
8 2 (1.02%) CentOS
8 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.21%) ITIL
3 25 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (12.69%) Project Management
4 19 (9.64%) Collaborative Working
4 19 (9.64%) DevOps
5 18 (9.14%) Network Architecture
6 17 (8.63%) Line Management
7 16 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (8.12%) Presales
8 15 (7.61%) Business Continuity
8 15 (7.61%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.61%) Project Planning
9 14 (7.11%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.60%) Coaching
10 13 (6.60%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (6.60%) Information Security
10 13 (6.60%) Machine Learning
10 13 (6.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.61%) PHP
3 11 (5.58%) C
3 11 (5.58%) Python
4 10 (5.08%) SQL
5 9 (4.57%) C++
6 8 (4.06%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.03%) C#
8 4 (2.03%) Java
8 4 (2.03%) Perl
9 2 (1.02%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) Go
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (10.66%) CCNP
3 15 (7.61%) Degree
4 10 (5.08%) CCNA
5 7 (3.55%) CCDP
6 6 (3.05%) GIAC
7 5 (2.54%) CISM
7 5 (2.54%) CISSP
7 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.54%) PhD
8 4 (2.03%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.03%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.03%) OSCP
8 4 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.52%) CEH
9 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.52%) PMP
9 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.02%) MCSA
10 2 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) GDPR
2 8 (4.06%) ISO 22301
2 8 (4.06%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (20.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.12%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.57%) Docker
5 8 (4.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.60%) WSUS
2 5 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.52%) Ansible
3 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.52%) Terraform
4 2 (1.02%) cPanel
4 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.02%) Plesk
4 2 (1.02%) Puppet
4 2 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (0.51%) DameWare
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.51%) OpenView
5 1 (0.51%) OVSD
5 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.51%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 59 (29.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (22.84%) Cisco
3 32 (16.24%) VMware
4 15 (7.61%) BT
5 13 (6.60%) Meraki
6 10 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.57%) IBM
7 9 (4.57%) Oracle
8 8 (4.06%) Juniper
8 8 (4.06%) Nimsoft
9 7 (3.55%) F5
9 7 (3.55%) Redback
10 6 (3.05%) Google
10 6 (3.05%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.54%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.54%) Openreach
11 5 (2.54%) Sophos
11 5 (2.54%) Ubiquiti
12 4 (2.03%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.03%) HP