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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 108 150 126
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 121 63 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 1.17% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.23% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 109 52 61
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,250 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 71 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Warwickshire -1 15 £35,000 -12.50%
Solihull +11 9 £26,500 -37.64%
Wolverhampton - 9 £26,500 - 1
Staffordshire +11 7 £62,500 +10.61% 5
Shropshire -4 6 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Coventry - 6 £45,000 - 5
Worcestershire -1 5 £32,500 +8.33%
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,500 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 185 (89.37%) Cisco
2 149 (71.98%) Firewall
3 141 (68.12%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (46.38%) CCNP
5 86 (41.55%) CCNA
6 76 (36.71%) CheckPoint
7 74 (35.75%) WAN
8 67 (32.37%) LAN
9 60 (28.99%) OSPF
10 59 (28.50%) BGP
11 47 (22.71%) Juniper
12 39 (18.84%) MPLS
13 38 (18.36%) VPN
13 38 (18.36%) Network Security
14 37 (17.87%) Wireless
15 33 (15.94%) Windows
15 33 (15.94%) VoIP
15 33 (15.94%) Data Centre
16 31 (14.98%) Telecoms
17 30 (14.49%) TCP/IP
17 30 (14.49%) CCIE
18 29 (14.01%) HP
18 29 (14.01%) F5
19 28 (13.53%) Cisco IOS
20 24 (11.59%) Citrix
20 24 (11.59%) SLA
21 23 (11.11%) VLAN
21 23 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
22 21 (10.14%) DNS
23 20 (9.66%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.86%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 149 (71.98%) Firewall
2 74 (35.75%) WAN
3 67 (32.37%) LAN
4 60 (28.99%) OSPF
5 59 (28.50%) BGP
6 39 (18.84%) MPLS
7 38 (18.36%) Network Security
7 38 (18.36%) VPN
8 37 (17.87%) Wireless
9 33 (15.94%) VoIP
10 30 (14.49%) TCP/IP
11 28 (13.53%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (11.11%) VLAN
13 21 (10.14%) DNS
14 20 (9.66%) EIGRP
15 18 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (7.25%) Spanning Tree
16 15 (7.25%) IPv4
17 14 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 31 (14.98%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.25%) Finance
3 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.90%) Banking
4 3 (1.45%) Automotive
4 3 (1.45%) Electronics
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.86%) Middleware
2 6 (2.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.42%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.93%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.93%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.45%) Handset
6 2 (0.97%) DTV
6 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.94%) Windows
2 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (5.80%) Linux
4 11 (5.31%) UNIX
5 10 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (9.66%) Network Design
1 20 (9.66%) Load Balancing
2 19 (9.18%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.70%) ITIL
4 16 (7.73%) Network Management
4 16 (7.73%) Change Control
5 14 (6.76%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.31%) Change Management
7 9 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.86%) Project Planning
8 8 (3.86%) SIEM
8 8 (3.86%) Project Management
8 8 (3.86%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (3.86%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (2.90%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.42%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.42%) Validation
10 5 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.97%) SQL
2 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 141 (68.12%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (46.38%) CCNP
3 86 (41.55%) CCNA
4 30 (14.49%) CCIE
5 9 (4.35%) CCSA
6 7 (3.38%) Degree
7 6 (2.90%) CCSE
7 6 (2.90%) JNCIP
7 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.42%) CCDP
9 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.97%) CCIP
11 2 (0.97%) MCP
11 2 (0.97%) MCSE
11 2 (0.97%) MCSA
12 1 (0.48%) CWNA
12 1 (0.48%) CWSP
12 1 (0.48%) CWAP
12 1 (0.48%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.59%) SLA
2 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.86%) XenApp
3 8 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.42%) vSphere
4 5 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.38%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.45%) SELinux
5 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 185 (89.37%) Cisco
2 76 (36.71%) CheckPoint
3 47 (22.71%) Juniper
4 29 (14.01%) HP
4 29 (14.01%) F5
5 24 (11.59%) Citrix
6 18 (8.70%) VMware
7 17 (8.21%) McAfee
8 15 (7.25%) Riverbed
9 14 (6.76%) Remedy
10 13 (6.28%) Microsoft
11 11 (5.31%) SonicWALL
12 9 (4.35%) Mitel
12 9 (4.35%) Brocade
12 9 (4.35%) Fortinet
12 9 (4.35%) Avaya
13 8 (3.86%) Nokia
14 7 (3.38%) NetScout
15 5 (2.42%) Blue Coat
15 5 (2.42%) NetApp
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48250 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 23 days ago