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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 84 75 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.47% 2.35% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.40% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 43
Average salary £30,875 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.35% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £45,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1027 1083 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.31% 97.83% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 916 930 885
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Maidstone +7 7 £21,500 -49.41%
Chatham - 1 £52,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £42,500 -
West Malling - 1 £51,500 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 47 (90.38%) Cisco
2 33 (63.46%) Firewall
3 31 (59.62%) CheckPoint
4 26 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (50.00%) WAN
5 25 (48.08%) LAN
6 24 (46.15%) CCNA
7 22 (42.31%) DHCP
7 22 (42.31%) DNS
8 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
9 16 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (30.77%) CCNP
10 14 (26.92%) MPLS
10 14 (26.92%) VLAN
11 13 (25.00%) Open Source
11 13 (25.00%) HP
11 13 (25.00%) Migration
12 12 (23.08%) Linux
13 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
13 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (19.23%) VMware
15 9 (17.31%) ITIL
15 9 (17.31%) Windows
15 9 (17.31%) Juniper
16 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (15.38%) Citrix
16 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (15.38%) vSphere
16 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
1 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 33 (63.46%) Firewall
2 26 (50.00%) WAN
3 25 (48.08%) LAN
4 22 (42.31%) DHCP
4 22 (42.31%) DNS
5 14 (26.92%) MPLS
5 14 (26.92%) VLAN
6 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
6 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (13.46%) NAS
7 7 (13.46%) SAN
7 7 (13.46%) Network Security
7 7 (13.46%) iSCSI
7 7 (13.46%) Wireless
8 5 (9.62%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (5.77%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.77%) VoIP
10 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.92%) OSPF
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (25.00%) Open Source
2 13 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (17.31%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Information Security
4 3 (5.77%) Network Management
5 2 (3.85%) SIEM
5 2 (3.85%) Data Security
5 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.92%) Security Management
6 1 (1.92%) Network Design
6 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.92%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.92%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (46.15%) CCNA
3 16 (30.77%) CCNP
4 5 (9.62%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) CCDA
5 2 (3.85%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCSA
6 1 (1.92%) CCSE
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) vSphere
2 7 (13.46%) DFS Replication
2 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) XenApp
5 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Cisco
2 31 (59.62%) CheckPoint
3 13 (25.00%) HP
4 10 (19.23%) VMware
5 9 (17.31%) Juniper
6 8 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.69%) Imperva
8 3 (5.77%) F5
8 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.85%) Splunk
9 2 (3.85%) Websense
9 2 (3.85%) NetScout
9 2 (3.85%) Lancope
10 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
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