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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 91 81 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 1.97% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.04% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 15
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 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 24 December 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 29 (70.73%) CCNA
3 20 (48.78%) Finance
4 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
5 13 (31.71%) Cisco
6 10 (24.39%) CCNP
6 10 (24.39%) Firewall
7 8 (19.51%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) OSPF
7 8 (19.51%) BGP
8 7 (17.07%) DHCP
8 7 (17.07%) Wireless
8 7 (17.07%) VLAN
9 6 (14.63%) Juniper
10 5 (12.20%) Windows
10 5 (12.20%) VMware
10 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.20%) Junos
11 4 (9.76%) Linux
11 4 (9.76%) VoIP
11 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
11 4 (9.76%) SNMP
11 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.76%) CCIE
11 4 (9.76%) HP
11 4 (9.76%) MPLS
11 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
11 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
11 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
11 4 (9.76%) Sourcefire

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) OSPF
2 8 (19.51%) BGP
3 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 7 (17.07%) Wireless
3 7 (17.07%) VLAN
4 5 (12.20%) Junos
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.76%) BIG-IP
5 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
5 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
5 4 (9.76%) SNMP
5 4 (9.76%) VoIP
5 4 (9.76%) MPLS
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
1 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
1 4 (9.76%) Network Management
2 3 (7.32%) Change Control
2 3 (7.32%) Information Security
3 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) C++
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (70.73%) CCNA
3 10 (24.39%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) CCIE
4 4 (9.76%) JNCIE
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Juniper
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) Sourcefire
4 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
4 4 (9.76%) Polycom
4 4 (9.76%) Aruba
4 4 (9.76%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.88%) Trend Micro
5 2 (4.88%) Crossbeam
5 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.44%) Tektronix
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds