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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 83 110 64
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 47 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.28% 0.64% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 0.68% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45 11 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,592 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1964 1771 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 94.20% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1575 1380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 107 (97.27%) Cisco
2 99 (90.00%) Firewall
3 75 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 71 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (50.91%) CCNA
6 45 (40.91%) CCNP
7 44 (40.00%) WAN
8 42 (38.18%) LAN
9 39 (35.45%) Network Security
10 35 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (30.91%) Network Management
12 32 (29.09%) Performance Monitoring
13 29 (26.36%) MPLS
14 27 (24.55%) VPN
15 26 (23.64%) Juniper
16 24 (21.82%) HP
17 22 (20.00%) OSPF
18 20 (18.18%) CCSA
18 20 (18.18%) CCSE
19 16 (14.55%) Blue Coat
20 15 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
20 15 (13.64%) EIGRP
21 14 (12.73%) IPsec
21 14 (12.73%) BGP
21 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
21 14 (12.73%) Windows
22 12 (10.91%) Fortinet
22 12 (10.91%) JNCIA
22 12 (10.91%) JNCIS
23 11 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (90.00%) Firewall
2 44 (40.00%) WAN
3 42 (38.18%) LAN
4 39 (35.45%) Network Security
5 35 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (26.36%) MPLS
7 27 (24.55%) VPN
8 22 (20.00%) OSPF
9 15 (13.64%) EIGRP
9 15 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (12.73%) IPsec
10 14 (12.73%) BGP
10 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
11 11 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (9.09%) VoIP
13 8 (7.27%) VPLS
14 7 (6.36%) Wireless
15 6 (5.45%) IP Telephony
15 6 (5.45%) SAN
16 4 (3.64%) DSL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Legal
2 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Thin Client
1 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
1 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.82%) Clustering
2 2 (1.82%) Statistics
2 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) Linux
6 1 (0.91%) UNIX
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) Network Management
2 32 (29.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (8.18%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
4 5 (4.55%) Change Management
5 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.64%) ITIL
5 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.64%) Time Management
6 3 (2.73%) Use Case
6 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.73%) Coaching
7 2 (1.82%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.82%) Migration
7 2 (1.82%) Fault Management
7 2 (1.82%) SIEM
8 1 (0.91%) Change Control
8 1 (0.91%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (0.91%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (50.91%) CCNA
3 45 (40.91%) CCNP
4 20 (18.18%) CCSA
4 20 (18.18%) CCSE
5 12 (10.91%) JNCIA
5 12 (10.91%) JNCIS
6 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.45%) CCIE
8 5 (4.55%) CCIP
9 4 (3.64%) Degree
10 1 (0.91%) MCITP
10 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.91%) MCP
10 1 (0.91%) MCSE
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.55%) XenApp
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.55%) vSphere
3 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.73%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Netcool
2 1 (0.91%) Nagios
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (97.27%) Cisco
2 75 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 26 (23.64%) Juniper
4 24 (21.82%) HP
5 16 (14.55%) Blue Coat
6 12 (10.91%) Fortinet
7 7 (6.36%) VMware
7 7 (6.36%) SonicWALL
7 7 (6.36%) Citrix
8 6 (5.45%) NetApp
9 4 (3.64%) Avaya
9 4 (3.64%) F5
10 3 (2.73%) Dell
10 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.82%) Nortel
12 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.91%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.91%) Mitel
12 1 (0.91%) WatchGuard
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