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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 454 487 366
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -121
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 560 475 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.53% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 453 335 622
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 £37,500 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +30 518 £55,000 +10.00% 80
London +83 199 £54,500 -0.90% 28
South East +28 159 £53,050 -3.54% 25
Berkshire +36 101 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Reading +20 67 £57,000 +21.27% 6
City of London +59 60 £52,500 -8.69% 8
North West -13 37 £65,000 +30.00% 6
South West 0 32 £57,500 +85.48% 12
West Midlands +2 30 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Surrey +9 26 £51,500 -9.64% 5
East of England -21 26 £46,500 +19.23% 4
Yorkshire -31 26 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Bristol +12 23 £58,000 -22.66% 9
Cheshire -4 22 £62,500 +25.00%
Birmingham 0 15 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Guildford -11 15 £47,500 -25.78% 3
Scotland +16 14 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wales +1 14 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -16 14 £55,000 +48.64% 2
West Yorkshire -26 14 £40,000 -15.79%
Oxfordshire +15 13 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 13 £52,500 +23.52% 1
South Wales +4 13 £39,500 -21.00%
Manchester -22 13 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Leeds -15 12 £40,000 -15.79%
Aberdeen +18 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Bracknell -9 11 £53,050 -3.54%
Hounslow - 9 £52,500 - 1
High Wycombe +6 8 £52,500 +23.52%
Essex -8 8 £40,000 +100.00%

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 791 (68.37%) Cisco
2 588 (50.82%) Firewall
3 473 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
4 425 (36.73%) Juniper
5 387 (33.45%) CCNP
6 341 (29.47%) WAN
7 316 (27.31%) LAN
8 302 (26.10%) MPLS
9 280 (24.20%) Windows
10 279 (24.11%) Wireless
10 279 (24.11%) Telecoms
11 272 (23.51%) BGP
11 272 (23.51%) VPN
12 271 (23.42%) Finance
13 268 (23.16%) F5
14 230 (19.88%) OSPF
15 228 (19.71%) Network Security
16 222 (19.19%) Security Cleared
17 219 (18.93%) ITIL
18 199 (17.20%) SC Cleared
18 199 (17.20%) TCP/IP
19 195 (16.85%) Linux
20 187 (16.16%) VMware
21 165 (14.26%) Microsoft
21 165 (14.26%) DNS
22 162 (14.00%) VoIP
23 157 (13.57%) CheckPoint
24 154 (13.31%) CCNA
25 142 (12.27%) CCIE
26 133 (11.50%) CCDP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.62%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.85%) Lync
3 22 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (1.30%) Apache
6 12 (1.04%) IIS
7 8 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.52%) nginx
10 5 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.35%) Smallworld
11 4 (0.35%) JBoss
12 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.17%) CMS
13 2 (0.17%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 104 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.32%) MS Office
3 24 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.086%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.086%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.69%) SaaS
6 6 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.52%) Route 53
7 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Office 365
8 1 (0.086%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 588 (50.82%) Firewall
2 341 (29.47%) WAN
3 316 (27.31%) LAN
4 302 (26.10%) MPLS
5 279 (24.11%) Wireless
6 272 (23.51%) BGP
6 272 (23.51%) VPN
7 230 (19.88%) OSPF
8 228 (19.71%) Network Security
9 199 (17.20%) TCP/IP
10 165 (14.26%) DNS
11 162 (14.00%) VoIP
12 132 (11.41%) Cisco ASA
13 108 (9.33%) EIGRP
14 107 (9.25%) VLAN
15 98 (8.47%) DHCP
16 92 (7.95%) WLAN
17 89 (7.69%) SAN
18 80 (6.91%) IPsec
19 79 (6.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (1.73%) MySQL
5 15 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 11 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (0.86%) DB2
10 8 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.61%) Big Data
12 6 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.52%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (0.52%) JIRA
2 5 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.086%) AppScan
General
1 279 (24.11%) Telecoms
2 271 (23.42%) Finance
3 39 (3.37%) Banking
4 38 (3.28%) Law
5 33 (2.85%) Marketing
6 20 (1.73%) Retail
7 19 (1.64%) Legal
8 17 (1.47%) Advertising
9 13 (1.12%) Games
9 13 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.69%) Publishing
11 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.52%) Electronics
12 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.43%) French Language
13 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
15 2 (0.17%) Front Office
15 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 363 (31.37%) Network Engineer
2 283 (24.46%) Architect
3 216 (18.67%) Network Architect
4 110 (9.51%) Senior Architect
5 109 (9.42%) Consultant
6 107 (9.25%) Senior Network Architect
7 94 (8.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 66 (5.70%) Design Engineer
9 57 (4.93%) Analyst
10 56 (4.84%) Security Engineer
11 53 (4.58%) Network Design Engineer
12 43 (3.72%) Network Consultant
13 40 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (3.03%) Network Designer
14 35 (3.03%) Designer
14 35 (3.03%) IP Engineer
15 34 (2.94%) Security Consultant
16 31 (2.68%) Support Engineer
17 28 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
17 28 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.64%) Web Services
2 16 (1.38%) HTML
3 14 (1.21%) JSP
4 13 (1.12%) XML
5 12 (1.04%) Servlets
6 11 (0.95%) JMS
7 10 (0.86%) XSD
7 10 (0.86%) SOAP
7 10 (0.86%) .NET
7 10 (0.86%) JSON
7 10 (0.86%) RESTful
8 6 (0.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (0.52%) STL
9 5 (0.43%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.43%) Spring
10 4 (0.35%) Django
10 4 (0.35%) Middleware
10 4 (0.35%) OAuth
11 3 (0.26%) J2EE
11 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.94%) RMADS
5 25 (2.16%) Open Source
6 21 (1.82%) Clustering
7 19 (1.64%) PKI
7 19 (1.64%) CESG
8 15 (1.30%) GIS
9 14 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
10 12 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (0.69%) Statistics
12 7 (0.61%) Online Games
12 7 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.52%) Social Network
13 6 (0.52%) Economics
13 6 (0.52%) DTV
14 5 (0.43%) IPTV
14 5 (0.43%) Social Gaming
14 5 (0.43%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 280 (24.20%) Windows
2 195 (16.85%) Linux
3 92 (7.95%) UNIX
3 92 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (2.42%) Windows 7
7 25 (2.16%) Solaris
8 15 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 12 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.52%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.43%) SUSE
14 4 (0.35%) Debian
14 4 (0.35%) CentOS
15 3 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.17%) NetWare
17 1 (0.086%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (18.93%) ITIL
2 107 (9.25%) Load Balancing
3 87 (7.52%) Network Management
3 87 (7.52%) Project Management
4 72 (6.22%) Mentoring
5 65 (5.62%) Change Management
6 63 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 62 (5.36%) Network Architecture
8 57 (4.93%) Network Monitoring
9 56 (4.84%) Information Security
10 48 (4.15%) Security Architecture
11 44 (3.80%) Service Delivery
12 39 (3.37%) Incident Management
13 37 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
14 35 (3.03%) Information Assurance
14 35 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
15 31 (2.68%) Service Management
16 30 (2.59%) Risk Management
17 29 (2.51%) ITSM
17 29 (2.51%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (6.57%) SQL
2 39 (3.37%) Python
3 32 (2.77%) Perl
4 29 (2.51%) Java
5 25 (2.16%) C
6 19 (1.64%) PHP
7 16 (1.38%) C++
8 14 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.12%) Tcl
9 13 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 11 (0.95%) C#
11 10 (0.86%) Ruby
11 10 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.52%) VB
13 5 (0.43%) Golang
14 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.086%) XPath
15 1 (0.086%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 473 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
2 387 (33.45%) CCNP
3 222 (19.19%) Security Cleared
4 199 (17.20%) SC Cleared
5 154 (13.31%) CCNA
6 142 (12.27%) CCIE
7 133 (11.50%) CCDP
8 130 (11.24%) Degree
9 62 (5.36%) CISSP
10 57 (4.93%) CCDA
11 54 (4.67%) CCIP
12 50 (4.32%) JNCIE
13 41 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (3.11%) DV Cleared
15 28 (2.42%) CISM
16 26 (2.25%) MCSE
17 25 (2.16%) CCSE
17 25 (2.16%) JNCIS
18 20 (1.73%) JNCIP
18 20 (1.73%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.56%) SLA
2 63 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 10 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.43%) QA
7 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 110 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 53 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.33%) vSphere
5 21 (1.82%) Snort
6 20 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.21%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.86%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.86%) HDFS
9 9 (0.78%) KVM
9 9 (0.78%) XenApp
10 7 (0.61%) UAG
10 7 (0.61%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.52%) XenServer
12 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.17%) NFS
14 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (2.77%) Nagios
2 31 (2.68%) SCCM
3 16 (1.38%) SCOM
3 16 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (1.21%) SCVMM
4 14 (1.21%) HP NNM
5 12 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.95%) Cacti
7 9 (0.78%) Puppet
7 9 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.52%) Ansible
9 6 (0.52%) Salt
10 5 (0.43%) Icinga
10 5 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.43%) Legato
11 4 (0.35%) WSUS
11 4 (0.35%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 791 (68.37%) Cisco
2 425 (36.73%) Juniper
3 268 (23.16%) F5
4 187 (16.16%) VMware
5 165 (14.26%) Microsoft
6 157 (13.57%) CheckPoint
7 119 (10.29%) HP
8 80 (6.91%) Citrix
9 47 (4.06%) Aruba
10 46 (3.98%) Avaya
11 44 (3.80%) Dell
12 39 (3.37%) Blue Coat
13 35 (3.03%) Oracle
13 35 (3.03%) McAfee
14 25 (2.16%) Brocade
14 25 (2.16%) Fortinet
15 24 (2.07%) SonicWALL
15 24 (2.07%) SolarWinds
15 24 (2.07%) Symantec
16 23 (1.99%) IronPort
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
LA International
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Scotland
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45,000 + Company Car + Bonus Scheme + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: Yesterday
West London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 80,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago