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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 87 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 43 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.36% 1.50% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.59% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 26
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.12% -1.25%
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
1753 1766 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.37% 94.84% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1562 1351
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,255
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 67 (95.71%) Cisco
2 57 (81.43%) Firewall
3 50 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (52.86%) CCNA
5 32 (45.71%) CheckPoint
6 30 (42.86%) CCNP
7 18 (25.71%) OSPF
8 16 (22.86%) BGP
8 16 (22.86%) WAN
9 15 (21.43%) Juniper
9 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (20.00%) LAN
11 12 (17.14%) Change Control
11 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
12 11 (15.71%) VPN
12 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
13 10 (14.29%) Windows
13 10 (14.29%) Finance
14 9 (12.86%) MPLS
15 8 (11.43%) IPsec
15 8 (11.43%) SonicWALL
15 8 (11.43%) Network Security
15 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
15 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
15 8 (11.43%) VoIP
15 8 (11.43%) IPv4
15 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
15 8 (11.43%) SAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 57 (81.43%) Firewall
2 18 (25.71%) OSPF
3 16 (22.86%) BGP
3 16 (22.86%) WAN
4 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (20.00%) LAN
6 11 (15.71%) VPN
7 9 (12.86%) MPLS
8 8 (11.43%) IPsec
8 8 (11.43%) VoIP
8 8 (11.43%) IPv4
8 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 8 (11.43%) SAN
8 8 (11.43%) Network Security
9 6 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.14%) FWSM
10 5 (7.14%) VLAN
11 4 (5.71%) Wireless
11 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
General
1 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.86%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Change Control
2 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
3 7 (10.00%) Network Design
3 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Network Management
6 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.43%) Project Management
8 1 (1.43%) Use Case
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.43%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.43%) DNA
8 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (52.86%) CCNA
3 30 (42.86%) CCNP
4 7 (10.00%) CCIE
5 3 (4.29%) CCSA
5 3 (4.29%) CCSE
6 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) MCSE
6 2 (2.86%) MCSA
6 2 (2.86%) CCDP
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
7 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) XenApp
3 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 5 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (95.71%) Cisco
2 32 (45.71%) CheckPoint
3 15 (21.43%) Juniper
4 8 (11.43%) SonicWALL
5 7 (10.00%) F5
5 7 (10.00%) Citrix
5 7 (10.00%) HP
5 7 (10.00%) VMware
6 5 (7.14%) Mitel
6 5 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.14%) Dell
6 5 (7.14%) Avaya
6 5 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.29%) Symantec
7 3 (4.29%) Sophos
7 3 (4.29%) AVG
7 3 (4.29%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.29%) Kaspersky
7 3 (4.29%) Riverbed
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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