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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 194 221 236
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 50 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.56% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 22
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £50,700 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Manchester +20 27 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cheshire +10 20 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Lancashire - 3 £37,000 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (51.16%) Finance
2 36 (41.86%) Windows
3 32 (37.21%) Cisco
4 31 (36.05%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (34.88%) Firewall
6 27 (31.40%) UNIX
7 26 (30.23%) CCNP
7 26 (30.23%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (27.91%) Information Security
9 21 (24.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (20.93%) CCNA
11 17 (19.77%) ITIL
11 17 (19.77%) Wireless
12 16 (18.60%) MPLS
13 14 (16.28%) BGP
13 14 (16.28%) Security Architecture
14 13 (15.12%) Web Services
14 13 (15.12%) WAN
14 13 (15.12%) Security Management
14 13 (15.12%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (13.95%) CCDA
15 12 (13.95%) Degree
15 12 (13.95%) Network Security
16 11 (12.79%) HP
16 11 (12.79%) Project Management
16 11 (12.79%) Juniper
16 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 11 (12.79%) Banking
16 11 (12.79%) Risk Management
17 10 (11.63%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (5.81%) Lync
2 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.88%) Firewall
2 17 (19.77%) Wireless
3 16 (18.60%) MPLS
4 14 (16.28%) BGP
5 13 (15.12%) WAN
6 12 (13.95%) Network Security
7 9 (10.47%) LAN
8 7 (8.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (6.98%) Internet
9 6 (6.98%) VPN
10 5 (5.81%) OSPF
11 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.65%) Broadband
12 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
12 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.49%) NetScaler
13 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
13 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Data Mining
1 6 (6.98%) Big Data
General
1 44 (51.16%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Security Engineer
2 25 (29.07%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) Design Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Network Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Network Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Security Specialist
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.33%) Celerra
3 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Windows
2 27 (31.40%) UNIX
3 10 (11.63%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) CentOS
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.33%) Debian
5 2 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (27.91%) Information Security
3 17 (19.77%) ITIL
4 14 (16.28%) Security Architecture
5 13 (15.12%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (15.12%) Security Management
6 11 (12.79%) Risk Management
6 11 (12.79%) Project Management
7 10 (11.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (11.63%) Security Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.98%) SIEM
8 6 (6.98%) Anomaly Detection
9 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.81%) Cash Management
9 5 (5.81%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Java
2 2 (2.33%) Perl
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) Python
2 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (30.23%) CCNP
3 18 (20.93%) CCNA
4 12 (13.95%) CCDA
4 12 (13.95%) Degree
5 9 (10.47%) CISSP
6 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.98%) CCDP
9 4 (4.65%) MCSE
9 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.33%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.33%) RHCE
10 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.33%) MCSA
10 2 (2.33%) CCIE
10 2 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 10 (11.63%) PCI DSS
4 9 (10.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Snort
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Cisco
2 11 (12.79%) HP
2 11 (12.79%) Juniper
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.30%) F5
5 7 (8.14%) VMware
5 7 (8.14%) Sourcefire
6 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.81%) Citrix
8 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.49%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.49%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.33%) Acme Packet
10 2 (2.33%) Symantec
10 2 (2.33%) Avaya
10 2 (2.33%) EMC
10 2 (2.33%) Sonus
10 2 (2.33%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.16%) IBM
11 1 (1.16%) Fortinet
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