The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 96 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 141 122 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.59% 2.40% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.47% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 121 103 117
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +3.61%
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
5282 4941 5523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.86% 97.15% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4201 4153 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 53 £39,500 -7.05% 3
Coventry +11 19 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Worcestershire +2 17 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Herefordshire +4 16 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Shropshire -5 12 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Warwickshire -3 10 £37,500 -10.71%
Staffordshire -2 8 £28,500 +8.57%
Dudley - 6 £28,000 -
Wolverhampton +4 3 £31,750 +19.81%
Walsall +19 2 £23,500 -43.37%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 231 (86.52%) Cisco
2 186 (69.66%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (69.66%) Firewall
3 139 (52.06%) CCNA
4 119 (44.57%) CCNP
5 103 (38.58%) WAN
6 100 (37.45%) LAN
7 69 (25.84%) VPN
8 63 (23.60%) Network Security
9 57 (21.35%) Data Centre
10 54 (20.22%) Wireless
11 52 (19.48%) VoIP
12 49 (18.35%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (17.60%) CCIE
14 45 (16.85%) DNS
15 44 (16.48%) OSPF
16 42 (15.73%) DHCP
17 41 (15.36%) MPLS
18 37 (13.86%) Project Management
18 37 (13.86%) Telecoms
18 37 (13.86%) F5
19 36 (13.48%) CheckPoint
20 35 (13.11%) HP
21 33 (12.36%) ITIL
21 33 (12.36%) VLAN
22 32 (11.99%) BGP
23 31 (11.61%) Presales
24 30 (11.24%) Load Balancing
25 29 (10.86%) Cisco Nexus
26 28 (10.49%) MS Excel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.99%) Apache
2 6 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.49%) MS Project
3 10 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) IaaS
1 5 (1.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 186 (69.66%) Firewall
2 103 (38.58%) WAN
3 100 (37.45%) LAN
4 69 (25.84%) VPN
5 63 (23.60%) Network Security
6 54 (20.22%) Wireless
7 52 (19.48%) VoIP
8 49 (18.35%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (16.85%) DNS
10 44 (16.48%) OSPF
11 42 (15.73%) DHCP
12 41 (15.36%) MPLS
13 33 (12.36%) VLAN
14 32 (11.99%) BGP
15 29 (10.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (8.99%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (7.12%) TCP/IP
17 19 (7.12%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (6.37%) IPv4
19 16 (5.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) MySQL
General
1 37 (13.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.62%) Finance
3 2 (0.75%) Advertising
3 2 (0.75%) Arabic Language
3 2 (0.75%) French Language
3 2 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (0.75%) Retail
3 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.37%) Back Office
4 1 (0.37%) Banking
4 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.62%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.35%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.62%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (1.12%) iPad
6 3 (1.12%) Tandem
7 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.75%) Fintech
7 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.37%) EPoS
8 1 (0.37%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.36%) Linux
2 21 (7.87%) Windows
3 18 (6.74%) Unix
4 13 (4.87%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.75%) Debian
9 2 (0.75%) VyOS
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.86%) Project Management
2 33 (12.36%) ITIL
3 31 (11.61%) Presales
4 30 (11.24%) Load Balancing
5 24 (8.99%) Network Design
6 21 (7.87%) Mentoring
7 18 (6.74%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.37%) Open Source
8 17 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (4.87%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.12%) Network Management
10 11 (4.12%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.37%) Project Planning
12 8 (3.00%) Service Management
13 7 (2.62%) Network Optimisation
13 7 (2.62%) PRINCE2
14 6 (2.25%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.87%) SQL
2 4 (1.50%) C
2 4 (1.50%) PHP
3 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.12%) Perl
3 3 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 186 (69.66%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (52.06%) CCNA
3 119 (44.57%) CCNP
4 47 (17.60%) CCIE
5 21 (7.87%) Degree
6 19 (7.12%) Security Cleared
7 18 (6.74%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.49%) CCNP Voice
9 11 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.62%) CCDA
10 7 (2.62%) CCVP
10 7 (2.62%) MCP
10 7 (2.62%) MCSE
10 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.87%) CCDP
11 5 (1.87%) CCSP
12 4 (1.50%) MCSA
12 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.12%) CCSA
14 2 (0.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.75%) SLA
2 9 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.87%) vSphere
3 11 (4.12%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.37%) XenApp
4 9 (3.37%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.62%) Firmware
6 3 (1.12%) Squid
6 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.37%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (1.87%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 231 (86.52%) Cisco
2 37 (13.86%) F5
3 36 (13.48%) CheckPoint
4 35 (13.11%) HP
5 26 (9.74%) Palo Alto
6 25 (9.36%) Fortinet
7 23 (8.61%) Juniper
8 21 (7.87%) Microsoft
9 19 (7.12%) VMware
10 17 (6.37%) SonicWALL
11 16 (5.99%) Citrix
12 15 (5.62%) SolarWinds
13 11 (4.12%) Meraki
14 10 (3.75%) Avaya
15 9 (3.37%) Aruba
15 9 (3.37%) Cyberoam
15 9 (3.37%) Huawei
15 9 (3.37%) Remedy
16 8 (3.00%) NetApp
17 7 (2.62%) Mitel
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent benefits available
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Connected IT
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 19 days ago