The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 24 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.92% 2.93% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 3.07% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 12
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £44,750
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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
345 326 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.18% 95.60% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 272 226 204
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Middlesex

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (69.70%) CCNP
3 19 (57.58%) Firewall
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 17 (51.52%) LAN
4 17 (51.52%) WAN
5 16 (48.48%) VPN
5 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
6 13 (39.39%) CCNA
7 12 (36.36%) DNS
8 11 (33.33%) VoIP
8 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 10 (30.30%) SSL
9 10 (30.30%) CCVP
9 10 (30.30%) Internet
9 10 (30.30%) F5
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) BGP
11 7 (21.21%) MPLS
11 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
12 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
12 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
12 6 (18.18%) VLAN
12 6 (18.18%) HSRP
12 6 (18.18%) OSPF
12 6 (18.18%) SNMP
12 6 (18.18%) Games

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) VPN
4 12 (36.36%) DNS
5 11 (33.33%) VoIP
6 10 (30.30%) SSL
6 10 (30.30%) Internet
7 7 (21.21%) MPLS
7 7 (21.21%) BGP
8 6 (18.18%) HSRP
8 6 (18.18%) VLAN
8 6 (18.18%) OSPF
8 6 (18.18%) SNMP
8 6 (18.18%) IPsec
8 6 (18.18%) IPv4
8 6 (18.18%) IPv6
8 6 (18.18%) SMTP
9 4 (12.12%) Network Security
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) OS/400
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) SIEM
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (69.70%) CCNP
3 13 (39.39%) CCNA
4 10 (30.30%) CCVP
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) HND
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
3 10 (30.30%) F5
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
7 2 (6.06%) NetScout
7 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Brocade
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper