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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 223 240 237
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 28 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 19
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,900 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
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
5473 5762 5994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.78% 82.64% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4423 4582 5130
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 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 6 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 +14 18 £43,750 -22.22% 2
Manchester +6 8 £57,500 -1.28% 2
Merseyside +9 1 £37,500 -26.47% 1
Cumbria - 1 £27,000 - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 39 (49.37%) Finance
2 36 (45.57%) Firewall
2 36 (45.57%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (40.51%) Windows
4 28 (35.44%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (35.44%) CCNP
5 27 (34.18%) Cisco
6 26 (32.91%) Server Hardening
7 25 (31.65%) CCNA
7 25 (31.65%) Information Security
8 23 (29.11%) WAN
9 22 (27.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (26.58%) Network Security
11 20 (25.32%) UNIX
12 16 (20.25%) Data Centre
13 14 (17.72%) SDLC
13 14 (17.72%) LAN
13 14 (17.72%) Web Services
13 14 (17.72%) Degree
13 14 (17.72%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (16.46%) CISSP
14 13 (16.46%) MPLS
15 12 (15.19%) BGP
15 12 (15.19%) Security Management
16 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
16 11 (13.92%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (13.92%) CCDA
16 11 (13.92%) PCI DSS
16 11 (13.92%) Security Testing
16 11 (13.92%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (5.06%) Lync
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (45.57%) Firewall
2 23 (29.11%) WAN
3 21 (26.58%) Network Security
4 14 (17.72%) LAN
5 13 (16.46%) MPLS
6 12 (15.19%) BGP
7 8 (10.13%) Wireless
8 6 (7.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (5.06%) OSPF
10 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.80%) DHCP
10 3 (3.80%) VPN
10 3 (3.80%) DNS
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.53%) SSL
11 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.53%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.53%) Big Data
General
1 39 (49.37%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Security Engineer
2 31 (39.24%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Design Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Network Design Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Junior
9 2 (2.53%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) GIS
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) UNIX
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Linux
5 2 (2.53%) AIX
5 2 (2.53%) CentOS
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (32.91%) Server Hardening
3 25 (31.65%) Information Security
4 14 (17.72%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (17.72%) SDLC
5 12 (15.19%) Security Management
6 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
6 11 (13.92%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (13.92%) Security Testing
6 11 (13.92%) Cash Management
6 11 (13.92%) Security Architecture
7 10 (12.66%) ITIL
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Wealth Management
9 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.06%) Network Architecture
10 4 (5.06%) Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.80%) Project Management
11 3 (3.80%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) C
1 5 (6.33%) C++
2 4 (5.06%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) SQL
4 2 (2.53%) Python
4 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (45.57%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (35.44%) CCNP
3 25 (31.65%) CCNA
4 14 (17.72%) Degree
5 13 (16.46%) CISSP
6 11 (13.92%) CCDA
7 3 (3.80%) CCDP
7 3 (3.80%) CCIE
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.80%) HP ASE
8 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.53%) MCITP
8 2 (2.53%) RHCE
8 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.53%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.53%) MCSE
8 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.92%) PCI DSS
3 8 (10.13%) SLA
4 7 (8.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Snort
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Cisco
2 10 (12.66%) HP
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.86%) VMware
5 6 (7.59%) Juniper
5 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.59%) Rackspace
6 4 (5.06%) Citrix
7 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.80%) F5
7 3 (3.80%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.27%) BT
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Huawei
9 1 (1.27%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.27%) ProCurve
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