Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 267 241
Rank change year-on-year +35 -26 +27
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 63 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.29% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 16 29
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -50.00% +22.81%
North West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% -16.67%

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7244 6711 6781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.07% 91.13% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5997 5750 5623
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Manchester

Network Design
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Network Design in Manchester

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in Manchester

Network Design
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 11 £52,500 -
Cheadle - 5 £50,000 -
Bolton - 4 £50,000 -
Rochdale +9 2 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Salford - 1 - -
Network Design
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 32 (50.79%) Cisco
2 30 (47.62%) Firewall
3 29 (46.03%) MPLS
4 27 (42.86%) Juniper
5 26 (41.27%) Network Security
6 22 (34.92%) VMware
6 22 (34.92%) Windows
7 21 (33.33%) ITIL
7 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 20 (31.75%) Palo Alto
8 20 (31.75%) CheckPoint
9 19 (30.16%) DHCP
9 19 (30.16%) DNS
9 19 (30.16%) VLAN
9 19 (30.16%) SIEM
9 19 (30.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 18 (28.57%) Capacity Management
10 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (28.57%) IaaS
10 18 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (28.57%) Problem Management
11 17 (26.98%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (26.98%) Blue Coat
11 17 (26.98%) ProxySG
11 17 (26.98%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (26.98%) Junos
11 17 (26.98%) TCP/IP
11 17 (26.98%) Change Management

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) IaaS
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) Firewall
2 29 (46.03%) MPLS
3 26 (41.27%) Network Security
4 19 (30.16%) DHCP
4 19 (30.16%) DNS
4 19 (30.16%) VLAN
5 17 (26.98%) Junos
5 17 (26.98%) TCP/IP
6 12 (19.05%) WAN
7 11 (17.46%) BGP
7 11 (17.46%) OSPF
8 9 (14.29%) LAN
9 7 (11.11%) SAN
9 7 (11.11%) VPN
10 6 (9.52%) Internet
11 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.94%) ICMP
11 5 (7.94%) IPsec
11 5 (7.94%) IPv6
11 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (19.05%) Legal
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Games
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Network Engineer
2 23 (36.51%) Architect
3 17 (26.98%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Head of Engineering
9 3 (4.76%) Head of IP Transport
9 3 (4.76%) Network Design Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Network Specialist
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) FMCG
5 2 (3.17%) CCTV
5 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (30.16%) SIEM
2 19 (30.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 18 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 18 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 17 (26.98%) Change Management
4 17 (26.98%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (26.98%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (17.46%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.35%) Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) Coaching
7 4 (6.35%) Customer Intelligence
7 4 (6.35%) Data Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.35%) Network Management
7 4 (6.35%) Process Management
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) CCNP
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 6 (9.52%) CCIE
5 3 (4.76%) CCDP
5 3 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (1.59%) CISM
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 17 (26.98%) ProxySG
4 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) Cisco
2 27 (42.86%) Juniper
3 22 (34.92%) VMware
4 20 (31.75%) CheckPoint
4 20 (31.75%) Palo Alto
5 17 (26.98%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.76%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) Nortel
7 3 (4.76%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.17%) BT