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

Network Design
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 319 306
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 84 46 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 39 50
North West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% -16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -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 11904 11034 11658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.75% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9471 9201 9634
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £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 November 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 November 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 +35 63 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Lancashire +7 9 £42,500 -
Merseyside +17 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Cheshire -35 2 - - 3
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (58.33%) Cisco
2 46 (54.76%) Firewall
3 39 (46.43%) MPLS
4 38 (45.24%) Network Security
5 36 (42.86%) Juniper
6 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (30.95%) CCNP
8 25 (29.76%) VMware
9 24 (28.57%) Windows
10 22 (26.19%) CheckPoint
10 22 (26.19%) ITIL
10 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
10 22 (26.19%) Palo Alto
10 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
11 21 (25.00%) BGP
12 20 (23.81%) OSPF
12 20 (23.81%) VLAN
13 19 (22.62%) Blue Coat
13 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
13 19 (22.62%) DNS
13 19 (22.62%) DHCP
13 19 (22.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 19 (22.62%) SIEM
14 18 (21.43%) Capacity Management
14 18 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (21.43%) IaaS
14 18 (21.43%) Hyper-V
14 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (21.43%) Change Management
14 18 (21.43%) 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 11 (13.10%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) IaaS
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (54.76%) Firewall
2 39 (46.43%) MPLS
3 38 (45.24%) Network Security
4 21 (25.00%) BGP
5 20 (23.81%) OSPF
5 20 (23.81%) VLAN
6 19 (22.62%) DHCP
6 19 (22.62%) DNS
6 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
7 17 (20.24%) Junos
8 13 (15.48%) WAN
9 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (11.90%) LAN
11 8 (9.52%) VPN
12 7 (8.33%) SAN
12 7 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (7.14%) Internet
13 6 (7.14%) IPsec
13 6 (7.14%) Wireless
14 5 (5.95%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) GIS
General
1 13 (15.48%) Legal
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Games
4 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (51.19%) Network Engineer
2 23 (27.38%) Architect
3 17 (20.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (15.48%) Security Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Network Architect
11 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) Head of Engineering
12 3 (3.57%) Head of IP Transport
12 3 (3.57%) Network Design Specialist
12 3 (3.57%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.76%) Clustering
5 3 (3.57%) FMCG
6 2 (2.38%) CCTV
6 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) PKI
6 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) ITIL
2 19 (22.62%) SIEM
2 19 (22.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 18 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 18 (21.43%) Change Management
3 18 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 18 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
4 13 (15.48%) Network Management
5 12 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (13.10%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (4.76%) Analytics
9 4 (4.76%) Coaching
9 4 (4.76%) Data Analytics
9 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.76%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (30.95%) CCNP
3 16 (19.05%) JNCIP
4 13 (15.48%) CCNA
5 9 (10.71%) Degree
6 6 (7.14%) CCIE
7 4 (4.76%) CISSP
8 3 (3.57%) CCDP
9 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) CISM
10 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 17 (20.24%) ProxySG
4 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) Cisco
2 36 (42.86%) Juniper
3 25 (29.76%) VMware
4 22 (26.19%) CheckPoint
4 22 (26.19%) Palo Alto
5 19 (22.62%) Blue Coat
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.76%) F5
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) Nortel
8 3 (3.57%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.38%) BT
9 2 (2.38%) HP
10 1 (1.19%) Avaya
10 1 (1.19%) Capita
10 1 (1.19%) SAP
10 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow