The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 123 150 145
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 487 417 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.34% 1.88% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.99% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 413 358 346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19701 20992 19908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16447 16493 16428
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 144 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Surrey +28 131 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Buckinghamshire +26 64 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Hampshire -16 52 £45,000 +5.88% 15
West Sussex +22 43 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Kent -1 21 £40,000 -5.88%
Middlesex +11 20 £45,000 +28.57%
Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -28 6 £39,750 +7.43% 3
East Sussex +18 5 £46,000 +15.00%
Home Counties -4 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 821 (78.41%) Cisco
2 731 (69.82%) Cisco Certification
3 647 (61.80%) Firewall
4 533 (50.91%) CCNP
5 460 (43.94%) LAN
6 443 (42.31%) WAN
7 396 (37.82%) CCNA
8 289 (27.60%) BGP
9 283 (27.03%) Data Centre
10 281 (26.84%) Cisco ASA
11 280 (26.74%) Juniper
12 271 (25.88%) VPN
13 268 (25.60%) Wireless
14 262 (25.02%) CheckPoint
15 259 (24.74%) F5
16 258 (24.64%) MPLS
17 252 (24.07%) OSPF
18 244 (23.30%) TCP/IP
19 200 (19.10%) Windows
20 191 (18.24%) DNS
21 183 (17.48%) ITIL
22 178 (17.00%) VMware
22 178 (17.00%) Cisco Nexus
23 163 (15.57%) Linux
24 160 (15.28%) VoIP
24 160 (15.28%) Network Security
25 156 (14.90%) Load Balancing
26 153 (14.61%) EIGRP
27 145 (13.85%) Security Cleared
28 135 (12.89%) CCIE

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 44 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.05%) nginx
4 11 (1.05%) Lync
4 11 (1.05%) Apache
5 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.48%) IIS
8 4 (0.38%) CMS
8 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.096%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.096%) Tomcat
Applications
1 104 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.72%) MS Office
3 7 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.096%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.76%) IaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 647 (61.80%) Firewall
2 460 (43.94%) LAN
3 443 (42.31%) WAN
4 289 (27.60%) BGP
5 281 (26.84%) Cisco ASA
6 271 (25.88%) VPN
7 268 (25.60%) Wireless
8 258 (24.64%) MPLS
9 252 (24.07%) OSPF
10 244 (23.30%) TCP/IP
11 191 (18.24%) DNS
12 178 (17.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 160 (15.28%) Network Security
13 160 (15.28%) VoIP
14 153 (14.61%) EIGRP
15 112 (10.70%) VLAN
16 107 (10.22%) IPsec
17 100 (9.55%) SSL
18 99 (9.46%) DHCP
19 83 (7.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.86%) MySQL
3 8 (0.76%) MongoDB
3 8 (0.76%) Redis
4 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.096%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.096%) Informix
6 1 (0.096%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 128 (12.23%) Telecoms
2 69 (6.59%) Finance
3 17 (1.62%) Electronics
4 12 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 9 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 8 (0.76%) Banking
7 7 (0.67%) Games
8 6 (0.57%) Advertising
8 6 (0.57%) Retail
8 6 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.48%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Marketing
11 3 (0.29%) Military
11 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.096%) Automotive
13 1 (0.096%) Law
13 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.34%) CSS
2 29 (2.77%) 802.1X
3 11 (1.05%) Web Services
4 2 (0.19%) SOAP
5 1 (0.096%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.096%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.096%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 283 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 74 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.67%) e-Health
4 25 (2.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 24 (2.29%) CESG
6 17 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
8 14 (1.34%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.15%) Statistics
11 8 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.76%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.67%) IVR
12 7 (0.67%) PKI
13 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.38%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.38%) CMDB
14 4 (0.38%) DTV
15 3 (0.29%) Clustering
15 3 (0.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 200 (19.10%) Windows
2 163 (15.57%) Linux
3 61 (5.83%) UNIX
4 33 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.05%) CentOS
8 8 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.29%) OS/400
11 3 (0.29%) NetWare
11 3 (0.29%) AIX
11 3 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (17.48%) ITIL
2 156 (14.90%) Load Balancing
3 85 (8.12%) Network Monitoring
4 80 (7.64%) Network Design
5 59 (5.64%) Network Management
6 41 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 36 (3.44%) Migration
8 35 (3.34%) Change Management
8 35 (3.34%) Capacity Management
9 32 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 32 (3.06%) Network Architecture
10 30 (2.87%) Problem Management
10 30 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (2.87%) Configuration Management
10 30 (2.87%) Incident Management
11 28 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (2.58%) WAN Optimisation
13 26 (2.48%) Penetration Testing
14 23 (2.20%) Information Security
15 22 (2.10%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (4.11%) Perl
2 23 (2.20%) Python
3 18 (1.72%) SQL
4 16 (1.53%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.24%) VB
6 12 (1.15%) C
7 11 (1.05%) VBScript
8 10 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 9 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.76%) PHP
11 5 (0.48%) Ada
12 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.19%) Ruby
13 2 (0.19%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.096%) R
14 1 (0.096%) Korn
14 1 (0.096%) C#
14 1 (0.096%) Java
Qualifications
1 731 (69.82%) Cisco Certification
2 533 (50.91%) CCNP
3 396 (37.82%) CCNA
4 145 (13.85%) Security Cleared
5 135 (12.89%) CCIE
6 78 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 69 (6.59%) Degree
8 48 (4.58%) JNCIA
9 40 (3.82%) CCDP
9 40 (3.82%) CISSP
10 36 (3.44%) CCSA
11 30 (2.87%) CCIP
12 29 (2.77%) CCSP
12 29 (2.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 27 (2.58%) CCSE
14 26 (2.48%) JNCIS
15 24 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (1.81%) Check Point Certification
17 18 (1.72%) CCDA
17 18 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.92%) SLA
2 16 (1.53%) QA
3 13 (1.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 47 (4.49%) vSphere
4 26 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.05%) XenApp
5 11 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.96%) KVM
7 9 (0.86%) ProxySG
8 8 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.67%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.67%) DFS Replication
10 6 (0.57%) Firmware
11 5 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.38%) Snort
13 2 (0.19%) UAG
13 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (4.97%) FortiGate
2 40 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
3 31 (2.96%) CiscoWorks
4 26 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
6 21 (2.01%) Cisco LMS
7 20 (1.91%) Nagios
8 19 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
9 13 (1.24%) Puppet
10 10 (0.96%) Opsview
11 7 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.57%) Netcool
12 6 (0.57%) SCCM
13 5 (0.48%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.48%) HP SIM
14 3 (0.29%) HP NNM
15 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
15 2 (0.19%) Cacti
16 1 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
16 1 (0.096%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 821 (78.41%) Cisco
2 280 (26.74%) Juniper
3 262 (25.02%) CheckPoint
4 259 (24.74%) F5
5 178 (17.00%) VMware
6 122 (11.65%) Microsoft
7 98 (9.36%) HP
8 73 (6.97%) Blue Coat
9 66 (6.30%) Fortinet
10 54 (5.16%) Citrix
11 38 (3.63%) SolarWinds
12 28 (2.67%) CA
13 27 (2.58%) ProCurve
14 26 (2.48%) Riverbed
15 22 (2.10%) Avaya
15 22 (2.10%) McAfee
16 18 (1.72%) Nokia
16 18 (1.72%) Radware
17 17 (1.62%) Aruba
17 17 (1.62%) Mitel
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