The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 232 191 194
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 18 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.69% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.84% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 15
Average salary £47,500 £55,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.02% +34.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £37,450 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Network Design
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4990 5125 4223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.13% 82.63% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 4166 3725
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Design
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Network Design Salary Trend in the South West

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Network Design Salary Histogram in the South West

Network Design
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Wiltshire -10 10 £39,500 -34.16% 1
Bristol -12 6 £50,000 +19.04%
Somerset +12 1 £47,500 +13.03%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 38 (69.09%) Cisco
2 37 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (60.00%) Firewall
4 31 (56.36%) WAN
5 24 (43.64%) LAN
6 23 (41.82%) CCNA
7 19 (34.55%) Juniper
8 18 (32.73%) MPLS
9 15 (27.27%) CCNP
9 15 (27.27%) VoIP
10 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
11 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
11 13 (23.64%) SDH
12 12 (21.82%) DNS
12 12 (21.82%) VMware
12 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
13 11 (20.00%) F5
13 11 (20.00%) VPN
14 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
14 10 (18.18%) C
14 10 (18.18%) ITIL
14 10 (18.18%) DWDM
14 10 (18.18%) VLAN
15 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
15 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (14.55%) CCTV
16 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
16 8 (14.55%) Wireless
17 7 (12.73%) Finance

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (60.00%) Firewall
2 31 (56.36%) WAN
3 24 (43.64%) LAN
4 18 (32.73%) MPLS
5 15 (27.27%) VoIP
6 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (23.64%) SDH
8 12 (21.82%) DNS
9 11 (20.00%) VPN
10 10 (18.18%) DWDM
10 10 (18.18%) VLAN
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.55%) Wireless
13 6 (10.91%) DHCP
14 5 (9.09%) Junos
14 5 (9.09%) Network Security
15 4 (7.27%) IPsec
15 4 (7.27%) TACACS
15 4 (7.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Designer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Designer
7 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Security Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (1.82%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) CCTV
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) CentOS
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.27%) Security Hardening
4 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.64%) High Availability
6 2 (3.64%) Change Control
7 1 (1.82%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.82%) SABSA
7 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.82%) Network Management
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.82%) Migration
7 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) C
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (41.82%) CCNA
3 15 (27.27%) CCNP
4 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
4 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) Degree
5 3 (5.45%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) MCSE
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.82%) CCSE
7 1 (1.82%) CCDA
7 1 (1.82%) CCDP
7 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) iptables
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Juniper
3 12 (21.82%) VMware
4 11 (20.00%) F5
5 7 (12.73%) Citrix
6 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.45%) HP
8 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.64%) Brocade
10 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.82%) NetApp