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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 194 202 181
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 28 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.21% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 15
Average salary £22,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £41,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £69,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Staffordshire - 17 £19,000 - 1
Warwickshire +11 5 £22,500 -59.09%
Coventry - 5 £52,500 -
Birmingham -9 1 £49,000 -45.55%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (53.85%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (30.77%) Juniper
3 12 (30.77%) Firewall
3 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
4 11 (28.21%) Network Security
4 11 (28.21%) Information Security
5 10 (25.64%) VPN
5 10 (25.64%) CCSP
5 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
5 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 9 (23.08%) BGP
6 9 (23.08%) Security Management
6 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 9 (23.08%) Internet
7 8 (20.51%) MPLS
8 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 7 (17.95%) CCNP
8 7 (17.95%) Windows
9 6 (15.38%) CCIP
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
9 6 (15.38%) Fortinet
10 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.82%) Regular Expression

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) Network Security
3 10 (25.64%) VPN
4 9 (23.08%) Internet
4 9 (23.08%) BGP
5 8 (20.51%) MPLS
6 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (12.82%) IPsec
7 5 (12.82%) LAN
7 5 (12.82%) WAN
7 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.26%) OSPF
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Security Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Information Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Junior Information Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Junior
5 7 (17.95%) Architect
5 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Network Support
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (7.69%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Information Security
1 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
3 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Security Management
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.82%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Network Management
8 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCSP
3 7 (17.95%) CCNP
4 6 (15.38%) CCIP
5 5 (12.82%) Degree
6 4 (10.26%) CCIE
7 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.69%) JNCIE
8 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OPNET
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Juniper
3 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) Redback
6 3 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) F5
8 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.56%) BMC
8 1 (2.56%) Nokia
8 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago