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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 192 166 170
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 23 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 23
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +7.77%
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
4038 3344 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.10% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3380 2666 3109
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -15 10 £65,000 +16.07% 2
Shropshire -11 7 £30,500 -
Coventry -17 4 £36,750 -36.08% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 42 (82.35%) Cisco
2 38 (74.51%) Firewall
3 22 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (41.18%) ITIL
4 21 (41.18%) Finance
5 20 (39.22%) Wireless
6 19 (37.25%) WAN
6 19 (37.25%) F5
7 18 (35.29%) Juniper
8 17 (33.33%) LAN
9 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 14 (27.45%) CCNP
11 13 (25.49%) VPN
11 13 (25.49%) DNS
12 12 (23.53%) VMware
12 12 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (23.53%) Windows
12 12 (23.53%) Citrix
13 11 (21.57%) CCNA
13 11 (21.57%) VLAN
14 10 (19.61%) Network Security
14 10 (19.61%) IPv4
14 10 (19.61%) IPv6
14 10 (19.61%) HP
14 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
14 10 (19.61%) OSPF
14 10 (19.61%) DDNS
15 9 (17.65%) BGP
15 9 (17.65%) Brocade

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (3.92%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (74.51%) Firewall
2 20 (39.22%) Wireless
3 19 (37.25%) WAN
4 17 (33.33%) LAN
5 13 (25.49%) VPN
5 13 (25.49%) DNS
6 12 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (21.57%) VLAN
8 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
8 10 (19.61%) Network Security
8 10 (19.61%) DDNS
8 10 (19.61%) IPv4
8 10 (19.61%) IPv6
8 10 (19.61%) OSPF
9 9 (17.65%) BGP
9 9 (17.65%) IP Telephony
10 7 (13.73%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
12 3 (5.88%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.92%) Essbase
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Architect
2 16 (31.37%) Network Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) Network Architect
4 13 (25.49%) Senior Network Architect
4 13 (25.49%) Senior Architect
5 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Design Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Network Support
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco Support
9 4 (7.84%) Security Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.88%) Network Management
4 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.96%) Validation
6 1 (1.96%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 14 (27.45%) CCNP
4 11 (21.57%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) CCDP
5 3 (5.88%) CCSE
6 2 (3.92%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.92%) VCP4
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenServer
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Nagios
2 2 (3.92%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (82.35%) Cisco
2 19 (37.25%) F5
3 18 (35.29%) Juniper
4 12 (23.53%) Citrix
4 12 (23.53%) VMware
5 10 (19.61%) HP
6 9 (17.65%) Brocade
7 8 (15.69%) SonicWALL
7 8 (15.69%) CheckPoint
8 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
9 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle
10 2 (3.92%) Nokia
10 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.96%) NetApp
11 1 (1.96%) Avaya
11 1 (1.96%) EMC
11 1 (1.96%) IBM
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65,000 + CA + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago