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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 118 124 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.90% 0.52% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.55% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 7
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,900 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1908 1823 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 95.45% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1523 1449
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 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 24 December 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (82.05%) Firewall
2 31 (79.49%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (76.92%) Cisco
4 26 (66.67%) Juniper
5 22 (56.41%) Network Design
6 19 (48.72%) CCNP
7 18 (46.15%) CCNA
8 17 (43.59%) VPN
8 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (41.03%) F5
10 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
10 15 (38.46%) Network Management
11 14 (35.90%) CCIE
12 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
12 12 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (28.21%) B2B
13 11 (28.21%) CCDP
13 11 (28.21%) IPsec
13 11 (28.21%) Open Source
14 10 (25.64%) Windows
14 10 (25.64%) VoIP
15 9 (23.08%) ITIL
15 9 (23.08%) Unified Communications
15 9 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
16 8 (20.51%) BGP
16 8 (20.51%) JNCIE
17 7 (17.95%) LAN
17 7 (17.95%) OSPF
17 7 (17.95%) DMVPN
18 6 (15.38%) WAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.26%) Lync
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (82.05%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) VPN
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.21%) IPsec
4 10 (25.64%) VoIP
5 9 (23.08%) Unified Communications
6 8 (20.51%) BGP
7 7 (17.95%) OSPF
7 7 (17.95%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) DMVPN
8 6 (15.38%) Network Security
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) MPLS
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (10.26%) NAS
10 4 (10.26%) Junos
10 4 (10.26%) Wireless
10 4 (10.26%) TACACS
10 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Open Source
2 6 (15.38%) CESG
3 4 (10.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Network Design
2 15 (38.46%) Network Management
3 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 11 (28.21%) B2B
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
6 5 (12.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) ITSM
9 1 (2.56%) Workflow
9 1 (2.56%) Document Management
9 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (48.72%) CCNP
3 18 (46.15%) CCNA
4 14 (35.90%) CCIE
5 11 (28.21%) CCDP
6 8 (20.51%) JNCIE
7 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) MCITP
8 4 (10.26%) CCDA
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (5.13%) CCSA
9 2 (5.13%) CCDE
10 1 (2.56%) Degree
10 1 (2.56%) CCSP
10 1 (2.56%) CCIP
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) WSUS
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) Juniper
3 16 (41.03%) F5
4 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 12 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (12.82%) VMware
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.26%) Infoblox
7 4 (10.26%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) Mitel
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Burges Salmon LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago