The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 132 136 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 82 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.26% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.33% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 56 60
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Engineer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +45 55 £39,250 +4.66% 9
Staffordshire -13 7 £56,500 +68.65%
Solihull -2 6 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Shropshire -5 3 £41,000 -25.45%
Coventry +5 2 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Worcestershire -4 1 £30,000 -23.07%
Warwickshire -5 1 £27,850 -24.21% 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 110 (90.91%) Cisco
2 101 (83.47%) Firewall
3 75 (61.98%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (47.93%) CheckPoint
5 56 (46.28%) CCNP
6 51 (42.15%) WAN
7 45 (37.19%) LAN
7 45 (37.19%) CCNA
8 40 (33.06%) MPLS
9 38 (31.40%) VPN
10 37 (30.58%) OSPF
11 36 (29.75%) Network Security
12 33 (27.27%) HP
13 29 (23.97%) Juniper
13 29 (23.97%) Network Management
14 26 (21.49%) Performance Monitoring
14 26 (21.49%) BGP
15 25 (20.66%) Telecoms
16 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
16 24 (19.83%) Windows
17 23 (19.01%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (14.88%) Change Management
19 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
19 17 (14.05%) Load Balancing
20 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
21 14 (11.57%) MS Exchange
21 14 (11.57%) VMware
21 14 (11.57%) IPsec
21 14 (11.57%) Fortinet
22 13 (10.74%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.31%) IIS
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.65%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (83.47%) Firewall
2 51 (42.15%) WAN
3 45 (37.19%) LAN
4 40 (33.06%) MPLS
5 38 (31.40%) VPN
6 37 (30.58%) OSPF
7 36 (29.75%) Network Security
8 26 (21.49%) BGP
9 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
10 23 (19.01%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (11.57%) IPsec
12 13 (10.74%) Internet
13 12 (9.92%) EIGRP
13 12 (9.92%) Wireless
13 12 (9.92%) IP Telephony
13 12 (9.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (9.09%) SAN
15 10 (8.26%) DNS
15 10 (8.26%) SSL
15 10 (8.26%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (20.66%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.09%) Finance
3 8 (6.61%) Retail
4 7 (5.79%) Legal
5 4 (3.31%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) SecurID
2 7 (5.79%) Statistics
3 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Windows
2 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.83%) UNIX
6 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Network Management
2 26 (21.49%) Performance Monitoring
3 18 (14.88%) Change Management
4 17 (14.05%) Load Balancing
5 11 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (7.44%) Network Architecture
7 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.61%) ITIL
7 8 (6.61%) Security Management
8 7 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.96%) Fault Management
10 4 (3.31%) Project Management
10 4 (3.31%) Network Design
11 2 (1.65%) Migration
11 2 (1.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.65%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.65%) WAN Optimisation
11 2 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (61.98%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (46.28%) CCNP
3 45 (37.19%) CCNA
4 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.44%) CCSP
5 9 (7.44%) CCIP
6 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.79%) CCSE
7 7 (5.79%) CCSA
7 7 (5.79%) MCSE
8 6 (4.96%) CCIE
9 4 (3.31%) MCITP
9 4 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.48%) Degree
11 2 (1.65%) MCP
12 1 (0.83%) CCENT
12 1 (0.83%) CISM
12 1 (0.83%) CCDP
12 1 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.13%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.31%) XenApp
4 4 (3.31%) XenServer
4 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.31%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.13%) Netcool
3 2 (1.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 110 (90.91%) Cisco
2 58 (47.93%) CheckPoint
3 33 (27.27%) HP
4 29 (23.97%) Juniper
5 14 (11.57%) VMware
5 14 (11.57%) Fortinet
6 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.44%) SonicWALL
8 8 (6.61%) WatchGuard
9 7 (5.79%) Fujitsu
10 6 (4.96%) NetApp
10 6 (4.96%) Citrix
11 5 (4.13%) ProCurve
11 5 (4.13%) Nortel
12 3 (2.48%) F5
13 1 (0.83%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.83%) Aruba
13 1 (0.83%) Remedy
13 1 (0.83%) McAfee
13 1 (0.83%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £400000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum UPTO £26,000 BASIC + 30 days on call
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, 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
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago