The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 141 158 159
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 98 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 1.12% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.17% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 86 54 44
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £49,250
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5610 4870 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.64% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 4153 4460
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 West

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 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
Bristol +8 35 £42,500 +44.06% 6
Wiltshire +16 24 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Devon - 16 £31,500 - 5
Gloucestershire -3 15 £50,000 +88.67% 4
Dorset -31 3 £31,000 -27.05%
Somerset +4 2 £26,000 -11.86%
Cornwall -11 2 £20,000 +11.11% 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 127 (76.05%) Cisco
2 121 (72.46%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (59.28%) Firewall
4 93 (55.69%) Juniper
5 79 (47.31%) CCNP
5 79 (47.31%) CCNA
6 78 (46.71%) CheckPoint
7 60 (35.93%) WAN
8 57 (34.13%) LAN
9 46 (27.54%) Windows
10 41 (24.55%) TCP/IP
10 41 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (23.35%) Network Design
12 38 (22.75%) F5
13 37 (22.16%) Network Security
14 35 (20.96%) Security Cleared
15 32 (19.16%) VMware
16 31 (18.56%) VPN
16 31 (18.56%) DNS
16 31 (18.56%) VoIP
17 28 (16.77%) Linux
17 28 (16.77%) ITIL
17 28 (16.77%) MPLS
18 26 (15.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (14.97%) SC Cleared
20 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
20 24 (14.37%) SSL
21 23 (13.77%) Barracuda Networks
21 23 (13.77%) Network Management
21 23 (13.77%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.59%) Lync
3 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (59.28%) Firewall
2 60 (35.93%) WAN
3 57 (34.13%) LAN
4 41 (24.55%) TCP/IP
4 41 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (22.16%) Network Security
6 31 (18.56%) VPN
6 31 (18.56%) DNS
6 31 (18.56%) VoIP
7 28 (16.77%) MPLS
8 26 (15.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (14.37%) SSL
10 21 (12.57%) OSPF
10 21 (12.57%) DHCP
11 18 (10.78%) FTP
12 17 (10.18%) Telnet
12 17 (10.18%) LDAP
12 17 (10.18%) Wireless
13 16 (9.58%) BGP
14 14 (8.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (12.57%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.78%) Finance
3 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) JSP
2 2 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Open Source
2 9 (5.39%) CCTV
3 6 (3.59%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.59%) PKI
4 5 (2.99%) CESG
4 5 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.40%) Clustering
6 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.20%) Statistics
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) DTV
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.54%) Windows
2 28 (16.77%) Linux
3 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.35%) Network Design
2 28 (16.77%) ITIL
3 23 (13.77%) Load Balancing
3 23 (13.77%) Network Management
4 17 (10.18%) Network Architecture
4 17 (10.18%) Information Security
5 13 (7.78%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (6.59%) Cyber Security
6 11 (6.59%) B2B
7 10 (5.99%) Change Management
8 6 (3.59%) Process Management
9 4 (2.40%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.40%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (2.40%) Project Planning
9 4 (2.40%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (2.40%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.40%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.80%) Supplier Management
10 3 (1.80%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.58%) SQL
2 13 (7.78%) C
3 9 (5.39%) Perl
3 9 (5.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.60%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 121 (72.46%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (47.31%) CCNP
2 79 (47.31%) CCNA
3 35 (20.96%) Security Cleared
4 25 (14.97%) SC Cleared
5 20 (11.98%) CCIE
6 18 (10.78%) VCP4
7 16 (9.58%) CCDP
8 12 (7.19%) DV Cleared
9 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (5.39%) Degree
10 9 (5.39%) JNCIS
10 9 (5.39%) JNCIE
11 6 (3.59%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.99%) CCDA
13 4 (2.40%) CCSP
13 4 (2.40%) MCP
13 4 (2.40%) MCSE
13 4 (2.40%) MCITP
14 2 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) SLA
2 7 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.40%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.59%) Firmware
3 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) SCCM
1 5 (2.99%) SCOM
2 4 (2.40%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 127 (76.05%) Cisco
2 93 (55.69%) Juniper
3 78 (46.71%) CheckPoint
4 38 (22.75%) F5
5 32 (19.16%) VMware
6 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
7 23 (13.77%) Barracuda Networks
8 13 (7.78%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.39%) McAfee
9 9 (5.39%) Avaya
10 7 (4.19%) HP
11 6 (3.59%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.40%) Citrix
13 3 (1.80%) Infoblox
13 3 (1.80%) Polycom
14 2 (1.20%) Meraki
14 2 (1.20%) Dell
14 2 (1.20%) Mitel
14 2 (1.20%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.20%) Nokia
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