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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 229 212 210
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 23 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 2.57% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 33
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £18,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1082 1010 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.74% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 899 857 886
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -14 13 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Merseyside - 6 £19,000 -
Lancashire -10 3 £17,000 -48.09%
Cheshire -10 1 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.88%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.86%) MPLS
3 23 (40.35%) WAN
4 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
5 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 16 (28.07%) Windows
6 16 (28.07%) ADSL
7 15 (26.32%) LAN
7 15 (26.32%) Internet
7 15 (26.32%) BGP
7 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 14 (24.56%) OSPF
9 12 (21.05%) Wireless
9 12 (21.05%) Linux
9 12 (21.05%) CCNP
9 12 (21.05%) VPLS
10 11 (19.30%) VPN
10 11 (19.30%) CCNA
10 11 (19.30%) Broadband
11 10 (17.54%) Juniper
12 9 (15.79%) DNS
12 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (15.79%) Degree
13 8 (14.04%) Fortinet
13 8 (14.04%) Network Management
13 8 (14.04%) SNMP
14 7 (12.28%) CCIE
14 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) MPLS
2 23 (40.35%) WAN
3 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
4 16 (28.07%) ADSL
5 15 (26.32%) LAN
5 15 (26.32%) Internet
5 15 (26.32%) BGP
6 14 (24.56%) OSPF
7 12 (21.05%) Wireless
7 12 (21.05%) VPLS
8 11 (19.30%) Broadband
8 11 (19.30%) VPN
9 9 (15.79%) DNS
9 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (14.04%) SNMP
11 6 (10.53%) DSL
12 5 (8.77%) Firewall
12 5 (8.77%) SDH
12 5 (8.77%) NGN
12 5 (8.77%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
2 5 (8.77%) Field Engineer
2 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Developer
3 4 (7.02%) Analyst
3 4 (7.02%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Systems Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Embedded C Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (3.51%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) HTML5
1 2 (3.51%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) IPTV
2 3 (5.26%) Firmware
2 3 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.51%) VHDL
3 2 (3.51%) Verilog
3 2 (3.51%) SystemC
3 2 (3.51%) ASIC
3 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) SCADA
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Network Management
2 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
2 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.28%) Project Planning
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Change Management
4 5 (8.77%) Project Management
4 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.77%) Network Design
5 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.02%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Analytics
6 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.51%) Validation
7 2 (3.51%) OO
7 2 (3.51%) CRM
7 2 (3.51%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) C
2 3 (5.26%) C++
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
3 2 (3.51%) Tcl
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.51%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.05%) CCNP
3 11 (19.30%) CCNA
4 9 (15.79%) Degree
5 7 (12.28%) CCIE
6 4 (7.02%) CCIP
6 4 (7.02%) CCDA
6 4 (7.02%) CCDP
7 1 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (1.75%) MCP
7 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) VCP4
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.26%) vSphere
2 2 (3.51%) vCloud
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) OpenView
1 4 (7.02%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Cisco
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) Juniper
4 8 (14.04%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.77%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.02%) VMware
7 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.02%) Nokia
7 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.02%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) F5
8 3 (5.26%) BT
9 2 (3.51%) Zend
9 2 (3.51%) Xilinx
9 2 (3.51%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (3.51%) Cadence
9 2 (3.51%) Altera
9 2 (3.51%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 2 (3.51%) Synopsys
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