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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 225 200
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 11 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.40% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 12
Median salary £49,250 £50,000 £44,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.50% +12.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £37,750 £26,175
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

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 4292 5449 4295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.00% 88.26% 83.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3504 4384 3593
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Birmingham +5 7 £54,750 +9.50% 2
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 13 (44.83%) Windows
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
1 13 (44.83%) Information Security
1 13 (44.83%) Network Security
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) VPN
4 10 (34.48%) CCNP
4 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (31.03%) CISSP
6 8 (27.59%) HTTP
6 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
6 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
6 8 (27.59%) SANS
7 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
7 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
7 7 (24.14%) SNMP
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) FTP
8 6 (20.69%) IPv4
8 6 (20.69%) IPv6
8 6 (20.69%) POP3
8 6 (20.69%) SMTP
8 6 (20.69%) DHCP
8 6 (20.69%) ICMP

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 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Network Security
2 10 (34.48%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 8 (27.59%) HTTP
4 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 7 (24.14%) SNMP
5 6 (20.69%) DHCP
5 6 (20.69%) FTP
5 6 (20.69%) ICMP
5 6 (20.69%) IPv4
5 6 (20.69%) IPv6
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) POP3
5 6 (20.69%) SMTP
6 3 (10.34%) WAN
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.90%) SAN
7 2 (6.90%) SSL
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Information Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Security Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
4 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
5 6 (20.69%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (20.69%) SIEM
6 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
6 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (13.79%) Data Privacy
7 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Network Design
8 3 (10.34%) Network Management
9 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) ITSM
9 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.45%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNP
3 9 (31.03%) CISSP
4 8 (27.59%) SANS
5 6 (20.69%) GCIA
5 6 (20.69%) GCIH
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
7 3 (10.34%) CISM
8 2 (6.90%) CCDA
8 2 (6.90%) CCDP
8 2 (6.90%) CCIE
8 2 (6.90%) PCI QSA
8 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (20.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) Mitel
6 1 (3.45%) Aruba
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Meraki
6 1 (3.45%) webMethods
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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