Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 110 113
Rank change year-on-year -39 +3 -24
Permanent jobs citing Internet 281 342 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.12% 2.74% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.40% 17.46% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 214 318 311
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 1952 1959 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.73% 15.69% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1610 1507
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Manchester -50 156 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Cheshire -12 74 £45,000 +80.00% 8
Merseyside +5 24 £35,000 -30.00%
Lancashire -5 7 £37,500 +74.42%
Cumbria - 5 £16,875 - 1
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 75 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 71 (25.27%) HTML
3 68 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (22.42%) Git (software)
5 62 (22.06%) JavaScript
6 59 (21.00%) CSS
7 50 (17.79%) .NET
8 47 (16.73%) TDD
9 46 (16.37%) SQL
10 43 (15.30%) jQuery
11 42 (14.95%) Java
11 42 (14.95%) Microsoft
11 42 (14.95%) MVC
12 40 (14.23%) Windows
13 39 (13.88%) WAN
13 39 (13.88%) Finance
14 37 (13.17%) BDD
15 35 (12.46%) C#
16 34 (12.10%) Node.js
16 34 (12.10%) AngularJS
17 32 (11.39%) Degree
18 31 (11.03%) SQL Server 2016
19 30 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (10.32%) Active Directory
21 27 (9.61%) Web Services
21 27 (9.61%) Linux
21 27 (9.61%) ITIL
21 27 (9.61%) RIA
21 27 (9.61%) Front End Development
22 26 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (5.34%) MS Exchange
1 15 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.85%) IIS
2 8 (2.85%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.49%) Confluence
4 6 (2.14%) JBoss
5 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.42%) WordPress
7 3 (1.07%) Apache
7 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.71%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Shopify
2 3 (1.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.91%) Office 365
3 10 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.56%) SaaS
4 5 (1.78%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.88%) WAN
2 25 (8.90%) LAN
3 24 (8.54%) Firewall
4 23 (8.19%) MPLS
5 15 (5.34%) HTTP
5 15 (5.34%) Unified Communications
6 14 (4.98%) BGP
6 14 (4.98%) Broadband
6 14 (4.98%) Ethernet
7 13 (4.63%) Network Security
8 10 (3.56%) DNS
8 10 (3.56%) OSPF
8 10 (3.56%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.56%) VoIP
8 10 (3.56%) VPN
8 10 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (3.20%) ICMP
9 9 (3.20%) Intranet
9 9 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (8.54%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (6.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 19 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (6.05%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.63%) DB2
9 12 (4.27%) MySQL
9 12 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.49%) Power BI
11 7 (2.49%) PowerPivot
12 6 (2.14%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.42%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.42%) Big Data
14 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (22.42%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.41%) Bitbucket
4 15 (5.34%) Jasmine
5 13 (4.63%) Gradle
6 9 (3.20%) JIRA
7 8 (2.85%) Selenium
7 8 (2.85%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.14%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.78%) Grunt
9 5 (1.78%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.42%) gulp
10 4 (1.42%) MSTest
10 4 (1.42%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.07%) Maven
11 3 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.07%) Subversion
12 2 (0.71%) NUnit
12 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (13.88%) Finance
2 23 (8.19%) Banking
3 22 (7.83%) Retail
4 17 (6.05%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.63%) Advertising
6 9 (3.20%) Games
7 8 (2.85%) Marketing
8 6 (2.14%) German Language
9 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.42%) Law
11 3 (1.07%) Automotive
11 3 (1.07%) Back Office
12 2 (0.71%) Billing
12 2 (0.71%) Legal
13 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 99 (35.23%) Developer
2 23 (8.19%) Analyst
3 19 (6.76%) .NET Developer
4 18 (6.41%) Architect
4 18 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (6.05%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (5.69%) C# Developer
6 16 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (5.69%) SQL Developer
6 16 (5.69%) SQL Server Developer
