Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Senior Network Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 276 254
Rank change year-on-year -6 -22 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 43 66 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 63
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £46,750 £36,750 £39,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £55,000 £78,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.48% -4.55% +10.00%

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 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
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%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +28 34 £51,750 -1.43% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £48,500 -
Coventry +7 3 £46,500 +32.86%
Shropshire -5 1 - -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (86.05%) Cisco
2 34 (79.07%) Firewall
3 27 (62.79%) LAN
4 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (55.81%) WAN
6 21 (48.84%) CCNP
7 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
8 14 (32.56%) CCIE
9 13 (30.23%) OSPF
9 13 (30.23%) ITIL
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (27.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
10 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
10 12 (27.91%) Fortinet
11 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
11 11 (25.58%) Network Management
11 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (23.26%) Degree
12 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
12 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
12 10 (23.26%) VPN
12 10 (23.26%) HP
12 10 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (23.26%) Juniper
13 9 (20.93%) DNS
13 9 (20.93%) DHCP
14 8 (18.60%) Windows
14 8 (18.60%) Active Directory

Senior 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (79.07%) Firewall
2 27 (62.79%) LAN
3 24 (55.81%) WAN
4 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (30.23%) OSPF
5 10 (23.26%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) DHCP
6 9 (20.93%) DNS
7 7 (16.28%) IPsec
7 7 (16.28%) SNMP
7 7 (16.28%) SSH
7 7 (16.28%) TACACS
8 6 (13.95%) MPLS
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.63%) VLAN
10 3 (6.98%) BGP
10 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.98%) WLAN
11 2 (4.65%) DWDM
11 2 (4.65%) VoIP
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
2 12 (27.91%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (25.58%) Network Management
3 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
4 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Presales
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.33%) Threat Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (48.84%) CCNP
3 14 (32.56%) CCIE
4 10 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (23.26%) Degree
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (9.30%) CCIE Service Provider
5 4 (9.30%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.33%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
3 12 (27.91%) Fortinet
4 10 (23.26%) HP
4 10 (23.26%) Juniper
5 3 (6.98%) F5
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) Capita
7 1 (2.33%) Nokia
7 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos