Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 222 215
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 -101
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 29 25 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 0.44% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.47% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 29
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £44,625 £46,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,750 £80,000 £67,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% -6.52% +4.55%

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,455 5,271 5,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.20% 92.36% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,480 4,152 4,791
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,725 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Berkshire

Network Design
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Design in Berkshire

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Design in Berkshire

Network Design
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +25 9 £85,000 +6.25%
Reading +9 7 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Newbury - 2 £81,250 - 2
Slough +16 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Network Design
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) Cisco
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (34.48%) Juniper
4 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Wireless
6 8 (27.59%) CCNP
7 7 (24.14%) OSPF
7 7 (24.14%) BGP
8 6 (20.69%) CISSP
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (20.69%) Requirements Management
8 6 (20.69%) CISM
8 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (17.24%) Azure
9 5 (17.24%) MPLS
10 4 (13.79%) CCIE
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) WAN
10 4 (13.79%) Technical Leadership
11 3 (10.34%) Fibre Optics
11 3 (10.34%) Network Management
11 3 (10.34%) F5
11 3 (10.34%) AWS
11 3 (10.34%) Network Security
11 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
11 3 (10.34%) Server Management

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Azure
2 3 (10.34%) AWS
3 2 (6.90%) GCP
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) Wireless
3 7 (24.14%) BGP
3 7 (24.14%) OSPF
4 5 (17.24%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) ATM
6 3 (10.34%) DSL
6 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.34%) Frame Relay
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 3 (10.34%) RIP
6 3 (10.34%) RSVP
6 3 (10.34%) SDH
6 3 (10.34%) SONET
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Design Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Security Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.45%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (20.69%) Requirements Management
1 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (10.34%) Network Management
3 3 (10.34%) Server Management
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Presales
4 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.90%) Storage Management
5 1 (3.45%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) CCNP
4 6 (20.69%) CISM
4 6 (20.69%) CISSP
5 4 (13.79%) CCIE
6 3 (10.34%) CCDP
7 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
7 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.90%) MCSE
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CCDA
8 1 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (3.45%) CCNA
8 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Juniper
3 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.34%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.90%) Ciena
4 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.90%) Sun
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.45%) Brocade
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Meraki