Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 284 307
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 29 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 38
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +73.91%
10th Percentile £26,750 £36,750 £36,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,424 £69,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 7,791 9,037 10,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.24% 91.27% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,962 7,431 8,470
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +13 14 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £28,500 -
Coventry +13 3 - -
Shropshire +8 1 £77,500 +40.91% 1
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 24 (82.76%) LAN
2 24 (82.76%) WAN
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco
3 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
4 18 (62.07%) CCNP
4 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (58.62%) MPLS
5 17 (58.62%) HP
5 17 (58.62%) VPN
5 17 (58.62%) VMware
6 15 (51.72%) Presales
7 14 (48.28%) Meraki
7 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (48.28%) Cisco Firepower
7 14 (48.28%) Wireless
7 14 (48.28%) VLAN
7 14 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (48.28%) OSPF
8 13 (44.83%) Windows
9 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 12 (41.38%) F5
10 11 (37.93%) Network Management
10 11 (37.93%) WhatsUp Gold
10 11 (37.93%) SolarWinds
10 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (37.93%) Driving Licence
10 11 (37.93%) QRadar
10 11 (37.93%) Cisco Wireless

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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 24 (82.76%) LAN
2 24 (82.76%) WAN
3 17 (58.62%) MPLS
3 17 (58.62%) VPN
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco Firepower
4 14 (48.28%) OSPF
4 14 (48.28%) VLAN
4 14 (48.28%) Wireless
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco Wireless
5 11 (37.93%) TACACS
6 6 (20.69%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (20.69%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
1 12 (41.38%) Network Consultant
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Consultant
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Network Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Presales Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Support Technician
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Presales Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.79%) IT Support
6 4 (13.79%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (13.79%) IT Technician
6 4 (13.79%) Network Support
6 4 (13.79%) Network Support Technician
6 4 (13.79%) Network Technician
6 4 (13.79%) Server Support
6 4 (13.79%) Server Support Technician
6 4 (13.79%) Server Technician
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (37.93%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Presales
2 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
2 11 (37.93%) Network Management
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Network Design
6 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Strategic Management
7 1 (3.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) CCNP
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) CISM
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.79%) SLA
3 3 (10.34%) GDPR
3 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) QRadar
1 11 (37.93%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) HP
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Meraki
4 12 (41.38%) F5
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) SolarWinds
5 11 (37.93%) Tripwire
6 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia