Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 461 500
Rank change year-on-year -140 +39 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 671 1,055 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.71% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 485 891 842
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £54,290
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +1.31% +3.41%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,411 147,579 170,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.69% 90.57% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 119,115 121,047 143,530
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in England

Network Design
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Design in England

Network Design
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design in England

Network Design
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the England region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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
London -109 255 £65,000 +8.33% 47
South East -115 157 £51,250 -2.38% 29
North of England -55 111 £45,500 -9.00% 10
Midlands -7 82 £40,000 -27.27% 8
West Midlands +7 71 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Yorkshire +44 70 £46,500 -15.45% 3
South West +2 47 £47,500 +5.56% 3
North West -91 37 £45,000 - 7
East of England -1 27 £61,250 -15.52% 3
East Midlands -4 9 £42,500 -19.05% 2
North East -16 4 £33,750 -14.56%
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 460 (68.55%) Cisco
2 321 (47.84%) Cisco Certification
3 300 (44.71%) Firewall
4 234 (34.87%) CCNP
5 228 (33.98%) WAN
6 221 (32.94%) Data Centre
7 197 (29.36%) LAN
7 197 (29.36%) VMware
8 183 (27.27%) Wireless
9 179 (26.68%) VPN
10 173 (25.78%) CCNA
11 164 (24.44%) Network Security
12 162 (24.14%) Finance
13 156 (23.25%) F5
14 154 (22.95%) CCIE
15 144 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 140 (20.86%) Degree
17 134 (19.97%) MPLS
18 132 (19.67%) DNS
19 127 (18.93%) Presales
20 123 (18.33%) Juniper
21 117 (17.44%) BGP
22 116 (17.29%) OSPF
23 115 (17.14%) Windows
24 114 (16.99%) Microsoft
25 112 (16.69%) VLAN
26 104 (15.50%) Splunk
27 101 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
28 99 (14.75%) Linux
28 99 (14.75%) VoIP

