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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 91 124 98
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% 0.33% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.34% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 21
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -25.78%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (58.54%) CCNP
3 21 (51.22%) Cisco
4 19 (46.34%) WAN
5 17 (41.46%) Firewall
6 16 (39.02%) LAN
7 15 (36.59%) VPN
7 15 (36.59%) Wireless
7 15 (36.59%) VLAN
8 14 (34.15%) Load Balancing
8 14 (34.15%) Linux
8 14 (34.15%) Riverbed
9 13 (31.71%) SolarWinds
9 13 (31.71%) CCNA
9 13 (31.71%) Juniper
9 13 (31.71%) MPLS
10 12 (29.27%) Nagios
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (29.27%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (21.95%) BGP
12 8 (19.51%) VoIP
12 8 (19.51%) Change Control
13 7 (17.07%) Cacti
13 7 (17.07%) Network Management
13 7 (17.07%) Python
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL
13 7 (17.07%) UNIX
13 7 (17.07%) HP
13 7 (17.07%) OPNET
13 7 (17.07%) Project Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) WAN
2 17 (41.46%) Firewall
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
4 15 (36.59%) VPN
4 15 (36.59%) Wireless
4 15 (36.59%) VLAN
5 13 (31.71%) MPLS
6 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (21.95%) BGP
8 8 (19.51%) VoIP
9 6 (14.63%) Network Security
9 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (12.20%) DWDM
10 5 (12.20%) DMVPN
10 5 (12.20%) SDH
10 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
10 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (9.76%) OSPF
12 3 (7.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (12.20%) Thin Client
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Load Balancing
2 12 (29.27%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (19.51%) Change Control
4 7 (17.07%) Network Management
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Kanban
5 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) SIEM
5 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (12.20%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.32%) Network Design
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Network Performance Management
8 1 (2.44%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (58.54%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) CCNA
4 5 (12.20%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) CISM
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Nagios
2 7 (17.07%) Cacti
2 7 (17.07%) OPNET
3 6 (14.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) Riverbed
3 13 (31.71%) SolarWinds
3 13 (31.71%) Juniper
4 7 (17.07%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) SonicWALL
5 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) F5
6 5 (12.20%) Splunk
6 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade