The median annual salary for a Network Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Network Designer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 911 955
Rank change year-on-year +48 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Designer 27 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.022% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 5
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £58,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.87% +29.44%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Designer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Designer in the UK

Network Designer
Top 22 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 27 June 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 +51 27 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £50,375 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 -
York - 6 £52,500 -
London +38 5 £55,000 -4.34%
South East +35 4 £52,500 -7.07% 1
Hampshire +17 4 £52,500 -7.07% 1
Leicestershire - 4 £58,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £58,500 -
West End of London - 3 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
Rochdale -1 2 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Manchester -33 2 £58,750 -2.08% 2
North West -39 2 £58,750 -2.08% 2
North East - 2 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 -
Dorset - 1 £65,000 -
Southampton - 1 £52,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -
Castleford - 1 £50,750 -

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 31 (67.39%) Firewall
3 28 (60.87%) CCNP
3 28 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (60.87%) WAN
4 21 (45.65%) MPLS
5 20 (43.48%) LAN
6 16 (34.78%) BGP
7 13 (28.26%) Wireless
7 13 (28.26%) VPN
8 12 (26.09%) Network Design
9 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
10 10 (21.74%) VoIP
10 10 (21.74%) Blue Coat
11 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL
11 9 (19.57%) Internet
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (17.39%) Network Management
12 8 (17.39%) OpenNMS
12 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
12 8 (17.39%) Nagios
12 8 (17.39%) OSPF
12 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
12 8 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (17.39%) Juniper
12 8 (17.39%) IPv6
12 8 (17.39%) DNS

Network Designer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) Firewall
2 28 (60.87%) WAN
3 21 (45.65%) MPLS
4 20 (43.48%) LAN
5 16 (34.78%) BGP
6 13 (28.26%) VPN
6 13 (28.26%) Wireless
7 10 (21.74%) VoIP
8 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (19.57%) Internet
8 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (17.39%) Broadband
9 8 (17.39%) DNS
9 8 (17.39%) EIGRP
9 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 8 (17.39%) IPv6
9 8 (17.39%) OSPF
9 8 (17.39%) TACACS
10 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Network Design
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) Network Management
3 8 (17.39%) Network Planning
4 7 (15.22%) Network Architecture
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) Information Security
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) Coaching
9 1 (2.17%) IT Strategy
9 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Perl
1 3 (6.52%) PHP
1 3 (6.52%) Python
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) CCNP
1 28 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
3 7 (15.22%) CCDP
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Nagios
1 8 (17.39%) OpenNMS
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) RANCID
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Cacti
3 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
3 10 (21.74%) Blue Coat
4 8 (17.39%) Juniper
5 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.70%) Brocade
6 4 (8.70%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) ProCurve
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) Ericsson
7 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.52%) Foundry
7 3 (6.52%) Huawei
7 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.52%) ZyXEL
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) MikroTik
8 1 (2.17%) Ubiquiti
8 1 (2.17%) VMware
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago