The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 77 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.32% 0.33% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.35% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 18
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Engineer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
990 868 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.31% 95.18% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 734 745 716
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (44.83%) MPLS
4 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
4 12 (41.38%) CCNP
5 11 (37.93%) DWDM
5 11 (37.93%) Network Planning
6 10 (34.48%) CCNA
7 9 (31.03%) GSM
7 9 (31.03%) Firewall
8 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
8 8 (27.59%) Network Security
9 7 (24.14%) Capacity Management
9 7 (24.14%) LAN
9 7 (24.14%) SDH
9 7 (24.14%) WAN
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) OSPF
10 6 (20.69%) BGP
11 5 (17.24%) Juniper
12 4 (13.79%) VMware
12 4 (13.79%) Wireless
12 4 (13.79%) SNMP
12 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
12 4 (13.79%) CCDA
12 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
12 4 (13.79%) Network Design
13 3 (10.34%) Degree
13 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) MPLS
2 11 (37.93%) DWDM
3 9 (31.03%) GSM
3 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) Network Security
5 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 7 (24.14%) SDH
5 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 6 (20.69%) OSPF
6 6 (20.69%) BGP
7 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) SNMP
7 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.34%) RTSP
8 3 (10.34%) Multicast
8 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
9 2 (6.90%) Internet
9 2 (6.90%) VPN
9 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) SecurID
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Network Planning
2 7 (24.14%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
3 4 (13.79%) Network Design
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) DNA
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNP
3 10 (34.48%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) CCDA
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 3 (10.34%) CISSP
5 3 (10.34%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCSA
6 2 (6.90%) CCDP
6 2 (6.90%) CCSE
7 1 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) CCIP
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Cramer
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) HP