The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 120 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.28% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
Network Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2048 2009 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.75% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1798 1351
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Network Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
4 10 (50.00%) Juniper
5 9 (45.00%) CCIE
6 8 (40.00%) MPLS
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) Network Security
8 6 (30.00%) JNCIA
8 6 (30.00%) Network Design
9 5 (25.00%) BGP
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) CCIP
9 5 (25.00%) OSPF
9 5 (25.00%) Internet
9 5 (25.00%) VPLS
10 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (15.00%) CCNA
10 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
10 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
11 2 (10.00%) Snort
11 2 (10.00%) Information Security
11 2 (10.00%) Websense
11 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (10.00%) Wireless
11 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) MPLS
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) BGP
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) OSPF
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 5 (25.00%) VPLS
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) DWDM
6 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) CCIE
4 6 (30.00%) JNCIA
5 5 (25.00%) CCIP
6 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (10.00%) GPG13
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Snort
1 2 (10.00%) Squid
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) Websense
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) HP