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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 141 160 106
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 74 46 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 0.90% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.94% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 63 42 64
Average salary £36,424 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.94% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.75%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 38 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Shropshire -2 11 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Staffordshire +8 8 £40,525 +15.78%
Warwickshire -7 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Coventry - 4 £32,125 - 2
Worcestershire - 3 £35,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £26,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,500 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 137 (85.63%) Cisco
2 123 (76.88%) Firewall
3 109 (68.13%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (49.38%) CCNA
5 61 (38.13%) CCNP
6 56 (35.00%) WAN
7 51 (31.88%) LAN
8 42 (26.25%) CheckPoint
9 39 (24.38%) VPN
10 35 (21.88%) Windows
10 35 (21.88%) OSPF
11 32 (20.00%) BGP
12 30 (18.75%) Juniper
13 27 (16.88%) VoIP
13 27 (16.88%) MPLS
13 27 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (16.25%) Citrix
14 26 (16.25%) Active Directory
15 25 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 25 (15.63%) Telecoms
16 22 (13.75%) Wireless
17 21 (13.13%) Network Security
17 21 (13.13%) Network Design
18 20 (12.50%) VLAN
18 20 (12.50%) VMware
19 19 (11.88%) DNS
19 19 (11.88%) HP
20 17 (10.63%) IP Telephony
20 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (10.63%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.50%) Apache
3 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 123 (76.88%) Firewall
2 56 (35.00%) WAN
3 51 (31.88%) LAN
4 39 (24.38%) VPN
5 35 (21.88%) OSPF
6 32 (20.00%) BGP
7 27 (16.88%) VoIP
7 27 (16.88%) MPLS
7 27 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (15.63%) TCP/IP
9 22 (13.75%) Wireless
10 21 (13.13%) Network Security
11 20 (12.50%) VLAN
12 19 (11.88%) DNS
13 17 (10.63%) IP Telephony
14 16 (10.00%) IPv4
15 13 (8.13%) SAN
16 12 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (6.88%) IPsec
18 10 (6.25%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 25 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.75%) Finance
3 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.50%) Electronics
4 4 (2.50%) Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Automotive
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (1.25%) WAP
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.25%) DTV
5 2 (1.25%) Handset
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) Windows
2 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (8.75%) Linux
5 9 (5.63%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.50%) Solaris
7 4 (2.50%) UNIX
8 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.25%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.13%) Network Design
2 17 (10.63%) ITIL
3 15 (9.38%) Change Control
4 13 (8.13%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 11 (6.88%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.88%) Network Management
7 8 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (3.75%) Network Architecture
8 6 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (3.13%) Validation
9 5 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.13%) Change Management
10 4 (2.50%) Project Management
10 4 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (68.13%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (49.38%) CCNA
3 61 (38.13%) CCNP
4 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.63%) Degree
6 8 (5.00%) CCIE
7 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.75%) CCSA
8 6 (3.75%) CCSE
9 5 (3.13%) JNCIP
9 5 (3.13%) MCSE
10 3 (1.88%) MCITP
10 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.25%) CCDP
11 2 (1.25%) MCSA
11 2 (1.25%) MCP
11 2 (1.25%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.25%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.63%) CCENT
12 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) SLA
2 7 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.88%) XenApp
4 8 (5.00%) vSphere
4 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.13%) Nagios
3 3 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 137 (85.63%) Cisco
2 42 (26.25%) CheckPoint
3 30 (18.75%) Juniper
4 26 (16.25%) Citrix
5 20 (12.50%) VMware
6 19 (11.88%) HP
7 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.25%) SonicWALL
9 9 (5.63%) Blue Coat
10 8 (5.00%) Avaya
10 8 (5.00%) Mitel
10 8 (5.00%) Brocade
10 8 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 7 (4.38%) F5
11 7 (4.38%) Remedy
12 6 (3.75%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.13%) McAfee
13 5 (3.13%) Dell
13 5 (3.13%) NetApp
13 5 (3.13%) Nokia
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 7 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80k Package + Excellent company benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 34k to 36.50k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago