The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 73 59 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.77% 3.99% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 4.23% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,375 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.12%
Network Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1075 1136 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.22% 94.35% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1059 948
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% -4.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +9 11 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Dunstable -2 5 £47,500 +30.13%
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (92.50%) CCNP
3 34 (85.00%) Wireless
4 29 (72.50%) VPN
5 26 (65.00%) Cisco
6 25 (62.50%) LAN
7 18 (45.00%) WAN
7 18 (45.00%) Load Balancing
8 17 (42.50%) VLAN
8 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
9 16 (40.00%) Firewall
9 16 (40.00%) Riverbed
9 16 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (37.50%) Change Management
11 14 (35.00%) Network Management
12 13 (32.50%) SolarWinds
12 13 (32.50%) OSPF
12 13 (32.50%) BGP
13 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
13 12 (30.00%) Juniper
13 12 (30.00%) SSL
13 12 (30.00%) RIP
13 12 (30.00%) Finance
13 12 (30.00%) HSRP
13 12 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
14 11 (27.50%) HP NNM
14 11 (27.50%) HP
14 11 (27.50%) DWDM
14 11 (27.50%) MPLS
15 10 (25.00%) MS Office

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 10 (25.00%) MS Office
1 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) Wireless
2 29 (72.50%) VPN
3 25 (62.50%) LAN
4 18 (45.00%) WAN
5 17 (42.50%) VLAN
5 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
6 16 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (40.00%) Firewall
7 13 (32.50%) OSPF
7 13 (32.50%) BGP
8 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 12 (30.00%) RIP
8 12 (30.00%) SSL
8 12 (30.00%) HSRP
9 11 (27.50%) DWDM
9 11 (27.50%) MPLS
10 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (15.00%) VRRP
12 5 (12.50%) Network Security
13 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 15 (37.50%) Change Management
3 14 (35.00%) Network Management
4 12 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 10 (25.00%) ITIL
6 9 (22.50%) Network Design
7 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
11 2 (5.00%) Change Control
11 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (2.50%) CRM
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (92.50%) CCNP
3 9 (22.50%) CCNA
4 4 (10.00%) CCDP
5 2 (5.00%) CCSA
5 2 (5.00%) CCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 13 (32.50%) SolarWinds
4 12 (30.00%) Juniper
5 11 (27.50%) HP
6 9 (22.50%) F5
7 4 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.00%) IronPort
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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