Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 420 471
Rank change year-on-year -30 +51 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 564 714 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.58% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.74% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 476 493 568
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,184 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86097 96858 110040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 88.76% 88.37% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 69755 78910 89530
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £64,750
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 the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the UK excluding London

Network Design
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Network Design in the UK excluding London

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in the UK excluding London

Network Design
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 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
South East -32 237 £55,000 - 5
North of England +63 142 £50,000 +16.28% 7
North West +64 97 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Midlands +40 77 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +20 69 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England -37 48 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West 0 45 £40,000 -26.61% 3
Yorkshire +23 40 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Scotland -18 35 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +34 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North East +25 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Wales -2 3 £34,000 -24.44%
Northern Ireland -20 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 332 (58.87%) Cisco
2 256 (45.39%) Cisco Certification
3 241 (42.73%) Firewall
4 195 (34.57%) CCNP
5 179 (31.74%) BGP
6 177 (31.38%) OSPF
7 166 (29.43%) MPLS
8 155 (27.48%) WAN
9 149 (26.42%) Juniper
10 147 (26.06%) LAN
10 147 (26.06%) Data Centre
11 134 (23.76%) Network Security
12 130 (23.05%) VPN
13 110 (19.50%) CCIE
14 108 (19.15%) Linux
15 101 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 95 (16.84%) ITIL
17 94 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
18 91 (16.13%) CheckPoint
19 84 (14.89%) DNS
19 84 (14.89%) Wireless
20 81 (14.36%) Telecoms
21 79 (14.01%) Security Cleared
22 78 (13.83%) Palo Alto
23 76 (13.48%) Load Balancing
24 74 (13.12%) Amazon AWS
25 73 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
26 66 (11.70%) VLAN
26 66 (11.70%) Unix
26 66 (11.70%) Windows

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 17 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.71%) IIS
5 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 8 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.95%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (13.12%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.03%) IaaS
4 22 (3.90%) SaaS
5 20 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
6 19 (3.37%) Amazon S3
6 19 (3.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (1.95%) Office 365
8 10 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.24%) PaaS
10 5 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 241 (42.73%) Firewall
2 179 (31.74%) BGP
3 177 (31.38%) OSPF
4 166 (29.43%) MPLS
5 155 (27.48%) WAN
6 147 (26.06%) LAN
7 134 (23.76%) Network Security
8 130 (23.05%) VPN
9 101 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 94 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 84 (14.89%) DNS
11 84 (14.89%) Wireless
12 66 (11.70%) VLAN
13 64 (11.35%) TCP/IP
14 54 (9.57%) DHCP
15 53 (9.40%) Junos
16 50 (8.87%) Ethernet
17 39 (6.91%) IPsec
18 38 (6.74%) Wi-Fi
19 37 (6.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) GIS
6 1 (0.18%) MySQL
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.71%) ERwin
4 2 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 81 (14.36%) Telecoms
2 42 (7.45%) Finance
3 26 (4.61%) Legal
4 9 (1.60%) Billing
5 7 (1.24%) Marketing
6 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.06%) Retail
7 4 (0.71%) Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Automotive
8 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 261 (46.28%) Network Engineer
2 104 (18.44%) Architect
3 77 (13.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 62 (10.99%) Design Engineer
5 59 (10.46%) Cisco Engineer
5 59 (10.46%) Network Design Engineer
6 54 (9.57%) Network Architect
7 53 (9.40%) IP Engineer
8 52 (9.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 50 (8.87%) IP Network Engineer
10 49 (8.69%) Consultant
11 33 (5.85%) IP Design Engineer
11 33 (5.85%) Juniper Engineer
11 33 (5.85%) Network Consultant
12 30 (5.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 28 (4.96%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 27 (4.79%) Analyst
14 27 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
15 23 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.37%) Web Services
2 17 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.42%) Middleware
4 7 (1.24%) JSP
4 7 (1.24%) RESTful
4 7 (1.24%) SOAP
4 7 (1.24%) XML
4 7 (1.24%) XSD
4 7 (1.24%) XSLT
5 6 (1.06%) JMS
6 5 (0.89%) JSON
6 5 (0.89%) WAP
7 4 (0.71%) J2EE
7 4 (0.71%) Servlets
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 147 (26.06%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.90%) PKI
5 18 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.19%) Smartphone
6 12 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.95%) Mobile Computing
8 10 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.60%) FlexPod
9 9 (1.60%) User Experience
10 8 (1.42%) iPad
11 7 (1.24%) AS400
11 7 (1.24%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.71%) FMCG
14 3 (0.53%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (19.15%) Linux
2 66 (11.70%) Unix
2 66 (11.70%) Windows
3 46 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.19%) Android
5 17 (3.01%) Ubuntu
6 16 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.24%) AIX
10 7 (1.24%) Solaris
11 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) Debian
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (16.84%) ITIL
2 76 (13.48%) Load Balancing
3 62 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
4 58 (10.28%) Project Management
5 53 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
6 41 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (6.74%) SIEM
8 34 (6.03%) Network Management
8 34 (6.03%) Presales
9 33 (5.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 32 (5.67%) TOGAF
11 31 (5.50%) Mentoring
12 30 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (4.96%) Change Management
14 27 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 26 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (4.61%) Network Architecture
16 25 (4.43%) Capacity Management
16 25 (4.43%) Migration
17 24 (4.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.38%) C
2 24 (4.26%) Python
3 19 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.19%) Shell Script
5 15 (2.66%) Java
6 9 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.24%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.06%) Perl
9 5 (0.89%) SQL
10 4 (0.71%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 256 (45.39%) Cisco Certification
2 195 (34.57%) CCNP
3 110 (19.50%) CCIE
4 79 (14.01%) Security Cleared
5 59 (10.46%) DV Cleared
5 59 (10.46%) JNCIP
6 53 (9.40%) CCNA
7 49 (8.69%) Degree
8 43 (7.62%) SC Cleared
9 39 (6.91%) CCDP
10 26 (4.61%) CISSP
11 15 (2.66%) JNCIE
12 14 (2.48%) CCSE
13 13 (2.30%) CCDA
13 13 (2.30%) CCDE
13 13 (2.30%) JNCIS
14 12 (2.13%) CCIP
15 10 (1.77%) JNCIA
16 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (1.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.96%) SLA
2 18 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.48%) QA
4 10 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (1.06%) COBIT
7 4 (0.71%) NIST 800
7 4 (0.71%) RMADS
8 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.18%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.18%) MISRA
9 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.85%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.90%) ProxySG
5 11 (1.95%) vSphere
6 7 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
2 20 (3.55%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.48%) Ansible
3 14 (2.48%) SolarWinds Orion
4 12 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.13%) Puppet
5 4 (0.71%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.71%) SCCM
6 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.53%) SmoothWall
7 2 (0.35%) Nessus
7 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.35%) WSUS
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 332 (58.87%) Cisco
2 149 (26.42%) Juniper
3 91 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 78 (13.83%) Palo Alto
5 60 (10.64%) F5
6 52 (9.22%) Microsoft
6 52 (9.22%) VMware
7 38 (6.74%) Blue Coat
8 32 (5.67%) SolarWinds
9 25 (4.43%) HP
10 24 (4.26%) Fortinet
11 15 (2.66%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.48%) Avaya
12 14 (2.48%) Citrix
12 14 (2.48%) Oracle
13 13 (2.30%) Brocade
14 12 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
14 12 (2.13%) CyberArk
14 12 (2.13%) Varonis
15 11 (1.95%) Aruba