Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 290 267
Rank change year-on-year +42 -23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 75 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.48% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 72 40 51
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -20.83%
10th Percentile £32,425 £35,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £70,606 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% -3.81%

Network Design 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 9052 10159 9516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.76% 89.15% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7329 7943 7843
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 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +59 45 £55,000 -4.35%
Shropshire +1 18 £55,000 +41.94% 1
Worcestershire - 5 £77,500 -
Warwickshire 0 3 £70,000 +43.59%
Coventry +10 2 £69,500 +15.83% 1
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 53 (70.67%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (57.33%) Cisco
3 40 (53.33%) WAN
4 39 (52.00%) VPN
4 39 (52.00%) Firewall
5 37 (49.33%) CCNP
6 36 (48.00%) Project Management
7 32 (42.67%) Data Centre
8 31 (41.33%) ITIL
9 27 (36.00%) SSL
9 27 (36.00%) OSPF
10 25 (33.33%) Network Security
11 24 (32.00%) MPLS
12 23 (30.67%) BGP
12 23 (30.67%) LAN
12 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (29.33%) IPsec
14 21 (28.00%) CheckPoint
14 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (25.33%) CCNA
16 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (25.33%) Wireless
16 19 (25.33%) VLAN
16 19 (25.33%) Fortinet
16 19 (25.33%) Load Balancing
17 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
17 18 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (22.67%) HP

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 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (26.67%) 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 40 (53.33%) WAN
2 39 (52.00%) Firewall
2 39 (52.00%) VPN
3 27 (36.00%) OSPF
3 27 (36.00%) SSL
4 25 (33.33%) Network Security
5 24 (32.00%) MPLS
6 23 (30.67%) BGP
6 23 (30.67%) LAN
7 22 (29.33%) IPsec
8 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (25.33%) VLAN
9 19 (25.33%) Wireless
10 18 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (17.33%) Cisco ISE
12 13 (17.33%) Ethernet
12 13 (17.33%) SNMP
13 9 (12.00%) DNS
13 9 (12.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Billing
3 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Architect
2 14 (18.67%) Cloud Architect
2 14 (18.67%) Network Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Design Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Network Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Network Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Juniper Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) JSON
1 5 (6.67%) WAP
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.67%) Data Centre
2 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.33%) FlexPod
4 5 (6.67%) PKI
5 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
1 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Project Management
2 31 (41.33%) ITIL
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) Load Balancing
4 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
4 16 (21.33%) Network Architecture
4 16 (21.33%) Presales
5 15 (20.00%) Security Management
6 14 (18.67%) Line Management
7 13 (17.33%) Application Performance Management
7 13 (17.33%) Converged Infrastructure
7 13 (17.33%) ITIL V3
7 13 (17.33%) Migration
7 13 (17.33%) Performance Management
7 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
7 13 (17.33%) SIEM
7 13 (17.33%) Time Management
8 12 (16.00%) IT Strategy
9 11 (14.67%) Business Continuity
10 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (70.67%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (49.33%) CCNP
3 19 (25.33%) CCNA
4 15 (20.00%) CCIE
5 9 (12.00%) Degree
5 9 (12.00%) MCSE
5 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (10.67%) CCDP
7 7 (9.33%) CCDA
8 6 (8.00%) CCIP
8 6 (8.00%) JNCIE
8 6 (8.00%) JNCIP
9 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
10 3 (4.00%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.67%) CCIE Service Provider
12 1 (1.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.33%) QA
3 9 (12.00%) COBIT
4 5 (6.67%) NIST 800
5 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (57.33%) Cisco
2 21 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (25.33%) Fortinet
4 17 (22.67%) HP
5 16 (21.33%) Aruba
5 16 (21.33%) Brocade
6 15 (20.00%) F5
7 14 (18.67%) Oracle
8 13 (17.33%) Meraki
8 13 (17.33%) SolarWinds
8 13 (17.33%) Sourcefire
9 12 (16.00%) Juniper
10 9 (12.00%) VMware
11 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.00%) Nokia
13 5 (6.67%) McAfee
14 4 (5.33%) Symantec
15 2 (2.67%) Meru Networks