Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 165 190
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 -39
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 42 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.09% 0.92% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.00% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 45
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £46,000
90th Percentile £44,000 £57,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% -4.76%

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 3,532 3,592 4,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.27% 91.70% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,536 2,897 3,150
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £25,623
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 34 (80.95%) WAN
1 34 (80.95%) LAN
1 34 (80.95%) SSL
2 32 (76.19%) ITIL
3 28 (66.67%) Firewall
4 22 (52.38%) SAN
4 22 (52.38%) Windows
4 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 21 (50.00%) VoIP
5 21 (50.00%) Project Management
6 20 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (47.62%) IPsec
6 20 (47.62%) Finance
6 20 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (47.62%) VMware
6 20 (47.62%) Business Continuity
6 20 (47.62%) PRINCE2
6 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
6 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 20 (47.62%) Translating Business Requirements
6 20 (47.62%) IT Strategy
6 20 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (47.62%) COBIT
6 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (47.62%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (45.24%) VPN
8 18 (42.86%) DNS
8 18 (42.86%) DHCP

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 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) LAN
1 34 (80.95%) SSL
1 34 (80.95%) WAN
2 28 (66.67%) Firewall
3 22 (52.38%) SAN
4 21 (50.00%) VoIP
5 20 (47.62%) IPsec
6 19 (45.24%) VPN
7 18 (42.86%) DHCP
7 18 (42.86%) DNS
8 17 (40.48%) Network Security
9 13 (30.95%) Ethernet
10 12 (28.57%) BGP
10 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (28.57%) MPLS
10 12 (28.57%) OSPF
10 12 (28.57%) SNMP
10 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
10 12 (28.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) CANoe
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
1 20 (47.62%) Support Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Network Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Network Support
2 13 (30.95%) Network Support Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 12 (28.57%) Security Solutions Architect
3 12 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Network Design Specialist
5 5 (11.90%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 12 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
1 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) CentOS
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) ITIL
2 21 (50.00%) Project Management
3 20 (47.62%) Business Continuity
3 20 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (47.62%) IT Strategy
3 20 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 20 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (47.62%) Translating Business Requirements
4 17 (40.48%) Load Balancing
5 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
6 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 12 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 12 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 12 (28.57%) Presales
6 12 (28.57%) SIEM
6 12 (28.57%) Software Optimisation
6 12 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (4.76%) Security Hardening
7 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) CCNP
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) CCDP
2 12 (28.57%) CCSE
2 12 (28.57%) CISSP
2 12 (28.57%) IISP
2 12 (28.57%) ISSAP
2 12 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) COBIT
1 20 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (47.62%) VMware ESXi
2 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) QRadar
2 2 (4.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) Fortinet
4 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 12 (28.57%) Forcepoint
4 12 (28.57%) IBM
4 12 (28.57%) Juniper
4 12 (28.57%) LogRhythm
4 12 (28.57%) Splunk
4 12 (28.57%) Tufin
5 2 (4.76%) Aruba
5 2 (4.76%) Brocade
5 2 (4.76%) Infoblox
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto