Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Design Specialist was £53,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1181 1213 1310
Rank change year-on-year +32 +97 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Specialist 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.000%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% 0.000%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
UK median annual salary £53,250 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% +53.85% -18.75%
10th Percentile £37,125 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,575 £54,750 £33,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% +53.85% -

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Network Design Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Specialist in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Design Specialist.

Salary trend for Network Design Specialist in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design Specialist over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design Specialist in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +49 8 £53,250 +6.50% 1
UK excluding London +33 7 £56,000 +12.00% 1
North of England +11 3 £58,500 +14.15% 1
North West -7 3 £58,500 +11.43%
South East +42 2 £53,250 +6.50%
Midlands +12 1 £43,000 +22.86%
West Midlands +7 1 £43,000 +22.86%
London - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £40,000 -

Network Design Specialist Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Network Design Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) FCoE
4 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
4 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP

Network Design Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) FCoE
2 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCIE
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper