The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 115 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.050% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,875 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.19%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1528 1586 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.91% 77.90% 71.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1396 1053
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Network Architecture
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Redback
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) CCIP
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
3 4 (36.36%) JNCIE
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) IaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Local Government
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) BGP
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
1 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) DTS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Architect
2 7 (63.64%) Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIP
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
2 4 (36.36%) JNCIE
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Redback
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee