The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 177 185 160
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 36 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.41% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.51% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 25
Average salary £45,000 £51,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Network Design
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 -10 22 £61,250 +17.22% 2
Coventry - 4 £40,875 -
Shropshire - 4 £30,000 - 1
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 51 (86.44%) Cisco
2 35 (59.32%) Firewall
3 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (44.07%) LAN
5 24 (40.68%) WAN
6 23 (38.98%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (35.59%) CCNP
8 18 (30.51%) Citrix
8 18 (30.51%) DNS
8 18 (30.51%) VMware
9 14 (23.73%) Windows
9 14 (23.73%) CheckPoint
10 13 (22.03%) Wireless
11 12 (20.34%) VPN
11 12 (20.34%) CCNA
11 12 (20.34%) IPv4
11 12 (20.34%) F5
12 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.64%) Linux
12 11 (18.64%) ITIL
12 11 (18.64%) Finance
12 11 (18.64%) VLAN
13 10 (16.95%) IP Telephony
13 10 (16.95%) IPv6
13 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (16.95%) DDNS
13 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
14 9 (15.25%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (59.32%) Firewall
2 26 (44.07%) LAN
3 24 (40.68%) WAN
4 23 (38.98%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (30.51%) DNS
6 13 (22.03%) Wireless
7 12 (20.34%) VPN
7 12 (20.34%) IPv4
8 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.64%) VLAN
9 10 (16.95%) IP Telephony
9 10 (16.95%) IPv6
9 10 (16.95%) DDNS
10 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 8 (13.56%) OSPF
10 8 (13.56%) BGP
11 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (8.47%) IPsec
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (6.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Network Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Cisco Support
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Clustering
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) RMADS
2 1 (1.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Linux
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.08%) UNIX
6 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.47%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
4 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.08%) Matrix Management
4 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.08%) Line Management
5 1 (1.69%) Project Management
5 1 (1.69%) Time Management
5 1 (1.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (1.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.59%) CCNP
3 12 (20.34%) CCNA
4 6 (10.17%) CCIE
5 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) JNCIP
6 3 (5.08%) CCSE
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.39%) MCP
7 2 (3.39%) MCSE
7 2 (3.39%) MCSA
8 1 (1.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) XenApp
4 3 (5.08%) XenServer
4 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.39%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 51 (86.44%) Cisco
2 18 (30.51%) Citrix
2 18 (30.51%) VMware
3 14 (23.73%) CheckPoint
4 12 (20.34%) F5
5 9 (15.25%) HP
6 8 (13.56%) SonicWALL
6 8 (13.56%) Juniper
7 6 (10.17%) Brocade
8 4 (6.78%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.08%) Avaya
9 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.08%) NetApp
10 2 (3.39%) Dell
11 1 (1.69%) EMC
11 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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