The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 96 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 45 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.29% 2.04% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.13% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 61
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,198 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1899 2304 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.64% 96.04% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1714 1615
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Birmingham

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 105 (96.33%) Cisco
2 94 (86.24%) Firewall
3 76 (69.72%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (55.96%) CCNP
5 56 (51.38%) WAN
6 54 (49.54%) CCNA
7 49 (44.95%) LAN
8 40 (36.70%) Data Centre
9 36 (33.03%) ITIL
10 32 (29.36%) CheckPoint
11 28 (25.69%) Juniper
11 28 (25.69%) HP
11 28 (25.69%) MPLS
12 27 (24.77%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (23.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (23.85%) Fortinet
14 25 (22.94%) Degree
14 25 (22.94%) Wireless
15 24 (22.02%) Service Delivery
15 24 (22.02%) OSPF
16 23 (21.10%) Mentoring
17 21 (19.27%) Network Management
17 21 (19.27%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (18.35%) VLAN
18 20 (18.35%) ITIL Certification
19 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
19 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
19 19 (17.43%) Computer Science Degree
20 18 (16.51%) BGP
21 16 (14.68%) Telecoms

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 94 (86.24%) Firewall
2 56 (51.38%) WAN
3 49 (44.95%) LAN
4 28 (25.69%) MPLS
5 25 (22.94%) Wireless
6 24 (22.02%) OSPF
7 21 (19.27%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (18.35%) VLAN
9 18 (16.51%) BGP
10 16 (14.68%) VoIP
11 15 (13.76%) VPN
12 13 (11.93%) TACACS
13 12 (11.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (11.01%) DNS
13 12 (11.01%) Network Security
13 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
14 11 (10.09%) HTTP
14 11 (10.09%) SMTP
15 10 (9.17%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (7.34%) Internet
General
1 16 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.01%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.92%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (36.70%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.42%) Handset
4 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Windows
1 7 (6.42%) Windows 2000 Server
1 7 (6.42%) Windows Server
1 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) ITIL
2 27 (24.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 26 (23.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (22.02%) Service Delivery
5 23 (21.10%) Mentoring
6 21 (19.27%) Network Management
7 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.09%) Network Design
9 10 (9.17%) Change Control
10 9 (8.26%) Change Management
10 9 (8.26%) Load Balancing
11 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.34%) Presales
11 8 (7.34%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (4.59%) Network Load Balancing
13 5 (4.59%) Service Management
14 4 (3.67%) WAN Optimisation
15 3 (2.75%) Network Architecture
15 3 (2.75%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (69.72%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (55.96%) CCNP
3 54 (49.54%) CCNA
4 25 (22.94%) Degree
5 20 (18.35%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (17.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (9.17%) CCIE
7 10 (9.17%) CCIP
7 10 (9.17%) JNCIE
7 10 (9.17%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.75%) CCSA
8 3 (2.75%) CCSE
9 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 105 (96.33%) Cisco
2 32 (29.36%) CheckPoint
3 28 (25.69%) HP
3 28 (25.69%) Juniper
4 26 (23.85%) Fortinet
5 15 (13.76%) Avaya
6 14 (12.84%) Mitel
7 13 (11.93%) F5
7 13 (11.93%) SolarWinds
8 9 (8.26%) Palo Alto
9 7 (6.42%) Aerohive Networks
9 7 (6.42%) Aruba
9 7 (6.42%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (6.42%) Motorola
10 6 (5.50%) AirMagnet
10 6 (5.50%) Meru Networks
11 4 (3.67%) Nortel
12 3 (2.75%) McAfee
12 3 (2.75%) Meraki
12 3 (2.75%) Sourcefire
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