The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 218 219 218
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 29 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 2.59% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 22
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,250 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Ethernet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
952 1042 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.62% 14.53% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 766 882 884
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethernet across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ethernet
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethernet across the North West region.

Ethernet Salary Trend in the North West

Ethernet
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethernet across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Ethernet Salary Histogram in the North West

Ethernet
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Manchester +4 13 £58,000 +78.46% 4
Cheshire +8 12 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Lancashire -1 4 £25,000 +40.84%
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Ethernet 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 Ethernet.

1 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.75%) Cisco
3 28 (43.75%) VPN
4 27 (42.19%) DNS
5 26 (40.63%) LAN
5 26 (40.63%) VMware
6 25 (39.06%) Firewall
7 22 (34.38%) VoIP
7 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
7 22 (34.38%) SAN
8 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
8 21 (32.81%) DHCP
9 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
9 18 (28.13%) Internet
10 17 (26.56%) Telecoms
10 17 (26.56%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (23.44%) WAN
12 15 (23.44%) Broadband
12 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
13 14 (21.88%) IPv4
13 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (20.31%) Citrix
14 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (20.31%) Linux
15 12 (18.75%) MPLS
15 12 (18.75%) Wireless

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Ethernet 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 Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.63%) IIS
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 8 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (3.13%) Office 365
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) VPN
2 27 (42.19%) DNS
3 26 (40.63%) LAN
4 25 (39.06%) Firewall
5 22 (34.38%) VoIP
5 22 (34.38%) SAN
6 21 (32.81%) DHCP
6 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
7 18 (28.13%) Internet
8 17 (26.56%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (23.44%) WAN
9 15 (23.44%) Broadband
10 14 (21.88%) IPv4
11 12 (18.75%) MPLS
11 12 (18.75%) Wireless
12 10 (15.63%) iSCSI
13 9 (14.06%) IPsec
13 9 (14.06%) ADSL
14 8 (12.50%) SSL
14 8 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) CodeWarrior
General
1 17 (26.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 7 (10.94%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Replication
3 5 (7.81%) Life Science
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) IPTV
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 11 (17.19%) Android
5 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Vista
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (6.25%) Windows CE
9 3 (4.69%) UNIX
9 3 (4.69%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
1 10 (15.63%) Incident Management
2 9 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) Identity Management
4 6 (9.38%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
4 6 (9.38%) MapReduce
4 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.25%) Coaching
5 4 (6.25%) CAD
5 4 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.69%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) C
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.19%) Degree
3 7 (10.94%) CCNP
4 3 (4.69%) CCNA
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CCSA
5 2 (3.13%) CCSE
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 2 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.81%) vCloud
6 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.69%) vSphere
8 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.56%) Firmware
9 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) OpenView
1 2 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.75%) Cisco
3 26 (40.63%) VMware
4 13 (20.31%) Citrix
5 10 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (6.25%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (4.69%) Juniper
7 3 (4.69%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Nokia
8 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.13%) F5
8 2 (3.13%) BT
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) Sage
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