The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
UK
Rank 421 459 453
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 523 615 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 401 445 504
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.16%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Network Design as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the UK

Network Design
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Design in the UK

Network Design
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in the UK

Network Design
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design 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 +42 511 £55,000 +10.00% 54
London +134 210 £60,000 - 15
South East +10 152 £50,000 -9.09% 14
North West +13 58 £45,000 -52.63% 8
Berkshire +6 55 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Manchester 0 44 £50,000 -47.36% 7
West Midlands +4 40 £50,500 +6.31% 2
Surrey +40 36 £40,000 -13.04% 2
City of London +53 28 £47,500 -40.62% 6
Yorkshire -3 25 £57,500 +17.94% 2
Reading -4 25 £55,000 -10.20%
Hampshire +4 22 £52,500 -4.54%
Birmingham +10 21 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England -31 16 £80,000 +65.80% 3
Leeds -3 14 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Yorkshire -8 14 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Herefordshire - 14 £45,000 - 1
Newbury +11 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +3 13 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Hertfordshire -14 12 £82,500 +78.37% 2
Middlesex - 11 £47,500 -
Hereford - 11 £45,000 - 1
Woking +17 10 £37,500 -
East Midlands +8 10 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Lancashire - 10 £41,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +7 9 £52,500 +84.21%
South West -7 9 £55,000 +1.30% 5
Scotland -7 9 £70,000 +55.55%
Kent +25 8 - -
West Sussex +16 8 £62,500 +25.00% 2

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Network Design.

1 756 (66.67%) Cisco
2 671 (59.17%) Firewall
3 551 (48.59%) Cisco Certification
4 448 (39.51%) LAN
5 414 (36.51%) CCNP
6 406 (35.80%) WAN
7 347 (30.60%) Data Centre
8 342 (30.16%) Network Security
9 318 (28.04%) BGP
10 314 (27.69%) MPLS
11 312 (27.51%) Juniper
12 298 (26.28%) OSPF
13 277 (24.43%) VPN
14 272 (23.99%) Wireless
15 230 (20.28%) CCNA
16 224 (19.75%) DNS
17 214 (18.87%) CheckPoint
18 197 (17.37%) CCIE
19 188 (16.58%) TCP/IP
20 184 (16.23%) Windows
21 179 (15.78%) Telecoms
22 164 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
23 159 (14.02%) F5
24 149 (13.14%) Linux
24 149 (13.14%) Palo Alto
25 147 (12.96%) Finance
26 141 (12.43%) Microsoft
27 140 (12.35%) Degree
28 137 (12.08%) Network Architecture
29 134 (11.82%) Cisco IOS

Network Design
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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (2.29%) Confluence
1 26 (2.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (1.23%) IIS
3 14 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 9 (0.79%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.62%) Apache
5 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.44%) nginx
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.26%) SAS
9 2 (0.18%) JBoss
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.18%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.088%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.088%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.088%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.06%) MS Office
3 23 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.88%) Office 365
2 42 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (3.09%) SaaS
5 25 (2.20%) IaaS
6 21 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.41%) PaaS
8 11 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.35%) GitHub
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.088%) Loggly
11 1 (0.088%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 671 (59.17%) Firewall
2 448 (39.51%) LAN
3 406 (35.80%) WAN
4 342 (30.16%) Network Security
5 318 (28.04%) BGP
6 314 (27.69%) MPLS
7 298 (26.28%) OSPF
8 277 (24.43%) VPN
9 272 (23.99%) Wireless
10 224 (19.75%) DNS
11 188 (16.58%) TCP/IP
12 164 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 134 (11.82%) Cisco IOS
14 131 (11.55%) DHCP
15 116 (10.23%) Cisco ASA
16 109 (9.61%) EIGRP
17 104 (9.17%) VLAN
18 96 (8.47%) VoIP
19 84 (7.41%) HSRP
20 79 (6.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.15%) Big Data
3 10 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.53%) MySQL
6 4 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (0.35%) Redis
7 3 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.26%) OLAP
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.18%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.18%) DocumentDB
8 2 (0.18%) GIS
8 2 (0.18%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.088%) HBase
9 1 (0.088%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (2.29%) JIRA
2 14 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.79%) Subversion
5 6 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.35%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.088%) Grunt
8 1 (0.088%) Maven
8 1 (0.088%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.088%) Vagrant
General
1 179 (15.78%) Telecoms
2 147 (12.96%) Finance
3 52 (4.59%) Marketing
4 31 (2.73%) Legal
5 27 (2.38%) Banking
6 24 (2.12%) Retail
7 8 (0.71%) Law
8 7 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.53%) Advertising
10 4 (0.35%) Back Office
10 4 (0.35%) Military
11 3 (0.26%) Electronics
11 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.088%) Automotive
12 1 (0.088%) Front Office
12 1 (0.088%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.088%) Publishing
12 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 553 (48.77%) Network Engineer
2 172 (15.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 156 (13.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 140 (12.35%) Architect
5 131 (11.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 77 (6.79%) Design Engineer
6 77 (6.79%) Network Architect
7 74 (6.53%) Network Design Engineer
8 70 (6.17%) Support Engineer
9 68 (6.00%) Juniper Engineer
10 67 (5.91%) Analyst
11 62 (5.47%) Consultant
12 57 (5.03%) Lead Network Engineer
12 57 (5.03%) Security Engineer
13 54 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
14 50 (4.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 46 (4.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 45 (3.97%) IP Engineer
16 45 (3.97%) Network Consultant
16 45 (3.97%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.91%) 802.1X
2 28 (2.47%) .NET
3 26 (2.29%) Web Services
4 23 (2.03%) CSS
5 20 (1.76%) Middleware
6 19 (1.68%) HTML
7 12 (1.06%) SAX
8 6 (0.53%) XML
9 5 (0.44%) Node.js
9 5 (0.44%) WinForms
10 4 (0.35%) J2EE
10 4 (0.35%) JSON
10 4 (0.35%) Kafka
10 4 (0.35%) LAMP
10 4 (0.35%) React
10 4 (0.35%) SOAP
10 4 (0.35%) Spring
11 3 (0.26%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.26%) WebCenter
11 3 (0.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 347 (30.60%) Data Centre
2 113 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.56%) IVR
5 27 (2.38%) BYOD
6 25 (2.20%) PKI
7 22 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.85%) e-Health
8 21 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (1.76%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.88%) Replication
13 9 (0.79%) Clustering
14 7 (0.62%) Driving Licence
15 5 (0.44%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.44%) Cybercrime
15 5 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.35%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 184 (16.23%) Windows
2 149 (13.14%) Linux
3 88 (7.76%) Unix
4 72 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.32%) Solaris
6 15 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.53%) Android
11 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.44%) CentOS
12 5 (0.44%) Debian
12 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.26%) Fedora
14 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.18%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (12.08%) Network Architecture
2 130 (11.46%) ITIL
3 119 (10.49%) Network Management
4 116 (10.23%) Network Monitoring
5 103 (9.08%) Load Balancing
6 91 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 86 (7.58%) High Availability
8 85 (7.50%) Project Management
9 68 (6.00%) Information Security
10 67 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
11 61 (5.38%) Business Continuity
12 58 (5.11%) Presales
13 57 (5.03%) Migration
14 50 (4.41%) IT Strategy
15 47 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (4.14%) Service Management
15 47 (4.14%) SOA
16 46 (4.06%) Time Management
17 45 (3.97%) Network Planning
18 43 (3.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.00%) SQL
2 45 (3.97%) Java
2 45 (3.97%) Python
3 26 (2.29%) Perl
4 22 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 15 (1.32%) VB
6 14 (1.23%) PHP
7 13 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.88%) C
8 10 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.71%) C#
9 8 (0.71%) C++
10 6 (0.53%) Scala
11 5 (0.44%) Ruby
11 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.088%) Go
14 1 (0.088%) R
Qualifications
1 551 (48.59%) Cisco Certification
2 414 (36.51%) CCNP
3 230 (20.28%) CCNA
4 197 (17.37%) CCIE
5 140 (12.35%) Degree
6 105 (9.26%) Security Cleared
7 78 (6.88%) SC Cleared
8 77 (6.79%) JNCIP
9 58 (5.11%) JNCIA
10 55 (4.85%) CCSA
11 51 (4.50%) CCIP
12 49 (4.32%) JNCIS
13 46 (4.06%) DV Cleared
14 38 (3.35%) CISSP
15 37 (3.26%) CCSE
16 35 (3.09%) CCSP
17 33 (2.91%) JNCIE
18 29 (2.56%) CISM
19 26 (2.29%) CCDP
19 26 (2.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.53%) SLA
2 27 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.97%) Def Stans
4 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.35%) COSHH
6 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.18%) PMO
7 1 (0.088%) COBIT
7 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.088%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.088%) QA
7 1 (0.088%) RMADS
System Software
1 74 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 72 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.47%) vSphere
4 25 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.41%) ProxySG
6 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.53%) Firmware
8 5 (0.44%) Docker
9 3 (0.26%) NFS
9 3 (0.26%) Postfix
10 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.088%) HDFS
11 1 (0.088%) iptables
11 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (2.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 21 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (1.85%) CSIRT
3 20 (1.76%) Puppet
4 18 (1.59%) FortiGate
4 18 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
5 17 (1.50%) Nagios
5 17 (1.50%) SCCM
6 15 (1.32%) Ansible
6 15 (1.32%) HAProxy
6 15 (1.32%) vMotion
7 12 (1.06%) Cacti
8 11 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (0.97%) OpenNMS
8 11 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.79%) OpenView
10 7 (0.62%) RANCID
10 7 (0.62%) SCOM
10 7 (0.62%) WSUS
11 5 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 756 (66.67%) Cisco
2 312 (27.51%) Juniper
3 214 (18.87%) CheckPoint
4 159 (14.02%) F5
5 149 (13.14%) Palo Alto
6 141 (12.43%) Microsoft
7 103 (9.08%) VMware
8 82 (7.23%) HP
9 72 (6.35%) Fortinet
10 69 (6.08%) SolarWinds
11 60 (5.29%) Riverbed
12 36 (3.17%) Mitel
13 35 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
14 33 (2.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 29 (2.56%) Citrix
16 28 (2.47%) Oracle
17 24 (2.12%) Avaya
17 24 (2.12%) Blue Coat
17 24 (2.12%) Brocade
17 24 (2.12%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Pension, Bonus, New Offices
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lavendon Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago