Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 267 313
Rank change year-on-year -2 +46 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 103 86 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 0.70% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 4.66% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 89 64 35
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £20,900 £22,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £54,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -7.61% +9.52%

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 1,720 1,847 1,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.37% 14.99% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,349 1,460 1,373
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
Manchester +18 63 £40,000 - 11
Cheshire -46 36 £45,000 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £16,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £31,500 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 48 (46.60%) Cisco
2 41 (39.81%) Telecoms
3 40 (38.83%) BGP
4 38 (36.89%) OSPF
4 38 (36.89%) VPN
5 37 (35.92%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (35.92%) MPLS
6 34 (33.01%) Firewall
7 32 (31.07%) VoIP
8 30 (29.13%) Juniper
9 29 (28.16%) Linux
10 28 (27.18%) Unix
10 28 (27.18%) TCP/IP
10 28 (27.18%) VLAN
11 26 (25.24%) Broadband
11 26 (25.24%) Configuration Management
12 25 (24.27%) CCNP
13 23 (22.33%) DNS
13 23 (22.33%) Ericsson
13 23 (22.33%) LAN
13 23 (22.33%) TACACS
14 21 (20.39%) VRRP
14 21 (20.39%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (20.39%) IPv6
15 20 (19.42%) SNMP
15 20 (19.42%) AIX
15 20 (19.42%) Solaris
15 20 (19.42%) SSH
15 20 (19.42%) HSRP
16 19 (18.45%) WAN

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 1 (0.97%) Apache
1 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.83%) BGP
2 38 (36.89%) OSPF
2 38 (36.89%) VPN
3 37 (35.92%) MPLS
4 34 (33.01%) Firewall
5 32 (31.07%) VoIP
6 28 (27.18%) TCP/IP
6 28 (27.18%) VLAN
7 26 (25.24%) Broadband
8 23 (22.33%) DNS
8 23 (22.33%) LAN
8 23 (22.33%) TACACS
9 21 (20.39%) IPv6
9 21 (20.39%) VRRP
9 21 (20.39%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (19.42%) HSRP
10 20 (19.42%) SNMP
10 20 (19.42%) SSH
11 19 (18.45%) WAN
12 17 (16.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (39.81%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.53%) Finance
3 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.83%) Electronics
5 4 (3.88%) Games
6 3 (2.91%) Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Law
7 2 (1.94%) Billing
7 2 (1.94%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.94%) Legal
7 2 (1.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Administrator
3 15 (14.56%) Unix Administrator
4 10 (9.71%) Designer
4 10 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.77%) Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.80%) NOC Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Network Designer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Commissioning Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Services Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) COM
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Data Centre
2 17 (16.50%) Clustering
3 8 (7.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (5.83%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.85%) SCADA
6 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.91%) Life Science
8 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Linux
2 28 (27.18%) Unix
3 20 (19.42%) AIX
3 20 (19.42%) Solaris
4 14 (13.59%) Windows
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Debian
8 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) Configuration Management
2 16 (15.53%) Network Management
3 14 (13.59%) Change Management
4 13 (12.62%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (11.65%) ITIL
6 11 (10.68%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (9.71%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.74%) Resource Allocation
9 8 (7.77%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.80%) Change Control
10 7 (6.80%) Fault Analysis
10 7 (6.80%) Network Design
10 7 (6.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (6.80%) Project Management
11 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.85%) Network Planning
13 4 (3.88%) Analytics
13 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) SQL
2 15 (14.56%) PHP
2 15 (14.56%) Python
3 14 (13.59%) Perl
4 8 (7.77%) C++
5 5 (4.85%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) Embedded C++
6 4 (3.88%) Java
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (24.27%) CCNP
3 19 (18.45%) CCNA
4 14 (13.59%) Degree
5 13 (12.62%) JNCIP
6 5 (4.85%) CCDP
7 2 (1.94%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.97%) CCENT
8 1 (0.97%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.94%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (15.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (6.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.97%) NFS
4 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Cacti
1 14 (13.59%) Nagios
1 14 (13.59%) OpenNMS
1 14 (13.59%) Puppet
1 14 (13.59%) RANCID
1 14 (13.59%) SCCM
2 9 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.83%) SCOM
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 48 (46.60%) Cisco
2 30 (29.13%) Juniper
3 23 (22.33%) Ericsson
4 16 (15.53%) Huawei
5 13 (12.62%) Brocade
5 13 (12.62%) Foundry
6 11 (10.68%) F5
6 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.77%) Veritas
8 7 (6.80%) Redback
8 7 (6.80%) Riverbed
9 6 (5.83%) ZyXEL
10 5 (4.85%) BT
10 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.85%) Rockwell
10 5 (4.85%) Siemens
11 4 (3.88%) HP
11 4 (3.88%) Openreach
11 4 (3.88%) Oracle
12 2 (1.94%) Mitel