Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 158 177
Rank change year-on-year +16 +19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 56 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.49% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.86% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 66
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% -14.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £44,000 £57,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% +11.11%

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,404 3,381 4,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.87% 91.11% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,415 2,670 3,105
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Birmingham

Network Design
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Design in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Network Design in Birmingham

Network Design
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 50 (89.29%) WAN
1 50 (89.29%) LAN
2 48 (85.71%) SSL
3 47 (83.93%) ITIL
4 34 (60.71%) Firewall
5 29 (51.79%) VPN
5 29 (51.79%) Load Balancing
6 28 (50.00%) DNS
6 28 (50.00%) DHCP
7 27 (48.21%) Network Security
8 26 (46.43%) Windows Server
8 26 (46.43%) Windows
8 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
8 26 (46.43%) SAN
9 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
9 25 (44.64%) VoIP
9 25 (44.64%) Project Management
9 25 (44.64%) VMware
9 25 (44.64%) Business Continuity
10 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (42.86%) IPsec
10 24 (42.86%) Finance
10 24 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (42.86%) PRINCE2
10 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
10 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
10 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 24 (42.86%) COBIT

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 22 (39.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 50 (89.29%) LAN
1 50 (89.29%) WAN
2 48 (85.71%) SSL
3 34 (60.71%) Firewall
4 29 (51.79%) VPN
5 28 (50.00%) DHCP
5 28 (50.00%) DNS
6 27 (48.21%) Network Security
7 26 (46.43%) SAN
8 25 (44.64%) VoIP
9 24 (42.86%) IPsec
10 22 (39.29%) Cisco Firepower
10 22 (39.29%) Ethernet
10 22 (39.29%) MPLS
10 22 (39.29%) OSPF
10 22 (39.29%) SNMP
10 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
10 22 (39.29%) VLAN
10 22 (39.29%) Wireshark
10 22 (39.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
1 24 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 23 (41.07%) Architect
3 22 (39.29%) Security Architect
3 22 (39.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 22 (39.29%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (35.71%) Network Analyst
4 20 (35.71%) Network Support
4 20 (35.71%) Network Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Network Design Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) Network Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Cyberthreat
1 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
1 22 (39.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
1 26 (46.43%) Windows Server
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) ITIL
2 29 (51.79%) Load Balancing
3 25 (44.64%) Business Continuity
3 25 (44.64%) Project Management
4 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (42.86%) IT Strategy
4 24 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 24 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
5 23 (41.07%) Incident Management
6 22 (39.29%) E-Commerce
6 22 (39.29%) ITIL V3
6 22 (39.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 22 (39.29%) Presales
6 22 (39.29%) SIEM
6 22 (39.29%) Software Optimisation
6 22 (39.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.36%) High Availability
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.57%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) CCNP
1 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (39.29%) CCDP
2 22 (39.29%) CCSE
2 22 (39.29%) CISSP
2 22 (39.29%) IISP
2 22 (39.29%) ISSAP
2 22 (39.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.86%) COBIT
1 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 24 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) QRadar
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) SELinux
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) VMware
2 23 (41.07%) Cisco
2 23 (41.07%) Fortinet
3 22 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 22 (39.29%) Forcepoint
3 22 (39.29%) IBM
3 22 (39.29%) Juniper
3 22 (39.29%) LogRhythm
3 22 (39.29%) Splunk
3 22 (39.29%) Tufin
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) Aruba
5 2 (3.57%) Brocade
5 2 (3.57%) Infoblox
5 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.79%) F5
6 1 (1.79%) Meru Networks
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle