Period
to 4 August 2021

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 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Planning
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 973 755 1034
Rank change year-on-year -218 +279 +71
Permanent jobs citing Network Planning 22 32 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.048% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.052% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 42
10th Percentile £37,550 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -29.17% +33.33%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £72,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £73,575
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.71% -29.17% +33.33%

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 106,522 61,841 132,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.78% 92.80% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72,614 50,058 105,803
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Network Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Planning in the UK

Network Planning
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Planning.

Salary trend for Network Planning in the UK

Network Planning
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Planning over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Planning in the UK

Network Planning
Top 10 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 4 August 2021. 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 -212 22 £42,500 - 19
UK excluding London -153 17 £48,750 +14.71% 8
South East -89 10 £42,500 - 4
London -151 5 £42,500 - 5
North West -44 4 - - 1
North of England -69 4 - - 1
South West -62 2 £55,000 - 3
Work from Home - 2 £44,250 - 5
West Midlands -66 1 £33,500 -10.67%
Midlands -77 1 £33,500 -10.67%

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, 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 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 10 (45.45%) Mapinfo
3 9 (40.91%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (31.82%) Nokia
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) Ericsson
5 6 (27.27%) GIS
5 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (27.27%) Huawei
5 6 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
5 6 (27.27%) PMO
5 6 (27.27%) MGW
6 4 (18.18%) GPON
6 4 (18.18%) Google Workspace
6 4 (18.18%) Openreach
6 4 (18.18%) Virgin Media
6 4 (18.18%) Fibre Optics
6 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Network Design
6 4 (18.18%) BT
6 4 (18.18%) Smallworld
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) CAD
6 4 (18.18%) AutoCAD
6 4 (18.18%) Broadband
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) SAP
7 3 (13.64%) Primavera

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 4 (18.18%) Smallworld
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Primavera
1 3 (13.64%) SAP HR
1 3 (13.64%) SAP MM
1 3 (13.64%) SAP PM
1 3 (13.64%) SAP PS
1 3 (13.64%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (13.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Google Workspace
2 3 (13.64%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) MGW
1 6 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
1 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (18.18%) Broadband
2 4 (18.18%) GPON
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) DWDM
4 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) GIS
2 2 (9.09%) QGIS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Core Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Fibre Planner
2 6 (27.27%) Network Planner
3 4 (18.18%) Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Fibre Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Managing Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Project Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) SAP PS Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Build Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Django
1 1 (4.55%) Flask
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (4.55%) Symfony
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Fibre Optics
2 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) IPTV
3 1 (4.55%) Optoelectronics
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) CAD
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.64%) Presales
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (13.64%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Mapinfo
2 7 (31.82%) Nokia
3 6 (27.27%) Ericsson
3 6 (27.27%) Huawei
4 4 (18.18%) BT
4 4 (18.18%) Openreach
4 4 (18.18%) Virgin Media
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper