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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 185 156 172
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 26 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 28
Average salary £36,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,300 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +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
4118 3622 3722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.37% 81.16% 76.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3446 2959 3135
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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
Shropshire -7 9 £30,500 - 1
Birmingham -20 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Coventry -15 5 £36,750 -36.08%
Warwickshire - 3 £50,000 -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (85.71%) Cisco
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (37.50%) WAN
4 21 (37.50%) LAN
5 18 (32.14%) ITIL
5 18 (32.14%) Wireless
6 17 (30.36%) DNS
6 17 (30.36%) CCNP
6 17 (30.36%) Finance
7 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (28.57%) F5
8 15 (26.79%) Juniper
9 14 (25.00%) Citrix
9 14 (25.00%) CCNA
9 14 (25.00%) Windows
9 14 (25.00%) VLAN
9 14 (25.00%) VMware
10 13 (23.21%) IPv4
10 13 (23.21%) IPv6
10 13 (23.21%) DDNS
11 12 (21.43%) OSPF
11 12 (21.43%) BGP
11 12 (21.43%) VPN
11 12 (21.43%) IP Telephony
11 12 (21.43%) Network Security
11 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 11 (19.64%) Linux
13 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) WAN
2 21 (37.50%) LAN
3 18 (32.14%) Wireless
4 17 (30.36%) DNS
5 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (25.00%) VLAN
7 13 (23.21%) IPv4
7 13 (23.21%) IPv6
7 13 (23.21%) DDNS
8 12 (21.43%) OSPF
8 12 (21.43%) BGP
8 12 (21.43%) VPN
8 12 (21.43%) IP Telephony
8 12 (21.43%) Network Security
9 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.79%) Essbase
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Network Architect
5 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Senior Network Architect
6 9 (16.07%) Senior Architect
7 7 (12.50%) Design Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Consultant
8 6 (10.71%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Network Support
9 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
10 4 (7.14%) Security Consultant
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco Support
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.36%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
2 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.36%) Network Management
4 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.79%) Validation
6 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.36%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) CCNA
4 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) CCSE
5 3 (5.36%) CCDP
6 2 (3.57%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.57%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (85.71%) Cisco
2 16 (28.57%) F5
3 15 (26.79%) Juniper
4 14 (25.00%) Citrix
4 14 (25.00%) VMware
5 10 (17.86%) HP
6 9 (16.07%) Brocade
7 8 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 6 (10.71%) Fortinet
9 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.57%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.57%) Nokia
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle
11 1 (1.79%) EMC
11 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.79%) Avaya
11 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.79%) NetApp
11 1 (1.79%) Splunk
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Car
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