The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 214 217
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 74 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 55 14 33
Median salary £47,500 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -18.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6066 4892 5725
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.80% 88.29% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4132 4653
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Network Design as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the North West

Network Design
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Network Design in the North West

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in the North West

Network Design
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 Network Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 53 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Merseyside -5 7 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Lancashire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire -35 3 - -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 69 (52.27%) MPLS
2 66 (50.00%) Cisco
3 61 (46.21%) Firewall
4 54 (40.91%) Network Security
5 53 (40.15%) Juniper
6 52 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (38.64%) CCNP
8 35 (26.52%) WAN
9 33 (25.00%) BGP
10 32 (24.24%) OSPF
10 32 (24.24%) DNS
11 31 (23.48%) JNCIP
12 30 (22.73%) CheckPoint
12 30 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
14 26 (19.70%) Network Management
15 25 (18.94%) DHCP
15 25 (18.94%) Windows
15 25 (18.94%) LAN
16 24 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 24 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (18.18%) Blue Coat
16 24 (18.18%) Change Management
16 24 (18.18%) Palo Alto
17 23 (17.42%) Mentoring
17 23 (17.42%) VLAN
18 22 (16.67%) Junos
18 22 (16.67%) SIEM
18 22 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 22 (16.67%) Windows Server

Network Design
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 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) IaaS
2 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (52.27%) MPLS
2 61 (46.21%) Firewall
3 54 (40.91%) Network Security
4 35 (26.52%) WAN
5 33 (25.00%) BGP
6 32 (24.24%) DNS
6 32 (24.24%) OSPF
7 25 (18.94%) DHCP
7 25 (18.94%) LAN
8 24 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 23 (17.42%) VLAN
10 22 (16.67%) Junos
11 16 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (12.12%) Wireless
12 10 (7.58%) Internet
12 10 (7.58%) NetScaler
13 9 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (6.06%) Ethernet
14 8 (6.06%) VoIP
15 7 (5.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) Big Data
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (9.85%) Finance
1 13 (9.85%) Legal
2 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.55%) Law
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 20 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 20 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (11.36%) Architect
5 13 (9.85%) Lead Network Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (6.82%) Network Specialist
6 9 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) Designer
7 8 (6.06%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Network Design Specialist
7 8 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Network Consultant
8 7 (5.30%) Network Design Consultant
8 7 (5.30%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) .NET
1 5 (3.79%) CSS
1 5 (3.79%) HTML
1 5 (3.79%) WinForms
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.06%) Cybercrime
4 3 (2.27%) FMCG
4 3 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) CCTV
5 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Windows
2 22 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (19.70%) Network Management
3 24 (18.18%) Change Management
3 24 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (17.42%) Mentoring
5 22 (16.67%) SIEM
5 22 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 20 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (12.12%) ITIL
8 11 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 10 (7.58%) Capacity Management
9 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.82%) Load Balancing
11 8 (6.06%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.06%) Network Planning
11 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.06%) Visualisation
12 7 (5.30%) High Availability
13 5 (3.79%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) Java
2 7 (5.30%) SQL
3 5 (3.79%) C#
3 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.79%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.27%) Perl
4 3 (2.27%) Python
5 2 (1.52%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (38.64%) CCNP
3 31 (23.48%) JNCIP
4 21 (15.91%) CCNA
5 10 (7.58%) CCIE
6 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.06%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 5 (3.79%) Degree
10 2 (1.52%) HNC
10 2 (1.52%) HND
11 1 (0.76%) CISSP
11 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 10 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) Nagios
1 7 (5.30%) OpenNMS
2 4 (3.03%) Puppet
3 3 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.52%) Ansible
4 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.52%) RANCID
4 2 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (50.00%) Cisco
2 53 (40.15%) Juniper
3 30 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 24 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 24 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 11 (8.33%) VMware
6 7 (5.30%) F5
6 7 (5.30%) HP
6 7 (5.30%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.27%) Citrix
8 3 (2.27%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.27%) ZyXEL
9 2 (1.52%) Brocade
9 2 (1.52%) Foundry
9 2 (1.52%) Huawei
10 1 (0.76%) Aruba
10 1 (0.76%) Meraki
10 1 (0.76%) Radware
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