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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 453 446 414
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 563 580 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.61% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 476 514 485
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +12.08%

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
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 536 £52,500 - 46
London +22 230 £55,000 - 20
South East -11 131 £52,500 +5.00% 5
City of London +43 60 £55,000 -11.64% 5
Berkshire -10 50 £55,000 - 1
East of England -3 49 £52,500 -7.89% 1
Surrey +29 45 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +11 44 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Reading -16 37 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +19 36 £70,000 +43.58% 3
Leeds +19 35 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Hertfordshire -3 31 £55,000 -4.34% 1
North West +1 30 £56,250 +3.68% 1
West Midlands -15 26 £56,250 +1.80% 6
South West -33 19 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Manchester +3 18 £70,000 +22.80%
Scotland +22 17 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Chertsey - 16 £50,000 -
Birmingham -6 14 £70,000 +10.23% 1
East Midlands +7 12 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Hampshire +15 11 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Bedfordshire +10 11 £52,500 -15.32%
Watford 0 11 £48,000 -14.66%
Rickmansworth -11 11 £55,000 +4.76%
Oxfordshire 0 10 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 10 £52,500 -
Cheshire -1 9 £37,500 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -21 9 £52,500 -7.89%
Stirling +16 8 £55,000 +15.78%
Kingston Upon Thames +10 7 £33,649 -3.86% 1

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 786 (68.41%) Cisco
2 600 (52.22%) Firewall
3 570 (49.61%) Cisco Certification
4 420 (36.55%) WAN
5 414 (36.03%) LAN
6 383 (33.33%) CCNP
7 302 (26.28%) Cisco ASA
8 296 (25.76%) F5
9 290 (25.24%) Data Centre
10 284 (24.72%) BGP
11 278 (24.19%) Juniper
12 268 (23.32%) CheckPoint
13 258 (22.45%) MPLS
14 256 (22.28%) OSPF
15 249 (21.67%) VPN
16 247 (21.50%) Finance
17 229 (19.93%) Wireless
18 216 (18.80%) TCP/IP
19 200 (17.41%) DNS
20 198 (17.23%) Linux
21 195 (16.97%) Windows
22 192 (16.71%) VMware
23 190 (16.54%) Telecoms
24 189 (16.45%) Network Security
25 183 (15.93%) Cisco Nexus
26 181 (15.75%) Load Balancing
27 176 (15.32%) EIGRP
28 169 (14.71%) CCNA
29 160 (13.93%) Degree
30 157 (13.66%) CCIE

