Period
to 2 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 2 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 224 208 316
Rank change year-on-year -16 +108 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 30 26 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 17
10th Percentile £74,000 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £80,000 £41,813 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +41.67% +20.00% -37.50%
75th Percentile £96,250 £83,750 £67,250
90th Percentile £98,250 £89,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +36.00% +25.00% -33.33%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,334 4,951 9,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.39% 94.39% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,776 4,347 8,622
10th Percentile £42,999 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +5.66% +1.92%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Design in the City of London.

Salary trend for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Design in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Design in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 11 (36.67%) PeopleSoft
1 11 (36.67%) SAP
1 11 (36.67%) ERP
1 11 (36.67%) SAP ERP
1 11 (36.67%) Architecture Roadmap
2 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 9 (30.00%) Ansible
3 9 (30.00%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) Change Management
4 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
4 8 (26.67%) FortiGate
4 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
4 8 (26.67%) Terraform
4 8 (26.67%) Network Security
4 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 8 (26.67%) VMware NSX
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (23.33%) SD-WAN
5 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
5 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (23.33%) Ethernet

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Serverless
3 3 (10.00%) Azure Event Grid
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Key Vault
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.33%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
1 8 (26.67%) Network Security
1 8 (26.67%) WAN
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) SD-WAN
3 3 (10.00%) 5G
3 3 (10.00%) Broadband
3 3 (10.00%) DWDM
3 3 (10.00%) SDH
4 2 (6.67%) BGP
4 2 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (3.33%) H.323
5 1 (3.33%) IPsec
5 1 (3.33%) MGCP
5 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SAP HANA
2 3 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Network Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Azure Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Lead Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Platform Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Head of Networks
8 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Architect
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) JSON
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) ARM Templates
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Blueprints
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Velocity
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (20.00%) Reinsurance
4 3 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (10.00%) Social Media
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Architecture Roadmap
1 11 (36.67%) ERP
2 8 (26.67%) Change Management
3 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Debt
4 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Server Management
6 3 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CWAP
3 1 (3.33%) CWDP
3 1 (3.33%) CWNA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware NSX
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Ansible
2 8 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 8 (26.67%) Terraform
3 3 (10.00%) Grafana
3 3 (10.00%) Istio
3 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) PeopleSoft
1 11 (36.67%) SAP
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 7 (23.33%) CA
4 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Draytek
6 1 (3.33%) Genesys
6 1 (3.33%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless