Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 484 532
Rank change year-on-year -10 +48 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 925 1042 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 798 803 920
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 146990 160782 182656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.94% 89.24% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116515 135101 151697
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +30 398 £62,500 +4.17% 18
South East -35 237 £55,000 - 6
North of England +60 143 £50,000 +16.28% 7
North West +39 96 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Midlands +53 77 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +36 69 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England -41 47 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West -2 45 £40,000 -26.94% 4
Yorkshire +35 42 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Midlands +35 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North East +22 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 560 (60.54%) Cisco
2 455 (49.19%) Firewall
3 403 (43.57%) Cisco Certification
4 306 (33.08%) CCNP
5 299 (32.32%) WAN
6 297 (32.11%) Juniper
7 296 (32.00%) BGP
8 277 (29.95%) OSPF
9 263 (28.43%) MPLS
10 245 (26.49%) LAN
11 229 (24.76%) Linux
12 223 (24.11%) VPN
13 213 (23.03%) Data Centre
14 182 (19.68%) Network Security
15 168 (18.16%) TCP/IP
16 160 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
17 156 (16.86%) VMware
18 152 (16.43%) CheckPoint
19 151 (16.32%) CCIE
20 149 (16.11%) Finance
21 147 (15.89%) DNS
22 139 (15.03%) Cisco Nexus
22 139 (15.03%) Palo Alto
23 130 (14.05%) Wireless
24 128 (13.84%) Microsoft
25 124 (13.41%) CCNA
26 122 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
27 121 (13.08%) Telecoms
27 121 (13.08%) Load Balancing
28 117 (12.65%) Windows

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 28 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (1.30%) Confluence
3 11 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (0.76%) Apache
4 7 (0.76%) IIS
4 7 (0.76%) SAS
4 7 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.65%) Smallworld
6 5 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.54%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (2.05%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 102 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.22%) IaaS
4 25 (2.70%) SaaS
5 20 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (2.16%) Office 365
6 19 (2.05%) Amazon ELB
6 19 (2.05%) Amazon S3
6 19 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 17 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.19%) PaaS
9 8 (0.86%) Slack
10 5 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.22%) GitHub
12 2 (0.22%) Loggly
12 2 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.11%) Akamai
13 1 (0.11%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 455 (49.19%) Firewall
2 299 (32.32%) WAN
3 296 (32.00%) BGP
4 277 (29.95%) OSPF
5 263 (28.43%) MPLS
6 245 (26.49%) LAN
7 223 (24.11%) VPN
8 182 (19.68%) Network Security
9 168 (18.16%) TCP/IP
10 160 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
11 147 (15.89%) DNS
12 139 (15.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 130 (14.05%) Wireless
14 107 (11.57%) VLAN
15 102 (11.03%) IPsec
16 98 (10.59%) DHCP
17 95 (10.27%) Multicast
18 92 (9.95%) Cisco IOS
19 83 (8.97%) Junos
20 75 (8.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.95%) MySQL
1 18 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.08%) Hadoop
3 7 (0.76%) Big Data
3 7 (0.76%) GIS
3 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.54%) OLAP
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.32%) Redis
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.22%) HBase
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (2.27%) Subversion
2 19 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.51%) JIRA
4 13 (1.41%) Maven
5 10 (1.08%) JUnit
5 10 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.43%) ERwin
8 3 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.22%) Grunt
9 2 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.22%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 149 (16.11%) Finance
2 121 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.57%) Banking
4 32 (3.46%) Legal
5 26 (2.81%) Games
6 24 (2.59%) Law
7 18 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.41%) Front Office
9 10 (1.08%) Back Office
9 10 (1.08%) Marketing
10 9 (0.97%) Billing
11 8 (0.86%) Retail
12 6 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.32%) Automotive
13 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Local Government
14 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 443 (47.89%) Network Engineer
2 144 (15.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 125 (13.51%) Architect
4 108 (11.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 100 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 66 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 65 (7.03%) Network Design Engineer
8 64 (6.92%) Consultant
9 63 (6.81%) Analyst
9 63 (6.81%) IP Engineer
9 63 (6.81%) IP Network Engineer
10 55 (5.95%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 54 (5.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 52 (5.62%) Network Architect
13 44 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (4.76%) IT Engineer
14 43 (4.65%) Security Engineer
15 42 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
16 41 (4.43%) Juniper Engineer
16 41 (4.43%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.22%) Web Services
2 24 (2.59%) 802.1X
3 23 (2.49%) Middleware
4 19 (2.05%) .NET
5 16 (1.73%) FIX Protocol
6 15 (1.62%) CSS
6 15 (1.62%) SOAP
6 15 (1.62%) XML
7 14 (1.51%) HTML
8 11 (1.19%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.19%) JSON
8 11 (1.19%) Node.js
8 11 (1.19%) RESTful
9 9 (0.97%) JSP
9 9 (0.97%) XSD
9 9 (0.97%) XSLT
10 8 (0.86%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.86%) JMS
11 5 (0.54%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 213 (23.03%) Data Centre
2 58 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.43%) PKI
5 38 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.92%) Eurex
7 23 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 18 (1.95%) Smartphone
10 15 (1.62%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.30%) User Experience
13 11 (1.19%) IVR
13 11 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
14 9 (0.97%) AS400
14 9 (0.97%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.97%) FlexPod
14 9 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.86%) iPad
16 7 (0.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 229 (24.76%) Linux
2 117 (12.65%) Windows
3 78 (8.43%) Unix
4 51 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.95%) Android
7 18 (1.95%) Solaris
7 18 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.97%) AIX
9 8 (0.86%) CentOS
9 8 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.32%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.32%) Debian
11 3 (0.32%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (13.08%) Load Balancing
2 116 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (12.54%) ITIL
3 95 (10.27%) Project Management
4 79 (8.54%) Penetration Testing
5 73 (7.89%) SIEM
6 71 (7.68%) Cybersecurity
7 58 (6.27%) Network Management
8 56 (6.05%) Presales
9 55 (5.95%) Information Security
10 52 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 51 (5.51%) Change Management
11 51 (5.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 50 (5.41%) Mentoring
13 44 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
14 42 (4.54%) Network Monitoring
15 41 (4.43%) Migration
15 41 (4.43%) Network Architecture
16 39 (4.22%) High Availability
16 39 (4.22%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.03%) Python
2 58 (6.27%) Java
3 43 (4.65%) Bash Shell
3 43 (4.65%) C
4 32 (3.46%) Perl
5 22 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 20 (2.16%) SQL
7 11 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.76%) C++
10 6 (0.65%) Groovy
10 6 (0.65%) Scala
11 5 (0.54%) PHP
12 4 (0.43%) Ruby
13 3 (0.32%) C#
13 3 (0.32%) Go
14 1 (0.11%) C-shell
14 1 (0.11%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.11%) Korn
14 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 403 (43.57%) Cisco Certification
2 306 (33.08%) CCNP
3 151 (16.32%) CCIE
4 124 (13.41%) CCNA
5 111 (12.00%) Degree
6 89 (9.62%) JNCIP
7 82 (8.86%) Security Cleared
8 62 (6.70%) DV Cleared
9 61 (6.59%) CCDP
10 43 (4.65%) SC Cleared
11 33 (3.57%) CCIP
12 30 (3.24%) CCSE
13 29 (3.14%) CISSP
14 28 (3.03%) CCDA
15 22 (2.38%) CCSA
16 21 (2.27%) JNCIA
17 20 (2.16%) JNCIS
18 17 (1.84%) CISM
18 17 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.35%) SLA
2 40 (4.32%) QA
3 30 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.65%) COBIT
7 6 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.65%) NEBOSH
8 4 (0.43%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.43%) RMADS
9 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.22%) 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%) MISRA
11 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 122 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 49 (5.30%) Xen
4 48 (5.19%) KVM
5 35 (3.78%) Hyper-V
6 32 (3.46%) ProxySG
7 23 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.30%) vSphere
9 6 (0.65%) Docker
9 6 (0.65%) iptables
9 6 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.43%) Firmware
11 3 (0.32%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.32%) XenApp
12 2 (0.22%) HDFS
12 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.11%) BIND 9
13 1 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (4.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 29 (3.14%) FortiGate
3 27 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (1.30%) SCCM
5 11 (1.19%) Ansible
6 10 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.86%) Nagios
7 8 (0.86%) Puppet
8 7 (0.76%) Cacti
8 7 (0.76%) SCOM
9 6 (0.65%) OpenView
10 5 (0.54%) CSIRT
10 5 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.54%) SELinux
10 5 (0.54%) WSUS
11 4 (0.43%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.43%) QRadar
12 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 560 (60.54%) Cisco
2 297 (32.11%) Juniper
3 156 (16.86%) VMware
4 152 (16.43%) CheckPoint
5 139 (15.03%) Palo Alto
6 128 (13.84%) Microsoft
7 87 (9.41%) F5
8 73 (7.89%) SolarWinds
9 55 (5.95%) HP
10 48 (5.19%) Citrix
11 44 (4.76%) Blue Coat
12 35 (3.78%) NetApp
13 34 (3.68%) Oracle
14 28 (3.03%) Arista
15 24 (2.59%) Fortinet
16 18 (1.95%) Riverbed
17 17 (1.84%) Forcepoint
18 15 (1.62%) Meraki
18 15 (1.62%) Mitel
19 14 (1.51%) Aruba