The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 79 104 132
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 68 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.87% 1.27% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.31% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 55 21 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2241 1832 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.56% 96.78% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1412 2497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Stevenage +27 16 £40,000 +8.10%
Watford -18 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Royston - 7 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £45,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £33,750 - 1
Letchworth +13 2 £42,500 +16.43%
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 134 (87.58%) Cisco
2 102 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 96 (62.75%) Firewall
4 85 (55.56%) CCNP
5 45 (29.41%) VPN
6 44 (28.76%) CCNA
7 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
7 38 (24.84%) Wireless
8 37 (24.18%) WAN
9 35 (22.88%) MPLS
10 31 (20.26%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (19.61%) Network Security
12 29 (18.95%) LAN
13 28 (18.30%) Juniper
14 27 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (17.65%) TCP/IP
14 27 (17.65%) SC Cleared
15 26 (16.99%) CheckPoint
15 26 (16.99%) VMware
16 23 (15.03%) SolarWinds
16 23 (15.03%) Internet
16 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
17 21 (13.73%) CCIE
17 21 (13.73%) Windows
17 21 (13.73%) Network Design
18 20 (13.07%) F5
18 20 (13.07%) VoIP
18 20 (13.07%) OSPF
18 20 (13.07%) BGP
18 20 (13.07%) VPLS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.61%) Apache
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (62.75%) Firewall
2 45 (29.41%) VPN
3 38 (24.84%) Wireless
4 37 (24.18%) WAN
5 35 (22.88%) MPLS
6 31 (20.26%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (19.61%) Network Security
8 29 (18.95%) LAN
9 27 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 27 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (15.03%) Internet
11 20 (13.07%) OSPF
11 20 (13.07%) BGP
11 20 (13.07%) VoIP
11 20 (13.07%) VPLS
12 15 (9.80%) Junos
13 14 (9.15%) SAN
14 13 (8.50%) WLAN
14 13 (8.50%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) MySQL
1 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 19 (12.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.50%) Retail
3 11 (7.19%) Law
4 6 (3.92%) Finance
5 5 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.92%) Handset
4 5 (3.27%) Statistics
4 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.31%) FMCG
5 2 (1.31%) Open Source
5 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.31%) Physics
5 2 (1.31%) Blog
6 1 (0.65%) Online Games
6 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.73%) Windows
2 13 (8.50%) UNIX
3 12 (7.84%) Linux
3 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.73%) Network Design
2 15 (9.80%) Network Management
3 13 (8.50%) Asset Management
4 12 (7.84%) Change Control
5 10 (6.54%) Project Management
6 9 (5.88%) ITIL
7 8 (5.23%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.58%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.58%) Document Management
8 7 (4.58%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.27%) Change Management
10 5 (3.27%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.61%) Migration
11 4 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (1.96%) Project Planning
12 3 (1.96%) Mentoring
12 3 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.61%) PHP
1 4 (2.61%) Python
2 2 (1.31%) SQL
2 2 (1.31%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) Perl
3 1 (0.65%) Tcl
3 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 102 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (55.56%) CCNP
3 44 (28.76%) CCNA
4 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
5 27 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 21 (13.73%) CCIE
7 17 (11.11%) Degree
8 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.23%) MCP
8 8 (5.23%) VCP5
8 8 (5.23%) VCP4
9 7 (4.58%) CCSA
9 7 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.58%) MBCS
10 5 (3.27%) MCITP
11 4 (2.61%) MCSE
12 3 (1.96%) MCSA
12 3 (1.96%) HP ASE
12 3 (1.96%) HP MASE
12 3 (1.96%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (5.23%) KVM
4 4 (2.61%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.31%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Xen
6 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) FortiGate
2 7 (4.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.96%) Cacti
3 3 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.31%) OpenView
4 2 (1.31%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 134 (87.58%) Cisco
2 28 (18.30%) Juniper
3 26 (16.99%) CheckPoint
3 26 (16.99%) VMware
4 23 (15.03%) SolarWinds
5 20 (13.07%) F5
6 19 (12.42%) HP
7 16 (10.46%) Aruba
8 15 (9.80%) Fortinet
9 11 (7.19%) Meru Networks
10 10 (6.54%) Dell
11 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 9 (5.88%) Mitel
12 8 (5.23%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.92%) Foundry
14 5 (3.27%) Oracle
14 5 (3.27%) Crossbeam
15 4 (2.61%) ServiceNow
15 4 (2.61%) Splunk
16 3 (1.96%) 3Com
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
AX Intelligence
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum or competitive contract rate
Posted: 18 days ago