The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 89 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 11 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 0.81% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.07% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,375 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
Network Design
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
838 843 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.01% 76.09%
Number of salaries quoted 707 721 570
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Network Design
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Network Design Salary Trend in Kent

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Network Design Salary Histogram in Kent

Network Design
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Maidstone - 4 £27,500 -
West Malling - 2 £50,000 -
Dartford - 2 £37,500 -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) Windows
4 19 (59.38%) WAN
4 19 (59.38%) LAN
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
8 13 (40.63%) .NET
8 13 (40.63%) Degree
9 12 (37.50%) CCNA
10 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
10 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
11 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
11 10 (31.25%) SOA
11 10 (31.25%) C#
11 10 (31.25%) Workflow
11 10 (31.25%) Finance
12 9 (28.13%) BT
12 9 (28.13%) CCSA
12 9 (28.13%) Firmware
12 9 (28.13%) Project Management
12 9 (28.13%) SQL
12 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (28.13%) Network Management
12 9 (28.13%) Change Control
12 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
13 8 (25.00%) CCNP
14 7 (21.88%) Scrum

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) LAN
2 19 (59.38%) WAN
3 6 (18.75%) HTTP
4 5 (15.63%) RIP
4 5 (15.63%) OSPF
4 5 (15.63%) BGP
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (9.38%) IPsec
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
7 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 6 (18.75%) ReSharper
1 6 (18.75%) Fiddler
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
2 3 (9.38%) NuGet
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
1 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
1 6 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) WCF
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.50%) WinForms
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) WF
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) RESTful
5 4 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (12.50%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Firmware
2 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) SOA
1 10 (31.25%) Workflow
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Network Management
2 9 (28.13%) Change Control
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 6 (18.75%) Use Case
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 3 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) Degree
3 12 (37.50%) CCNA
4 9 (28.13%) CCSA
5 8 (25.00%) CCNP
6 5 (15.63%) CCSE
6 5 (15.63%) JNCIS
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (9.38%) CCIE
8 3 (9.38%) CCDA
8 3 (9.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco
3 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (28.13%) BT
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
5 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
5 5 (15.63%) Aruba
5 5 (15.63%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) Lumension
5 5 (15.63%) McAfee
5 5 (15.63%) Websense
5 5 (15.63%) Juniper