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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 65 61 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.46% 1.99% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.07% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 19
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
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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
Luton +10 7 £50,000 +21.21%
Bedford +8 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) CCNP
3 20 (64.52%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) WAN
5 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
6 14 (45.16%) OSPF
6 14 (45.16%) BGP
7 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (38.71%) F5
8 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
8 12 (38.71%) LAN
9 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
10 10 (32.26%) CCDP
10 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
10 10 (32.26%) Network Security
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (25.81%) Driving Licence
13 7 (22.58%) CCNA
14 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
14 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
14 6 (19.35%) Windows
14 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
14 6 (19.35%) CCSE
14 6 (19.35%) BIG-IP
14 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
14 6 (19.35%) CCSA
14 6 (19.35%) Network Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
1 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) WAN
3 14 (45.16%) BGP
3 14 (45.16%) OSPF
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (38.71%) LAN
6 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (32.26%) Network Security
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (19.35%) BIG-IP
11 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
11 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (12.90%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
11 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
12 3 (9.68%) SNMP
12 3 (9.68%) Wireless
13 2 (6.45%) RIP
13 2 (6.45%) VPN
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (19.35%) Network Management
3 4 (12.90%) Presales
4 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (74.19%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCDP
4 7 (22.58%) CCNA
5 6 (19.35%) CCSA
5 6 (19.35%) CCSE
6 4 (12.90%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (38.71%) F5
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya