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 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 Design
Rank 93 112 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 23 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 0.79% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.01% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 25
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
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 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 1 August 2014.

Network Design Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (69.77%) Cisco
2 21 (48.84%) Firewall
3 16 (37.21%) Juniper
3 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
6 12 (27.91%) F5
6 12 (27.91%) Wireless
6 12 (27.91%) ITIL
7 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (25.58%) CCNP
7 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
8 10 (23.26%) MPLS
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
9 9 (20.93%) DNS
9 9 (20.93%) OSPF
9 9 (20.93%) BGP
9 9 (20.93%) CCIP
9 9 (20.93%) CCIE
10 8 (18.60%) Internet
11 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
11 7 (16.28%) Project Management
11 7 (16.28%) Time Management
12 5 (11.63%) VPLS
12 5 (11.63%) VPN
13 4 (9.30%) GIS
13 4 (9.30%) Redback
13 4 (9.30%) JNCIA
13 4 (9.30%) JNCIE

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (48.84%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) Wireless
3 10 (23.26%) MPLS
4 9 (20.93%) DNS
4 9 (20.93%) OSPF
4 9 (20.93%) BGP
5 8 (18.60%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) VPLS
6 5 (11.63%) VPN
7 3 (6.98%) CTI
7 3 (6.98%) VoIP
7 3 (6.98%) Broadband
8 2 (4.65%) LAN
8 2 (4.65%) DHCP
8 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.33%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) SAN
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Architect
2 16 (37.21%) Network Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Network Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Network Design Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) HPUX
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) Time Management
3 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
3 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.98%) Business Development
4 3 (6.98%) ITSM
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (25.58%) CCNP
4 9 (20.93%) CCIP
4 9 (20.93%) CCIE
5 4 (9.30%) JNCIA
5 4 (9.30%) JNCIE
6 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) MCP
7 2 (4.65%) MCSE
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Juniper
3 12 (27.91%) F5
4 4 (9.30%) Redback
5 3 (6.98%) Panasonic
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM