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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 138 140 126
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 81 72 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.29% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.37% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 68
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,100 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +35 56 £38,500 -9.41% 8
Staffordshire -7 10 £49,500 +43.47%
Warwickshire 0 3 £32,000 -14.66%
Shropshire -7 3 £42,000 -
Coventry +1 2 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire -2 2 £29,500 -24.35%
Solihull -10 2 - - 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 116 (92.06%) Cisco
2 109 (86.51%) Firewall
3 84 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (53.17%) CheckPoint
5 63 (50.00%) CCNP
6 62 (49.21%) WAN
7 56 (44.44%) LAN
7 56 (44.44%) CCNA
8 44 (34.92%) VPN
9 41 (32.54%) MPLS
10 39 (30.95%) Network Security
11 37 (29.37%) OSPF
12 35 (27.78%) Network Management
13 34 (26.98%) HP
14 29 (23.02%) Juniper
15 28 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
16 26 (20.63%) BGP
17 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
17 24 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (18.25%) Windows
18 23 (18.25%) Telecoms
19 22 (17.46%) Load Balancing
20 17 (13.49%) IPsec
21 16 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
22 15 (11.90%) Fortinet
22 15 (11.90%) VMware
22 15 (11.90%) EIGRP
22 15 (11.90%) Active Directory
23 14 (11.11%) SAN
23 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 109 (86.51%) Firewall
2 62 (49.21%) WAN
3 56 (44.44%) LAN
4 44 (34.92%) VPN
5 41 (32.54%) MPLS
6 39 (30.95%) Network Security
7 37 (29.37%) OSPF
8 26 (20.63%) BGP
9 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 24 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (13.49%) IPsec
11 16 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (11.90%) EIGRP
13 14 (11.11%) SAN
13 14 (11.11%) Wireless
13 14 (11.11%) IP Telephony
14 12 (9.52%) DNS
14 12 (9.52%) Internet
15 9 (7.14%) VoIP
15 9 (7.14%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (18.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.94%) Finance
3 9 (7.14%) Legal
4 7 (5.56%) Retail
5 4 (3.17%) Back Office
6 3 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Statistics
2 6 (4.76%) SecurID
3 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.25%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Network Management
2 28 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 22 (17.46%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.11%) Change Management
5 12 (9.52%) ITIL
6 11 (8.73%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 8 (6.35%) Security Management
9 7 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.76%) Fault Management
10 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.97%) Network Design
12 4 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.17%) Project Management
13 3 (2.38%) Incident Management
13 3 (2.38%) Change Control
13 3 (2.38%) Time Management
14 2 (1.59%) WAN Optimisation
14 2 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (50.00%) CCNP
3 56 (44.44%) CCNA
4 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.94%) CCSA
5 10 (7.94%) CCSE
5 10 (7.94%) CCSP
5 10 (7.94%) CCIP
6 7 (5.56%) CCIE
6 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.76%) MCSE
8 5 (3.97%) Degree
9 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.17%) MCITP
10 3 (2.38%) CCDP
10 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.59%) CCDA
12 1 (0.79%) MCP
12 1 (0.79%) CISSP
12 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.97%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.97%) XenApp
4 5 (3.97%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.17%) VMware Server
5 4 (3.17%) XenServer
6 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.97%) Netcool
3 2 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 116 (92.06%) Cisco
2 67 (53.17%) CheckPoint
3 34 (26.98%) HP
4 29 (23.02%) Juniper
5 15 (11.90%) Fortinet
5 15 (11.90%) VMware
6 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.56%) NetApp
7 7 (5.56%) Citrix
7 7 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 6 (4.76%) Fujitsu
8 6 (4.76%) WatchGuard
9 5 (3.97%) Nortel
9 5 (3.97%) F5
10 3 (2.38%) Remedy
11 2 (1.59%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.59%) Avaya
11 2 (1.59%) Nokia
12 1 (0.79%) IBM
12 1 (0.79%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car OR car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 15 days ago