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 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 Design
Rank 219 235 221
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 34 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 16
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +15.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 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
Cheshire +17 18 £43,750 -5.91% 1
Manchester +7 12 £70,000 +38.61% 2
Cumbria - 3 £27,000 - 2
Merseyside +16 1 £37,500 -35.34%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (45.00%) Finance
2 36 (45.00%) Windows
3 34 (42.50%) Cisco
3 34 (42.50%) Firewall
4 31 (38.75%) WAN
5 26 (32.50%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (32.50%) Server Hardening
6 23 (28.75%) Information Security
6 23 (28.75%) CCNA
7 22 (27.50%) CCNP
7 22 (27.50%) LAN
7 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (23.75%) Network Security
9 18 (22.50%) UNIX
10 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
11 15 (18.75%) HP
12 14 (17.50%) Web Services
12 14 (17.50%) Degree
12 14 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (17.50%) SDLC
13 13 (16.25%) Wireless
13 13 (16.25%) CISSP
14 12 (15.00%) MPLS
14 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.00%) Security Management
14 12 (15.00%) VMware
15 11 (13.75%) Risk Management
15 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
15 11 (13.75%) ITIL

Network Design
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 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 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Lync
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (42.50%) Firewall
2 31 (38.75%) WAN
3 22 (27.50%) LAN
4 19 (23.75%) Network Security
5 13 (16.25%) Wireless
6 12 (15.00%) MPLS
7 11 (13.75%) BGP
8 8 (10.00%) VPN
9 7 (8.75%) Wireless Security
10 5 (6.25%) SAN
10 5 (6.25%) Internet
11 4 (5.00%) DNS
11 4 (5.00%) DHCP
12 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (3.75%) VLAN
13 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
13 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (2.50%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Security Engineer
2 27 (33.75%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Network Design Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Design Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Network Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Network Design Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Administrator
10 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) Clustering
2 4 (5.00%) GIS
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.25%) iPhone
4 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.00%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) UNIX
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Debian
5 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.50%) CentOS
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Penetration Testing
1 26 (32.50%) Server Hardening
2 23 (28.75%) Information Security
3 14 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (17.50%) SDLC
4 12 (15.00%) Security Management
5 11 (13.75%) Risk Management
5 11 (13.75%) ITIL
5 11 (13.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.75%) Security Testing
5 11 (13.75%) Cash Management
5 11 (13.75%) Security Architecture
6 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.50%) Wealth Management
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.75%) Project Management
10 3 (3.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) C
2 5 (6.25%) C++
3 4 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.75%) CCNA
3 22 (27.50%) CCNP
4 14 (17.50%) Degree
5 13 (16.25%) CISSP
6 10 (12.50%) CCDA
7 9 (11.25%) HP ASE
8 3 (3.75%) CCIE
8 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.50%) RHCE
9 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.50%) MCITP
9 2 (2.50%) MCSE
10 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
3 8 (10.00%) SLA
4 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.00%) pfSense
2 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) ARCserve
1 4 (5.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (5.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Cisco
2 15 (18.75%) HP
3 12 (15.00%) VMware
3 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.75%) Huawei
5 7 (8.75%) F5
6 6 (7.50%) Rackspace
6 6 (7.50%) Citrix
7 4 (5.00%) Juniper
7 4 (5.00%) WatchGuard
8 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.50%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.50%) Draytek
9 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
10 1 (1.25%) BT
10 1 (1.25%) IBM
10 1 (1.25%) ProCurve
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