Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 488 490
Rank change year-on-year -125 +2 +37
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 590 968 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.64% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 428 835 816
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 141,408 151,885 166,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 113,406 120,758 140,303
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -102 220 £67,500 +9.76% 38
South East -56 167 £52,500 -4.55% 23
North of England -81 64 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Midlands +24 63 £42,500 -22.73% 17
West Midlands +31 57 £55,000 - 13
South West +21 56 £47,500 +15.85% 19
North West -69 36 £46,000 -4.17% 15
Yorkshire +12 28 £48,000 -12.73% 3
East of England -7 22 £60,000 +9.09% 8
East Midlands 0 6 £42,500 -19.05% 4
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 368 (62.37%) Cisco
2 291 (49.32%) Firewall
3 270 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
4 223 (37.80%) WAN
5 218 (36.95%) LAN
6 213 (36.10%) CCNP
7 166 (28.14%) Data Centre
8 146 (24.75%) VPN
8 146 (24.75%) Wireless
9 139 (23.56%) VMware
10 131 (22.20%) CCNA
11 128 (21.69%) F5
12 113 (19.15%) Windows
13 112 (18.98%) VLAN
14 111 (18.81%) MPLS
15 109 (18.47%) Finance
16 108 (18.31%) OSPF
16 108 (18.31%) CCIE
17 105 (17.80%) Linux
18 103 (17.46%) BGP
19 102 (17.29%) Network Security
20 101 (17.12%) CheckPoint
21 98 (16.61%) Juniper
22 95 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
22 95 (16.10%) Presales
23 94 (15.93%) Microsoft
23 94 (15.93%) TCP/IP
24 89 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
25 86 (14.58%) Load Balancing
25 86 (14.58%) DNS

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 50 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.20%) IIS
3 12 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (1.69%) Confluence
4 10 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 10 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.02%) SAS
6 4 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.68%) Smallworld
7 3 (0.51%) Apache
7 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (7.29%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) EPLAN
5 1 (0.17%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (7.63%) Office 365
4 26 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (2.88%) IaaS
6 14 (2.37%) SaaS
7 12 (2.03%) PaaS
8 6 (1.02%) Akamai
9 5 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.68%) Cloudflare
10 4 (0.68%) G Suite
10 4 (0.68%) Route 53
10 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.51%) Loggly
11 3 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 291 (49.32%) Firewall
2 223 (37.80%) WAN
3 218 (36.95%) LAN
4 146 (24.75%) VPN
4 146 (24.75%) Wireless
5 112 (18.98%) VLAN
6 111 (18.81%) MPLS
7 108 (18.31%) OSPF
8 103 (17.46%) BGP
9 102 (17.29%) Network Security
10 94 (15.93%) TCP/IP
11 86 (14.58%) DNS
12 77 (13.05%) VoIP
13 68 (11.53%) IPsec
14 67 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
15 61 (10.34%) DHCP
16 50 (8.47%) Unified Communications
17 46 (7.80%) Cisco Firepower
18 43 (7.29%) Ethernet
19 41 (6.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.12%) Big Data
2 29 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.37%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.03%) MySQL
5 9 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
5 9 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.19%) Redis
8 6 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.02%) OLAP
8 6 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.51%) HBase
10 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.34%) GIS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (2.37%) Subversion
3 11 (1.86%) JIRA
4 10 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 9 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.19%) Maven
7 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.51%) Grunt
9 3 (0.51%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.17%) CANoe
10 1 (0.17%) CodeSonar
10 1 (0.17%) git-flow
10 1 (0.17%) JUnit
10 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.17%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.17%) Selenium
10 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (18.47%) Finance
2 70 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 67 (11.36%) Banking
4 50 (8.47%) Manufacturing
5 48 (8.14%) Retail
6 33 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (4.58%) German Language
7 27 (4.58%) Italian Language
7 27 (4.58%) Legal
8 19 (3.22%) Law
9 14 (2.37%) Financial Institution
10 12 (2.03%) Back Office
11 9 (1.53%) Front Office
12 8 (1.36%) Marketing
13 5 (0.85%) Advertising
13 5 (0.85%) Electronics
14 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.68%) French Language
14 4 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 237 (40.17%) Network Engineer
2 139 (23.56%) Architect
3 90 (15.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 83 (14.07%) Solutions Architect
5 80 (13.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 65 (11.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 59 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 47 (7.97%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 42 (7.12%) Analyst
10 38 (6.44%) Cisco Architect
11 37 (6.27%) Security Engineer
12 33 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
13 31 (5.25%) Network Architect
