Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 340 356
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 0
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 66 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.15% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.38% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 1
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +122.22% -48.57%
10th Percentile £34,375 £38,000 £17,500
90th Percentile £74,375 £47,250 £18,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

Smart Meter is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5210 5042 4585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.19% 40.29% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4071 4204 3643
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Cheshire - 34 £60,000 - 1
Lancashire +12 27 £42,500 +6.25%
Manchester - 5 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £67,500 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 28 (42.42%) Smart Energy
2 18 (27.27%) Process Management
2 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (25.76%) CISSP
3 17 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (24.24%) CISM
4 16 (24.24%) Finance
5 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (22.73%) Information Security
5 15 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.21%) CISA
7 13 (19.70%) GIAC
7 13 (19.70%) Security Architecture
8 12 (18.18%) Change Management
9 11 (16.67%) Security Management
10 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
11 9 (13.64%) Information Assurance
12 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
12 8 (12.12%) PKI
12 8 (12.12%) Service Management
13 7 (10.61%) CRM
13 7 (10.61%) GCIH
13 7 (10.61%) Billing
13 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
13 7 (10.61%) Digital Forensics
13 7 (10.61%) Network Security
13 7 (10.61%) Protective Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Network Security
2 6 (9.09%) IPsec
2 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Billing
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Analyst
2 21 (31.82%) Security Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Security Operations Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Transformation Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Transformation Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Smart Metering Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) OAuth
1 6 (9.09%) OpenID
1 6 (9.09%) REST
1 6 (9.09%) SAML
1 6 (9.09%) SOAP
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Smart Energy
2 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (22.73%) Management Information System
4 8 (12.12%) PKI
5 6 (9.09%) CESG
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
7 2 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
1 6 (9.09%) Unix
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Process Management
2 15 (22.73%) Information Security
2 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Security Architecture
5 12 (18.18%) Change Management
6 11 (16.67%) Security Management
7 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.64%) Information Assurance
9 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
9 8 (12.12%) Service Management
10 7 (10.61%) CRM
10 7 (10.61%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (10.61%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (10.61%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (10.61%) Security Operations
10 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
11 6 (9.09%) ITIL
11 6 (9.09%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) Java
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) CISSP
2 16 (24.24%) CISM
3 14 (21.21%) CISA
4 13 (19.70%) GIAC
5 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.61%) GCIH
7 6 (9.09%) CCIE
7 6 (9.09%) CEH
7 6 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (9.09%) Degree
7 6 (9.09%) ISSAP
7 6 (9.09%) SSCP
8 4 (6.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.52%) ISEB
10 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.58%) QA
3 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (3.03%) PMO
5 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 15288
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Capita