Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Network Support Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 310 289
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 20 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 26
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -21.26% +5.83%
10th Percentile £20,188 £21,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £41,959 £37,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9835 10959 10486
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 8687 8712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Support Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Support 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 Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +6 7 £35,000 +32.08%
Staffordshire +10 6 £22,250 -50.56%
Shropshire -6 3 £41,628 +18.94% 2
Birmingham +27 2 £20,500 -12.77%
Solihull - 2 £22,500 -
Network Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Network Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (35.00%) Unix
5 7 (35.00%) Middleware
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (35.00%) Network Security
5 7 (35.00%) iPad
5 7 (35.00%) SIEM
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (30.00%) VoIP
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server

Network Support 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 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (35.00%) Network Security
5 6 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) NAS
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) HSRP
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) IPv6
7 2 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) SIEM
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Proactive Management
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (10.00%) Aruba
3 2 (10.00%) CA
3 2 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Motorola