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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 89 97 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 33 16 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.81% 0.89% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.93% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 36
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £32,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.39% -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
1751 1714 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.21% 95.54% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1490 1348
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 April 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 69 (97.18%) Cisco
2 56 (78.87%) Firewall
3 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (50.70%) CCNA
5 35 (49.30%) CheckPoint
6 23 (32.39%) CCNP
7 19 (26.76%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (22.54%) Juniper
9 15 (21.13%) VPN
10 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
11 13 (18.31%) OSPF
12 12 (16.90%) WAN
12 12 (16.90%) Finance
13 11 (15.49%) BGP
13 11 (15.49%) Change Control
14 10 (14.08%) LAN
14 10 (14.08%) Network Security
15 9 (12.68%) Blue Coat
15 9 (12.68%) IPsec
15 9 (12.68%) Windows
15 9 (12.68%) MPLS
16 8 (11.27%) VoIP
16 8 (11.27%) IPv4
16 8 (11.27%) Project Planning
17 7 (9.86%) SonicWALL
17 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
17 7 (9.86%) SAN
17 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
17 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 56 (78.87%) Firewall
2 19 (26.76%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (21.13%) VPN
4 13 (18.31%) OSPF
5 12 (16.90%) WAN
6 11 (15.49%) BGP
7 10 (14.08%) Network Security
7 10 (14.08%) LAN
8 9 (12.68%) MPLS
8 9 (12.68%) IPsec
9 8 (11.27%) VoIP
9 8 (11.27%) IPv4
10 7 (9.86%) SAN
10 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (7.04%) FWSM
11 5 (7.04%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (5.63%) VLAN
13 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
General
1 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Handset
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) DTV
3 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.41%) UNIX
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Change Control
2 8 (11.27%) Project Planning
3 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.04%) Network Design
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.04%) Network Management
5 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.63%) Use Case
6 2 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Migration
6 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.41%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.41%) Information Security
7 1 (1.41%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.41%) B2B
7 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (50.70%) CCNA
3 23 (32.39%) CCNP
4 5 (7.04%) CCSA
4 5 (7.04%) CCSE
4 5 (7.04%) JNCIA
4 5 (7.04%) JNCIS
4 5 (7.04%) CCIE
5 2 (2.82%) MCP
5 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 2 (2.82%) MCSA
5 2 (2.82%) CCDP
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCIP
6 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.04%) XenApp
2 5 (7.04%) vSphere
2 5 (7.04%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (97.18%) Cisco
2 35 (49.30%) CheckPoint
3 16 (22.54%) Juniper
4 9 (12.68%) Blue Coat
5 7 (9.86%) SonicWALL
6 6 (8.45%) Fortinet
6 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) Mitel
6 6 (8.45%) Citrix
6 6 (8.45%) HP
7 5 (7.04%) Dell
7 5 (7.04%) Avaya
7 5 (7.04%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Sophos
8 2 (2.82%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.82%) F5
8 2 (2.82%) AVG
9 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
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