The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 51 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.08% 2.88% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.94% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 2
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +19.29%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
506 578 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.65% 97.97% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 445 500 416
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 6 £33,750 -
Burton-upon-Trent +10 2 £49,000 +2.08%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 2 £22,500 -33.33%
Network Engineer
West Midlands

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco
4 12 (63.16%) CCNA
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (57.89%) CCNP
5 11 (57.89%) VPN
6 10 (52.63%) ITIL
7 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
8 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
8 8 (42.11%) SAN
9 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
10 6 (31.58%) VLAN
10 6 (31.58%) Juniper
11 5 (26.32%) XenApp
11 5 (26.32%) Citrix
11 5 (26.32%) Windows
11 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
12 4 (21.05%) Network Security
12 4 (21.05%) Degree
13 3 (15.79%) Law
13 3 (15.79%) Veeam
13 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
13 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
13 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 11 (57.89%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) SAN
6 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (31.58%) VLAN
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Network Security
10 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 3 (15.79%) OSPF
10 3 (15.79%) BGP
11 2 (10.53%) VoIP
11 2 (10.53%) HTTP
12 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Document Management
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) B2B
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNA
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint