Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 461 514
Rank change year-on-year -57 +53 +33
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 882 1101 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.69% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 732 857 966
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.91% -3.81%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -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 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -27 381 £63,500 +10.43% 19
South East -91 214 £55,000 - 10
North of England +33 136 £52,500 +40.00% 7
North West +16 84 £47,750 +27.33% 5
Midlands +54 81 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Midlands +30 75 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England -8 57 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +19 46 £55,000 +27.91% 2
South West -11 37 £40,000 -26.61% 5
North East - 6 £52,500 -
East Midlands +34 3 £23,500 -47.78% 1
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 537 (60.88%) Cisco
2 426 (48.30%) Firewall
3 393 (44.56%) Cisco Certification
4 292 (33.11%) WAN
5 288 (32.65%) CCNP
6 270 (30.61%) BGP
7 262 (29.71%) MPLS
8 249 (28.23%) OSPF
8 249 (28.23%) Juniper
9 238 (26.98%) LAN
10 222 (25.17%) VPN
11 200 (22.68%) Linux
12 196 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 189 (21.43%) Network Security
14 165 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
15 158 (17.91%) TCP/IP
16 153 (17.35%) CCIE
17 143 (16.21%) CheckPoint
17 143 (16.21%) VMware
18 141 (15.99%) Wireless
19 138 (15.65%) Finance
20 136 (15.42%) CCNA
21 133 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
22 127 (14.40%) DNS
23 126 (14.29%) Degree
24 120 (13.61%) ITIL
25 116 (13.15%) Windows
26 114 (12.93%) Palo Alto
27 113 (12.81%) Microsoft
28 112 (12.70%) Load Balancing

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 29 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.93%) Confluence
3 15 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.02%) Apache
6 9 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.91%) SAS
8 7 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.68%) IIS
9 6 (0.68%) Smallworld
9 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (1.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.97%) IaaS
4 25 (2.83%) SaaS
5 18 (2.04%) Office 365
6 14 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (1.47%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (1.13%) PaaS
9 9 (1.02%) Slack
10 5 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.34%) Loggly
12 3 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.23%) Akamai
13 2 (0.23%) Cloudflare
14 1 (0.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 426 (48.30%) Firewall
2 292 (33.11%) WAN
3 270 (30.61%) BGP
4 262 (29.71%) MPLS
5 249 (28.23%) OSPF
6 238 (26.98%) LAN
7 222 (25.17%) VPN
8 189 (21.43%) Network Security
9 165 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
10 158 (17.91%) TCP/IP
11 141 (15.99%) Wireless
12 133 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 127 (14.40%) DNS
14 103 (11.68%) IPsec
14 103 (11.68%) VLAN
15 87 (9.86%) DHCP
16 80 (9.07%) EIGRP
17 79 (8.96%) Multicast
18 78 (8.84%) Cisco IOS
19 76 (8.62%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.93%) MySQL
3 14 (1.59%) Big Data
4 11 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.79%) GIS
7 7 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.68%) OLAP
8 6 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.45%) Redis
9 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.34%) HBase
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (3.40%) Subversion
2 28 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.27%) JIRA
4 18 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.70%) Maven
6 12 (1.36%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.25%) JUnit
8 6 (0.68%) ERwin
9 4 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.34%) Grunt
10 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.11%) CodeSonar
11 1 (0.11%) git-flow
11 1 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.11%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.11%) Selenium
11 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 138 (15.65%) Finance
2 108 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.51%) Legal
4 23 (2.61%) Banking
5 19 (2.15%) Law
6 18 (2.04%) Retail
7 17 (1.93%) Games
8 15 (1.70%) Billing
9 14 (1.59%) Marketing
10 13 (1.47%) Front Office
11 12 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.13%) Back Office
13 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
15 3 (0.34%) Local Government
16 2 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.23%) Electronics
16 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 366 (41.50%) Network Engineer
2 136 (15.42%) Architect
3 131 (14.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 98 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 91 (10.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 72 (8.16%) Analyst
7 64 (7.26%) Consultant
7 64 (7.26%) Network Architect
8 49 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 48 (5.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 47 (5.33%) IP Network Engineer
11 46 (5.22%) IP Engineer
12 45 (5.10%) Design Engineer
12 45 (5.10%) Network Design Engineer
13 42 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
