Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 205 167
Rank change year-on-year +59 -38 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 45 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.16% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.40% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 23
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - -11.54%
10th Percentile £29,750 £51,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £77,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -20.83%

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 3504 4202 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.17% 89.01% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 3074 2860
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 37 (82.22%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (71.11%) Cisco
3 27 (60.00%) CCNP
4 23 (51.11%) MPLS
5 22 (48.89%) Project Management
5 22 (48.89%) IPsec
5 22 (48.89%) SSL
5 22 (48.89%) ITIL
6 21 (46.67%) Data Centre
7 20 (44.44%) WAN
8 19 (42.22%) LAN
8 19 (42.22%) VPN
8 19 (42.22%) Firewall
8 19 (42.22%) OSPF
9 18 (40.00%) BGP
9 18 (40.00%) VLAN
10 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (35.56%) Aruba
11 16 (35.56%) Network Security
11 16 (35.56%) Brocade
11 16 (35.56%) Presales
12 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (33.33%) F5
12 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
12 15 (33.33%) Security Management
12 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 14 (31.11%) Wireless
13 14 (31.11%) HP
13 14 (31.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (31.11%) Fortinet

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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) MPLS
2 22 (48.89%) IPsec
2 22 (48.89%) SSL
3 20 (44.44%) WAN
4 19 (42.22%) Firewall
4 19 (42.22%) LAN
4 19 (42.22%) OSPF
4 19 (42.22%) VPN
5 18 (40.00%) BGP
5 18 (40.00%) VLAN
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (35.56%) Network Security
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (31.11%) Wireless
10 13 (28.89%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (28.89%) Ethernet
10 13 (28.89%) SNMP
11 9 (20.00%) SAN
11 9 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (28.89%) Billing
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) IP Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) IP Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.89%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
1 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) ITIL
1 22 (48.89%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) Presales
3 15 (33.33%) Security Management
4 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
5 13 (28.89%) Application Performance Management
5 13 (28.89%) Converged Infrastructure
5 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
5 13 (28.89%) Line Management
5 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
5 13 (28.89%) Migration
5 13 (28.89%) Performance Management
5 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
5 13 (28.89%) SIEM
5 13 (28.89%) Time Management
6 11 (24.44%) Business Continuity
7 9 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (82.22%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (60.00%) CCNP
3 13 (28.89%) CCNA
4 9 (20.00%) CCIE
4 9 (20.00%) MCSE
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (13.33%) CCIP
5 6 (13.33%) JNCIE
5 6 (13.33%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.44%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (2.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (28.89%) QA
3 9 (20.00%) COBIT
4 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) Aruba
2 16 (35.56%) Brocade
3 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (33.33%) F5
4 14 (31.11%) Fortinet
4 14 (31.11%) HP
5 13 (28.89%) Meraki
5 13 (28.89%) SolarWinds
5 13 (28.89%) Sourcefire
6 9 (20.00%) Juniper
6 9 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.89%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) Meru Networks