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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 444 447 415
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 569 634 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 449 515 454
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,177 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
89503 97151 86101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.18% 82.70% 80.76%
Number of salaries quoted 72819 78976 70889
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +1 544 £50,000 - 66
London +34 194 £55,000 - 20
South East -30 159 £50,000 - 15
City of London +63 65 £53,750 -10.41% 8
Berkshire -56 65 £60,000 +12.14% 6
East of England +20 62 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Surrey +40 46 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hertfordshire +18 41 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hampshire +13 38 £65,000 +30.00% 1
North West +28 37 £52,500 +2.94% 8
Yorkshire -26 37 £51,500 +24.84% 7
West Midlands +5 33 £45,000 -13.87% 3
Reading -65 33 £57,500 +8.49% 2
West Yorkshire +38 29 £66,250 +55.88% 4
Leeds +20 25 £75,000 +76.47% 3
Birmingham -9 21 £57,500 +7.47% 2
Fareham +30 19 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Cheshire +17 19 £52,500 +7.69% 4
South West -29 19 £46,000 -19.29% 6
Woking - 19 £50,000 -
Manchester +19 16 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Chertsey - 16 £50,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +25 14 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Bristol -10 12 £44,500 -1.11%
Hemel Hempstead -20 10 £60,000 +11.62%
Bracknell - 10 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Dunstable 0 8 £55,000 +14.58%
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire -12 7 £45,000 -18.18%

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 784 (65.72%) Cisco
2 661 (55.41%) Firewall
3 538 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
4 449 (37.64%) WAN
5 419 (35.12%) LAN
6 381 (31.94%) CCNP
7 352 (29.51%) MPLS
8 340 (28.50%) BGP
9 290 (24.31%) F5
10 278 (23.30%) Data Centre
10 278 (23.30%) Juniper
11 268 (22.46%) OSPF
12 265 (22.21%) Windows
13 245 (20.54%) VPN
14 235 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
15 227 (19.03%) Telecoms
16 223 (18.69%) Finance
17 220 (18.44%) Wireless
18 209 (17.52%) ITIL
18 209 (17.52%) EIGRP
18 209 (17.52%) CheckPoint
19 208 (17.44%) VMware
20 206 (17.27%) Linux
21 201 (16.85%) Network Security
22 195 (16.35%) DNS
23 191 (16.01%) CCNA
24 187 (15.67%) TCP/IP
24 187 (15.67%) Load Balancing
25 181 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
26 171 (14.33%) VoIP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 71 (5.95%) Lync
2 50 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 42 (3.52%) Apache
4 27 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.68%) JBoss
7 16 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.84%) nginx
9 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.75%) GroupWise
9 9 (0.75%) SAS
10 8 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.34%) CMS
13 4 (0.34%) IIS
13 4 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.34%) Node.js
14 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 112 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.36%) MS Visio
3 44 (3.69%) MS Office
4 12 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.084%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.68%) Office 365
3 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.67%) SaaS
6 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.59%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.42%) IaaS
8 4 (0.34%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.17%) GitHub
9 2 (0.17%) Yammer
9 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 1 (0.084%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 661 (55.41%) Firewall
2 449 (37.64%) WAN
3 419 (35.12%) LAN
4 352 (29.51%) MPLS
5 340 (28.50%) BGP
6 268 (22.46%) OSPF
7 245 (20.54%) VPN
8 235 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
9 220 (18.44%) Wireless
10 209 (17.52%) EIGRP
11 201 (16.85%) Network Security
12 195 (16.35%) DNS
13 187 (15.67%) TCP/IP
14 181 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 171 (14.33%) VoIP
16 128 (10.73%) IPsec
17 107 (8.97%) VLAN
18 97 (8.13%) SSL
19 86 (7.21%) Ethernet
20 78 (6.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (2.01%) MySQL
4 15 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 8 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.42%) Big Data
9 5 (0.42%) QlikView
9 5 (0.42%) Spotfire
9 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.50%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.34%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.17%) JUnit
3 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
General
1 227 (19.03%) Telecoms
2 223 (18.69%) Finance
3 72 (6.04%) Banking
4 55 (4.61%) Retail
5 34 (2.85%) Legal
6 24 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.76%) Law
8 20 (1.68%) Marketing
9 17 (1.42%) Electronics
10 14 (1.17%) Games
10 14 (1.17%) Advertising
11 9 (0.75%) Back Office
12 6 (0.50%) Front Office
13 5 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 454 (38.06%) Network Engineer
2 204 (17.10%) Architect
3 128 (10.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 127 (10.65%) Network Architect
5 117 (9.81%) Design Engineer
6 101 (8.47%) Network Design Engineer
7 93 (7.80%) Consultant
8 69 (5.78%) Security Engineer
9 56 (4.69%) Support Engineer
10 39 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (3.27%) Cisco Engineer
11 37 (3.10%) Analyst
12 35 (2.93%) Senior Architect
12 35 (2.93%) Senior Network Architect
13 33 (2.77%) Security Consultant
14 32 (2.68%) Network Consultant
14 32 (2.68%) Network Manager
15 31 (2.60%) Implementation Engineer
15 31 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
16 29 (2.43%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.27%) Web Services
2 23 (1.93%) HTML
3 18 (1.51%) .NET
4 16 (1.34%) CSS
5 7 (0.59%) RESTful
5 7 (0.59%) SOAP
5 7 (0.59%) JSON
6 6 (0.50%) Spring
6 6 (0.50%) XML
6 6 (0.50%) SAP PI
7 5 (0.42%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.34%) Java EE
8 4 (0.34%) LAMP
8 4 (0.34%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.34%) WSDL
8 4 (0.34%) J2EE
8 4 (0.34%) CSS3
9 3 (0.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (0.25%) Middleware
9 3 (0.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 278 (23.30%) Data Centre
2 66 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.94%) Clustering
5 39 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.60%) RMADS
7 20 (1.68%) PKI
8 19 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.42%) Statistics
10 15 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.09%) Fat Client
11 13 (1.09%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.75%) CMDB
13 9 (0.75%) User Experience
13 9 (0.75%) CCTV
14 8 (0.67%) iPad
15 7 (0.59%) Online Games
15 7 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 265 (22.21%) Windows
2 206 (17.27%) Linux
3 120 (10.06%) UNIX
4 63 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.10%) CentOS
6 37 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.59%) Solaris
9 17 (1.42%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.84%) Android
12 9 (0.75%) NetWare
13 8 (0.67%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.17%) AIX
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (17.52%) ITIL
2 187 (15.67%) Load Balancing
3 115 (9.64%) Project Management
4 104 (8.72%) Network Management
5 86 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 76 (6.37%) Network Architecture
7 61 (5.11%) Risk Management
8 59 (4.95%) Security Architecture
9 58 (4.86%) Information Security
10 56 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 55 (4.61%) Change Management
12 52 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
13 48 (4.02%) Mentoring
14 41 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
15 40 (3.35%) Business Continuity
16 39 (3.27%) Incident Management
16 39 (3.27%) Cyber Security
17 35 (2.93%) Service Management
18 33 (2.77%) Risk Assessment
18 33 (2.77%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (4.44%) Python
1 53 (4.44%) SQL
2 32 (2.68%) C
3 28 (2.35%) Java
4 27 (2.26%) Perl
5 20 (1.68%) PHP
6 17 (1.42%) C++
7 13 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.01%) Ruby
8 12 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 11 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.75%) R
12 5 (0.42%) Ada
13 4 (0.34%) C#
13 4 (0.34%) Groovy
13 4 (0.34%) Scala
14 2 (0.17%) Tcl
15 1 (0.084%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.084%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 538 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
2 381 (31.94%) CCNP
3 191 (16.01%) CCNA
4 158 (13.24%) Security Cleared
5 154 (12.91%) Degree
6 151 (12.66%) CCIE
7 140 (11.74%) SC Cleared
8 91 (7.63%) CCDP
9 63 (5.28%) CCDA
10 59 (4.95%) CISSP
11 37 (3.10%) CCIP
12 32 (2.68%) JNCIP
13 30 (2.51%) CCSE
14 26 (2.18%) CCSA
15 24 (2.01%) CCSP
15 24 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (1.93%) DV Cleared
16 23 (1.93%) CISM
17 21 (1.76%) MCP
17 21 (1.76%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.95%) SLA
2 60 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.17%) QA
5 9 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.75%) COBIT
6 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 123 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 63 (5.28%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.93%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.17%) XenApp
6 13 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.92%) vSphere
7 11 (0.92%) Snort
8 7 (0.59%) iptables
9 6 (0.50%) XenServer
9 6 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.084%) IAG
12 1 (0.084%) UAG
12 1 (0.084%) KVM
12 1 (0.084%) NFS
12 1 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 56 (4.69%) Nagios
2 24 (2.01%) SolarWinds Orion
3 17 (1.42%) Cacti
4 16 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (1.34%) FortiGate
5 15 (1.26%) OpenView
6 13 (1.09%) SCCM
7 12 (1.01%) HP NNM
8 11 (0.92%) SCOM
9 10 (0.84%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.84%) Puppet
10 8 (0.67%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.59%) vMotion
12 6 (0.50%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.42%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.42%) SCDPM
14 4 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 784 (65.72%) Cisco
2 290 (24.31%) F5
3 278 (23.30%) Juniper
4 209 (17.52%) CheckPoint
5 208 (17.44%) VMware
6 135 (11.32%) Citrix
7 133 (11.15%) HP
8 121 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 64 (5.36%) Avaya
10 46 (3.86%) Dell
10 46 (3.86%) Red Hat
11 42 (3.52%) Oracle
12 37 (3.10%) Huawei
13 35 (2.93%) Aerohive Networks
14 30 (2.51%) SolarWinds
15 29 (2.43%) Symantec
16 28 (2.35%) Fortinet
16 28 (2.35%) Riverbed
17 26 (2.18%) SonicWALL
18 22 (1.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, medical, good pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Virtustream
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago