The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 223 236 257
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 11 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Average salary £41,250 £44,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,300 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £57,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
Network Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5728 6484 7011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 95.14% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 5233 5968
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Network Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Network Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Consultant
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 Network Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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 +29 10 £35,000 -
Cheshire +2 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title.

1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 28 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 26 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (63.89%) Network Security
5 18 (50.00%) CCNP
6 16 (44.44%) CCIE
6 16 (44.44%) LAN
7 14 (38.89%) WAN
8 13 (36.11%) Firewall
8 13 (36.11%) Fortinet
9 12 (33.33%) BGP
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (19.44%) Network Architecture
12 7 (19.44%) MPLS
12 7 (19.44%) CCNA
12 7 (19.44%) SLA
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) Wireless
13 6 (16.67%) DNS
13 6 (16.67%) DHCP
13 6 (16.67%) Juniper
13 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
13 6 (16.67%) F5
14 5 (13.89%) OSPF
14 5 (13.89%) EIGRP
14 5 (13.89%) IGRP
14 5 (13.89%) RIP
14 5 (13.89%) Validation
14 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Network Security
2 16 (44.44%) LAN
3 14 (38.89%) WAN
4 13 (36.11%) Firewall
5 12 (33.33%) BGP
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (19.44%) MPLS
9 6 (16.67%) Wireless
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) DHCP
10 5 (13.89%) OSPF
10 5 (13.89%) EIGRP
10 5 (13.89%) IGRP
10 5 (13.89%) RIP
11 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
11 2 (5.56%) NX-OS
11 2 (5.56%) Telepresence
11 2 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Network Architecture
2 5 (13.89%) Validation
2 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) B2B
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCNP
3 16 (44.44%) CCIE
4 7 (19.44%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) Fortinet
3 6 (16.67%) Juniper
3 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.78%) BT