The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 66 77 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 28 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.73% 2.32% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.41% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 27
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,400 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
985 1121 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.91% 96.22% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 846 997 646
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Maidstone +12 12 £43,750 +59.09%
Sevenoaks +6 4 £45,000 +39.53%
Dartford -3 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Faversham - 2 £35,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 54 (94.74%) Cisco
2 40 (70.18%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (70.18%) Firewall
3 35 (61.40%) CCNP
4 29 (50.88%) CheckPoint
5 27 (47.37%) WAN
6 26 (45.61%) F5
7 23 (40.35%) CCNA
7 23 (40.35%) Juniper
8 18 (31.58%) LAN
9 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
10 16 (28.07%) Network Security
10 16 (28.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 15 (26.32%) Riverbed
11 15 (26.32%) Windows
12 12 (21.05%) Finance
13 11 (19.30%) Wireless
14 9 (15.79%) VoIP
15 8 (14.04%) VPN
15 8 (14.04%) DNS
15 8 (14.04%) DHCP
15 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
15 8 (14.04%) VMware
15 8 (14.04%) MPLS
15 8 (14.04%) Imperva
15 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
15 8 (14.04%) VLAN
15 8 (14.04%) Fortinet
15 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
15 8 (14.04%) Network Monitoring

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (10.53%) IIS
1 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (70.18%) Firewall
2 27 (47.37%) WAN
3 18 (31.58%) LAN
4 16 (28.07%) Network Security
4 16 (28.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (19.30%) Wireless
6 9 (15.79%) VoIP
7 8 (14.04%) MPLS
7 8 (14.04%) VLAN
7 8 (14.04%) DHCP
7 8 (14.04%) VPN
7 8 (14.04%) DNS
8 7 (12.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (10.53%) SNMP
10 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.02%) Junos
11 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (7.02%) Multicast
11 4 (7.02%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (7.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Statistics
2 2 (3.51%) iPhone
2 2 (3.51%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) e-Health
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
5 3 (5.26%) Change Control
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.75%) Migration
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL
7 1 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (70.18%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (61.40%) CCNP
3 23 (40.35%) CCNA
4 5 (8.77%) MCSE
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.02%) CCSE
5 4 (7.02%) JNCIS
5 4 (7.02%) CCIE
5 4 (7.02%) CCSP
5 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (94.74%) Cisco
2 29 (50.88%) CheckPoint
3 26 (45.61%) F5
4 23 (40.35%) Juniper
5 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.32%) Riverbed
7 8 (14.04%) Imperva
7 8 (14.04%) VMware
7 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
7 8 (14.04%) Fortinet
8 6 (10.53%) Mitel
9 5 (8.77%) McAfee
10 4 (7.02%) Websense
10 4 (7.02%) Brocade
10 4 (7.02%) SonicWALL
10 4 (7.02%) Lumension
10 4 (7.02%) Aruba
11 3 (5.26%) LogLogic
11 3 (5.26%) TippingPoint
11 3 (5.26%) Tufin
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 21000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 days ago