Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 434 522
Rank change year-on-year -113 +88 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 770 1,118 1,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.75% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 584 854 890
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% -7.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%

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 147,274 148,396 176,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.86% 89.54% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 120,471 123,215 147,441
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -73 344 £65,000 +13.04% 31
South East -166 151 £57,500 +4.55% 22
North of England -8 139 £46,250 +6.94% 26
Yorkshire +40 79 £46,500 -11.43% 10
Midlands +9 72 £47,500 -9.52% 20
West Midlands +11 63 £47,500 -5.00% 15
North West -50 54 £47,500 +15.85% 15
East of England +9 52 £55,000 - 6
South West -13 27 £50,750 -6.88% 5
North East -17 6 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 4 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 463 (60.13%) Cisco
2 338 (43.90%) Firewall
3 321 (41.69%) Cisco Certification
4 244 (31.69%) WAN
5 213 (27.66%) CCNP
6 205 (26.62%) Network Security
7 202 (26.23%) MPLS
8 196 (25.45%) VPN
9 191 (24.81%) LAN
10 184 (23.90%) Data Centre
11 173 (22.47%) BGP
12 169 (21.95%) Linux
13 166 (21.56%) Wireless
14 165 (21.43%) VMware
15 163 (21.17%) Finance
15 163 (21.17%) Juniper
16 159 (20.65%) Degree
17 151 (19.61%) OSPF
18 148 (19.22%) CCNA
19 144 (18.70%) CCIE
20 134 (17.40%) Microsoft
21 132 (17.14%) TCP/IP
22 130 (16.88%) Windows
22 130 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
23 127 (16.49%) F5
24 123 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
25 112 (14.55%) DNS
26 111 (14.42%) Telecoms
27 109 (14.16%) IPsec
28 101 (13.12%) VLAN

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 24 (3.12%) Skype for Business
2 23 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.21%) Confluence
4 15 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (1.82%) IIS
6 13 (1.69%) SAS
7 11 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.17%) Apache
9 8 (1.04%) Smallworld
10 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.52%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.52%) CMS
12 4 (0.52%) Drupal
12 4 (0.52%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.52%) Kentico
12 4 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 95 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.81%) Office 365
4 36 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.21%) IaaS
6 12 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.04%) SaaS
8 6 (0.78%) Akamai
9 4 (0.52%) Loggly
9 4 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
10 3 (0.39%) PaaS
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.26%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.26%) Slack
11 2 (0.26%) Twilio
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.13%) Datadog
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 338 (43.90%) Firewall
2 244 (31.69%) WAN
3 205 (26.62%) Network Security
4 202 (26.23%) MPLS
5 196 (25.45%) VPN
6 191 (24.81%) LAN
7 173 (22.47%) BGP
8 166 (21.56%) Wireless
9 151 (19.61%) OSPF
10 132 (17.14%) TCP/IP
11 130 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
12 112 (14.55%) DNS
13 109 (14.16%) IPsec
14 101 (13.12%) VLAN
15 88 (11.43%) VoIP
16 84 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 79 (10.26%) DHCP
18 72 (9.35%) SSL
19 61 (7.92%) Cisco IOS
20 60 (7.79%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.97%) Big Data
2 26 (3.38%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.99%) MySQL
4 20 (2.60%) Hadoop
5 14 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.82%) GIS
6 13 (1.69%) OLAP
6 13 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 10 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.52%) HBase
11 4 (0.52%) Redis
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 33 (4.29%) Subversion
3 25 (3.25%) JIRA
4 19 (2.47%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.56%) Maven
6 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.04%) JUnit
8 6 (0.78%) ERwin
9 4 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.52%) Grunt
9 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.26%) CodeSonar
11 2 (0.26%) git-flow
11 2 (0.26%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.26%) Selenium
12 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 163 (21.17%) Finance
2 111 (14.42%) Telecoms
3 48 (6.23%) Retail
4 36 (4.68%) Banking
5 33 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 26 (3.38%) Legal
8 16 (2.08%) Marketing
9 13 (1.69%) Games
9 13 (1.69%) German Language
10 12 (1.56%) Italian Language
10 12 (1.56%) Law
11 11 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.17%) Billing
13 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.91%) Front Office
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 248 (32.21%) Network Engineer
2 160 (20.78%) Architect
3 108 (14.03%) Senior Network Engineer
4 78 (10.13%) Analyst
5 73 (9.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 72 (9.35%) Solutions Architect
7 68 (8.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 66 (8.57%) Network Architect
9 49 (6.36%) Consultant
10 43 (5.58%) Technical Architect
11 40 (5.19%) Security Engineer
12 39 (5.06%) Network Analyst
12 39 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
13 37 (4.81%) Design Engineer
14 35 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
