The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 83 72 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 26 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.84% 1.03% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.06% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1350 939 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.47% 96.51% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 827 1129
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Network Engineer
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Chelmsford - 2 £55,000 -
Colchester - 2 £33,250 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (88.37%) Firewall
2 32 (74.42%) Cisco
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) VPN
3 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (39.53%) SAN
3 17 (39.53%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
4 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
4 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.88%) Backup Exec
4 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (30.23%) Juniper
6 11 (25.58%) CCNA
6 11 (25.58%) WAN
7 10 (23.26%) DHCP
7 10 (23.26%) DNS
8 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
8 9 (20.93%) OSPF
8 9 (20.93%) BGP
8 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
8 9 (20.93%) Symantec
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 8
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (20.93%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
1 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) VPN
2 17 (39.53%) SAN
3 11 (25.58%) WAN
4 10 (23.26%) DHCP
4 10 (23.26%) DNS
5 9 (20.93%) OSPF
5 9 (20.93%) BGP
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (18.60%) LAN
7 7 (16.28%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) NAS
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.30%) FWSM
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (6.98%) VoIP
11 3 (6.98%) VLAN
12 2 (4.65%) H.323
12 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Law
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 8
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
3 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.63%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
5 3 (6.98%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
6 2 (4.65%) Network Management
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) CCNA
3 8 (18.60%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) vSphere
3 5 (11.63%) UAG
4 2 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.95%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Juniper
4 9 (20.93%) Symantec
5 6 (13.95%) WatchGuard
5 6 (13.95%) Veeam
5 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) JD Edwards
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) Aruba
7 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat