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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 82 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.17% 1.59% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.66% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 28
Average salary £65,000 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.59% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £46,750 £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
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 7 £65,000 +57.57%
Colchester - 2 £27,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (71.11%) Cisco
2 31 (68.89%) Firewall
3 25 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (44.44%) CCNP
5 18 (40.00%) VPN
6 17 (37.78%) Windows
6 17 (37.78%) F5
7 16 (35.56%) CCNA
8 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
9 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.89%) DNS
9 13 (28.89%) LAN
10 12 (26.67%) Juniper
11 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
12 10 (22.22%) DHCP
12 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (20.00%) WAN
13 9 (20.00%) Wireless
14 8 (17.78%) Finance
14 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
14 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (17.78%) Symantec
14 8 (17.78%) Blackberry
14 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
14 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
14 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
14 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (68.89%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) VPN
3 13 (28.89%) DNS
3 13 (28.89%) LAN
4 10 (22.22%) DHCP
5 9 (20.00%) WAN
5 9 (20.00%) Wireless
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (15.56%) FWSM
7 7 (15.56%) VLAN
7 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (15.56%) BGP
8 6 (13.33%) SAN
8 6 (13.33%) OSPF
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (11.11%) NetScreen
9 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.89%) WLAN
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
3 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.78%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Network Design
7 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (44.44%) CCNP
3 16 (35.56%) CCNA
4 6 (13.33%) CCIE
5 5 (11.11%) CCSA
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PMP
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCDP
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
2 2 (4.44%) UAG
3 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) F5
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) Juniper
5 8 (17.78%) Symantec
6 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
6 7 (15.56%) Avaya
6 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
6 7 (15.56%) Nortel
7 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
8 5 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 4 (8.89%) Aruba
10 3 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (6.67%) VMware
10 3 (6.67%) Motorola
10 3 (6.67%) Siemens
10 3 (6.67%) AirMagnet
11 2 (4.44%) Citrix
11 2 (4.44%) HP
11 2 (4.44%) Brocade