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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 229 195 203
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 15 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.65% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 15
Average salary £47,500 £53,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.21% +38.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £31,100 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £70,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
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
4920 5101 4236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.10% 82.75% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 4167 3641
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -2 8 £43,500 -27.50%
Bristol -34 2 £51,250 +31.41% 5
Somerset - 2 £50,000 -
Dorset 0 1 - -
Gloucestershire -7 1 £23,500 -66.42% 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (67.44%) Firewall
3 21 (48.84%) WAN
4 18 (41.86%) CCNA
5 16 (37.21%) Juniper
6 14 (32.56%) LAN
7 13 (30.23%) CCNP
8 12 (27.91%) MPLS
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
8 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
9 11 (25.58%) VPN
9 11 (25.58%) VoIP
9 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
10 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
10 10 (23.26%) ITIL
10 10 (23.26%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) DNS
10 10 (23.26%) VLAN
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (18.60%) F5
12 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
13 7 (16.28%) SDH
13 7 (16.28%) Citrix
13 7 (16.28%) CentOS
14 6 (13.95%) Puppet
14 6 (13.95%) Finance
14 6 (13.95%) Wireless
15 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
15 5 (11.63%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (67.44%) Firewall
2 21 (48.84%) WAN
3 14 (32.56%) LAN
4 12 (27.91%) MPLS
5 11 (25.58%) VPN
5 11 (25.58%) VoIP
6 10 (23.26%) DNS
6 10 (23.26%) VLAN
7 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.28%) SDH
10 6 (13.95%) Wireless
11 5 (11.63%) Network Security
11 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (9.30%) DWDM
12 4 (9.30%) IPsec
12 4 (9.30%) BGP
13 3 (6.98%) DHCP
14 2 (4.65%) SNMP
14 2 (4.65%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Junior Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) CCTV
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) CentOS
3 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Ubuntu
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.98%) Change Control
4 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Security Hardening
5 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (41.86%) CCNA
3 13 (30.23%) CCNP
4 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) MCSE
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 2 (4.65%) CCDP
8 1 (2.33%) CCDA
8 1 (2.33%) GIAC
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) iptables
4 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Juniper
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) F5
5 7 (16.28%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.33%) HP
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
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