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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 40 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.32% 2.30% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.40% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
222 292 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.80% 95.74% 99.50%
Number of salaries quoted 213 244 341
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) CCSA
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 4 (66.67%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) F5

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCDP
2 4 (66.67%) CCSA
2 4 (66.67%) CCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) F5