The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 353 350 363
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 93 87 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 60
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20750 20038 21750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.01% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16279 16594 18612
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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
Berkshire -16 38 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Hampshire 0 21 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Oxfordshire - 13 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £52,500 +45.83% 2
Surrey -19 7 £62,500 +78.57% 5
West Sussex -6 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Kent - 3 £42,500 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Design Engineer in their job title 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 with Design Engineer in their job title.

1 80 (35.40%) Cisco
2 78 (34.51%) Telecoms
3 63 (27.88%) Firewall
4 59 (26.11%) Degree
5 56 (24.78%) OSPF
6 52 (23.01%) Internet
7 49 (21.68%) MPLS
8 48 (21.24%) Juniper
8 48 (21.24%) Validation
9 47 (20.80%) BGP
10 43 (19.03%) SNMP
10 43 (19.03%) Broadband
10 43 (19.03%) Smartphone
11 42 (18.58%) Network Design
12 40 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
13 37 (16.37%) VoIP
14 34 (15.04%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (13.27%) Network Management
15 30 (13.27%) Retail
15 30 (13.27%) CCIE
16 29 (12.83%) CAD
17 28 (12.39%) LTE
18 27 (11.95%) Capacity Management
19 26 (11.50%) Electronics
19 26 (11.50%) Windows
20 25 (11.06%) Billing
21 24 (10.62%) 3G
22 22 (9.73%) TCP/IP
22 22 (9.73%) DNS
22 22 (9.73%) Security Cleared

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Design Engineer in their job title 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 with Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.44%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) AutoCAD
2 10 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.98%) MS Office
4 8 (3.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 7 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.21%) Windchill
7 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.44%) MS Project
8 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.44%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (27.88%) Firewall
2 56 (24.78%) OSPF
3 52 (23.01%) Internet
4 49 (21.68%) MPLS
5 47 (20.80%) BGP
6 43 (19.03%) Broadband
6 43 (19.03%) SNMP
7 37 (16.37%) VoIP
8 34 (15.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (12.39%) LTE
10 24 (10.62%) 3G
11 22 (9.73%) DNS
11 22 (9.73%) TCP/IP
12 20 (8.85%) VPN
12 20 (8.85%) LAN
13 19 (8.41%) Network Security
14 16 (7.08%) Wireless
15 15 (6.64%) IPsec
16 14 (6.19%) Ethernet
17 11 (4.87%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (34.51%) Telecoms
2 30 (13.27%) Retail
3 26 (11.50%) Electronics
4 25 (11.06%) Billing
5 12 (5.31%) Marketing
6 11 (4.87%) Manufacturing
7 10 (4.42%) Aerospace
8 8 (3.54%) Automotive
9 3 (1.33%) Finance
10 2 (0.88%) Publishing
10 2 (0.88%) Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) SOAP
2 8 (3.54%) Web Services
2 8 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (1.77%) XML
4 3 (1.33%) HTML
4 3 (1.33%) CSS
4 3 (1.33%) WPF
4 3 (1.33%) jQuery
4 3 (1.33%) Ext JS
4 3 (1.33%) HTML5
4 3 (1.33%) CSS3
5 2 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.88%) Ajax
5 2 (0.88%) WCF
5 2 (0.88%) REST
5 2 (0.88%) Classic ASP
5 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.88%) XSLT
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.03%) Smartphone
2 9 (3.98%) VHDL
3 8 (3.54%) Physics
4 7 (3.10%) Clustering
4 7 (3.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.21%) Telematics
6 4 (1.77%) RIA
6 4 (1.77%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.33%) iDTV
7 3 (1.33%) BBC
8 2 (0.88%) Verilog
8 2 (0.88%) SecurID
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
8 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.44%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.50%) Windows
2 12 (5.31%) Linux
3 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.77%) UNIX
4 4 (1.77%) Solaris
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.24%) Validation
2 42 (18.58%) Network Design
3 30 (13.27%) Network Management
4 29 (12.83%) CAD
5 27 (11.95%) Capacity Management
6 18 (7.96%) Load Balancing
7 16 (7.08%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (5.75%) Project Management
9 11 (4.87%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.42%) Demand Forecasting
11 8 (3.54%) Product Management
11 8 (3.54%) Service Management
11 8 (3.54%) ITIL
11 8 (3.54%) OO
12 7 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.10%) Network Architecture
13 5 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (2.21%) TDD
13 5 (2.21%) Finite Element Analysis
14 4 (1.77%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.85%) C
2 12 (5.31%) C#
3 8 (3.54%) SQL
3 8 (3.54%) Embedded C
4 5 (2.21%) Python
4 5 (2.21%) Perl
5 4 (1.77%) C++
5 4 (1.77%) Assembly Language
6 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.88%) Java
7 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (26.11%) Degree
2 40 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (13.27%) CCIE
4 22 (9.73%) Security Cleared
5 20 (8.85%) CCNP
6 12 (5.31%) HND
7 11 (4.87%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.42%) CCDP
9 9 (3.98%) CCIP
10 8 (3.54%) HNC
10 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.10%) CCNA
11 7 (3.10%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.21%) CISSP
12 5 (2.21%) PhD
13 4 (1.77%) MCSE
13 4 (1.77%) CCDA
14 3 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.77%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.21%) XenApp
4 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (35.40%) Cisco
2 48 (21.24%) Juniper
3 20 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.85%) Huawei
4 18 (7.96%) EMC
5 17 (7.52%) VMware
5 17 (7.52%) F5
6 13 (5.75%) Citrix
7 12 (5.31%) HP
8 10 (4.42%) Redback
9 9 (3.98%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.98%) Fortinet
9 9 (3.98%) Nokia
10 6 (2.65%) NetApp
10 6 (2.65%) SolidWorks
10 6 (2.65%) Brocade
11 5 (2.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 4 (1.77%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.77%) Atmel
12 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
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