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 44 (3.83%) Lync
3 32 (2.79%) Apache
4 23 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.13%) SAS
8 13 (1.13%) JBoss
9 12 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.52%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.52%) Node.js
12 4 (0.35%) IIS
13 3 (0.26%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.26%) nginx
13 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.17%) Smallworld
14 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 103 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.44%) MS Office
3 38 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.48%) Office 365
2 11 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.61%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.61%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.44%) SaaS
4 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.44%) IaaS
5 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.17%) GitHub
7 2 (0.17%) Yammer
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.087%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 600 (52.22%) Firewall
2 420 (36.55%) WAN
3 414 (36.03%) LAN
4 302 (26.28%) Cisco ASA
5 284 (24.72%) BGP
6 258 (22.45%) MPLS
7 256 (22.28%) OSPF
8 249 (21.67%) VPN
9 229 (19.93%) Wireless
10 216 (18.80%) TCP/IP
11 200 (17.41%) DNS
12 189 (16.45%) Network Security
13 183 (15.93%) Cisco Nexus
14 176 (15.32%) EIGRP
15 146 (12.71%) VoIP
16 114 (9.92%) SSL
17 95 (8.27%) Internet
18 92 (8.01%) IPsec
19 85 (7.40%) VLAN
20 72 (6.27%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.79%) MySQL
3 21 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 8 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.61%) Spotfire
5 7 (0.61%) QlikView
6 6 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 6 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.35%) HBase
7 4 (0.35%) Redis
7 4 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.52%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.44%) Ant
5 4 (0.35%) MSI
5 4 (0.35%) Maven
5 4 (0.35%) Grunt
6 3 (0.26%) JIRA
6 3 (0.26%) JUnit
6 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.087%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.087%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 247 (21.50%) Finance
2 190 (16.54%) Telecoms
3 88 (7.66%) Banking
4 53 (4.61%) Retail
5 35 (3.05%) Electronics
6 23 (2.00%) Multimedia
6 23 (2.00%) Legal
6 23 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.00%) Marketing
7 17 (1.48%) Games
8 15 (1.31%) Back Office
9 14 (1.22%) Front Office
10 11 (0.96%) Law
11 10 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.52%) Advertising
14 4 (0.35%) Military
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) Korean Language
16 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 443 (38.56%) Network Engineer
2 222 (19.32%) Architect
3 161 (14.01%) Network Architect
4 128 (11.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 98 (8.53%) Design Engineer
6 91 (7.92%) Consultant
7 81 (7.05%) Network Design Engineer
8 60 (5.22%) Cisco Architect
9 56 (4.87%) Network Design Architect
10 50 (4.35%) Security Engineer
11 46 (4.00%) Network Consultant
11 46 (4.00%) Support Engineer
12 39 (3.39%) Analyst
13 38 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 33 (2.87%) Network Manager
15 31 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
15 31 (2.70%) Implementation Engineer
16 29 (2.52%) Network Implementation Engineer
16 29 (2.52%) Cisco Engineer
17 28 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 40 (3.48%) Web Services
3 28 (2.44%) HTML
4 23 (2.00%) .NET
4 23 (2.00%) CSS
5 14 (1.22%) Java EE
6 13 (1.13%) LAMP
7 10 (0.87%) SOAP
8 8 (0.70%) STL
8 8 (0.70%) Spring
8 8 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (0.70%) CSS3
9 7 (0.61%) HTML5
9 7 (0.61%) jQuery
9 7 (0.61%) JSON
9 7 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.44%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.44%) XML
11 5 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 290 (25.24%) Data Centre
2 74 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 69 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (2.18%) PKI
6 25 (2.18%) Clustering
7 21 (1.83%) Statistics
8 19 (1.65%) RMADS
9 13 (1.13%) User Experience
10 10 (0.87%) GIS
11 9 (0.78%) Replication
12 7 (0.61%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.61%) Kindle
13 6 (0.52%) Social Network
14 5 (0.44%) Online Games
14 5 (0.44%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.44%) IVR
14 5 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 198 (17.23%) Linux
2 195 (16.97%) Windows
3 134 (11.66%) UNIX
4 48 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.83%) Solaris
8 20 (1.74%) CentOS
9 18 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.96%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.61%) Android
13 5 (0.44%) Debian
14 4 (0.35%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.26%) SUSE
15 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (15.75%) Load Balancing
2 149 (12.97%) ITIL
3 106 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 105 (9.14%) Network Management
5 80 (6.96%) Project Management
6 62 (5.40%) Network Architecture
7 61 (5.31%) Change Management
8 51 (4.44%) Information Security
9 49 (4.26%) Risk Management
10 46 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
11 45 (3.92%) SDLC
11 45 (3.92%) Service Delivery
12 39 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
13 38 (3.31%) Validation
13 38 (3.31%) Mentoring
14 37 (3.22%) Problem Management
15 36 (3.13%) Capacity Management
16 34 (2.96%) Performance Management
16 34 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (2.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 58 (5.05%) Python
2 51 (4.44%) SQL
3 49 (4.26%) Java
4 34 (2.96%) C++
5 32 (2.79%) Perl
6 22 (1.91%) C
7 18 (1.57%) PHP
8 16 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.31%) C#
9 15 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.22%) R
11 13 (1.13%) Scala
11 13 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.13%) Ruby
12 8 (0.70%) Tcl
13 6 (0.52%) Groovy
14 5 (0.44%) Ada
14 5 (0.44%) Go
15 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 570 (49.61%) Cisco Certification
2 383 (33.33%) CCNP
3 169 (14.71%) CCNA
4 160 (13.93%) Degree
5 157 (13.66%) CCIE
6 114 (9.92%) Security Cleared
7 101 (8.79%) CCDP
8 92 (8.01%) SC Cleared
9 51 (4.44%) HP ASE
10 35 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (2.79%) CISSP
12 29 (2.52%) CCSE
13 28 (2.44%) CCIP
14 26 (2.26%) CCSA
15 24 (2.09%) CCDA
16 21 (1.83%) MCSE
17 20 (1.74%) CCSP
18 18 (1.57%) JNCIS
19 17 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 16 (1.39%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (3.57%) SLA
3 25 (2.18%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.83%) QA
5 14 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.70%) COBIT
7 7 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.087%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.087%) P3O
System Software
1 118 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.91%) VMware ESX
5 17 (1.48%) vSphere
6 11 (0.96%) iptables
7 10 (0.87%) KVM
8 9 (0.78%) Xen
9 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.70%) XenApp
10 5 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (0.44%) StorNext
10 5 (0.44%) pfSense
10 5 (0.44%) Snort
11 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.35%) Docker
11 4 (0.35%) HDFS
12 2 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (3.05%) Nagios
2 30 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 24 (2.09%) Puppet
4 22 (1.91%) Cacti
5 19 (1.65%) HP NNM
6 18 (1.57%) FortiGate
7 16 (1.39%) Ansible
8 15 (1.31%) OpenView
9 11 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
10 10 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.70%) SCCM
11 8 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (0.44%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.44%) OPNET
13 5 (0.44%) Salt
13 5 (0.44%) vMotion
13 5 (0.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 786 (68.41%) Cisco
2 296 (25.76%) F5
3 278 (24.19%) Juniper
4 268 (23.32%) CheckPoint
5 192 (16.71%) VMware
6 140 (12.18%) HP
7 133 (11.58%) Microsoft
8 67 (5.83%) Huawei
9 62 (5.40%) Citrix
10 51 (4.44%) Oracle
11 50 (4.35%) Avaya
12 42 (3.66%) Fortinet
13 39 (3.39%) SolarWinds
14 36 (3.13%) Red Hat
15 31 (2.70%) NetApp
15 31 (2.70%) Blue Coat
16 26 (2.26%) SonicWALL
17 24 (2.09%) Riverbed
18 23 (2.00%) Aerohive Networks
19 19 (1.65%) WatchGuard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £6K Car Allow
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market rate + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago