The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 95 63 99
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +36
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 41 82 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 3.46% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 4.53% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 66 38
Average salary £56,250 £54,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% +20.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
Network Design
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1798 1810 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.14% 76.27% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1225 1279
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Design
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Network Design Salary Trend in Reading

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Network Design Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 44 (56.41%) Cisco
2 42 (53.85%) Firewall
3 32 (41.03%) Telecoms
4 26 (33.33%) MPLS
5 24 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 23 (29.49%) Juniper
7 22 (28.21%) DNS
7 22 (28.21%) LAN
8 20 (25.64%) VPN
8 20 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (24.36%) Data Centre
10 18 (23.08%) CCNP
11 17 (21.79%) Finance
11 17 (21.79%) VoIP
11 17 (21.79%) F5
12 16 (20.51%) Network Security
12 16 (20.51%) IPsec
13 14 (17.95%) BGP
13 14 (17.95%) SMTP
13 14 (17.95%) Capacity Management
14 13 (16.67%) Validation
15 12 (15.38%) Front Office
15 12 (15.38%) Back Office
15 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
15 12 (15.38%) OSPF
15 12 (15.38%) SNMP
15 12 (15.38%) Fault Management
15 12 (15.38%) Degree
15 12 (15.38%) Statistics
15 12 (15.38%) Marketing

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (53.85%) Firewall
2 26 (33.33%) MPLS
3 24 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 22 (28.21%) DNS
4 22 (28.21%) LAN
5 20 (25.64%) VPN
6 17 (21.79%) VoIP
7 16 (20.51%) IPsec
7 16 (20.51%) Network Security
8 14 (17.95%) SMTP
8 14 (17.95%) BGP
9 12 (15.38%) OSPF
9 12 (15.38%) SNMP
10 10 (12.82%) xDSL
10 10 (12.82%) DSLAM
10 10 (12.82%) WAN
11 9 (11.54%) Ethernet
11 9 (11.54%) WLAN
11 9 (11.54%) PSTN
11 9 (11.54%) DOCSIS
General
1 32 (41.03%) Telecoms
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 12 (15.38%) Front Office
3 12 (15.38%) Back Office
3 12 (15.38%) Marketing
4 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Product Manager
3 9 (11.54%) Consultant
3 9 (11.54%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Network Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Back Office Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Design Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Solution Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Team Leader
7 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.13%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Network Design Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Network Implementation Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) jQuery
3 1 (1.28%) HTML5
3 1 (1.28%) REST
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.38%) Statistics
3 5 (6.41%) RMADS
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Handset
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) UNIX
2 10 (12.82%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Capacity Management
2 13 (16.67%) Validation
3 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 12 (15.38%) Fault Management
3 12 (15.38%) Product Management
4 10 (12.82%) Network Management
5 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.54%) Service Management
6 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.26%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) Change Management
8 6 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 6 (7.69%) People Management
9 5 (6.41%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (6.41%) Information Assurance
10 3 (3.85%) Test Management
10 3 (3.85%) Information Security
10 3 (3.85%) Security Management
10 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) Perl
2 5 (6.41%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.28%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.08%) CCNP
3 12 (15.38%) Degree
4 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.41%) CCIE
7 4 (5.13%) CCNA
7 4 (5.13%) CCDP
8 3 (3.85%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.85%) CCSP
9 2 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.28%) CCSA
10 1 (1.28%) CCSE
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.28%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Nagios
2 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.56%) HP NNM
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) Cisco
2 23 (29.49%) Juniper
3 17 (21.79%) F5
4 11 (14.10%) HP
4 11 (14.10%) Huawei
5 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.97%) VMware
6 7 (8.97%) Blue Coat
7 6 (7.69%) Avaya
8 5 (6.41%) BT
8 5 (6.41%) Ericsson
8 5 (6.41%) Nokia
8 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.28%) Acme Packet
9 1 (1.28%) BroadSoft
9 1 (1.28%) Dell
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Sophos