The first table below looks at the demand for Network Design 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 Design over the 3 months to 16 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 175 173 174
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 26 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.80% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 19
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £39,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3900 3894 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.66% 76.46% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3270 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Design
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Design Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Design across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Network Design Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Design
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 Design within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Birmingham +14 22 £55,000 -8.33%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £55,000 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 36 (80.00%) Firewall
2 33 (73.33%) Cisco
3 23 (51.11%) Windows
4 15 (33.33%) DNS
4 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (31.11%) Juniper
6 13 (28.89%) OSPF
6 13 (28.89%) BGP
6 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
7 12 (26.67%) CCNP
8 11 (24.44%) WAN
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
8 11 (24.44%) F5
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (22.22%) Time Management
9 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 10 (22.22%) MPLS
9 10 (22.22%) Project Management
9 10 (22.22%) Business Continuity
10 9 (20.00%) Linux
10 9 (20.00%) LAN
11 7 (15.56%) VLAN
11 7 (15.56%) Wireless
11 7 (15.56%) CCNA
12 6 (13.33%) ITIL
12 6 (13.33%) Network Security
12 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 36 (80.00%) Firewall
2 15 (33.33%) DNS
3 13 (28.89%) OSPF
3 13 (28.89%) BGP
4 11 (24.44%) WAN
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (22.22%) MPLS
6 9 (20.00%) LAN
7 7 (15.56%) VLAN
7 7 (15.56%) Wireless
8 6 (13.33%) Network Security
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
9 4 (8.89%) HSRP
9 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.67%) PPP
10 3 (6.67%) SAN
11 2 (4.44%) IPsec
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Network Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technology Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Design Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
1 1 (2.22%) CMDB
1 1 (2.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) HPUX
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (22.22%) Time Management
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
2 10 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Network Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (26.67%) CCNP
4 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) CCNA
6 5 (11.11%) CCIP
6 5 (11.11%) CCIE
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.89%) MCP
7 4 (8.89%) MCSE
7 4 (8.89%) JNCIA
7 4 (8.89%) JNCIE
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.44%) CISSP
8 2 (4.44%) CCDA
8 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.44%) CEH
8 2 (4.44%) MCITP
8 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Juniper
3 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
3 11 (24.44%) F5
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Nokia
5 4 (8.89%) Redback
6 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday