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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 141 156 123
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 72 37 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.76% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.80% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 63
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,300 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.39% -1.25%
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
5069 4646 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4307 3881 3986
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +8 33 £39,250 -1.87% 6
Shropshire 0 13 £30,000 -
Warwickshire +1 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Staffordshire -10 8 £28,550 -12.15% 1
Coventry -11 5 £36,750 -3.28%
Solihull -4 2 £40,000 -3.61%
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £35,500 - 5
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 155 (86.59%) Cisco
2 141 (78.77%) Firewall
3 121 (67.60%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (49.72%) CCNA
5 66 (36.87%) CCNP
6 63 (35.20%) WAN
7 56 (31.28%) VPN
8 55 (30.73%) LAN
9 51 (28.49%) CheckPoint
10 42 (23.46%) OSPF
11 39 (21.79%) BGP
11 39 (21.79%) Windows
12 36 (20.11%) Juniper
13 34 (18.99%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (18.44%) Network Security
15 30 (16.76%) TCP/IP
16 29 (16.20%) MPLS
17 27 (15.08%) DNS
18 26 (14.53%) VoIP
18 26 (14.53%) Citrix
18 26 (14.53%) Telecoms
18 26 (14.53%) VLAN
19 25 (13.97%) Network Design
19 25 (13.97%) HP
20 22 (12.29%) VMware
21 21 (11.73%) Finance
21 21 (11.73%) Active Directory
22 20 (11.17%) IP Telephony
22 20 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
23 19 (10.61%) IPv4

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.79%) Apache
4 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 141 (78.77%) Firewall
2 63 (35.20%) WAN
3 56 (31.28%) VPN
4 55 (30.73%) LAN
5 42 (23.46%) OSPF
6 39 (21.79%) BGP
7 34 (18.99%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (18.44%) Network Security
9 30 (16.76%) TCP/IP
10 29 (16.20%) MPLS
11 27 (15.08%) DNS
12 26 (14.53%) VoIP
12 26 (14.53%) VLAN
13 20 (11.17%) IP Telephony
14 19 (10.61%) IPv4
15 18 (10.06%) Wireless
16 16 (8.94%) EIGRP
17 15 (8.38%) DDNS
18 13 (7.26%) IPv6
19 12 (6.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 26 (14.53%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.73%) Finance
3 4 (2.23%) Electronics
4 3 (1.68%) Law
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.35%) CSS
2 3 (1.68%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
1 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.68%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.68%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.12%) DTV
4 2 (1.12%) Handset
5 1 (0.56%) Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.79%) Windows
2 20 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.06%) Linux
4 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.15%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.23%) Solaris
9 3 (1.68%) UNIX
10 2 (1.12%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.97%) Network Design
2 18 (10.06%) ITIL
3 15 (8.38%) Network Management
3 15 (8.38%) Change Control
4 13 (7.26%) Load Balancing
5 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
6 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.59%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.47%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.47%) Project Planning
9 7 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.35%) Network Architecture
11 5 (2.79%) Use Case
11 5 (2.79%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (2.79%) Validation
11 5 (2.79%) Change Management
11 5 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.79%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.23%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (2.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (67.60%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (49.72%) CCNA
3 66 (36.87%) CCNP
4 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.59%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.03%) Degree
6 9 (5.03%) CCSA
6 9 (5.03%) CCSE
7 7 (3.91%) CCIE
8 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.79%) MCSE
9 5 (2.79%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.79%) JNCIS
9 5 (2.79%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.23%) CCDP
11 3 (1.68%) MCITP
12 2 (1.12%) MCSA
12 2 (1.12%) MCP
13 1 (0.56%) CCIP
13 1 (0.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) SLA
2 7 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.82%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.59%) XenApp
4 8 (4.47%) vSphere
5 7 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.79%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Nagios
1 8 (4.47%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 155 (86.59%) Cisco
2 51 (28.49%) CheckPoint
3 36 (20.11%) Juniper
4 26 (14.53%) Citrix
5 25 (13.97%) HP
6 22 (12.29%) VMware
7 14 (7.82%) Fortinet
8 13 (7.26%) Blue Coat
8 13 (7.26%) Brocade
8 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
9 12 (6.70%) SonicWALL
10 10 (5.59%) Mitel
10 10 (5.59%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.03%) Avaya
12 8 (4.47%) Remedy
13 7 (3.91%) F5
14 6 (3.35%) Nokia
15 5 (2.79%) McAfee
15 5 (2.79%) NetApp
15 5 (2.79%) Dell
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staffordshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £37,500
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago