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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 229 213 230
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 30 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 32
Median salary £39,750 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% -34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
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
5516 5412 6492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.20% 87.87% 86.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4450 5568
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,746 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 13 £51,000 +20.00% 3
Lancashire - 6 £41,000 - 3
Cheshire +17 4 £43,500 -13.00% 2
Cumbria +11 4 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Merseyside - 3 £37,500 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 26 (46.43%) CCNP
3 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (39.29%) DNS
4 22 (39.29%) LAN
5 20 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (35.71%) BGP
5 20 (35.71%) Network Management
6 19 (33.93%) OSPF
6 19 (33.93%) Juniper
6 19 (33.93%) WAN
7 18 (32.14%) MPLS
8 17 (30.36%) Wireless
8 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
9 14 (25.00%) Ericsson
9 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 14 (25.00%) ZyXEL
10 13 (23.21%) Huawei
10 13 (23.21%) Brocade
10 13 (23.21%) Foundry
10 13 (23.21%) OpenNMS
10 13 (23.21%) Internet
10 13 (23.21%) Nagios
11 12 (21.43%) JNCIP
12 11 (19.64%) SQL
12 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
13 10 (17.86%) VoIP
13 10 (17.86%) WLAN
13 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) Firewall
2 22 (39.29%) DNS
2 22 (39.29%) LAN
3 20 (35.71%) BGP
3 20 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (33.93%) OSPF
4 19 (33.93%) WAN
5 18 (32.14%) MPLS
6 17 (30.36%) Wireless
7 13 (23.21%) Internet
8 10 (17.86%) VLAN
8 10 (17.86%) VoIP
8 10 (17.86%) WLAN
9 9 (16.07%) DHCP
9 9 (16.07%) Network Security
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (14.29%) VPN
11 7 (12.50%) Broadband
11 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
11 7 (12.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) WLAN Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Juniper Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Lead Network Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Design Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Designer
4 5 (8.93%) GIS Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Network Designer
4 5 (8.93%) Telecoms Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) IT Support
5 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Network Management
2 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.71%) Network Planning
4 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Spatial Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Change Management
5 4 (7.14%) High Availability
5 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.79%) CAD
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL
8 1 (1.79%) Process Improvement
8 1 (1.79%) Service Management
8 1 (1.79%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Perl
2 7 (12.50%) PHP
2 7 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) CCNP
1 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.43%) JNCIP
3 6 (10.71%) CCIE
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) CEH
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Nagios
1 13 (23.21%) OpenNMS
2 7 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) RANCID
2 7 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (7.14%) Cacti
3 4 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 19 (33.93%) Juniper
3 14 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 14 (25.00%) ZyXEL
4 13 (23.21%) Brocade
4 13 (23.21%) Foundry
4 13 (23.21%) Huawei
5 9 (16.07%) Aruba
5 9 (16.07%) Meraki
6 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.71%) VMware
8 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.14%) Draytek
9 4 (7.14%) F5
9 4 (7.14%) HP
9 4 (7.14%) SonicWALL
9 4 (7.14%) Veeam
10 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
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