14 39 (4.42%) IT Engineer
15 38 (4.31%) Juniper Engineer
16 36 (4.08%) Security Engineer
17 34 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
17 34 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.85%) Web Services
2 28 (3.17%) 802.1X
3 27 (3.06%) .NET
4 23 (2.61%) Middleware
5 22 (2.49%) CSS
5 22 (2.49%) HTML
6 20 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 20 (2.27%) ASP.NET
7 19 (2.15%) Node.js
8 17 (1.93%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (1.70%) SOAP
10 14 (1.59%) XML
11 12 (1.36%) JSON
12 9 (1.02%) RESTful
13 7 (0.79%) JMS
13 7 (0.79%) JSP
13 7 (0.79%) LAMP
13 7 (0.79%) XSD
13 7 (0.79%) XSLT
14 6 (0.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 196 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.85%) PKI
6 27 (3.06%) Eurex
7 23 (2.61%) Public Cloud
8 21 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (1.81%) Private Cloud
10 15 (1.70%) IVR
10 15 (1.70%) Smartphone
10 15 (1.70%) User Experience
11 13 (1.47%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.47%) FlexPod
11 13 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
12 12 (1.36%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.91%) iPad
14 7 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 200 (22.68%) Linux
2 116 (13.15%) Windows
3 66 (7.48%) Unix
4 54 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 31 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.81%) Android
9 15 (1.70%) Solaris
10 10 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.79%) AIX
13 6 (0.68%) CentOS
14 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.34%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.34%) Debian
15 3 (0.34%) SUSE
16 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (13.61%) ITIL
2 112 (12.70%) Load Balancing
3 109 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (11.34%) Project Management
5 70 (7.94%) Presales
6 66 (7.48%) SIEM
7 63 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 60 (6.80%) Network Management
8 60 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
9 59 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 57 (6.46%) Information Security
11 54 (6.12%) Mentoring
12 51 (5.78%) Network Architecture
13 45 (5.10%) Migration
14 41 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
15 39 (4.42%) Change Management
15 39 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
15 39 (4.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 38 (4.31%) Performance Management
17 37 (4.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 64 (7.26%) Python
2 61 (6.92%) Java
3 42 (4.76%) C
4 39 (4.42%) Bash Shell
5 29 (3.29%) SQL
6 27 (3.06%) Perl
7 11 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.13%) C++
8 10 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.02%) Scala
10 7 (0.79%) PHP
11 6 (0.68%) Ruby
12 5 (0.57%) C#
13 4 (0.45%) Go
14 3 (0.34%) Groovy
15 1 (0.11%) C-shell
15 1 (0.11%) Korn
15 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 393 (44.56%) Cisco Certification
2 288 (32.65%) CCNP
3 153 (17.35%) CCIE
4 136 (15.42%) CCNA
5 126 (14.29%) Degree
6 81 (9.18%) JNCIP
7 72 (8.16%) Security Cleared
8 71 (8.05%) CCDP
9 50 (5.67%) DV Cleared
10 42 (4.76%) SC Cleared
11 32 (3.63%) CCIP
11 32 (3.63%) CISSP
12 31 (3.51%) CCSE
13 29 (3.29%) CCDA
14 25 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (2.38%) JNCIE
16 20 (2.27%) CISM
17 19 (2.15%) JNCIS
17 19 (2.15%) MCSE
18 16 (1.81%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.58%) SLA
2 41 (4.65%) QA
3 30 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.02%) COBIT
6 7 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.68%) NEBOSH
8 5 (0.57%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.45%) RMADS
9 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.11%) GDPR
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 107 (12.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.74%) KVM
3 33 (3.74%) Xen
4 30 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.72%) ProxySG
5 24 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.02%) iptables
6 9 (1.02%) vSphere
7 7 (0.79%) Docker
8 5 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.34%) HDFS
9 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.34%) XenApp
10 2 (0.23%) Corosync
10 2 (0.23%) NFS
10 2 (0.23%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (4.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 31 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
3 23 (2.61%) FortiGate
4 13 (1.47%) Ansible
4 13 (1.47%) Nagios
5 10 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (1.13%) Puppet
5 10 (1.13%) SCCM
6 9 (1.02%) SELinux
7 8 (0.91%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.91%) CSIRT
8 7 (0.79%) SCOM
9 6 (0.68%) Cacti
9 6 (0.68%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.57%) OpenView
10 5 (0.57%) QRadar
10 5 (0.57%) WSUS
11 4 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 537 (60.88%) Cisco
2 249 (28.23%) Juniper
3 143 (16.21%) CheckPoint
3 143 (16.21%) VMware
4 114 (12.93%) Palo Alto
5 113 (12.81%) Microsoft
6 101 (11.45%) F5
7 73 (8.28%) SolarWinds
8 48 (5.44%) HP
9 45 (5.10%) Oracle
10 37 (4.20%) Blue Coat
11 33 (3.74%) Citrix
12 32 (3.63%) Arista
12 32 (3.63%) NetApp
13 31 (3.51%) Fortinet
14 23 (2.61%) Avaya
15 20 (2.27%) Aruba
15 20 (2.27%) Meraki
15 20 (2.27%) Riverbed
15 20 (2.27%) TIBCO