Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Migration
England > North West
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 160 148
Rank change year-on-year +58 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Migration 323 249 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.05% 2.06% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.24% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 234 188 166
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

Migration is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,968 11,099 12,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 94.05% 91.67% 91.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,383 8,934 9,691
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the North West

Migration
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Migration in the North West

Migration
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the North West over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Migration in the North West

Migration
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 Migration within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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 +62 204 £52,500 +16.67% 51
Cheshire +19 53 £50,500 +26.25% 14
Lancashire -9 39 £43,750 -27.08% 12
Merseyside +8 24 £55,000 +6.80% 8
Cumbria -9 1 £45,000 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 115 (35.60%) Microsoft
2 107 (33.13%) Azure
3 73 (22.60%) SQL
4 72 (22.29%) Finance
5 68 (21.05%) Cisco
6 64 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (18.58%) AWS
7 60 (18.58%) Windows
8 57 (17.65%) VMware
9 52 (16.10%) Data Migration
10 51 (15.79%) Office 365
10 51 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 50 (15.48%) Project Delivery
12 48 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (14.24%) Active Directory
14 43 (13.31%) Change Management
15 42 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
16 39 (12.07%) Broadband
17 38 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (11.76%) Project Management
18 37 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 35 (10.84%) DevOps
20 34 (10.53%) Data Centre
20 34 (10.53%) ITIL
21 32 (9.91%) Disaster Recovery
21 32 (9.91%) Firewall
21 32 (9.91%) Management Information System
21 32 (9.91%) CCNA
22 31 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management

Migration
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 20 (6.19%) MS Exchange
1 20 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.02%) IIS
3 8 (2.48%) CMS
4 7 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.17%) WordPress
5 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.93%) SAS
6 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Magento
2 6 (1.86%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.62%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.62%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 107 (33.13%) Azure
2 60 (18.58%) AWS
3 51 (15.79%) Office 365
4 19 (5.88%) GCP
5 13 (4.02%) Power Platform
6 12 (3.72%) IaaS
7 8 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.48%) SaaS
8 7 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (1.55%) Asana
9 5 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.55%) GitHub
10 4 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.93%) G Suite
11 3 (0.93%) PaaS
12 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.31%) Boomi
13 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.07%) Broadband
2 32 (9.91%) Firewall
3 24 (7.43%) WAN
4 21 (6.50%) LAN
5 20 (6.19%) DNS
6 16 (4.95%) DSLAM
7 13 (4.02%) DHCP
7 13 (4.02%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (3.72%) FCoE
8 12 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (3.72%) iSCSI
8 12 (3.72%) SAN
8 12 (3.72%) Software-Defined Networking
8 12 (3.72%) VSAN
9 11 (3.41%) VPN
10 10 (3.10%) VLAN
11 9 (2.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (2.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (2.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.33%) MySQL
7 13 (4.02%) Power BI
8 11 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.86%) Big Data
12 6 (1.86%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (1.86%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.55%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.17%) Vagrant
3 6 (1.86%) GitLab
3 6 (1.86%) JIRA
4 5 (1.55%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.62%) git-flow
6 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.62%) MSI
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.31%) CF BOSH
7 1 (0.31%) ERwin
7 1 (0.31%) MSTest
7 1 (0.31%) NUnit
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 72 (22.29%) Finance
2 31 (9.60%) Banking
2 31 (9.60%) Retail
3 27 (8.36%) Public Sector
4 16 (4.95%) Marketing
5 14 (4.33%) Local Government
5 14 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.10%) Legal
8 7 (2.17%) Billing
9 6 (1.86%) Fire and Rescue
9 6 (1.86%) Police
10 4 (1.24%) Back Office
10 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.93%) Advertising
11 3 (0.93%) Games
11 3 (0.93%) Law
12 2 (0.62%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.31%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (16.72%) Developer
2 49 (15.17%) Architect
2 49 (15.17%) Consultant
3 33 (10.22%) Analyst
4 29 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (7.43%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
7 16 (4.95%) IP Engineer
8 14 (4.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 14 (4.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.33%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.02%) AWS Architect
9 13 (4.02%) Data Analyst
10 12 (3.72%) AWS Consultant
11 11 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (2.79%) Azure Architect
12 9 (2.79%) IT Engineer
12 9 (2.79%) PHP Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.29%) Web Services
2 26 (8.05%) .NET
3 22 (6.81%) Laravel
4 19 (5.88%) Middleware
5 12 (3.72%) CSS
5 12 (3.72%) Flash
6 11 (3.41%) HTML
7 8 (2.48%) Node.js
7 8 (2.48%) REST
7 8 (2.48%) Symfony
7 8 (2.48%) XML
8 7 (2.17%) SOAP
9 6 (1.86%) JSON
9 6 (1.86%) LAMP
10 5 (1.55%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (1.55%) RESTful
10 5 (1.55%) Tailwind CSS
11 4 (1.24%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.93%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 32 (9.91%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.57%) Replication
5 17 (5.26%) FlexPod
6 14 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (4.02%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.79%) User Experience
9 8 (2.48%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (2.17%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.55%) PKI
12 4 (1.24%) Cyberattack
12 4 (1.24%) NHS
13 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.58%) Windows
2 29 (8.98%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.64%) Windows 10
4 14 (4.33%) Data ONTAP
4 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.02%) Linux
6 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.55%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.93%) Unix
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.10%) Data Migration
3 50 (15.48%) Project Delivery
4 48 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (13.31%) Change Management
6 38 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (11.76%) Project Management
7 35 (10.84%) DevOps
8 34 (10.53%) ITIL
9 32 (9.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (8.05%) Coaching
11 26 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (8.05%) PRINCE2
12 24 (7.43%) Service Delivery
13 23 (7.12%) Presales
14 22 (6.81%) Open Source
15 21 (6.50%) CRM
15 21 (6.50%) Line Management
16 20 (6.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.60%) SQL
2 18 (5.57%) T-SQL
3 17 (5.26%) PHP
3 17 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.64%) C#
5 12 (3.72%) C
6 11 (3.41%) Java
7 10 (3.10%) Python
8 7 (2.17%) VBA
9 6 (1.86%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.86%) VB
9 6 (1.86%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.55%) U-SQL
11 4 (1.24%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.24%) R
12 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.93%) SOQL
13 2 (0.62%) Ruby
13 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (9.91%) CCNA
3 25 (7.74%) Degree
4 16 (4.95%) JNCIA
5 15 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.72%) CCNP
8 10 (3.10%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.79%) CCIE
9 9 (2.79%) VCAP
10 8 (2.48%) MCSE
10 8 (2.48%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.86%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.24%) CISA
12 4 (1.24%) CISSP
12 4 (1.24%) NCDA
12 4 (1.24%) NCIE
12 4 (1.24%) SANS
12 4 (1.24%) SSCP
13 3 (0.93%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.95%) SLA
2 15 (4.64%) PMO
3 10 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.86%) GDPR
6 4 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.24%) NIST
6 4 (1.24%) QA
7 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (14.24%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.74%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.26%) Docker
4 17 (5.26%) VMware NSX
5 12 (3.72%) NFS
6 6 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.31%) vSphere
10 1 (0.31%) XenApp
10 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.64%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.33%) SCCM
3 12 (3.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (3.10%) Ansible
4 10 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.10%) Puppet
5 9 (2.79%) FortiGate
5 9 (2.79%) SCOM
5 9 (2.79%) Terraform
6 6 (1.86%) CASB
6 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.86%) Packer
6 6 (1.86%) Salt
7 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.62%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.62%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.62%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.62%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 115 (35.60%) Microsoft
2 68 (21.05%) Cisco
3 57 (17.65%) VMware
4 27 (8.36%) NetApp
5 25 (7.74%) Juniper
6 21 (6.50%) BT
6 21 (6.50%) Google
7 19 (5.88%) HP
7 19 (5.88%) Veeam
8 18 (5.57%) Tableau
9 16 (4.95%) Ericsson
9 16 (4.95%) Huawei
9 16 (4.95%) Redback
10 15 (4.64%) Oracle
11 14 (4.33%) Rackspace
12 12 (3.72%) Citrix
12 12 (3.72%) Informatica
12 12 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (3.10%) IBM
14 9 (2.79%) Symantec