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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 58 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 47 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.43% 3.04% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 3.22% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 17
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1022 1057 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.63% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 923 915 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 January 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 +28 20 £47,500 +11.76%
Sevenoaks +7 3 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Malling +2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Faversham - 1 £35,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 74 (96.10%) Cisco
2 56 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (68.83%) Firewall
4 52 (67.53%) CCNP
5 39 (50.65%) CheckPoint
5 39 (50.65%) WAN
6 35 (45.45%) CCNA
7 29 (37.66%) LAN
8 27 (35.06%) MPLS
9 25 (32.47%) VLAN
9 25 (32.47%) Network Monitoring
10 23 (29.87%) Juniper
11 22 (28.57%) F5
12 21 (27.27%) Linux
13 20 (25.97%) Windows
14 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
15 18 (23.38%) DNS
16 17 (22.08%) DHCP
17 14 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 13 (16.88%) VPN
18 13 (16.88%) SonicWALL
19 12 (15.58%) Blue Coat
19 12 (15.58%) VoIP
19 12 (15.58%) Wireless
20 11 (14.29%) BGP
20 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 11 (14.29%) Migration
20 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
20 11 (14.29%) Open Source
21 10 (12.99%) Finance

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (68.83%) Firewall
2 39 (50.65%) WAN
3 29 (37.66%) LAN
4 27 (35.06%) MPLS
5 25 (32.47%) VLAN
6 18 (23.38%) DNS
7 17 (22.08%) DHCP
8 14 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (16.88%) VPN
10 12 (15.58%) VoIP
10 12 (15.58%) Wireless
11 11 (14.29%) BGP
12 10 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (11.69%) Network Security
14 8 (10.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (9.09%) OSPF
15 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
16 6 (7.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (6.49%) Multicast
17 5 (6.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Legal
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (5.19%) NHS
2 4 (5.19%) iPhone
2 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (14.29%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.49%) ITIL
5 4 (5.19%) Change Management
5 4 (5.19%) Information Security
5 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.90%) Network Management
7 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.60%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.30%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.30%) Network Design
8 1 (1.30%) CRM
8 1 (1.30%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (67.53%) CCNP
3 35 (45.45%) CCNA
4 9 (11.69%) CCIE
5 8 (10.39%) MCSE
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) CCSE
6 6 (7.79%) JNCIS
7 5 (6.49%) CCSP
8 2 (2.60%) CCIP
9 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.30%) CCDP
9 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.49%) XenApp
4 4 (5.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 74 (96.10%) Cisco
2 39 (50.65%) CheckPoint
3 23 (29.87%) Juniper
4 22 (28.57%) F5
5 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.88%) SonicWALL
7 12 (15.58%) Blue Coat
8 8 (10.39%) Websense
9 7 (9.09%) HP
10 6 (7.79%) McAfee
10 6 (7.79%) Citrix
10 6 (7.79%) Avaya
10 6 (7.79%) Riverbed
10 6 (7.79%) Aruba
11 5 (6.49%) Lumension
12 4 (5.19%) Apple
12 4 (5.19%) Dell
12 4 (5.19%) AirMagnet
12 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
12 4 (5.19%) Brocade
Sevenoaks, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago