The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 233 228 216
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 12 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.35% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 35
Average salary £53,750 £46,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.59% -19.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5799 5646 5735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.17% 77.89% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4785 5038
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Network Design
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -15 10 £47,750 +4.94% 2
Cheshire -12 1 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Merseyside - 1 £58,000 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) LAN
2 26 (61.90%) WAN
3 23 (54.76%) Firewall
4 22 (52.38%) Juniper
5 21 (50.00%) OSPF
6 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 17 (40.48%) BGP
8 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (38.10%) DNS
8 16 (38.10%) Finance
9 15 (35.71%) EIGRP
9 15 (35.71%) Internet
9 15 (35.71%) CCNP
9 15 (35.71%) Network Management
9 15 (35.71%) F5
10 14 (33.33%) HP
11 13 (30.95%) CiscoWorks
11 13 (30.95%) SSL
11 13 (30.95%) HTTP
11 13 (30.95%) SMTP
11 13 (30.95%) LDAP
11 13 (30.95%) SOAP
11 13 (30.95%) IGRP
11 13 (30.95%) TACACS
11 13 (30.95%) HP NNM
11 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
11 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
11 13 (30.95%) Capacity Management
12 12 (28.57%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) LAN
1 26 (61.90%) WAN
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) OSPF
4 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 17 (40.48%) BGP
6 16 (38.10%) DNS
7 15 (35.71%) EIGRP
7 15 (35.71%) Internet
8 13 (30.95%) SSL
8 13 (30.95%) HTTP
8 13 (30.95%) SMTP
8 13 (30.95%) LDAP
8 13 (30.95%) IGRP
8 13 (30.95%) TACACS
9 12 (28.57%) MPLS
10 10 (23.81%) Wireless
11 6 (14.29%) Network Security
12 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
13 4 (9.52%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Military
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) NHS
1 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
1 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.76%) SCADA
1 2 (4.76%) GIS
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Network Management
2 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
2 13 (30.95%) Capacity Management
3 6 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 4 (9.52%) Information Management
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Signal Processing
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) BCP
6 2 (4.76%) Communications Security
6 2 (4.76%) Business Development
6 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNP
3 10 (23.81%) CCIE
4 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) CCDP
6 4 (9.52%) CCIP
6 4 (9.52%) CCNA
6 4 (9.52%) Degree
6 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
6 4 (9.52%) JNCIE
7 3 (7.14%) CCDA
8 2 (4.76%) CISSP
8 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) MCITP
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.38%) MCP
9 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) CiscoWorks
1 13 (30.95%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Juniper
3 15 (35.71%) F5
4 14 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) Redback
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.14%) IronPort
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) Aruba
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
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