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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 237 211 230
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 23 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 3.33% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 28
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £18,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £49,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £40,589
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +0.99%
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
1048 990 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.19% 14.58% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 877 822 897
Average salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -19 13 £37,500 -1.31% 3
Merseyside - 6 £19,000 -
Lancashire -2 3 £17,000 -39.28% 1
Cheshire -21 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 29 (52.73%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (41.82%) MPLS
4 22 (40.00%) WAN
5 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.27%) BGP
6 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 14 (25.45%) Windows
7 14 (25.45%) LAN
8 13 (23.64%) ADSL
8 13 (23.64%) Linux
8 13 (23.64%) Internet
8 13 (23.64%) OSPF
9 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
9 12 (21.82%) Broadband
10 11 (20.00%) CCNP
10 11 (20.00%) VPLS
11 10 (18.18%) Juniper
11 10 (18.18%) CCNA
11 10 (18.18%) VPN
11 10 (18.18%) DNS
11 10 (18.18%) Wireless
12 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
12 9 (16.36%) Degree
13 8 (14.55%) Fortinet
13 8 (14.55%) Network Management
13 8 (14.55%) MS Office
13 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) MPLS
2 22 (40.00%) WAN
3 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 15 (27.27%) BGP
5 14 (25.45%) LAN
6 13 (23.64%) ADSL
6 13 (23.64%) OSPF
6 13 (23.64%) Internet
7 12 (21.82%) Broadband
8 11 (20.00%) VPLS
9 10 (18.18%) Wireless
9 10 (18.18%) VPN
9 10 (18.18%) DNS
10 6 (10.91%) SNMP
10 6 (10.91%) Firewall
10 6 (10.91%) DSL
11 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (7.27%) SDH
12 4 (7.27%) VoIP
12 4 (7.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Team Leader
3 4 (7.27%) Developer
3 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Field Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Support Technician
4 3 (5.45%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Systems Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (3.64%) C Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior C Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Embedded C Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) HTML
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
1 2 (3.64%) jQuery
1 2 (3.64%) HTML5
1 2 (3.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) IPTV
3 2 (3.64%) SystemC
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
3 2 (3.64%) ASIC
3 2 (3.64%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.64%) VHDL
3 2 (3.64%) Verilog
3 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Xbox
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
3 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.45%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.55%) Network Management
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 5 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
4 4 (7.27%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.27%) Network Design
4 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.45%) Analytics
5 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.64%) Change Control
6 2 (3.64%) IC Design
6 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) C++
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) Perl
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
2 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
2 2 (3.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.00%) CCNP
3 10 (18.18%) CCNA
4 9 (16.36%) Degree
5 6 (10.91%) CCIE
6 4 (7.27%) CCDA
6 4 (7.27%) CCDP
6 4 (7.27%) CCIP
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.82%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.64%) vCloud
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) OpenView
1 4 (7.27%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Cisco
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) Juniper
4 8 (14.55%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.27%) F5
7 4 (7.27%) BT
7 4 (7.27%) VMware
7 4 (7.27%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.27%) Nokia
7 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.27%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) Xilinx
8 2 (3.64%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (3.64%) Cadence
8 2 (3.64%) Altera
8 2 (3.64%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (3.64%) Synopsys
8 2 (3.64%) Zend
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