The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 437 430 367
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -63
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 596 563 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.65% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 526 472 652
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93593 86753 92892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.19% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74739 71234 78546
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Design
Salary Trend

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

Network Design Salary Trend in the UK

Network Design
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Network Design Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Design
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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
(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
England +17 563 £52,500 +5.00% 68
London -5 222 £55,000 -4.34% 28
South East +2 149 £50,000 - 14
Berkshire -9 68 £55,000 +10.00% 9
East of England +38 56 £55,000 -8.33% 1
City of London -3 56 £57,500 -8.00% 9
Reading +2 51 £52,500 +11.70% 3
Yorkshire -44 43 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West -16 38 £55,000 +111.53% 11
West Midlands -8 35 £57,250 +34.70% 4
Hertfordshire +10 32 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +31 31 £52,500 -7.89% 1
Surrey +2 25 £45,000 +7.14% 3
North West -6 24 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Bristol +8 23 £55,000 +44.73% 7
West Yorkshire -48 23 £41,500 +12.16% 3
Birmingham +12 20 £64,250 +51.17%
Manchester +1 20 £57,000 +22.58% 2
Leeds -17 20 £43,000 +4.24% 2
Milton Keynes - 20 £57,000 - 1
South Wales -17 15 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Wales -23 15 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Hampshire -13 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South Yorkshire -12 11 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +12 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Hemel Hempstead -8 10 £58,750 -6.00%
Bedfordshire - 10 £55,000 -
High Wycombe 0 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Harrogate -10 9 £52,500 +8.24%
North Yorkshire -16 9 £52,500 +8.24%

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 793 (65.38%) Cisco
2 559 (46.08%) Firewall
3 449 (37.02%) Cisco Certification
4 381 (31.41%) Juniper
5 366 (30.17%) WAN
6 359 (29.60%) LAN
7 345 (28.44%) CCNP
8 301 (24.81%) Finance
9 299 (24.65%) Telecoms
10 271 (22.34%) F5
11 252 (20.77%) Windows
12 241 (19.87%) MPLS
13 240 (19.79%) BGP
14 233 (19.21%) OSPF
15 219 (18.05%) TCP/IP
16 216 (17.81%) Security Cleared
17 214 (17.64%) Wireless
18 213 (17.56%) Network Security
19 209 (17.23%) VPN
20 203 (16.74%) Microsoft
21 192 (15.83%) Linux
22 191 (15.75%) ITIL
23 188 (15.50%) VMware
24 180 (14.84%) SC Cleared
25 173 (14.26%) Degree
26 171 (14.10%) CheckPoint
27 163 (13.44%) CCNA
27 163 (13.44%) DNS
28 147 (12.12%) VoIP
29 133 (10.96%) Cisco ASA

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 67 (5.52%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.13%) Lync
3 32 (2.64%) WebSphere
4 25 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (1.65%) IIS
6 14 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.15%) Apache
7 13 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.49%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.41%) SAS
12 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.25%) nginx
14 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.16%) Confluence
14 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.082%) CMS
Applications
1 96 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 65 (5.36%) MS Office
3 33 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.082%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.082%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.082%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.082%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.25%) Route 53
6 2 (0.16%) SaaS
7 1 (0.082%) PaaS
7 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 559 (46.08%) Firewall
2 366 (30.17%) WAN
3 359 (29.60%) LAN
4 241 (19.87%) MPLS
5 240 (19.79%) BGP
6 233 (19.21%) OSPF
7 219 (18.05%) TCP/IP
8 214 (17.64%) Wireless
9 213 (17.56%) Network Security
10 209 (17.23%) VPN
11 163 (13.44%) DNS
12 147 (12.12%) VoIP
13 133 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
14 126 (10.39%) Internet
15 107 (8.82%) SAN
16 98 (8.08%) VLAN
17 97 (8.00%) EIGRP
18 83 (6.84%) DHCP
19 80 (6.60%) WLAN
20 79 (6.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (2.23%) Relational Database
3 23 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (1.57%) MySQL
5 14 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.82%) DB2
6 10 (0.82%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.41%) Essbase
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Fiddler
1 6 (0.49%) ReSharper
1 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.33%) JIRA
4 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.25%) NuGet
4 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.16%) Subversion
5 2 (0.16%) JUnit
General
1 301 (24.81%) Finance
2 299 (24.65%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.63%) Marketing
4 34 (2.80%) Retail
5 32 (2.64%) Banking
6 26 (2.14%) Legal
7 24 (1.98%) Games
8 19 (1.57%) Law
9 17 (1.40%) Advertising
10 12 (0.99%) Electronics
11 10 (0.82%) Billing
12 9 (0.74%) Publishing
13 8 (0.66%) Military
14 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.49%) Local Government
16 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 361 (29.76%) Network Engineer
2 308 (25.39%) Architect
3 186 (15.33%) Network Architect
4 132 (10.88%) Consultant
5 94 (7.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 91 (7.50%) Design Engineer
7 76 (6.27%) Senior Architect
8 74 (6.10%) Analyst
9 73 (6.02%) Senior Network Architect
10 72 (5.94%) Network Design Engineer
11 42 (3.46%) Administrator
12 39 (3.22%) Security Engineer
13 38 (3.13%) Designer
14 37 (3.05%) Network Designer
15 36 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.97%) Security Consultant
16 35 (2.89%) IP Engineer
16 35 (2.89%) Network Consultant
16 35 (2.89%) Network Manager
16 35 (2.89%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.80%) SOAP
2 28 (2.31%) .NET
3 23 (1.90%) Web Services
4 20 (1.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 20 (1.65%) HTML
4 20 (1.65%) STL
5 14 (1.15%) RESTful
6 13 (1.07%) XML
7 11 (0.91%) JSP
7 11 (0.91%) Servlets
8 10 (0.82%) AngularJS
8 10 (0.82%) JSON
8 10 (0.82%) JMS
8 10 (0.82%) XSD
9 7 (0.58%) Middleware
9 7 (0.58%) WCF
10 6 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (0.49%) REST
10 6 (0.49%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 58 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.96%) RMADS
5 22 (1.81%) CESG
6 20 (1.65%) Clustering
7 18 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 18 (1.48%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (1.48%) Firmware
8 14 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 12 (0.99%) Online Games
10 12 (0.99%) GIS
11 11 (0.91%) PKI
12 10 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.66%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.49%) Social Network
14 6 (0.49%) Replication
14 6 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 252 (20.77%) Windows
2 192 (15.83%) Linux
3 101 (8.33%) UNIX
4 76 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 27 (2.23%) Solaris
9 17 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) AIX
13 3 (0.25%) CentOS
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.082%) HPUX
15 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.082%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (15.75%) ITIL
2 124 (10.22%) Network Management
3 86 (7.09%) Network Architecture
4 85 (7.01%) Load Balancing
5 84 (6.92%) Project Management
6 69 (5.69%) Mentoring
7 66 (5.44%) Security Architecture
8 61 (5.03%) Change Management
9 56 (4.62%) Information Security
10 54 (4.45%) Network Monitoring
11 53 (4.37%) Capacity Management
12 51 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 45 (3.71%) Information Assurance
14 41 (3.38%) Risk Assessment
15 38 (3.13%) Data Protection
16 36 (2.97%) Migration
17 35 (2.89%) Service Delivery
18 34 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
18 34 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
19 33 (2.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (8.16%) SQL
2 39 (3.22%) Python
3 33 (2.72%) Perl
4 28 (2.31%) Java
5 26 (2.14%) C++
6 23 (1.90%) C#
7 21 (1.73%) Shell Script
7 21 (1.73%) PHP
8 17 (1.40%) JavaScript
9 14 (1.15%) Tcl
10 13 (1.07%) PowerShell
11 12 (0.99%) C
12 11 (0.91%) PowerHouse
13 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.49%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.41%) Ruby
17 3 (0.25%) VB
17 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 449 (37.02%) Cisco Certification
2 345 (28.44%) CCNP
3 216 (17.81%) Security Cleared
4 180 (14.84%) SC Cleared
5 173 (14.26%) Degree
6 163 (13.44%) CCNA
7 115 (9.48%) CCIE
8 94 (7.75%) CCDP
9 61 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 59 (4.86%) DV Cleared
11 58 (4.78%) CCIP
12 32 (2.64%) CISSP
13 30 (2.47%) CCDA
14 29 (2.39%) JNCIE
15 23 (1.90%) MCSE
16 22 (1.81%) JNCIS
16 22 (1.81%) CCSE
17 20 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 17 (1.40%) MCITP
19 16 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.43%) SLA
2 75 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.40%) QA
4 16 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.082%) COBIT
System Software
1 113 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.32%) vSphere
6 11 (0.91%) KVM
7 10 (0.82%) HDFS
7 10 (0.82%) XenApp
7 10 (0.82%) IAG
7 10 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.58%) ProxySG
8 7 (0.58%) UAG
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.49%) Snort
10 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (3.05%) HP NNM
2 32 (2.64%) Nagios
3 31 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
4 19 (1.57%) SCCM
5 17 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (1.07%) SCOM
7 9 (0.74%) WSUS
7 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.66%) Cacti
9 7 (0.58%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.41%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.41%) SmokePing
11 5 (0.41%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.25%) Puppet
13 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
14 2 (0.16%) collectd
14 2 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 793 (65.38%) Cisco
2 381 (31.41%) Juniper
3 271 (22.34%) F5
4 203 (16.74%) Microsoft
5 188 (15.50%) VMware
6 171 (14.10%) CheckPoint
7 125 (10.31%) HP
8 41 (3.38%) Dell
8 41 (3.38%) Aruba
9 39 (3.22%) Oracle
10 37 (3.05%) Avaya
11 36 (2.97%) Citrix
12 35 (2.89%) Brocade
13 34 (2.80%) Blue Coat
14 32 (2.64%) NetApp
14 32 (2.64%) SolarWinds
15 30 (2.47%) Fortinet
16 27 (2.23%) McAfee
17 26 (2.14%) IBM
18 24 (1.98%) EMC
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Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £25,500 to £46,000 per annum + bonuses depending upon experience
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
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Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + beenfits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
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Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
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