7 15 (5.34%) Consultant
8 12 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (4.27%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.91%) Internet Developer
9 11 (3.91%) Network Engineer
9 11 (3.91%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (25.27%) HTML
2 59 (21.00%) CSS
3 50 (17.79%) .NET
4 43 (15.30%) jQuery
5 34 (12.10%) AngularJS
5 34 (12.10%) Node.js
6 27 (9.61%) Web Services
7 26 (9.25%) ASP.NET
7 26 (9.25%) REST
7 26 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (8.90%) RESTful
8 25 (8.90%) SOAP
8 25 (8.90%) WCF
9 23 (8.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 23 (8.19%) HTML5
10 22 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (7.47%) React
12 19 (6.76%) CSS3
12 19 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.61%) RIA
2 24 (8.54%) Internet of Things
3 20 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.12%) User Experience
4 19 (6.76%) Driving Licence
5 16 (5.69%) Mobile App
6 15 (5.34%) Digital Media
7 12 (4.27%) Blog
8 11 (3.91%) Client/Server
8 11 (3.91%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.56%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (2.14%) FMCG
12 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.78%) Fintech
13 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.07%) Animation
14 3 (1.07%) Social Media
14 3 (1.07%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.23%) Windows
2 27 (9.61%) Linux
3 19 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.27%) Unix
5 8 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.42%) Android
6 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.07%) CentOS
7 3 (1.07%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Debian
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.73%) TDD
3 42 (14.95%) MVC
4 37 (13.17%) BDD
5 30 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (9.61%) Front End Development
6 27 (9.61%) ITIL
7 26 (9.25%) Test Automation
8 25 (8.90%) DevOps
9 23 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.19%) SDLC
10 22 (7.83%) Information Security
10 22 (7.83%) Project Management
11 21 (7.47%) Configuration Management
12 20 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (7.12%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (6.76%) Functional Testing
13 19 (6.76%) Web Application Development
13 19 (6.76%) Web Development
14 18 (6.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.06%) JavaScript
2 46 (16.37%) SQL
3 42 (14.95%) Java
4 35 (12.46%) C#
5 24 (8.54%) Ruby
6 22 (7.83%) PHP
7 17 (6.05%) Python
8 14 (4.98%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.63%) ES6
10 9 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.78%) Perl
13 3 (1.07%) C
14 2 (0.71%) C++
14 2 (0.71%) Groovy
15 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.36%) Go
15 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (11.39%) Degree
2 20 (7.12%) CISSP
3 19 (6.76%) CISA
3 19 (6.76%) CISM
4 18 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.91%) CCNA
6 9 (3.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (2.85%) JNCIP
8 7 (2.49%) CCNP
8 7 (2.49%) CRISC
8 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.49%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.14%) CISMP
9 6 (2.14%) PMP
9 6 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.14%) SANS
10 5 (1.78%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.07%) CCDP
11 3 (1.07%) CCIE
11 3 (1.07%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.19%) PCI DSS
2 20 (7.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.85%) GDPR
4 7 (2.49%) QA
5 6 (2.14%) ISO 22301
5 6 (2.14%) SLA
6 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.36%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 29 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.69%) Docker
3 8 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (5.34%) Puppet
3 8 (2.85%) SCCM
4 7 (2.49%) Ansible
4 7 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.14%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.14%) Packer
5 6 (2.14%) Salt
5 6 (2.14%) Terraform
6 5 (1.78%) Nagios
7 4 (1.42%) Cacti
7 4 (1.42%) OpenNMS
7 4 (1.42%) RANCID
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.19%) Cisco
3 20 (7.12%) Oracle
4 13 (4.63%) Juniper
5 10 (3.56%) VMware
6 9 (3.20%) Ericsson
7 7 (2.49%) SaltStack
7 7 (2.49%) Veeam
8 6 (2.14%) SAP
9 5 (1.78%) Huawei
10 4 (1.42%) Brocade
10 4 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.42%) Foundry
10 4 (1.42%) Redback
10 4 (1.42%) Zerto
11 3 (1.07%) NEC
11 3 (1.07%) NetApp
11 3 (1.07%) Nortel
11 3 (1.07%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.07%) Sun