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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 79 46 72
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.25% 4.17% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 4.32% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 43 24
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.10%
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
929 1135 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.47% 96.68% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 824 969 868
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 -13 5 £52,500 +50.00%
Luton -3 3 £29,500 -41.00%
Dunstable -16 3 £52,500 -15.32%
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (97.06%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (94.12%) CCNP
3 26 (76.47%) Cisco
4 19 (55.88%) Wireless
5 18 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
6 17 (50.00%) LAN
7 16 (47.06%) WAN
7 16 (47.06%) Firewall
8 15 (44.12%) VPN
8 15 (44.12%) Load Balancing
8 15 (44.12%) Network Security
8 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (41.18%) F5
9 14 (41.18%) OSPF
9 14 (41.18%) BGP
10 13 (38.24%) CCDP
11 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
11 12 (35.29%) Network Design
11 12 (35.29%) Network Management
12 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
13 10 (29.41%) CCSE
14 9 (26.47%) CCSA
14 9 (26.47%) Juniper
15 8 (23.53%) HP
15 8 (23.53%) EIGRP
15 8 (23.53%) VRRP
15 8 (23.53%) SSL
15 8 (23.53%) RIP
15 8 (23.53%) MS Visio

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Wireless
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (50.00%) LAN
4 16 (47.06%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Firewall
5 15 (44.12%) VPN
5 15 (44.12%) Network Security
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (41.18%) OSPF
6 14 (41.18%) BGP
7 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 8 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 8 (23.53%) VRRP
8 8 (23.53%) SSL
8 8 (23.53%) DWDM
8 8 (23.53%) MPLS
8 8 (23.53%) RIP
8 8 (23.53%) HSRP
9 6 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (17.65%) VLAN
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Load Balancing
2 12 (35.29%) Network Design
2 12 (35.29%) Network Management
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Change Management
4 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (94.12%) CCNP
3 13 (38.24%) CCDP
4 10 (29.41%) CCSE
5 9 (26.47%) CCSA
6 6 (17.65%) CCNA
7 4 (11.76%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) F5
3 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) Juniper
5 8 (23.53%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
6 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 4 (11.76%) Citrix
7 4 (11.76%) VMware
7 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
7 4 (11.76%) IronPort
8 2 (5.88%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) Lumesse