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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 110 141 122
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 107 59 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.13% 1.33% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.41% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 95 33 73
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 £28,400 £28,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £49,400 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
4813 4174 4589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.82% 94.39% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4242 3477 4004
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +14 38 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Warwickshire +12 17 £37,750 +37.27% 1
Shropshire -16 14 £30,000 -11.76%
Staffordshire -5 12 £33,750 -2.17%
Solihull - 9 £45,000 - 1
Coventry -4 5 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Worcestershire +2 4 £31,500 -
Walsall - 3 £29,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £25,000 - 2
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 200 (88.50%) Cisco
2 184 (81.42%) Firewall
3 148 (65.49%) Cisco Certification
4 117 (51.77%) CCNA
5 100 (44.25%) WAN
6 95 (42.04%) CCNP
6 95 (42.04%) CheckPoint
7 92 (40.71%) LAN
8 89 (39.38%) VPN
9 64 (28.32%) Juniper
10 55 (24.34%) Network Security
11 54 (23.89%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (21.68%) Windows
13 46 (20.35%) OSPF
14 43 (19.03%) MPLS
14 43 (19.03%) TCP/IP
15 39 (17.26%) BGP
16 35 (15.49%) HP
17 33 (14.60%) Network Management
18 29 (12.83%) DNS
18 29 (12.83%) ITIL
19 28 (12.39%) Finance
19 28 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (11.95%) Load Balancing
21 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
22 25 (11.06%) EIGRP
22 25 (11.06%) Telecoms
22 25 (11.06%) Cisco Nexus
23 24 (10.62%) VMware
23 24 (10.62%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.65%) Apache
3 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 184 (81.42%) Firewall
2 100 (44.25%) WAN
3 92 (40.71%) LAN
4 89 (39.38%) VPN
5 55 (24.34%) Network Security
6 54 (23.89%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (20.35%) OSPF
8 43 (19.03%) TCP/IP
8 43 (19.03%) MPLS
9 39 (17.26%) BGP
10 29 (12.83%) DNS
11 25 (11.06%) EIGRP
11 25 (11.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (9.73%) VoIP
13 20 (8.85%) IP Telephony
14 18 (7.96%) IPsec
14 18 (7.96%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (7.08%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (7.08%) VLAN
15 16 (7.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 28 (12.39%) Finance
2 25 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.77%) Legal
4 3 (1.33%) Electronics
4 3 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.19%) CSS
2 3 (1.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.77%) Fat Client
2 4 (1.77%) Thin Client
2 4 (1.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.88%) Clustering
4 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.44%) IVR
5 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.68%) Windows
2 28 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (6.64%) Linux
5 14 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.54%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.33%) Solaris
9 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.44%) UNIX
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.60%) Network Management
2 29 (12.83%) ITIL
3 27 (11.95%) Load Balancing
4 24 (10.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (8.41%) Incident Management
6 17 (7.52%) Change Control
7 14 (6.19%) Network Design
7 14 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (2.65%) Change Management
10 6 (2.65%) Time Management
11 5 (2.21%) Use Case
11 5 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (1.77%) Service Delivery
12 4 (1.77%) Configuration Management
12 4 (1.77%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (1.77%) Network Architecture
12 4 (1.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (65.49%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (51.77%) CCNA
3 95 (42.04%) CCNP
4 19 (8.41%) CCSA
4 19 (8.41%) CCSE
5 16 (7.08%) CCDP
5 16 (7.08%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.31%) JNCIA
6 12 (5.31%) JNCIS
7 11 (4.87%) CCDA
7 11 (4.87%) Degree
8 10 (4.42%) CCIE
8 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.21%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.21%) CCIP
10 3 (1.33%) MCITP
10 3 (1.33%) MCSE
11 1 (0.44%) CCENT
11 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.87%) XenApp
4 8 (3.54%) vSphere
5 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.77%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) Nagios
2 5 (2.21%) SCCM
2 5 (2.21%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.77%) Netcool
4 3 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.88%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 200 (88.50%) Cisco
2 95 (42.04%) CheckPoint
3 64 (28.32%) Juniper
4 35 (15.49%) HP
5 24 (10.62%) VMware
6 22 (9.73%) F5
7 21 (9.29%) Citrix
8 20 (8.85%) Fortinet
9 19 (8.41%) Blue Coat
10 18 (7.96%) Nokia
11 16 (7.08%) Remedy
11 16 (7.08%) Microsoft
12 13 (5.75%) SolarWinds
13 11 (4.87%) SonicWALL
13 11 (4.87%) Brocade
14 7 (3.10%) Avaya
15 5 (2.21%) NetApp
16 4 (1.77%) Mitel
17 3 (1.33%) McAfee
17 3 (1.33%) Veeam
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Studley, Warwickshire
Imperative People
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + On Call & OT
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 14 days ago