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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 75 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 25 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.28% 4.52% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 4.67% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 35
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
1063 1006 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.99% 96.73% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 940 912 944
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
West Malling -10 5 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Maidstone -6 4 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Sevenoaks -6 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Dover - 1 £27,500 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 50 (94.34%) Cisco
2 40 (75.47%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (64.15%) LAN
4 33 (62.26%) CCNA
5 30 (56.60%) Firewall
6 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
6 23 (43.40%) CCNP
7 20 (37.74%) Juniper
7 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
8 18 (33.96%) VoIP
8 18 (33.96%) WAN
9 14 (26.42%) Service Management
9 14 (26.42%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (26.42%) Wireshark
9 14 (26.42%) F5
9 14 (26.42%) Telepresence
9 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
10 13 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (24.53%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) Wireless
11 12 (22.64%) ITIL
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (16.98%) CCSE
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (16.98%) VPN
13 9 (16.98%) NetScreen
14 7 (13.21%) HP
14 7 (13.21%) CCIE
14 7 (13.21%) IP Telephony
15 6 (11.32%) Network Security

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (64.15%) LAN
2 30 (56.60%) Firewall
3 18 (33.96%) VoIP
3 18 (33.96%) WAN
4 14 (26.42%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (26.42%) Telepresence
4 14 (26.42%) Wireshark
5 13 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (22.64%) Wireless
7 10 (18.87%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (16.98%) NetScreen
8 9 (16.98%) VPN
9 7 (13.21%) IP Telephony
10 6 (11.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (11.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (11.32%) Network Security
11 5 (9.43%) MPLS
12 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
12 4 (7.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Service Management
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Change Control
5 4 (7.55%) Coaching
5 4 (7.55%) High Availability
6 3 (5.66%) Information Security
6 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.89%) Network Design
8 1 (1.89%) Process Management
8 1 (1.89%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (75.47%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (62.26%) CCNA
3 23 (43.40%) CCNP
4 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.98%) CCSE
6 7 (13.21%) CCIE
7 6 (11.32%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.43%) JNCIS
9 4 (7.55%) CCSA
10 3 (5.66%) JNCIP
11 2 (3.77%) CCDA
11 2 (3.77%) CCDP
11 2 (3.77%) CCSP
11 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
11 2 (3.77%) MCSE
11 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) DFS Replication
2 4 (7.55%) Firmware
2 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 50 (94.34%) Cisco
2 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
3 20 (37.74%) Juniper
4 14 (26.42%) F5
5 7 (13.21%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
6 5 (9.43%) VMware
7 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.66%) Aruba
8 3 (5.66%) Avaya
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.89%) Nortel
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago