Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1090 1139 1102
Rank change year-on-year +49 -37 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 28 41 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.025% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 74
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -23.64% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,875 £40,000 £42,875
90th Percentile £67,000 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 143,426 166,518 170,931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114,631 135,294 142,300
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Network Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Network Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
England +64 22 £52,500 - 9
UK excluding London +47 16 £50,000 -4.76% 9
London +59 11 £52,500 -19.23% 2
South East +37 7 £38,750 -7.74% 4
Scotland +6 6 £50,000 -4.76%
South West +14 3 £60,000 -7.69% 3

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Network Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (60.71%) CCNP
4 15 (53.57%) Network Design
5 14 (50.00%) F5
6 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
7 12 (42.86%) MPLS
8 10 (35.71%) WAN
9 9 (32.14%) VPN
9 9 (32.14%) VMware
9 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) Network Security
11 7 (25.00%) Degree
11 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (21.43%) vCenter Server
12 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (21.43%) Change Management
12 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 6 (21.43%) LAN
12 6 (21.43%) Juniper
12 6 (21.43%) IPv4
13 5 (17.86%) CCNA
13 5 (17.86%) CCDP
13 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
14 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) MPLS
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) Network Security
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (21.43%) IPv4
7 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) FabricPath
9 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.71%) VoIP
10 2 (7.14%) BGP
10 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (7.14%) IPsec
10 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
10 2 (7.14%) OSPF
11 1 (3.57%) 4G
11 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Network Design
2 6 (21.43%) Change Management
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) SIEM
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CCNP
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) CCDP
5 5 (17.86%) CCNA
6 3 (10.71%) CCIE
7 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) vCenter Server
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) F5
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) ForeScout
8 1 (3.57%) BT
8 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint