The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Network Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 219 207
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 16 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 12
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £37,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £65,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Network Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Architecture in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architecture in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Architecture in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +11 10 £55,000 +46.66%
Birmingham 0 4 £41,750 -12.10%
Worcestershire 0 1 - -
Coventry -3 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network Architecture 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) Network Design
3 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (50.00%) WAN
5 12 (46.15%) VPN
5 12 (46.15%) CCNP
5 12 (46.15%) CCNA
5 12 (46.15%) Project Management
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) CCDA
7 8 (30.77%) CCDP
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 8 (30.77%) BGP
7 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) SSL
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) IPv4
9 6 (23.08%) IPv6
9 6 (23.08%) CCIE
9 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 6 (23.08%) ICMP
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Data Centre

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) IaaS
3 5 (19.23%) Office 365
3 5 (19.23%) PaaS
3 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) WAN
3 12 (46.15%) VPN
4 8 (30.77%) BGP
5 7 (26.92%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) DHCP
6 6 (23.08%) ICMP
6 6 (23.08%) IPv4
6 6 (23.08%) IPv6
6 6 (23.08%) SSL
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) Multicast
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) MPLS
9 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
9 3 (11.54%) Internet
9 3 (11.54%) Network Security
9 3 (11.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 11 (42.31%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Architect
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) JSON
1 5 (19.23%) WAP
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) VXML
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Network Design
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Project Management
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (19.23%) Project Governance
6 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
7 4 (15.38%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
8 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (11.54%) Process Management
9 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
9 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (7.69%) Internal Audit
9 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
2 12 (46.15%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) CCDA
3 8 (30.77%) CCDP
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) CCIE
6 4 (15.38%) CISSP
7 3 (11.54%) SANS
8 2 (7.69%) CISM
8 2 (7.69%) PCI QSA
9 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (3.85%) GCIA
9 1 (3.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) F5
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 2 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) Aruba
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) VMware