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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 94 142 168
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 168 76 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.70% 1.43% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.47% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 109 62 38
Average salary £44,000 £37,125 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
5999 5153 4710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.81% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4777 4370 3935
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 +20 66 £46,750 +19.10% 5
Coventry +25 30 £44,000 +19.72% 1
Solihull +39 27 £56,250 +40.62% 5
Warwickshire -1 21 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Worcestershire -5 5 £47,500 +65.21% 3
Wolverhampton +5 3 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Herefordshire +3 3 - - 1
Staffordshire +2 3 £34,500 +20.84%
Shropshire -21 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 235 (74.84%) Cisco
2 233 (74.20%) Cisco Certification
3 192 (61.15%) CCNA
4 185 (58.92%) CCNP
5 176 (56.05%) WAN
6 169 (53.82%) LAN
7 166 (52.87%) Firewall
8 94 (29.94%) Juniper
9 85 (27.07%) VPN
10 78 (24.84%) HP
11 71 (22.61%) Data Centre
12 66 (21.02%) MPLS
13 59 (18.79%) Wireless
14 55 (17.52%) Security Cleared
15 53 (16.88%) CheckPoint
15 53 (16.88%) Windows
16 52 (16.56%) VLAN
17 51 (16.24%) DNS
17 51 (16.24%) VMware
18 50 (15.92%) VoIP
19 49 (15.61%) Cisco ASA
20 48 (15.29%) Microsoft
21 46 (14.65%) Telecoms
22 45 (14.33%) BGP
23 42 (13.38%) SC Cleared
24 40 (12.74%) Linux
24 40 (12.74%) Windows Server
25 38 (12.10%) Finance
26 36 (11.46%) Network Security
27 35 (11.15%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 15 (4.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.96%) Apache
4 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.87%) Office 365
2 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.27%) SaaS
4 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (56.05%) WAN
2 169 (53.82%) LAN
3 166 (52.87%) Firewall
4 85 (27.07%) VPN
5 66 (21.02%) MPLS
6 59 (18.79%) Wireless
7 52 (16.56%) VLAN
8 51 (16.24%) DNS
9 50 (15.92%) VoIP
10 49 (15.61%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (14.33%) BGP
12 36 (11.46%) Network Security
13 35 (11.15%) DHCP
14 29 (9.24%) ADSL
15 27 (8.60%) OSPF
16 21 (6.69%) IPv4
17 19 (6.05%) TCP/IP
17 19 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (5.10%) EIGRP
19 15 (4.78%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (14.65%) Telecoms
2 38 (12.10%) Finance
3 16 (5.10%) Retail
4 8 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.27%) Automotive
5 4 (1.27%) Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Arabic Language
6 3 (0.96%) French Language
6 3 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.91%) RSA SecurID
5 5 (1.59%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.32%) Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.32%) EPoS
7 1 (0.32%) IVR
7 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.32%) NHS
7 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.88%) Windows
2 40 (12.74%) Linux
2 40 (12.74%) Windows Server
3 29 (9.24%) Unix
4 26 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.87%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.83%) Network Design
2 29 (9.24%) Presales
3 28 (8.92%) Load Balancing
4 20 (6.37%) Project Management
5 18 (5.73%) ITIL
6 14 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (4.14%) Network Management
8 12 (3.82%) Configuration Management
8 12 (3.82%) Fault Management
9 11 (3.50%) Service Management
10 9 (2.87%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (2.87%) Project Planning
11 7 (2.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.23%) Workflow
12 6 (1.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (1.59%) ITSM
13 5 (1.59%) Migration
13 5 (1.59%) Network Load Balancing
13 5 (1.59%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.91%) Perl
2 5 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.59%) PHP
2 5 (1.59%) Python
2 5 (1.59%) SQL
3 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 233 (74.20%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (61.15%) CCNA
3 185 (58.92%) CCNP
4 55 (17.52%) Security Cleared
5 42 (13.38%) SC Cleared
6 34 (10.83%) CCDA
7 29 (9.24%) Degree
8 26 (8.28%) CCDP
9 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (4.46%) CCIE
11 11 (3.50%) JNCIS
12 10 (3.18%) MCSA
13 8 (2.55%) MCSE
14 7 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.91%) JNCIA
16 5 (1.59%) CCSA
16 5 (1.59%) DV Cleared
17 4 (1.27%) CCIP
17 4 (1.27%) JNCIP
18 3 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.78%) vSphere
4 11 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (1.91%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.27%) Squid
8 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.05%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (1.59%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.64%) Cacti
4 2 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) QRadar
5 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 235 (74.84%) Cisco
2 94 (29.94%) Juniper
3 78 (24.84%) HP
4 53 (16.88%) CheckPoint
5 51 (16.24%) VMware
6 48 (15.29%) Microsoft
7 30 (9.55%) Avaya
8 26 (8.28%) Meraki
9 24 (7.64%) NetApp
10 21 (6.69%) F5
10 21 (6.69%) IBM
11 17 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
12 11 (3.50%) Citrix
13 6 (1.91%) Aruba
13 6 (1.91%) Radware
13 6 (1.91%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.91%) Splunk
14 5 (1.59%) Dell
14 5 (1.59%) NICE Systems
15 4 (1.27%) Nokia
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Alcester, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, 5% ma
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22500 - £29895 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: 15% Shift Allowance, Pension, 25 Days Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago