Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Design Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1117 1079 1196
Rank change year-on-year -38 +117 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 40 94 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.053% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.055% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 41 75 66
UK median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £44,500 £41,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 10 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 17 January 2018. 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 -50 31 £52,500 -25.00% 11
UK excluding London -9 29 £52,500 -4.55% 8
London -8 11 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Scotland -23 10 £52,500 -4.98% 1
North of England +9 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West -1 6 £40,000 -23.81%
South East -4 6 £42,000 -30.00% 6
South West +9 4 £65,000 +19.27%
Yorkshire +24 3 £52,500 +23.53% 1
East of England +15 2 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 34 (85.00%) Network Design
3 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (55.00%) Juniper
5 21 (52.50%) MPLS
5 21 (52.50%) BGP
5 21 (52.50%) Firewall
6 17 (42.50%) CCNP
6 17 (42.50%) VPN
7 13 (32.50%) CCIE
8 12 (30.00%) OSPF
8 12 (30.00%) VLAN
9 10 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 9 (22.50%) LAN
10 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) JNCIP
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (20.00%) CCNA
12 7 (17.50%) Python
12 7 (17.50%) JNCIE
13 6 (15.00%) Network Security
13 6 (15.00%) WAN
13 6 (15.00%) CCIP
13 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 5 (12.50%) Finance
14 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) BGP
1 21 (52.50%) Firewall
1 21 (52.50%) MPLS
2 17 (42.50%) VPN
3 12 (30.00%) OSPF
3 12 (30.00%) VLAN
4 10 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (22.50%) LAN
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (15.00%) Network Security
7 6 (15.00%) WAN
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (10.00%) Junos
10 3 (7.50%) ICMP
10 3 (7.50%) IGMP
10 3 (7.50%) Multicast
11 2 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Network Design
2 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.00%) Project Management
2 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Change Control
3 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (7.50%) Low Latency
3 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) Service Design
3 3 (7.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Coaching
5 1 (2.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Network Management
5 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.00%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNP
3 13 (32.50%) CCIE
4 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) JNCIP
4 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) CCNA
6 7 (17.50%) JNCIE
7 6 (15.00%) CCIP
8 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) CCDP
10 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
11 2 (5.00%) Degree
12 1 (2.50%) CCDA
12 1 (2.50%) CCIE Service Provider
12 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
12 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) Juniper
3 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.00%) Dell
3 4 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (7.50%) Arista
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Riverbed