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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 15 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 8.14% 4.48% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.21% 4.48% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 3
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.50%
Network Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
76 223 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 88.37% 100.00% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 70 136 67
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Maidstone

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) WAN
3 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (76.00%) Firewall
4 18 (72.00%) LAN
5 16 (64.00%) DHCP
5 16 (64.00%) DNS
5 16 (64.00%) CCNP
5 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
5 16 (64.00%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (56.00%) MPLS
6 14 (56.00%) CCNA
7 12 (48.00%) Linux
8 11 (44.00%) Migration
8 11 (44.00%) VLAN
8 11 (44.00%) Open Source
9 7 (28.00%) VoIP
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
10 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.00%) F5
12 3 (12.00%) OSPF
12 3 (12.00%) Juniper
12 3 (12.00%) BGP
12 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
12 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (12.00%) Network Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 19 (76.00%) Firewall
3 18 (72.00%) LAN
4 16 (64.00%) DHCP
4 16 (64.00%) DNS
5 14 (56.00%) MPLS
6 11 (44.00%) VLAN
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.00%) OSPF
10 3 (12.00%) BGP
10 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (8.00%) Network Security
11 2 (8.00%) RSVP
11 2 (8.00%) DWDM
11 2 (8.00%) Wireless
12 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (44.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (64.00%) CCNP
3 14 (56.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.00%) Websense
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) Lumension
7 1 (4.00%) Aruba