The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank - 80 61
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 0 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 1.83% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.25% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 37
Average salary - £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
Network Design
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1102 1021 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.32% 81.35% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 918 871 831
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Design across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Design
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Design across the Wales region.

Network Design Salary Trend in Wales

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) Wireless
7 3 (30.00%) VPLS
8 2 (20.00%) Network Management
8 2 (20.00%) xDSL
8 2 (20.00%) Frame Relay
8 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (20.00%) VRRP
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) BGP
8 2 (20.00%) CCNA
8 2 (20.00%) MPLS
8 2 (20.00%) OSPF
8 2 (20.00%) VoIP
8 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (20.00%) PPP
8 2 (20.00%) RIP
8 2 (20.00%) Change Control
8 2 (20.00%) HSRP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) VPLS
5 2 (20.00%) xDSL
5 2 (20.00%) Frame Relay
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) VRRP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) PPP
5 2 (20.00%) RIP
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
6 1 (10.00%) SNMP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed