The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 75 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 15 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.42% 3.79% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 4.81% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 30
Average salary £46,250 £46,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.54% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
Network Design
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
797 914 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.62% 78.66% 74.32%
Number of salaries quoted 711 819 612
Average salary £35,500 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.24% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Network Design
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Network Design Salary Trend in South Wales

Network Design
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Network Design Salary Histogram in South Wales

Network Design
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 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
(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
Bridgend +17 6 £37,000 -20.85%
Cardiff -19 6 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Network Design
Wales

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (79.41%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) Firewall
3 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (64.71%) CCNP
5 21 (61.76%) Juniper
6 19 (55.88%) F5
7 16 (47.06%) LAN
7 16 (47.06%) WAN
8 14 (41.18%) BGP
9 13 (38.24%) Windows
10 12 (35.29%) OSPF
10 12 (35.29%) VMware
11 11 (32.35%) Linux
12 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
12 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
13 9 (26.47%) MS Office
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
14 8 (23.53%) Advertising
14 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
15 7 (20.59%) RIP
15 7 (20.59%) NetApp
15 7 (20.59%) McAfee
15 7 (20.59%) Websense
15 7 (20.59%) Legal
15 7 (20.59%) Blue Coat
15 7 (20.59%) CCSE
15 7 (20.59%) JNCIS

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) LAN
2 16 (47.06%) WAN
3 14 (41.18%) BGP
4 12 (35.29%) OSPF
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (20.59%) RIP
8 6 (17.65%) MPLS
9 4 (11.76%) Wireless
9 4 (11.76%) VPN
9 4 (11.76%) SAN
10 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (5.88%) HSRP
11 2 (5.88%) PuTTY
11 2 (5.88%) SecureCRT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) OLAP
1 1 (2.94%) OLTP
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (23.53%) Advertising
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 5 (14.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (20.59%) Escalation Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) CLARiiON
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) CentOS
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Time Management
3 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Change Control
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Perl
1 3 (8.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (64.71%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) CCSE
4 7 (20.59%) JNCIS
5 5 (14.71%) CCIP
6 4 (11.76%) CCIE
7 2 (5.88%) CCDP
7 2 (5.88%) CCNA
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (2.94%) CCDA
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) Juniper
3 19 (55.88%) F5
4 12 (35.29%) VMware
5 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) McAfee
6 7 (20.59%) Websense
6 7 (20.59%) NetApp
6 7 (20.59%) Blue Coat
6 7 (20.59%) SonicWALL
6 7 (20.59%) Lumension
6 7 (20.59%) Aruba
7 4 (11.76%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) JBoss
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.88%) HP