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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 413 443 380
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -63
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 642 639 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 508 508 557
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,250 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%

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
92302 97399 88489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.22% 82.03% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74595 78278 72574
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +20 611 £52,500 +5.00% 63
London +82 258 £57,500 +4.54% 15
South East -24 148 £50,000 +3.09% 12
City of London +55 98 £57,500 +0.87% 2
Berkshire -44 63 £60,000 +20.00% 4
North West +24 51 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +22 46 £47,500 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +1 39 £62,500 +31.57% 5
Reading -45 37 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Surrey +27 35 £47,500 -2.06%
West Midlands -7 34 £42,500 -22.72% 10
Yorkshire -29 33 £52,500 +27.27% 5
South West -27 30 £44,500 -14.83% 9
Manchester +20 28 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Leeds +10 27 £55,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +2 27 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Fareham - 27 £62,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -13 25 £50,000 +27.38% 1
Cheshire +13 21 £52,500 +5.00%
Birmingham -11 18 £65,000 +18.18%
Woking - 17 £50,000 -
Bristol +2 14 £50,000 +9.28% 3
Cambridgeshire +13 11 £42,500 +19.71%
Wiltshire 0 11 £40,000 -33.33% 6
Cambridge +16 10 £42,500 +19.71%
Bedfordshire +35 8 £47,500 -4.04% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Chertsey - 7 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire -8 6 £45,000 -16.27% 2
Hemel Hempstead -21 6 £60,000 +14.28%

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 794 (66.95%) Cisco
2 657 (55.40%) Firewall
3 525 (44.27%) Cisco Certification
4 420 (35.41%) WAN
5 386 (32.55%) LAN
6 383 (32.29%) CCNP
7 360 (30.35%) MPLS
8 354 (29.85%) BGP
9 318 (26.81%) Juniper
10 292 (24.62%) Windows
11 284 (23.95%) F5
12 268 (22.60%) VPN
12 268 (22.60%) OSPF
13 248 (20.91%) Wireless
14 244 (20.57%) Finance
15 243 (20.49%) Telecoms
16 229 (19.31%) ITIL
17 207 (17.45%) Cisco ASA
18 206 (17.37%) VMware
19 205 (17.28%) Linux
20 197 (16.61%) EIGRP
20 197 (16.61%) Network Security
21 188 (15.85%) DNS
22 185 (15.60%) CCNA
23 181 (15.26%) TCP/IP
24 178 (15.01%) CheckPoint
25 174 (14.67%) Security Cleared
26 170 (14.33%) Load Balancing
27 166 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
28 165 (13.91%) VoIP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 60 (5.06%) Lync
2 50 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 31 (2.61%) Apache
4 25 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.26%) JBoss
7 10 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.84%) nginx
8 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.76%) GroupWise
9 8 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.42%) CMS
10 5 (0.42%) IIS
10 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.34%) Node.js
12 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.084%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.084%) SAS
14 1 (0.084%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 110 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.64%) MS Visio
3 45 (3.79%) MS Office
4 6 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.084%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.18%) Office 365
4 11 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.51%) SaaS
8 5 (0.42%) IaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.17%) Yammer
10 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 2 (0.17%) GitHub
10 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.084%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 657 (55.40%) Firewall
2 420 (35.41%) WAN
3 386 (32.55%) LAN
4 360 (30.35%) MPLS
5 354 (29.85%) BGP
6 268 (22.60%) OSPF
6 268 (22.60%) VPN
7 248 (20.91%) Wireless
8 207 (17.45%) Cisco ASA
9 197 (16.61%) Network Security
9 197 (16.61%) EIGRP
10 188 (15.85%) DNS
11 181 (15.26%) TCP/IP
12 166 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 165 (13.91%) VoIP
14 133 (11.21%) IPsec
15 112 (9.44%) VLAN
16 94 (7.93%) SSL
17 92 (7.76%) Ethernet
18 87 (7.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.77%) MySQL
4 19 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 8 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.59%) Big Data
9 6 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.34%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.34%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.34%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.51%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.084%) Axure RP
General
1 244 (20.57%) Finance
2 243 (20.49%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.47%) Banking
4 49 (4.13%) Retail
5 31 (2.61%) Legal
6 30 (2.53%) Law
7 21 (1.77%) Marketing
8 20 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.43%) Advertising
10 12 (1.01%) Games
11 11 (0.93%) Back Office
12 10 (0.84%) Electronics
13 8 (0.67%) Front Office
14 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Military
15 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.17%) Publishing
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 453 (38.20%) Network Engineer
2 208 (17.54%) Architect
3 137 (11.55%) Network Architect
4 132 (11.13%) Senior Network Engineer
5 112 (9.44%) Design Engineer
6 102 (8.60%) Network Design Engineer
7 92 (7.76%) Consultant
8 76 (6.41%) Security Engineer
9 53 (4.47%) Support Engineer
10 51 (4.30%) Senior Network Architect
10 51 (4.30%) Senior Architect
11 47 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 40 (3.37%) Cisco Engineer
13 38 (3.20%) Implementation Engineer
14 36 (3.04%) Analyst
15 34 (2.87%) IP Engineer
16 33 (2.78%) Network Consultant
16 33 (2.78%) Security Consultant
17 32 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
18 31 (2.61%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.70%) Web Services
2 18 (1.52%) .NET
3 16 (1.35%) HTML
4 10 (0.84%) CSS
5 7 (0.59%) SAP PI
5 7 (0.59%) RESTful
6 5 (0.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (0.42%) Silverlight
6 5 (0.42%) STL
6 5 (0.42%) JSON
7 4 (0.34%) SAP XI
7 4 (0.34%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.34%) CSS3
8 3 (0.25%) Middleware
8 3 (0.25%) SOAP
9 2 (0.17%) J2EE
9 2 (0.17%) XML
9 2 (0.17%) XSL
9 2 (0.17%) Flash
9 2 (0.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 44 (3.71%) Clustering
4 43 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.45%) Open Source
6 28 (2.36%) RMADS
7 20 (1.69%) PKI
8 18 (1.52%) Statistics
9 15 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.10%) Fat Client
10 13 (1.10%) Thin Client
11 11 (0.93%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.76%) CMDB
12 9 (0.76%) CCTV
13 8 (0.67%) iPad
14 7 (0.59%) Online Games
14 7 (0.59%) CESG
14 7 (0.59%) Replication
15 6 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 292 (24.62%) Windows
2 205 (17.28%) Linux
3 113 (9.53%) UNIX
4 76 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.87%) CentOS
7 28 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.60%) Solaris
9 15 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.01%) Mac OS
10 12 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.76%) NetWare
11 9 (0.76%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.67%) Android
13 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.34%) Debian
15 3 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (19.31%) ITIL
2 170 (14.33%) Load Balancing
3 125 (10.54%) Project Management
4 101 (8.52%) Network Management
5 88 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 63 (5.31%) Security Architecture
7 62 (5.23%) Service Delivery
7 62 (5.23%) Change Management
8 60 (5.06%) Network Architecture
9 58 (4.89%) Network Monitoring
10 55 (4.64%) Risk Management
11 54 (4.55%) Information Security
12 52 (4.38%) Mentoring
13 51 (4.30%) Incident Management
14 44 (3.71%) Business Continuity
15 38 (3.20%) Cyber Security
16 37 (3.12%) Capacity Planning
17 36 (3.04%) Migration
17 36 (3.04%) Penetration Testing
18 35 (2.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (4.97%) SQL
2 49 (4.13%) Python
3 29 (2.45%) C
4 27 (2.28%) Perl
5 23 (1.94%) PHP
6 21 (1.77%) Java
7 12 (1.01%) C++
7 12 (1.01%) Ruby
8 11 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 10 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 10 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.59%) Tcl
11 6 (0.51%) C#
12 4 (0.34%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.34%) Ada
13 1 (0.084%) R
13 1 (0.084%) Korn
13 1 (0.084%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 525 (44.27%) Cisco Certification
2 383 (32.29%) CCNP
3 185 (15.60%) CCNA
4 174 (14.67%) Security Cleared
5 156 (13.15%) SC Cleared
6 146 (12.31%) Degree
7 138 (11.64%) CCIE
8 92 (7.76%) CCDP
9 69 (5.82%) CISSP
10 67 (5.65%) CCDA
11 44 (3.71%) JNCIP
12 42 (3.54%) CCIP
13 33 (2.78%) JNCIE
14 30 (2.53%) CISM
15 28 (2.36%) CCSE
15 28 (2.36%) CCSP
16 27 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (2.02%) JNCIS
17 24 (2.02%) DV Cleared
18 23 (1.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.75%) SLA
2 56 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.76%) COBIT
5 8 (0.67%) QA
6 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 124 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (7.34%) Active Directory
3 72 (6.07%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.77%) VMware ESX
4 21 (1.77%) Snort
5 17 (1.43%) vSphere
6 16 (1.35%) XenApp
7 14 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.76%) XenServer
8 9 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.51%) iptables
11 5 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.17%) NFS
12 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.084%) IAG
13 1 (0.084%) UAG
13 1 (0.084%) KVM
13 1 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 51 (4.30%) Nagios
2 21 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 19 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (1.60%) Cacti
4 18 (1.52%) SCCM
5 15 (1.26%) OpenView
5 15 (1.26%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.10%) SCOM
7 9 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.67%) Puppet
8 8 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (0.59%) HP NNM
10 6 (0.51%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.42%) Legato
11 5 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.42%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.42%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 794 (66.95%) Cisco
2 318 (26.81%) Juniper
3 284 (23.95%) F5
4 206 (17.37%) VMware
5 178 (15.01%) CheckPoint
6 146 (12.31%) Citrix
7 142 (11.97%) HP
8 129 (10.88%) Microsoft
9 63 (5.31%) Avaya
10 51 (4.30%) Dell
11 36 (3.04%) Red Hat
12 35 (2.95%) Fortinet
13 34 (2.87%) SolarWinds
14 33 (2.78%) Symantec
15 31 (2.61%) SonicWALL
16 30 (2.53%) Oracle
16 30 (2.53%) Aerohive Networks
17 29 (2.45%) Huawei
18 28 (2.36%) Riverbed
19 23 (1.94%) IronPort
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing
Salary: attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 +Bonus +On-Call Allowance +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60-90k + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45000-70000 + excellent bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Stott and May
Salary: £60k-£70k + 20% bonus + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago