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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 52 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.53% 1.03% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.03% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
312 389 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.41% 99.74% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 287 321 218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (56.25%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
7 6 (37.50%) VPN
7 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) CCNA
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Network Management
10 3 (18.75%) DNS
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) CCDP
10 3 (18.75%) SAN
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (18.75%) CCSA
10 3 (18.75%) VLAN
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (18.75%) Change Control
11 2 (12.50%) MS Office
11 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) VMS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCSA
4 3 (18.75%) CCDP
5 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 2 (12.50%) CCSE
6 1 (6.25%) MCITP
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (6.25%) UAG
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) Clearswift
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Dell