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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 92 113 132
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 21 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 0.67% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.84% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 2
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
1479 1434 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.59% 79.80% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1055 1143
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Warrington - 2 £51,250 -
Network Design
North West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) UNIX
2 22 (62.86%) Finance
3 21 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (45.71%) Information Security
4 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (40.00%) Web Services
6 13 (37.14%) Security Architecture
7 12 (34.29%) Security Management
8 11 (31.43%) Risk Management
8 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
8 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
8 11 (31.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Network Security
10 7 (20.00%) Sourcefire
11 6 (17.14%) Snort
11 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (17.14%) Firewall
11 6 (17.14%) SIEM
11 6 (17.14%) Big Data
11 6 (17.14%) Anomaly Detection
11 6 (17.14%) Data Mining
12 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 5 (14.29%) Cisco
12 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (14.29%) Banking
13 4 (11.43%) Wireless
13 4 (11.43%) CCNP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.71%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Network Security
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) Wireless
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) Broadband
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) FWSM
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) SNMP
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Data Mining
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Security Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Information Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) UNIX
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (45.71%) Information Security
3 14 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (37.14%) Security Architecture
5 12 (34.29%) Security Management
6 11 (31.43%) Risk Management
6 11 (31.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
7 6 (17.14%) SIEM
7 6 (17.14%) Anomaly Detection
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 2 (5.71%) ERP
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
9 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) RHCE
4 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
4 2 (5.71%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.86%) CCSE
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Snort
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.86%) F5