Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
England > North West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 250 302
Rank change year-on-year -11 +52 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 103 113 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 0.92% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.37% 6.23% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 88 85 33
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.35% -26.45%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £44,550
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%

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 1,617 1,813 1,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.26% 14.75% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,414 1,393
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £58,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +9 69 £39,000 +4.00% 11
Cheshire -36 33 £45,000 - 7
Lancashire +2 1 £16,000 -73.33% 5
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 56 (54.37%) Cisco
2 50 (48.54%) Telecoms
3 46 (44.66%) VPN
4 44 (42.72%) MPLS
5 39 (37.86%) BGP
5 39 (37.86%) Firewall
6 37 (35.92%) OSPF
6 37 (35.92%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (33.98%) DNS
8 32 (31.07%) Juniper
9 31 (30.10%) LAN
9 31 (30.10%) VoIP
10 29 (28.16%) Broadband
11 28 (27.18%) CCNA
12 27 (26.21%) Wireless
13 26 (25.24%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (25.24%) WAN
14 25 (24.27%) TACACS
15 23 (22.33%) Ericsson
16 22 (21.36%) CCNP
17 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
17 21 (20.39%) VLAN
18 20 (19.42%) F5
18 20 (19.42%) SSL
18 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
19 19 (18.45%) SQL
20 18 (17.48%) Perl
20 18 (17.48%) SNMP
20 18 (17.48%) IPv6
20 18 (17.48%) VRRP

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 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Apache
2 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (44.66%) VPN
2 44 (42.72%) MPLS
3 39 (37.86%) BGP
3 39 (37.86%) Firewall
4 37 (35.92%) OSPF
5 35 (33.98%) DNS
6 31 (30.10%) LAN
6 31 (30.10%) VoIP
7 29 (28.16%) Broadband
8 27 (26.21%) Wireless
9 26 (25.24%) WAN
9 26 (25.24%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (24.27%) TACACS
11 21 (20.39%) VLAN
12 20 (19.42%) SSL
13 18 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (17.48%) IPv6
13 18 (17.48%) SNMP
13 18 (17.48%) VRRP
14 17 (16.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) MySQL
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (48.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.77%) Advertising
3 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 7 (6.80%) Marketing
4 6 (5.83%) Retail
5 4 (3.88%) Electronics
5 4 (3.88%) Games
5 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.71%) Administrator
2 10 (9.71%) Designer
2 10 (9.71%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (6.80%) Junior
3 7 (6.80%) Product Manager
3 7 (6.80%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (6.80%) Telecoms Product Manager
4 6 (5.83%) Network Designer
4 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Network Administrator
5 5 (4.85%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Technical Support
6 4 (3.88%) Cisco Administrator
6 4 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Commissioning Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) COM
3 2 (1.94%) LDAP
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.68%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.80%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.88%) SCADA
5 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.88%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) Linux
3 8 (7.77%) Unix
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.94%) AIX
6 2 (1.94%) CentOS
6 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.94%) Solaris
7 1 (0.97%) Debian
7 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
2 15 (14.56%) Kalman Filter
2 15 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (13.59%) Network Management
4 12 (11.65%) Change Management
5 10 (9.71%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (8.74%) Security Patching
7 8 (7.77%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (7.77%) Project Management
8 7 (6.80%) ITIL
8 7 (6.80%) Product Marketing
8 7 (6.80%) Validation
9 6 (5.83%) Analytics
9 6 (5.83%) Service Management
9 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.85%) Fault Analysis
10 5 (4.85%) Network Design
10 5 (4.85%) Network Planning
10 5 (4.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.45%) SQL
2 18 (17.48%) Perl
3 16 (15.53%) PHP
3 16 (15.53%) Python
4 15 (14.56%) C++
5 7 (6.80%) Assembly Language
5 7 (6.80%) C
6 5 (4.85%) C#
7 4 (3.88%) Embedded C++
7 4 (3.88%) Java
8 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (27.18%) CCNA
3 22 (21.36%) CCNP
4 12 (11.65%) JNCIP
5 6 (5.83%) Degree
6 2 (1.94%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.94%) MCITP
6 2 (1.94%) MCP
6 2 (1.94%) MCSE
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.71%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.68%) Firmware
3 1 (0.97%) KVM
3 1 (0.97%) NFS
3 1 (0.97%) QEMU
3 1 (0.97%) vCloud
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
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 6 (5.83%) SCOM
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (54.37%) Cisco
2 32 (31.07%) Juniper
3 23 (22.33%) Ericsson
4 20 (19.42%) F5
5 18 (17.48%) Huawei
6 12 (11.65%) Riverbed
7 11 (10.68%) Brocade
7 11 (10.68%) Foundry
7 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.83%) ZyXEL
9 5 (4.85%) Redback
10 4 (3.88%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.88%) HP
10 4 (3.88%) Infoblox
10 4 (3.88%) Oracle
10 4 (3.88%) Rockwell
10 4 (3.88%) Siemens
11 3 (2.91%) VMware
12 2 (1.94%) BT