The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 220 257
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 24 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.14% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.36% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 1
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +125.00%  
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,000 £17,500
90th Percentile £72,875 £50,000 £18,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.42% +5.00%  

Smart Meter is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2784 2225 2395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.59% 39.72% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3011 2658 2894
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the North West

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Smart Meter in the North West

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Smart Meter in the North West

Smart Meter
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 Smart Meter within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Lancashire +6 13 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Cheshire - 7 £65,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £50,000 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter.

1 20 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (46.34%) Change Management
3 17 (41.46%) Smart Energy
4 16 (39.02%) Business Analysis
5 15 (36.59%) Degree
6 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (24.39%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.07%) Information Security
7 7 (17.07%) CISA
7 7 (17.07%) B2B
8 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
8 6 (14.63%) SaaS
8 6 (14.63%) Line Management
9 5 (12.20%) Time Management
9 5 (12.20%) Service Management
9 5 (12.20%) Process Management
10 4 (9.76%) CISM
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Finance
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
10 4 (9.76%) Programme Delivery
11 3 (7.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (7.32%) Pricing Strategy
11 3 (7.32%) Service Design
11 3 (7.32%) Remediation Plan
11 3 (7.32%) Contract Management

Smart Meter
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) ZigBee
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Billing
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Business Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Security Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Information Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Change Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Product Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Head of Service Management
8 3 (7.32%) Smart Metering Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Change and Release Manager
10 1 (2.44%) Customer Services Manager
10 1 (2.44%) IT Manager
10 1 (2.44%) IT Services Manager
10 1 (2.44%) Process Manager
10 1 (2.44%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (41.46%) Smart Energy
3 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Change Management
2 16 (39.02%) Business Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (24.39%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (17.07%) B2B
4 7 (17.07%) Information Security
5 6 (14.63%) Line Management
6 5 (12.20%) Process Management
6 5 (12.20%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) Time Management
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Contract Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.32%) Pricing Strategy
8 3 (7.32%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) CISA
3 4 (9.76%) CISM
4 3 (7.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (7.32%) QA
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