The median annual salary for a Network Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Designer
UK
Rank 848 909 924
Rank change year-on-year +61 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Designer 19 55 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.055% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 19
Median salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% +2.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.65% +13.00%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Designer in the UK

Network Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Designer in the UK

Network Designer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +58 19 £55,000 -2.65% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 2
North West - 6 £55,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £55,000 -
Manchester - 6 £55,000 -
South East +60 5 £47,500 -19.49% 1
Hampshire +8 5 £47,500 -22.76% 1
Leeds - 4 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £47,500 - 1
York - 2 £49,750 - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £49,750 - 2
London +62 1 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Network Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 26 (74.29%) WAN
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 24 (68.57%) CCNP
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 19 (54.29%) Network Design
5 13 (37.14%) Juniper
5 13 (37.14%) LAN
5 13 (37.14%) VoIP
6 12 (34.29%) Ethernet
6 12 (34.29%) Internet
6 12 (34.29%) Network Management
7 11 (31.43%) Asterisk PBX
7 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
7 11 (31.43%) OpenNMS
7 11 (31.43%) Nagios
7 11 (31.43%) IPv6
7 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (31.43%) Broadband
7 11 (31.43%) DNS
7 11 (31.43%) Network Planning
7 11 (31.43%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (31.43%) TACACS
8 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 10 (28.57%) MPLS
9 8 (22.86%) Brocade
10 7 (20.00%) ZyXEL
10 7 (20.00%) SCCM
10 7 (20.00%) Huawei
10 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Network Designer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) WAN
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 13 (37.14%) LAN
3 13 (37.14%) VoIP
4 12 (34.29%) Ethernet
4 12 (34.29%) Internet
5 11 (31.43%) Asterisk PBX
5 11 (31.43%) Broadband
5 11 (31.43%) DNS
5 11 (31.43%) IPv6
5 11 (31.43%) TACACS
5 11 (31.43%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (28.57%) MPLS
7 7 (20.00%) VPN
8 6 (17.14%) BGP
8 6 (17.14%) OSPF
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
9 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.57%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Network Design
2 12 (34.29%) Network Management
3 11 (31.43%) Network Planning
4 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Perl
1 7 (20.00%) PHP
1 7 (20.00%) Python
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) CCNP
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCDP
3 5 (14.29%) CCDA
3 5 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) MOS
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Nagios
1 11 (31.43%) OpenNMS
2 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) RANCID
2 7 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Juniper
3 8 (22.86%) Brocade
4 7 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 7 (20.00%) Foundry
4 7 (20.00%) Huawei
4 7 (20.00%) ZyXEL
5 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.71%) Nortel
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) VMware
York
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £59000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: From £30,650 to £59,050 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago