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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 178 175 178
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 27 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 26
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £53,050 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.10% +11.11%
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
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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 12 £66,250 +20.45% 2
Shropshire -7 7 £30,000 -
Coventry -6 3 £36,750 -36.08% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -8 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 44 (78.57%) Cisco
2 40 (71.43%) Firewall
3 25 (44.64%) Finance
4 24 (42.86%) ITIL
5 23 (41.07%) Wireless
6 22 (39.29%) F5
7 21 (37.50%) Juniper
8 19 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
10 17 (30.36%) WAN
11 16 (28.57%) LAN
11 16 (28.57%) Network Security
12 14 (25.00%) VPN
12 14 (25.00%) CCNP
13 12 (21.43%) DNS
13 12 (21.43%) VLAN
14 10 (17.86%) VMware
14 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
14 10 (17.86%) Windows
14 10 (17.86%) OSPF
14 10 (17.86%) BGP
14 10 (17.86%) Citrix
14 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
15 9 (16.07%) CCNA
15 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
15 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
15 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
16 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (71.43%) Firewall
2 23 (41.07%) Wireless
3 17 (30.36%) WAN
4 16 (28.57%) LAN
4 16 (28.57%) Network Security
5 14 (25.00%) VPN
6 12 (21.43%) DNS
6 12 (21.43%) VLAN
7 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 10 (17.86%) OSPF
7 10 (17.86%) BGP
7 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (12.50%) DDNS
8 7 (12.50%) IPv4
8 7 (12.50%) IPv6
9 6 (10.71%) IP Telephony
10 4 (7.14%) WLAN
11 3 (5.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (10.71%) Essbase
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Exadata
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Architect
2 16 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 15 (26.79%) Senior Architect
3 15 (26.79%) Senior Network Architect
4 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Consultant
6 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Network Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) Design Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Network Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Network Support
9 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
3 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.71%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.36%) Network Management
6 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.57%) B2B
7 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.57%) Service Management
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
2 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (25.00%) CCNP
4 9 (16.07%) CCNA
5 4 (7.14%) CCIE
6 3 (5.36%) CCSE
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.57%) CCDP
7 2 (3.57%) CISSP
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 2 (3.57%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Nagios
2 2 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 44 (78.57%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) F5
3 21 (37.50%) Juniper
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
4 10 (17.86%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.50%) Brocade
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle
7 6 (10.71%) Hyperion
7 6 (10.71%) SonicWALL
8 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.93%) Fujitsu
8 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.36%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.57%) Nokia
11 1 (1.79%) Splunk
11 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
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