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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 443 404 378
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -26
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 587 609 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.72% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 516 504 616
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -31 551 £52,500 +5.00% 50
London -45 197 £55,000 - 25
South East -13 162 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Berkshire -5 81 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Reading +11 64 £50,000 +8.69% 1
City of London -28 51 £63,500 +5.83% 5
East of England +24 48 £57,000 +6.04% 4
Yorkshire -38 43 £50,000 +6.38% 1
South West -3 40 £47,500 +75.92% 4
West Midlands -18 38 £53,500 +25.88% 2
Hertfordshire +5 29 £57,500 -8.00% 2
West Yorkshire -40 25 £50,000 +34.22% 1
Birmingham +10 22 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 22 £57,000 -0.86%
Surrey -5 22 £45,000 +7.14%
Leeds -14 22 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West -10 21 £51,500 +8.42% 5
Bristol +13 20 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Wales -24 17 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South Wales -24 17 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Milton Keynes -3 16 £57,000 -0.86%
Manchester -5 16 £54,250 +19.23% 2
Hampshire -18 15 £40,000 -28.57% 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 13 £57,500 -8.00%
South Yorkshire -6 12 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 11 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Kent -3 11 £33,000 -12.00%
Dorset +4 10 £37,500 -
Bournemouth - 10 £37,500 -
Bridgend +16 7 £36,500 -21.92%

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 775 (64.05%) Cisco
2 558 (46.12%) Firewall
3 436 (36.03%) Cisco Certification
4 366 (30.25%) WAN
5 361 (29.83%) LAN
6 359 (29.67%) Juniper
7 320 (26.45%) CCNP
8 306 (25.29%) Telecoms
8 306 (25.29%) Finance
9 257 (21.24%) F5
10 247 (20.41%) Windows
11 229 (18.93%) TCP/IP
12 225 (18.60%) MPLS
13 222 (18.35%) BGP
14 219 (18.10%) OSPF
15 212 (17.52%) Security Cleared
16 204 (16.86%) Wireless
17 199 (16.45%) Network Security
18 196 (16.20%) Microsoft
19 195 (16.12%) VPN
20 187 (15.45%) Linux
21 183 (15.12%) VMware
22 179 (14.79%) ITIL
23 178 (14.71%) SC Cleared
24 177 (14.63%) Degree
25 167 (13.80%) DNS
26 164 (13.55%) CCNA
27 158 (13.06%) CheckPoint
28 142 (11.74%) HP
28 142 (11.74%) VoIP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (5.54%) MS Exchange
2 40 (3.31%) Lync
3 36 (2.98%) WebSphere
4 31 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (1.74%) IIS
6 17 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (1.07%) Apache
9 9 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.66%) SAS
11 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.58%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.083%) nginx
15 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 92 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.63%) MS Office
3 30 (2.48%) 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 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.083%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.083%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.083%) PaaS
4 1 (0.083%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 558 (46.12%) Firewall
2 366 (30.25%) WAN
3 361 (29.83%) LAN
4 229 (18.93%) TCP/IP
5 225 (18.60%) MPLS
6 222 (18.35%) BGP
7 219 (18.10%) OSPF
8 204 (16.86%) Wireless
9 199 (16.45%) Network Security
10 195 (16.12%) VPN
11 167 (13.80%) DNS
12 142 (11.74%) VoIP
13 132 (10.91%) Internet
14 130 (10.74%) Cisco ASA
15 109 (9.01%) SAN
16 103 (8.51%) EIGRP
17 102 (8.43%) VLAN
18 84 (6.94%) DHCP
19 79 (6.53%) WLAN
20 74 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 23 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (1.57%) MySQL
7 9 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.74%) DB2
7 9 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 9 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (0.41%) Essbase
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.50%) ReSharper
1 6 (0.50%) Fiddler
2 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
3 3 (0.25%) NuGet
3 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.25%) JUnit
3 3 (0.25%) Subversion
4 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.083%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 306 (25.29%) Telecoms
1 306 (25.29%) Finance
2 51 (4.21%) Marketing
3 31 (2.56%) Legal
4 30 (2.48%) Retail
5 27 (2.23%) Banking
6 24 (1.98%) Games
7 19 (1.57%) Advertising
8 16 (1.32%) Law
9 13 (1.07%) Electronics
10 11 (0.91%) Billing
11 8 (0.66%) Local Government
11 8 (0.66%) Military
11 8 (0.66%) Publishing
12 7 (0.58%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 338 (27.93%) Network Engineer
2 299 (24.71%) Architect
3 165 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 142 (11.74%) Consultant
5 90 (7.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 86 (7.11%) Design Engineer
7 82 (6.78%) Analyst
8 69 (5.70%) Senior Architect
9 68 (5.62%) Network Design Engineer
10 66 (5.45%) Senior Network Architect
11 48 (3.97%) Administrator
12 40 (3.31%) Security Consultant
13 39 (3.22%) Security Architect
13 39 (3.22%) Network Manager
13 39 (3.22%) Designer
14 38 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
15 37 (3.06%) Network Consultant
15 37 (3.06%) Network Designer
16 35 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
17 34 (2.81%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.14%) SOAP
2 29 (2.40%) .NET
3 20 (1.65%) STL
3 20 (1.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (1.57%) Web Services
5 18 (1.49%) HTML
6 13 (1.07%) RESTful
7 11 (0.91%) XML
8 10 (0.83%) Middleware
8 10 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 9 (0.74%) JSON
9 9 (0.74%) JSP
9 9 (0.74%) Servlets
9 9 (0.74%) XSD
9 9 (0.74%) JMS
10 7 (0.58%) WCF
10 7 (0.58%) REST
11 6 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (0.50%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.29%) Computer Science
2 55 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.97%) RMADS
4 24 (1.98%) Firmware
5 21 (1.74%) Clustering
5 21 (1.74%) Mathematics
6 19 (1.57%) CESG
7 18 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
8 17 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (1.40%) GIS
9 16 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (0.99%) Online Games
10 12 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 11 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.58%) Replication
14 7 (0.58%) PKI
15 6 (0.50%) Social Network
16 5 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 247 (20.41%) Windows
2 187 (15.45%) Linux
3 103 (8.51%) UNIX
4 79 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (2.81%) Windows 7
8 28 (2.31%) Solaris
9 18 (1.49%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.33%) CentOS
15 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.25%) AIX
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) Debian
17 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.083%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (14.79%) ITIL
2 133 (10.99%) Network Management
3 98 (8.10%) Project Management
4 85 (7.02%) Network Architecture
5 78 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 74 (6.12%) Security Architecture
7 59 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 55 (4.55%) Change Management
8 55 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 52 (4.30%) Information Security
10 47 (3.88%) Migration
11 44 (3.64%) Data Protection
11 44 (3.64%) Information Assurance
12 42 (3.47%) Risk Assessment
13 41 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
14 35 (2.89%) Service Delivery
15 34 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
16 33 (2.73%) Validation
17 32 (2.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (8.68%) SQL
2 34 (2.81%) Python
3 29 (2.40%) Perl
4 24 (1.98%) C#
4 24 (1.98%) Java
5 23 (1.90%) C++
6 20 (1.65%) PHP
6 20 (1.65%) Shell Script
7 16 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.07%) Tcl
9 12 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 11 (0.91%) PowerHouse
11 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.66%) C
12 6 (0.50%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.33%) VB
14 4 (0.33%) Ruby
15 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 436 (36.03%) Cisco Certification
2 320 (26.45%) CCNP
3 212 (17.52%) Security Cleared
4 178 (14.71%) SC Cleared
5 177 (14.63%) Degree
6 164 (13.55%) CCNA
7 110 (9.09%) CCIE
8 71 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (5.70%) CCDP
10 62 (5.12%) DV Cleared
11 51 (4.21%) CCIP
12 30 (2.48%) CISSP
13 27 (2.23%) MCSE
14 26 (2.15%) JNCIE
15 24 (1.98%) CCDA
15 24 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (1.90%) MCITP
17 22 (1.82%) CCSE
18 19 (1.57%) JNCIS
18 19 (1.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (5.29%) SLA
3 19 (1.57%) QA
4 15 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.083%) COBIT
System Software
1 122 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (8.35%) Active Directory
3 60 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.32%) vSphere
5 15 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.07%) KVM
7 11 (0.91%) XenApp
8 10 (0.83%) IAG
9 9 (0.74%) HDFS
9 9 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.58%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.41%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.41%) vCloud
13 4 (0.33%) UAG
14 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.17%) Snort
15 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (3.39%) HP NNM
2 35 (2.89%) CiscoWorks
3 28 (2.31%) Nagios
4 18 (1.49%) SCCM
5 15 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (1.16%) SCOM
7 9 (0.74%) WSUS
8 8 (0.66%) Cacti
9 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.41%) SmokePing
10 5 (0.41%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.33%) Puppet
12 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.25%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.25%) collectd
12 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 775 (64.05%) Cisco
2 359 (29.67%) Juniper
3 257 (21.24%) F5
4 196 (16.20%) Microsoft
5 183 (15.12%) VMware
6 158 (13.06%) CheckPoint
7 142 (11.74%) HP
8 45 (3.72%) Dell
9 40 (3.31%) Oracle
10 39 (3.22%) Avaya
11 37 (3.06%) NetApp
12 34 (2.81%) Citrix
12 34 (2.81%) Aruba
13 32 (2.64%) Blue Coat
13 32 (2.64%) Brocade
14 31 (2.56%) EMC
14 31 (2.56%) SolarWinds
15 30 (2.48%) IBM
16 25 (2.07%) Fortinet
17 22 (1.82%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
MI5
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago