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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design Engineer
Rank 850 895 825
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 42 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.029% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.031% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 46
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,250 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,895 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -18.21%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 21 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 31 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
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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 +21 35 £55,000 - 3
London +40 16 £55,000 -18.51%
South East +6 16 £52,500 -1.86%
Berkshire +4 8 £55,000 -1.78%
Reading +6 7 £55,000 -1.78%
City of London +27 5 £55,000 -21.42%
Stirling - 5 £55,000 -
Scotland - 5 £55,000 -
Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Leeds +17 2 £48,750 +23.41%
West Yorkshire +11 2 £48,750 +23.41%
Yorkshire +5 2 £48,750 +23.41% 2
Hampshire +3 2 £53,000 +29.60%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Beaconsfield - 2 £45,000 -
East of England -1 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Home Counties - 1 £52,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £50,000 -
Havant - 1 £56,000 -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 109 (98.20%) Network Design
2 96 (86.49%) Cisco
3 61 (54.95%) BGP
3 61 (54.95%) Firewall
4 58 (52.25%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (49.55%) CCNP
6 49 (44.14%) MPLS
7 43 (38.74%) Data Centre
8 39 (35.14%) OSPF
9 37 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (32.43%) Finance
11 35 (31.53%) VPN
12 34 (30.63%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (29.73%) SSL
14 32 (28.83%) CheckPoint
15 30 (27.03%) TCP/IP
15 30 (27.03%) Telecoms
15 30 (27.03%) F5
16 26 (23.42%) WAN
17 25 (22.52%) IPsec
18 23 (20.72%) Blue Coat
19 22 (19.82%) DNS
20 21 (18.92%) Change Management
21 18 (16.22%) Windows
21 18 (16.22%) CCNA
22 17 (15.32%) Wireless
23 16 (14.41%) CCIE
23 16 (14.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
23 16 (14.41%) LAN
24 14 (12.61%) UNIX

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (0.90%) IIS
1 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.90%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 61 (54.95%) BGP
1 61 (54.95%) Firewall
2 49 (44.14%) MPLS
3 39 (35.14%) OSPF
4 37 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 35 (31.53%) VPN
6 34 (30.63%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (29.73%) SSL
8 30 (27.03%) TCP/IP
9 26 (23.42%) WAN
10 25 (22.52%) IPsec
11 22 (19.82%) DNS
12 17 (15.32%) Wireless
13 16 (14.41%) LAN
14 14 (12.61%) HTTP
15 13 (11.71%) EIGRP
15 13 (11.71%) VPLS
16 11 (9.91%) VoIP
17 10 (9.01%) VRRP
18 8 (7.21%) Ethernet
General
1 36 (32.43%) Finance
2 30 (27.03%) Telecoms
3 14 (12.61%) Multimedia
4 8 (7.21%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) HTML
2 5 (4.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 43 (38.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.50%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (4.50%) IPTV
2 5 (4.50%) CMDB
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.90%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (0.90%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) UNIX
3 12 (10.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.90%) SUSE
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (98.20%) Network Design
2 21 (18.92%) Change Management
3 12 (10.81%) Project Management
4 11 (9.91%) ITIL
5 9 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.31%) PRINCE
7 7 (6.31%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.60%) Security Architecture
8 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (3.60%) Line Management
9 3 (2.70%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.80%) Service Management
10 2 (1.80%) HOOD
10 2 (1.80%) Risk Management
10 2 (1.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (0.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (0.90%) Capacity Management
11 1 (0.90%) WAN Optimisation
11 1 (0.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) Python
2 6 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (52.25%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (49.55%) CCNP
3 18 (16.22%) CCNA
4 16 (14.41%) CCIE
5 8 (7.21%) CCDA
6 5 (4.50%) Degree
7 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.60%) CCDP
7 4 (3.60%) CCIP
8 2 (1.80%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.80%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.90%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.90%) MCITP
9 1 (0.90%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.90%) MCSE
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Nagios
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 96 (86.49%) Cisco
2 32 (28.83%) CheckPoint
3 30 (27.03%) F5
4 23 (20.72%) Blue Coat
5 16 (14.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 9 (8.11%) Citrix
7 6 (5.41%) Huawei
8 5 (4.50%) Avaya
8 5 (4.50%) Juniper
8 5 (4.50%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.50%) Infoblox
8 5 (4.50%) Akamai
9 4 (3.60%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.70%) BT
11 2 (1.80%) VMware
11 2 (1.80%) HP
11 2 (1.80%) EMC
12 1 (0.90%) BroadSoft
12 1 (0.90%) Acme Packet
12 1 (0.90%) Dell