Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 305 298
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 34 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 77
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £42,925 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,606 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Network Architecture 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,489 8,847 11,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.79% 90.44% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,516 7,267 8,760
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Birmingham +7 19 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Warwickshire - 9 - - 4
Worcestershire +24 1 - -
Shropshire +11 1 £77,500 +40.91%
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Network Architecture 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (79.41%) CCNP
4 26 (76.47%) Network Management
5 22 (64.71%) Firewall
6 20 (58.82%) MPLS
6 20 (58.82%) CCNA
6 20 (58.82%) LAN
6 20 (58.82%) WAN
7 19 (55.88%) VPN
7 19 (55.88%) OSPF
7 19 (55.88%) VLAN
7 19 (55.88%) F5
7 19 (55.88%) Cisco Firepower
8 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
8 18 (52.94%) Presales
8 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (52.94%) Load Balancing
8 18 (52.94%) VMware
8 18 (52.94%) HP
9 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (50.00%) TACACS
9 17 (50.00%) Wireless
9 17 (50.00%) Tripwire
9 17 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 17 (50.00%) Driving Licence
9 17 (50.00%) Meraki
9 17 (50.00%) QRadar
9 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) LAN
2 20 (58.82%) MPLS
2 20 (58.82%) WAN
3 19 (55.88%) Cisco Firepower
3 19 (55.88%) OSPF
3 19 (55.88%) VLAN
3 19 (55.88%) VPN
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 17 (50.00%) TACACS
4 17 (50.00%) Wireless
5 11 (32.35%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Consultant
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco Consultant
2 18 (52.94%) Network Consultant
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
5 8 (23.53%) Presales Consultant
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco Presales Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) IP Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Network Support
9 1 (2.94%) Network Support Technician
9 1 (2.94%) Network Technician
9 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Server Support Technician
9 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 17 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Network Management
2 18 (52.94%) Load Balancing
2 18 (52.94%) Presales
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) Service Delivery
4 9 (26.47%) Document Management
4 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Service Management
4 9 (26.47%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Network Design
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Business Development
8 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.94%) Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security
8 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.94%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Validation
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (79.41%) CCNP
3 20 (58.82%) CCNA
4 11 (32.35%) Degree
5 9 (26.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE
7 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) QRadar
1 17 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.94%) EnCase
2 1 (2.94%) FTK
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) F5
3 18 (52.94%) HP
3 18 (52.94%) VMware
4 17 (50.00%) Meraki
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 17 (50.00%) Tripwire
5 7 (20.59%) Nokia
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Capita
8 1 (2.94%) Nuix