The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 -  
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.00% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £71,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 714 1035 802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.81% 90.87% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 585 895 713
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £29,590
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Network Design as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Kent

Network Design
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Network Design in Kent

Network Design
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 8 - -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 30 (85.71%) WAN
3 28 (80.00%) LAN
3 28 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 28 (80.00%) Firewall
4 27 (77.14%) Wireless
5 26 (74.29%) DNS
5 26 (74.29%) DHCP
5 26 (74.29%) SNMP
5 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
5 26 (74.29%) Mitel
6 22 (62.86%) Data Centre
7 17 (48.57%) MPLS
7 17 (48.57%) IPsec
8 15 (42.86%) DPNSS
8 15 (42.86%) QSIG
8 15 (42.86%) 802.11
8 15 (42.86%) 802.1X
8 15 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
8 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (42.86%) Network Security
9 12 (34.29%) Riverbed
9 12 (34.29%) HP
10 11 (31.43%) WLAN
10 11 (31.43%) .NET
10 11 (31.43%) IIS
10 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
10 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (31.43%) Telepresence

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 11 (31.43%) IIS
1 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) WAN
2 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 28 (80.00%) LAN
3 27 (77.14%) Wireless
4 26 (74.29%) DHCP
4 26 (74.29%) DNS
4 26 (74.29%) SNMP
5 17 (48.57%) IPsec
5 17 (48.57%) MPLS
6 15 (42.86%) 802.11
6 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (42.86%) DPNSS
6 15 (42.86%) Network Security
6 15 (42.86%) QSIG
7 11 (31.43%) Cisco IPT
7 11 (31.43%) IP Telephony
7 11 (31.43%) Telepresence
7 11 (31.43%) WLAN
8 7 (20.00%) VXLAN
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) 802.1X
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (2.86%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) CCNP
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCDA
2 2 (5.71%) CCDP
2 2 (5.71%) CCIE
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) CCSA
2 2 (5.71%) CCSE
2 2 (5.71%) CCSP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 11 (31.43%) Virtual Servers
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 28 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
3 26 (74.29%) Mitel
4 12 (34.29%) HP
4 12 (34.29%) Riverbed
5 11 (31.43%) Siemens
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.86%) Aruba
7 1 (2.86%) F5