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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 94 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.05% 1.39% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.44% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 12
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1541 1388 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.59% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1172 1432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 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 29 January 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (76.74%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (60.47%) CCNA
3 19 (44.19%) Cisco
4 16 (37.21%) CCNP
4 16 (37.21%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) Firewall
6 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
7 11 (25.58%) BGP
8 10 (23.26%) MPLS
8 10 (23.26%) Wireless
8 10 (23.26%) VLAN
9 9 (20.93%) OSPF
10 8 (18.60%) Juniper
10 8 (18.60%) DNS
10 8 (18.60%) Network Management
11 7 (16.28%) Change Control
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (16.28%) DHCP
11 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) HP
11 7 (16.28%) VMware
12 6 (13.95%) LAN
12 6 (13.95%) WAN
12 6 (13.95%) VPN
12 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
12 6 (13.95%) Junos
13 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (11.63%) Network Security
13 5 (11.63%) Riverbed

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) BGP
3 10 (23.26%) MPLS
3 10 (23.26%) Wireless
3 10 (23.26%) VLAN
4 9 (20.93%) OSPF
5 8 (18.60%) DNS
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (16.28%) DHCP
7 6 (13.95%) LAN
7 6 (13.95%) WAN
7 6 (13.95%) VPN
7 6 (13.95%) Junos
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (11.63%) Network Security
8 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
9 4 (9.30%) SNMP
9 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Network Management
2 7 (16.28%) Change Control
3 4 (9.30%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.98%) Information Security
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Network Performance Management
5 2 (4.65%) SIEM
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C++
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (60.47%) CCNA
3 16 (37.21%) CCNP
4 5 (11.63%) CISSP
5 4 (9.30%) CCIE
5 4 (9.30%) JNCIE
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nagios
1 4 (9.30%) OPNET
1 4 (9.30%) Cacti
1 4 (9.30%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) Juniper
3 7 (16.28%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.63%) Riverbed
6 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
6 4 (9.30%) Aruba
6 4 (9.30%) Polycom
6 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
6 4 (9.30%) F5
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.33%) Tektronix
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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