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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 108 98 138
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 139 131 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.40% 2.47% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.56% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 123 120 87
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £26,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £54,550 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
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
5561 5116 5468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.93% 96.31% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4271 4562
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -36 51 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Coventry +23 34 £37,750 -2.58% 1
Worcestershire +22 18 £47,500 +47.28% 1
Shropshire -6 9 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Solihull +2 8 £27,500 +3.77%
Staffordshire -5 8 £45,000 +41.73%
Warwickshire -12 5 £30,000 +13.20%
Dudley - 4 £40,000 -
Stourbridge - 2 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -13 1 £40,000 +50.94%
West Bromwich - 1 £42,500 -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 220 (81.48%) Cisco
2 184 (68.15%) Cisco Certification
3 159 (58.89%) Firewall
4 132 (48.89%) CCNP
5 128 (47.41%) CCNA
6 107 (39.63%) WAN
7 102 (37.78%) LAN
8 83 (30.74%) VPN
9 58 (21.48%) MPLS
10 56 (20.74%) VoIP
11 55 (20.37%) Data Centre
12 54 (20.00%) Juniper
13 49 (18.15%) DNS
14 46 (17.04%) CCIE
14 46 (17.04%) BGP
14 46 (17.04%) Wireless
14 46 (17.04%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (16.67%) DHCP
16 41 (15.19%) VLAN
17 39 (14.44%) Telecoms
18 36 (13.33%) HP
19 34 (12.59%) Linux
19 34 (12.59%) Network Security
20 33 (12.22%) F5
21 32 (11.85%) Windows
22 31 (11.48%) OSPF
22 31 (11.48%) Project Management
22 31 (11.48%) Presales
23 29 (10.74%) Security Cleared
24 28 (10.37%) SC Cleared

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 17 (6.30%) Apache
2 13 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.96%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.07%) MS Project
3 10 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) IaaS
1 5 (1.85%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 159 (58.89%) Firewall
2 107 (39.63%) WAN
3 102 (37.78%) LAN
4 83 (30.74%) VPN
5 58 (21.48%) MPLS
6 56 (20.74%) VoIP
7 49 (18.15%) DNS
8 46 (17.04%) BGP
8 46 (17.04%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (17.04%) Wireless
9 45 (16.67%) DHCP
10 41 (15.19%) VLAN
11 34 (12.59%) Network Security
12 31 (11.48%) OSPF
13 22 (8.15%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (8.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (7.78%) IPv4
14 21 (7.78%) TCP/IP
14 21 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (5.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (14.44%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.93%) Finance
3 5 (1.85%) French Language
3 5 (1.85%) Retail
4 2 (0.74%) Arabic Language
4 2 (0.74%) Banking
4 2 (0.74%) Law
4 2 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.37%) Advertising
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.59%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.22%) iPad
5 5 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.11%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.74%) Tandem
8 1 (0.37%) CMDB
8 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.37%) IVR
8 1 (0.37%) Life Science
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.59%) Linux
2 32 (11.85%) Windows
3 24 (8.89%) Unix
4 22 (8.15%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.48%) VyOS
8 4 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.74%) Debian
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.48%) Presales
1 31 (11.48%) Project Management
2 22 (8.15%) ITIL
2 22 (8.15%) Load Balancing
3 18 (6.67%) Network Design
3 18 (6.67%) Open Source
4 12 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 10 (3.70%) Service Management
6 7 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (2.59%) PRINCE2
6 7 (2.59%) Project Planning
6 7 (2.59%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.22%) Network Optimisation
7 6 (2.22%) Scrum
8 5 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 5 (1.85%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (1.85%) Data Privacy
8 5 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.85%) SQL
2 4 (1.48%) C
2 4 (1.48%) PHP
3 3 (1.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.11%) Perl
3 3 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 184 (68.15%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (48.89%) CCNP
3 128 (47.41%) CCNA
4 46 (17.04%) CCIE
5 29 (10.74%) Security Cleared
6 28 (10.37%) SC Cleared
7 15 (5.56%) Degree
8 13 (4.81%) CCDA
9 12 (4.44%) CCDP
10 11 (4.07%) CCNP Voice
11 8 (2.96%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.96%) JNCIS
12 7 (2.59%) CCVP
13 6 (2.22%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.22%) MCSE
13 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.85%) CCIP
14 5 (1.85%) MCSA
14 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.48%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.56%) vSphere
4 10 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.22%) Firmware
5 6 (2.22%) XenApp
5 6 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.11%) Squid
7 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.74%) pfSense
9 1 (0.37%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (2.96%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (2.22%) Nagios
4 5 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 220 (81.48%) Cisco
2 54 (20.00%) Juniper
3 36 (13.33%) HP
4 33 (12.22%) F5
5 25 (9.26%) VMware
6 24 (8.89%) CheckPoint
6 24 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 19 (7.04%) Palo Alto
8 17 (6.30%) SolarWinds
9 16 (5.93%) SonicWALL
10 14 (5.19%) Citrix
11 12 (4.44%) Avaya
11 12 (4.44%) NetApp
12 11 (4.07%) Aruba
13 10 (3.70%) Meraki
14 9 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
15 7 (2.59%) Fortinet
15 7 (2.59%) Remedy
16 6 (2.22%) Dell
16 6 (2.22%) Mitel
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Company Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Parking
Posted: 20 days ago