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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 59 56 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.90% 3.10% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 3.24% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 8
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +50.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £54,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1049 1049 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.10% 95.71% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 858 859 884
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Basildon - 8 £41,250 -
Epping -1 1 - -
Chelmsford -6 1 - -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (73.53%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) Juniper
4 13 (38.24%) VPN
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) WAN
4 13 (38.24%) OSPF
5 12 (35.29%) BGP
5 12 (35.29%) Backup Exec
5 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
6 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
6 11 (32.35%) MPLS
7 10 (29.41%) DNS
8 9 (26.47%) Internet
8 9 (26.47%) DHCP
8 9 (26.47%) Symantec
8 9 (26.47%) Multicast
8 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (23.53%) System Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
9 8 (23.53%) Blackberry

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) VPN
2 13 (38.24%) WAN
2 13 (38.24%) OSPF
3 12 (35.29%) BGP
4 11 (32.35%) MPLS
5 10 (29.41%) DNS
6 9 (26.47%) DHCP
6 9 (26.47%) Internet
6 9 (26.47%) Multicast
7 7 (20.59%) Junos
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) DWDM
7 7 (20.59%) SDH
8 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.71%) SSL
9 5 (14.71%) Network Security
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (11.76%) LAN
11 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) System Testing
1 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
2 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCIE
3 6 (17.65%) JNCIE
4 4 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) UAG
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Juniper
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Symantec
5 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) WatchGuard
7 3 (8.82%) Veeam
7 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.88%) Aruba
9 1 (2.94%) GFI Software
9 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds