Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 356 341
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 81 56 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.53% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.35% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76 44 76
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -21.74%
10th Percentile £31,000 £35,000 £36,625
90th Percentile £70,606 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13624 15916 16454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.79% 89.01% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 12475 13470
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,333 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the Midlands

Network Design
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Design in the Midlands

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in the Midlands

Network Design
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +35 75 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +22 3 £23,500 -47.78% 1
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 58 (71.60%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (60.49%) Cisco
3 45 (55.56%) Firewall
4 43 (53.09%) WAN
5 42 (51.85%) VPN
5 42 (51.85%) CCNP
6 36 (44.44%) Project Management
7 33 (40.74%) Data Centre
8 31 (38.27%) ITIL
9 27 (33.33%) OSPF
9 27 (33.33%) SSL
10 26 (32.10%) MPLS
10 26 (32.10%) BGP
10 26 (32.10%) LAN
11 25 (30.86%) Network Security
11 25 (30.86%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (27.16%) Wireless
13 22 (27.16%) IPsec
14 21 (25.93%) CCNA
14 21 (25.93%) CheckPoint
15 20 (24.69%) CCIE
15 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (23.46%) Network Architecture
16 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (23.46%) VLAN
16 19 (23.46%) Fortinet
16 19 (23.46%) Load Balancing
17 18 (22.22%) Active Directory

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.11%) Office 365
4 8 (9.88%) IaaS
4 8 (9.88%) SaaS
5 5 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (55.56%) Firewall
2 43 (53.09%) WAN
3 42 (51.85%) VPN
4 27 (33.33%) OSPF
4 27 (33.33%) SSL
5 26 (32.10%) BGP
5 26 (32.10%) LAN
5 26 (32.10%) MPLS
6 25 (30.86%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (30.86%) Network Security
7 22 (27.16%) IPsec
7 22 (27.16%) Wireless
8 19 (23.46%) VLAN
9 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (19.75%) Cisco ISE
11 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 13 (16.05%) Ethernet
12 13 (16.05%) SNMP
13 9 (11.11%) DNS
13 9 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Architect
2 14 (17.28%) Cloud Architect
2 14 (17.28%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Network Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Network Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.94%) IP Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) JSON
1 5 (6.17%) WAP
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.05%) FlexPod
4 5 (6.17%) PKI
5 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Project Management
2 31 (38.27%) ITIL
3 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.46%) Load Balancing
3 19 (23.46%) Network Architecture
4 16 (19.75%) Mentoring
4 16 (19.75%) Presales
5 15 (18.52%) Security Management
6 14 (17.28%) Line Management
7 13 (16.05%) Application Performance Management
7 13 (16.05%) Converged Infrastructure
7 13 (16.05%) ITIL V3
7 13 (16.05%) Migration
7 13 (16.05%) Performance Management
7 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
7 13 (16.05%) SIEM
7 13 (16.05%) Time Management
8 12 (14.81%) IT Strategy
9 11 (13.58%) Business Continuity
10 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.47%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (71.60%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (51.85%) CCNP
3 21 (25.93%) CCNA
4 20 (24.69%) CCIE
5 9 (11.11%) Degree
5 9 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 9 (11.11%) JNCIP
5 9 (11.11%) MCSE
5 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (9.88%) CCDP
7 7 (8.64%) CCDA
8 6 (7.41%) CCIP
8 6 (7.41%) JNCIS
9 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
9 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.70%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.47%) CCIE Service Provider
12 1 (1.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (16.05%) QA
3 9 (11.11%) COBIT
4 5 (6.17%) NIST 800
5 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (6.17%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.94%) SCCM
4 3 (3.70%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 49 (60.49%) Cisco
2 21 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 19 (23.46%) Fortinet
4 17 (20.99%) HP
5 16 (19.75%) Aruba
5 16 (19.75%) Brocade
5 16 (19.75%) SolarWinds
6 15 (18.52%) F5
6 15 (18.52%) Juniper
7 14 (17.28%) Oracle
8 13 (16.05%) Meraki
8 13 (16.05%) Sourcefire
9 9 (11.11%) VMware
10 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.41%) Nokia
12 5 (6.17%) McAfee
13 4 (4.94%) Symantec
14 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
15 2 (2.47%) Meru Networks