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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank - 72 60
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 0 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.89% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.29% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 32
Average salary - £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
965 829 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.42% 82.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 833 701 718
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) OSPF
7 3 (27.27%) BGP
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) RIP
7 3 (27.27%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) VPLS
8 2 (18.18%) Network Management
8 2 (18.18%) Multicast
8 2 (18.18%) Change Control
8 2 (18.18%) HSRP
8 2 (18.18%) xDSL
8 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
8 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
8 2 (18.18%) PPP
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) RIP
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) VPLS
5 2 (18.18%) xDSL
5 2 (18.18%) HSRP
5 2 (18.18%) PPP
5 2 (18.18%) Multicast
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) VRRP
5 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Welsh Language
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Websense
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Lumension