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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 219 196 230
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 36 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.83% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 28
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £42,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +16.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
6026 5429 6354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.88% 80.98% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5180 4514 5597
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -2 21 £65,000 +30.00%
Manchester -22 13 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 29 (47.54%) Cisco
3 23 (37.70%) ITIL
4 21 (34.43%) Firewall
4 21 (34.43%) Wireless
5 20 (32.79%) Juniper
5 20 (32.79%) UNIX
6 18 (29.51%) Windows
7 15 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
7 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
7 15 (24.59%) F5
8 12 (19.67%) Information Security
9 11 (18.03%) Financial Institution
9 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (18.03%) MPLS
9 11 (18.03%) Linux
9 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (18.03%) Banking
9 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (16.39%) LAN
10 10 (16.39%) WAN
11 9 (14.75%) CCNP
12 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.48%) VMware
13 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (11.48%) Project Management
14 6 (9.84%) CCDP

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
1 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) Firewall
1 21 (34.43%) Wireless
2 11 (18.03%) MPLS
3 10 (16.39%) LAN
3 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 8 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (9.84%) Network Security
6 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
6 5 (8.20%) VPN
7 4 (6.56%) Broadband
7 4 (6.56%) Internet
8 3 (4.92%) VoIP
9 2 (3.28%) WLAN
9 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.28%) BGP
9 2 (3.28%) Megaco
9 2 (3.28%) H.323
9 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
1 4 (6.56%) Big Data
General
1 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Financial Institution
2 11 (18.03%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Architect
2 15 (24.59%) Network Architect
2 15 (24.59%) Senior Network Architect
2 15 (24.59%) Senior Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Security Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Security Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Information Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) UNIX
2 18 (29.51%) Windows
3 11 (18.03%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.28%) Debian
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Information Security
3 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (11.48%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.56%) Content Management
6 4 (6.56%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) SIEM
6 4 (6.56%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (4.92%) Network Management
7 3 (4.92%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.92%) Security Management
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C#
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (14.75%) CCNP
4 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (9.84%) CCDP
6 4 (6.56%) CCDA
6 4 (6.56%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) MCP
8 2 (3.28%) MCSE
8 2 (3.28%) MCSA
8 2 (3.28%) CISSP
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Snort
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Cacti
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) nmon
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) Juniper
3 15 (24.59%) F5
4 7 (11.48%) VMware
5 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.56%) Sourcefire
6 4 (6.56%) IronPort
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) HP
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) Sonus
8 2 (3.28%) Avaya
8 2 (3.28%) Acme Packet
9 1 (1.64%) Aruba
9 1 (1.64%) IBM
9 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Zen Internet
Salary: benefits + relocation where appropriate
Posted: 5 days ago