The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 51 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.72% 1.07% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
407 458 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.37% 97.65% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 321 397 333
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Leicester region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Leicester

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) HP
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Altiris
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) HP
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Altiris
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) NEC
3 2 (25.00%) IronPort
3 2 (25.00%) ProCurve