The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 106 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.94% 0.90% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.97% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 5
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Juniper
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
9 3 (11.54%) BGP
9 3 (11.54%) VPN
9 3 (11.54%) C++
9 3 (11.54%) Java
9 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) VLAN
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
9 3 (11.54%) Network Security
9 3 (11.54%) Qt
10 2 (7.69%) Trend Micro
10 2 (7.69%) SaaS
10 2 (7.69%) Change Control

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) BGP
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) VLAN
5 3 (11.54%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 2 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) WLAN
7 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
1 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
1 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
2 2 (7.69%) Change Control
2 2 (7.69%) Network Design
2 2 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C++
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Juniper
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Trend Micro
4 2 (7.69%) Crossbeam
4 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Polycom
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.85%) Aruba
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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