The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 189 152 145
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 25 55 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.99% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.29% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 52
Average salary £57,000 £51,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 4262 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.89% 76.71% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3599 3139
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Network Design
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 22 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Worcestershire +2 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) Firewall
3 19 (41.30%) Juniper
4 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 15 (32.61%) Finance
5 15 (32.61%) Windows
6 14 (30.43%) Wireless
6 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
7 12 (26.09%) F5
7 12 (26.09%) ITIL
8 11 (23.91%) DNS
8 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
9 10 (21.74%) MPLS
9 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (21.74%) CCNP
10 9 (19.57%) CCIE
11 8 (17.39%) CCIP
11 8 (17.39%) OSPF
11 8 (17.39%) BGP
12 7 (15.22%) Project Management
12 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (15.22%) Time Management
12 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
13 6 (13.04%) VLAN
13 6 (13.04%) Internet
14 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.87%) Linux
14 5 (10.87%) LAN
15 4 (8.70%) VoIP
15 4 (8.70%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 14 (30.43%) Wireless
3 11 (23.91%) DNS
4 10 (21.74%) MPLS
5 8 (17.39%) OSPF
5 8 (17.39%) BGP
6 6 (13.04%) VLAN
6 6 (13.04%) Internet
7 5 (10.87%) LAN
8 4 (8.70%) VoIP
8 4 (8.70%) WAN
8 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.70%) VPN
8 4 (8.70%) VPLS
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) WLAN
9 3 (6.52%) DHCP
10 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.35%) Broadband
10 2 (4.35%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Architect
2 16 (34.78%) Network Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Network Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) HPUX
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
2 7 (15.22%) Time Management
3 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) Business Development
4 3 (6.52%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) CCNP
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.57%) CCIE
5 8 (17.39%) CCIP
6 4 (8.70%) JNCIA
6 4 (8.70%) JNCIE
7 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) MCITP
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.35%) MCP
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Postfix
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) Juniper
3 12 (26.09%) F5
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Redback
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Panasonic
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago