Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 309 319
Rank change year-on-year +39 +10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 96 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 78 36 48
North West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -37.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 11432 10869 11774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.61% 89.28% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9079 9097 9648
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 +45 71 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Lancashire +12 12 £42,500 -
Merseyside +5 8 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire -28 2 - -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 52 (54.17%) Cisco
2 49 (51.04%) Firewall
3 46 (47.92%) MPLS
4 44 (45.83%) Juniper
4 44 (45.83%) Network Security
5 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (31.25%) CCNP
6 26 (27.08%) Windows
6 26 (27.08%) CheckPoint
6 26 (27.08%) VMware
6 26 (27.08%) Palo Alto
7 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 24 (25.00%) ITIL
7 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 23 (23.96%) DNS
8 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
8 23 (23.96%) DHCP
8 23 (23.96%) BGP
8 23 (23.96%) Blue Coat
8 23 (23.96%) Problem Management
8 23 (23.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (23.96%) IaaS
8 23 (23.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 23 (23.96%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (23.96%) Hyper-V
8 23 (23.96%) SIEM
8 23 (23.96%) Capacity Management
9 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (22.92%) VLAN
9 22 (22.92%) Penetration Testing

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 12 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) IaaS
2 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (51.04%) Firewall
2 46 (47.92%) MPLS
3 44 (45.83%) Network Security
4 23 (23.96%) BGP
4 23 (23.96%) DHCP
4 23 (23.96%) DNS
4 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
5 22 (22.92%) OSPF
5 22 (22.92%) VLAN
6 21 (21.88%) Junos
7 11 (11.46%) WAN
8 9 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (8.33%) LAN
9 8 (8.33%) Wireless
10 7 (7.29%) VPN
10 7 (7.29%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (5.21%) SAN
11 5 (5.21%) VoIP
12 4 (4.17%) EIGRP
12 4 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (18.75%) Legal
2 13 (13.54%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.08%) Architect
3 22 (22.92%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (15.63%) Security Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Network Architect
11 3 (3.13%) Head of Engineering
11 3 (3.13%) Head of IP Transport
11 3 (3.13%) Network Design Specialist
11 3 (3.13%) Network Specialist
11 3 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
1 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.13%) FMCG
4 2 (2.08%) CCTV
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Windows
2 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.13%) Unix
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) ITIL
2 23 (23.96%) Capacity Management
2 23 (23.96%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (23.96%) Enterprise Architecture
2 23 (23.96%) Problem Management
2 23 (23.96%) SIEM
2 23 (23.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 22 (22.92%) Change Management
3 22 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (17.71%) Mentoring
5 16 (16.67%) Network Management
6 15 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.21%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (4.17%) Analytics
9 4 (4.17%) Coaching
9 4 (4.17%) Data Analytics
9 4 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.17%) Migration
9 4 (4.17%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.04%) Java
1 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) CCNP
1 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (20.83%) JNCIP
3 14 (14.58%) CCNA
4 8 (8.33%) Degree
5 6 (6.25%) CCIE
6 4 (4.17%) CISSP
7 3 (3.13%) CCDP
7 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) CISM
8 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) HNC
8 1 (1.04%) HND
8 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.96%) Hyper-V
3 21 (21.88%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 52 (54.17%) Cisco
2 44 (45.83%) Juniper
3 26 (27.08%) CheckPoint
3 26 (27.08%) Palo Alto
3 26 (27.08%) VMware
4 23 (23.96%) Blue Coat
5 4 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (3.13%) Citrix
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.13%) Nortel
6 3 (3.13%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (1.04%) Avaya
8 1 (1.04%) Capita
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow