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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 84 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.56% 3.28% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 3.35% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 20
Average salary £42,500 £34,375 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 7 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £37,500 -
Dartford -7 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Stansted - 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (89.33%) Cisco
2 53 (70.67%) Firewall
3 51 (68.00%) WAN
4 44 (58.67%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (56.00%) LAN
6 41 (54.67%) CheckPoint
7 34 (45.33%) CCNA
8 25 (33.33%) F5
9 24 (32.00%) CCNP
9 24 (32.00%) Juniper
10 21 (28.00%) Network Security
11 20 (26.67%) Riverbed
12 17 (22.67%) Change Control
12 17 (22.67%) Network Management
13 14 (18.67%) Wireless
13 14 (18.67%) Finance
13 14 (18.67%) Citrix
13 14 (18.67%) ITIL
14 13 (17.33%) Windows
14 13 (17.33%) VMware
14 13 (17.33%) Load Balancing
15 12 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
17 10 (13.33%) CCSA
17 10 (13.33%) BT
17 10 (13.33%) Firmware
17 10 (13.33%) Project Management
17 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
3 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 53 (70.67%) Firewall
2 51 (68.00%) WAN
3 42 (56.00%) LAN
4 21 (28.00%) Network Security
5 14 (18.67%) Wireless
6 12 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (13.33%) PBX
7 10 (13.33%) VoIP
8 7 (9.33%) DHCP
8 7 (9.33%) DNS
8 7 (9.33%) MPLS
9 6 (8.00%) SNMP
10 5 (6.67%) BIG-IP
10 5 (6.67%) OSPF
10 5 (6.67%) BGP
10 5 (6.67%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Firmware
2 6 (8.00%) Statistics
3 5 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Network Management
1 17 (22.67%) Change Control
2 14 (18.67%) ITIL
3 13 (17.33%) Load Balancing
4 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (13.33%) Project Management
6 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (58.67%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (45.33%) CCNA
3 24 (32.00%) CCNP
4 10 (13.33%) MCSE
4 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (13.33%) CCSA
4 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.67%) MCSA
7 2 (2.67%) CCSP
8 1 (1.33%) CCSE
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) XenApp
3 5 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.67%) vSphere
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.67%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCOM
2 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (6.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 67 (89.33%) Cisco
2 41 (54.67%) CheckPoint
3 25 (33.33%) F5
4 24 (32.00%) Juniper
5 20 (26.67%) Riverbed
6 14 (18.67%) Citrix
7 13 (17.33%) VMware
8 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.33%) BT
10 8 (10.67%) Fortinet
10 8 (10.67%) Imperva
11 6 (8.00%) Mitel
12 5 (6.67%) Veeam
12 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat
14 2 (2.67%) TippingPoint
14 2 (2.67%) Tufin
14 2 (2.67%) LogLogic
15 1 (1.33%) Lumension
15 1 (1.33%) GFI Software
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago