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

Network Design
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 179 188
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 38 65 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.05% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.20% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 24
Median salary £50,500 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% +22.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £39,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 4324 5436 4272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.03% 88.19% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3530 4374 3574
Median salary £42,500 £42,900 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.93% +0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,375 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 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 +16 21 £55,000 +10.00%
Herefordshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +15 2 £57,500 +46.49%
Worcestershire -11 2 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 62 (84.93%) Cisco
2 53 (72.60%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (68.49%) Firewall
4 49 (67.12%) CCNP
5 33 (45.21%) Network Security
6 31 (42.47%) CCIE
7 28 (38.36%) WAN
8 27 (36.99%) CCNA
9 25 (34.25%) LAN
10 22 (30.14%) ITIL
11 20 (27.40%) Juniper
11 20 (27.40%) MPLS
12 19 (26.03%) Data Centre
13 16 (21.92%) JNCIP
13 16 (21.92%) Avaya
14 15 (20.55%) CCIP
14 15 (20.55%) JNCIE
15 14 (19.18%) Skype
16 13 (17.81%) CheckPoint
17 11 (15.07%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
19 8 (10.96%) Information Security
20 7 (9.59%) Finance
20 7 (9.59%) CCSE
20 7 (9.59%) Fortinet
20 7 (9.59%) HP
20 7 (9.59%) VPN
20 7 (9.59%) Palo Alto
21 6 (8.22%) Cisco CUCM

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 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (68.49%) Firewall
2 33 (45.21%) Network Security
3 28 (38.36%) WAN
4 25 (34.25%) LAN
5 20 (27.40%) MPLS
6 14 (19.18%) Skype
7 11 (15.07%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (9.59%) VPN
10 6 (8.22%) VLAN
11 4 (5.48%) SSL
11 4 (5.48%) VoIP
12 3 (4.11%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (4.11%) DHCP
12 3 (4.11%) DNS
12 3 (4.11%) IPsec
12 3 (4.11%) OSPF
12 3 (4.11%) SNMP
12 3 (4.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (64.38%) Network Engineer
2 31 (42.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (35.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (27.40%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (21.92%) Design Engineer
6 15 (20.55%) IP Design Engineer
6 15 (20.55%) IP Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (19.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) Cisco Support
7 14 (19.18%) Network Support
7 14 (19.18%) Network Support Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) Project Support Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (19.18%) Support Engineer
8 13 (17.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
1 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Information Security
2 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
3 6 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (8.22%) SIEM
4 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.85%) Presales
5 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.48%) Project Management
5 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) SDLC
6 3 (4.11%) Time Management
6 3 (4.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Python
2 3 (4.11%) Perl
2 3 (4.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (72.60%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (67.12%) CCNP
3 31 (42.47%) CCIE
4 27 (36.99%) CCNA
5 16 (21.92%) JNCIP
6 15 (20.55%) CCIP
6 15 (20.55%) JNCIE
7 7 (9.59%) CCSE
8 4 (5.48%) CCDA
8 4 (5.48%) CCDP
8 4 (5.48%) CCSA
9 2 (2.74%) CISSP
9 2 (2.74%) Degree
10 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.37%) IISP
10 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.48%) Nexpose
3 3 (4.11%) Nessus
4 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 62 (84.93%) Cisco
2 20 (27.40%) Juniper
3 16 (21.92%) Avaya
4 13 (17.81%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.59%) Fortinet
5 7 (9.59%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.85%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.48%) Qualys
7 4 (5.48%) Rapid7
7 4 (5.48%) VMware
8 3 (4.11%) IBM
9 2 (2.74%) Cyberoam
9 2 (2.74%) F5
9 2 (2.74%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.74%) Mitel
9 2 (2.74%) Remedy
9 2 (2.74%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.37%) Aruba
10 1 (1.37%) Tufin
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