The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 64 80 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 62 61 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.39% 2.59% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.71% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 27
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1772 2251 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.88% 95.54% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1746 1431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Birmingham

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 99 (90.00%) Cisco
2 94 (85.45%) Firewall
3 64 (58.18%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (48.18%) WAN
5 52 (47.27%) LAN
6 51 (46.36%) CCNP
7 45 (40.91%) Data Centre
8 41 (37.27%) CheckPoint
9 40 (36.36%) ITIL
10 36 (32.73%) CCNA
11 32 (29.09%) HP
11 32 (29.09%) OSPF
12 29 (26.36%) Service Delivery
12 29 (26.36%) Telecoms
12 29 (26.36%) Fortinet
12 29 (26.36%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (24.55%) MPLS
14 25 (22.73%) Degree
14 25 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (22.73%) Mentoring
15 24 (21.82%) Network Management
15 24 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (20.91%) Software Engineering
16 23 (20.91%) Computer Science
17 20 (18.18%) VPN
18 19 (17.27%) VoIP
18 19 (17.27%) Avaya
19 18 (16.36%) Mitel
20 16 (14.55%) Wireless
20 16 (14.55%) Network Security

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (85.45%) Firewall
2 53 (48.18%) WAN
3 52 (47.27%) LAN
4 32 (29.09%) OSPF
5 27 (24.55%) MPLS
6 20 (18.18%) VPN
7 19 (17.27%) VoIP
8 16 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (14.55%) Network Security
8 16 (14.55%) Wireless
9 13 (11.82%) BGP
10 12 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (10.00%) VLAN
12 10 (9.09%) IPsec
12 10 (9.09%) TACACS
13 9 (8.18%) Internet
13 9 (8.18%) WLAN
14 8 (7.27%) SSL
14 8 (7.27%) WAAS
15 7 (6.36%) SSH
General
1 29 (26.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.73%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 45 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 23 (20.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Handset
4 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.91%) EPoS
5 1 (0.91%) Fintech
5 1 (0.91%) FMCG
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.64%) Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) ITIL
2 29 (26.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 29 (26.36%) Service Delivery
3 25 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 24 (21.82%) Network Management
5 23 (20.91%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.82%) Project Planning
7 11 (10.00%) Change Control
8 10 (9.09%) Network Design
9 9 (8.18%) Change Management
9 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.36%) Presales
11 5 (4.55%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (3.64%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 3 (2.73%) Fault Management
13 3 (2.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (58.18%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (46.36%) CCNP
3 36 (32.73%) CCNA
4 25 (22.73%) Degree
5 24 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (9.09%) CCIE
6 10 (9.09%) CCIP
6 10 (9.09%) JNCIE
6 10 (9.09%) JNCIP
7 5 (4.55%) CCSA
7 5 (4.55%) CCSE
8 3 (2.73%) MCSE
8 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.91%) CCDA
9 1 (0.91%) CCDP
9 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.64%) XenApp
1 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 99 (90.00%) Cisco
2 41 (37.27%) CheckPoint
3 32 (29.09%) HP
4 29 (26.36%) Fortinet
5 19 (17.27%) Avaya
6 18 (16.36%) Mitel
7 15 (13.64%) Juniper
8 11 (10.00%) Palo Alto
9 9 (8.18%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.27%) Meraki
10 8 (7.27%) Sourcefire
11 5 (4.55%) Aruba
11 5 (4.55%) Citrix
11 5 (4.55%) F5
11 5 (4.55%) Intel Security
11 5 (4.55%) VMware
12 4 (3.64%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (3.64%) Huawei
12 4 (3.64%) Nortel
12 4 (3.64%) SonicWALL
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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