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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 116 138 113
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 512 406 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.48% 1.93% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 2.04% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 405 352 459
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
19672 19886 20592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.23% 94.65% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16061 15756 17485
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +15 154 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Surrey +50 108 £46,500 +3.33% 12
Hampshire -19 91 £45,500 +13.75% 11
Buckinghamshire +33 56 £40,000 - 5
Kent +15 52 £44,750 +10.49% 3
East Sussex -6 17 £45,000 -
West Sussex -4 16 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 12 £30,000 -5.51% 2
Middlesex +7 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 822 (77.55%) Cisco
2 715 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
3 553 (52.17%) Firewall
4 545 (51.42%) CCNP
5 404 (38.11%) WAN
6 356 (33.58%) CCNA
7 354 (33.40%) LAN
8 304 (28.68%) BGP
9 290 (27.36%) Cisco ASA
10 284 (26.79%) Juniper
11 282 (26.60%) VPN
12 263 (24.81%) OSPF
13 261 (24.62%) MPLS
14 248 (23.40%) Network Security
15 238 (22.45%) CheckPoint
16 236 (22.26%) F5
17 228 (21.51%) TCP/IP
18 216 (20.38%) Wireless
19 195 (18.40%) Windows
20 179 (16.89%) VMware
21 165 (15.57%) DNS
22 160 (15.09%) CCIE
23 158 (14.91%) Microsoft
24 156 (14.72%) VoIP
25 153 (14.43%) ITIL
26 152 (14.34%) Linux
27 151 (14.25%) VLAN
28 148 (13.96%) Cisco Nexus
29 144 (13.58%) EIGRP
30 141 (13.30%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 45 (4.25%) MS Exchange
2 27 (2.55%) Lync
3 20 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (0.85%) IIS
6 8 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.57%) Apache
8 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.28%) CMS
8 3 (0.28%) Moodle
9 2 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.094%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.094%) OpenStack
Applications
1 94 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.25%) MS Office
3 14 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.094%) assyst
1 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.83%) IaaS
2 15 (1.42%) Office 365
2 15 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.85%) SaaS
3 9 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.094%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 553 (52.17%) Firewall
2 404 (38.11%) WAN
3 354 (33.40%) LAN
4 304 (28.68%) BGP
5 290 (27.36%) Cisco ASA
6 282 (26.60%) VPN
7 263 (24.81%) OSPF
8 261 (24.62%) MPLS
9 248 (23.40%) Network Security
10 228 (21.51%) TCP/IP
11 216 (20.38%) Wireless
12 165 (15.57%) DNS
13 156 (14.72%) VoIP
14 151 (14.25%) VLAN
15 148 (13.96%) Cisco Nexus
16 144 (13.58%) EIGRP
17 141 (13.30%) SSL
18 111 (10.47%) IPsec
19 103 (9.72%) Ethernet
20 88 (8.30%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (0.57%) MySQL
3 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.094%) DB2
4 1 (0.094%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (12.92%) Telecoms
2 44 (4.15%) Finance
3 11 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 8 (0.75%) Marketing
5 7 (0.66%) Banking
5 7 (0.66%) Back Office
6 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.57%) French Language
7 5 (0.47%) Retail
7 5 (0.47%) Legal
8 3 (0.28%) Military
8 3 (0.28%) Advertising
8 3 (0.28%) Law
8 3 (0.28%) Billing
9 2 (0.19%) Games
9 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.094%) German Language
10 1 (0.094%) Electronics
10 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.094%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.04%) LAMP
2 3 (0.28%) XMPP
2 3 (0.28%) .NET
3 1 (0.094%) J2EE
3 1 (0.094%) CSS
3 1 (0.094%) SOAP
3 1 (0.094%) Web Services
3 1 (0.094%) CGI
3 1 (0.094%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.094%) REST
3 1 (0.094%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 27 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (1.98%) Open Source
5 15 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 8 (0.75%) IPTV
7 7 (0.66%) Statistics
8 6 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 6 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.47%) NHS
9 5 (0.47%) DTV
9 5 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (0.47%) iPhone
9 5 (0.47%) iPad
9 5 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (0.38%) User Experience
11 3 (0.28%) CMDB
11 3 (0.28%) Handset
11 3 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 195 (18.40%) Windows
2 152 (14.34%) Linux
3 45 (4.25%) UNIX
4 36 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.94%) Solaris
9 9 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.75%) Windows 2000
10 8 (0.75%) CentOS
11 7 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.57%) zOS
13 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.47%) SUSE
13 5 (0.47%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.38%) Debian
15 2 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (14.43%) ITIL
2 108 (10.19%) Network Monitoring
3 95 (8.96%) Load Balancing
4 62 (5.85%) Network Design
5 53 (5.00%) Network Management
6 52 (4.91%) Project Management
7 48 (4.53%) Migration
8 40 (3.77%) Change Management
8 40 (3.77%) Problem Management
9 38 (3.58%) Network Architecture
10 37 (3.49%) Service Management
11 30 (2.83%) Incident Management
11 30 (2.83%) Capacity Management
11 30 (2.83%) WAN Optimisation
12 28 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (2.45%) Penetration Testing
14 23 (2.17%) Change Control
15 22 (2.08%) Security Architecture
16 21 (1.98%) Network Planning
16 21 (1.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.94%) SQL
2 10 (0.94%) Perl
3 7 (0.66%) C
3 7 (0.66%) Python
3 7 (0.66%) Shell Script
4 6 (0.57%) JCL
5 5 (0.47%) Ruby
5 5 (0.47%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.28%) PHP
7 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.094%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.094%) VBScript
8 1 (0.094%) C#
8 1 (0.094%) C++
8 1 (0.094%) Java
8 1 (0.094%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 715 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
2 545 (51.42%) CCNP
3 356 (33.58%) CCNA
4 160 (15.09%) CCIE
5 132 (12.45%) Degree
6 83 (7.83%) Security Cleared
7 52 (4.91%) SC Cleared
7 52 (4.91%) CCSE
8 48 (4.53%) CCSP
9 47 (4.43%) CCSA
10 45 (4.25%) CCDP
11 43 (4.06%) JNCIA
12 42 (3.96%) CCDA
13 33 (3.11%) CCIP
13 33 (3.11%) JNCIS
14 29 (2.74%) VCP4
15 27 (2.55%) DV Cleared
16 22 (2.08%) CISSP
17 18 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.58%) SLA
2 35 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.38%) COBIT
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.094%) QA
System Software
1 91 (8.58%) Active Directory
2 90 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.23%) vSphere
5 8 (0.75%) XenApp
5 8 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.75%) Snort
6 7 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.28%) Firmware
9 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.19%) XenServer
9 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.094%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.094%) KVM
10 1 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (3.02%) CiscoWorks
1 32 (3.02%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (2.26%) Nagios
3 20 (1.89%) Cisco LMS
3 20 (1.89%) Opsview
4 10 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (0.47%) Cacti
8 5 (0.47%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.47%) SCOM
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.19%) Tivoli NetView
9 2 (0.19%) Netcool
10 1 (0.094%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.094%) OPNET
10 1 (0.094%) OpenView
Vendors
1 822 (77.55%) Cisco
2 284 (26.79%) Juniper
3 238 (22.45%) CheckPoint
4 236 (22.26%) F5
5 179 (16.89%) VMware
6 158 (14.91%) Microsoft
7 97 (9.15%) HP
8 64 (6.04%) SolarWinds
9 42 (3.96%) Fortinet
10 41 (3.87%) Blue Coat
11 35 (3.30%) Avaya
12 34 (3.21%) Riverbed
13 33 (3.11%) Aruba
14 30 (2.83%) Citrix
15 27 (2.55%) BT
16 25 (2.36%) SonicWALL
17 21 (1.98%) Websense
17 21 (1.98%) McAfee
18 19 (1.79%) Nokia
19 17 (1.60%) Oracle
Middlesex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, On-Call, Overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (10% Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: From £37,394 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Benefits and training
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Arqiva
Posted: 8 days ago