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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 173 193 172
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 73 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.72% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.76% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 43
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £21,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
6018 5545 5501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.84% 95.19% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5047 4709 4898
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Gloucestershire +2 25 £50,000 +88.67% 2
Bristol +6 18 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Wiltshire -1 15 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Devon 0 10 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Dorset -14 2 £35,750 -15.88%
Avon - 1 £34,500 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 92 (73.60%) Cisco
2 78 (62.40%) Firewall
3 73 (58.40%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (52.00%) Juniper
5 59 (47.20%) CheckPoint
6 55 (44.00%) CCNP
7 48 (38.40%) CCNA
8 40 (32.00%) Windows
9 31 (24.80%) WAN
10 30 (24.00%) Linux
11 28 (22.40%) LAN
11 28 (22.40%) VPN
11 28 (22.40%) VMware
11 28 (22.40%) Network Security
12 27 (21.60%) ITIL
12 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
12 27 (21.60%) Security Cleared
12 27 (21.60%) F5
13 26 (20.80%) Network Management
14 25 (20.00%) Network Design
15 23 (18.40%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (17.60%) VoIP
17 21 (16.80%) SSL
18 19 (15.20%) DNS
18 19 (15.20%) Load Balancing
19 18 (14.40%) DHCP
19 18 (14.40%) CCDP
19 18 (14.40%) SC Cleared
19 18 (14.40%) Barracuda Networks
20 17 (13.60%) FTP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.00%) Lync
2 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (62.40%) Firewall
2 31 (24.80%) WAN
3 28 (22.40%) LAN
3 28 (22.40%) VPN
3 28 (22.40%) Network Security
4 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
5 23 (18.40%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (17.60%) VoIP
7 21 (16.80%) SSL
8 19 (15.20%) DNS
9 18 (14.40%) DHCP
10 17 (13.60%) FTP
11 16 (12.80%) LDAP
11 16 (12.80%) Telnet
12 12 (9.60%) MPLS
12 12 (9.60%) IPsec
13 11 (8.80%) Wireless
13 11 (8.80%) Unified Communications
13 11 (8.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (8.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.80%) Electronics
3 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.80%) Advertising
3 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) Middleware
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Open Source
2 6 (4.80%) CESG
3 4 (3.20%) PKI
3 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.60%) Statistics
4 2 (1.60%) IVR
4 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.80%) DTV
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.80%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) CCTV
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.00%) Windows
2 30 (24.00%) Linux
3 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) Android
8 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) ITIL
2 26 (20.80%) Network Management
3 25 (20.00%) Network Design
4 19 (15.20%) Load Balancing
5 17 (13.60%) Information Security
6 16 (12.80%) Network Architecture
7 11 (8.80%) Cyber Security
7 11 (8.80%) Change Management
7 11 (8.80%) B2B
8 10 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.80%) Process Management
10 5 (4.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (4.00%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.00%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.20%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.20%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.40%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
13 2 (1.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) SQL
2 8 (6.40%) Perl
2 8 (6.40%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.60%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.80%) C
4 1 (0.80%) C#
4 1 (0.80%) PHP
4 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (58.40%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (44.00%) CCNP
3 48 (38.40%) CCNA
4 27 (21.60%) Security Cleared
5 18 (14.40%) CCDP
5 18 (14.40%) SC Cleared
6 16 (12.80%) CCIE
7 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (6.40%) JNCIE
9 7 (5.60%) Degree
10 6 (4.80%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (4.80%) DV Cleared
11 5 (4.00%) MCSE
12 4 (3.20%) CCDA
12 4 (3.20%) MCITP
13 3 (2.40%) MCP
14 2 (1.60%) CCSP
14 2 (1.60%) CCIP
14 2 (1.60%) CCDE
14 2 (1.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.80%) Firmware
3 3 (2.40%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 5 (4.00%) SCOM
2 5 (4.00%) WSUS
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 92 (73.60%) Cisco
2 65 (52.00%) Juniper
3 59 (47.20%) CheckPoint
4 28 (22.40%) VMware
5 27 (21.60%) F5
6 18 (14.40%) Barracuda Networks
7 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.80%) SolarWinds
9 10 (8.00%) Avaya
10 7 (5.60%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.80%) McAfee
12 4 (3.20%) HP
12 4 (3.20%) Infoblox
13 3 (2.40%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.60%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.60%) Dell
14 2 (1.60%) Oracle
14 2 (1.60%) Polycom
14 2 (1.60%) Mitel
15 1 (0.80%) SAP
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