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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 66 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.27% 1.75% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.80% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 8
Average salary £23,250 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.59% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,981 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +1.24%
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
688 610 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.18% 97.29% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 548 499 420
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 4 £22,500 -33.82%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £48,000 -
Network Engineer
West Midlands

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (87.50%) VPN
4 13 (81.25%) Load Balancing
5 11 (68.75%) WAN
5 11 (68.75%) CCNA
6 10 (62.50%) CCNP
6 10 (62.50%) Cisco
6 10 (62.50%) LAN
7 9 (56.25%) ITIL
7 9 (56.25%) Juniper
8 8 (50.00%) SAN
9 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (43.75%) Network Security
10 6 (37.50%) VLAN
11 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
11 5 (31.25%) Internet
11 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
11 5 (31.25%) CCSP
12 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (25.00%) Security Management
12 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
12 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
13 3 (18.75%) VoIP
14 2 (12.50%) B2B
14 2 (12.50%) Law
14 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 2 (12.50%) OSPF
14 2 (12.50%) BGP
14 2 (12.50%) EIGRP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) VPN
3 11 (68.75%) WAN
4 10 (62.50%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (43.75%) Network Security
7 6 (37.50%) VLAN
8 5 (31.25%) Internet
9 3 (18.75%) VoIP
10 2 (12.50%) OSPF
10 2 (12.50%) BGP
10 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
11 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Security Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 10 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Fortinet