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 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 150 197 170
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 101 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 0.71% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 97 37 42
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,300
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 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
5826 5804 4819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.24% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4800 4150
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Wiltshire +25 38 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Bristol -5 35 £37,500 - 2
Dorset +11 13 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Devon -6 7 £34,000 -21.83% 1
Somerset +6 5 £33,000 +32.00%
Gloucestershire -17 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cornwall - 1 £20,000 - 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 144 (78.69%) Cisco
2 126 (68.85%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (51.37%) Firewall
4 90 (49.18%) WAN
5 88 (48.09%) LAN
6 82 (44.81%) CCNA
7 63 (34.43%) CCNP
8 56 (30.60%) Windows
9 55 (30.05%) Juniper
10 53 (28.96%) TCP/IP
11 49 (26.78%) VMware
12 47 (25.68%) Security Cleared
13 46 (25.14%) VPN
14 43 (23.50%) Data Centre
15 42 (22.95%) MPLS
16 35 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (18.58%) Microsoft
18 33 (18.03%) DNS
19 30 (16.39%) SLA
19 30 (16.39%) CheckPoint
19 30 (16.39%) Wireless
20 27 (14.75%) BGP
20 27 (14.75%) Linux
20 27 (14.75%) ITIL
20 27 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
21 26 (14.21%) F5
22 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 25 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
23 24 (13.11%) SC Cleared
23 24 (13.11%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (8.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.73%) Lync
3 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.64%) SAS
4 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (51.37%) Firewall
2 90 (49.18%) WAN
3 88 (48.09%) LAN
4 53 (28.96%) TCP/IP
5 46 (25.14%) VPN
6 42 (22.95%) MPLS
7 35 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (18.03%) DNS
9 30 (16.39%) Wireless
10 27 (14.75%) BGP
10 27 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (12.57%) DHCP
11 23 (12.57%) EIGRP
12 20 (10.93%) Network Security
13 19 (10.38%) VLAN
14 16 (8.74%) VoIP
15 15 (8.20%) Wireshark
16 14 (7.65%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (7.65%) WLAN
17 13 (7.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (10.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.83%) Finance
3 5 (2.73%) Law
4 4 (2.19%) Electronics
4 4 (2.19%) Military
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) Web Services
2 1 (0.55%) COM
2 1 (0.55%) JSP
2 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.50%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.74%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.83%) CESG
5 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.60%) Windows
2 27 (14.75%) Linux
3 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.83%) UNIX
7 6 (3.28%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.75%) ITIL
2 19 (10.38%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (9.29%) Network Design
4 15 (8.20%) Network Management
5 13 (7.10%) Service Management
5 13 (7.10%) Incident Management
5 13 (7.10%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (7.10%) Capacity Management
5 13 (7.10%) Security Patching
6 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.83%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.73%) Change Control
8 5 (2.73%) ITIL V3
8 5 (2.73%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.19%) Change Management
10 3 (1.64%) Communications Security
10 3 (1.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (1.64%) Software Testing
10 3 (1.64%) Software Engineering
10 3 (1.64%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.37%) Perl
1 8 (4.37%) SQL
2 6 (3.28%) PHP
2 6 (3.28%) Python
3 4 (2.19%) C
4 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.64%) C++
4 3 (1.64%) Java
4 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (68.85%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (44.81%) CCNA
3 63 (34.43%) CCNP
4 47 (25.68%) Security Cleared
5 24 (13.11%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (9.29%) Degree
8 14 (7.65%) MCSE
9 11 (6.01%) CCIE
10 8 (4.37%) CISSP
11 7 (3.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (3.28%) CCDP
13 4 (2.19%) MCP
13 4 (2.19%) MCTS
14 3 (1.64%) CCSA
14 3 (1.64%) CCSE
14 3 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
15 2 (1.09%) JNCIS
15 2 (1.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.37%) vSphere
3 5 (2.73%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.64%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.64%) KVM
5 2 (1.09%) Firmware
5 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) StorNext
6 1 (0.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) Cisco LMS
1 13 (7.10%) Opsview
2 5 (2.73%) Nagios
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.64%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 144 (78.69%) Cisco
2 55 (30.05%) Juniper
3 49 (26.78%) VMware
4 34 (18.58%) Microsoft
5 30 (16.39%) CheckPoint
6 26 (14.21%) F5
7 22 (12.02%) SonicWALL
8 14 (7.65%) Citrix
9 12 (6.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (4.92%) Avaya
11 8 (4.37%) HP
11 8 (4.37%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.83%) McAfee
13 6 (3.28%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.28%) Riverbed
14 4 (2.19%) Splunk
15 3 (1.64%) Nimsoft
15 3 (1.64%) Sun
15 3 (1.64%) Intel
15 3 (1.64%) Nortel
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + generous pension
Posted: 19 days ago