The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 73 108 80
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 50 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.54% 0.74% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 0.79% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1855 1890 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.70% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1599 1669 1409
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Engineer
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (98.51%) Cisco
2 56 (83.58%) Firewall
3 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (56.72%) CCNP
5 36 (53.73%) CheckPoint
6 33 (49.25%) CCNA
6 33 (49.25%) WAN
7 29 (43.28%) MPLS
7 29 (43.28%) OSPF
8 28 (41.79%) LAN
9 27 (40.30%) Network Management
10 24 (35.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 22 (32.84%) HP
12 16 (23.88%) Network Security
12 16 (23.88%) BGP
13 15 (22.39%) VPN
14 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
14 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (17.91%) Windows
16 11 (16.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (16.42%) IP Telephony
17 10 (14.93%) Juniper
17 10 (14.93%) IPsec
17 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
18 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
18 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
18 9 (13.43%) VMware
19 8 (11.94%) Wireless
19 8 (11.94%) EIGRP
19 8 (11.94%) DNS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (83.58%) Firewall
2 33 (49.25%) WAN
3 29 (43.28%) MPLS
3 29 (43.28%) OSPF
4 28 (41.79%) LAN
5 16 (23.88%) Network Security
5 16 (23.88%) BGP
6 15 (22.39%) VPN
7 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
7 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (16.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (16.42%) IP Telephony
9 10 (14.93%) IPsec
10 8 (11.94%) Wireless
10 8 (11.94%) EIGRP
10 8 (11.94%) DNS
11 7 (10.45%) VPLS
11 7 (10.45%) SAN
12 5 (7.46%) DHCP
12 5 (7.46%) DWDM
General
1 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.45%) Legal
3 4 (5.97%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Statistics
2 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Network Management
2 24 (35.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (10.45%) Change Management
3 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) Fault Management
4 5 (7.46%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.99%) Network Design
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
7 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.49%) Migration
8 1 (1.49%) Service Management
8 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.49%) Time Management
8 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (56.72%) CCNP
3 33 (49.25%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) CCSE
4 7 (10.45%) CCSA
5 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.46%) MCSE
6 4 (5.97%) CCIP
7 3 (4.48%) CCIE
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.48%) MCITP
7 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) MCP
9 1 (1.49%) CISSP
9 1 (1.49%) CCDP
9 1 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.48%) VMware Server
4 3 (4.48%) XenApp
4 3 (4.48%) XenServer
4 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 66 (98.51%) Cisco
2 36 (53.73%) CheckPoint
3 22 (32.84%) HP
4 10 (14.93%) Juniper
5 9 (13.43%) VMware
6 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.46%) NetApp
8 4 (5.97%) Nortel
9 3 (4.48%) Citrix
9 3 (4.48%) WatchGuard
9 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.48%) F5
10 1 (1.49%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.49%) McAfee
10 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.49%) Aruba
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago