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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 175 157 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 38 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.82% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.07% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 53
Average salary £53,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,050 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 22 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Worcestershire 0 6 £30,750 -18.00%
Solihull +1 5 - -
Shropshire -4 3 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire -13 2 £41,250 -28.26%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (71.67%) Cisco
2 29 (48.33%) Firewall
3 21 (35.00%) Finance
4 20 (33.33%) Juniper
5 18 (30.00%) Wireless
6 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
7 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 15 (25.00%) ITIL
8 15 (25.00%) Windows
9 14 (23.33%) F5
10 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (21.67%) CCNP
11 12 (20.00%) DNS
11 12 (20.00%) Network Security
12 11 (18.33%) CCIE
12 11 (18.33%) OSPF
12 11 (18.33%) BGP
13 10 (16.67%) Internet
13 10 (16.67%) MPLS
13 10 (16.67%) VLAN
14 9 (15.00%) CCIP
15 8 (13.33%) WLAN
16 7 (11.67%) VMware
16 7 (11.67%) VPN
16 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
17 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
17 6 (10.00%) Citrix
17 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
17 6 (10.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) Firewall
2 18 (30.00%) Wireless
3 12 (20.00%) Network Security
3 12 (20.00%) DNS
4 11 (18.33%) OSPF
4 11 (18.33%) BGP
5 10 (16.67%) VLAN
5 10 (16.67%) Internet
5 10 (16.67%) MPLS
6 8 (13.33%) WLAN
7 7 (11.67%) VPN
8 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.00%) LAN
9 5 (8.33%) VoIP
9 5 (8.33%) WAN
9 5 (8.33%) VPLS
9 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (5.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (8.33%) Essbase
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Architect
2 17 (28.33%) Network Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) GIS
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) HPUX
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Project Management
2 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.00%) Time Management
3 4 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.00%) ITSM
4 3 (5.00%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Business Development
5 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.33%) Service Management
5 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.33%) B2B
5 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.67%) Change Management
6 1 (1.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (21.67%) CCNP
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (18.33%) CCIE
5 9 (15.00%) CCIP
6 4 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 4 (6.67%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.00%) MCSE
8 2 (3.33%) CCNA
8 2 (3.33%) CISSP
8 2 (3.33%) Degree
9 1 (1.67%) MCITP
9 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Postfix
4 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Cisco
2 20 (33.33%) Juniper
3 14 (23.33%) F5
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.67%) VMware
5 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.00%) Citrix
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle
6 5 (8.33%) Hyperion
6 5 (8.33%) Fujitsu
7 4 (6.67%) Redback
7 4 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) Panasonic
9 2 (3.33%) IBM
10 1 (1.67%) McAfee
10 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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