15 33 (4.29%) Cisco Architect
16 32 (4.16%) Network Design Engineer
17 30 (3.90%) Security Architect
17 30 (3.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
18 29 (3.77%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.84%) .NET
2 33 (4.29%) CSS
2 33 (4.29%) Web Services
3 32 (4.16%) Node.js
4 29 (3.77%) HTML
5 27 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 27 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 25 (3.25%) JSON
6 25 (3.25%) XML
7 23 (2.99%) SOAP
8 20 (2.60%) 802.1X
9 14 (1.82%) Middleware
9 14 (1.82%) REST
10 13 (1.69%) WSDL
11 11 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (1.17%) LAMP
13 6 (0.78%) JMS
13 6 (0.78%) JSP
13 6 (0.78%) Servlets
13 6 (0.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 184 (23.90%) Data Centre
2 61 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 43 (5.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 30 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 29 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.25%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 23 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (2.34%) User Experience
9 15 (1.95%) IVR
10 14 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.82%) PKI
10 14 (1.82%) Replication
11 13 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.56%) Eurex
13 11 (1.43%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
15 7 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 169 (21.95%) Linux
2 130 (16.88%) Windows
3 58 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.97%) Unix
5 26 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.82%) Solaris
9 12 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.17%) Android
11 7 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.78%) AIX
13 4 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.52%) Debian
13 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.39%) CentOS
14 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.39%) SUSE
15 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (12.60%) ITIL
2 95 (12.34%) Presales
3 82 (10.65%) Project Management
4 81 (10.52%) Load Balancing
5 66 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 57 (7.40%) Network Management
8 55 (7.14%) Information Security
9 51 (6.62%) Network Architecture
10 47 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
11 45 (5.84%) Service Delivery
12 44 (5.71%) Analytics
13 43 (5.58%) Penetration Testing
14 41 (5.32%) Business Continuity
14 41 (5.32%) Mentoring
15 36 (4.68%) Software Engineering
16 34 (4.42%) Vulnerability Management
17 33 (4.29%) SIEM
18 31 (4.03%) Migration
18 31 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (8.83%) Python
2 66 (8.57%) Java
3 46 (5.97%) SQL
4 30 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 25 (3.25%) C
6 18 (2.34%) Perl
6 18 (2.34%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.95%) Scala
8 14 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.56%) C#
9 12 (1.56%) C++
10 11 (1.43%) Ruby
11 7 (0.91%) PHP
11 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.52%) Go
13 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.26%) VBScript
14 1 (0.13%) C-shell
14 1 (0.13%) Groovy
14 1 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 321 (41.69%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (27.66%) CCNP
3 159 (20.65%) Degree
4 148 (19.22%) CCNA
5 144 (18.70%) CCIE
6 71 (9.22%) CCDP
7 67 (8.70%) JNCIP
8 41 (5.32%) Security Cleared
9 38 (4.94%) JNCIE
10 31 (4.03%) CISSP
10 31 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (3.90%) CCSE
12 28 (3.64%) CCDE
13 27 (3.51%) DV Cleared
14 26 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
15 25 (3.25%) SC Cleared
16 24 (3.12%) CCDA
16 24 (3.12%) MCSE
17 20 (2.60%) CCIE Security
18 17 (2.21%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (3.38%) SLA
3 24 (3.12%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.47%) QA
5 16 (2.08%) COBIT
6 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.78%) NEBOSH
8 5 (0.65%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.39%) GDPR
10 3 (0.39%) PMO
10 3 (0.39%) RMADS
11 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 123 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.38%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.69%) XenApp
6 12 (1.56%) Docker
7 9 (1.17%) iptables
7 9 (1.17%) VMware NSX
8 8 (1.04%) KVM
8 8 (1.04%) Xen
9 7 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.78%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.52%) HDFS
11 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.52%) vSphere
12 3 (0.39%) NFS
13 2 (0.26%) Corosync
13 2 (0.26%) PowerDNS
13 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (3.38%) Cisco Prime
2 25 (3.25%) Puppet
3 20 (2.60%) Ansible
4 18 (2.34%) FortiGate
5 17 (2.21%) Nagios
5 17 (2.21%) QRadar
6 16 (2.08%) Nessus
7 15 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (1.17%) CSIRT
9 9 (1.17%) SELinux
10 8 (1.04%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.91%) Cacti
11 7 (0.91%) SCCM
11 7 (0.91%) SCOM
12 6 (0.78%) Salt
13 5 (0.65%) OpenView
14 4 (0.52%) WSUS
14 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 463 (60.13%) Cisco
2 165 (21.43%) VMware
3 163 (21.17%) Juniper
4 134 (17.40%) Microsoft
5 127 (16.49%) F5
6 99 (12.86%) CheckPoint
7 76 (9.87%) Palo Alto
8 64 (8.31%) Splunk
9 63 (8.18%) NetApp
10 48 (6.23%) Oracle
11 47 (6.10%) SolarWinds
12 42 (5.45%) Dell
13 40 (5.19%) EMC
14 35 (4.55%) Fortinet
15 32 (4.16%) Avaya
16 30 (3.90%) Meraki
17 28 (3.64%) Google
18 26 (3.38%) TIBCO
19 25 (3.25%) Pega
20 23 (2.99%) HP