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 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
Rank 429 467 401
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -66
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 602 577 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.60% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 492 495 500
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015 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 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
(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 +24 578 £52,500 -4.54% 65
London +38 217 £55,000 -4.34% 20
South East +3 169 £50,000 - 15
Berkshire -20 70 £58,750 +4.91% 3
City of London +21 61 £56,250 -7.78% 4
East of England +16 60 £52,500 -4.54%
Surrey +55 59 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Yorkshire +21 53 £55,250 +10.50% 6
West Yorkshire +38 48 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Leeds +38 43 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Reading -32 41 £56,250 +3.68%
North West +16 34 £42,500 -20.93% 5
Hertfordshire -14 34 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands -11 29 £57,500 +7.47% 9
Chertsey - 25 £50,000 -
Birmingham -11 20 £70,000 +22.27% 4
Hampshire +13 19 £55,000 +14.70% 2
Cheshire +17 18 £43,750 -5.91% 1
Bedfordshire +9 17 £52,500 -15.32%
South West -33 17 £45,000 -15.88% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 13 £52,500 -7.89% 2
Scotland +23 12 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Manchester +7 12 £70,000 +38.61% 2
Slough 0 10 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Milton Keynes -4 10 £52,500 -7.89% 2
Rickmansworth - 10 £55,000 -
East Midlands +7 9 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Newbury +16 8 £57,500 -17.85% 2
Wiltshire -2 8 £43,500 -27.50%
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £47,500 -

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 839 (67.94%) Cisco
2 665 (53.85%) Firewall
3 596 (48.26%) Cisco Certification
4 464 (37.57%) WAN
5 451 (36.52%) LAN
6 402 (32.55%) CCNP
7 335 (27.13%) BGP
8 325 (26.32%) F5
9 323 (26.15%) MPLS
10 305 (24.70%) Data Centre
11 297 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
12 280 (22.67%) OSPF
13 278 (22.51%) CheckPoint
14 276 (22.35%) Juniper
15 245 (19.84%) VPN
16 244 (19.76%) Finance
17 229 (18.54%) Wireless
18 222 (17.98%) Windows
19 214 (17.33%) Cisco Nexus
20 213 (17.25%) EIGRP
21 210 (17.00%) Telecoms
22 206 (16.68%) VMware
23 205 (16.60%) TCP/IP
24 204 (16.52%) Network Security
25 201 (16.28%) Load Balancing
26 200 (16.19%) DNS
27 193 (15.63%) Linux
28 192 (15.55%) CCNA
29 177 (14.33%) ITIL
30 174 (14.09%) Degree

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 58 (4.70%) MS Exchange
2 57 (4.62%) Lync
3 39 (3.16%) Apache
4 25 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.21%) JBoss
7 13 (1.05%) SAS
7 13 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.05%) OpenStack
8 11 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.65%) Node.js
10 7 (0.57%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.49%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.49%) nginx
12 5 (0.40%) IIS
13 4 (0.32%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.24%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 112 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.29%) MS Office
3 52 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (1.38%) Office 365
2 9 (0.73%) IaaS
3 7 (0.57%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.57%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (0.49%) SaaS
4 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.16%) Route 53
7 2 (0.16%) GitHub
7 2 (0.16%) Yammer
8 1 (0.081%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 665 (53.85%) Firewall
2 464 (37.57%) WAN
3 451 (36.52%) LAN
4 335 (27.13%) BGP
5 323 (26.15%) MPLS
6 297 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
7 280 (22.67%) OSPF
8 245 (19.84%) VPN
9 229 (18.54%) Wireless
10 214 (17.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 213 (17.25%) EIGRP
12 205 (16.60%) TCP/IP
13 204 (16.52%) Network Security
14 200 (16.19%) DNS
15 165 (13.36%) VoIP
16 116 (9.39%) IPsec
17 104 (8.42%) SSL
18 96 (7.77%) Internet
19 95 (7.69%) VLAN
20 78 (6.32%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.27%) MySQL
3 20 (1.62%) Hadoop
4 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.57%) Spotfire
8 7 (0.57%) QlikView
9 6 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.49%) Redis
10 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.32%) HBase
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (0.49%) Git (software)
1 6 (0.49%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.32%) Grunt
2 4 (0.32%) Maven
2 4 (0.32%) JIRA
3 3 (0.24%) JUnit
4 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 244 (19.76%) Finance
2 210 (17.00%) Telecoms
3 93 (7.53%) Banking
4 59 (4.78%) Retail
5 34 (2.75%) Legal
5 34 (2.75%) Electronics
6 26 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.94%) Marketing
8 18 (1.46%) Law
9 17 (1.38%) Games
10 15 (1.21%) Multimedia
10 15 (1.21%) Back Office
11 12 (0.97%) Front Office
12 10 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.73%) Advertising
14 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Korean Language
16 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 479 (38.79%) Network Engineer
2 230 (18.62%) Architect
3 164 (13.28%) Network Architect
4 130 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 127 (10.28%) Design Engineer
6 109 (8.83%) Network Design Engineer
7 99 (8.02%) Consultant
8 64 (5.18%) Security Engineer
9 55 (4.45%) Cisco Architect
10 51 (4.13%) Support Engineer
11 50 (4.05%) Network Design Architect
12 46 (3.72%) Network Consultant
13 40 (3.24%) Implementation Engineer
