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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 176 188 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 67 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.77% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.81% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57 34 38
Average salary £40,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
6168 5431 5501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.70% 95.62% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5162 4701 4880
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 £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Bristol +17 27 £41,500 +5.73% 9
Gloucestershire -5 16 £50,000 +124.71% 4
Wiltshire -12 13 £35,000 +10.23% 3
Devon -12 6 £34,000 +13.33%
Dorset -9 2 £44,000 +10.00%
Somerset -1 1 £36,500 -2.66%
Avon - 1 £34,500 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 78 (70.27%) Cisco
2 63 (56.76%) Firewall
3 61 (54.95%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (47.75%) Juniper
5 48 (43.24%) CCNP
6 45 (40.54%) CheckPoint
7 37 (33.33%) CCNA
8 35 (31.53%) Windows
9 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
10 26 (23.42%) ITIL
10 26 (23.42%) Linux
10 26 (23.42%) VMware
11 24 (21.62%) Network Security
11 24 (21.62%) F5
12 23 (20.72%) Network Design
12 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
13 22 (19.82%) VPN
13 22 (19.82%) LAN
13 22 (19.82%) WAN
14 21 (18.92%) Network Management
15 19 (17.12%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (15.32%) VoIP
17 16 (14.41%) CCDP
18 14 (12.61%) SSL
18 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
19 13 (11.71%) Load Balancing
19 13 (11.71%) Barracuda Networks
19 13 (11.71%) Network Architecture
19 13 (11.71%) DNS
19 13 (11.71%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (4.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.50%) Lync
1 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 24 (21.62%) Network Security
3 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
4 22 (19.82%) VPN
4 22 (19.82%) LAN
4 22 (19.82%) WAN
5 19 (17.12%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (15.32%) VoIP
7 14 (12.61%) SSL
8 13 (11.71%) DNS
8 13 (11.71%) DHCP
9 11 (9.91%) FTP
9 11 (9.91%) LDAP
9 11 (9.91%) Telnet
10 10 (9.01%) IPsec
10 10 (9.01%) SAN
10 10 (9.01%) MPLS
10 10 (9.01%) BGP
10 10 (9.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (7.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
General
1 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.90%) Advertising
2 1 (0.90%) Marketing
2 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) LAMP
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Open Source
2 6 (5.41%) CESG
3 3 (2.70%) PKI
4 2 (1.80%) Statistics
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) IVR
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
5 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.90%) DTV
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.53%) Windows
2 26 (23.42%) Linux
3 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.80%) UNIX
7 1 (0.90%) Android
7 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) ITIL
2 23 (20.72%) Network Design
3 21 (18.92%) Network Management
4 13 (11.71%) Load Balancing
4 13 (11.71%) Network Architecture
5 12 (10.81%) Information Security
6 10 (9.01%) Change Management
7 9 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.21%) B2B
9 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.31%) Cyber Security
10 5 (4.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.50%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.60%) Process Management
12 3 (2.70%) Project Management
13 2 (1.80%) Service Management
13 2 (1.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.50%) Perl
3 2 (1.80%) Java
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) PHP
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (54.95%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (43.24%) CCNP
3 37 (33.33%) CCNA
4 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 16 (14.41%) CCDP
6 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.81%) CCIE
8 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (6.31%) Degree
9 5 (4.50%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.60%) MCITP
10 4 (3.60%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.60%) CCDA
10 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.70%) MCP
11 3 (2.70%) MCSE
12 2 (1.80%) CCSP
12 2 (1.80%) CCIP
12 2 (1.80%) CCSA
12 2 (1.80%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) Firmware
3 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.70%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) SCCM
2 5 (4.50%) SCOM
2 5 (4.50%) WSUS
3 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.90%) Nagios
4 1 (0.90%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.90%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 78 (70.27%) Cisco
2 53 (47.75%) Juniper
3 45 (40.54%) CheckPoint
4 26 (23.42%) VMware
5 24 (21.62%) F5
6 13 (11.71%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.21%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.41%) Riverbed
8 6 (5.41%) Avaya
9 4 (3.60%) Infoblox
10 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.70%) McAfee
10 3 (2.70%) HP
11 2 (1.80%) Dell
11 2 (1.80%) EMC
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle
11 2 (1.80%) Mitel
11 2 (1.80%) Remedy
12 1 (0.90%) BMC
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Plus generous benefits
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