The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 56 73 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 78 57 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.98% 2.60% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 2.76% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 74 51 28
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £29,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1848 2066 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.38% 94.17% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1748 1802
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 123 (96.85%) Cisco
2 94 (74.02%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (74.02%) Firewall
3 76 (59.84%) CCNP
4 71 (55.91%) CheckPoint
5 53 (41.73%) BGP
6 47 (37.01%) Juniper
7 44 (34.65%) CCNA
8 42 (33.07%) OSPF
9 38 (29.92%) F5
10 33 (25.98%) CCIE
11 29 (22.83%) MPLS
12 28 (22.05%) Cisco IOS
13 27 (21.26%) Network Security
13 27 (21.26%) WAN
14 26 (20.47%) LAN
15 23 (18.11%) VPN
16 22 (17.32%) McAfee
16 22 (17.32%) Telecoms
16 22 (17.32%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (15.75%) Riverbed
18 17 (13.39%) VMware
18 17 (13.39%) EIGRP
19 16 (12.60%) Service Delivery
19 16 (12.60%) Cisco ASA
19 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
20 15 (11.81%) Spanning Tree
20 15 (11.81%) Load Balancing
20 15 (11.81%) SLA
20 15 (11.81%) VoIP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.66%) MS Exchange
1 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 94 (74.02%) Firewall
2 53 (41.73%) BGP
3 42 (33.07%) OSPF
4 29 (22.83%) MPLS
5 28 (22.05%) Cisco IOS
6 27 (21.26%) Network Security
6 27 (21.26%) WAN
7 26 (20.47%) LAN
8 23 (18.11%) VPN
9 22 (17.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (13.39%) EIGRP
11 16 (12.60%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (11.81%) VoIP
12 15 (11.81%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (7.87%) SAN
14 9 (7.09%) BIG-IP
15 8 (6.30%) Internet
15 8 (6.30%) SNMP
15 8 (6.30%) IPsec
16 7 (5.51%) Multicast
General
1 22 (17.32%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.45%) Finance
3 7 (5.51%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Automotive
6 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.51%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.57%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Windows
2 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (7.87%) Linux
4 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.60%) Service Delivery
2 15 (11.81%) Load Balancing
3 12 (9.45%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (8.66%) Change Control
5 10 (7.87%) Network Management
5 10 (7.87%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (5.51%) Project Planning
6 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) Network Design
8 5 (3.94%) Change Management
8 5 (3.94%) ITIL
8 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.15%) Fault Management
10 3 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.36%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.36%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.57%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) C
1 4 (3.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (74.02%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (59.84%) CCNP
3 44 (34.65%) CCNA
4 33 (25.98%) CCIE
5 12 (9.45%) CCSA
6 5 (3.94%) CCSE
6 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.15%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.15%) CCDP
7 4 (3.15%) CCIP
8 2 (1.57%) MCP
8 2 (1.57%) MCSE
8 2 (1.57%) MCSA
8 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) SLA
2 9 (7.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.87%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.51%) vSphere
4 7 (5.51%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (5.51%) XenApp
5 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) SELinux
2 7 (5.51%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 123 (96.85%) Cisco
2 71 (55.91%) CheckPoint
3 47 (37.01%) Juniper
4 38 (29.92%) F5
5 22 (17.32%) McAfee
6 20 (15.75%) Riverbed
7 17 (13.39%) VMware
8 13 (10.24%) HP
9 12 (9.45%) SonicWALL
10 7 (5.51%) Dell
10 7 (5.51%) Citrix
10 7 (5.51%) NetApp
10 7 (5.51%) Nokia
10 7 (5.51%) Verint
11 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
12 5 (3.94%) Avaya
12 5 (3.94%) Kaspersky
12 5 (3.94%) Mitel
13 4 (3.15%) Sophos
13 4 (3.15%) Symantec
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car
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