Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 247 312
Rank change year-on-year -69 +65 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 36 116 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.88% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.97% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 90 37
North West median annual salary £46,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +28.00% -31.82%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,250 £61,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,791 11,960 10,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.01% 91.17% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8,673 9,535 9,038
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 6 months to 22 September 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
Merseyside +21 11 £75,000 +100.00%
Manchester -58 10 £46,000 -8.00% 10
Cheshire +11 9 £65,000 - 2
Lancashire +4 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Network Design 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 Network Design.

1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) WAN
3 14 (38.89%) BGP
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (36.11%) OSPF
4 13 (36.11%) VPN
5 12 (33.33%) Firewall
5 12 (33.33%) Mitel
6 10 (27.78%) VLAN
6 10 (27.78%) MPLS
6 10 (27.78%) CCNP
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (27.78%) Juniper
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) LAN
7 9 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (25.00%) Network Security
8 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (22.22%) Replication
8 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
8 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (22.22%) Migration
8 8 (22.22%) Veeam
8 8 (22.22%) Office 365
8 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013

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 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Smallworld
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Office 365
3 6 (16.67%) IaaS
3 6 (16.67%) PaaS
3 6 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) WAN
2 14 (38.89%) BGP
3 13 (36.11%) OSPF
3 13 (36.11%) VPN
4 12 (33.33%) Firewall
5 10 (27.78%) MPLS
5 10 (27.78%) VLAN
6 9 (25.00%) LAN
6 9 (25.00%) Network Security
7 8 (22.22%) Skype
8 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 5 (13.89%) DHCP
9 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 4 (11.11%) Wireless
11 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (8.33%) RSVP
11 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planner
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) IP Planner
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Replication
2 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 7 (19.44%) SOA
4 6 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Network Management
5 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.89%) People Management
6 4 (11.11%) Information Security
6 4 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (8.33%) Attack Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Internal Audit
7 3 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CCNP
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) JNCIP
4 3 (8.33%) GIAC
4 3 (8.33%) SANS
5 1 (2.78%) CCDP
5 1 (2.78%) CCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) IISP
5 1 (2.78%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 8 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.78%) Cacti
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Nessus
3 1 (2.78%) OpenNMS
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) QRadar
3 1 (2.78%) RANCID
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Mitel
3 10 (27.78%) Juniper
4 8 (22.22%) Veeam
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Brocade
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.78%) Foundry
6 1 (2.78%) Huawei
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) Tufin
6 1 (2.78%) ZyXEL