The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 110 101 127
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.17% 1.58% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.63% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 19
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 £27,300 £32,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Network Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2356 2081 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.92% 96.52% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 1673 2290
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 18 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Peterborough -7 1 - -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 40 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (62.50%) CCNA
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco
4 20 (35.71%) Finance
5 18 (32.14%) CCNP
6 16 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 14 (25.00%) LAN
7 14 (25.00%) WAN
8 13 (23.21%) Firewall
8 13 (23.21%) Network Security
9 10 (17.86%) OSPF
9 10 (17.86%) BGP
9 10 (17.86%) Wireshark
10 9 (16.07%) CISSP
10 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (14.29%) DNS
11 8 (14.29%) VMware
12 7 (12.50%) DHCP
12 7 (12.50%) Wireless
12 7 (12.50%) VLAN
13 6 (10.71%) Windows
13 6 (10.71%) HP
13 6 (10.71%) Juniper
13 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (10.71%) FortiGate
14 5 (8.93%) Degree
14 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (8.93%) Junos
15 4 (7.14%) Linux
15 4 (7.14%) 3GPP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) WAN
1 14 (25.00%) LAN
2 13 (23.21%) Firewall
2 13 (23.21%) Network Security
3 10 (17.86%) Wireshark
3 10 (17.86%) OSPF
3 10 (17.86%) BGP
4 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (14.29%) DNS
6 7 (12.50%) DHCP
6 7 (12.50%) Wireless
6 7 (12.50%) VLAN
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (8.93%) Junos
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (7.14%) BIG-IP
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.14%) MPLS
9 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
9 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
1 4 (7.14%) Network Management
2 3 (5.36%) Change Control
2 3 (5.36%) Information Security
2 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (1.79%) ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
1 1 (1.79%) C++
1 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (62.50%) CCNA
3 18 (32.14%) CCNP
4 9 (16.07%) CISSP
5 5 (8.93%) Degree
6 4 (7.14%) CCIE
6 4 (7.14%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Cisco
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Juniper
3 6 (10.71%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Sourcefire
4 4 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 4 (7.14%) Polycom
4 4 (7.14%) Aruba
4 4 (7.14%) F5
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro
6 2 (3.57%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.79%) Tektronix
7 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.79%) Sophos