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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 249 239 233
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 4 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.061% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £48,750 £53,250 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +35.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,850 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £60,650 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
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 31 July 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 +1 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire +1 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 15 (62.50%) Network Security
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) CCIE
5 11 (45.83%) CCNP
6 10 (41.67%) WAN
6 10 (41.67%) LAN
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Validation
9 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
9 5 (20.83%) F5
9 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
9 5 (20.83%) Juniper
9 5 (20.83%) BGP
10 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
11 3 (12.50%) Wireless
11 3 (12.50%) MPLS
11 3 (12.50%) SLA
11 3 (12.50%) ITIL
11 3 (12.50%) CCNA
12 2 (8.33%) UNIX
12 2 (8.33%) Linux
12 2 (8.33%) DHCP
12 2 (8.33%) RIP
12 2 (8.33%) DNS
12 2 (8.33%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (62.50%) Network Security
2 10 (41.67%) WAN
2 10 (41.67%) LAN
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) WLAN
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) RIP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.33%) IGRP
6 2 (8.33%) NX-OS
6 2 (8.33%) Telepresence
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Validation
2 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCIE
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Juniper
2 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
2 5 (20.83%) F5
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) BT