14 30 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 29 (4.92%) Cisco Solutions Architect
15 29 (4.92%) Consultant
15 29 (4.92%) Security Architect
16 26 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 25 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
17 25 (4.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.59%) 802.1X
2 19 (3.22%) CSS
3 18 (3.05%) .NET
3 18 (3.05%) Web Services
4 16 (2.71%) HTML
5 14 (2.37%) Node.js
6 11 (1.86%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.53%) React
8 7 (1.19%) JSON
8 7 (1.19%) Middleware
8 7 (1.19%) SOAP
8 7 (1.19%) XML
9 6 (1.02%) WSDL
10 5 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.68%) LAMP
11 4 (0.68%) Memcached
12 3 (0.51%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.51%) CSS3
12 3 (0.51%) HTML5
12 3 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 166 (28.14%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (3.90%) Private Cloud
5 23 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (3.73%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (3.39%) Virtual Team
8 19 (3.22%) EMC VMAX
9 18 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (3.05%) Public Cloud
10 17 (2.88%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.20%) BBC
11 13 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (2.03%) Replication
13 11 (1.86%) Cyberattack
14 10 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (1.69%) IVR
15 9 (1.53%) Hedge funds
16 8 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.15%) Windows
2 105 (17.80%) Linux
3 63 (10.68%) Windows Server
4 35 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.37%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.03%) Unix
8 8 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.19%) CentOS
9 7 (1.19%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.85%) Debian
12 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.34%) Android
13 2 (0.34%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.17%) SUSE
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (16.10%) Presales
2 86 (14.58%) Load Balancing
3 71 (12.03%) ITIL
4 65 (11.02%) Network Monitoring
4 65 (11.02%) Technical Architecture
5 59 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (8.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 48 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (7.46%) Information Security
9 42 (7.12%) Project Management
10 40 (6.78%) Analytics
10 40 (6.78%) Network Management
11 39 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 38 (6.44%) IT Strategy
13 35 (5.93%) Migration
14 34 (5.76%) Business Continuity
15 31 (5.25%) Network Architecture
16 30 (5.08%) Service Delivery
17 28 (4.75%) Incident Management
18 27 (4.58%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.36%) SQL
2 54 (9.15%) Python
3 32 (5.42%) PowerShell
4 25 (4.24%) Java
5 24 (4.07%) Perl
6 18 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.88%) C
8 11 (1.86%) C#
9 9 (1.53%) Ruby
10 8 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.19%) Go
12 6 (1.02%) PHP
13 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.85%) C++
14 3 (0.51%) Java 8
14 3 (0.51%) Scala
14 3 (0.51%) VB
15 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 270 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (36.10%) CCNP
3 131 (22.20%) CCNA
4 108 (18.31%) CCIE
5 82 (13.90%) Degree
6 51 (8.64%) Security Cleared
7 43 (7.29%) CCDP
8 33 (5.59%) SC Cleared
9 32 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (4.92%) CISSP
10 29 (4.92%) DV Cleared
11 27 (4.58%) CCIE Service Provider
12 26 (4.41%) CCIE Data Center
12 26 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (4.07%) CCSE
14 23 (3.90%) JNCIP
15 22 (3.73%) MCSE
16 20 (3.39%) VCAP
17 17 (2.88%) EMC Certification
18 16 (2.71%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.05%) GDPR
4 17 (2.88%) COBIT
5 9 (1.53%) SLA
6 7 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.85%) PMO
8 4 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.34%) COSO
10 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.17%) QA
10 1 (0.17%) RMADS
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (12.71%) Active Directory
3 31 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.54%) vSphere
6 14 (2.37%) VMware NSX
7 12 (2.03%) Docker
7 12 (2.03%) ProxySG
8 11 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.85%) Snort
10 3 (0.51%) HDFS
10 3 (0.51%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 3 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (4.58%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (3.22%) Puppet
3 17 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (2.71%) Ansible
5 14 (2.37%) SCOM
6 13 (2.20%) Kubernetes
6 13 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.03%) Nessus
7 12 (2.03%) QRadar
8 10 (1.69%) Salt
9 8 (1.36%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.36%) Grafana
10 7 (1.19%) FortiGate
10 7 (1.19%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.02%) Cisco CME
12 5 (0.85%) Nagios
12 5 (0.85%) SCCM
12 5 (0.85%) SCSM
12 5 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 368 (62.37%) Cisco
2 139 (23.56%) VMware
3 128 (21.69%) F5
4 101 (17.12%) CheckPoint
5 98 (16.61%) Juniper
6 94 (15.93%) Microsoft
7 58 (9.83%) Splunk
8 52 (8.81%) Dell
9 50 (8.47%) Palo Alto
10 48 (8.14%) EMC
11 45 (7.63%) NetApp
12 40 (6.78%) SolarWinds
13 35 (5.93%) Fortinet
13 35 (5.93%) HP
14 29 (4.92%) Google
15 28 (4.75%) Citrix
16 26 (4.41%) Mitel
17 21 (3.56%) Aruba
17 21 (3.56%) Nokia
17 21 (3.56%) Oracle