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 52 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.13%) IIS
3 15 (2.24%) SAS
4 10 (1.49%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.34%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.34%) Smallworld
6 8 (1.19%) CMS
7 5 (0.75%) Apache
7 5 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.60%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
8 4 (0.60%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.60%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.60%) Kentico
8 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.60%) WordPress
9 3 (0.45%) Confluence
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (5.51%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (9.84%) Office 365
4 36 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (2.09%) Akamai
7 9 (1.34%) IaaS
8 7 (1.04%) SaaS
9 5 (0.75%) Loggly
9 5 (0.75%) Sumo Logic
10 3 (0.45%) PaaS
11 2 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) Twilio
12 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 300 (44.71%) Firewall
2 228 (33.98%) WAN
3 197 (29.36%) LAN
4 183 (27.27%) Wireless
5 179 (26.68%) VPN
6 164 (24.44%) Network Security
7 134 (19.97%) MPLS
8 132 (19.67%) DNS
9 117 (17.44%) BGP
10 116 (17.29%) OSPF
11 112 (16.69%) VLAN
12 99 (14.75%) VoIP
13 97 (14.46%) IPsec
14 94 (14.01%) Cisco ASA
14 94 (14.01%) TCP/IP
15 90 (13.41%) DHCP
16 82 (12.22%) Wireless Security
17 75 (11.18%) Unified Communications
18 68 (10.13%) SSL
19 57 (8.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.99%) Big Data
2 37 (5.51%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.43%) MySQL
4 21 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 15 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.24%) OLAP
5 15 (2.24%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.04%) GIS
8 6 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.75%) HBase
9 5 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.75%) Redis
9 5 (0.75%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.89%) JIRA
4 6 (0.89%) Maven
4 6 (0.89%) Subversion
5 5 (0.75%) Grunt
5 5 (0.75%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.15%) CANoe
7 1 (0.15%) CodeSonar
7 1 (0.15%) git-flow
7 1 (0.15%) JUnit
7 1 (0.15%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.15%) Selenium
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 162 (24.14%) Finance
2 97 (14.46%) Telecoms
3 86 (12.82%) Retail
4 81 (12.07%) Manufacturing
5 64 (9.54%) Banking
6 60 (8.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (6.11%) German Language
7 41 (6.11%) Italian Language
8 21 (3.13%) Legal
9 14 (2.09%) Marketing
10 10 (1.49%) Law
11 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.89%) Advertising
13 5 (0.75%) Games
14 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.60%) Local Government
14 4 (0.60%) Military
15 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 247 (36.81%) Network Engineer
2 181 (26.97%) Architect
3 120 (17.88%) Solutions Architect
4 99 (14.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 97 (14.46%) Technical Architect
6 83 (12.37%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 79 (11.77%) Cisco Engineer
8 71 (10.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 54 (8.05%) Analyst
10 50 (7.45%) Cisco Architect
11 47 (7.00%) Network Security Engineer
11 47 (7.00%) Security Engineer
12 43 (6.41%) Cisco Solutions Architect
13 41 (6.11%) Network Architect
13 41 (6.11%) Security Architect
14 36 (5.37%) Design Engineer
14 36 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (5.07%) Security Solutions Architect
16 33 (4.92%) Network Analyst
16 33 (4.92%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.17%) Web Services
2 25 (3.73%) .NET
3 24 (3.58%) CSS
4 23 (3.43%) 802.1X
5 22 (3.28%) JSON
6 21 (3.13%) XML
7 18 (2.68%) SOAP
8 15 (2.24%) WSDL
9 11 (1.64%) Node.js
10 10 (1.49%) HTML
11 7 (1.04%) LAMP
12 6 (0.89%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.89%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (0.75%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.75%) CSS3
13 5 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (0.75%) HTML5
13 5 (0.75%) jQuery
13 5 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 221 (32.94%) Data Centre
2 44 (6.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 34 (5.07%) Cyberthreat
4 30 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.87%) EMC VMAX
6 24 (3.58%) Replication
7 23 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.24%) Cyberattack
10 15 (2.24%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.09%) Driving Licence
12 13 (1.94%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.79%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (1.34%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.34%) Virtual Team
16 8 (1.19%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (17.14%) Windows
2 99 (14.75%) Linux
3 75 (11.18%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.64%) Unix
8 8 (1.19%) CentOS
9 5 (0.75%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.60%) Debian
10 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.30%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (18.93%) Presales
2 81 (12.07%) ITIL
2 81 (12.07%) Technical Architecture
3 76 (11.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 75 (11.18%) Load Balancing
5 72 (10.73%) Analytics
6 64 (9.54%) Project Management
7 53 (7.90%) Network Management
8 47 (7.00%) Business Continuity
9 44 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
10 43 (6.41%) Network Architecture
11 39 (5.81%) Incident Management
11 39 (5.81%) IT Strategy
12 38 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (5.51%) Migration
13 37 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (5.51%) Service Delivery
13 37 (5.51%) Vulnerability Management
14 34 (5.07%) Decision-Making
15 33 (4.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.15%) SQL
2 44 (6.56%) Python
3 28 (4.17%) Java
3 28 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.53%) Ruby
5 13 (1.94%) C#
6 12 (1.79%) Perl
7 11 (1.64%) C
8 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.19%) C++
9 8 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.04%) Scala
11 5 (0.75%) Go
11 5 (0.75%) PHP
12 4 (0.60%) VB
13 2 (0.30%) VBScript
14 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 321 (47.84%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (34.87%) CCNP
3 173 (25.78%) CCNA
4 154 (22.95%) CCIE
5 140 (20.86%) Degree
6 62 (9.24%) CCDP
7 46 (6.86%) JNCIP
8 44 (6.56%) CCIE Data Center
9 42 (6.26%) CCIE Service Provider
10 39 (5.81%) Security Cleared
11 32 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (4.47%) JNCIE
12 30 (4.47%) MCSE
13 29 (4.32%) SC Cleared
14 27 (4.02%) CCSE
14 27 (4.02%) CISSP
15 26 (3.87%) EMC Certification
16 25 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 23 (3.43%) CCDE
17 23 (3.43%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (4.02%) COBIT
3 19 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.49%) SLA
5 7 (1.04%) PMO
6 6 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.45%) GDPR
8 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.30%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 144 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (12.22%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (4.77%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.24%) VMware NSX
5 15 (2.24%) XenApp
6 14 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.19%) vSphere
8 7 (1.04%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.89%) Docker
10 5 (0.75%) HDFS
10 5 (0.75%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.60%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 2 (0.30%) Firmware
12 2 (0.30%) Snort
12 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
2 25 (3.73%) Puppet
3 21 (3.13%) Nessus
4 20 (2.98%) QRadar
5 19 (2.83%) FortiGate
6 18 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (2.09%) Cisco CME
8 12 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.19%) Ansible
9 8 (1.19%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.19%) Salt
10 7 (1.04%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.04%) SCOM
11 6 (0.89%) Nagios
12 5 (0.75%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.60%) SCCM
14 3 (0.45%) OSSEC
14 3 (0.45%) vCenter Server
15 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 460 (68.55%) Cisco
2 197 (29.36%) VMware
3 156 (23.25%) F5
4 123 (18.33%) Juniper
5 114 (16.99%) Microsoft
6 104 (15.50%) Splunk
7 98 (14.61%) CheckPoint
8 85 (12.67%) NetApp
9 79 (11.77%) Dell
9 79 (11.77%) EMC
10 62 (9.24%) Palo Alto
11 55 (8.20%) Google
12 47 (7.00%) Citrix
13 42 (6.26%) SolarWinds
14 40 (5.96%) Fortinet
15 26 (3.87%) Oracle
16 24 (3.58%) Blue Coat
16 24 (3.58%) Meraki
17 23 (3.43%) IBM
17 23 (3.43%) Qualys