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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 49 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.70% 1.40% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.46% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -12.63%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -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 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
270 274 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.07% 95.80% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 218 167 155
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,600 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (64.29%) CCNP
5 8 (57.14%) CCNA
5 8 (57.14%) OSPF
5 8 (57.14%) Network Security
6 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (50.00%) F5
6 7 (50.00%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) Juniper
7 5 (35.71%) BGP
7 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
7 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
8 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) FirePass
8 4 (28.57%) Junos
8 4 (28.57%) TACACS
8 4 (28.57%) SSH
8 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) VoIP
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) FTP
8 4 (28.57%) RIP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) OSPF
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) BGP
4 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
5 4 (28.57%) TACACS
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) RIP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Junos
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) SSH
5 4 (28.57%) FirePass
6 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (21.43%) PABX
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) B2B
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 7 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Brocade
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds