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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 92 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 136 142 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 2.71% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.81% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 112 120 95
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,825 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
4758 5058 4918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.38% 96.47% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 4203 4312
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -13 42 £48,750 +14.70% 8
Herefordshire +1 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Worcestershire 0 18 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Shropshire -2 15 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Coventry -1 12 £34,000 -12.25% 3
Warwickshire 0 7 £37,500 -33.33% 2
Staffordshire -5 6 £31,000 +18.09%
Solihull -10 2 £34,500 -18.82% 1
West Bromwich +11 1 £38,000 -15.55%
Wolverhampton +3 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 238 (88.81%) Cisco
2 200 (74.63%) Firewall
3 184 (68.66%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (51.12%) CCNA
5 129 (48.13%) CCNP
6 116 (43.28%) WAN
7 110 (41.04%) LAN
8 80 (29.85%) Network Security
9 60 (22.39%) VPN
9 60 (22.39%) Data Centre
10 54 (20.15%) Cisco ASA
11 53 (19.78%) OSPF
12 49 (18.28%) DNS
13 48 (17.91%) MPLS
14 46 (17.16%) CCIE
15 45 (16.79%) VoIP
15 45 (16.79%) CheckPoint
16 44 (16.42%) Wireless
17 42 (15.67%) DHCP
18 41 (15.30%) ITIL
19 39 (14.55%) HP
20 35 (13.06%) Load Balancing
20 35 (13.06%) F5
21 34 (12.69%) Network Design
21 34 (12.69%) Telecoms
22 32 (11.94%) Fortinet
22 32 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
22 32 (11.94%) Mentoring
23 31 (11.57%) VLAN
23 31 (11.57%) Project Management

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 11 (4.10%) Apache
2 4 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.61%) MS Project
3 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) IaaS
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 200 (74.63%) Firewall
2 116 (43.28%) WAN
3 110 (41.04%) LAN
4 80 (29.85%) Network Security
5 60 (22.39%) VPN
6 54 (20.15%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (19.78%) OSPF
8 49 (18.28%) DNS
9 48 (17.91%) MPLS
10 45 (16.79%) VoIP
11 44 (16.42%) Wireless
12 42 (15.67%) DHCP
13 32 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (11.57%) VLAN
15 28 (10.45%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (9.33%) BGP
17 21 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (7.09%) HSRP
19 18 (6.72%) IPv6
20 17 (6.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) MySQL
General
1 34 (12.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.24%) Finance
3 2 (0.75%) Advertising
3 2 (0.75%) Arabic Language
3 2 (0.75%) French Language
3 2 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (0.75%) Retail
3 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.37%) Banking
4 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.60%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.49%) WAP
3 1 (0.37%) Middleware
3 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.39%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.24%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (1.12%) iPad
5 3 (1.12%) Tandem
6 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.75%) Fintech
6 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.37%) EPoS
7 1 (0.37%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.96%) Linux
1 24 (8.96%) Windows
2 19 (7.09%) Unix
3 15 (5.60%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.37%) Debian
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.30%) ITIL
2 35 (13.06%) Load Balancing
3 34 (12.69%) Network Design
4 32 (11.94%) Mentoring
5 31 (11.57%) Project Management
6 26 (9.70%) Presales
6 26 (9.70%) Service Delivery
7 23 (8.58%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (6.34%) Network Management
10 16 (5.97%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (5.22%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.48%) Open Source
12 12 (4.48%) Project Planning
13 7 (2.61%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.61%) Contract Management
14 6 (2.24%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (2.24%) Service Management
14 6 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.87%) C
1 5 (1.87%) SQL
2 4 (1.49%) PHP
3 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.12%) Perl
3 3 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 184 (68.66%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (51.12%) CCNA
3 129 (48.13%) CCNP
4 46 (17.16%) CCIE
5 22 (8.21%) Security Cleared
6 21 (7.84%) SC Cleared
7 20 (7.46%) Degree
8 18 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.99%) CCSP
10 7 (2.61%) CCDA
10 7 (2.61%) CCNP Voice
10 7 (2.61%) MCP
11 5 (1.87%) CCSA
11 5 (1.87%) MCSE
11 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.49%) CCDP
12 4 (1.49%) CCIP
12 4 (1.49%) CCVP
12 4 (1.49%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.49%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.34%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.10%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.99%) vSphere
4 6 (2.24%) XenApp
4 6 (2.24%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.87%) Firmware
6 3 (1.12%) Squid
6 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.37%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.37%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.24%) Nagios
4 2 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 238 (88.81%) Cisco
2 45 (16.79%) CheckPoint
3 39 (14.55%) HP
4 35 (13.06%) F5
5 32 (11.94%) Fortinet
6 28 (10.45%) Palo Alto
7 20 (7.46%) Avaya
8 19 (7.09%) Juniper
8 19 (7.09%) SolarWinds
8 19 (7.09%) VMware
9 17 (6.34%) Microsoft
10 15 (5.60%) Cyberoam
10 15 (5.60%) SonicWALL
11 12 (4.48%) Meraki
12 11 (4.10%) Mitel
13 10 (3.73%) Citrix
14 9 (3.36%) Huawei
15 7 (2.61%) Aruba
15 7 (2.61%) Extreme Networks
15 7 (2.61%) Intel Security
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 30% shift allowance, Car Allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Nettitude
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £22000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago