Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 239 263
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Design 71 75 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.85% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 46 86 125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £52,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.09% +4.76% -

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 8,547 8,873 11,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.80% 90.36% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,562 7,294 8,735
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +7 55 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Shropshire +16 10 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Worcestershire +22 2 £82,500 +106.25%
Coventry -4 2 £65,500 +24.76%
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 52 (73.24%) LAN
1 52 (73.24%) WAN
2 48 (67.61%) SSL
2 48 (67.61%) Firewall
3 46 (64.79%) ITIL
4 33 (46.48%) Cisco
4 33 (46.48%) CCNP
4 33 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (42.25%) SAN
5 30 (42.25%) Windows
5 30 (42.25%) Windows Server
6 29 (40.85%) VoIP
6 29 (40.85%) Active Directory
6 29 (40.85%) VPN
6 29 (40.85%) CheckPoint
7 28 (39.44%) Project Management
7 28 (39.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (38.03%) IPsec
8 27 (38.03%) Finance
8 27 (38.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (38.03%) VMware
8 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (38.03%) MS Exchange
8 27 (38.03%) CCDP
8 27 (38.03%) PRINCE2
8 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
8 27 (38.03%) Business Continuity
8 27 (38.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (38.03%) COBIT
8 27 (38.03%) Network Security

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 27 (38.03%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.76%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (73.24%) LAN
1 52 (73.24%) WAN
2 48 (67.61%) Firewall
2 48 (67.61%) SSL
3 30 (42.25%) SAN
4 29 (40.85%) VoIP
4 29 (40.85%) VPN
5 27 (38.03%) IPsec
5 27 (38.03%) Network Security
6 25 (35.21%) DHCP
6 25 (35.21%) DNS
7 22 (30.99%) MPLS
7 22 (30.99%) VLAN
8 21 (29.58%) Cisco Firepower
8 21 (29.58%) OSPF
9 20 (28.17%) Ethernet
9 20 (28.17%) SNMP
10 19 (26.76%) BGP
10 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
10 19 (26.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) CANoe
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.41%) Automotive
2 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
1 27 (38.03%) Support Analyst
2 24 (33.80%) Architect
3 22 (30.99%) Security Architect
3 22 (30.99%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (29.58%) Security Solutions Architect
5 20 (28.17%) Network Analyst
5 20 (28.17%) Network Support
5 20 (28.17%) Network Support Analyst
6 10 (14.08%) Network Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Network Design Specialist
8 5 (7.04%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Cyberthreat
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
1 19 (26.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (11.27%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Windows
1 30 (42.25%) Windows Server
2 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) ITIL
2 28 (39.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (39.44%) Project Management
3 27 (38.03%) Business Continuity
3 27 (38.03%) IT Strategy
3 27 (38.03%) PRINCE2
3 27 (38.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (38.03%) Translating Business Requirements
4 24 (33.80%) Load Balancing
5 21 (29.58%) Presales
6 20 (28.17%) Incident Management
6 20 (28.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (26.76%) E-Commerce
7 19 (26.76%) ITIL V3
7 19 (26.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 19 (26.76%) SIEM
7 19 (26.76%) Software Optimisation
8 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) C
1 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (46.48%) CCNP
1 33 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (38.03%) CCDP
3 20 (28.17%) CISSP
3 20 (28.17%) ISSAP
4 19 (26.76%) CCSE
4 19 (26.76%) IISP
4 19 (26.76%) JNCIP
5 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
6 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.23%) Degree
8 2 (2.82%) CCNA
8 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) CCIE
9 1 (1.41%) CCSA
9 1 (1.41%) CCSP
9 1 (1.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.03%) COBIT
1 27 (38.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) NIST 800
System Software
1 29 (40.85%) Active Directory
2 27 (38.03%) VMware ESXi
2 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) QRadar
2 2 (2.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (46.48%) Cisco
2 29 (40.85%) CheckPoint
3 27 (38.03%) VMware
4 20 (28.17%) Fortinet
5 19 (26.76%) Forcepoint
5 19 (26.76%) IBM
5 19 (26.76%) Juniper
5 19 (26.76%) LogRhythm
5 19 (26.76%) Splunk
5 19 (26.76%) Tufin
6 10 (14.08%) F5
6 10 (14.08%) Nokia
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.82%) Aruba
8 2 (2.82%) Brocade
8 2 (2.82%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.82%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.41%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat