The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / North West
Rank 221 193 223
Rank change year-on-year -28 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 27 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.74% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.78% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 24
Median salary £40,000 £46,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.97% +28.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,750 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.67% -2.10%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next 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 common skills.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2107 2354 2617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.76% 41.39% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1878 1985
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
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 Pharmaceutical within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -30 15 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Cheshire +6 8 £40,000 -33.33% 10
Merseyside -2 3 £42,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical 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 Pharmaceutical.

1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 27 (50.94%) Network Security
3 26 (49.06%) Data Centre
4 23 (43.40%) Retail
4 23 (43.40%) Cisco
5 22 (41.51%) Firewall
6 21 (39.62%) CCNP
6 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.53%) CCIE
8 13 (24.53%) CCSP
8 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
8 13 (24.53%) Fortinet
8 13 (24.53%) CCSE
8 13 (24.53%) CCSA
8 13 (24.53%) Splunk
8 13 (24.53%) FortiGate
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.75%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) VPN
11 10 (18.87%) Degree
11 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
12 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
12 9 (16.98%) ITIL
12 9 (16.98%) Windows
13 8 (15.09%) Ethernet
13 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
13 8 (15.09%) Citrix
13 8 (15.09%) Riverbed

Pharmaceutical
Top Related 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 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) AdWords
2 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.89%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.89%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Network Security
2 22 (41.51%) Firewall
3 11 (20.75%) VPN
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (15.09%) Ethernet
4 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.32%) SAN
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
6 5 (9.43%) LAN
6 5 (9.43%) WAN
7 4 (7.55%) NAS
7 4 (7.55%) Skype
8 1 (1.89%) Broadband
8 1 (1.89%) HTTP
8 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 23 (43.40%) Retail
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.66%) Law
5 3 (5.66%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Consultant
1 21 (39.62%) Network Consultant
1 21 (39.62%) Network Security Consultant
1 21 (39.62%) Security Consultant
2 6 (11.32%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) Project Director
5 2 (3.77%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 1 (1.89%) Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials Support
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials Support Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
5 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
1 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL V3
3 5 (9.43%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Operations Management
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.66%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.77%) ERP
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.77%) SSADM
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 1 (1.89%) BDD
7 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (1.89%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) CCNP
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.53%) CCIE
2 13 (24.53%) CCSA
2 13 (24.53%) CCSE
2 13 (24.53%) CCSP
3 10 (18.87%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (3.77%) GAMP
2 2 (3.77%) GMP
2 2 (3.77%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) FortiGate
2 5 (9.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (9.43%) SCOM
3 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 4 (7.55%) SCDPM
3 4 (7.55%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
3 13 (24.53%) Fortinet
3 13 (24.53%) Splunk
4 8 (15.09%) Citrix
4 8 (15.09%) Riverbed
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle
6 3 (5.66%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) Epicor
8 1 (1.89%) Facebook
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.89%) Siemens
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter
8 1 (1.89%) Wonderware
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