Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Design Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1117 1124 1219
Rank change year-on-year +7 +95 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 60 98 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.052% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.053% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 50 82 79
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,550 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £77,375 £71,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% -0.91% +4.76%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 13 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 18 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
England -20 51 £65,000 -7.14% 3
UK excluding London +61 48 £55,000 +0.92% 2
South East +37 25 £50,000 -11.11%
London -38 11 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Scotland 0 8 £57,500 +3.60%
South West -10 6 £63,750 +16.97%
Midlands +29 5 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Midlands +19 5 £55,000 +57.14% 1
North of England 0 3 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Yorkshire +29 1 £36,500 -15.12% 1
East of England +7 1 £45,000 -30.77%
North West -23 1 - -
North East - 1 £52,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 57 (95.00%) Network Design
2 56 (93.33%) Cisco
3 42 (70.00%) BGP
4 39 (65.00%) OSPF
5 38 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (53.33%) Firewall
7 29 (48.33%) CCNP
8 28 (46.67%) Juniper
9 26 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (36.67%) CCIE
11 20 (33.33%) LAN
12 18 (30.00%) VPN
13 16 (26.67%) VLAN
14 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (21.67%) WAN
16 13 (21.67%) MPLS
17 12 (20.00%) IGMP
17 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 12 (20.00%) Junos
17 12 (20.00%) Multicast
18 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
19 10 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
19 10 (16.67%) CheckPoint
19 10 (16.67%) Fortinet
19 10 (16.67%) DV Cleared
19 10 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking

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 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (70.00%) BGP
2 39 (65.00%) OSPF
3 32 (53.33%) Firewall
4 26 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (33.33%) LAN
6 18 (30.00%) VPN
7 16 (26.67%) VLAN
8 14 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (21.67%) MPLS
9 13 (21.67%) WAN
10 12 (20.00%) IGMP
10 12 (20.00%) Junos
10 12 (20.00%) Multicast
11 10 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (13.33%) Network Security
12 8 (13.33%) Wireless
13 6 (10.00%) IPv4
13 6 (10.00%) IPv6
14 4 (6.67%) VoIP
15 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Arabic Language
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Local Government
2 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (95.00%) Network Design
2 10 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (10.00%) High Availability
4 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.33%) Time Management
4 5 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (8.33%) Workflow
5 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Change Control
7 2 (3.33%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 1 (1.67%) Business Development
8 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (5.00%) C
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (48.33%) CCNP
3 22 (36.67%) CCIE
4 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.67%) JNCIP
8 3 (5.00%) CCIP
8 3 (5.00%) CCNA
8 3 (5.00%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.33%) CCDP
10 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Degree
10 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (93.33%) Cisco
2 28 (46.67%) Juniper
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 10 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 9 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (10.00%) F5
6 6 (10.00%) Huawei
7 5 (8.33%) McAfee
7 5 (8.33%) Nokia
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) Arista
10 1 (1.67%) Avaya
10 1 (1.67%) HP
10 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.67%) VMware