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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 80 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 14 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.25% 1.51% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.83% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 7
Average salary £39,000 £48,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £45,000 £57,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,050 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +5.55%
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
863 983 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.78% 82.19% 68.38%
Number of salaries quoted 732 883 587
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £50,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +24 7 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Cardiff -7 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Newport +12 1 - -
Network Design
Wales

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) CCNP
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (77.42%) Juniper
3 24 (77.42%) Firewall
4 23 (74.19%) F5
5 21 (67.74%) WAN
6 20 (64.52%) LAN
7 17 (54.84%) BGP
8 16 (51.61%) OSPF
9 11 (35.48%) RIP
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (32.26%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (32.26%) MS Office
10 10 (32.26%) Windows
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
10 10 (32.26%) McAfee
10 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
10 10 (32.26%) Blue Coat
11 9 (29.03%) CCSE
11 9 (29.03%) JNCIS
11 9 (29.03%) Websense
11 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
11 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
11 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
11 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL
11 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
11 9 (29.03%) Aruba
11 9 (29.03%) Lumension

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) WAN
3 20 (64.52%) LAN
4 17 (54.84%) BGP
5 16 (51.61%) OSPF
6 11 (35.48%) RIP
6 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
10 4 (12.90%) VPN
10 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
10 4 (12.90%) VPLS
10 4 (12.90%) Wireless
11 3 (9.68%) HSRP
11 3 (9.68%) DNS
11 3 (9.68%) Internet
12 2 (6.45%) VRRP
12 2 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Legal
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (29.03%) Escalation Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
2 2 (6.45%) Time Management
2 2 (6.45%) Network Management
2 2 (6.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) CCNP
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCSE
2 9 (29.03%) JNCIS
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) CCIE
3 4 (12.90%) CCIP
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCDA
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 24 (77.42%) Juniper
3 23 (74.19%) F5
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
5 10 (32.26%) McAfee
5 10 (32.26%) Blue Coat
6 9 (29.03%) Lumension
6 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL
6 9 (29.03%) Websense
6 9 (29.03%) Aruba
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) NetApp
9 2 (6.45%) Google
10 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.23%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) Dell
10 1 (3.23%) Citrix