The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 188 181 196
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 25 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 7
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,800 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Network Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5069 4646 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4307 3881 3986
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Network Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Consultant
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 Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Birmingham -6 14 £57,500 -11.53%
Dudley - 6 £26,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £38,000 - 1
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title.

1 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) CheckPoint
3 20 (46.51%) Firewall
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (37.21%) Network Security
6 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
7 14 (32.56%) Windows
7 14 (32.56%) Linux
7 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (30.23%) ITIL
8 13 (30.23%) CCNP
9 11 (25.58%) Juniper
10 10 (23.26%) DNS
10 10 (23.26%) SNMP
10 10 (23.26%) DHCP
10 10 (23.26%) Fortinet
10 10 (23.26%) F5
11 9 (20.93%) LAN
11 9 (20.93%) WAN
11 9 (20.93%) OSPF
11 9 (20.93%) BGP
12 8 (18.60%) Citrix
12 8 (18.60%) VMware
12 8 (18.60%) VPN
12 8 (18.60%) SLA
12 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (18.60%) WMI
12 8 (18.60%) CCSE
13 7 (16.28%) Network Design

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) Network Security
3 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (23.26%) DNS
5 10 (23.26%) SNMP
5 10 (23.26%) DHCP
6 9 (20.93%) LAN
6 9 (20.93%) WAN
6 9 (20.93%) OSPF
6 9 (20.93%) BGP
7 8 (18.60%) VPN
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.95%) FWSM
8 6 (13.95%) SSL
8 6 (13.95%) RIP
8 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
8 6 (13.95%) IGRP
9 4 (9.30%) Wireless
10 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Network Design
2 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
2 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
3 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Network Management
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 8 (18.60%) CCSE
4 6 (13.95%) CCNA
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (11.63%) CCIE
6 4 (9.30%) CCSA
6 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) CheckPoint
3 11 (25.58%) Juniper
4 10 (23.26%) Fortinet
4 10 (23.26%) F5
5 8 (18.60%) VMware
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.95%) NetApp
7 6 (13.95%) Dell
8 5 (11.63%) Sourcefire
9 4 (9.30%) Aruba
10 3 (6.98%) HP
11 2 (4.65%) BMC
12 1 (2.33%) Motorola
12 1 (2.33%) Avaya
12 1 (2.33%) Mitel