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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 130 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 81 61 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.47% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.55% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 64
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 £27,000 £30,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
4746 3925 4304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4092 3193 3678
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -4 26 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Warwickshire - 16 £40,000 - 2
Shropshire -16 11 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Staffordshire -13 10 £33,750 -0.73% 2
Coventry -17 7 £36,750 -3.28% 1
Solihull +1 4 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Worcestershire -10 2 £31,500 -
Walsall - 2 £29,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £26,250 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 185 (88.94%) Cisco
2 164 (78.85%) Firewall
3 138 (66.35%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (50.96%) CCNA
5 85 (40.87%) WAN
6 84 (40.38%) CCNP
7 77 (37.02%) VPN
8 74 (35.58%) LAN
9 71 (34.13%) CheckPoint
10 58 (27.88%) Juniper
11 49 (23.56%) OSPF
12 47 (22.60%) Network Security
13 46 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (19.71%) BGP
14 41 (19.71%) Windows
15 39 (18.75%) MPLS
16 34 (16.35%) TCP/IP
17 30 (14.42%) Finance
18 29 (13.94%) DNS
18 29 (13.94%) HP
19 25 (12.02%) Network Management
20 23 (11.06%) Load Balancing
20 23 (11.06%) Telecoms
21 22 (10.58%) VMware
21 22 (10.58%) ITIL
21 22 (10.58%) Fortinet
21 22 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
22 21 (10.10%) Citrix
22 21 (10.10%) EIGRP
23 20 (9.62%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.88%) Apache
3 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.88%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 164 (78.85%) Firewall
2 85 (40.87%) WAN
3 77 (37.02%) VPN
4 74 (35.58%) LAN
5 49 (23.56%) OSPF
6 47 (22.60%) Network Security
7 46 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (19.71%) BGP
9 39 (18.75%) MPLS
10 34 (16.35%) TCP/IP
11 29 (13.94%) DNS
12 21 (10.10%) EIGRP
13 20 (9.62%) IP Telephony
14 19 (9.13%) VoIP
15 17 (8.17%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (7.69%) VLAN
17 15 (7.21%) DDNS
18 14 (6.73%) Wireless
18 14 (6.73%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 23 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.44%) Electronics
3 3 (1.44%) Law
4 1 (0.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.48%) Legal
4 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.29%) CSS
2 3 (1.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.96%) Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) Statistics
5 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.48%) DTV
5 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.48%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.71%) Windows
2 22 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (9.13%) Linux
4 10 (4.81%) Ubuntu
4 10 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.37%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.92%) Solaris
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.44%) UNIX
8 2 (0.96%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.02%) Network Management
2 23 (11.06%) Load Balancing
3 22 (10.58%) ITIL
4 18 (8.65%) Network Design
4 18 (8.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 15 (7.21%) Change Control
7 13 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (3.37%) Network Architecture
9 7 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.37%) Change Management
9 7 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (2.88%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.40%) Use Case
11 5 (2.40%) Project Management
11 5 (2.40%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (2.40%) Validation
12 4 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (66.35%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (50.96%) CCNA
3 84 (40.38%) CCNP
4 16 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.73%) CCSA
5 14 (6.73%) CCSE
6 13 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.25%) CCDP
7 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.81%) JNCIA
8 10 (4.81%) JNCIS
9 9 (4.33%) Degree
10 8 (3.85%) CCDA
11 7 (3.37%) VCP4
11 7 (3.37%) CCIE
12 5 (2.40%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.44%) MCITP
13 3 (1.44%) MCSE
14 2 (0.96%) CCIP
15 1 (0.48%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.88%) SLA
3 4 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.85%) XenApp
4 5 (2.40%) vSphere
5 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Nagios
2 7 (3.37%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.44%) SCCM
4 2 (0.96%) Netcool
4 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.96%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 185 (88.94%) Cisco
2 71 (34.13%) CheckPoint
3 58 (27.88%) Juniper
4 29 (13.94%) HP
5 22 (10.58%) VMware
5 22 (10.58%) Fortinet
6 21 (10.10%) Citrix
7 19 (9.13%) F5
8 18 (8.65%) Blue Coat
9 15 (7.21%) Nokia
9 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
10 14 (6.73%) Remedy
10 14 (6.73%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.73%) Brocade
11 7 (3.37%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.40%) Mitel
12 5 (2.40%) Avaya
13 4 (1.92%) McAfee
14 3 (1.44%) Veeam
14 3 (1.44%) Riverbed
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Health & Pension & Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £200000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 24 days ago