Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 309 314
Rank change year-on-year +60 +5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 133 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.81% 2.65% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 114 49 44
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% +3.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,000 £21,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

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 1952 1959 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.73% 15.69% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1610 1507
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 24 November 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 24 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
Cheshire +14 61 £40,500 +2.53% 1
Manchester +22 60 £39,000 +2.63% 10
Merseyside +24 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 74 (55.64%) Cisco
2 64 (48.12%) BGP
3 62 (46.62%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (43.61%) Firewall
5 55 (41.35%) OSPF
6 52 (39.10%) VPN
7 49 (36.84%) MPLS
8 47 (35.34%) CCNP
9 43 (32.33%) TCP/IP
10 41 (30.83%) LAN
10 41 (30.83%) WAN
11 39 (29.32%) Broadband
12 38 (28.57%) Telecoms
13 37 (27.82%) Degree
14 36 (27.07%) Juniper
14 36 (27.07%) Linux
15 35 (26.32%) VoIP
16 34 (25.56%) DNS
17 33 (24.81%) Unix
17 33 (24.81%) TACACS
18 32 (24.06%) IPsec
19 31 (23.31%) EIGRP
20 30 (22.56%) Wireless
20 30 (22.56%) SNMP
21 28 (21.05%) Load Balancing
21 28 (21.05%) F5
22 27 (20.30%) ITIL
22 27 (20.30%) Configuration Management
23 26 (19.55%) Cisco ASA
23 26 (19.55%) 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 (3.01%) WinCC
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 64 (48.12%) BGP
2 58 (43.61%) Firewall
3 55 (41.35%) OSPF
4 52 (39.10%) VPN
5 49 (36.84%) MPLS
6 43 (32.33%) TCP/IP
7 41 (30.83%) LAN
7 41 (30.83%) WAN
8 39 (29.32%) Broadband
9 35 (26.32%) VoIP
10 34 (25.56%) DNS
11 33 (24.81%) TACACS
12 32 (24.06%) IPsec
13 31 (23.31%) EIGRP
14 30 (22.56%) SNMP
14 30 (22.56%) Wireless
15 26 (19.55%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (18.80%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (17.29%) Wireshark
18 20 (15.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (2.26%) MSI
2 3 (2.26%) MSTest
2 3 (2.26%) NuGet
2 3 (2.26%) NUnit
2 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.26%) WiX
General
1 38 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 24 (18.05%) Finance
3 15 (11.28%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.76%) Marketing
6 4 (3.01%) Automotive
7 3 (2.26%) Banking
7 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.50%) Billing
8 2 (1.50%) Electronics
8 2 (1.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.78%) Operations Engineer
3 16 (12.03%) Administrator
4 15 (11.28%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (6.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) Commissioning Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) PLC Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) PLC Software Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Designer
7 7 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.51%) Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Network Specialist
8 6 (4.51%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Broadband Technician
9 5 (3.76%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.02%) CSS
2 7 (5.26%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.76%) .NET
4 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.01%) COM
5 3 (2.26%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (2.26%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.26%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (2.26%) LINQ
5 3 (2.26%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (2.26%) NHibernate
5 3 (2.26%) Silverlight
5 3 (2.26%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (2.26%) WCF
5 3 (2.26%) Web Services
5 3 (2.26%) WPF
5 3 (2.26%) XML
5 3 (2.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.53%) Clustering
3 12 (9.02%) Driving Licence
3 12 (9.02%) SCADA
4 9 (6.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.76%) Life Science
7 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.26%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 3 (2.26%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) Linux
2 33 (24.81%) Unix
3 23 (17.29%) Windows
4 20 (15.04%) AIX
4 20 (15.04%) Solaris
5 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 27 (20.30%) Configuration Management
2 27 (20.30%) ITIL
3 26 (19.55%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (15.79%) Network Management
5 13 (9.77%) Change Management
6 11 (8.27%) Service Management
6 11 (8.27%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.52%) ITIL V3
7 10 (7.52%) ITSM
7 10 (7.52%) Resource Allocation
8 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.26%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.51%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.76%) Fault Management
11 5 (3.76%) Network Design
11 5 (3.76%) Web Filtering
12 4 (3.01%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.53%) Python
2 12 (9.02%) SQL
3 9 (6.77%) C
4 7 (5.26%) Perl
4 7 (5.26%) PHP
5 5 (3.76%) C#
5 5 (3.76%) C++
6 3 (2.26%) XAML
7 2 (1.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (46.62%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (35.34%) CCNP
3 37 (27.82%) Degree
4 17 (12.78%) JNCIP
5 16 (12.03%) CCNA
6 13 (9.77%) CCIE
7 8 (6.02%) HNC
8 7 (5.26%) CCDP
9 3 (2.26%) CCDE
10 2 (1.50%) CCENT
10 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) MCITP
11 1 (0.75%) MCP
11 1 (0.75%) MCSE
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.51%) PMO
2 6 (4.51%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.27%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.26%) Firmware
4 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) Cacti
2 14 (10.53%) Nagios
2 14 (10.53%) OpenNMS
2 14 (10.53%) Puppet
2 14 (10.53%) RANCID
2 14 (10.53%) SCCM
3 8 (6.02%) FortiGate
3 8 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.76%) SCOM
4 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 74 (55.64%) Cisco
2 36 (27.07%) Juniper
3 28 (21.05%) F5
4 23 (17.29%) Ericsson
5 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
6 18 (13.53%) Riverbed
7 15 (11.28%) Huawei
8 13 (9.77%) Brocade
8 13 (9.77%) Foundry
9 12 (9.02%) Rockwell
9 12 (9.02%) Siemens
10 10 (7.52%) Veritas
11 8 (6.02%) BT
11 8 (6.02%) Redback
12 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.76%) ZyXEL
13 4 (3.01%) Allen-Bradley
13 4 (3.01%) Openreach
14 3 (2.26%) Palo Alto
14 3 (2.26%) WatchGuard