14 38 (3.08%) Network Implementation Engineer
15 37 (3.00%) Analyst
16 35 (2.83%) Cisco Engineer
17 34 (2.75%) Network Manager
18 33 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 31 (2.51%) Senior Consultant
20 30 (2.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.05%) Web Services
2 45 (3.64%) 802.1X
3 29 (2.35%) HTML
4 21 (1.70%) .NET
5 20 (1.62%) CSS
6 12 (0.97%) SOAP
7 9 (0.73%) Java EE
8 8 (0.65%) Spring
8 8 (0.65%) CSS3
9 7 (0.57%) HTML5
9 7 (0.57%) JSON
9 7 (0.57%) jQuery
9 7 (0.57%) RESTful
9 7 (0.57%) XML
10 6 (0.49%) LAMP
10 6 (0.49%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.40%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (0.40%) Silverlight
11 5 (0.40%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 305 (24.70%) Data Centre
2 65 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.83%) Clustering
6 32 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
7 27 (2.19%) PKI
8 25 (2.02%) RMADS
9 23 (1.86%) Statistics
10 11 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 11 (0.89%) Replication
10 11 (0.89%) Thin Client
10 11 (0.89%) User Experience
11 10 (0.81%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.73%) GIS
13 8 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.57%) Kindle
14 7 (0.57%) CMDB
14 7 (0.57%) Online Games
14 7 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 222 (17.98%) Windows
2 193 (15.63%) Linux
3 146 (11.82%) UNIX
4 48 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (2.51%) CentOS
8 23 (1.86%) Solaris
9 22 (1.78%) Ubuntu
10 19 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.57%) Android
13 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.40%) Debian
15 4 (0.32%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.32%) NetWare
16 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.24%) SUSE
17 2 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (16.28%) Load Balancing
2 177 (14.33%) ITIL
3 113 (9.15%) Network Management
4 105 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 92 (7.45%) Project Management
6 67 (5.43%) Network Architecture
7 65 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 63 (5.10%) Information Security
9 60 (4.86%) Change Management
10 51 (4.13%) SDLC
11 45 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
12 43 (3.48%) Service Delivery
12 43 (3.48%) Security Architecture
13 40 (3.24%) Validation
14 39 (3.16%) Performance Management
15 37 (3.00%) Migration
15 37 (3.00%) Mentoring
16 36 (2.91%) Business Continuity
16 36 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
17 34 (2.75%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.10%) Python
2 51 (4.13%) SQL
3 45 (3.64%) Java
4 32 (2.59%) C
4 32 (2.59%) C++
5 31 (2.51%) Perl
6 21 (1.70%) PHP
7 18 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.21%) Ruby
9 14 (1.13%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.13%) R
10 13 (1.05%) Scala
11 11 (0.89%) C#
12 6 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.49%) Groovy
13 5 (0.40%) Tcl
13 5 (0.40%) Ada
14 4 (0.32%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.32%) Go
15 2 (0.16%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 596 (48.26%) Cisco Certification
2 402 (32.55%) CCNP
3 192 (15.55%) CCNA
4 174 (14.09%) Degree
5 162 (13.12%) CCIE
6 123 (9.96%) Security Cleared
7 101 (8.18%) SC Cleared
8 98 (7.94%) CCDP
9 49 (3.97%) HP ASE
10 47 (3.81%) CISSP
11 40 (3.24%) CCDA
12 34 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (2.51%) CCSA
14 29 (2.35%) CCIP
15 28 (2.27%) CCSE
16 23 (1.86%) CCSP
17 21 (1.70%) MCSE
18 20 (1.62%) CISM
19 19 (1.54%) CWNA
19 19 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.02%) SLA
2 58 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.94%) QA
5 14 (1.13%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.97%) COBIT
7 7 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 130 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 42 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.97%) vSphere
6 11 (0.89%) XenApp
7 8 (0.65%) iptables
8 6 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.40%) Snort
9 5 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.40%) FreeRADIUS
9 5 (0.40%) StorNext
10 4 (0.32%) pfSense
10 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.32%) Docker
10 4 (0.32%) HDFS
10 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.16%) Xen
11 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 42 (3.40%) Nagios
2 38 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 19 (1.54%) Cacti
4 18 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 18 (1.46%) OpenView
4 18 (1.46%) HP NNM
5 17 (1.38%) Puppet
6 14 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
8 8 (0.65%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.65%) Ansible
9 7 (0.57%) vMotion
9 7 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.49%) SCCM
10 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.49%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 839 (67.94%) Cisco
2 325 (26.32%) F5
3 278 (22.51%) CheckPoint
4 276 (22.35%) Juniper
5 206 (16.68%) VMware
6 158 (12.79%) HP
7 136 (11.01%) Microsoft
8 104 (8.42%) Citrix
9 68 (5.51%) Huawei
10 60 (4.86%) Avaya
11 48 (3.89%) Oracle
12 40 (3.24%) Red Hat
13 36 (2.91%) Fortinet
13 36 (2.91%) SolarWinds
13 36 (2.91%) Aerohive Networks
14 32 (2.59%) Blue Coat
15 29 (2.35%) NetApp
16 27 (2.19%) Dell
17 26 (2.11%) Riverbed
18 24 (1.94%) SonicWALL
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + On Call + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Salary: £200 - £201 per day + bonus and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Additional benefits:- Private Medical/ Great Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Airband
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago