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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 63 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 85 25 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.68% 1.25% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 1.31% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 68 19 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £43,000
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
2238 1902 2800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.88% 95.24% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 1569 2204
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 £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 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 18 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 -1 19 £50,000 -7.40%
Watford +6 18 £50,000 +28.20% 3
Stevenage +13 14 £41,500 -23.14% 1
Bishop's Stortford +15 8 £46,250 +58.11% 3
Letchworth - 5 £45,000 - 1
Hitchin - 4 £55,000 -
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Berkhamsted - 2 £37,500 -
Abbots Langley - 2 £46,250 -
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 18 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.

1 125 (81.70%) Cisco
2 90 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (54.25%) Firewall
4 73 (47.71%) CCNP
5 53 (34.64%) WAN
6 51 (33.33%) VPN
7 46 (30.07%) LAN
8 41 (26.80%) Wireless
9 39 (25.49%) CCNA
10 32 (20.92%) MPLS
11 30 (19.61%) Juniper
12 29 (18.95%) HP
13 28 (18.30%) VoIP
13 28 (18.30%) OSPF
13 28 (18.30%) BGP
13 28 (18.30%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (17.65%) VMware
15 26 (16.99%) Internet
15 26 (16.99%) Network Design
16 25 (16.34%) Network Security
16 25 (16.34%) CCIE
17 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
17 24 (15.69%) Degree
18 22 (14.38%) Security Cleared
18 22 (14.38%) Windows
19 21 (13.73%) Aruba
19 21 (13.73%) Network Management
20 20 (13.07%) SolarWinds
20 20 (13.07%) Active Directory
21 19 (12.42%) CheckPoint

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 8 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.92%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.65%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Office
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 83 (54.25%) Firewall
2 53 (34.64%) WAN
3 51 (33.33%) VPN
4 46 (30.07%) LAN
5 41 (26.80%) Wireless
6 32 (20.92%) MPLS
7 28 (18.30%) VoIP
7 28 (18.30%) OSPF
7 28 (18.30%) BGP
7 28 (18.30%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (16.99%) Internet
9 25 (16.34%) Network Security
10 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
11 19 (12.42%) WLAN
11 19 (12.42%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (11.11%) SSL
12 17 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 16 (10.46%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (9.15%) IPsec
15 12 (7.84%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.58%) MySQL
2 6 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.84%) Retail
3 8 (5.23%) Finance
4 5 (3.27%) Law
5 4 (2.61%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.54%) Handset
4 6 (3.92%) SecurID
5 5 (3.27%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.27%) Physics
5 5 (3.27%) Open Source
6 2 (1.31%) Online Games
7 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.65%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.38%) Windows
2 18 (11.76%) Linux
3 16 (10.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.50%) UNIX
5 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.99%) Network Design
2 21 (13.73%) Network Management
3 15 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (9.15%) ITIL
5 7 (4.58%) Change Management
5 7 (4.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (3.92%) PRINCE2
6 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.92%) Project Management
6 6 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 6 (3.92%) Document Management
7 5 (3.27%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.27%) Change Control
7 5 (3.27%) Migration
8 4 (2.61%) BCP
8 4 (2.61%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.61%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (2.61%) Load Balancing
9 3 (1.96%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.84%) SQL
2 6 (3.92%) Python
2 6 (3.92%) PHP
3 3 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 90 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (47.71%) CCNP
3 39 (25.49%) CCNA
4 25 (16.34%) CCIE
5 24 (15.69%) Degree
6 22 (14.38%) Security Cleared
7 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.23%) MCITP
9 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.58%) MCSE
10 6 (3.92%) MCP
10 6 (3.92%) VCP5
10 6 (3.92%) VCP4
10 6 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.92%) MBCS
11 5 (3.27%) RHCE
12 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.96%) HP ASE
13 3 (1.96%) HP MASE
14 2 (1.31%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.19%) KVM
4 10 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.58%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.92%) vSphere
7 3 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.31%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.65%) Snort
9 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.19%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.27%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.31%) OpenView
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.31%) Cacti
6 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 125 (81.70%) Cisco
2 30 (19.61%) Juniper
3 29 (18.95%) HP
4 27 (17.65%) VMware
5 21 (13.73%) Aruba
6 20 (13.07%) SolarWinds
7 19 (12.42%) CheckPoint
8 18 (11.76%) Fortinet
9 15 (9.80%) Meru Networks
9 15 (9.80%) Mitel
9 15 (9.80%) Dell
10 13 (8.50%) F5
11 8 (5.23%) Oracle
12 7 (4.58%) Crossbeam
13 6 (3.92%) Foundry
13 6 (3.92%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.92%) Fujitsu
14 4 (2.61%) Riverbed
15 3 (1.96%) ProCurve
15 3 (1.96%) NETGEAR
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