The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 202 216 196
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 20 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 10
Average salary £30,750 £56,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.57% +33.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £50,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £57,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
Network Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4954 4284 4350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.76% 79.50% 78.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3551 3667
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Architecture Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Network Architecture Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 8 £30,000 -
Birmingham +2 6 £63,750 +2.00%
Staffordshire +7 5 £19,000 -66.37%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Coventry -13 1 - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (57.14%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) LAN
3 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (37.14%) BGP
4 12 (34.29%) CCNP
5 11 (31.43%) WAN
6 10 (28.57%) Windows
6 10 (28.57%) MPLS
7 9 (25.71%) OSPF
7 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) UNIX
7 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle
8 8 (22.86%) VPN
9 7 (20.00%) VoIP
9 7 (20.00%) Juniper
9 7 (20.00%) Information Security
10 6 (17.14%) Firewall
10 6 (17.14%) CCDP
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 5 (14.29%) HP
11 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.29%) Internet
11 5 (14.29%) VLAN
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (11.43%) Exstream Dialogue
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) LAN
2 13 (37.14%) BGP
3 11 (31.43%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) MPLS
5 9 (25.71%) OSPF
5 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (22.86%) VPN
7 7 (20.00%) VoIP
8 6 (17.14%) Firewall
9 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.29%) VLAN
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (14.29%) HSRP
9 5 (14.29%) Internet
10 4 (11.43%) Network Security
10 4 (11.43%) Wireless
11 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
12 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
12 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) DTS
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.43%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Network Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Information Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Junior
3 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Architect
5 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Junior DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.86%) VXML
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.71%) Data Security
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Privacy
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBScript
2 2 (5.71%) VB
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) CCDP
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 3 (8.57%) CISSP
7 2 (5.71%) CISM
8 1 (2.86%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.86%) CCNA
8 1 (2.86%) CCDA
8 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) Juniper
4 5 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet