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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 232 226 218
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 19 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.33% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 34
Average salary £57,000 £46,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £58,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
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
5999 5422 5797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.88% 77.62% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 4591 5047
Average salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 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
(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 -2 14 £57,000 +25.27% 2
Cheshire -10 4 £33,750 -40.00% 2
Merseyside 0 1 £58,000 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (57.14%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (40.00%) WAN
3 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 13 (37.14%) Juniper
3 13 (37.14%) MPLS
3 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 12 (34.29%) Wireless
4 12 (34.29%) LAN
5 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) CCIE
9 6 (17.14%) OSPF
9 6 (17.14%) F5
10 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
10 5 (14.29%) Network Security
10 5 (14.29%) CCDP
10 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 4 (11.43%) CCIP
11 4 (11.43%) UNIX
11 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
11 4 (11.43%) CCDA
11 4 (11.43%) BGP
11 4 (11.43%) VPLS
11 4 (11.43%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) JNCIA
11 4 (11.43%) JNCIE
11 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) WAN
2 13 (37.14%) MPLS
2 13 (37.14%) Firewall
3 12 (34.29%) Wireless
3 12 (34.29%) LAN
4 6 (17.14%) OSPF
5 5 (14.29%) Network Security
5 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 4 (11.43%) VPLS
6 4 (11.43%) BGP
7 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (8.57%) VLAN
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) DNS
8 2 (5.71%) Intranet
8 2 (5.71%) DHCP
8 2 (5.71%) ADSL
8 2 (5.71%) SNMP
8 2 (5.71%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Military
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Network Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Network Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) NHS
1 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.71%) GIS
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Solaris
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 4 (11.43%) Information Management
4 3 (8.57%) Content Management
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Signal Processing
5 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) Communications Security
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) CCIE
6 5 (14.29%) CCDP
7 4 (11.43%) CCDA
7 4 (11.43%) CCIP
7 4 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) JNCIA
7 4 (11.43%) JNCIE
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.71%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) CCNA
10 1 (2.86%) MCP
10 1 (2.86%) MCSE
10 1 (2.86%) CISSP
10 1 (2.86%) MCITP
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Juniper
3 6 (17.14%) F5
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Redback
5 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
5 3 (8.57%) IronPort
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Aruba
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
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