Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Design Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1130 1104 1132
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 27 79 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.045% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.047% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 20 59 81
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.84% -9.63% +22.73%
10th Percentile £37,438 £41,000 £43,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% -

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 157,980 168,274 183,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,315 134,818 154,230
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design Engineer in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 7 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 16 October 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 -31 23 £55,000 -2.22% 13
England 0 17 £67,500 +8.00% 12
South East +2 12 £71,250 +38.35% 1
Scotland -4 6 £50,000 -14.89%
London +32 3 £63,750 -17.74% 2
Wales - 3 £55,000 - 3
South West +5 2 - - 3

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) Network Design
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
4 14 (51.85%) CCNP
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 14 (51.85%) F5
4 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
5 12 (44.44%) LAN
6 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 10 (37.04%) MPLS
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
8 8 (29.63%) Palo Alto
9 7 (25.93%) NetScaler
9 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
10 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (22.22%) IPv4
10 6 (22.22%) vCenter Server
10 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
11 5 (18.52%) Akamai
11 5 (18.52%) Network Management
11 5 (18.52%) Zscaler
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco CME

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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Akamai
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) WAN
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (37.04%) MPLS
5 7 (25.93%) NetScaler
6 6 (22.22%) IPv4
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) DHCP
8 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 3 (11.11%) BGP
9 3 (11.11%) OSPF
9 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.11%) Wireless
10 2 (7.41%) IPsec
10 2 (7.41%) Network Security
10 2 (7.41%) VLAN
10 2 (7.41%) VoIP
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Network Management
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) CCNP
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) ISEB
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Def Stans
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) vCenter Server
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco CME
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.70%) Iperf
4 1 (3.70%) Nmap
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) F5
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Palo Alto
5 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
6 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) Prolexic
7 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
7 5 (18.52%) Zscaler
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.41%) Forcepoint
9 2 (7.41%) ForeScout
9 2 (7.41%) Juniper
9 2 (7.41%) McAfee
9 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.70%) SAP
10 1 (3.70%) Symantec