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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 92 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 39 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.76% 0.92% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.96% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2138 2078 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.26% 96.07% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1745 2135
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,850 £26,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +7 26 £40,000 -
Peterborough +2 2 - -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 48 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (66.67%) Cisco
3 39 (59.09%) CCNP
4 34 (51.52%) CCNA
5 33 (50.00%) WAN
6 28 (42.42%) LAN
7 26 (39.39%) Network Security
8 22 (33.33%) CISSP
9 19 (28.79%) Firewall
10 17 (25.76%) BGP
10 17 (25.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (25.76%) Wireshark
11 16 (24.24%) MPLS
12 13 (19.70%) Wireless
12 13 (19.70%) VLAN
13 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (18.18%) VMware
13 12 (18.18%) OSPF
13 12 (18.18%) HP
14 11 (16.67%) Juniper
14 11 (16.67%) Network Management
15 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (15.15%) Linux
16 9 (13.64%) VPN
16 9 (13.64%) DNS
16 9 (13.64%) Fortinet
16 9 (13.64%) Load Balancing
17 8 (12.12%) Riverbed
17 8 (12.12%) Change Control
17 8 (12.12%) Citrix

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) WAN
2 28 (42.42%) LAN
3 26 (39.39%) Network Security
4 19 (28.79%) Firewall
5 17 (25.76%) BGP
5 17 (25.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (25.76%) Wireshark
6 16 (24.24%) MPLS
7 13 (19.70%) VLAN
7 13 (19.70%) Wireless
8 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (18.18%) OSPF
9 9 (13.64%) VPN
9 9 (13.64%) DNS
10 8 (12.12%) DHCP
11 6 (9.09%) VoIP
11 6 (9.09%) Junos
12 5 (7.58%) DMVPN
12 5 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Thin Client
1 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.58%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Network Management
2 9 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.12%) Change Control
4 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 6 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (7.58%) SIEM
6 5 (7.58%) Security Architecture
7 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.55%) Network Design
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.55%) Information Security
9 2 (3.03%) Network Performance Management
9 2 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (59.09%) CCNP
3 34 (51.52%) CCNA
4 22 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (6.06%) JNCIE
5 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 4 (6.06%) CCIE
6 2 (3.03%) CISM
7 1 (1.52%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Nagios
1 7 (10.61%) OPNET
1 7 (10.61%) Cacti
2 6 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 6 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (18.18%) HP
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Juniper
4 9 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 8 (12.12%) Riverbed
5 8 (12.12%) Citrix
6 7 (10.61%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.06%) Aruba
7 4 (6.06%) F5
7 4 (6.06%) Polycom
7 4 (6.06%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Sophos
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft