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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 132 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 81 45 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.01% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.06% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 69 37 64
Average salary £37,625 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £30,600 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,900 £52,500
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
4870 4250 4606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.04% 95.23% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3506 3905
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +5 31 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Warwickshire - 16 £42,000 - 1
Shropshire -5 12 £30,000 - 2
Staffordshire -10 9 £28,025 -13.76% 1
Coventry -13 7 £36,750 -3.28%
Solihull -3 3 £40,000 -3.61%
Walsall - 1 £29,000 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 181 (88.29%) Cisco
2 155 (75.61%) Firewall
3 141 (68.78%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (53.17%) CCNA
5 82 (40.00%) CCNP
6 80 (39.02%) WAN
7 70 (34.15%) LAN
8 69 (33.66%) VPN
9 61 (29.76%) CheckPoint
10 50 (24.39%) OSPF
11 49 (23.90%) Juniper
12 44 (21.46%) BGP
13 42 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (20.00%) Network Security
14 41 (20.00%) Windows
15 38 (18.54%) MPLS
16 32 (15.61%) TCP/IP
17 31 (15.12%) DNS
18 29 (14.15%) HP
18 29 (14.15%) Finance
19 27 (13.17%) Telecoms
20 23 (11.22%) VLAN
20 23 (11.22%) VoIP
21 22 (10.73%) ITIL
21 22 (10.73%) VMware
21 22 (10.73%) Network Design
21 22 (10.73%) Network Management
22 21 (10.24%) IP Telephony
22 21 (10.24%) Linux
22 21 (10.24%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (2.93%) Apache
1 6 (2.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.93%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 155 (75.61%) Firewall
2 80 (39.02%) WAN
3 70 (34.15%) LAN
4 69 (33.66%) VPN
5 50 (24.39%) OSPF
6 44 (21.46%) BGP
7 42 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (20.00%) Network Security
9 38 (18.54%) MPLS
10 32 (15.61%) TCP/IP
11 31 (15.12%) DNS
12 23 (11.22%) VoIP
12 23 (11.22%) VLAN
13 21 (10.24%) IP Telephony
14 19 (9.27%) EIGRP
15 18 (8.78%) Wireless
16 17 (8.29%) DDNS
17 15 (7.32%) IPv4
18 14 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (6.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 29 (14.15%) Finance
2 27 (13.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.95%) Electronics
4 3 (1.46%) Law
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
5 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.90%) CSS
2 3 (1.46%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.98%) Handset
4 2 (0.98%) DTV
5 1 (0.49%) Clustering
5 1 (0.49%) IVR
5 1 (0.49%) Statistics
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.00%) Windows
2 21 (10.24%) Linux
3 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.85%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (1.95%) Solaris
9 3 (1.46%) UNIX
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.98%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.73%) ITIL
1 22 (10.73%) Network Design
1 22 (10.73%) Network Management
2 18 (8.78%) Load Balancing
3 15 (7.32%) Change Control
3 15 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (6.34%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (5.37%) Incident Management
5 11 (5.37%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.37%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.90%) Network Architecture
7 7 (3.41%) Project Planning
7 7 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (2.44%) Project Management
8 5 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (68.78%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (53.17%) CCNA
3 82 (40.00%) CCNP
4 17 (8.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.34%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.85%) CCSA
6 12 (5.85%) CCSE
7 11 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (4.39%) Degree
9 8 (3.90%) JNCIA
9 8 (3.90%) JNCIS
9 8 (3.90%) CCDP
10 5 (2.44%) CCIE
10 5 (2.44%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.95%) CCDA
12 3 (1.46%) MCSE
12 3 (1.46%) MCITP
13 1 (0.49%) CCENT
13 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.49%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) SLA
2 7 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.39%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.41%) XenApp
4 4 (1.95%) vSphere
5 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Nagios
1 9 (4.39%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.46%) SCCM
3 2 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.49%) Netcool
4 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 181 (88.29%) Cisco
2 61 (29.76%) CheckPoint
3 49 (23.90%) Juniper
4 29 (14.15%) HP
5 22 (10.73%) VMware
6 21 (10.24%) Citrix
7 20 (9.76%) Fortinet
8 16 (7.80%) Blue Coat
9 14 (6.83%) Brocade
9 14 (6.83%) Microsoft
10 13 (6.34%) SolarWinds
10 13 (6.34%) F5
11 11 (5.37%) Remedy
12 10 (4.88%) Nokia
12 10 (4.88%) Mitel
13 9 (4.39%) Avaya
14 6 (2.93%) SonicWALL
15 5 (2.44%) McAfee
16 3 (1.46%) Sun
16 3 (1.46%) Veeam
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Salary: £30-40K + Car & Commision
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £42000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £34 - £43000 per annum + Car + Call Allow + Commission + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 24 days ago