Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 251 216
Rank change year-on-year +5 -35 +38
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 40 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.61% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 36
Manchester median annual salary £48,000 £37,250 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.86% -43.77% +11.34%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £95,000
North West median annual salary £47,750 £41,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.46% -13.68% -18.10%

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 6,810 6,832 6,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.69% 91.80% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,600 5,896 5,200
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 - 6 £52,500 -
Rochdale +5 5 £48,000 -5.88% 1
Cheadle - 2 £50,000 -
Network Design
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) MPLS
3 19 (47.50%) Juniper
4 16 (40.00%) Firewall
5 14 (35.00%) VMware
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) VLAN
6 13 (32.50%) Network Security
7 12 (30.00%) ITIL
7 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 11 (27.50%) Palo Alto
8 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
9 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (25.00%) BGP
9 10 (25.00%) VPN
9 10 (25.00%) Problem Management
9 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (25.00%) SIEM
9 10 (25.00%) Capacity Management
9 10 (25.00%) IaaS
9 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (22.50%) Ethernet
11 8 (20.00%) DHCP
11 8 (20.00%) DNS
11 8 (20.00%) IPv6
11 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) Internet

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 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) IaaS
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) MPLS
2 16 (40.00%) Firewall
3 13 (32.50%) Network Security
3 13 (32.50%) VLAN
4 10 (25.00%) BGP
4 10 (25.00%) VPN
5 9 (22.50%) Ethernet
6 8 (20.00%) DHCP
6 8 (20.00%) DNS
6 8 (20.00%) Internet
6 8 (20.00%) IPv6
6 8 (20.00%) Junos
6 8 (20.00%) OSPF
6 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.50%) ICMP
7 7 (17.50%) IPsec
7 7 (17.50%) WAN
8 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (10.00%) LAN
9 4 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (15.00%) Legal
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Games
4 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) IP Design Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) IP Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Core Network Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 10 (25.00%) SIEM
2 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.00%) Customer Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) OWASP
7 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.50%) Coaching
8 1 (2.50%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) CCIE
3 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) JNCIP
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) JNCIE
5 3 (7.50%) CCDP
5 3 (7.50%) CISSP
6 2 (5.00%) CCNA
6 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) CISM
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) ProxySG
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) Juniper
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
4 11 (27.50%) Palo Alto
5 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.00%) BT
8 3 (7.50%) Nortel
8 3 (7.50%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.50%) Huawei