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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 83 104 61
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 12 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 0.75% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.79% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 43
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1758 1514 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.07% 94.15% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1327 1331
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 23 January 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 100 (97.09%) Cisco
2 90 (87.38%) Firewall
3 67 (65.05%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (64.08%) CheckPoint
5 53 (51.46%) CCNA
6 39 (37.86%) CCNP
7 35 (33.98%) WAN
8 34 (33.01%) LAN
9 33 (32.04%) Network Security
10 32 (31.07%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (27.18%) Juniper
12 26 (25.24%) VPN
13 25 (24.27%) Network Management
14 24 (23.30%) Performance Monitoring
15 23 (22.33%) MPLS
16 18 (17.48%) OSPF
16 18 (17.48%) HP
17 17 (16.50%) Blue Coat
18 16 (15.53%) CCSE
18 16 (15.53%) CCSA
19 15 (14.56%) Intrusion Detection
20 14 (13.59%) Windows
21 12 (11.65%) Finance
21 12 (11.65%) JNCIA
21 12 (11.65%) JNCIS
21 12 (11.65%) Fortinet
21 12 (11.65%) BGP
21 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
22 11 (10.68%) EIGRP
22 11 (10.68%) IPsec

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (87.38%) Firewall
2 35 (33.98%) WAN
3 34 (33.01%) LAN
4 33 (32.04%) Network Security
5 32 (31.07%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (25.24%) VPN
7 23 (22.33%) MPLS
8 18 (17.48%) OSPF
9 15 (14.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (11.65%) BGP
10 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
11 11 (10.68%) EIGRP
11 11 (10.68%) IPsec
12 10 (9.71%) VoIP
13 7 (6.80%) IPv4
13 7 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (5.83%) HSRP
14 6 (5.83%) VRRP
14 6 (5.83%) Wireless
15 5 (4.85%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Thin Client
1 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
1 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.94%) Clustering
3 1 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) Linux
6 1 (0.97%) UNIX
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Network Management
2 24 (23.30%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (6.80%) Load Balancing
4 5 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (3.88%) Use Case
5 4 (3.88%) Time Management
5 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.91%) Change Management
7 2 (1.94%) SIEM
7 2 (1.94%) Change Control
7 2 (1.94%) Coaching
7 2 (1.94%) ITIL
7 2 (1.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.94%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (1.94%) Migration
8 1 (0.97%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (0.97%) Information Security
8 1 (0.97%) Fault Management
8 1 (0.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (65.05%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (51.46%) CCNA
3 39 (37.86%) CCNP
4 16 (15.53%) CCSE
4 16 (15.53%) CCSA
5 12 (11.65%) JNCIA
5 12 (11.65%) JNCIS
6 7 (6.80%) CCIE
7 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.85%) CCIP
9 4 (3.88%) Degree
10 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.97%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.85%) vSphere
3 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) XenApp
4 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.91%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) Netcool
1 1 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (97.09%) Cisco
2 66 (64.08%) CheckPoint
3 28 (27.18%) Juniper
4 18 (17.48%) HP
5 17 (16.50%) Blue Coat
6 12 (11.65%) Fortinet
7 7 (6.80%) VMware
8 6 (5.83%) Citrix
8 6 (5.83%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.85%) NetApp
10 4 (3.88%) Avaya
11 3 (2.91%) Dell
12 2 (1.94%) F5
13 1 (0.97%) Mitel
13 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.97%) Kaseya
13 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.97%) Nortel
13 1 (0.97%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 12 days ago