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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 77 87 124
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 153 169 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.24% 2.86% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.97% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 126 133 81
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £26,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
4593 5695 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.29% 96.48% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4718 4172
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +19 55 £50,000 +27.38% 4
Herefordshire - 28 £45,000 - 4
Worcestershire +2 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Shropshire +4 16 £33,000 -22.35% 2
Warwickshire +18 12 £37,750 -16.11% 1
Coventry -13 10 £34,000 -12.82%
Solihull -5 7 £37,500 -9.09%
Staffordshire -4 3 £36,750 +40.00%
Wolverhampton +3 2 £23,500 -41.25%
Dudley - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £38,000 -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 264 (90.10%) Cisco
2 227 (77.47%) Firewall
3 199 (67.92%) Cisco Certification
4 145 (49.49%) CCNP
4 145 (49.49%) CCNA
5 132 (45.05%) WAN
6 119 (40.61%) LAN
7 79 (26.96%) Network Security
8 67 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
8 67 (22.87%) Data Centre
9 66 (22.53%) VPN
9 66 (22.53%) OSPF
10 60 (20.48%) MPLS
11 59 (20.14%) CheckPoint
12 54 (18.43%) Wireless
13 53 (18.09%) VoIP
14 50 (17.06%) ITIL
14 50 (17.06%) DNS
15 45 (15.36%) CCIE
16 44 (15.02%) HP
16 44 (15.02%) DHCP
16 44 (15.02%) Load Balancing
17 43 (14.68%) Telecoms
18 41 (13.99%) Network Design
18 41 (13.99%) Fortinet
18 41 (13.99%) F5
19 37 (12.63%) Mentoring
19 37 (12.63%) VLAN
20 35 (11.95%) Cisco IOS
21 33 (11.26%) Service Delivery

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 8 (2.73%) Apache
2 4 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.37%) MS Project
4 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 227 (77.47%) Firewall
2 132 (45.05%) WAN
3 119 (40.61%) LAN
4 79 (26.96%) Network Security
5 67 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (22.53%) OSPF
6 66 (22.53%) VPN
7 60 (20.48%) MPLS
8 54 (18.43%) Wireless
9 53 (18.09%) VoIP
10 50 (17.06%) DNS
11 44 (15.02%) DHCP
12 37 (12.63%) VLAN
13 35 (11.95%) Cisco IOS
14 33 (11.26%) BGP
14 33 (11.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (8.53%) IPv6
15 25 (8.53%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (6.83%) IP Telephony
17 19 (6.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) MySQL
General
1 43 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.37%) Finance
3 2 (0.68%) Advertising
3 2 (0.68%) Arabic Language
3 2 (0.68%) French Language
3 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (0.68%) Retail
3 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.34%) Banking
4 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.46%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.37%) WAP
3 3 (1.02%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.87%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.71%) Handset
3 5 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.37%) iPad
5 3 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (1.02%) Tandem
6 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.68%) Fintech
6 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.34%) EPoS
7 1 (0.34%) FMCG
7 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.90%) Linux
2 28 (9.56%) Windows
3 24 (8.19%) Unix
4 19 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.39%) VyOS
6 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.34%) Debian
11 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.06%) ITIL
2 44 (15.02%) Load Balancing
3 41 (13.99%) Network Design
4 37 (12.63%) Mentoring
5 33 (11.26%) Service Delivery
6 28 (9.56%) Project Management
7 26 (8.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (7.51%) Presales
10 21 (7.17%) Network Management
10 21 (7.17%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (6.48%) Software Engineering
12 17 (5.80%) Problem Management
12 17 (5.80%) Project Planning
13 9 (3.07%) Configuration Management
14 8 (2.73%) Change Control
14 8 (2.73%) Change Management
14 8 (2.73%) Contract Management
14 8 (2.73%) Open Source
15 7 (2.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.05%) C
2 5 (1.71%) SQL
3 3 (1.02%) PHP
4 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.68%) Perl
4 2 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 199 (67.92%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (49.49%) CCNA
2 145 (49.49%) CCNP
3 45 (15.36%) CCIE
4 25 (8.53%) Degree
5 22 (7.51%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.80%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.07%) CCSP
8 8 (2.73%) CCDA
8 8 (2.73%) CCIP
8 8 (2.73%) JNCIE
8 8 (2.73%) JNCIP
8 8 (2.73%) MCP
9 5 (1.71%) CCDP
9 5 (1.71%) CCSA
9 5 (1.71%) CCSE
9 5 (1.71%) MCSE
9 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.37%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.85%) PCI DSS
2 10 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.46%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.39%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.71%) Firmware
5 4 (1.37%) vSphere
5 4 (1.37%) XenApp
5 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.02%) pfSense
6 3 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.68%) Squid
8 1 (0.34%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.10%) Nagios
2 11 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.73%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.71%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 264 (90.10%) Cisco
2 59 (20.14%) CheckPoint
3 44 (15.02%) HP
4 41 (13.99%) F5
4 41 (13.99%) Fortinet
5 29 (9.90%) Avaya
6 28 (9.56%) Palo Alto
6 28 (9.56%) SolarWinds
7 26 (8.87%) VMware
8 21 (7.17%) SonicWALL
9 19 (6.48%) Juniper
9 19 (6.48%) Mitel
10 16 (5.46%) Cyberoam
10 16 (5.46%) Microsoft
11 13 (4.44%) Meraki
12 12 (4.10%) Aruba
12 12 (4.10%) Brocade
13 11 (3.75%) ProCurve
14 9 (3.07%) Huawei
14 9 (3.07%) Intel Security
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 30% shift allowance, Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £42500- £47500
Posted: 16 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago