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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 66 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.15% 1.54% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.58% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £39,000
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
881 948 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.83% 97.23% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 743 845 1079
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 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 January 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 January 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 +8 5 £40,000 +12.67%
Dunstable - 4 £48,750 -
Luton +2 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 51 (82.26%) Cisco
2 49 (79.03%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (69.35%) Firewall
4 40 (64.52%) TCP/IP
5 30 (48.39%) CCNP
6 29 (46.77%) Wireless
7 28 (45.16%) CCNA
8 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
8 23 (37.10%) VMware
9 21 (33.87%) SAN
10 20 (32.26%) VPN
11 19 (30.65%) Degree
12 17 (27.42%) LAN
13 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (22.58%) Network Security
14 14 (22.58%) Project Management
14 14 (22.58%) Network Management
15 13 (20.97%) F5
15 13 (20.97%) OSPF
15 13 (20.97%) BGP
15 13 (20.97%) Windows
15 13 (20.97%) WAN
16 12 (19.35%) SSL
16 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
16 12 (19.35%) MPLS
16 12 (19.35%) HP
16 12 (19.35%) Juniper
16 12 (19.35%) Change Management
17 11 (17.74%) RIP
17 11 (17.74%) HSRP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Office
1 9 (14.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (69.35%) Firewall
2 40 (64.52%) TCP/IP
3 29 (46.77%) Wireless
4 21 (33.87%) SAN
5 20 (32.26%) VPN
6 17 (27.42%) LAN
7 14 (22.58%) Network Security
8 13 (20.97%) WAN
8 13 (20.97%) OSPF
8 13 (20.97%) BGP
9 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
9 12 (19.35%) SSL
9 12 (19.35%) MPLS
10 11 (17.74%) HSRP
10 11 (17.74%) RIP
11 10 (16.13%) DWDM
12 9 (14.52%) Internet
13 7 (11.29%) VLAN
14 6 (9.68%) Ethernet
14 6 (9.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Project Management
1 14 (22.58%) Network Management
2 12 (19.35%) Change Management
3 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
6 7 (11.29%) PRINCE
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
6 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.06%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.84%) Network Design
10 2 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (3.23%) Change Control
11 1 (1.61%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 49 (79.03%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (48.39%) CCNP
3 28 (45.16%) CCNA
4 19 (30.65%) Degree
5 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (11.29%) MCITP
7 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CCSA
9 1 (1.61%) CCSE
9 1 (1.61%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.61%) Squid
5 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Cisco
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) F5
4 12 (19.35%) HP
4 12 (19.35%) Juniper
5 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.68%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.23%) Websense
9 2 (3.23%) Dell
10 1 (1.61%) Avaya
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) Veritas
10 1 (1.61%) Lotus
10 1 (1.61%) BT
10 1 (1.61%) 3Com
10 1 (1.61%) Aruba
10 1 (1.61%) Mitel
10 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat