The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 59 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.46% 1.20% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.22% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Median salary £23,500 £26,250 £27,275
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.47% -3.75%  
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 419 658 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.32% 98.65% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 338 598 499
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Staffordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Staffordshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Stafford - 1 £23,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Network Engineer
West Midlands

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) IOS XR
6 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) 2.5G
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) GSM

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) GSM
4 1 (10.00%) IOS XR
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) RTP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (10.00%) VMware