The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 212 200
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 21 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 23
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £41,250 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% -  

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 5013 5995 5541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 4715 4618
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
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 3 months to 23 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 +21 14 £52,500 -4.54%
Worcestershire -7 3 £47,500 -
Herefordshire -7 2 £45,000 -
Coventry -14 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £48,500 -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 59 (98.33%) Cisco
2 53 (88.33%) Firewall
3 34 (56.67%) WAN
4 33 (55.00%) LAN
5 32 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (50.00%) CCNP
7 25 (41.67%) Fortinet
7 25 (41.67%) Mentoring
8 24 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 24 (40.00%) ITIL
9 23 (38.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (38.33%) Service Delivery
9 23 (38.33%) Data Centre
10 18 (30.00%) HP
10 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
11 17 (28.33%) OSPF
11 17 (28.33%) CCNA
11 17 (28.33%) VPN
12 16 (26.67%) CCIE
12 16 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (26.67%) Degree
12 16 (26.67%) Software Engineering
12 16 (26.67%) Network Management
12 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
12 16 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (20.00%) VoIP
13 12 (20.00%) Network Design
14 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
15 9 (15.00%) F5
15 9 (15.00%) Avaya

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:

Communications & Networking
1 53 (88.33%) Firewall
2 34 (56.67%) WAN
3 33 (55.00%) LAN
4 17 (28.33%) OSPF
4 17 (28.33%) VPN
5 12 (20.00%) VoIP
6 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (13.33%) Network Security
6 8 (13.33%) Wireless
7 7 (11.67%) MPLS
7 7 (11.67%) Skype
7 7 (11.67%) TACACS
8 5 (8.33%) WAAS
9 3 (5.00%) VLAN
9 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.67%) BGP
10 1 (1.67%) DNS
10 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Handset
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 24 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (38.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (38.33%) Service Delivery
4 16 (26.67%) Network Management
4 16 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (20.00%) Network Design
6 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 9 (15.00%) Project Management
8 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (50.00%) CCNP
3 17 (28.33%) CCNA
4 16 (26.67%) CCIE
4 16 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (26.67%) Degree
4 16 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (98.33%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) Fortinet
3 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (30.00%) HP
4 9 (15.00%) Avaya
4 9 (15.00%) F5
5 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.33%) Mitel
6 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.67%) Juniper