The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 100 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £56,250 £58,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,250 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,250 £77,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Network Design
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1506 1413 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.61% 81.68% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1089 1167
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,907 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Design across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Design
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Design across the Cheshire region.

Network Design Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Network Design Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Network Design
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -5 4 £43,750 -35.18%
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Network Design
North West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design.

1 32 (80.00%) Finance
2 28 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (65.00%) Server Hardening
4 23 (57.50%) Information Security
5 22 (55.00%) Windows
5 22 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (50.00%) UNIX
7 14 (35.00%) Web Services
7 14 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (35.00%) SDLC
8 12 (30.00%) Security Management
9 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
9 11 (27.50%) PCI DSS
9 11 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (27.50%) Security Architecture
9 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Firewall
11 9 (22.50%) Network Security
12 8 (20.00%) Banking
13 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 6 (15.00%) Cisco
14 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
14 6 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
14 6 (15.00%) Wealth Management
15 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
15 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (12.50%) C
15 5 (12.50%) C++
16 4 (10.00%) Java

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) Lync
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) Network Security
3 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 32 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) GIS
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) CentOS
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (65.00%) Server Hardening
3 23 (57.50%) Information Security
4 14 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (35.00%) SDLC
5 12 (30.00%) Security Management
6 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
6 11 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Security Architecture
7 6 (15.00%) Wealth Management
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
10 2 (5.00%) ERP
10 2 (5.00%) Anomaly Detection
10 2 (5.00%) ITIL V2
10 2 (5.00%) SIEM
10 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
1 5 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) RHCE
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) HP ASE
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) CCSE
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (27.50%) PCI DSS
3 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Snort
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (7.50%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Juniper
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.50%) F5