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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 414 450 369
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -81
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 639 586 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 521 469 570
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,825 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 March 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 +41 604 £55,000 +10.00% 76
London +126 292 £57,500 +4.54% 26
South East -38 120 £52,500 +10.52% 13
City of London +65 118 £57,500 +1.76% 10
Berkshire -17 56 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North West +27 50 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -15 37 £52,500 +16.66% 2
South West -16 37 £44,750 +2.28% 17
Leeds +16 33 £55,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +6 33 £55,000 +33.33% 2
East of England 0 32 £50,000 +35.13% 5
Reading -26 32 £60,000 +23.71% 1
Surrey +4 28 £45,000 -7.21%
Hampshire -4 28 £62,500 +35.13% 4
Manchester +20 27 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Midlands -29 26 £36,750 -33.18% 5
Cheshire +10 20 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bristol -2 16 £45,000 +8.43% 12
Woking +18 15 £45,000 -21.05%
Fareham - 15 £62,500 - 2
Wiltshire +12 14 £39,500 -34.16% 1
Hertfordshire -14 14 £60,000 +62.16% 2
Cambridge +17 10 £50,000 +40.84%
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £50,000 +40.84%
Shropshire -8 9 £30,500 - 1
Telford +1 8 £30,250 - 1
Swindon -3 8 - -
Birmingham -17 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Scotland - 8 £37,500 - 2
Aberdeen - 7 £37,500 -

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 783 (65.80%) Cisco
2 642 (53.95%) Firewall
3 524 (44.03%) Cisco Certification
4 405 (34.03%) WAN
5 387 (32.52%) CCNP
6 369 (31.01%) LAN
7 366 (30.76%) MPLS
8 347 (29.16%) BGP
9 331 (27.82%) Juniper
10 307 (25.80%) Windows
11 277 (23.28%) VPN
12 270 (22.69%) Telecoms
13 269 (22.61%) F5
14 265 (22.27%) Wireless
15 260 (21.85%) OSPF
16 244 (20.50%) Finance
17 217 (18.24%) ITIL
18 209 (17.56%) Network Security
19 199 (16.72%) VMware
20 196 (16.47%) Linux
21 193 (16.22%) DNS
22 185 (15.55%) EIGRP
23 179 (15.04%) CCNA
24 176 (14.79%) Security Cleared
25 174 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
26 173 (14.54%) CheckPoint
27 166 (13.95%) VoIP
27 166 (13.95%) TCP/IP
28 162 (13.61%) HP
29 160 (13.45%) SC Cleared

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 45 (3.78%) Lync
3 28 (2.35%) Apache
4 22 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.92%) nginx
7 11 (0.92%) JBoss
8 9 (0.76%) GroupWise
8 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.50%) IIS
10 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.42%) CMS
11 4 (0.34%) Smallworld
12 3 (0.25%) Node.js
13 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.084%) MQSeries
Applications
1 113 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.37%) MS Visio
3 38 (3.19%) MS Office
4 4 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.084%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.84%) Office 365
6 9 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.42%) Route 53
8 5 (0.42%) IaaS
8 5 (0.42%) SaaS
9 1 (0.084%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 642 (53.95%) Firewall
2 405 (34.03%) WAN
3 369 (31.01%) LAN
4 366 (30.76%) MPLS
5 347 (29.16%) BGP
6 277 (23.28%) VPN
7 265 (22.27%) Wireless
8 260 (21.85%) OSPF
9 209 (17.56%) Network Security
10 193 (16.22%) DNS
11 185 (15.55%) EIGRP
12 174 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
13 166 (13.95%) TCP/IP
13 166 (13.95%) VoIP
14 156 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 135 (11.34%) IPsec
16 117 (9.83%) VLAN
17 90 (7.56%) SAN
18 81 (6.81%) SSL
19 80 (6.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (1.51%) MySQL
6 11 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.76%) Big Data
9 8 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.67%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.34%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.34%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.34%) SAP BI
13 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.25%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.25%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 8 (0.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.084%) AppScan
General
1 270 (22.69%) Telecoms
2 244 (20.50%) Finance
3 46 (3.87%) Banking
4 36 (3.03%) Retail
4 36 (3.03%) Law
5 29 (2.44%) Marketing
6 28 (2.35%) Legal
7 19 (1.60%) Advertising
8 11 (0.92%) Back Office
9 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.67%) Games
11 7 (0.59%) Front Office
12 5 (0.42%) Publishing
13 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.34%) French Language
13 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.25%) Electronics
14 3 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 438 (36.81%) Network Engineer
2 220 (18.49%) Architect
3 149 (12.52%) Network Architect
4 121 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 109 (9.16%) Design Engineer
6 100 (8.40%) Network Design Engineer
7 91 (7.65%) Consultant
8 77 (6.47%) Security Engineer
9 65 (5.46%) Senior Architect
10 63 (5.29%) Senior Network Architect
11 53 (4.45%) Support Engineer
12 52 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 38 (3.19%) Analyst
14 37 (3.11%) Cisco Engineer
15 35 (2.94%) Network Consultant
15 35 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
16 34 (2.86%) IP Engineer
17 33 (2.77%) Security Consultant
18 32 (2.69%) Designer
19 31 (2.61%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.44%) Web Services
2 18 (1.51%) .NET
3 12 (1.01%) HTML
4 7 (0.59%) SAP PI
5 6 (0.50%) RESTful
5 6 (0.50%) Silverlight
6 5 (0.42%) Middleware
7 4 (0.34%) J2EE
7 4 (0.34%) SOAP
7 4 (0.34%) STL
7 4 (0.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (0.34%) SAP XI
7 4 (0.34%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.25%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.25%) CSS
9 2 (0.17%) JSP
9 2 (0.17%) POSIX
9 2 (0.17%) WSDL
9 2 (0.17%) XML
9 2 (0.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.53%) Clustering
5 29 (2.44%) RMADS
6 28 (2.35%) Open Source
7 20 (1.68%) PKI
8 17 (1.43%) Statistics
9 14 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 14 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.09%) Fat Client
10 13 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 11 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (0.76%) CMDB
12 9 (0.76%) IPTV
12 9 (0.76%) CCTV
12 9 (0.76%) CESG
12 9 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
13 8 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 307 (25.80%) Windows
2 196 (16.47%) Linux
3 110 (9.24%) UNIX
4 91 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (2.27%) CentOS
8 20 (1.68%) Solaris
9 18 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.51%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 12 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.76%) NetWare
14 6 (0.50%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.50%) Android
15 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.42%) Debian
16 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (18.24%) ITIL
2 151 (12.69%) Load Balancing
3 121 (10.17%) Project Management
4 98 (8.24%) Network Management
5 75 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 66 (5.55%) Mentoring
7 64 (5.38%) Security Architecture
8 63 (5.29%) Change Management
9 60 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 59 (4.96%) Information Security
10 59 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
11 56 (4.71%) Network Architecture
12 45 (3.78%) Incident Management
13 44 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
14 42 (3.53%) Risk Management
15 40 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
16 36 (3.03%) Cyber Security
17 35 (2.94%) Business Continuity
18 33 (2.77%) Risk Assessment
19 31 (2.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (5.04%) SQL
2 51 (4.29%) Python
3 36 (3.03%) C
4 27 (2.27%) Perl
5 20 (1.68%) PHP
6 18 (1.51%) Java
7 16 (1.34%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.09%) C++
9 12 (1.01%) Ruby
9 12 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.59%) Tcl
12 6 (0.50%) C#
13 4 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.34%) VB
14 3 (0.25%) Golang
15 1 (0.084%) R
15 1 (0.084%) Ada
15 1 (0.084%) Korn
15 1 (0.084%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 524 (44.03%) Cisco Certification
2 387 (32.52%) CCNP
3 179 (15.04%) CCNA
4 176 (14.79%) Security Cleared
5 160 (13.45%) SC Cleared
6 152 (12.77%) Degree
7 142 (11.93%) CCIE
8 108 (9.08%) CCDP
9 68 (5.71%) CCDA
9 68 (5.71%) CISSP
10 43 (3.61%) JNCIP
11 41 (3.45%) CCIP
12 38 (3.19%) JNCIE
13 31 (2.61%) CCSP
14 29 (2.44%) DV Cleared
15 27 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (2.27%) CCSA
16 26 (2.18%) CISM
17 25 (2.10%) CCSE
17 25 (2.10%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.73%) SLA
2 60 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (0.67%) COBIT
6 4 (0.34%) QA
6 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 126 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (7.65%) Active Directory
3 76 (6.39%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.85%) Snort
5 21 (1.76%) VMware ESX
6 20 (1.68%) vSphere
7 14 (1.18%) Terminal Services
7 14 (1.18%) XenApp
8 11 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.67%) XenServer
10 7 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.42%) iptables
12 3 (0.25%) NFS
13 1 (0.084%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.084%) KVM
13 1 (0.084%) IAG
13 1 (0.084%) UAG
13 1 (0.084%) Xen
13 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (3.95%) Nagios
2 27 (2.27%) SCCM
3 21 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 20 (1.68%) Cacti
5 17 (1.43%) SCOM
6 15 (1.26%) OpenView
6 15 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (0.84%) SCVMM
9 9 (0.76%) Puppet
9 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.67%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.50%) HP NNM
12 5 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.42%) Legato
12 5 (0.42%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.42%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.42%) Icinga
Vendors
1 783 (65.80%) Cisco
2 331 (27.82%) Juniper
3 269 (22.61%) F5
4 199 (16.72%) VMware
5 173 (14.54%) CheckPoint
6 162 (13.61%) HP
7 147 (12.35%) Citrix
8 142 (11.93%) Microsoft
9 65 (5.46%) Avaya
10 57 (4.79%) Dell
11 33 (2.77%) SonicWALL
11 33 (2.77%) SolarWinds
12 31 (2.61%) Huawei
12 31 (2.61%) Fortinet
13 30 (2.52%) Riverbed
13 30 (2.52%) Symantec
14 29 (2.44%) Red Hat
14 29 (2.44%) Aruba
15 26 (2.18%) Oracle
16 24 (2.02%) Blue Coat
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Home Based
MBR Partners Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60-90k + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Premier IT
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago