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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 71 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.51% 2.21% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.30% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 30
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1005 1002 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.99% 96.44% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 790 911 1009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dunstable +5 2 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (77.55%) Cisco
3 30 (61.22%) CCNP
4 29 (59.18%) Firewall
5 28 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 28 (57.14%) Wireless
6 21 (42.86%) VPN
7 18 (36.73%) CCNA
7 18 (36.73%) LAN
8 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
9 14 (28.57%) WAN
9 14 (28.57%) VMware
10 13 (26.53%) SAN
11 12 (24.49%) Change Management
12 11 (22.45%) OSPF
12 11 (22.45%) BGP
12 11 (22.45%) VLAN
12 11 (22.45%) Degree
12 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
12 11 (22.45%) F5
13 10 (20.41%) Riverbed
13 10 (20.41%) EIGRP
13 10 (20.41%) Juniper
13 10 (20.41%) MPLS
13 10 (20.41%) HP
14 9 (18.37%) SSL
14 9 (18.37%) RIP
14 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
14 9 (18.37%) MS Office
14 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
1 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) Firewall
2 28 (57.14%) Wireless
2 28 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 21 (42.86%) VPN
4 18 (36.73%) LAN
5 14 (28.57%) WAN
6 13 (26.53%) SAN
7 11 (22.45%) OSPF
7 11 (22.45%) BGP
7 11 (22.45%) VLAN
8 10 (20.41%) EIGRP
8 10 (20.41%) MPLS
9 9 (18.37%) RIP
9 9 (18.37%) SSL
9 9 (18.37%) HSRP
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (16.33%) DWDM
11 5 (10.20%) Network Security
12 4 (8.16%) Internet
13 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Change Management
2 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
3 9 (18.37%) Network Management
3 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 6 (12.24%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control
9 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.04%) CRM
9 1 (2.04%) Migration
Qualifications
1 42 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (61.22%) CCNP
3 18 (36.73%) CCNA
4 11 (22.45%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCSA
6 2 (4.08%) CCSE
6 2 (4.08%) MCITP
6 2 (4.08%) VCP4
6 2 (4.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) Squid
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (77.55%) Cisco
2 14 (28.57%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) F5
4 10 (20.41%) Riverbed
4 10 (20.41%) HP
4 10 (20.41%) Juniper
5 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Websense
8 1 (2.04%) BT
8 1 (2.04%) 3Com
8 1 (2.04%) Aruba
8 1 (2.04%) Mitel
8 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Pension, 25+ holidays, flexi
Posted: 5 days ago