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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 93 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 5 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.41% 2.27% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.84% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +88.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £72,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +7.77%
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
984 669 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.72% 79.93% 76.05%
Number of salaries quoted 852 556 627
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +6 4 £54,250 -9.58%
Cardiff -28 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Network Design
Wales

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) F5
3 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 14 (73.68%) WAN
4 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (68.42%) CCNP
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) OSPF
7 6 (31.58%) BGP
8 5 (26.32%) RIP
8 5 (26.32%) VPLS
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) McAfee
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (21.05%) Change Control
10 3 (15.79%) Lumension
10 3 (15.79%) Aruba

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) RIP
5 5 (26.32%) VPLS
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.79%) HTTP
7 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (10.53%) Multicast
8 2 (10.53%) HSRP
8 2 (10.53%) xDSL
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CCNP
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CCSE
3 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCDA
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) F5
3 14 (73.68%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 4 (21.05%) McAfee
6 3 (15.79%) Websense
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Lumension
6 3 (15.79%) Aruba
6 3 (15.79%) Google
6 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
6 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Riverbed