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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 72 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 65 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.13% 5.61% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 5.79% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 61 46
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.75%
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
938 1122 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.04% 96.81% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 851 946 940
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 4 £20,500 -51.76%
Dartford +1 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Chatham - 1 £45,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £42,500 - 1
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (90.54%) Cisco
2 46 (62.16%) Firewall
3 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (52.70%) CheckPoint
5 38 (51.35%) CCNA
5 38 (51.35%) WAN
6 35 (47.30%) CCNP
7 34 (45.95%) LAN
8 30 (40.54%) DHCP
8 30 (40.54%) DNS
9 28 (37.84%) MPLS
10 26 (35.14%) VLAN
11 25 (33.78%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (29.73%) Linux
13 20 (27.03%) Migration
13 20 (27.03%) Open Source
14 14 (18.92%) Juniper
15 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
15 12 (16.22%) HP
16 11 (14.86%) Windows
17 10 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
17 10 (13.51%) Citrix
18 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
18 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
18 9 (12.16%) ITIL
18 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
19 8 (10.81%) Finance
19 8 (10.81%) Fortinet

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (62.16%) Firewall
2 38 (51.35%) WAN
3 34 (45.95%) LAN
4 30 (40.54%) DHCP
4 30 (40.54%) DNS
5 28 (37.84%) MPLS
6 26 (35.14%) VLAN
7 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (9.46%) Wireless
9 7 (9.46%) VoIP
10 6 (8.11%) Network Security
10 6 (8.11%) SAN
10 6 (8.11%) OSPF
10 6 (8.11%) BGP
11 5 (6.76%) iSCSI
11 5 (6.76%) NAS
11 5 (6.76%) Unified Communications
11 5 (6.76%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (5.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Open Source
2 5 (6.76%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) Windows
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (27.03%) Migration
3 9 (12.16%) ITIL
4 6 (8.11%) Information Security
5 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) Network Management
8 2 (2.70%) SIEM
8 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.70%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.70%) Data Security
9 1 (1.35%) Security Management
9 1 (1.35%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.35%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.35%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (51.35%) CCNA
3 35 (47.30%) CCNP
4 6 (8.11%) MCSE
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.76%) CISSP
6 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.41%) CCIE
7 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.70%) CCIP
7 2 (2.70%) CISM
8 1 (1.35%) MCSA
8 1 (1.35%) CCSE
8 1 (1.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
1 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) XenApp
3 6 (8.11%) vSphere
4 5 (6.76%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.76%) DFS Replication
5 4 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 67 (90.54%) Cisco
2 39 (52.70%) CheckPoint
3 14 (18.92%) Juniper
4 12 (16.22%) HP
5 10 (13.51%) Citrix
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.81%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.81%) VMware
8 7 (9.46%) Imperva
9 6 (8.11%) F5
10 5 (6.76%) SonicWALL
11 4 (5.41%) Dell
12 3 (4.05%) LANDesk
12 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.70%) Splunk
13 2 (2.70%) Lancope
13 2 (2.70%) NetScout
13 2 (2.70%) Websense
13 2 (2.70%) Avaya
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tonbridge
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago