Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethernet over the 6 months to 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 290 317
Rank change year-on-year +58 +27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 141 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 3.10% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 121 54 44
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +52.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,550 £17,525
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% +3.13%

Ethernet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2030 1902 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.58% 15.92% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1588 1546
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the North West

Ethernet
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethernet in the North West.

Salary trend for Ethernet in the North West

Ethernet
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the North West

Ethernet
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Manchester +3 69 £37,500 -1.32% 5
Cheshire +17 57 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Merseyside +10 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Lancashire - 5 £60,000 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing Ethernet 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 North West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 80 (56.74%) Cisco
2 71 (50.35%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (48.94%) Firewall
4 66 (46.81%) BGP
5 57 (40.43%) MPLS
6 55 (39.01%) VPN
7 54 (38.30%) CCNP
7 54 (38.30%) OSPF
8 51 (36.17%) Degree
9 50 (35.46%) WAN
10 48 (34.04%) LAN
11 46 (32.62%) Broadband
12 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP
13 41 (29.08%) DNS
14 38 (26.95%) VoIP
14 38 (26.95%) Juniper
14 38 (26.95%) F5
15 37 (26.24%) Load Balancing
15 37 (26.24%) Linux
15 37 (26.24%) IPsec
16 36 (25.53%) Telecoms
16 36 (25.53%) EIGRP
17 35 (24.82%) TACACS
17 35 (24.82%) Wireless
17 35 (24.82%) Windows
17 35 (24.82%) SNMP
18 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
19 33 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
20 32 (22.70%) Cisco IOS
20 32 (22.70%) Kalman Filter

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (2.84%) WinCC
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 69 (48.94%) Firewall
2 66 (46.81%) BGP
3 57 (40.43%) MPLS
4 55 (39.01%) VPN
5 54 (38.30%) OSPF
6 50 (35.46%) WAN
7 48 (34.04%) LAN
8 46 (32.62%) Broadband
9 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP
10 41 (29.08%) DNS
11 38 (26.95%) VoIP
12 37 (26.24%) IPsec
13 36 (25.53%) EIGRP
14 35 (24.82%) SNMP
14 35 (24.82%) TACACS
14 35 (24.82%) Wireless
15 33 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (22.70%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (18.44%) Wireshark
17 26 (18.44%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) RDBMS
1 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
1 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
1 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
1 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Blend
1 11 (7.80%) MSI
1 11 (7.80%) MSTest
1 11 (7.80%) NuGet
1 11 (7.80%) NUnit
1 11 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (7.80%) Visual Studio
1 11 (7.80%) WiX
2 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 23 (16.31%) Finance
3 14 (9.93%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.51%) Marketing
5 7 (4.96%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.84%) Automotive
7 3 (2.13%) Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.42%) Law
9 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.89%) Operations Engineer
3 13 (9.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (7.80%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.80%) Administrator
4 11 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (7.80%) C# Developer
4 11 (7.80%) Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Designer
5 10 (7.09%) Unix Administrator
6 9 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Commissioning Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Field Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Implementation Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) IP Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Juniper Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) PLC Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) PLC Software Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.35%) .NET
1 16 (11.35%) .NET Framework
2 12 (8.51%) COM
3 11 (7.80%) .NET Compact Framework
3 11 (7.80%) 802.1X
3 11 (7.80%) Entity Framework
3 11 (7.80%) Lambda Expressions
3 11 (7.80%) LINQ
3 11 (7.80%) LINQ to SQL
3 11 (7.80%) NHibernate
3 11 (7.80%) Silverlight
3 11 (7.80%) Unity DI Container
3 11 (7.80%) WCF
3 11 (7.80%) Web Services
3 11 (7.80%) WPF
3 11 (7.80%) XML
3 11 (7.80%) XSD
4 8 (5.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.18%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.51%) Driving Licence
2 12 (8.51%) SCADA
3 11 (7.80%) Data Structures
3 11 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (7.80%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 11 (7.80%) Internet of Things
4 10 (7.09%) Clustering
5 9 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.26%) Life Science
8 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.71%) Replication
11 1 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.24%) Linux
2 35 (24.82%) Windows
3 26 (18.44%) Unix
4 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.51%) AIX
6 12 (8.51%) Mac OS
6 12 (8.51%) Solaris
7 11 (7.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.71%) CentOS
8 1 (0.71%) Debian
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.24%) Load Balancing
2 32 (22.70%) Kalman Filter
3 29 (20.57%) ITIL
4 25 (17.73%) Configuration Management
5 23 (16.31%) Network Management
6 19 (13.48%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (11.35%) UML
9 15 (10.64%) Service Management
10 14 (9.93%) ITIL V3
10 14 (9.93%) ITSM
11 12 (8.51%) Product Management
12 11 (7.80%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (7.80%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (7.80%) Kanban
12 11 (7.80%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.80%) MVVM
12 11 (7.80%) TDD
12 11 (7.80%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.18%) SQL
2 19 (13.48%) C
3 16 (11.35%) C#
3 16 (11.35%) C++
4 12 (8.51%) Python
5 11 (7.80%) XAML
6 5 (3.55%) Java
6 5 (3.55%) Perl
7 4 (2.84%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (50.35%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (38.30%) CCNP
3 51 (36.17%) Degree
4 19 (13.48%) JNCIP
5 18 (12.77%) CCNA
6 16 (11.35%) CCIE
7 8 (5.67%) HNC
8 5 (3.55%) CCDE
8 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.13%) CCDP
10 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.71%) CCENT
11 1 (0.71%) CCSA
11 1 (0.71%) CCSP
11 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.71%) MCITP
11 1 (0.71%) MCP
11 1 (0.71%) MCSE
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.38%) SLA
3 8 (5.67%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (14.89%) Cacti
2 15 (10.64%) Nagios
3 14 (9.93%) OpenNMS
4 13 (9.22%) Puppet
4 13 (9.22%) RANCID
4 13 (9.22%) SCCM
5 11 (7.80%) FortiGate
6 8 (5.67%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.84%) SCOM
8 1 (0.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 80 (56.74%) Cisco
2 38 (26.95%) F5
2 38 (26.95%) Juniper
3 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
4 24 (17.02%) Riverbed
5 18 (12.77%) Ericsson
6 13 (9.22%) Huawei
7 12 (8.51%) Rockwell
7 12 (8.51%) Siemens
8 9 (6.38%) Brocade
8 9 (6.38%) BT
8 9 (6.38%) Foundry
9 8 (5.67%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.26%) Veritas
11 5 (3.55%) Oracle
11 5 (3.55%) Redback
11 5 (3.55%) VMware
12 4 (2.84%) Allen-Bradley
12 4 (2.84%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.84%) ZyXEL