The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 204 197
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 36 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.76% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 19
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,414 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Network Design 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 4576 5402 5023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 88.69% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 4188 4136
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the West Midlands

Network Design
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Design in the West Midlands

Network Design
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Design in the West Midlands

Network Design
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 Design within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham +16 17 £43,000 -31.20% 2
Shropshire +17 15 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Coventry -5 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network Design 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 Design.

1 54 (72.00%) Firewall
2 52 (69.33%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (68.00%) Cisco
4 45 (60.00%) CCNP
5 36 (48.00%) WAN
6 34 (45.33%) Data Centre
7 31 (41.33%) CCIE
8 27 (36.00%) VPN
9 24 (32.00%) ITIL
9 24 (32.00%) Network Security
10 23 (30.67%) MPLS
11 22 (29.33%) CCNA
12 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (26.67%) Juniper
14 19 (25.33%) LAN
15 18 (24.00%) Project Management
15 18 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (21.33%) JNCIP
17 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (20.00%) CheckPoint
18 15 (20.00%) CCIP
18 15 (20.00%) JNCIE
18 15 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (18.67%) Network Architecture
20 12 (16.00%) Avaya
20 12 (16.00%) OSPF
20 12 (16.00%) Oracle
20 12 (16.00%) VLAN
20 12 (16.00%) Load Balancing

Network Design
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 5 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.00%) Office 365
4 5 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.67%) IaaS
4 5 (6.67%) PaaS
4 5 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.00%) Firewall
2 36 (48.00%) WAN
3 27 (36.00%) VPN
4 24 (32.00%) Network Security
5 23 (30.67%) MPLS
6 19 (25.33%) LAN
7 15 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (16.00%) OSPF
8 12 (16.00%) VLAN
9 11 (14.67%) SSL
10 10 (13.33%) BGP
10 10 (13.33%) Skype
10 10 (13.33%) Wireless
11 9 (12.00%) DHCP
11 9 (12.00%) DNS
12 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
13 7 (9.33%) IPv6
13 7 (9.33%) SNMP
14 6 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Network Engineer
2 24 (32.00%) Architect
3 21 (28.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (26.67%) Design Engineer
5 15 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (20.00%) IP Design Engineer
5 15 (20.00%) IP Engineer
6 14 (18.67%) Network Architect
7 13 (17.33%) Support Engineer
8 12 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) Network Support
9 11 (14.67%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (13.33%) Cisco Support
10 10 (13.33%) Project Support Engineer
10 10 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) JSON
1 5 (6.67%) WAP
2 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (45.33%) Data Centre
2 18 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.67%) PKI
5 3 (4.00%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.33%) FMCG
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) Project Management
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.67%) Network Architecture
5 12 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.67%) Information Security
7 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.00%) Presales
8 6 (8.00%) SIEM
8 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 5 (6.67%) Security Management
9 5 (6.67%) Software Delivery
9 5 (6.67%) Time Management
9 5 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (6.67%) Workflow
10 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (69.33%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (60.00%) CCNP
3 31 (41.33%) CCIE
4 22 (29.33%) CCNA
5 16 (21.33%) JNCIP
6 15 (20.00%) CCIP
6 15 (20.00%) JNCIE
7 10 (13.33%) Degree
8 9 (12.00%) CCDP
9 8 (10.67%) CCDA
10 4 (5.33%) CCSE
11 2 (2.67%) CCSA
11 2 (2.67%) CISSP
11 2 (2.67%) ISSAP
12 1 (1.33%) CCSP
12 1 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.33%) IISP
12 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
12 1 (1.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.33%) MISRA
4 1 (1.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.33%) SCCM
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.00%) Nexpose
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.67%) Nessus
5 1 (1.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (68.00%) Cisco
2 20 (26.67%) Juniper
3 15 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (16.00%) Avaya
4 12 (16.00%) Oracle
5 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
6 7 (9.33%) HP
7 6 (8.00%) McAfee
8 5 (6.67%) Aruba
8 5 (6.67%) F5
8 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.67%) Nokia
9 4 (5.33%) Brocade
9 4 (5.33%) Meraki
9 4 (5.33%) Symantec
10 3 (4.00%) Qualys
10 3 (4.00%) Rapid7
10 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.00%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.67%) Palo Alto
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