The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 103 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.81% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 21
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1775 1484 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 93.86% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1314 1297
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (64.71%) Cisco
2 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (54.90%) Firewall
3 28 (54.90%) VPN
4 25 (49.02%) CCNP
4 25 (49.02%) Juniper
5 20 (39.22%) Network Design
6 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
6 19 (37.25%) WAN
7 18 (35.29%) LAN
8 16 (31.37%) Windows
8 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
8 16 (31.37%) CCNA
9 15 (29.41%) CheckPoint
10 13 (25.49%) Linux
11 12 (23.53%) IPsec
11 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
12 11 (21.57%) VMware
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
14 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.65%) CCDP
14 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 9 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (15.69%) DHCP
15 8 (15.69%) DNS
16 7 (13.73%) VMware ESX
16 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
16 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (54.90%) VPN
1 28 (54.90%) Firewall
2 19 (37.25%) WAN
3 18 (35.29%) LAN
4 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 12 (23.53%) IPsec
6 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (15.69%) DHCP
7 8 (15.69%) DNS
8 7 (13.73%) OSPF
8 7 (13.73%) BGP
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (11.76%) DMVPN
9 6 (11.76%) SSL
9 6 (11.76%) VoIP
10 5 (9.80%) TACACS
10 5 (9.80%) MPLS
10 5 (9.80%) Junos
10 5 (9.80%) Network Security
11 4 (7.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
1 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 5 (9.80%) CESG
2 5 (9.80%) PKI
3 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) AIX
7 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Network Design
2 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 9 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Network Management
6 4 (7.84%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) CRM
8 2 (3.92%) B2B
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
9 1 (1.96%) ITSM
9 1 (1.96%) Workflow
9 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.96%) Document Management
9 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (49.02%) CCNP
3 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
4 16 (31.37%) CCNA
5 9 (17.65%) CCDP
6 4 (7.84%) CCIE
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.92%) CCDA
8 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) MCITP
9 1 (1.96%) Degree
9 1 (1.96%) CCDE
9 1 (1.96%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.96%) MCSE
9 1 (1.96%) CCIP
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
2 7 (13.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.92%) WSUS
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Cisco
2 25 (49.02%) Juniper
3 15 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 11 (21.57%) VMware
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.76%) F5
7 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.88%) Infoblox
8 3 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (3.92%) EMC
9 2 (3.92%) Avaya
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle
10 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.96%) Veeam
10 1 (1.96%) HP
10 1 (1.96%) Dell
10 1 (1.96%) IBM
10 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
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