Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Design Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1146 1090 1208
Rank change year-on-year -56 +118 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 36 94 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.053% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.055% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 28 74 73
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,900 £41,475 £39,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £83,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +15.00%

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 169,137 170,894 196,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.22% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 136,840 139,688 164,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 12 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 July 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
UK excluding London -36 34 £55,000 +4.76% 3
England -40 31 £63,500 +1.60% 4
South East -16 21 £75,000 +50.00% 2
North of England +8 4 £52,500 -
West Midlands +20 3 £47,500 -13.64%
Midlands +17 3 £47,500 -13.64%
Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 -
Wales - 3 £55,000 - 1
North West +9 1 £52,500 -
East of England +7 1 £47,500 -
South West -3 1 - -
Scotland -34 1 £52,500 -12.50%

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 32 (88.89%) Network Design
2 29 (80.56%) Cisco
3 22 (61.11%) Firewall
4 19 (52.78%) LAN
5 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (41.67%) CCNP
7 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 13 (36.11%) WAN
9 11 (30.56%) CheckPoint
9 11 (30.56%) Retail
9 11 (30.56%) Network Management
9 11 (30.56%) F5
9 11 (30.56%) NetScaler
9 11 (30.56%) Blue Coat
9 11 (30.56%) Palo Alto
10 10 (27.78%) Citrix
10 10 (27.78%) DNS
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (25.00%) DHCP
11 9 (25.00%) CSS
11 9 (25.00%) VMware
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
11 9 (25.00%) Akamai
11 9 (25.00%) Prolexic
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco CME
11 9 (25.00%) Zscaler
12 8 (22.22%) VMware NSX

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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) LAN
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 11 (30.56%) NetScaler
6 10 (27.78%) DNS
7 9 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
7 9 (25.00%) DHCP
8 8 (22.22%) BGP
9 6 (16.67%) VLAN
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (13.89%) MPLS
10 5 (13.89%) OSPF
11 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (8.33%) Junos
11 3 (8.33%) Network Security
11 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
11 3 (8.33%) VPN
12 2 (5.56%) IPsec
General
1 11 (30.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Network Design
2 11 (30.56%) Network Management
3 5 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Principle of Least Privilege
6 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.56%) Service Design
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.78%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (2.78%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (41.67%) CCNP
3 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) CCIE
4 6 (16.67%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.78%) CCIP
7 1 (2.78%) ISEB
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.78%) Def Stans
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco CME
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.78%) Iperf
2 1 (2.78%) Nmap
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Blue Coat
2 11 (30.56%) CheckPoint
2 11 (30.56%) F5
2 11 (30.56%) Palo Alto
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) Prolexic
4 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) Zscaler
5 8 (22.22%) Juniper
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.78%) Aruba
8 1 (2.78%) Brocade
8 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.78%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec