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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 94 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 149 98 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.67% 1.98% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.04% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 121 86 35
Average salary £40,000 £36,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +3 43 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Warwickshire -6 30 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Coventry +19 29 £37,500 +7.52% 2
Staffordshire -7 10 £26,250 -19.23% 3
Wolverhampton +9 7 £40,000 +52.38%
Shropshire +4 7 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Worcestershire +3 7 £40,000 +26.98%
Solihull +10 5 £42,500 - 4
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 233 (82.62%) Cisco
2 221 (78.37%) Cisco Certification
3 166 (58.87%) Firewall
4 165 (58.51%) CCNA
5 162 (57.45%) CCNP
6 143 (50.71%) WAN
7 138 (48.94%) LAN
8 81 (28.72%) VPN
8 81 (28.72%) Juniper
9 70 (24.82%) HP
10 63 (22.34%) CheckPoint
10 63 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (22.34%) Data Centre
11 62 (21.99%) Wireless
12 54 (19.15%) VMware
13 45 (15.96%) Network Security
13 45 (15.96%) MPLS
14 44 (15.60%) Windows
15 43 (15.25%) BGP
16 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
17 37 (13.12%) Windows Server
18 36 (12.77%) VoIP
19 35 (12.41%) Network Design
20 33 (11.70%) Load Balancing
21 32 (11.35%) Project Management
21 32 (11.35%) Telecoms
22 31 (10.99%) F5
23 30 (10.64%) DNS
23 30 (10.64%) SLA
23 30 (10.64%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Lync
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (58.87%) Firewall
2 143 (50.71%) WAN
3 138 (48.94%) LAN
4 81 (28.72%) VPN
5 63 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
6 62 (21.99%) Wireless
7 45 (15.96%) MPLS
7 45 (15.96%) Network Security
8 43 (15.25%) BGP
9 36 (12.77%) VoIP
10 30 (10.64%) DNS
11 29 (10.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (10.28%) OSPF
12 27 (9.57%) VLAN
13 24 (8.51%) EIGRP
14 23 (8.16%) Cisco Wireless
15 21 (7.45%) Wireshark
16 20 (7.09%) Internet
17 19 (6.74%) ADSL
17 19 (6.74%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (11.35%) Telecoms
2 24 (8.51%) Finance
3 8 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.42%) Automotive
5 3 (1.06%) Arabic Language
5 3 (1.06%) Billing
5 3 (1.06%) French Language
5 3 (1.06%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.06%) Retail
5 3 (1.06%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.35%) .NET
1 1 (0.35%) CSS
1 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.34%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.48%) SecurID
5 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (0.71%) IVR
6 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.35%) Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.60%) Windows
2 37 (13.12%) Windows Server
3 30 (10.64%) Linux
4 26 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.03%) Unix
7 9 (3.19%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.13%) CatOS
10 4 (1.42%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.41%) Network Design
2 33 (11.70%) Load Balancing
3 32 (11.35%) Project Management
4 24 (8.51%) Network Management
5 18 (6.38%) Presales
6 16 (5.67%) ITIL
7 11 (3.90%) Configuration Management
8 10 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (2.84%) Fault Management
9 8 (2.84%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (2.84%) Security Operations
9 8 (2.84%) Service Management
10 7 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.48%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (2.13%) Data Analysis
11 6 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (1.77%) Data Protection
12 5 (1.77%) ITSM
12 5 (1.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.13%) SQL
2 5 (1.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.77%) Perl
2 5 (1.77%) PHP
2 5 (1.77%) Python
3 2 (0.71%) C
4 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 221 (78.37%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (58.51%) CCNA
3 162 (57.45%) CCNP
4 29 (10.28%) Security Cleared
5 24 (8.51%) Degree
6 21 (7.45%) CCIE
7 18 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 17 (6.03%) CCDA
8 17 (6.03%) CCDP
9 14 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (4.26%) CCSA
11 10 (3.55%) MCSA
12 7 (2.48%) MCSE
13 6 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.06%) CCIP
14 3 (1.06%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.06%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.71%) CCSE
16 1 (0.35%) CEH
16 1 (0.35%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.64%) SLA
2 8 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.67%) vSphere
4 9 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.42%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.06%) Squid
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.74%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.90%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (2.13%) SELinux
4 5 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.71%) Cacti
6 2 (0.71%) QRadar
6 2 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.71%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 233 (82.62%) Cisco
2 81 (28.72%) Juniper
3 70 (24.82%) HP
4 63 (22.34%) CheckPoint
5 54 (19.15%) VMware
6 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 31 (10.99%) F5
8 20 (7.09%) Meraki
9 19 (6.74%) Avaya
10 18 (6.38%) McAfee
11 17 (6.03%) NetApp
12 13 (4.61%) IBM
12 13 (4.61%) Nokia
13 12 (4.26%) Citrix
14 10 (3.55%) Radware
14 10 (3.55%) Remedy
14 10 (3.55%) Splunk
15 9 (3.19%) NetScout
15 9 (3.19%) SolarWinds
16 7 (2.48%) Verint
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 3600 on call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 30% shift allowance, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + 5 weeks hol, pension, DIS
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28500 per annum + 5 weeks hol, pension, DIS
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
greywood
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £35,373 to £41,616 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago