The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 69 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.97% 1.36% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.41% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 9
Average salary £56,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.65% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 638 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.68% 96.37% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 557 556 419
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Engineer
West Midlands

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -1 6 £56,500 +67.40%
Network Engineer
West Midlands

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
3 9 (47.37%) Juniper
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) Internet
4 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (36.84%) CCSP
5 7 (36.84%) CCNP
5 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) Fortinet
5 7 (36.84%) Security Management
5 7 (36.84%) Network Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) ProCurve
6 5 (26.32%) SonicWALL
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) WatchGuard
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) SAN
9 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) Internet
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.26%) VLAN
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) SSH
7 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.26%) DWDM
7 1 (5.26%) SMS
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) GSM
7 1 (5.26%) ISDN
7 1 (5.26%) PABX
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 7 (36.84%) Security Management
3 7 (36.84%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.26%) B2B
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCSP
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
3 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Fortinet
4 5 (26.32%) ProCurve
4 5 (26.32%) SonicWALL
4 5 (26.32%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Nortel