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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 52 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 40 79 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.17% 6.42% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 6.67% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 76 40
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,525 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.25%
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
909 1184 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.79% 96.26% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 821 968 981
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +27 8 £47,250 +11.17%
Sevenoaks - 5 £32,500 -
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £37,500 -
Chatham - 1 £45,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (91.95%) Cisco
2 58 (66.67%) Firewall
3 53 (60.92%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (56.32%) CheckPoint
5 47 (54.02%) WAN
6 46 (52.87%) CCNP
7 44 (50.57%) CCNA
8 40 (45.98%) LAN
9 35 (40.23%) DNS
9 35 (40.23%) MPLS
10 34 (39.08%) DHCP
11 32 (36.78%) VLAN
12 31 (35.63%) Network Monitoring
13 27 (31.03%) Linux
14 23 (26.44%) Migration
14 23 (26.44%) Open Source
15 18 (20.69%) Juniper
16 17 (19.54%) Windows
17 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
17 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.79%) HP
19 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
19 11 (12.64%) Finance
19 11 (12.64%) Network Security
19 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
19 11 (12.64%) F5
20 10 (11.49%) Wireless
20 10 (11.49%) Citrix
20 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
21 9 (10.34%) VoIP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (66.67%) Firewall
2 47 (54.02%) WAN
3 40 (45.98%) LAN
4 35 (40.23%) DNS
4 35 (40.23%) MPLS
5 34 (39.08%) DHCP
6 32 (36.78%) VLAN
7 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
8 11 (12.64%) Network Security
8 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (11.49%) Wireless
10 9 (10.34%) VoIP
11 8 (9.20%) OSPF
11 8 (9.20%) BGP
12 7 (8.05%) SAN
13 6 (6.90%) VPN
14 5 (5.75%) Unified Communications
14 5 (5.75%) Structured Cabling
15 4 (4.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (4.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Open Source
2 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.60%) NHS
4 3 (3.45%) iPhone
4 3 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Windows
3 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Network Monitoring
2 23 (26.44%) Migration
3 8 (9.20%) ITIL
4 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.90%) Information Security
6 4 (4.60%) Change Management
6 4 (4.60%) Network Management
7 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.30%) SIEM
8 2 (2.30%) Data Security
8 2 (2.30%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.15%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.15%) Network Design
9 1 (1.15%) Security Management
9 1 (1.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.15%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.15%) Business Transformation
9 1 (1.15%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.15%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (60.92%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (52.87%) CCNP
3 44 (50.57%) CCNA
4 8 (9.20%) MCSE
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.90%) CISSP
6 5 (5.75%) CCIE
7 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) CCSE
9 2 (2.30%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.30%) CISM
9 2 (2.30%) CCIP
10 1 (1.15%) CCDP
10 1 (1.15%) CCSP
10 1 (1.15%) MCSA
10 1 (1.15%) CCSA
10 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.20%) XenApp
3 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.75%) vSphere
5 4 (4.60%) DFS Replication
5 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 80 (91.95%) Cisco
2 49 (56.32%) CheckPoint
3 18 (20.69%) Juniper
4 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.79%) HP
6 11 (12.64%) F5
7 10 (11.49%) Citrix
8 9 (10.34%) SonicWALL
9 8 (9.20%) VMware
9 8 (9.20%) Fortinet
10 7 (8.05%) Imperva
11 6 (6.90%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.90%) Websense
12 5 (5.75%) Avaya
13 4 (4.60%) Dell
13 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.45%) Apple
14 3 (3.45%) LANDesk
15 2 (2.30%) NetScout
15 2 (2.30%) Aruba
Rochester, Kent
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