Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 178 172
Rank change year-on-year +42 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 48 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.31% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.56% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 43
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £36,250 £51,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -9.09%

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 3,310 3,766 3,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.99% 90.75% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,432 2,815 2,929
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,566 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.54% -4.55% +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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Design in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 38 (79.17%) WAN
2 37 (77.08%) LAN
3 36 (75.00%) ITIL
3 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (72.92%) SSL
5 27 (56.25%) Cisco
6 26 (54.17%) CCNP
7 24 (50.00%) Project Management
8 23 (47.92%) MPLS
8 23 (47.92%) IPsec
9 22 (45.83%) OSPF
9 22 (45.83%) Firewall
10 21 (43.75%) BGP
10 21 (43.75%) Presales
11 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
11 20 (41.67%) CheckPoint
11 20 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 20 (41.67%) Load Balancing
12 19 (39.58%) Fortinet
12 19 (39.58%) VLAN
12 19 (39.58%) VPN
13 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
13 18 (37.50%) VoIP
13 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
13 18 (37.50%) SNMP
13 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
13 18 (37.50%) Finance
13 18 (37.50%) VMware
13 18 (37.50%) Business Continuity
13 18 (37.50%) Network Security

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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (79.17%) WAN
2 37 (77.08%) LAN
3 35 (72.92%) SSL
4 23 (47.92%) IPsec
4 23 (47.92%) MPLS
5 22 (45.83%) Firewall
5 22 (45.83%) OSPF
6 21 (43.75%) BGP
7 19 (39.58%) VLAN
7 19 (39.58%) VPN
8 18 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
8 18 (37.50%) Network Security
8 18 (37.50%) SNMP
8 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 18 (37.50%) VoIP
9 17 (35.42%) SAN
10 14 (29.17%) DHCP
10 14 (29.17%) DNS
11 13 (27.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Architect
4 13 (27.08%) Network Analyst
5 12 (25.00%) Security Architect
5 12 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 12 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (22.92%) Network Support
6 11 (22.92%) Network Support Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Network Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (12.50%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
1 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
1 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) ITIL
2 24 (50.00%) Project Management
3 21 (43.75%) Presales
4 20 (41.67%) Load Balancing
5 18 (37.50%) Business Continuity
5 18 (37.50%) ITIL V3
5 18 (37.50%) SIEM
6 17 (35.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (35.42%) IT Strategy
6 17 (35.42%) PRINCE2
6 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (35.42%) Translating Business Requirements
7 13 (27.08%) Incident Management
8 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 12 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
8 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (18.75%) BCP
9 9 (18.75%) Contingency Planning
9 9 (18.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C
1 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (54.17%) CCNP
3 13 (27.08%) CCDP
3 13 (27.08%) JNCIP
4 12 (25.00%) CCSE
4 12 (25.00%) CISSP
4 12 (25.00%) IISP
4 12 (25.00%) ISSAP
5 11 (22.92%) CCNA
6 9 (18.75%) MCSE
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.33%) CCIE
8 2 (4.17%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (2.08%) CCIP
9 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (35.42%) COBIT
3 6 (12.50%) QA
4 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
1 17 (35.42%) VMware ESXi
1 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) QRadar
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.08%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 19 (39.58%) Fortinet
4 18 (37.50%) VMware
5 16 (33.33%) Juniper
6 12 (25.00%) Forcepoint
6 12 (25.00%) IBM
6 12 (25.00%) LogRhythm
6 12 (25.00%) Splunk
6 12 (25.00%) Tufin
7 9 (18.75%) Aruba
7 9 (18.75%) Brocade
8 8 (16.67%) F5
9 6 (12.50%) HP
9 6 (12.50%) Meraki
9 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 6 (12.50%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.17%) Meru Networks
11 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle