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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 87 135 136
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 153 79 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.76% 1.45% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 1.51% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 142 68 60
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,655 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5201 5215 5229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.75% 95.44% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4316 4323 4441
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
Birmingham +34 80 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Solihull +22 18 £26,500 -
Warwickshire +9 18 £26,500 -17.18% 1
Staffordshire +12 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Coventry -3 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wolverhampton - 10 £26,500 - 1
Shropshire -4 6 £50,000 +19.04%
Worcestershire +1 4 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £48,750 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 209 (88.19%) Cisco
2 159 (67.09%) Cisco Certification
3 158 (66.67%) Firewall
4 115 (48.52%) CCNP
5 99 (41.77%) CCNA
6 89 (37.55%) CheckPoint
7 77 (32.49%) WAN
8 72 (30.38%) LAN
9 64 (27.00%) BGP
10 60 (25.32%) Juniper
11 57 (24.05%) OSPF
12 47 (19.83%) F5
13 46 (19.41%) VPN
14 43 (18.14%) Wireless
14 43 (18.14%) MPLS
15 41 (17.30%) Network Security
16 40 (16.88%) HP
17 39 (16.46%) CCIE
18 36 (15.19%) Windows
18 36 (15.19%) Data Centre
19 35 (14.77%) VoIP
19 35 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
20 32 (13.50%) VMware
21 31 (13.08%) SLA
22 30 (12.66%) Telecoms
23 29 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
23 29 (12.24%) McAfee
24 27 (11.39%) TCP/IP
24 27 (11.39%) VLAN
25 26 (10.97%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 16 (6.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) Site Server
Applications
1 12 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (66.67%) Firewall
2 77 (32.49%) WAN
3 72 (30.38%) LAN
4 64 (27.00%) BGP
5 57 (24.05%) OSPF
6 46 (19.41%) VPN
7 43 (18.14%) MPLS
7 43 (18.14%) Wireless
8 41 (17.30%) Network Security
9 35 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
9 35 (14.77%) VoIP
10 29 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (11.39%) VLAN
11 27 (11.39%) TCP/IP
12 21 (8.86%) EIGRP
12 21 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (8.44%) DNS
14 16 (6.75%) Spanning Tree
15 15 (6.33%) IP Telephony
16 13 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.84%) DB2
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (12.66%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.91%) Finance
3 7 (2.95%) Banking
4 6 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Automotive
6 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.38%) Middleware
2 6 (2.53%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.95%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.27%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (1.27%) Handset
5 3 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.84%) IVR
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.42%) Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.19%) Windows
2 18 (7.59%) Linux
3 17 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.64%) UNIX
7 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.13%) Load Balancing
2 20 (8.44%) Service Delivery
3 16 (6.75%) Network Design
4 13 (5.49%) ITIL
4 13 (5.49%) Network Management
5 11 (4.64%) Project Management
5 11 (4.64%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (4.64%) Change Control
6 10 (4.22%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (4.22%) Change Management
6 10 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (3.80%) SIEM
8 8 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.38%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.38%) Project Planning
9 6 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.11%) Data Analysis
10 5 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.69%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.53%) SQL
2 4 (1.69%) C
3 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 159 (67.09%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (48.52%) CCNP
3 99 (41.77%) CCNA
4 39 (16.46%) CCIE
5 10 (4.22%) CCSA
6 6 (2.53%) JNCIP
6 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.11%) CCSE
7 5 (2.11%) CCDP
8 4 (1.69%) CCIP
8 4 (1.69%) Degree
8 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.27%) MCSE
10 2 (0.84%) MCSA
10 2 (0.84%) MCP
10 2 (0.84%) CCVP
11 1 (0.42%) CWNA
11 1 (0.42%) CWSP
11 1 (0.42%) CWAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.08%) SLA
2 9 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.38%) XenApp
5 7 (2.95%) vSphere
5 7 (2.95%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.64%) FortiGate
1 11 (4.64%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (3.80%) SELinux
3 4 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.42%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 209 (88.19%) Cisco
2 89 (37.55%) CheckPoint
3 60 (25.32%) Juniper
4 47 (19.83%) F5
5 40 (16.88%) HP
6 32 (13.50%) VMware
7 29 (12.24%) McAfee
8 26 (10.97%) Citrix
9 20 (8.44%) Riverbed
10 17 (7.17%) Microsoft
11 15 (6.33%) SonicWALL
12 12 (5.06%) Fortinet
12 12 (5.06%) Remedy
13 11 (4.64%) NetScout
14 8 (3.38%) Mitel
14 8 (3.38%) Avaya
14 8 (3.38%) NetApp
15 7 (2.95%) Nokia
15 7 (2.95%) Dell
15 7 (2.95%) Brocade
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
QinetiQ
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago