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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 209 196 173
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 9 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.27% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 11
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Birmingham +5 7 £45,000 -21.73%
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
4 9 (39.13%) CCIE
4 9 (39.13%) MPLS
5 8 (34.78%) Network Security
6 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) Network Design
7 6 (26.09%) JNCIA
8 5 (21.74%) VPLS
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) CCIP
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
10 3 (13.04%) CCNA
10 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
10 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
10 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
10 3 (13.04%) JNCIP
10 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
11 2 (8.70%) F5
11 2 (8.70%) Information Security
11 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) MPLS
2 8 (34.78%) Network Security
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) VPLS
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
8 2 (8.70%) DWDM
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
9 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security
2 2 (8.70%) Communications Security
2 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
3 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 9 (39.13%) CCIE
4 6 (26.09%) JNCIA
5 5 (21.74%) CCIP
6 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) JNCIP
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
8 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Squid
1 2 (8.70%) Snort
2 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) OPNET
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
3 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Websense
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds