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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 83 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 45 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.18% 1.71% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.78% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 11
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +21.42%
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
1982 1746 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 96.52% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1577 1252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 95 (84.82%) Cisco
2 85 (75.89%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (66.96%) Firewall
4 58 (51.79%) CCNA
5 53 (47.32%) CCNP
5 53 (47.32%) WAN
5 53 (47.32%) LAN
6 38 (33.93%) Juniper
7 32 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 30 (26.79%) Network Security
9 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
10 28 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (20.54%) VMware
12 21 (18.75%) Project Management
12 21 (18.75%) VPN
13 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
13 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
14 18 (16.07%) Windows Server
14 18 (16.07%) Windows
15 17 (15.18%) IPv4
16 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (13.39%) vSphere
17 14 (12.50%) Intel Security
17 14 (12.50%) BGP
18 13 (11.61%) MPLS
18 13 (11.61%) HP
19 12 (10.71%) CCIE
19 12 (10.71%) VoIP
19 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
20 11 (9.82%) SAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (66.96%) Firewall
2 53 (47.32%) LAN
2 53 (47.32%) WAN
3 30 (26.79%) Network Security
4 28 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (18.75%) VPN
6 17 (15.18%) IPv4
7 14 (12.50%) BGP
8 13 (11.61%) MPLS
9 12 (10.71%) VoIP
10 11 (9.82%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (9.82%) SAN
11 9 (8.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (8.04%) IPsec
11 9 (8.04%) SNMP
12 8 (7.14%) OSPF
13 7 (6.25%) Internet
13 7 (6.25%) Multicast
14 6 (5.36%) EIGRP
14 6 (5.36%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.36%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
1 18 (16.07%) Windows Server
2 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.25%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.36%) CatOS
5 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) Project Management
2 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
3 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 8 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 7 (6.25%) Network Management
5 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.36%) Network Design
5 6 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (4.46%) Change Control
6 5 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (3.57%) ITIL
8 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.68%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.79%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.79%) SIEM
9 2 (1.79%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (75.89%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (51.79%) CCNA
3 53 (47.32%) CCNP
4 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
5 12 (10.71%) CCIE
5 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.36%) CCSA
7 6 (5.36%) MCSA
7 6 (5.36%) MCSE
7 6 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.79%) CCIP
8 2 (1.79%) Degree
8 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.89%) CCDP
9 1 (0.89%) CCVP
9 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.89%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) vSphere
2 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.36%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (5.36%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) SELinux
2 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (84.82%) Cisco
2 38 (33.93%) Juniper
3 32 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 23 (20.54%) VMware
5 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
6 14 (12.50%) Intel Security
7 13 (11.61%) HP
8 10 (8.93%) F5
9 8 (7.14%) NetApp
10 7 (6.25%) Verint
11 6 (5.36%) Dell
11 6 (5.36%) NICE Systems
11 6 (5.36%) Nokia
11 6 (5.36%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.79%) Avaya
13 2 (1.79%) Citrix
13 2 (1.79%) Mitel
13 2 (1.79%) Palo Alto
14 1 (0.89%) Nortel
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