Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 261 399
Rank change year-on-year -93 +138 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 211 401 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 1.16% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.32% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 180 272 250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,725 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,775 £78,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26767 30310 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.42% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22046 25151 30804
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the South East

Network Design
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Design in the South East

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in the South East

Network Design
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -59 105 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Berkshire -61 51 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Hampshire +35 50 £50,250 -1.47% 1
Oxfordshire +15 33 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Surrey -50 29 £46,250 +15.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 22 £67,500 -6.90% 1
West Sussex -14 19 £57,500 +12.20% 1
Middlesex - 5 £40,000 -
Kent -19 3 £32,000 -44.35%
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 121 (57.35%) Cisco
2 101 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (36.02%) Firewall
3 76 (36.02%) OSPF
3 76 (36.02%) CCNP
4 75 (35.55%) BGP
5 70 (33.18%) MPLS
6 63 (29.86%) Juniper
6 63 (29.86%) Data Centre
7 62 (29.38%) VPN
8 56 (26.54%) LAN
9 55 (26.07%) Telecoms
10 53 (25.12%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (24.64%) Linux
12 51 (24.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 48 (22.75%) CCIE
14 46 (21.80%) Security Cleared
15 45 (21.33%) WAN
16 42 (19.91%) Ethernet
17 38 (18.01%) F5
18 37 (17.54%) Load Balancing
19 36 (17.06%) Wireless
20 34 (16.11%) ITIL
21 33 (15.64%) DV Cleared
22 32 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
22 32 (15.17%) IPsec
23 31 (14.69%) TCP/IP
24 29 (13.74%) Palo Alto
24 29 (13.74%) DNS
25 28 (13.27%) SSL

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (2.84%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.64%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (6.16%) Amazon ELB
3 13 (6.16%) Amazon S3
3 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.90%) SaaS
5 3 (1.42%) IaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.95%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (36.02%) Firewall
1 76 (36.02%) OSPF
2 75 (35.55%) BGP
3 70 (33.18%) MPLS
4 62 (29.38%) VPN
5 56 (26.54%) LAN
6 53 (25.12%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (24.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 45 (21.33%) WAN
9 42 (19.91%) Ethernet
10 36 (17.06%) Wireless
11 32 (15.17%) IPsec
12 31 (14.69%) TCP/IP
13 29 (13.74%) DNS
14 28 (13.27%) SSL
15 26 (12.32%) Junos
15 26 (12.32%) Network Security
16 24 (11.37%) VLAN
17 22 (10.43%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (9.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (26.07%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.11%) Billing
3 8 (3.79%) Finance
4 7 (3.32%) Marketing
5 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 91 (43.13%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.22%) IP Engineer
3 28 (13.27%) Architect
3 28 (13.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (12.32%) Design Engineer
5 25 (11.85%) Network Design Engineer
6 24 (11.37%) IP Network Engineer
6 24 (11.37%) Network Architect
7 21 (9.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 20 (9.48%) Juniper Engineer
9 17 (8.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 17 (8.06%) RAN Engineer
10 16 (7.58%) Consultant
11 15 (7.11%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (7.11%) Network Design Architect
11 15 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (6.64%) AWS DevOps
12 14 (6.64%) Core Network Engineer
12 14 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.69%) Web Services
2 7 (3.32%) Middleware
3 4 (1.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.86%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.64%) Smartphone
4 13 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.16%) FlexPod
4 13 (6.16%) PKI
5 11 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.21%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.42%) CESG
6 3 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.64%) Linux
2 27 (12.80%) Unix
3 14 (6.64%) Android
4 11 (5.21%) Windows
5 8 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.37%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) Load Balancing
2 34 (16.11%) ITIL
3 20 (9.48%) Time Management
4 19 (9.00%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (9.00%) Presales
4 19 (9.00%) Project Management
4 19 (9.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (8.06%) Migration
5 17 (8.06%) Operations Management
6 16 (7.58%) ITIL V3
6 16 (7.58%) Performance Management
7 15 (7.11%) DevOps
8 14 (6.64%) Business Continuity
8 14 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.64%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.16%) Information Management
9 13 (6.16%) Line Management
9 13 (6.16%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.37%) C
2 8 (3.79%) Python
3 7 (3.32%) SQL
4 5 (2.37%) Java
5 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (36.02%) CCNP
3 48 (22.75%) CCIE
4 46 (21.80%) Security Cleared
5 33 (15.64%) DV Cleared
6 25 (11.85%) SC Cleared
7 21 (9.95%) JNCIP
8 18 (8.53%) Degree
9 11 (5.21%) CCDP
10 8 (3.79%) JNCIE
11 6 (2.84%) CCIP
11 6 (2.84%) CCNA
12 5 (2.37%) CCDE
13 4 (1.90%) CCDA
13 4 (1.90%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (1.42%) CLAS
15 2 (0.95%) CCIE Service Provider
15 2 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) SLA
2 13 (6.16%) QA
3 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (11.85%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (5.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.37%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Cacti
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (57.35%) Cisco
2 63 (29.86%) Juniper
3 38 (18.01%) F5
4 29 (13.74%) Palo Alto
5 28 (13.27%) SolarWinds
6 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
7 19 (9.00%) CheckPoint
8 16 (7.58%) HP
9 15 (7.11%) Brocade
10 14 (6.64%) Aruba
11 13 (6.16%) Fortinet
11 13 (6.16%) Meraki
11 13 (6.16%) Sourcefire
12 11 (5.21%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (4.27%) Forcepoint
14 8 (3.79%) VMware
15 7 (3.32%) Blue Coat
16 6 (2.84%) Avaya
17 4 (1.90%) Citrix
17 4 (1.90%) Extreme Networks