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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 193 176 159
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 25 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.86% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 38
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
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
4769 4298 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.69% 80.10% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3556 3655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,809
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,682 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 14 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Worcestershire -4 5 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Shropshire -5 3 £53,230 +26.73%
Solihull +8 1 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (80.00%) Cisco
2 27 (45.00%) LAN
2 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (43.33%) WAN
4 24 (40.00%) Firewall
5 17 (28.33%) CheckPoint
5 17 (28.33%) CCNP
6 16 (26.67%) Wireless
6 16 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (25.00%) F5
8 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
8 13 (21.67%) Finance
8 13 (21.67%) VMware
8 13 (21.67%) HP
9 12 (20.00%) DNS
10 11 (18.33%) Citrix
11 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.67%) Windows
11 10 (16.67%) Linux
11 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
12 7 (11.67%) Huawei
12 7 (11.67%) ITIL
12 7 (11.67%) CCNA
12 7 (11.67%) Project Management
12 7 (11.67%) HP ASE
12 7 (11.67%) Wireless Security
12 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (10.00%) IPv4
13 6 (10.00%) CCIE
13 6 (10.00%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) LAN
2 26 (43.33%) WAN
3 24 (40.00%) Firewall
4 16 (26.67%) Wireless
4 16 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (11.67%) Wireless Security
7 6 (10.00%) VPN
7 6 (10.00%) IPv4
7 6 (10.00%) VLAN
8 5 (8.33%) IPsec
8 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 4 (6.67%) Network Security
9 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.67%) BGP
9 4 (6.67%) DDNS
9 4 (6.67%) IPv6
9 4 (6.67%) SAN
10 3 (5.00%) SNA
10 3 (5.00%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Architect
1 16 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Network Architect
3 9 (15.00%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Network Design Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Network Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Incident Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Network Implementation Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Designer
9 3 (5.00%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) CESG
5 1 (1.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Project Management
3 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Line Management
5 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.33%) Change Management
6 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.33%) SDLC
6 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.33%) Network Management
6 2 (3.33%) Time Management
6 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.67%) Kanban
7 1 (1.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (28.33%) CCNP
3 7 (11.67%) CCNA
3 7 (11.67%) HP ASE
4 6 (10.00%) CCIE
5 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) MCSA
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCSE
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.67%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
3 2 (3.33%) XenServer
3 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 2 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.67%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) Cisco
2 17 (28.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.00%) F5
4 13 (21.67%) VMware
4 13 (21.67%) HP
5 11 (18.33%) Citrix
6 7 (11.67%) Huawei
7 6 (10.00%) Juniper
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.00%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle
10 2 (3.33%) Avaya
10 2 (3.33%) Dell
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
11 1 (1.67%) Radware
11 1 (1.67%) Brocade
11 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.67%) SAP
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago