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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 445 487 352
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -135
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 544 462 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.44% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.54% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 459 352 597
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,850 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,050 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.10% +11.11%

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
87161 85486 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.66% 82.26% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71806 68211 75331
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +31 501 £55,000 +10.00% 84
London +83 210 £55,000 +3.77% 29
South East -16 133 £53,050 +6.10% 19
Berkshire +26 74 £55,000 +10.00% 6
City of London +33 64 £60,000 +4.34% 11
Reading +11 39 £67,500 +35.00% 4
South West -4 37 £55,000 +29.41% 17
Surrey +1 29 £45,500 -6.18% 2
West Midlands -2 29 £48,750 -11.36% 2
North West -12 29 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Bristol -5 24 £55,000 +57.14% 13
East of England -20 24 £55,000 +48.64% 6
Yorkshire -24 24 £50,000 +27.38% 4
Oxfordshire +13 16 £45,000 - 3
Scotland - 16 £37,500 - 4
Leeds -10 15 £40,000 -15.78% 4
West Yorkshire -25 15 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Cheshire -6 14 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Manchester -18 13 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Aberdeen - 13 £37,500 - 3
Birmingham -8 12 £68,000 +23.63% 2
Wales -24 12 £45,000 -10.00%
Woking +18 11 £45,000 -21.05%
Guildford -5 11 £70,000 +44.32% 1
South Wales -20 11 £43,750 -14.63%
Hertfordshire -23 11 £63,000 +70.27% 4
Abingdon - 10 £46,000 - 2
Essex -14 9 £40,000 +81.81%
Slough - 9 £60,750 -
Wiltshire +5 8 £57,500 +85.48% 1

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 774 (67.54%) Cisco
2 597 (52.09%) Firewall
3 492 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
4 403 (35.17%) Juniper
5 390 (34.03%) CCNP
6 347 (30.28%) WAN
7 311 (27.14%) LAN
8 309 (26.96%) Windows
8 309 (26.96%) MPLS
9 279 (24.35%) BGP
10 277 (24.17%) VPN
11 276 (24.08%) Telecoms
12 270 (23.56%) Wireless
13 250 (21.82%) Finance
13 250 (21.82%) F5
14 236 (20.59%) Network Security
15 229 (19.98%) ITIL
16 220 (19.20%) Security Cleared
17 219 (19.11%) OSPF
18 197 (17.19%) SC Cleared
19 188 (16.40%) VMware
20 187 (16.32%) Linux
21 186 (16.23%) TCP/IP
22 172 (15.01%) DNS
23 167 (14.57%) VoIP
24 161 (14.05%) CCNA
25 157 (13.70%) Microsoft
26 148 (12.91%) CCIE
27 147 (12.83%) CheckPoint
28 139 (12.13%) CCDP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 61 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 40 (3.49%) Lync
3 21 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (1.83%) Apache
4 18 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.87%) nginx
7 8 (0.70%) JBoss
8 7 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.61%) IIS
8 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.44%) GroupWise
11 4 (0.35%) Smallworld
11 4 (0.35%) CMS
12 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 111 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.84%) MS Office
3 32 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.087%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.087%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.61%) SaaS
6 7 (0.61%) Office 365
7 6 (0.52%) Route 53
8 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.087%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.087%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 597 (52.09%) Firewall
2 347 (30.28%) WAN
3 311 (27.14%) LAN
4 309 (26.96%) MPLS
5 279 (24.35%) BGP
6 277 (24.17%) VPN
7 270 (23.56%) Wireless
8 236 (20.59%) Network Security
9 219 (19.11%) OSPF
10 186 (16.23%) TCP/IP
11 172 (15.01%) DNS
12 167 (14.57%) VoIP
13 134 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
14 114 (9.95%) EIGRP
15 109 (9.51%) VLAN
16 99 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 92 (8.03%) SAN
18 90 (7.85%) DHCP
19 84 (7.33%) IPsec
20 74 (6.46%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (1.66%) MySQL
6 13 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (0.79%) Big Data
8 9 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (0.52%) DB2
10 6 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.52%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 10 (0.87%) JIRA
2 5 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.087%) AppScan
General
1 276 (24.08%) Telecoms
2 250 (21.82%) Finance
3 44 (3.84%) Law
4 31 (2.71%) Marketing
5 30 (2.62%) Banking
6 21 (1.83%) Legal
7 19 (1.66%) Retail
8 17 (1.48%) Advertising
9 14 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.70%) Games
11 7 (0.61%) Publishing
12 6 (0.52%) Electronics
12 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.44%) French Language
14 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.26%) Back Office
15 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 385 (33.60%) Network Engineer
2 268 (23.39%) Architect
3 205 (17.89%) Network Architect
4 102 (8.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 96 (8.38%) Senior Architect
6 94 (8.20%) Senior Network Architect
7 91 (7.94%) Consultant
8 77 (6.72%) Design Engineer
9 62 (5.41%) Network Design Engineer
10 60 (5.24%) Security Engineer
11 54 (4.71%) Analyst
12 49 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (3.84%) Support Engineer
14 41 (3.58%) Designer
15 40 (3.49%) Network Designer
16 38 (3.32%) Network Consultant
17 37 (3.23%) IP Engineer
18 31 (2.71%) Security Consultant
19 27 (2.36%) 3rd Line Support
19 27 (2.36%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.48%) Web Services
2 13 (1.13%) HTML
3 11 (0.96%) .NET
4 10 (0.87%) JSP
5 9 (0.79%) XML
6 8 (0.70%) Servlets
7 7 (0.61%) JMS
8 6 (0.52%) XSD
8 6 (0.52%) JSON
8 6 (0.52%) RESTful
9 5 (0.44%) SAP PI
9 5 (0.44%) Spring
9 5 (0.44%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.35%) SAP XI
10 4 (0.35%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.35%) Middleware
10 4 (0.35%) SOAP
10 4 (0.35%) STL
10 4 (0.35%) Django
10 4 (0.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 49 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.05%) Clustering
5 29 (2.53%) RMADS
6 28 (2.44%) Open Source
7 22 (1.92%) PKI
8 17 (1.48%) CESG
9 12 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
9 12 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
10 9 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (0.70%) Statistics
11 8 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.52%) DTV
13 6 (0.52%) Economics
14 5 (0.44%) IPTV
14 5 (0.44%) CCTV
14 5 (0.44%) Over-the-Top Content
15 4 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 309 (26.96%) Windows
2 187 (16.32%) Linux
3 97 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (6.89%) UNIX
6 42 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.75%) Solaris
9 15 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.22%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.87%) CentOS
11 10 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.61%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.44%) NetWare
15 5 (0.44%) SUSE
16 4 (0.35%) Debian
16 4 (0.35%) Android
17 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (19.98%) ITIL
2 118 (10.30%) Load Balancing
3 99 (8.64%) Project Management
4 81 (7.07%) Mentoring
5 79 (6.89%) Network Management
6 71 (6.20%) Network Monitoring
7 66 (5.76%) Change Management
8 65 (5.67%) Network Architecture
9 57 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 56 (4.89%) Information Security
11 42 (3.66%) Incident Management
11 42 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 42 (3.66%) Security Architecture
12 37 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
13 36 (3.14%) Penetration Testing
14 35 (3.05%) Service Management
15 30 (2.62%) Kalman Filter
16 28 (2.44%) Information Assurance
16 28 (2.44%) PRINCE2
17 26 (2.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (6.11%) SQL
2 41 (3.58%) Python
3 34 (2.97%) C
4 29 (2.53%) Perl
5 23 (2.01%) Java
6 21 (1.83%) PHP
7 18 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.22%) C++
9 12 (1.05%) Tcl
10 11 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.87%) Ruby
12 9 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 9 (0.79%) C#
13 6 (0.52%) VB
14 5 (0.44%) Golang
15 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.087%) R
16 1 (0.087%) XPath
16 1 (0.087%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 492 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
2 390 (34.03%) CCNP
3 220 (19.20%) Security Cleared
4 197 (17.19%) SC Cleared
5 161 (14.05%) CCNA
6 148 (12.91%) CCIE
7 139 (12.13%) CCDP
8 134 (11.69%) Degree
9 66 (5.76%) CISSP
10 65 (5.67%) CCDA
11 56 (4.89%) CCIP
12 45 (3.93%) JNCIE
13 35 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (2.79%) DV Cleared
15 28 (2.44%) CISM
16 26 (2.27%) MCSE
17 25 (2.18%) JNCIS
17 25 (2.18%) JNCIP
18 23 (2.01%) CCSE
19 19 (1.66%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.64%) SLA
2 53 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.44%) QA
6 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (9.51%) Active Directory
3 68 (5.93%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.79%) vSphere
5 25 (2.18%) Snort
6 13 (1.13%) Terminal Services
6 13 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.05%) XenApp
7 12 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.79%) XenServer
9 7 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.61%) UAG
10 6 (0.52%) HDFS
10 6 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.52%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.44%) KVM
12 3 (0.26%) NFS
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (3.84%) Nagios
2 36 (3.14%) SCCM
3 22 (1.92%) SCOM
4 18 (1.57%) SCVMM
4 18 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.13%) Cacti
6 12 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.79%) Puppet
9 7 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.61%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.52%) OpenView
10 6 (0.52%) Ansible
10 6 (0.52%) Salt
11 5 (0.44%) Icinga
11 5 (0.44%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.44%) Legato
Vendors
1 774 (67.54%) Cisco
2 403 (35.17%) Juniper
3 250 (21.82%) F5
4 188 (16.40%) VMware
5 157 (13.70%) Microsoft
6 147 (12.83%) CheckPoint
7 118 (10.30%) HP
8 104 (9.08%) Citrix
9 58 (5.06%) Avaya
10 57 (4.97%) Dell
11 39 (3.40%) Aruba
12 36 (3.14%) Oracle
12 36 (3.14%) McAfee
13 30 (2.62%) SonicWALL
14 29 (2.53%) Blue Coat
14 29 (2.53%) Riverbed
15 28 (2.44%) Symantec
16 25 (2.18%) Brocade
17 24 (2.09%) SolarWinds
17 24 (2.09%) Fortinet
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 60000 + Home Based + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £35k - £40k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago