The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 21 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.59% 0.36% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 0.38% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 2
Average salary £26,500 - £44,250
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
256 260 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.77% 94.55% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 243 206 223
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Solihull region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Solihull

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
3 11 (57.89%) NetScout
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (57.89%) SLA
3 11 (57.89%) MS Visio
3 11 (57.89%) HP
3 11 (57.89%) Remedy
3 11 (57.89%) Wireless
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) CCNA
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) F5
6 4 (21.05%) OSPF
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) VoIP
6 4 (21.05%) CCNP
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) PABX
7 3 (15.79%) Network Management
7 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.79%) Data Centre

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
2 11 (57.89%) Wireless
3 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) OSPF
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
6 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) PABX
6 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) B2B
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) HP
2 11 (57.89%) Remedy
2 11 (57.89%) NetScout
3 4 (21.05%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Nimsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft