The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 854 846 859
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 26 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 33
Average salary £59,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £46,600 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -3.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the UK.

Network Design Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Network Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
England -8 25 £59,500 +19.00%
London -11 9 £72,500 +34.88%
South East -20 7 £53,750 +14.36%
Berkshire -2 4 £61,500 +30.85%
Canary Wharf - 4 £72,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £46,250 -
East of England - 2 £59,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £46,250 -
North East - 2 - -
Northumberland - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £46,250 -
Wales +7 1 - -
Southampton +4 1 £55,000 -
South Wales +3 1 - -
Reading -6 1 - -
Hampshire -23 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £63,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Slough - 1 £61,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Newport - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £50,000 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Design Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Design Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (92.98%) Network Design
2 43 (75.44%) Cisco
3 37 (64.91%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (56.14%) CCNP
4 32 (56.14%) BGP
5 31 (54.39%) OSPF
6 27 (47.37%) MPLS
7 21 (36.84%) Firewall
8 20 (35.09%) WAN
8 20 (35.09%) Juniper
9 19 (33.33%) Network Security
9 19 (33.33%) F5
10 18 (31.58%) VPN
10 18 (31.58%) CCIE
10 18 (31.58%) Telecoms
11 14 (24.56%) LAN
11 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
11 14 (24.56%) CCDP
12 13 (22.81%) Load Balancing
13 12 (21.05%) EIGRP
13 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (19.30%) CCNA
15 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
16 9 (15.79%) ITIL
16 9 (15.79%) VoIP
16 9 (15.79%) Internet
16 9 (15.79%) Fortinet
16 9 (15.79%) Degree
17 8 (14.04%) Ethernet
17 8 (14.04%) VLAN

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Design Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) BGP
2 31 (54.39%) OSPF
3 27 (47.37%) MPLS
4 21 (36.84%) Firewall
5 20 (35.09%) WAN
6 19 (33.33%) Network Security
7 18 (31.58%) VPN
8 14 (24.56%) LAN
8 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
9 12 (21.05%) EIGRP
9 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (15.79%) Internet
10 9 (15.79%) VoIP
11 8 (14.04%) Ethernet
11 8 (14.04%) VLAN
12 7 (12.28%) Multicast
13 6 (10.53%) NetScaler
13 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications
13 6 (10.53%) Wireless
13 6 (10.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Equities
2 2 (3.51%) SecurID
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) Network Design
2 13 (22.81%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
4 7 (12.28%) Network Management
5 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 6 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 6 (10.53%) Line Management
6 5 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.77%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.51%) System Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Validation
9 2 (3.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Perl
1 4 (7.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (56.14%) CCNP
3 18 (31.58%) CCIE
4 14 (24.56%) CCDP
5 11 (19.30%) CCNA
6 9 (15.79%) Degree
7 6 (10.53%) CCIP
8 5 (8.77%) CCSP
8 5 (8.77%) HNC
8 5 (8.77%) CISSP
8 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
9 4 (7.02%) JNCIE
9 4 (7.02%) HND
9 4 (7.02%) CCDA
10 3 (5.26%) JNCIP
11 2 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.51%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (3.51%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) Juniper
3 19 (33.33%) F5
4 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
5 9 (15.79%) Fortinet
6 7 (12.28%) Citrix
7 6 (10.53%) Avaya
8 5 (8.77%) VMware
9 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.02%) Aruba
10 3 (5.26%) HP
11 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.51%) Tufin
11 2 (3.51%) Nokia
11 2 (3.51%) AlgoSec
12 1 (1.75%) Splunk
12 1 (1.75%) Veeam
12 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.75%) Redback
12 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat