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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 208 207
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 62 32 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 15 42
Median salary £45,000 £95,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.63% +111.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £36,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 5547 5046 5851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.28% 87.91% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4623 4195 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -4 46 £50,000 -47.36% 6
Lancashire - 11 £41,000 - 1
Cheshire +8 4 £73,750 -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 61 (61.62%) Cisco
2 53 (53.54%) Firewall
3 52 (52.53%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (51.52%) CCNP
5 48 (48.48%) WAN
6 47 (47.47%) MPLS
7 37 (37.37%) Network Security
8 35 (35.35%) LAN
9 34 (34.34%) Juniper
10 33 (33.33%) BGP
11 32 (32.32%) OSPF
12 31 (31.31%) DNS
12 31 (31.31%) Network Management
13 27 (27.27%) JNCIP
14 24 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
16 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
17 20 (20.20%) DHCP
18 18 (18.18%) Wireless
18 18 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
18 18 (18.18%) CheckPoint
18 18 (18.18%) Configuration Management
18 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
19 16 (16.16%) SQL
19 16 (16.16%) Wi-Fi
19 16 (16.16%) Fortinet
19 16 (16.16%) Cisco IOS
20 15 (15.15%) TCP/IP
20 15 (15.15%) CCNA
20 15 (15.15%) Change Management

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 2 (2.02%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (53.54%) Firewall
2 48 (48.48%) WAN
3 47 (47.47%) MPLS
4 37 (37.37%) Network Security
5 35 (35.35%) LAN
6 33 (33.33%) BGP
7 32 (32.32%) OSPF
8 31 (31.31%) DNS
9 20 (20.20%) DHCP
10 18 (18.18%) Wireless
11 16 (16.16%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (16.16%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (15.15%) TCP/IP
13 14 (14.14%) Internet
14 12 (12.12%) DMVPN
14 12 (12.12%) EIGRP
14 12 (12.12%) Ethernet
14 12 (12.12%) SNA
14 12 (12.12%) VLAN
14 12 (12.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) Big Data
3 2 (2.02%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Law
3 3 (3.03%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Lead Network Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Consultant
3 11 (11.11%) Designer
3 11 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 11 (11.11%) Network Design Consultant
3 11 (11.11%) Network Designer
4 8 (8.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Security Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 5 (5.05%) Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) IT Support
7 4 (4.04%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) .NET
1 5 (5.05%) CSS
1 5 (5.05%) HTML
1 5 (5.05%) WinForms
2 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.06%) Linux
4 5 (5.05%) Unix
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Network Management
2 18 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 18 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (15.15%) Change Management
4 13 (13.13%) Network Planning
5 12 (12.12%) High Availability
6 11 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.07%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (7.07%) Network Optimisation
7 7 (7.07%) Project Management
8 6 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.06%) SIEM
8 6 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (5.05%) Presales
10 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.04%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.04%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Perl
2 8 (8.08%) Python
3 7 (7.07%) PHP
4 5 (5.05%) C#
4 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.04%) Java
5 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (52.53%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (51.52%) CCNP
3 27 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 15 (15.15%) CCNA
5 13 (13.13%) CCIE
6 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.03%) Degree
9 1 (1.01%) HNC
9 1 (1.01%) HND
9 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) ProxySG
3 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Nagios
1 11 (11.11%) OpenNMS
2 9 (9.09%) Puppet
3 7 (7.07%) RANCID
3 7 (7.07%) SCCM
4 2 (2.02%) Ansible
4 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (61.62%) Cisco
2 34 (34.34%) Juniper
3 18 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 16 (16.16%) Fortinet
5 13 (13.13%) F5
6 11 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 9 (9.09%) Ericsson
7 9 (9.09%) ZyXEL
8 7 (7.07%) Brocade
8 7 (7.07%) Foundry
8 7 (7.07%) Huawei
9 6 (6.06%) Blue Coat
9 6 (6.06%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.05%) HP
10 5 (5.05%) VMware
11 4 (4.04%) Draytek
11 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.04%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.04%) Veeam
12 2 (2.02%) Aruba
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