Period
to 29 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Planning over the 6 months to 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Planning
UK
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 870 1090 1136
Rank change year-on-year +220 +46 -34
Permanent jobs citing Network Planning 139 27 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.018% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.019% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 122 10 51
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -27.62% -8.70%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £83,575 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £70,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -46.43% +48.94% -14.55%

Network Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112,278 139,435 162,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.88% 92.23% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 88,984 110,145 132,453
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Network Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Network Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Planning in the UK

Network Planning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Planning in the UK

Network Planning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Planning over the 6 months to 29 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Planning in the UK

Network Planning
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 29 February 2020. 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 +209 130 £37,500 -31.82% 15
UK excluding London +180 85 £37,500 -46.43% 10
London +124 52 £40,000 - 5
East of England +97 27 £37,500 -46.43% 1
South East +55 23 £37,500 +7.14% 2
North of England +63 16 £34,000 - 1
Yorkshire +39 16 £34,000 -
Midlands - 11 £35,750 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £34,000 -
Scotland - 7 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 2
South West +40 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, IT jobs citing Network Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 96 (69.06%) Smallworld
2 63 (45.32%) Driving Licence
3 62 (44.60%) Data Quality
3 62 (44.60%) Artificial Intelligence
4 54 (38.85%) GIS
5 49 (35.25%) Telecoms
6 48 (34.53%) Fibre Optics
7 47 (33.81%) Broadband
8 41 (29.50%) GPON
9 40 (28.78%) Network Design
10 33 (23.74%) BT
10 33 (23.74%) Openreach
11 32 (23.02%) Virgin Media
11 32 (23.02%) CAD
12 29 (20.86%) AutoCAD
13 27 (19.42%) Validation
14 21 (15.11%) QGIS
14 21 (15.11%) Open Source
15 20 (14.39%) Google
15 20 (14.39%) KML
15 20 (14.39%) Mapinfo
16 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
16 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (11.51%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (8.63%) Degree
19 11 (7.91%) B2B
20 10 (7.19%) Python
21 9 (6.47%) SLA
22 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
23 6 (4.32%) Cisco

Network Planning
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:

Application Platforms
1 96 (69.06%) Smallworld
2 5 (3.60%) GeoServer
Applications
1 29 (20.86%) AutoCAD
2 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Akamai
1 2 (1.44%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (33.81%) Broadband
2 41 (29.50%) GPON
3 16 (11.51%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.32%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.32%) MPLS
4 6 (4.32%) VPN
5 5 (3.60%) Internet
6 4 (2.88%) BGP
6 4 (2.88%) Firewall
6 4 (2.88%) OSPF
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.16%) Wireless
8 2 (1.44%) Hyperconnected
8 2 (1.44%) Junos
8 2 (1.44%) MRTG
8 2 (1.44%) Network Security
8 2 (1.44%) TACACS
8 2 (1.44%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.44%) VPLS
8 2 (1.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (38.85%) GIS
2 21 (15.11%) QGIS
3 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
General
1 49 (35.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.60%) Legal
3 3 (2.16%) Billing
4 2 (1.44%) Finance
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Local Government
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (65.47%) Fibre Planner
2 16 (11.51%) Broadband Technician
2 16 (11.51%) Fibre Technician
2 16 (11.51%) GIS Technician
3 10 (7.19%) Team Leader
4 9 (6.47%) Network Planner
5 8 (5.76%) Developer
6 5 (3.60%) GIS Developer
6 5 (3.60%) Network Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) Architect
7 4 (2.88%) GIS Manager
7 4 (2.88%) GIS Team Leader
8 3 (2.16%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.16%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (2.16%) Python Developer
8 3 (2.16%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.16%) Test Programme Manager
9 2 (1.44%) NOC Manager
9 2 (1.44%) Senior Network Architect
9 2 (1.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) KML
2 5 (3.60%) Ajax
2 5 (3.60%) CSS
2 5 (3.60%) HTML
2 5 (3.60%) JSON
2 5 (3.60%) OpenLayers
2 5 (3.60%) PostGIS
2 5 (3.60%) REST
2 5 (3.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (45.32%) Driving Licence
2 48 (34.53%) Fibre Optics
3 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.72%) CCTV
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) HPUX
1 1 (0.72%) Linux
1 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) Artificial Intelligence
2 40 (28.78%) Network Design
3 32 (23.02%) CAD
4 27 (19.42%) Validation
5 21 (15.11%) Open Source
6 11 (7.91%) B2B
7 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.60%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (3.60%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (3.60%) OO
8 5 (3.60%) OOP
8 5 (3.60%) Presales
8 5 (3.60%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (3.60%) Programme Management
9 4 (2.88%) Analytics
9 4 (2.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.88%) Statistics
10 3 (2.16%) EAM
10 3 (2.16%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.19%) Python
2 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
2 5 (3.60%) Java
2 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.60%) PHP
2 5 (3.60%) Ruby
3 2 (1.44%) Perl
4 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.60%) CCIE
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.88%) CCNP
5 2 (1.44%) CCIE Security
5 2 (1.44%) GCIA
5 2 (1.44%) GCIH
5 2 (1.44%) GPEN
5 2 (1.44%) GPPA
5 2 (1.44%) OSCP
6 1 (0.72%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) HNC
6 1 (0.72%) HND
6 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (44.60%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.47%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) FedRAMP
3 2 (1.44%) FISMA
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) Cisco LMS
1 2 (1.44%) NetMRI
1 2 (1.44%) Nmap
1 2 (1.44%) Stealthwatch
1 2 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) BT
1 33 (23.74%) Openreach
2 32 (23.02%) Virgin Media
3 20 (14.39%) Google
3 20 (14.39%) Mapinfo
4 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.32%) Cisco
6 5 (3.60%) Juniper
6 5 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.44%) F5
7 2 (1.44%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.44%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.44%) Splunk
8 1 (0.72%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.72%) Nokia
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.72%) SAP