The median annual salary for a Network Operations Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Operations Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 206 241 215
Rank change year-on-year +35 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.017% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.07% +20.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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 4575 5918 4877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.87% 96.37% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3768 4813 4169
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Operations Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Operations Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Operations Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Operations Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Operations 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 Operations Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Warwickshire - 6 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £23,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £23,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Network Operations Engineer
England

Network Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Network Operations 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 Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
6 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (37.50%) iPad
6 3 (37.50%) SIEM
6 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (37.50%) Middleware
6 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) MCSE
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) MCP
6 3 (37.50%) Unix

Network Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (37.50%) SIEM
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper