The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design 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 Network Design over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 216 204 238
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 32 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 29
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,050 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.10% +11.11%
Network Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Design across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Design
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Design Salary Trend in the North West

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Network Design Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Design
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 Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cheshire -7 14 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Manchester -15 14 £50,000 - 4
Lancashire - 4 £37,000 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Network Design 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 Network Design.

1 39 (58.21%) Finance
2 28 (41.79%) Cisco
3 24 (35.82%) ITIL
3 24 (35.82%) Firewall
4 20 (29.85%) Windows
4 20 (29.85%) Wireless
5 19 (28.36%) UNIX
6 18 (26.87%) Juniper
7 16 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (20.90%) CCNP
8 14 (20.90%) Information Security
8 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
8 14 (20.90%) F5
9 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
9 13 (19.40%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (16.42%) Banking
11 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 11 (16.42%) Financial Institution
12 10 (14.93%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (14.93%) Linux
12 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.43%) Project Management
14 8 (11.94%) CCDP
14 8 (11.94%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (10.45%) Sourcefire
15 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
15 7 (10.45%) MPLS
15 7 (10.45%) LAN
15 7 (10.45%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Network Design 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 Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) Lync
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) Firewall
2 20 (29.85%) Wireless
3 8 (11.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (10.45%) MPLS
4 7 (10.45%) LAN
5 6 (8.96%) WAN
5 6 (8.96%) VPN
5 6 (8.96%) Internet
6 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.97%) Broadband
6 4 (5.97%) OSPF
6 4 (5.97%) Network Security
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.48%) BGP
8 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.99%) Megaco
8 2 (2.99%) H.323
8 2 (2.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Data Mining
1 6 (8.96%) Big Data
General
1 39 (58.21%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
2 11 (16.42%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Senior Network Architect
3 12 (17.91%) Network Architect
3 12 (17.91%) Senior Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Security Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Security Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Network Support
8 2 (2.99%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Celerra
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) UNIX
3 10 (14.93%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.99%) Debian
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) Information Security
3 13 (19.40%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
5 6 (8.96%) Anomaly Detection
5 6 (8.96%) SIEM
6 5 (7.46%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (7.46%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.46%) Change Management
7 4 (5.97%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) Network Management
8 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.48%) Security Management
9 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.99%) Business Development
9 2 (2.99%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) Python
1 2 (2.99%) Perl
1 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.90%) CCNP
2 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
3 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
4 10 (14.93%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (11.94%) CCDP
6 7 (10.45%) CCNA
7 5 (7.46%) Degree
7 5 (7.46%) CCDA
8 2 (2.99%) CISSP
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.99%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (2.99%) MCSE
8 2 (2.99%) MCSA
8 2 (2.99%) MCP
9 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.49%) CCSE
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Snort
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Cacti
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
1 1 (1.49%) nmon
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco
2 18 (26.87%) Juniper
3 14 (20.90%) F5
4 7 (10.45%) Sourcefire
5 6 (8.96%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.97%) VMware
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
9 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.99%) Avaya
9 2 (2.99%) Sonus
9 2 (2.99%) Acme Packet
10 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.49%) IronPort
10 1 (1.49%) IBM
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