The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 121 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £67,500 - £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
Network Architecture
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1593 1781 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.65% 80.55% 81.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1529 1581
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Architecture
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Birmingham region.

Network Architecture Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Architecture.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) CCDP
4 5 (50.00%) VLAN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) HSRP
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 1 (10.00%) ITSM
8 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
8 1 (10.00%) Security Management
8 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) BGP
1 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) HSRP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) MGCP
4 1 (10.00%) TACACS
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCDP
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft