The median annual salary for a Network Design Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design Specialist
UK
Rank 853 945 955
Rank change year-on-year +92 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Design Specialist 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Design Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Network Design Specialist in the job title.

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +100 4 £42,500 -
Manchester - 4 £42,500 -
North West - 4 £42,500 -

Network Design Specialist Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) WAN

Network Design Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIP