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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 225 226 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 30 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 13
Average salary £56,250 £54,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% +14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,450 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +12.08%
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
5783 6159 5426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.01% 83.58% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4927 4607
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +3 18 £70,000 +22.80%
Cheshire -1 9 £37,500 +11.11%
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 -
Merseyside +12 1 - - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (46.27%) Windows
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (44.78%) WAN
3 29 (43.28%) Firewall
3 29 (43.28%) Finance
4 24 (35.82%) LAN
5 19 (28.36%) Information Security
6 18 (26.87%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (26.87%) HP
6 18 (26.87%) Server Hardening
7 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
7 17 (25.37%) CCNA
7 17 (25.37%) Wireless
7 17 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (22.39%) Network Security
9 14 (20.90%) Load Balancing
9 14 (20.90%) UNIX
10 13 (19.40%) Degree
11 11 (16.42%) Cash Management
11 11 (16.42%) F5
11 11 (16.42%) CheckPoint
11 11 (16.42%) CISSP
11 11 (16.42%) CCNP
12 10 (14.93%) VMware
12 10 (14.93%) Wireless Security
12 10 (14.93%) HP ASE
12 10 (14.93%) Huawei
12 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) WAN
2 29 (43.28%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) LAN
4 17 (25.37%) Wireless
5 15 (22.39%) Network Security
6 10 (14.93%) Wireless Security
7 7 (10.45%) VPN
8 5 (7.46%) SAN
8 5 (7.46%) Internet
9 4 (5.97%) DHCP
9 4 (5.97%) DNS
9 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (4.48%) VLAN
10 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.99%) TACACS
11 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.99%) MPLS
11 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Security Engineer
2 19 (28.36%) Network Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Network Architect
5 10 (14.93%) Cisco Architect
5 10 (14.93%) Network Design Architect
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Monitoring Specialist
9 3 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
9 3 (4.48%) IT Support
9 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) GIS
2 4 (5.97%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) UNIX
3 7 (10.45%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.97%) Debian
5 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Information Security
2 18 (26.87%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (26.87%) Server Hardening
3 14 (20.90%) Load Balancing
4 11 (16.42%) Cash Management
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL
5 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.45%) Security Management
6 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.45%) Security Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Wealth Management
7 6 (8.96%) Security Architecture
7 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) SDLC
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.48%) Project Management
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C
2 5 (7.46%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.37%) CCNA
3 13 (19.40%) Degree
4 11 (16.42%) CISSP
4 11 (16.42%) CCNP
5 10 (14.93%) HP ASE
6 3 (4.48%) CCIE
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) pfSense
4 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) ARCserve
1 4 (5.97%) SCVMM
1 4 (5.97%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.99%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco
2 18 (26.87%) HP
3 11 (16.42%) CheckPoint
3 11 (16.42%) F5
4 10 (14.93%) VMware
4 10 (14.93%) Huawei
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.96%) Juniper
5 6 (8.96%) Rackspace
6 4 (5.97%) WatchGuard
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.99%) Draytek
8 2 (2.99%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.49%) FireEye
9 1 (1.49%) Veeam
9 1 (1.49%) BT
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