The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 41 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.19% 3.06% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 3.23% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 21
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 341 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.57% 94.99% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 291 301 352
Average salary £44,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Luton

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Wireless
3 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) CCNA
3 8 (44.44%) VoIP
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (38.89%) MPLS
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) SS7
5 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (33.33%) SMS
5 6 (33.33%) 3GPP
5 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) 4G
5 6 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (27.78%) LTE
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
6 5 (27.78%) UMTS
6 5 (27.78%) GSM
6 5 (27.78%) Management Information System

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Wireless
2 8 (44.44%) VoIP
2 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) VPN
3 7 (38.89%) MPLS
3 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) SMS
4 6 (33.33%) 3GPP
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
4 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (33.33%) 4G
4 6 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (33.33%) SS7
5 5 (27.78%) LTE
5 5 (27.78%) UMTS
5 5 (27.78%) GSM
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) CCDA
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (16.67%) CCSA
3 3 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.56%) Squid
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Websense
5 2 (11.11%) BT
5 2 (11.11%) 3Com
5 2 (11.11%) Mitel
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam