The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 127 135 143
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 98 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.36% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.43% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 90 51 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5380 5035 4557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.34% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4276 3872
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Birmingham +17 63 £38,500 -9.41% 7
Warwickshire +7 12 £32,000 -4.47% 1
Staffordshire -3 10 £23,250 -30.59% 1
Shropshire -2 3 £42,000 +82.60% 2
Coventry -6 3 £42,500 - 1
Worcestershire -2 2 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Solihull -4 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 148 (91.93%) Cisco
2 142 (88.20%) Firewall
3 105 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (55.90%) CheckPoint
5 82 (50.93%) WAN
6 80 (49.69%) CCNA
7 79 (49.07%) CCNP
8 73 (45.34%) LAN
9 62 (38.51%) VPN
10 51 (31.68%) Network Security
11 45 (27.95%) MPLS
12 43 (26.71%) Juniper
13 41 (25.47%) OSPF
14 39 (24.22%) Cisco ASA
14 39 (24.22%) Network Management
15 36 (22.36%) HP
16 31 (19.25%) Performance Monitoring
17 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
17 30 (18.63%) Windows
18 29 (18.01%) BGP
19 27 (16.77%) Telecoms
20 26 (16.15%) Load Balancing
21 23 (14.29%) ITIL
21 23 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
22 21 (13.04%) IPsec
22 21 (13.04%) EIGRP
23 20 (12.42%) MS Exchange
23 20 (12.42%) SAN
24 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
24 19 (11.80%) VMware

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (12.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.48%) IIS
4 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 142 (88.20%) Firewall
2 82 (50.93%) WAN
3 73 (45.34%) LAN
4 62 (38.51%) VPN
5 51 (31.68%) Network Security
6 45 (27.95%) MPLS
7 41 (25.47%) OSPF
8 39 (24.22%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
10 29 (18.01%) BGP
11 23 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (13.04%) IPsec
12 21 (13.04%) EIGRP
13 20 (12.42%) SAN
14 16 (9.94%) Wireless
15 15 (9.32%) IP Telephony
16 14 (8.70%) DNS
16 14 (8.70%) VoIP
17 11 (6.83%) Internet
18 10 (6.21%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (16.77%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.70%) Finance
3 10 (6.21%) Legal
4 7 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (2.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.35%) Statistics
2 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.73%) SecurID
3 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.48%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.48%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.48%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.63%) Windows
2 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.86%) Linux
6 1 (0.62%) UNIX
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) Network Management
2 31 (19.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 26 (16.15%) Load Balancing
4 23 (14.29%) ITIL
5 16 (9.94%) Change Management
6 14 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (7.45%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.21%) Change Control
8 10 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.73%) Fault Management
9 6 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.73%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.11%) Network Design
10 5 (3.11%) Time Management
10 5 (3.11%) Security Management
11 4 (2.48%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.48%) Project Management
12 3 (1.86%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (1.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.97%) SQL
2 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (49.69%) CCNA
3 79 (49.07%) CCNP
4 16 (9.94%) CCSA
4 16 (9.94%) CCSE
5 11 (6.83%) CCIP
5 11 (6.83%) CCIE
5 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.21%) CCDP
7 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.35%) CCSP
7 7 (4.35%) CCDA
7 7 (4.35%) Degree
8 6 (3.73%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.73%) JNCIS
8 6 (3.73%) MCSE
9 4 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.48%) MCITP
10 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.62%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.83%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.59%) XenApp
5 7 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.73%) vSphere
7 4 (2.48%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.48%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.48%) VMware Server
7 4 (2.48%) XenServer
8 3 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) Netcool
1 6 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 148 (91.93%) Cisco
2 90 (55.90%) CheckPoint
3 43 (26.71%) Juniper
4 36 (22.36%) HP
5 19 (11.80%) VMware
6 17 (10.56%) Fortinet
7 15 (9.32%) F5
8 13 (8.07%) Citrix
9 12 (7.45%) Microsoft
10 11 (6.83%) NetApp
11 10 (6.21%) Remedy
11 10 (6.21%) SonicWALL
12 9 (5.59%) Nokia
13 7 (4.35%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.73%) Fujitsu
15 5 (3.11%) Nortel
16 4 (2.48%) Avaya
16 4 (2.48%) WatchGuard
17 3 (1.86%) Dell
18 2 (1.24%) Kaseya
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Birmingham
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
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Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
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