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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 107 144 168
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 144 82 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.37% 1.55% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.60% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 98 70 48
Median salary £45,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +12.50%
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
5868 5125 4951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.40% 97.10% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4626 4293 4171
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 56 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Solihull - 24 £37,000 - 2
Warwickshire +9 20 £42,000 -1.17%
Coventry +17 16 £45,000 +40.07% 2
Herefordshire +10 6 - -
Worcestershire -4 6 £47,500 +39.70%
Wolverhampton -5 4 £38,000 +46.15% 2
Staffordshire -12 3 £55,000 +92.64%
Shropshire -22 2 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 234 (74.52%) Cisco
2 228 (72.61%) Cisco Certification
3 185 (58.92%) CCNP
4 183 (58.28%) CCNA
5 170 (54.14%) WAN
6 166 (52.87%) LAN
7 159 (50.64%) Firewall
8 97 (30.89%) Juniper
9 87 (27.71%) VPN
10 79 (25.16%) HP
11 72 (22.93%) Data Centre
12 66 (21.02%) MPLS
13 58 (18.47%) Security Cleared
14 57 (18.15%) Wireless
15 55 (17.52%) Windows
15 55 (17.52%) VLAN
16 53 (16.88%) Microsoft
17 50 (15.92%) DNS
18 49 (15.61%) VoIP
19 48 (15.29%) Telecoms
19 48 (15.29%) VMware
20 47 (14.97%) BGP
20 47 (14.97%) CheckPoint
21 45 (14.33%) Cisco ASA
21 45 (14.33%) SC Cleared
22 41 (13.06%) Windows Server
23 40 (12.74%) Active Directory
24 38 (12.10%) Linux
25 37 (11.78%) CCDA
26 36 (11.46%) Finance

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 14 (4.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.87%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.64%) Apache
5 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) 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
1 170 (54.14%) WAN
2 166 (52.87%) LAN
3 159 (50.64%) Firewall
4 87 (27.71%) VPN
5 66 (21.02%) MPLS
6 57 (18.15%) Wireless
7 55 (17.52%) VLAN
8 50 (15.92%) DNS
9 49 (15.61%) VoIP
10 47 (14.97%) BGP
11 45 (14.33%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (11.15%) Network Security
13 34 (10.83%) DHCP
14 31 (9.87%) OSPF
15 26 (8.28%) ADSL
16 24 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (6.37%) IPv4
18 18 (5.73%) TCP/IP
19 17 (5.41%) RSVP
20 15 (4.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (15.29%) Telecoms
2 36 (11.46%) Finance
3 16 (5.10%) Retail
4 9 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.59%) Banking
5 5 (1.59%) French Language
6 4 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (0.64%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.64%) WAP
2 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (22.93%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.59%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (1.27%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.32%) CMDB
8 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.32%) EPoS
8 1 (0.32%) IVR
8 1 (0.32%) Life Science
8 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.52%) Windows
2 41 (13.06%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.10%) Linux
4 27 (8.60%) Unix
5 23 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.15%) Network Design
2 29 (9.24%) Presales
3 25 (7.96%) Load Balancing
4 19 (6.05%) Project Management
5 14 (4.46%) ITIL
6 13 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (3.50%) Configuration Management
7 11 (3.50%) Fault Management
8 10 (3.18%) Service Management
9 9 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (2.87%) Network Management
9 9 (2.87%) Project Planning
10 8 (2.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.23%) Workflow
12 6 (1.91%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (1.91%) ITSM
12 6 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (1.91%) SIEM
13 5 (1.59%) Network Load Balancing
13 5 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.27%) Perl
1 4 (1.27%) SQL
2 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.96%) PHP
2 3 (0.96%) Python
3 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 228 (72.61%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (58.92%) CCNP
3 183 (58.28%) CCNA
4 58 (18.47%) Security Cleared
5 45 (14.33%) SC Cleared
6 37 (11.78%) CCDA
7 29 (9.24%) CCDP
8 23 (7.32%) Degree
9 16 (5.10%) CCIE
10 12 (3.82%) JNCIS
11 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.23%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.23%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.23%) MCSE
13 6 (1.91%) CCIP
13 6 (1.91%) MCSA
13 6 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.27%) CCSA
15 3 (0.96%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.01%) SLA
2 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (12.74%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.46%) vSphere
4 11 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.91%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.96%) Squid
9 2 (0.64%) XenApp
9 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.10%) 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%) Nagios
4 2 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) QRadar
5 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 234 (74.52%) Cisco
2 97 (30.89%) Juniper
3 79 (25.16%) HP
4 53 (16.88%) Microsoft
5 48 (15.29%) VMware
6 47 (14.97%) CheckPoint
7 31 (9.87%) Avaya
8 26 (8.28%) Meraki
9 23 (7.32%) NetApp
10 22 (7.01%) IBM
11 21 (6.69%) F5
12 20 (6.37%) Extreme Networks
13 11 (3.50%) Citrix
14 9 (2.87%) Aruba
15 7 (2.23%) SonicWALL
16 5 (1.59%) Canon
16 5 (1.59%) NICE Systems
16 5 (1.59%) SolarWinds
17 4 (1.27%) Aerohive Networks
17 4 (1.27%) Splunk
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago