The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 441 392 420
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 565 635 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 472 476 516
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93867 85654 90608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.52% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75779 70449 77344
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -59 533 £55,000 +10.00% 47
London -82 198 £58,500 +6.36% 17
South East +1 171 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Berkshire +36 108 £57,250 +27.22% 6
Reading +47 92 £55,000 +22.22% 2
City of London -42 62 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Yorkshire -36 47 £50,000 +3.09% 5
East of England +16 42 £48,000 -1.53% 3
South West +15 40 £53,500 +30.48% 6
Hertfordshire +12 28 £45,000 -16.66%
Surrey +11 22 £42,500 +1.19%
West Midlands -36 21 £57,500 +10.57% 2
Birmingham +10 19 £57,500 +2.22% 2
North Yorkshire 0 18 £65,000 +34.02% 1
West Yorkshire -33 18 £46,250 +25.00% 2
Wales -36 18 £38,250 -19.47% 2
South Wales -27 17 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Leeds -28 17 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bristol +14 16 £42,000 - 1
Watford - 15 £43,750 -
Kent -7 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Harrogate -7 12 £65,000 +34.02% 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 10 £57,500 +21.05%
Cardiff -28 10 £39,000 -17.89% 2
Bournemouth - 10 £37,500 - 2
Dorset - 10 £37,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +7 9 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Hampshire -12 9 £55,000 +41.93%
South Yorkshire +3 7 £55,000 +57.14% 2
North West -10 7 £56,250 +23.62% 5

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 752 (62.61%) Cisco
2 548 (45.63%) Firewall
3 426 (35.47%) Cisco Certification
4 422 (35.14%) WAN
5 419 (34.89%) LAN
6 343 (28.56%) Juniper
7 334 (27.81%) Telecoms
8 310 (25.81%) Finance
9 294 (24.48%) CCNP
10 276 (22.98%) TCP/IP
11 252 (20.98%) F5
12 245 (20.40%) OSPF
13 234 (19.48%) BGP
14 228 (18.98%) Windows
15 218 (18.15%) MPLS
16 194 (16.15%) Security Cleared
17 193 (16.07%) DNS
18 189 (15.74%) Network Security
19 186 (15.49%) VPN
20 184 (15.32%) Microsoft
21 180 (14.99%) Degree
22 176 (14.65%) Wireless
23 175 (14.57%) Network Management
24 172 (14.32%) CCNA
25 171 (14.24%) HP
25 171 (14.24%) Internet
26 165 (13.74%) ITIL
27 162 (13.49%) Linux
28 153 (12.74%) SC Cleared
29 145 (12.07%) VMware

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (5.58%) WebSphere
2 64 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 39 (3.25%) Lync
4 30 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.42%) IIS
7 12 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.92%) Apache
8 11 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.83%) SAS
9 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.083%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 85 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.16%) MS Office
3 25 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.083%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.083%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.50%) Office 365
4 5 (0.42%) IaaS
5 4 (0.33%) SaaS
5 4 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.083%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 548 (45.63%) Firewall
2 422 (35.14%) WAN
3 419 (34.89%) LAN
4 276 (22.98%) TCP/IP
5 245 (20.40%) OSPF
6 234 (19.48%) BGP
7 218 (18.15%) MPLS
8 193 (16.07%) DNS
9 189 (15.74%) Network Security
10 186 (15.49%) VPN
11 176 (14.65%) Wireless
12 171 (14.24%) Internet
13 139 (11.57%) VoIP
14 138 (11.49%) EIGRP
15 112 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
16 106 (8.83%) VLAN
17 105 (8.74%) SAN
18 99 (8.24%) HTTP
19 93 (7.74%) SSL
20 87 (7.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.08%) MySQL
5 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) SSDT
8 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.083%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.083%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.083%) OLTP
10 1 (0.083%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.50%) ReSharper
1 6 (0.50%) Fiddler
2 4 (0.33%) Subversion
3 3 (0.25%) JUnit
3 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
3 3 (0.25%) NuGet
3 3 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.083%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 334 (27.81%) Telecoms
2 310 (25.81%) Finance
3 42 (3.50%) Marketing
4 31 (2.58%) Legal
5 29 (2.41%) Retail
6 22 (1.83%) Advertising
7 20 (1.67%) Banking
8 17 (1.42%) Games
9 15 (1.25%) Electronics
10 13 (1.08%) Law
11 11 (0.92%) Billing
12 10 (0.83%) Military
13 9 (0.75%) Local Government
14 7 (0.58%) Publishing
15 6 (0.50%) Back Office
16 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.33%) Front Office
17 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 351 (29.23%) Network Engineer
2 284 (23.65%) Architect
3 155 (12.91%) Consultant
4 130 (10.82%) Network Architect
5 77 (6.41%) Design Engineer
5 77 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 68 (5.66%) Analyst
7 66 (5.50%) Network Design Engineer
8 52 (4.33%) Administrator
9 51 (4.25%) Designer
10 49 (4.08%) Security Consultant
11 48 (4.00%) Network Designer
12 46 (3.83%) Senior Architect
13 45 (3.75%) Firewall Engineer
13 45 (3.75%) Network Manager
14 43 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
15 42 (3.50%) Senior Network Architect
16 41 (3.41%) Security Architect
16 41 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
17 36 (3.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.50%) SOAP
2 34 (2.83%) .NET
3 20 (1.67%) STL
3 20 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (1.17%) Web Services
5 13 (1.08%) Middleware
6 11 (0.92%) HTML
6 11 (0.92%) CSS
7 10 (0.83%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.67%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.58%) WCF
9 7 (0.58%) REST
10 6 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.33%) RESTful
11 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (0.33%) Ember.js
11 4 (0.33%) jQuery
11 4 (0.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.75%) Computer Science
2 58 (4.83%) RMADS
3 52 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 33 (2.75%) Firmware
5 27 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 22 (1.83%) CESG
7 21 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
8 19 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (1.50%) GIS
10 16 (1.33%) Clustering
11 12 (1.00%) Replication
11 12 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.00%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.00%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.83%) Statistics
13 9 (0.75%) Online Games
13 9 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 228 (18.98%) Windows
2 162 (13.49%) Linux
3 107 (8.91%) UNIX
4 67 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 24 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.42%) Solaris
9 11 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.58%) Debian
10 7 (0.58%) CentOS
10 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.25%) AIX
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.17%) HPUX
14 1 (0.083%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (14.57%) Network Management
2 165 (13.74%) ITIL
3 125 (10.41%) Project Management
4 98 (8.16%) Network Architecture
5 97 (8.08%) Capacity Management
5 97 (8.08%) Load Balancing
6 80 (6.66%) Security Architecture
7 67 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 65 (5.41%) Migration
9 60 (5.00%) Change Management
9 60 (5.00%) Information Security
10 50 (4.16%) Information Assurance
11 49 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
12 46 (3.83%) Data Protection
13 41 (3.41%) Service Delivery
14 39 (3.25%) Business Continuity
15 36 (3.00%) Validation
16 35 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
17 34 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
18 32 (2.66%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 89 (7.41%) SQL
2 37 (3.08%) Python
3 34 (2.83%) Perl
4 22 (1.83%) C++
5 21 (1.75%) C#
6 16 (1.33%) PHP
7 13 (1.08%) Java
8 11 (0.92%) Tcl
9 10 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 9 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.75%) PowerHouse
11 8 (0.67%) C
12 7 (0.58%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.50%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.25%) Scala
14 3 (0.25%) Ruby
14 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 426 (35.47%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (24.48%) CCNP
3 194 (16.15%) Security Cleared
4 180 (14.99%) Degree
5 172 (14.32%) CCNA
6 153 (12.74%) SC Cleared
7 105 (8.74%) CCIE
8 83 (6.91%) CCDP
9 68 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 66 (5.50%) DV Cleared
11 47 (3.91%) CCIP
12 29 (2.41%) MCITP
13 28 (2.33%) CCSA
14 26 (2.16%) MCSE
14 26 (2.16%) CCDA
15 24 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (1.67%) MCSA
17 19 (1.58%) CISSP
18 17 (1.42%) CCSP
18 17 (1.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (4.58%) SLA
3 19 (1.58%) QA
4 12 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.083%) COBIT
System Software
1 106 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (7.33%) Active Directory
3 61 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.00%) vSphere
5 12 (1.00%) XenApp
6 11 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.75%) KVM
9 8 (0.67%) IAG
10 5 (0.42%) vCloud
11 4 (0.33%) Squid
12 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.17%) NFS
14 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.083%) Snort
14 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 69 (5.75%) HP NNM
2 67 (5.58%) CiscoWorks
3 26 (2.16%) Nagios
4 18 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (1.25%) SCCM
6 12 (1.00%) SCOM
7 8 (0.67%) Cacti
8 7 (0.58%) WSUS
9 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.42%) SmokePing
10 5 (0.42%) Puppet
11 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
12 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.25%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.25%) collectd
12 3 (0.25%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 752 (62.61%) Cisco
2 343 (28.56%) Juniper
3 252 (20.98%) F5
4 184 (15.32%) Microsoft
5 171 (14.24%) HP
6 145 (12.07%) VMware
7 132 (10.99%) CheckPoint
8 59 (4.91%) Avaya
9 37 (3.08%) NetApp
10 36 (3.00%) Dell
10 36 (3.00%) SolarWinds
11 34 (2.83%) EMC
12 31 (2.58%) IBM
13 29 (2.41%) Citrix
14 27 (2.25%) Oracle
15 26 (2.16%) Blue Coat
15 26 (2.16%) Fortinet
16 23 (1.92%) Brocade
17 22 (1.83%) Aruba
18 19 (1.58%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £15500 - £16000 per annum + Bonus/Commission, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £42k - 48k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £80-£90k OTE, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + career path
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
CCity IT
Posted: 5 days ago