The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 116 117
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 95 139 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.85% 2.23% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.31% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81 105 107
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +18.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,198 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £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 the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4990 6014 5559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.93% 96.35% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4731 4633
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Network Engineer 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 22 June 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
Birmingham +9 45 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Warwickshire +19 23 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Worcestershire -4 8 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Coventry -14 6 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Shropshire +3 5 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Herefordshire -9 4 £43,750 -
Staffordshire +19 3 £34,500 -37.27% 4
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 239 (95.60%) Cisco
2 204 (81.60%) Firewall
3 170 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
4 147 (58.80%) CCNP
5 130 (52.00%) CCNA
6 116 (46.40%) WAN
7 89 (35.60%) LAN
8 73 (29.20%) Cisco ASA
9 69 (27.60%) CheckPoint
10 67 (26.80%) VPN
10 67 (26.80%) Data Centre
11 59 (23.60%) Network Security
12 55 (22.00%) ITIL
13 52 (20.80%) Wireless
14 51 (20.40%) MPLS
15 49 (19.60%) Juniper
16 48 (19.20%) OSPF
17 45 (18.00%) Windows
18 43 (17.20%) VMware
19 41 (16.40%) F5
19 41 (16.40%) Mentoring
20 40 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
20 40 (16.00%) VLAN
20 40 (16.00%) Fortinet
20 40 (16.00%) HP
21 38 (15.20%) DNS
21 38 (15.20%) Load Balancing
21 38 (15.20%) Network Management
21 38 (15.20%) Palo Alto
22 36 (14.40%) Cisco Nexus

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 204 (81.60%) Firewall
2 116 (46.40%) WAN
3 89 (35.60%) LAN
4 73 (29.20%) Cisco ASA
5 67 (26.80%) VPN
6 59 (23.60%) Network Security
7 52 (20.80%) Wireless
8 51 (20.40%) MPLS
9 48 (19.20%) OSPF
10 40 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
10 40 (16.00%) VLAN
11 38 (15.20%) DNS
12 36 (14.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (13.60%) VoIP
14 31 (12.40%) BGP
15 29 (11.60%) DHCP
16 26 (10.40%) TCP/IP
17 18 (7.20%) IPv6
18 16 (6.40%) IP Telephony
19 15 (6.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 27 (10.80%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.80%) Finance
3 8 (3.20%) Back Office
4 3 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.80%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.80%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.20%) iPad
5 8 (3.20%) Handset
6 5 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.00%) Windows
2 34 (13.60%) Windows Server
3 24 (9.60%) Linux
4 15 (6.00%) Unix
5 7 (2.80%) VyOS
5 7 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.00%) ITIL
2 41 (16.40%) Mentoring
3 38 (15.20%) Load Balancing
3 38 (15.20%) Network Management
4 33 (13.20%) Network Design
4 33 (13.20%) Service Delivery
5 29 (11.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 27 (10.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (7.60%) Change Control
8 19 (7.60%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.20%) Problem Management
10 17 (6.80%) Project Management
11 13 (5.20%) High Availability
12 10 (4.00%) Presales
12 10 (4.00%) Workflow
13 9 (3.60%) Change Management
13 9 (3.60%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.60%) Network Security Management
13 9 (3.60%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.00%) C
2 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (58.80%) CCNP
3 130 (52.00%) CCNA
4 32 (12.80%) CCIE
4 32 (12.80%) Degree
5 24 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (8.80%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.00%) CCIP
8 10 (4.00%) JNCIE
8 10 (4.00%) JNCIP
8 10 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.60%) MCSE
10 6 (2.40%) MCP
11 5 (2.00%) CCDP
12 4 (1.60%) CCDA
12 4 (1.60%) CCSA
12 4 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.20%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (7.60%) Hyper-V
2 15 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.60%) Firmware
4 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.20%) pfSense
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.00%) Nagios
2 9 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 239 (95.60%) Cisco
2 69 (27.60%) CheckPoint
3 49 (19.60%) Juniper
4 43 (17.20%) VMware
5 41 (16.40%) F5
6 40 (16.00%) Fortinet
6 40 (16.00%) HP
7 38 (15.20%) Palo Alto
8 26 (10.40%) Avaya
8 26 (10.40%) SolarWinds
9 20 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 19 (7.60%) ProCurve
11 15 (6.00%) Mitel
12 14 (5.60%) Aruba
13 11 (4.40%) Brocade
13 11 (4.40%) Cyberoam
14 10 (4.00%) McAfee
14 10 (4.00%) Riverbed
15 9 (3.60%) Extreme Networks
15 9 (3.60%) SonicWALL
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago