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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 218 203 236
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 35 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.75% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 28
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £45,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.05% +5.55%
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
6218 5604 6058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.77% 80.73% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5353 4699 5302
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Cheshire -4 17 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Manchester -19 17 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco
3 21 (39.62%) ITIL
4 18 (33.96%) Juniper
4 18 (33.96%) Firewall
5 17 (32.08%) UNIX
6 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (28.30%) Wireless
8 14 (26.42%) Windows
9 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) F5
9 13 (24.53%) Information Security
10 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 12 (22.64%) Financial Institution
11 10 (18.87%) WAN
12 9 (16.98%) LAN
13 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (15.09%) MPLS
13 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (13.21%) CCNP
14 7 (13.21%) Linux
14 7 (13.21%) Banking
15 6 (11.32%) VMware
15 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (9.43%) Network Security
16 5 (9.43%) CCDP
16 5 (9.43%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) Wireless
3 10 (18.87%) WAN
4 9 (16.98%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) MPLS
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security
7 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.66%) VoIP
8 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.66%) Internet
9 2 (3.77%) Broadband
9 2 (3.77%) VPN
9 2 (3.77%) VPLS
9 2 (3.77%) Megaco
9 2 (3.77%) H.323
9 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.89%) LLU
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.89%) VLAN
General
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Financial Institution
3 7 (13.21%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Network Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Senior Network Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Senior Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Security Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Information Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) UNIX
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Debian
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Information Security
3 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
5 4 (7.55%) Content Management
5 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Security Management
6 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.77%) Business Development
7 2 (3.77%) Network Management
8 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C#
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) CCNP
4 5 (9.43%) CCDP
5 3 (5.66%) CCDA
5 3 (5.66%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) CISSP
6 2 (3.77%) CCNA
7 1 (1.89%) MCP
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cacti
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) nmon
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) Juniper
3 13 (24.53%) F5
4 6 (11.32%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.55%) IronPort
6 2 (3.77%) Sonus
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) Acme Packet
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Aruba
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya
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