The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design 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 Design over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 112 118 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 21 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 0.51% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.63% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 23
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £41,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
Network Design
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
1819 1735 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.78% 80.77% 69.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1563 1018
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Design
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Design Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Network Design Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Design 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 Design.

1 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Juniper
3 19 (48.72%) Firewall
4 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 17 (43.59%) F5
6 16 (41.03%) Wireless
6 16 (41.03%) ITIL
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) CCNP
8 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (23.08%) MPLS
10 8 (20.51%) OSPF
10 8 (20.51%) BGP
10 8 (20.51%) CCIE
10 8 (20.51%) CCIP
10 8 (20.51%) Internet
11 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
12 5 (12.82%) VPLS
12 5 (12.82%) VPN
13 4 (10.26%) GIS
14 3 (7.69%) ITSM
14 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (7.69%) Business Development
14 3 (7.69%) Network Security
14 3 (7.69%) Redback
14 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
14 3 (7.69%) JNCIE
14 3 (7.69%) VoIP
14 3 (7.69%) Windows

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Design 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 Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 16 (41.03%) Wireless
3 9 (23.08%) MPLS
4 8 (20.51%) OSPF
4 8 (20.51%) BGP
4 8 (20.51%) Internet
5 5 (12.82%) VPLS
5 5 (12.82%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) Network Security
6 3 (7.69%) VoIP
6 3 (7.69%) Broadband
6 3 (7.69%) CTI
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.13%) LAN
7 2 (5.13%) DNS
8 1 (2.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) WLAN
8 1 (2.56%) WAN
8 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Architect
2 19 (48.72%) Network Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Network Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Network Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Network Design Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Design Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) HPUX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) ITSM
2 3 (7.69%) Business Development
2 3 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.13%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Time Management
3 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) CCNP
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.51%) CCIE
3 8 (20.51%) CCIP
4 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.69%) JNCIE
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Juniper
3 17 (43.59%) F5
4 3 (7.69%) Redback
4 3 (7.69%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) HP