Period
to 22 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 313 339
Rank change year-on-year +52 +26 +34
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 91 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 0.91% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 66 40 19
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +150.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% -4.55%

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 4,501 5,398 4,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.96% 41.15% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,582 4,223 4,174
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,695 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 +40 51 £52,500 -20.75% 5
Lancashire +23 37 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester +12 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter.

1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 29 (31.87%) Process Management
3 27 (29.67%) Retail
4 26 (28.57%) ITIL
5 19 (20.88%) Smart Energy
6 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (17.58%) Problem Management
7 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.58%) Management Information System
8 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 14 (15.38%) CISSP
9 13 (14.29%) Service Management
9 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
10 12 (13.19%) Remedy
10 12 (13.19%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.09%) Service Design
11 11 (12.09%) PMO
11 11 (12.09%) Security Architecture
11 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (12.09%) MS Visio
11 11 (12.09%) Security Management
12 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.99%) Project Management
12 10 (10.99%) Portfolio Management
13 9 (9.89%) Process Improvement
13 9 (9.89%) pSOS
13 9 (9.89%) Change Management
13 9 (9.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (12.09%) MS Visio
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Network Security
2 6 (6.59%) Firewall
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.30%) Wireless
4 2 (2.20%) FTP
4 2 (2.20%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) HTTP
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
5 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) SMTP
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.10%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 27 (29.67%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) PMO Manager
3 11 (12.09%) Security Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Security Operations Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Software Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) Incident Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Major Incident Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Performance Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Incident Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Service Design Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) CSS
2 2 (2.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) OAuth
3 1 (1.10%) OpenID
3 1 (1.10%) REST
3 1 (1.10%) SAML
3 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Smart Energy
2 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (17.58%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.79%) PKI
5 5 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.30%) CESG
6 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.20%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.10%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) pSOS
2 2 (2.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Process Management
2 26 (28.57%) ITIL
3 16 (17.58%) Problem Management
3 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 13 (14.29%) Service Management
6 12 (13.19%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.09%) Security Architecture
7 11 (12.09%) Security Management
7 11 (12.09%) Service Design
7 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.99%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (10.99%) Project Management
9 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Change Management
9 9 (9.89%) Process Improvement
9 9 (9.89%) Resource Management
10 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) C
2 2 (2.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) CISSP
2 7 (7.69%) Degree
3 6 (6.59%) CISM
3 6 (6.59%) GCIH
3 6 (6.59%) GIAC
3 6 (6.59%) ISEB
3 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (3.30%) CISA
6 2 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.10%) CCSP
7 1 (1.10%) CEH
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) PMO
2 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.59%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (3.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.10%) GDPR
5 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) vCloud
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Remedy
2 5 (5.49%) HP
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Casewise
5 1 (1.10%) Cognos
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) SmartCo