Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 311 295
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Architecture 38 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 30
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,750 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.18% +144.87% -22.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £39,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £70,243 £81,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +9.52%

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 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Shropshire +9 11 £55,000 +12.24%
Warwickshire +9 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Birmingham +6 10 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Coventry +6 4 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Worcestershire -7 2 - -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (76.32%) Firewall
3 27 (71.05%) VPN
4 26 (68.42%) CCNP
5 24 (63.16%) WAN
6 22 (57.89%) Cisco
7 20 (52.63%) OSPF
8 16 (42.11%) Network Design
8 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (39.47%) LAN
9 15 (39.47%) HP
9 15 (39.47%) Juniper
10 14 (36.84%) CCNA
10 14 (36.84%) Project Management
11 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
12 11 (28.95%) ITIL
12 11 (28.95%) Junos
12 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
13 10 (26.32%) Degree
14 9 (23.68%) JNCIA
14 9 (23.68%) JNCIS
14 9 (23.68%) CCDA
14 9 (23.68%) CCDP
14 9 (23.68%) MPLS
15 8 (21.05%) Wireless
15 8 (21.05%) CCIE
15 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (2.63%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) IaaS
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) PaaS
2 5 (13.16%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 27 (71.05%) VPN
3 24 (63.16%) WAN
4 20 (52.63%) OSPF
5 15 (39.47%) LAN
6 11 (28.95%) Junos
7 9 (23.68%) MPLS
8 8 (21.05%) Network Security
8 8 (21.05%) Wireless
9 7 (18.42%) BGP
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (13.16%) DHCP
10 5 (13.16%) DNS
10 5 (13.16%) ICMP
10 5 (13.16%) IPv4
10 5 (13.16%) IPv6
10 5 (13.16%) Multicast
10 5 (13.16%) SSL
10 5 (13.16%) TACACS
10 5 (13.16%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Cloud Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Network Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Network Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Juniper Architect
7 3 (7.89%) IT Architect
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Core Network Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) IP Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Information Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) JSON
1 5 (13.16%) WAP
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) COM
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Driving Licence
2 5 (13.16%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Network Design
2 14 (36.84%) Project Management
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
5 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
5 7 (18.42%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Network Management
7 5 (13.16%) Presales
7 5 (13.16%) Project Governance
7 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 4 (10.53%) Information Security
9 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
10 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (5.26%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (68.42%) CCNP
3 14 (36.84%) CCNA
4 10 (26.32%) Degree
5 9 (23.68%) CCDA
5 9 (23.68%) CCDP
5 9 (23.68%) JNCIA
5 9 (23.68%) JNCIS
6 8 (21.05%) CCIE
7 4 (10.53%) CISSP
8 2 (5.26%) CCIP
8 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (5.26%) CISM
8 2 (5.26%) JNCIE
8 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) QRadar
1 4 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) HP
2 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 6 (15.79%) F5
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) Meraki
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) Tripwire
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Pega