The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 61 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 4 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.65% 2.72% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 3.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
Average salary £36,750 £51,250 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.29% -10.08%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Network Design
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 379 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.32% 79.29% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 419 332 240
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Network Design
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Design Salary Trend in Cardiff

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) VPLS
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Advertising
5 4 (44.44%) CCIE
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) HTTP
6 3 (33.33%) CCIP
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) SaaS
6 3 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) Google
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) VPLS
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (33.33%) HTTP
7 2 (22.22%) PPP
7 2 (22.22%) RIP
7 2 (22.22%) VoIP
7 2 (22.22%) VRRP
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (22.22%) Frame Relay
7 2 (22.22%) xDSL
7 2 (22.22%) HSRP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCIP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper