Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 233 285
Rank change year-on-year -94 +52 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 38 132 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 1.02% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.12% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 93 27
North West median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -21.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,400 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £65,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £54,290
% change year-on-year -3.64% +1.31% +3.41%

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 11,342 11,771 10,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.46% 91.22% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,134 9,639 8,426
North West median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,332 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -54 16 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Lancashire -6 11 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Cheshire -19 10 £67,000 -9.15%
Merseyside +8 1 £75,000 +100.00% 2
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) MPLS
3 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 15 (39.47%) CCNP
4 14 (36.84%) BGP
5 13 (34.21%) CCNA
6 12 (31.58%) VPN
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (28.95%) OSPF
7 11 (28.95%) Firewall
8 10 (26.32%) Replication
8 10 (26.32%) Network Security
9 9 (23.68%) JNCIP
9 9 (23.68%) VLAN
9 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
10 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
10 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (21.05%) Migration
10 8 (21.05%) Backup Exec
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 8 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (21.05%) Mitel
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 8 (21.05%) Veeam
10 8 (21.05%) Network 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 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Smallworld
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.05%) Office 365
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) MPLS
2 14 (36.84%) BGP
3 12 (31.58%) VPN
4 11 (28.95%) Firewall
4 11 (28.95%) OSPF
5 10 (26.32%) Network Security
6 9 (23.68%) VLAN
7 8 (21.05%) Skype
8 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
8 5 (13.16%) WAN
9 4 (10.53%) LAN
10 3 (7.89%) RSVP
11 2 (5.26%) ADSL
11 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.63%) DHCP
12 1 (2.63%) DNS
12 1 (2.63%) Junos
12 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
12 1 (2.63%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.89%) GIS
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (15.79%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IP Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) IP Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (21.05%) Migration
1 8 (21.05%) Network Management
1 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
1 8 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (13.16%) People Management
3 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) CAD
4 3 (7.89%) Coaching
4 3 (7.89%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.89%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.89%) Server Hardening
4 3 (7.89%) Software Audit
4 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
1 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCNP
3 13 (34.21%) CCNA
4 9 (23.68%) JNCIP
5 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.26%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Backup Exec
1 8 (21.05%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 8 (21.05%) Mitel
3 8 (21.05%) Veeam
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto