The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 87 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 22 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.22% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.84% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 7
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1372 1314 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.18% 75.78% 71.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1087 911
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Network Design
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

Network Design Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) DNS
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (33.33%) Time Management
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Juniper
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) F5
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (18.52%) CCNP
8 5 (18.52%) MPLS
9 4 (14.81%) OSPF
9 4 (14.81%) BGP
9 4 (14.81%) CCIP
9 4 (14.81%) CCIE
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) Wireless
9 4 (14.81%) Redback
9 4 (14.81%) JNCIA
9 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
9 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
10 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (7.41%) MCITP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (70.37%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) OSPF
4 4 (14.81%) BGP
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.70%) PPP
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Technology Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) HPUX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
1 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 9 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIA
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
4 4 (14.81%) CCIP
4 4 (14.81%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) MCP
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) MCITP
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
3 5 (18.52%) F5
4 4 (14.81%) Redback
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) IBM