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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 81 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 45 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.72% 3.82% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 3.92% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 52
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,613 £45,000 £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
1054 1147 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.64% 97.37% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1012 870
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 June 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 29 June 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 8 £20,500 -51.76%
Dartford +1 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
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 29 June 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 58 (89.23%) Cisco
2 40 (61.54%) Firewall
3 38 (58.46%) CheckPoint
4 34 (52.31%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (50.77%) CCNA
6 30 (46.15%) WAN
7 29 (44.62%) LAN
8 26 (40.00%) DHCP
8 26 (40.00%) DNS
9 24 (36.92%) CCNP
10 22 (33.85%) VLAN
10 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
11 20 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (27.69%) Linux
12 18 (27.69%) MPLS
13 17 (26.15%) Migration
13 17 (26.15%) Open Source
14 13 (20.00%) HP
15 12 (18.46%) Windows
15 12 (18.46%) Juniper
16 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
16 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (15.38%) Citrix
17 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
17 10 (15.38%) ITIL
17 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (15.38%) VMware
18 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
19 8 (12.31%) Fortinet

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (61.54%) Firewall
2 30 (46.15%) WAN
3 29 (44.62%) LAN
4 26 (40.00%) DHCP
4 26 (40.00%) DNS
5 22 (33.85%) VLAN
6 18 (27.69%) MPLS
7 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
7 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.31%) Wireless
8 8 (12.31%) SAN
9 7 (10.77%) NAS
9 7 (10.77%) Network Security
9 7 (10.77%) iSCSI
10 4 (6.15%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (6.15%) VoIP
11 3 (4.62%) IPv4
11 3 (4.62%) IPv6
11 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 12 (18.46%) Windows
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (26.15%) Migration
2 17 (26.15%) Open Source
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 5 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (4.62%) Network Management
5 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.08%) SIEM
6 2 (3.08%) Data Security
7 1 (1.54%) Security Management
7 1 (1.54%) Change Management
7 1 (1.54%) Network Design
7 1 (1.54%) Network Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.54%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.54%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (50.77%) CCNA
3 24 (36.92%) CCNP
4 5 (7.69%) CISSP
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.15%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
6 2 (3.08%) CISM
6 2 (3.08%) CCSA
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) CCSE
7 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) vSphere
2 7 (10.77%) VMware ESX
2 7 (10.77%) DFS Replication
3 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.23%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 58 (89.23%) Cisco
2 38 (58.46%) CheckPoint
3 13 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (18.46%) Juniper
5 10 (15.38%) Citrix
5 10 (15.38%) VMware
6 8 (12.31%) Fortinet
7 7 (10.77%) Imperva
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.62%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.62%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.62%) F5
9 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.08%) NetScout
10 2 (3.08%) Lancope
10 2 (3.08%) Splunk
10 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.08%) Websense
10 2 (3.08%) Dell
10 2 (3.08%) Avaya
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dstl Fort Halstead, Sevenoaks, Kent, South East
DSTL
Salary: Up to £27,000 depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
DSTL
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago