The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 67 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.01% 1.06% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.32% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -1.05%
Network Design
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 303 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.17% 80.37% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 339 224 211
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Network Design
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Network Design Salary Trend in Watford

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Network Design Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) LAN
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) Clustering
4 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) MPLS
5 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (30.00%) OSPF
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) CCNP
7 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (20.00%) CCNA
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) Juniper

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) MPLS
4 6 (30.00%) OSPF
4 6 (30.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (15.00%) NAS
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (10.00%) Multicast
8 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (10.00%) VLAN
8 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Junior
3 4 (20.00%) Junior Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Online Games
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) Product Management
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Mitel
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (15.00%) Aruba
6 3 (15.00%) F5
6 3 (15.00%) Meru Networks
7 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Crossbeam
8 1 (5.00%) Metastorm
8 1 (5.00%) Nintex
8 1 (5.00%) SAP