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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 104 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.88% 0.57% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.61% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 18
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £53,800 £45,450
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
1733 1469 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.48% 93.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1306 1292
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 £58,225 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (63.41%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (48.78%) VPN
4 19 (46.34%) Firewall
5 18 (43.90%) WAN
5 18 (43.90%) CCNP
6 17 (41.46%) Juniper
7 16 (39.02%) LAN
7 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
8 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) Network Design
10 13 (31.71%) Windows
11 12 (29.27%) Linux
12 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
12 9 (21.95%) VMware
13 8 (19.51%) CCNA
13 8 (19.51%) DHCP
13 8 (19.51%) DNS
13 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
14 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
14 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
14 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
15 6 (14.63%) IPsec
15 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
15 6 (14.63%) SSL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) VPN
2 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 18 (43.90%) WAN
4 16 (39.02%) LAN
4 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
5 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (19.51%) DNS
6 8 (19.51%) DHCP
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (14.63%) IPsec
8 6 (14.63%) SSL
9 5 (12.20%) TACACS
9 5 (12.20%) Junos
10 4 (9.76%) MPLS
11 2 (4.88%) WLAN
11 2 (4.88%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (4.88%) SSH
11 2 (4.88%) VLAN
11 2 (4.88%) Network Security
11 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Digital Media
2 5 (12.20%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Network Design
2 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (4.88%) Network Management
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Management
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (43.90%) CCNP
3 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) CCDP
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) CCIE
7 1 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (2.44%) CCIP
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CCDE
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
3 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) Juniper
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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