The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 41 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.01% 4.43% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 4.53% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 4
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 265 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.91% 97.79% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 297 258 188
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +17.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bedford region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Bedford

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (95.56%) Firewall
2 40 (88.89%) WAN
3 39 (86.67%) LAN
4 30 (66.67%) VMware
5 29 (64.44%) Windows
5 29 (64.44%) DNS
6 28 (62.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (62.22%) DHCP
6 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (60.00%) Citrix
7 27 (60.00%) SAN
7 27 (60.00%) Lotus
7 27 (60.00%) VPN
7 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (57.78%) Symantec
8 26 (57.78%) McAfee
8 26 (57.78%) Blackberry
8 26 (57.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 26 (57.78%) Clearswift
8 26 (57.78%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (57.78%) Backup Exec
8 26 (57.78%) VMS
8 26 (57.78%) Lotus Domino
8 26 (57.78%) MCSE
8 26 (57.78%) Android
8 26 (57.78%) vSphere
8 26 (57.78%) McAfee ePO
8 26 (57.78%) SecurID
8 26 (57.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 26 (57.78%) Windows Phone 8

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (57.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 26 (57.78%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Office
2 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) Firewall
2 40 (88.89%) WAN
3 39 (86.67%) LAN
4 29 (64.44%) DNS
5 28 (62.22%) DHCP
6 27 (60.00%) VPN
6 27 (60.00%) SAN
7 26 (57.78%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (15.56%) Network Security
9 3 (6.67%) OSPF
9 3 (6.67%) BGP
9 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.44%) VoIP
11 1 (2.22%) HTTP
11 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.22%) SSL
11 1 (2.22%) Internet
11 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
11 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) Blackberry
1 26 (57.78%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (57.78%) Android
4 26 (57.78%) VMS
4 26 (57.78%) Windows Phone 8
4 26 (57.78%) Windows Phone
5 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Network Management
2 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.22%) Change Control
3 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.22%) Project Management
3 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (57.78%) MCSE
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (26.67%) CCNP
5 7 (15.56%) CCNA
6 5 (11.11%) CCDP
7 4 (8.89%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (6.67%) CCSA
9 1 (2.22%) CCSE
9 1 (2.22%) MCITP
9 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 26 (57.78%) vSphere
2 14 (31.11%) XenApp
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (57.78%) Backup Exec
1 26 (57.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) VMware
2 27 (60.00%) Citrix
2 27 (60.00%) Lotus
3 26 (57.78%) Symantec
3 26 (57.78%) McAfee
3 26 (57.78%) Clearswift
4 17 (37.78%) Cisco
5 13 (28.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Dell