The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 80 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% 0.72% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.76% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 24
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £42,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -17.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Network Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1445 1716 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.31% 95.17% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1490 1672
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (57.14%) CCNP
3 23 (54.76%) Cisco
4 19 (45.24%) Firewall
5 17 (40.48%) WAN
6 16 (38.10%) CCNA
6 16 (38.10%) Wireless
6 16 (38.10%) VLAN
7 14 (33.33%) MPLS
7 14 (33.33%) Juniper
7 14 (33.33%) VPN
7 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 14 (33.33%) LAN
8 13 (30.95%) Riverbed
8 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (28.57%) SolarWinds
9 12 (28.57%) Nagios
9 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
10 11 (26.19%) BGP
10 11 (26.19%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (21.43%) Network Management
11 9 (21.43%) VoIP
12 8 (19.05%) HP
12 8 (19.05%) VMware
12 8 (19.05%) Change Control
12 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (16.67%) SonicWALL
13 7 (16.67%) F5
13 7 (16.67%) OPNET

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) WAN
3 16 (38.10%) Wireless
3 16 (38.10%) VLAN
4 14 (33.33%) LAN
4 14 (33.33%) VPN
4 14 (33.33%) MPLS
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (26.19%) BGP
7 9 (21.43%) VoIP
8 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (14.29%) Network Security
9 6 (14.29%) OSPF
9 6 (14.29%) DNS
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) SDH
10 5 (11.90%) DWDM
10 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
10 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (11.90%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.19%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (21.43%) Network Management
4 8 (19.05%) Change Control
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Kanban
6 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
6 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (11.90%) SIEM
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.14%) Network Design
8 2 (4.76%) Network Performance Management
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
9 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (57.14%) CCNP
3 16 (38.10%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) CISSP
5 2 (4.76%) CISM
5 2 (4.76%) JNCIE
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Nagios
2 7 (16.67%) OPNET
2 7 (16.67%) Cacti
3 6 (14.29%) OpenView
4 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) Juniper
3 13 (30.95%) Riverbed
4 12 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 7 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 7 (16.67%) F5
7 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 5 (11.90%) Splunk
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.76%) Polycom
10 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.76%) Aruba
10 2 (4.76%) WorldPay
11 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm