The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 81 105
Rank change year-on-year -30 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 3 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% 0.73% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.85% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 20
Median salary - £56,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1273 824 1539
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.55% 85.65% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 931 707 1220
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Network Design as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Cheshire

Network Design
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Design in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Network Design in Cheshire

Network Design
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 - -
Network Design
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) DWDM
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Compliance Audit
2 3 (42.86%) Software Audit
2 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Server Hardening
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Retail

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DWDM
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Network Optimisation
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Compliance Audit
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Server Hardening
2 3 (42.86%) Software Audit
2 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper