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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 184 186 173
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 41 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.72% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 16
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £68,800 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
4901 4194 3560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.94% 82.80% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4039 3586 2872
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -6 12 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Warwickshire -7 11 - -
Coventry -2 5 £67,500 +83.67% 3
Shropshire +5 4 £47,500 +55.73% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £38,750 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 54 (77.14%) Cisco
2 50 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (62.86%) CCNP
4 39 (55.71%) WAN
5 37 (52.86%) Juniper
6 34 (48.57%) LAN
7 31 (44.29%) MPLS
7 31 (44.29%) Firewall
8 30 (42.86%) CCNA
9 27 (38.57%) VPN
9 27 (38.57%) Data Centre
10 26 (37.14%) BGP
11 25 (35.71%) Telecoms
11 25 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (28.57%) VMware
12 20 (28.57%) CCDP
13 19 (27.14%) OSPF
13 19 (27.14%) Windows
14 18 (25.71%) HP
15 17 (24.29%) CCDA
15 17 (24.29%) DNS
15 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
16 16 (22.86%) Ethernet
16 16 (22.86%) CCIE
16 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
16 16 (22.86%) Wireless
17 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
17 15 (21.43%) Avaya
18 14 (20.00%) VLAN
19 13 (18.57%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (4.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) IaaS
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (55.71%) WAN
2 34 (48.57%) LAN
3 31 (44.29%) Firewall
3 31 (44.29%) MPLS
4 27 (38.57%) VPN
5 26 (37.14%) BGP
6 25 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (27.14%) OSPF
8 17 (24.29%) DNS
9 16 (22.86%) Ethernet
9 16 (22.86%) Wireless
10 14 (20.00%) VLAN
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (18.57%) Network Security
12 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
13 9 (12.86%) ADSL
13 9 (12.86%) ATM
13 9 (12.86%) Frame Relay
14 8 (11.43%) Packet Switching
14 8 (11.43%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
General
1 25 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Design Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Implementation Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Network Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Consultant
7 9 (12.86%) Network Support
7 9 (12.86%) Network Support Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Ericsson Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Network Consultant
9 7 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (8.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
11 5 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) HPUX
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Network Architecture
2 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (4.29%) ITIL
4 3 (4.29%) Network Management
4 3 (4.29%) Wealth Management
5 2 (2.86%) Change Management
5 2 (2.86%) Migration
5 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.43%) Analytics
6 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.43%) CRM
6 1 (1.43%) Data Analytics
6 1 (1.43%) Information Security
6 1 (1.43%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.43%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.43%) Scrum
6 1 (1.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (62.86%) CCNP
3 30 (42.86%) CCNA
4 20 (28.57%) CCDP
5 17 (24.29%) CCDA
6 16 (22.86%) CCIE
7 8 (11.43%) JNCIP
8 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.57%) CCIP
9 6 (8.57%) JNCIA
9 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.14%) JNCIE
11 4 (5.71%) CCSP
12 3 (4.29%) CCSA
12 3 (4.29%) CCSE
13 2 (2.86%) CISM
13 2 (2.86%) CISSP
14 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (1.43%) CITP
14 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 4 (5.71%) XenApp
3 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.43%) Cacti
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 54 (77.14%) Cisco
2 37 (52.86%) Juniper
3 20 (28.57%) VMware
4 18 (25.71%) HP
5 15 (21.43%) Avaya
5 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
7 11 (15.71%) IBM
7 11 (15.71%) Meraki
8 8 (11.43%) Citrix
8 8 (11.43%) Ericsson
8 8 (11.43%) Redback
9 7 (10.00%) F5
10 5 (7.14%) BT
11 4 (5.71%) EMC
11 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
12 3 (4.29%) Radware
12 3 (4.29%) Splunk
13 2 (2.86%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Telford
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago