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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
England / West Midlands
Rank 169 191 193
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 39 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 28
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%

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
4242 4592 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.82% 87.02% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3306 3792 3707
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 14 £45,000 -
Birmingham +4 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire -12 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Shropshire -9 4 £42,500 -10.52%
Warwickshire +18 3 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (64.29%) Firewall
3 32 (57.14%) CCNP
4 24 (42.86%) Network Security
5 23 (41.07%) CCNA
6 22 (39.29%) WAN
7 19 (33.93%) LAN
8 17 (30.36%) CCIE
9 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
10 12 (21.43%) ITIL
11 11 (19.64%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (16.07%) CCSE
12 9 (16.07%) VLAN
12 9 (16.07%) MPLS
12 9 (16.07%) Avaya
12 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
13 8 (14.29%) Skype
13 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 8 (14.29%) Juniper
13 8 (14.29%) VPN
14 7 (12.50%) JNCIP
14 7 (12.50%) JNCIE
14 7 (12.50%) CCSA
14 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (10.71%) CCIP
15 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
16 5 (8.93%) SIEM
16 5 (8.93%) HP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (64.29%) Firewall
2 24 (42.86%) Network Security
3 22 (39.29%) WAN
4 19 (33.93%) LAN
5 11 (19.64%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (16.07%) MPLS
6 9 (16.07%) VLAN
7 8 (14.29%) Skype
7 8 (14.29%) VPN
8 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.36%) IPsec
9 3 (5.36%) SSL
9 3 (5.36%) VoIP
9 3 (5.36%) Wireless
10 2 (3.57%) BGP
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.79%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.79%) IOS XR
11 1 (1.79%) SAN
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Network Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Support
5 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Network Support
5 8 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Project Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Design Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) IP Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Tandem
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.93%) Information Security
3 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.93%) Presales
3 5 (8.93%) SIEM
4 3 (5.36%) Analytics
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.36%) Security Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) SDLC
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (57.14%) CCNP
3 23 (41.07%) CCNA
4 17 (30.36%) CCIE
5 9 (16.07%) CCSE
6 7 (12.50%) CCSA
6 7 (12.50%) JNCIE
6 7 (12.50%) JNCIP
7 6 (10.71%) CCIP
8 3 (5.36%) CCDA
8 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) CCDP
9 2 (3.57%) CISSP
9 2 (3.57%) Degree
10 1 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
2 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.57%) Nessus
2 2 (3.57%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
3 9 (16.07%) Avaya
3 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
4 8 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
5 5 (8.93%) HP
5 5 (8.93%) Intel Security
6 3 (5.36%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.57%) Qualys
7 2 (3.57%) Rapid7
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
7 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.57%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix
8 1 (1.79%) EMC