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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 87 92 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 31 16 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.77% 0.98% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.02% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 45
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £52,500
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
1681 1565 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 95.66% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1359 1315
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 £64,000
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 30 March 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (77.63%) Firewall
3 57 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (60.53%) CCNA
5 38 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 30 (39.47%) CCNP
7 24 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (26.32%) Juniper
9 19 (25.00%) WAN
10 17 (22.37%) VPN
11 16 (21.05%) LAN
11 16 (21.05%) MPLS
11 16 (21.05%) OSPF
12 15 (19.74%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (18.42%) Network Security
14 13 (17.11%) Finance
15 12 (15.79%) Blue Coat
15 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
16 11 (14.47%) BGP
16 11 (14.47%) Network Management
17 9 (11.84%) HP
17 9 (11.84%) Fortinet
18 8 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
18 8 (10.53%) JNCIA
18 8 (10.53%) JNCIS
18 8 (10.53%) CCSE
18 8 (10.53%) CCSA
18 8 (10.53%) Change Control
19 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
19 7 (9.21%) Project Planning

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 59 (77.63%) Firewall
2 24 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (25.00%) WAN
4 17 (22.37%) VPN
5 16 (21.05%) LAN
5 16 (21.05%) MPLS
5 16 (21.05%) OSPF
6 14 (18.42%) Network Security
7 11 (14.47%) BGP
8 8 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (7.89%) VoIP
11 5 (6.58%) IPsec
12 4 (5.26%) FWSM
12 4 (5.26%) IPv4
12 4 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
13 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
14 2 (2.63%) IPv6
14 2 (2.63%) VLAN
14 2 (2.63%) DSL
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Handset
2 1 (1.32%) Clustering
2 1 (1.32%) Statistics
2 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
3 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (14.47%) Network Management
3 8 (10.53%) Change Control
4 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
5 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.26%) Use Case
8 2 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.63%) Migration
8 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.32%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.32%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.32%) Information Security
9 1 (1.32%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.32%) Network Design
9 1 (1.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (60.53%) CCNA
3 30 (39.47%) CCNP
4 8 (10.53%) CCSA
4 8 (10.53%) CCSE
4 8 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 8 (10.53%) JNCIS
5 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) CCIE
7 2 (2.63%) CCDP
8 1 (1.32%) CCIP
8 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.32%) XenApp
1 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.32%) vSphere
1 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (26.32%) Juniper
4 12 (15.79%) Blue Coat
5 9 (11.84%) Fortinet
5 9 (11.84%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) Mitel
7 4 (5.26%) Avaya
8 3 (3.95%) VMware
9 2 (2.63%) Citrix
9 2 (2.63%) F5
10 1 (1.32%) SAP
10 1 (1.32%) NetApp
10 1 (1.32%) Dell
10 1 (1.32%) Nortel
10 1 (1.32%) Sun
10 1 (1.32%) McAfee
10 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.32%) Brocade
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