The median annual salary for a Network Design Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 870 941
Rank change year-on-year +63 +71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 63 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.044% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.045% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 45
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £44,000 £41,588
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.08% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Network Design Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 27 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 3 months to 23 June 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
England +70 60 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South East +68 26 £63,000 +5.00% 3
London +14 14 £72,500 +7.40%
Hampshire - 12 £47,750 -
Basingstoke - 10 £47,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £67,500 -
South West +17 9 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Devon - 8 £62,500 -
West Midlands +18 5 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Shropshire - 4 £55,000 -
Telford - 4 £55,000 -
Scotland +16 3 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester -17 3 - -
North West -43 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £61,000 - 1
Salford - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £56,250 -
City of London +23 1 £85,000 +54.54%
Berkshire +20 1 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £42,000 -23.63% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £67,500 - 1
Corsham - 1 £42,000 -
Chalfont St Giles - 1 £65,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Network Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 89 (96.74%) Network Design
2 79 (85.87%) Cisco
3 60 (65.22%) BGP
4 57 (61.96%) OSPF
5 55 (59.78%) Firewall
6 49 (53.26%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (51.09%) Juniper
8 40 (43.48%) CCNP
9 36 (39.13%) CCIE
10 35 (38.04%) LAN
10 35 (38.04%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (29.35%) WAN
12 25 (27.17%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (21.74%) VPN
14 20 (21.74%) Customer Requirements
15 19 (20.65%) Software-Defined Networking
15 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
15 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
15 19 (20.65%) Wireless
15 19 (20.65%) MPLS
15 19 (20.65%) Multicast
15 19 (20.65%) IGMP
16 17 (18.48%) VLAN
16 17 (18.48%) F5
17 16 (17.39%) Finance
18 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
18 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
18 15 (16.30%) Junos

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 5 (5.43%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (65.22%) BGP
2 57 (61.96%) OSPF
3 55 (59.78%) Firewall
4 35 (38.04%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (38.04%) LAN
5 27 (29.35%) WAN
6 25 (27.17%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (21.74%) VPN
8 19 (20.65%) IGMP
8 19 (20.65%) MPLS
8 19 (20.65%) Multicast
8 19 (20.65%) Software-Defined Networking
8 19 (20.65%) Wireless
9 17 (18.48%) VLAN
10 15 (16.30%) Junos
11 10 (10.87%) IPv4
11 10 (10.87%) IPv6
12 5 (5.43%) VoIP
13 3 (3.26%) Network Security
14 2 (2.17%) HSRP
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Unix
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (96.74%) Network Design
2 20 (21.74%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (10.87%) DDoS Mitigation
3 10 (10.87%) High Availability
3 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.43%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (5.43%) Migration
4 5 (5.43%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (5.43%) Workflow
5 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 4 (4.35%) Time Management
6 3 (3.26%) ITIL
6 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.17%) Change Management
7 2 (2.17%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.17%) Presales
7 2 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) Perl
1 2 (2.17%) Python
1 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (53.26%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (43.48%) CCNP
3 36 (39.13%) CCIE
4 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.78%) JNCIS
6 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.70%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.52%) CCNA
8 4 (4.35%) Degree
8 4 (4.35%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.09%) CCDP
9 1 (1.09%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.09%) CCIP
9 1 (1.09%) CCSA
9 1 (1.09%) CCSP
9 1 (1.09%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 79 (85.87%) Cisco
2 47 (51.09%) Juniper
3 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (18.48%) F5
5 11 (11.96%) Fortinet
6 10 (10.87%) Huawei
7 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.61%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.43%) McAfee
9 5 (5.43%) Nokia
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle
9 5 (5.43%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.17%) BT
10 2 (2.17%) HP
10 2 (2.17%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.17%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.09%) Citrix
11 1 (1.09%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.09%) Meraki
11 1 (1.09%) ZyXEL
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago