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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 102 141 119
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 128 60 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 1.24% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.30% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 114 34 76
Average salary £37,125 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.07% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,225 £27,500 £31,374
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +23 47 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 17 £45,000 -
Shropshire -10 16 £30,000 +9.09%
Warwickshire +5 15 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Staffordshire 0 10 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Worcestershire +14 7 £29,500 - 2
Coventry -3 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Walsall - 5 £29,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £25,000 - 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 24 December 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.

1 193 (88.53%) Cisco
2 181 (83.03%) Firewall
3 142 (65.14%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (53.21%) CCNA
5 99 (45.41%) WAN
5 99 (45.41%) CheckPoint
6 92 (42.20%) LAN
7 91 (41.74%) CCNP
8 89 (40.83%) VPN
9 59 (27.06%) Network Security
10 58 (26.61%) Juniper
11 54 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
12 47 (21.56%) Windows
13 43 (19.72%) OSPF
14 41 (18.81%) MPLS
15 40 (18.35%) TCP/IP
15 40 (18.35%) HP
16 37 (16.97%) BGP
17 35 (16.06%) Network Management
18 30 (13.76%) Load Balancing
18 30 (13.76%) Performance Monitoring
19 29 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
20 28 (12.84%) ITIL
20 28 (12.84%) DNS
20 28 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (11.93%) EIGRP
22 25 (11.47%) Active Directory
22 25 (11.47%) Finance
23 24 (11.01%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.75%) Apache
3 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 181 (83.03%) Firewall
2 99 (45.41%) WAN
3 92 (42.20%) LAN
4 89 (40.83%) VPN
5 59 (27.06%) Network Security
6 54 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (19.72%) OSPF
8 41 (18.81%) MPLS
9 40 (18.35%) TCP/IP
10 37 (16.97%) BGP
11 29 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (12.84%) DNS
13 26 (11.93%) EIGRP
14 20 (9.17%) VoIP
15 19 (8.72%) IPsec
15 19 (8.72%) IP Telephony
16 17 (7.80%) SAN
17 16 (7.34%) VLAN
18 15 (6.88%) Cisco PIX
18 15 (6.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (11.47%) Finance
2 20 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.21%) Legal
4 3 (1.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.42%) CSS
2 3 (1.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.83%) Fat Client
2 4 (1.83%) Thin Client
2 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.92%) Clustering
4 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.92%) Statistics
5 1 (0.46%) IVR
5 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.56%) Windows
2 28 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.42%) Linux
6 7 (3.21%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.46%) Solaris
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.06%) Network Management
2 30 (13.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 30 (13.76%) Load Balancing
3 28 (12.84%) ITIL
4 19 (8.72%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (7.80%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.88%) Change Control
7 13 (5.96%) Network Design
8 7 (3.21%) Time Management
8 7 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.29%) Change Management
10 5 (2.29%) Network Architecture
11 4 (1.83%) Use Case
11 4 (1.83%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.83%) Coaching
11 4 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (1.38%) Migration
13 2 (0.92%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (65.14%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (53.21%) CCNA
3 91 (41.74%) CCNP
4 19 (8.72%) CCSA
4 19 (8.72%) CCSE
5 17 (7.80%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.88%) CCDP
7 12 (5.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.50%) JNCIA
7 12 (5.50%) JNCIS
8 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (5.05%) CCDA
9 9 (4.13%) CCIE
9 9 (4.13%) Degree
10 5 (2.29%) CCIP
11 4 (1.83%) MCSE
11 4 (1.83%) MCITP
12 3 (1.38%) CCSP
13 2 (0.92%) CCENT
13 2 (0.92%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (11.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.88%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.50%) XenApp
4 8 (3.67%) vSphere
5 7 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.83%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Nagios
2 5 (2.29%) Netcool
2 5 (2.29%) SCCM
2 5 (2.29%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.92%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 193 (88.53%) Cisco
2 99 (45.41%) CheckPoint
3 58 (26.61%) Juniper
4 40 (18.35%) HP
5 24 (11.01%) VMware
6 23 (10.55%) F5
7 22 (10.09%) Citrix
8 21 (9.63%) Fortinet
9 19 (8.72%) Microsoft
10 17 (7.80%) Blue Coat
11 15 (6.88%) Nokia
12 13 (5.96%) Remedy
13 11 (5.05%) SonicWALL
13 11 (5.05%) SolarWinds
14 9 (4.13%) Brocade
15 7 (3.21%) Avaya
16 6 (2.75%) NetApp
17 4 (1.83%) Mitel
18 3 (1.38%) Veeam
18 3 (1.38%) Riverbed
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Kidderminster
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Airwave
Posted: 27 days ago