Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 332 327
Rank change year-on-year +45 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 38 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.028% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.074% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 7
South West median annual salary £29,250 £32,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -45.83% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £31,250 £34,400
90th Percentile £41,400 £33,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%

Life Science 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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,810 4,066 4,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.97% 38.46% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,971 3,312 3,516
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the South West

Life Science
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science in the South West.

Salary trend for Life Science in the South West

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in the South West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the South West

Life Science
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Wiltshire - 21 £19,500 -
Cornwall - 10 £37,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 - -
Somerset +9 2 - -
Dorset -23 2 £29,250 -10.00%
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Life Science 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 South West region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 19 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
4 9 (23.68%) LAN
4 9 (23.68%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (21.05%) CCNA
5 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (18.42%) VMware
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.79%) Office 365
7 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.16%) VPN
8 5 (13.16%) DNS
8 5 (13.16%) DHCP
8 5 (13.16%) Juniper
8 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
8 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) Wireless
8 5 (13.16%) IPsec
8 5 (13.16%) MPLS
8 5 (13.16%) OSPF
8 5 (13.16%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (13.16%) SIEM

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 5 (13.16%) DNS
5 5 (13.16%) IPsec
5 5 (13.16%) MPLS
5 5 (13.16%) OSPF
5 5 (13.16%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) Wireless
6 4 (10.53%) Network Security
6 4 (10.53%) VoIP
7 1 (2.63%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) ICT Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) ICT Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security Specialist
2 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Support
3 4 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Support
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Graduate
5 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Ajax
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
1 2 (5.26%) JSON
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) FMCG
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.16%) Coaching
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.16%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (13.16%) SIEM
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Presales
6 3 (7.89%) ITSM
6 3 (7.89%) MODAF
6 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.89%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.26%) PHP
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
1 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) CCNA
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCNP
2 4 (10.53%) MCP
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CITP
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) COBIT
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) Meraki
5 4 (10.53%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft