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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 224 229 222
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 20 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 1.87% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 21
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
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
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +22 11 £35,000 +40.00% 7
Cheshire +15 4 £46,500 -38.00%
Merseyside -2 4 £39,200 +106.31%
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (48.65%) Linux
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
3 14 (37.84%) LAN
4 13 (35.14%) DNS
4 13 (35.14%) Broadband
5 12 (32.43%) Firewall
5 12 (32.43%) Unix
5 12 (32.43%) 802.1X
6 11 (29.73%) VPN
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
7 10 (27.03%) Internet
7 10 (27.03%) OSPF
7 10 (27.03%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
7 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (24.32%) Change Management
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (24.32%) IPv6
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (24.32%) WAN
8 9 (24.32%) MPLS
8 9 (24.32%) Wireless
8 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (21.62%) TACACS
9 8 (21.62%) 802.11
9 8 (21.62%) SNMP
9 8 (21.62%) AIX

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
2 14 (37.84%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) Broadband
3 13 (35.14%) DNS
4 12 (32.43%) Firewall
5 11 (29.73%) VPN
6 10 (27.03%) Internet
6 10 (27.03%) OSPF
7 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (24.32%) IPv6
7 9 (24.32%) MPLS
7 9 (24.32%) WAN
7 9 (24.32%) Wireless
8 8 (21.62%) 802.11
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (21.62%) SNMP
8 8 (21.62%) SSH
8 8 (21.62%) TACACS
9 7 (18.92%) SAN
9 7 (18.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) IP Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.70%) STB
3 1 (2.70%) Verilog
3 1 (2.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Unix
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) AIX
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Debian
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) High Availability
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Coaching
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.51%) Network Design
4 5 (13.51%) Network Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.41%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PHP
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) CCNA
4 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
4 4 (10.81%) JNCIP
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
2 4 (10.81%) Cacti
2 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
3 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
4 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Brocade
5 5 (13.51%) F5
5 5 (13.51%) Juniper
5 5 (13.51%) NetScout
6 4 (10.81%) BT
6 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Altera
8 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
8 1 (2.70%) Xilinx
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