Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Metering
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 323 315
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8 +52
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 70 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 0.69% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 19
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +45.16% -22.50%
10th Percentile £35,250 £40,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £81,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +26.37%

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 4,769 5,545 4,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.46% 42.97% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,724 4,473 3,891
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +6 36 £55,000 -16.98% 7
Lancashire +4 29 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Manchester +29 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 27 (38.57%) Process Management
3 25 (35.71%) Smart Energy
4 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 21 (30.00%) Retail
5 17 (24.29%) ITIL
6 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (20.00%) Security Management
8 13 (18.57%) Information Security
8 13 (18.57%) CISSP
8 13 (18.57%) Project Management
8 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
9 12 (17.14%) Service Management
10 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 10 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (14.29%) ISO 9001
11 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
12 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
12 9 (12.86%) PKI
12 9 (12.86%) Process Improvement
13 8 (11.43%) Information Assurance
13 8 (11.43%) Security Operations
13 8 (11.43%) Resource Management
13 8 (11.43%) QMS
13 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
13 8 (11.43%) Quality Management
13 8 (11.43%) Information Security Management
14 7 (10.00%) CISM

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 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Network Security
2 2 (2.86%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Billing
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Quality Manager
3 8 (11.43%) Security Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) PMO Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Service Design Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Security Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Information Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Smart Energy
2 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.86%) PKI
5 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (7.14%) CESG
7 2 (2.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Process Management
2 17 (24.29%) ITIL
3 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (20.00%) Security Management
5 13 (18.57%) Information Security
5 13 (18.57%) Project Management
5 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
6 12 (17.14%) Service Management
7 11 (15.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.86%) Process Improvement
9 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.43%) Information Assurance
10 8 (11.43%) Information Security Management
10 8 (11.43%) QMS
10 8 (11.43%) Quality Management
10 8 (11.43%) Resource Management
10 8 (11.43%) Security Operations
11 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) CISSP
2 7 (10.00%) CISM
3 6 (8.57%) GCIH
3 6 (8.57%) GIAC
4 5 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) CISA
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 10 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (7.14%) PMO
4 3 (4.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Cognos
1 5 (7.14%) Remedy
2 4 (5.71%) Capita
3 2 (2.86%) Tableau