The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 72 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.45% 1.90% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.99% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 30
Average salary £46,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £46,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1134 1055 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.16% 95.56% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 869 863 841
Average salary £39,600 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Essex

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Basildon -6 8 £65,000 +57.57%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £27,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £48,000 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 23 (69.70%) Firewall
3 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (57.58%) CCNP
5 15 (45.45%) VPN
6 14 (42.42%) CCNA
7 13 (39.39%) LAN
8 11 (33.33%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) F5
9 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
9 10 (30.30%) Juniper
10 9 (27.27%) Wireless
11 8 (24.24%) DNS
11 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.21%) Nortel
12 7 (21.21%) Avaya
12 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
12 7 (21.21%) Finance
12 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
13 6 (18.18%) BGP
13 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
13 6 (18.18%) WAN
14 5 (15.15%) DHCP
14 5 (15.15%) CCIE
14 5 (15.15%) SLA
14 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
14 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) VPN
3 13 (39.39%) LAN
4 9 (27.27%) Wireless
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
6 6 (18.18%) WAN
6 6 (18.18%) BGP
7 5 (15.15%) NetScreen
7 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
7 5 (15.15%) VLAN
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (15.15%) OSPF
8 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.12%) FWSM
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (12.12%) WLAN
9 3 (9.09%) SSL
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
1 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (57.58%) CCNP
3 14 (42.42%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) CCSA
4 5 (15.15%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) UAG
2 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) F5
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 7 (21.21%) Nortel
4 7 (21.21%) Avaya
4 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
4 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
5 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 5 (15.15%) Symantec
6 5 (15.15%) Infoblox
6 5 (15.15%) Aruba
7 3 (9.09%) AirMagnet
7 3 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (9.09%) Motorola
7 3 (9.09%) Siemens
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.03%) Zeacom
9 1 (3.03%) VMware