The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 453 388 393
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 552 639 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 470 486 554
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,650 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 July 2014 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 22 July 2014. 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 -61 523 £55,000 +10.00% 50
London -82 196 £58,250 +5.90% 16
South East +10 167 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Berkshire +34 98 £57,000 +26.66% 10
Reading +50 82 £55,000 +22.22% 6
City of London -42 61 £62,500 +5.93% 5
East of England +20 43 £52,000 +4.00% 4
Yorkshire -35 39 £50,000 +5.82% 7
South West 0 37 £53,500 +30.48% 2
Hertfordshire +13 30 £51,000 -15.70% 2
Surrey +13 24 £42,500 +1.19% 1
West Midlands -22 23 £57,500 +10.57% 1
Birmingham +10 22 £57,500 +4.54%
West Yorkshire -39 18 £50,000 +35.13% 5
Leeds -23 17 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Bristol +1 16 £42,000 -
Wales -28 16 £37,500 -21.05% 4
South Wales -31 16 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Kent -1 14 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Watford - 14 £43,750 -
North Yorkshire -8 13 £65,000 +34.02%
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 11 £37,500 -17.12% 1
Harrogate -9 11 £65,000 +34.02%
North West -6 10 £53,750 +18.13% 4
Bournemouth - 10 £37,500 -
Dorset - 10 £37,500 -
Cardiff -24 9 £39,000 -17.89% 2
Manchester +3 8 £47,750 +6.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £54,250 -5.65% 1

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 764 (63.30%) Cisco
2 551 (45.65%) Firewall
3 434 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
4 419 (34.71%) LAN
5 416 (34.47%) WAN
6 344 (28.50%) Juniper
7 333 (27.59%) Telecoms
8 310 (25.68%) Finance
9 304 (25.19%) CCNP
10 266 (22.04%) TCP/IP
11 259 (21.46%) F5
12 243 (20.13%) OSPF
13 234 (19.39%) BGP
14 225 (18.64%) MPLS
15 222 (18.39%) Windows
16 201 (16.65%) Security Cleared
17 191 (15.82%) Network Security
18 190 (15.74%) VPN
19 188 (15.58%) Degree
20 186 (15.41%) Microsoft
21 183 (15.16%) DNS
21 183 (15.16%) Wireless
22 175 (14.50%) CCNA
23 170 (14.08%) Network Management
24 168 (13.92%) ITIL
24 168 (13.92%) Internet
25 165 (13.67%) Linux
25 165 (13.67%) HP
26 159 (13.17%) SC Cleared
27 154 (12.76%) VMware

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 65 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 61 (5.05%) WebSphere
3 39 (3.23%) Lync
4 29 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.49%) IIS
7 11 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.83%) SAS
9 9 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.66%) Apache
11 7 (0.58%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.083%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 89 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.39%) MS Office
3 26 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.083%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.083%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.41%) Office 365
4 5 (0.41%) IaaS
5 4 (0.33%) SaaS
5 4 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.083%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 551 (45.65%) Firewall
2 419 (34.71%) LAN
3 416 (34.47%) WAN
4 266 (22.04%) TCP/IP
5 243 (20.13%) OSPF
6 234 (19.39%) BGP
7 225 (18.64%) MPLS
8 191 (15.82%) Network Security
9 190 (15.74%) VPN
10 183 (15.16%) DNS
10 183 (15.16%) Wireless
11 168 (13.92%) Internet
12 145 (12.01%) VoIP
13 133 (11.02%) EIGRP
14 109 (9.03%) Cisco ASA
15 105 (8.70%) VLAN
16 104 (8.62%) SAN
17 93 (7.71%) HTTP
18 87 (7.21%) DHCP
19 86 (7.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.16%) MySQL
6 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.25%) SSDT
10 2 (0.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.17%) DB2
11 1 (0.083%) OLAP
11 1 (0.083%) OLTP
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Fiddler
1 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.50%) ReSharper
2 4 (0.33%) Subversion
3 3 (0.25%) JUnit
3 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
3 3 (0.25%) NuGet
3 3 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.083%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 333 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 310 (25.68%) Finance
3 42 (3.48%) Marketing
4 30 (2.49%) Legal
5 29 (2.40%) Retail
6 24 (1.99%) Advertising
6 24 (1.99%) Banking
7 19 (1.57%) Games
8 15 (1.24%) Electronics
9 12 (0.99%) Law
10 11 (0.91%) Billing
11 10 (0.83%) Military
12 9 (0.75%) Local Government
13 8 (0.66%) Publishing
14 6 (0.50%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 348 (28.83%) Network Engineer
2 289 (23.94%) Architect
3 155 (12.84%) Consultant
4 139 (11.52%) Network Architect
5 79 (6.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 78 (6.46%) Design Engineer
7 68 (5.63%) Analyst
8 67 (5.55%) Network Design Engineer
9 55 (4.56%) Senior Architect
10 51 (4.23%) Senior Network Architect
11 50 (4.14%) Administrator
12 48 (3.98%) Designer
13 47 (3.89%) Security Consultant
14 45 (3.73%) Network Manager
14 45 (3.73%) Network Designer
15 43 (3.56%) Security Architect
16 41 (3.40%) Firewall Engineer
17 39 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
18 38 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
19 35 (2.90%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.97%) SOAP
2 34 (2.82%) .NET
3 20 (1.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 20 (1.66%) STL
4 14 (1.16%) Web Services
5 13 (1.08%) Middleware
6 12 (0.99%) HTML
7 11 (0.91%) CSS
8 10 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 8 (0.66%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.58%) WCF
10 7 (0.58%) REST
11 6 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (0.50%) RESTful
12 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (0.33%) Ember.js
12 4 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (0.33%) jQuery
12 4 (0.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.13%) Computer Science
2 58 (4.81%) RMADS
3 52 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 33 (2.73%) Firmware
5 28 (2.32%) Mathematics
6 22 (1.82%) CESG
7 21 (1.74%) CESG CLAS
8 19 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
9 17 (1.41%) GIS
9 17 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.33%) Clustering
11 13 (1.08%) Replication
12 12 (0.99%) Online Games
12 12 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 12 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.99%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.91%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.83%) Statistics
15 9 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 222 (18.39%) Windows
2 165 (13.67%) Linux
3 108 (8.95%) UNIX
4 68 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 28 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.82%) Solaris
9 11 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.33%) CentOS
13 4 (0.33%) Debian
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.25%) AIX
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.17%) HPUX
16 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.083%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (14.08%) Network Management
2 168 (13.92%) ITIL
3 127 (10.52%) Project Management
4 98 (8.12%) Network Architecture
5 90 (7.46%) Capacity Management
6 89 (7.37%) Load Balancing
7 83 (6.88%) Security Architecture
8 63 (5.22%) Migration
9 62 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 59 (4.89%) Change Management
11 57 (4.72%) Information Security
12 51 (4.23%) Information Assurance
13 47 (3.89%) Data Protection
13 47 (3.89%) Risk Assessment
14 45 (3.73%) Service Delivery
15 36 (2.98%) Business Continuity
15 36 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
16 34 (2.82%) Validation
16 34 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
16 34 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (7.71%) SQL
2 37 (3.07%) Python
3 31 (2.57%) Perl
4 21 (1.74%) C#
4 21 (1.74%) C++
5 16 (1.33%) PHP
6 14 (1.16%) Java
7 12 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 11 (0.91%) Tcl
9 10 (0.83%) PowerHouse
10 9 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.50%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.50%) C
12 6 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.25%) Ruby
13 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.25%) VBScript
13 3 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 434 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
2 304 (25.19%) CCNP
3 201 (16.65%) Security Cleared
4 188 (15.58%) Degree
5 175 (14.50%) CCNA
6 159 (13.17%) SC Cleared
7 109 (9.03%) CCIE
8 86 (7.13%) CCDP
9 69 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 68 (5.63%) DV Cleared
11 48 (3.98%) CCIP
12 28 (2.32%) MCITP
12 28 (2.32%) CCSA
13 27 (2.24%) MCSE
14 25 (2.07%) CCDA
15 24 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (1.74%) CISSP
17 20 (1.66%) MCSA
18 18 (1.49%) CCSP
19 17 (1.41%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (4.64%) SLA
3 19 (1.57%) QA
4 13 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.083%) COBIT
6 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 111 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (7.54%) Active Directory
3 62 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.99%) vSphere
5 12 (0.99%) XenApp
6 9 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.75%) KVM
7 8 (0.66%) IAG
8 5 (0.41%) vCloud
9 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.083%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.083%) Snort
11 1 (0.083%) Squid
Systems Management
1 64 (5.30%) HP NNM
2 61 (5.05%) CiscoWorks
3 24 (1.99%) Nagios
4 17 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (1.24%) SCCM
6 12 (0.99%) SCOM
7 8 (0.66%) WSUS
7 8 (0.66%) Cacti
8 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.41%) SmokePing
10 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.33%) Puppet
10 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.25%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.25%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.25%) collectd
12 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 764 (63.30%) Cisco
2 344 (28.50%) Juniper
3 259 (21.46%) F5
4 186 (15.41%) Microsoft
5 165 (13.67%) HP
6 154 (12.76%) VMware
7 134 (11.10%) CheckPoint
8 55 (4.56%) Avaya
9 38 (3.15%) NetApp
10 37 (3.07%) Dell
11 34 (2.82%) EMC
11 34 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 32 (2.65%) IBM
13 30 (2.49%) Oracle
14 27 (2.24%) Citrix
15 26 (2.15%) Blue Coat
16 25 (2.07%) Fortinet
16 25 (2.07%) Aruba
17 23 (1.91%) Brocade
18 19 (1.57%) Veeam
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + 2,500 standby allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + 2,500 standby allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + 2,500 Standby Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago