The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Designer
Rank 836 875 864
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Designer 36 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.041% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.044% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 6
Average salary £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Network Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Designer within the UK.

Network Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Designer over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Network Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Designer
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +11 36 £54,500 +3.80%
London +14 20 £70,000 +27.27%
South East +19 9 £57,500 +13.86%
Hampshire - 8 £57,500 -
Portsmouth - 4 £57,500 -
Surrey +25 3 - -
North West +6 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Berkshire 0 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Aldershot - 3 - -
Woking - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +11 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Leeds +7 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Yorkshire +5 2 £47,500 -9.52%
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
South West -10 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands -19 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £50,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £50,000 -

Network Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Designer in their job title 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 with Network Designer in their job title.

1 58 (82.86%) Cisco
2 47 (67.14%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (61.43%) Firewall
4 36 (51.43%) CCIE
4 36 (51.43%) WAN
5 32 (45.71%) LAN
6 30 (42.86%) CCNP
7 26 (37.14%) Juniper
8 23 (32.86%) Network Design
9 22 (31.43%) CheckPoint
10 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 20 (28.57%) Wireless
11 20 (28.57%) CCDP
11 20 (28.57%) VPN
12 19 (27.14%) MPLS
12 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
13 16 (22.86%) Wireless Security
13 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
13 16 (22.86%) Change Management
14 15 (21.43%) OSPF
14 15 (21.43%) IP Telephony
14 15 (21.43%) CCSA
15 13 (18.57%) CCDA
16 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
16 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (15.71%) BGP
17 10 (14.29%) CCIP
17 10 (14.29%) VCDX
17 10 (14.29%) VCAP
18 9 (12.86%) F5

Network Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Designer in their job title 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 with Network Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 43 (61.43%) Firewall
2 36 (51.43%) WAN
3 32 (45.71%) LAN
4 20 (28.57%) VPN
4 20 (28.57%) Wireless
5 19 (27.14%) MPLS
6 16 (22.86%) Wireless Security
7 15 (21.43%) IP Telephony
7 15 (21.43%) OSPF
8 11 (15.71%) BGP
8 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (11.43%) Ethernet
11 7 (10.00%) VoIP
11 7 (10.00%) DNS
11 7 (10.00%) DHCP
12 6 (8.57%) Network Security
13 5 (7.14%) SS7
13 5 (7.14%) IPsec
General
1 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Military
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Online Games
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) SUSE
4 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Network Design
2 16 (22.86%) Change Management
3 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
4 9 (12.86%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.29%) Network Management
6 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.29%) B2B
7 2 (2.86%) Project Management
7 2 (2.86%) Service Management
7 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.86%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Budget Control
8 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.43%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) R
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (67.14%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (51.43%) CCIE
3 30 (42.86%) CCNP
4 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 20 (28.57%) CCDP
6 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
7 15 (21.43%) CCSA
8 13 (18.57%) CCDA
9 10 (14.29%) CCIP
9 10 (14.29%) VCDX
9 10 (14.29%) VCAP
10 4 (5.71%) JNCIA
10 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.29%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.86%) Degree
12 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.86%) HP ASE
13 1 (1.43%) CCDE
13 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
13 1 (1.43%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 58 (82.86%) Cisco
2 26 (37.14%) Juniper
3 22 (31.43%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.86%) F5
5 6 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.86%) Huawei
6 2 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Aruba
7 1 (1.43%) Aerohive Networks