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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 77 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 24 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.83% 1.35% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.40% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,375 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.12%
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
1254 1355 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.43% 96.30% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1113 803
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Brentwood - 5 £50,000 -
Basildon - 4 - -
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £30,000 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (72.06%) Firewall
2 47 (69.12%) Cisco
3 32 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (39.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (38.24%) VPN
5 26 (38.24%) Windows
6 24 (35.29%) F5
7 22 (32.35%) CCNA
7 22 (32.35%) Juniper
8 19 (27.94%) CCNP
8 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
8 19 (27.94%) DNS
8 19 (27.94%) DHCP
8 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (26.47%) Load Balancing
10 16 (23.53%) SAN
11 15 (22.06%) Blackberry
11 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (22.06%) Symantec
11 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
11 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
11 15 (22.06%) Windows XP
11 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
11 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (22.06%) Backup Exec
11 15 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (22.06%) Windows 8
11 15 (22.06%) Network Monitoring

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
1 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2003
1 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (72.06%) Firewall
2 27 (39.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (38.24%) VPN
4 19 (27.94%) DNS
4 19 (27.94%) DHCP
5 16 (23.53%) SAN
6 15 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (20.59%) FWSM
8 13 (19.12%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (19.12%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (17.65%) SSL
10 10 (14.71%) LAN
10 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (14.71%) BGP
11 9 (13.24%) Network Security
12 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 8 (11.76%) WAN
12 8 (11.76%) OSPF
12 8 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (10.29%) H.323
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (22.06%) Windows 8
3 15 (22.06%) Windows XP
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Load Balancing
2 15 (22.06%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.29%) Change Control
4 7 (10.29%) Change Management
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.47%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.47%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.47%) Network Management
8 1 (1.47%) Migration
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (32.35%) CCNA
3 19 (27.94%) CCNP
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CCSA
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.41%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.94%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) XenApp
3 3 (4.41%) UAG
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Cisco
2 24 (35.29%) F5
3 22 (32.35%) Juniper
4 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.06%) Symantec
5 13 (19.12%) SolarWinds
6 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.29%) Brocade
7 7 (10.29%) HP
8 6 (8.82%) VMware
9 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.88%) Nortel
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) Avaya
9 4 (5.88%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.41%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.47%) Splunk
11 1 (1.47%) Red Hat