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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 75 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 72 28 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.07% 1.38% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 1.45% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 18 59
Average salary £45,000 £54,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +45.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,100 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £47,500
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 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
2272 1926 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.01% 95.16% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 1574 2187
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 £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Hemel Hempstead -5 19 £50,000 -7.40%
Watford +5 18 £50,000 +62.60% 3
Stevenage +7 10 £41,500 -23.14% 1
Bishop's Stortford +18 5 £41,250 +41.02% 5
Berkhamsted - 5 £37,500 -
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Abbots Langley - 2 £46,250 -
Letchworth - 2 £41,250 -
St Albans -9 1 £45,000 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £50,000 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 108 (76.06%) Cisco
2 75 (52.82%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (50.70%) Firewall
4 60 (42.25%) CCNP
5 55 (38.73%) WAN
6 45 (31.69%) LAN
7 41 (28.87%) VPN
8 35 (24.65%) CCNA
8 35 (24.65%) Wireless
9 30 (21.13%) Juniper
10 26 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (18.31%) Network Security
11 25 (17.61%) Internet
12 24 (16.90%) MPLS
12 24 (16.90%) HP
12 24 (16.90%) VoIP
13 23 (16.20%) TCP/IP
13 23 (16.20%) OSPF
13 23 (16.20%) BGP
13 23 (16.20%) Network Design
14 21 (14.79%) Degree
14 21 (14.79%) Network Management
14 21 (14.79%) VMware
15 20 (14.08%) CCIE
15 20 (14.08%) Security Cleared
16 19 (13.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (13.38%) Aruba
16 19 (13.38%) CheckPoint
16 19 (13.38%) WLAN
16 19 (13.38%) Linux

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (4.23%) Apache
2 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.70%) Lync
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Office
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 72 (50.70%) Firewall
2 55 (38.73%) WAN
3 45 (31.69%) LAN
4 41 (28.87%) VPN
5 35 (24.65%) Wireless
6 26 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (18.31%) Network Security
7 25 (17.61%) Internet
8 24 (16.90%) MPLS
8 24 (16.90%) VoIP
9 23 (16.20%) TCP/IP
9 23 (16.20%) OSPF
9 23 (16.20%) BGP
10 19 (13.38%) WLAN
10 19 (13.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 17 (11.97%) EIGRP
11 17 (11.97%) SSL
12 15 (10.56%) IPsec
13 11 (7.75%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (7.75%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) MySQL
2 6 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (10.56%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.04%) Retail
3 7 (4.93%) Finance
4 4 (2.82%) Games
5 3 (2.11%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.04%) Handset
3 6 (4.23%) SecurID
4 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.82%) Physics
4 4 (2.82%) Open Source
5 2 (1.41%) Online Games
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.38%) Linux
2 18 (12.68%) Windows
3 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.34%) UNIX
5 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) OpenBSD
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) Network Design
2 21 (14.79%) Network Management
3 15 (10.56%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (7.04%) ITIL
5 7 (4.93%) E-Commerce
5 7 (4.93%) Change Management
6 6 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.23%) Migration
6 6 (4.23%) Project Management
6 6 (4.23%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.52%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.82%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.82%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.82%) BCP
8 4 (2.82%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.11%) ITSM
9 3 (2.11%) Security Management
9 3 (2.11%) SEO
9 3 (2.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) SQL
2 7 (4.93%) Python
3 6 (4.23%) PHP
4 4 (2.82%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.41%) C
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (52.82%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (42.25%) CCNP
3 35 (24.65%) CCNA
4 21 (14.79%) Degree
5 20 (14.08%) Security Cleared
5 20 (14.08%) CCIE
6 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.63%) MCITP
8 7 (4.93%) MCSE
9 5 (3.52%) RHCE
9 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.41%) MCP
11 2 (1.41%) VCP4
11 2 (1.41%) VCP5
11 2 (1.41%) MBCS
11 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.70%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.75%) KVM
4 10 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.93%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.23%) vSphere
7 3 (2.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.41%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.70%) Snort
9 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.52%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.41%) OpenView
5 2 (1.41%) Cacti
6 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 108 (76.06%) Cisco
2 30 (21.13%) Juniper
3 24 (16.90%) HP
4 21 (14.79%) VMware
5 19 (13.38%) CheckPoint
5 19 (13.38%) Aruba
6 16 (11.27%) Fortinet
7 15 (10.56%) Dell
8 14 (9.86%) SolarWinds
9 13 (9.15%) Mitel
10 12 (8.45%) F5
11 10 (7.04%) Meru Networks
12 8 (5.63%) Oracle
13 7 (4.93%) Crossbeam
14 6 (4.23%) Fujitsu
15 5 (3.52%) Foundry
16 4 (2.82%) Riverbed
17 3 (2.11%) Google
17 3 (2.11%) Microsoft
18 2 (1.41%) Sun
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