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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 104 124 101
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.36% 0.64% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 14
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
1897 1789 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.57% 95.77% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1541 1348
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 November 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 34 (75.56%) Firewall
2 33 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (71.11%) Cisco
4 28 (62.22%) Juniper
5 24 (53.33%) CCNP
6 23 (51.11%) Network Design
7 20 (44.44%) VPN
8 19 (42.22%) CCNA
9 16 (35.56%) CheckPoint
10 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (31.11%) Windows
11 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 12 (26.67%) F5
12 11 (24.44%) Network Management
12 11 (24.44%) CCDP
13 10 (22.22%) CCIE
13 10 (22.22%) VoIP
13 10 (22.22%) IPsec
14 9 (20.00%) VMware
14 9 (20.00%) LAN
14 9 (20.00%) ITIL
14 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (17.78%) WAN
15 8 (17.78%) BGP
15 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
15 8 (17.78%) Barracuda Networks
16 7 (15.56%) Open Source
16 7 (15.56%) DMVPN
16 7 (15.56%) OSPF

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.89%) Lync
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) Firewall
2 20 (44.44%) VPN
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (22.22%) IPsec
4 10 (22.22%) VoIP
5 9 (20.00%) LAN
6 8 (17.78%) WAN
6 8 (17.78%) BGP
7 7 (15.56%) OSPF
7 7 (15.56%) DMVPN
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.33%) Network Security
8 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.11%) SAN
9 5 (11.11%) MPLS
9 5 (11.11%) NAS
9 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications
10 4 (8.89%) Wireless
11 3 (6.67%) Junos
11 3 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Open Source
2 6 (13.33%) CESG
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Network Design
2 11 (24.44%) Network Management
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
5 7 (15.56%) B2B
6 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
9 1 (2.22%) ITSM
9 1 (2.22%) Workflow
9 1 (2.22%) Document Management
9 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (53.33%) CCNP
3 19 (42.22%) CCNA
4 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (24.44%) CCDP
6 10 (22.22%) CCIE
7 4 (8.89%) CCDA
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.89%) JNCIE
7 4 (8.89%) MCITP
8 2 (4.44%) CCDE
8 2 (4.44%) CCSA
9 1 (2.22%) CCSP
9 1 (2.22%) CCIP
9 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) WSUS
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Cisco
2 28 (62.22%) Juniper
3 16 (35.56%) CheckPoint
4 12 (26.67%) F5
5 9 (20.00%) VMware
6 8 (17.78%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) Avaya
8 4 (8.89%) Infoblox
9 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle
10 2 (4.44%) EMC
10 2 (4.44%) Mitel
11 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
11 1 (2.22%) Dell
11 1 (2.22%) IBM
11 1 (2.22%) Veeam
11 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
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