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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 80 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.85% 0.83% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.87% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 24
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -14.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 27 March 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (60.00%) Cisco
3 25 (55.56%) CCNP
4 20 (44.44%) Firewall
5 19 (42.22%) CCNA
6 16 (35.56%) MPLS
7 15 (33.33%) BGP
7 15 (33.33%) Wireless
7 15 (33.33%) VLAN
8 14 (31.11%) WAN
9 13 (28.89%) Juniper
10 12 (26.67%) Linux
10 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (24.44%) Network Management
11 11 (24.44%) LAN
11 11 (24.44%) VPN
12 10 (22.22%) DNS
12 10 (22.22%) HP
12 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 10 (22.22%) OSPF
12 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (22.22%) Riverbed
13 9 (20.00%) SolarWinds
13 9 (20.00%) Network Security
13 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 9 (20.00%) Fortinet
13 9 (20.00%) Nagios
14 8 (17.78%) CISSP
14 8 (17.78%) VoIP
14 8 (17.78%) DHCP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) Firewall
2 16 (35.56%) MPLS
3 15 (33.33%) BGP
3 15 (33.33%) Wireless
3 15 (33.33%) VLAN
4 14 (31.11%) WAN
5 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (24.44%) LAN
6 11 (24.44%) VPN
7 10 (22.22%) DNS
7 10 (22.22%) OSPF
8 9 (20.00%) Network Security
9 8 (17.78%) VoIP
9 8 (17.78%) DHCP
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.33%) Junos
11 5 (11.11%) DMVPN
11 5 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
11 5 (11.11%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Network Management
2 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.78%) Change Control
3 8 (17.78%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (15.56%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 5 (11.11%) SIEM
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.67%) Network Design
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Kanban
8 2 (4.44%) Network Performance Management
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (55.56%) CCNP
3 19 (42.22%) CCNA
4 8 (17.78%) CISSP
5 4 (8.89%) JNCIE
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) CCIE
6 2 (4.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Nagios
2 7 (15.56%) OPNET
2 7 (15.56%) Cacti
3 6 (13.33%) OpenView
4 4 (8.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) Juniper
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) HP
3 10 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 9 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 6 (13.33%) F5
6 4 (8.89%) Aruba
6 4 (8.89%) SonicWALL
6 4 (8.89%) Polycom
6 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.44%) Splunk
9 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm