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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 68 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 62 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.66% 1.45% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 1.55% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 27 31
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £31,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2195 1999 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.54% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1886 1809 1340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 22 September 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 98 (96.08%) Cisco
2 91 (89.22%) Firewall
3 64 (62.75%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (60.78%) CheckPoint
5 52 (50.98%) CCNA
6 51 (50.00%) CCNP
7 49 (48.04%) WAN
8 44 (43.14%) LAN
9 38 (37.25%) Network Management
10 33 (32.35%) MPLS
11 32 (31.37%) OSPF
12 31 (30.39%) HP
12 31 (30.39%) Network Security
13 29 (28.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 24 (23.53%) VPN
15 23 (22.55%) Windows
16 22 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
18 17 (16.67%) EIGRP
18 17 (16.67%) BGP
18 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (15.69%) IPsec
19 16 (15.69%) Juniper
20 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
20 15 (14.71%) IP Telephony
21 14 (13.73%) CCSE
21 14 (13.73%) VMware
21 14 (13.73%) CCSA
21 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
22 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (89.22%) Firewall
2 49 (48.04%) WAN
3 44 (43.14%) LAN
4 33 (32.35%) MPLS
5 32 (31.37%) OSPF
6 31 (30.39%) Network Security
7 24 (23.53%) VPN
8 22 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
10 17 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 17 (16.67%) BGP
11 16 (15.69%) IPsec
12 15 (14.71%) IP Telephony
13 12 (11.76%) SAN
13 12 (11.76%) Wireless
14 11 (10.78%) DNS
14 11 (10.78%) VoIP
15 10 (9.80%) VPLS
15 10 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (8.82%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.80%) Legal
3 4 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Finance
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Statistics
2 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (0.98%) UNIX
6 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Network Management
2 29 (28.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.86%) Change Management
5 7 (6.86%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.90%) Fault Management
7 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.90%) ITIL
8 4 (3.92%) Time Management
9 2 (1.96%) Project Management
9 2 (1.96%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.96%) Network Design
9 2 (1.96%) SIEM
9 2 (1.96%) Coaching
10 1 (0.98%) Line Management
10 1 (0.98%) Mentoring
10 1 (0.98%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (62.75%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (50.98%) CCNA
3 51 (50.00%) CCNP
4 14 (13.73%) CCSE
4 14 (13.73%) CCSA
5 8 (7.84%) CCIP
6 7 (6.86%) CCIE
7 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.90%) MCSE
8 4 (3.92%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.92%) JNCIS
8 4 (3.92%) Degree
9 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.94%) MCITP
9 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.98%) CISM
11 1 (0.98%) CISSP
11 1 (0.98%) MCP
11 1 (0.98%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) XenApp
4 6 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.90%) vSphere
6 4 (3.92%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.94%) XenServer
7 3 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Netcool
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 98 (96.08%) Cisco
2 62 (60.78%) CheckPoint
3 31 (30.39%) HP
4 16 (15.69%) Juniper
5 14 (13.73%) VMware
6 10 (9.80%) NetApp
7 9 (8.82%) SonicWALL
7 9 (8.82%) Citrix
8 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.90%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.90%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.92%) Avaya
10 4 (3.92%) Nortel
10 4 (3.92%) F5
11 3 (2.94%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.94%) Dell
12 1 (0.98%) Meru Networks
12 1 (0.98%) Aruba
12 1 (0.98%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.98%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Robert Half Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago