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 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 Design
Rank 187 175 154
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 35 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.66% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.85% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 44
Average salary £57,250 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.70% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
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 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 19 September 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 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
Birmingham +3 20 £64,250 +51.17%
Solihull +7 5 - - 1
Worcestershire +5 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Shropshire -3 3 £42,000 -20.00% 2
Staffordshire -14 2 £41,250 -28.26%
Network Design
England

Network Design
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 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 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 27 (48.21%) Firewall
3 22 (39.29%) Juniper
4 21 (37.50%) Wireless
4 21 (37.50%) Finance
5 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 18 (32.14%) ITIL
5 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 17 (30.36%) F5
7 12 (21.43%) CCNP
7 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (21.43%) Network Security
8 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
9 10 (17.86%) VLAN
9 10 (17.86%) CCIE
9 10 (17.86%) Internet
9 10 (17.86%) BGP
9 10 (17.86%) OSPF
9 10 (17.86%) Windows
10 9 (16.07%) MPLS
11 8 (14.29%) CCIP
11 8 (14.29%) WLAN
12 7 (12.50%) VPN
12 7 (12.50%) DNS
12 7 (12.50%) VMware
12 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 6 (10.71%) Citrix
13 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
13 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.71%) LAN

Network Design
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 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 6 (10.71%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) Wireless
3 12 (21.43%) Network Security
4 10 (17.86%) VLAN
4 10 (17.86%) OSPF
4 10 (17.86%) BGP
4 10 (17.86%) Internet
5 9 (16.07%) MPLS
6 8 (14.29%) WLAN
7 7 (12.50%) VPN
7 7 (12.50%) DNS
8 6 (10.71%) LAN
9 5 (8.93%) VoIP
9 5 (8.93%) WAN
9 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (8.93%) VPLS
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (5.36%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (8.93%) Essbase
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Exadata
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Architect
2 19 (33.93%) Network Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Network Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Network Design Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) IT Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) GIS
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.36%) Business Development
4 3 (5.36%) Security Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) ITSM
5 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.57%) B2B
5 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) CCNP
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.86%) CCIE
4 8 (14.29%) CCIP
5 3 (5.36%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.36%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) CISSP
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Postfix
3 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) Juniper
3 17 (30.36%) F5
4 7 (12.50%) VMware
5 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.71%) Citrix
5 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 5 (8.93%) Hyperion
6 5 (8.93%) Fujitsu
7 4 (7.14%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) Panasonic
8 3 (5.36%) Redback
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
10 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.79%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.79%) McAfee
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago