The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 80 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 12 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.26% 0.52% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.63% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Average salary £51,250 £62,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +18.09%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
Network Design
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
805 954 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.83% 81.89% 80.57%
Number of salaries quoted 713 801 746
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Design across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Design
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Design across the Bedfordshire region.

Network Design Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Design
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -11 3 £52,500 -15.32%
Bedford - 3 £52,500 -
Network Design
East of England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) CCNP
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (74.07%) Juniper
3 18 (66.67%) Network Management
3 18 (66.67%) F5
4 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (59.26%) Wireless
4 16 (59.26%) CCDP
4 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
5 15 (55.56%) Firewall
5 15 (55.56%) Network Security
6 14 (51.85%) OSPF
6 14 (51.85%) BGP
7 12 (44.44%) DWDM
7 12 (44.44%) MPLS
7 12 (44.44%) Finance
8 11 (40.74%) HP NNM
8 11 (40.74%) HSRP
8 11 (40.74%) EIGRP
8 11 (40.74%) VRRP
8 11 (40.74%) VPN
8 11 (40.74%) SSL
8 11 (40.74%) HP
8 11 (40.74%) ITIL
8 11 (40.74%) RIP
9 10 (37.04%) Change Management
10 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
10 9 (33.33%) MS Office
11 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
1 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
1 16 (59.26%) Wireless
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) Network Security
3 14 (51.85%) OSPF
3 14 (51.85%) BGP
4 12 (44.44%) DWDM
4 12 (44.44%) MPLS
5 11 (40.74%) EIGRP
5 11 (40.74%) VRRP
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
5 11 (40.74%) SSL
5 11 (40.74%) RIP
5 11 (40.74%) HSRP
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 4 (14.81%) 802.11
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Network Design Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Network Implementation Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Network Management
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Change Management
4 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CCNP
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCDP
3 3 (11.11%) HND
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CCSA
3 3 (11.11%) CCSE
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (74.07%) Juniper
3 18 (66.67%) F5
4 11 (40.74%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
5 4 (14.81%) IronPort
6 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint