The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 55 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.85% 1.17% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 1.24% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 4
Average salary £42,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £39,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
721 806 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.75% 94.38% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 576 722 803
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 51 (80.95%) WAN
2 50 (79.37%) Cisco
3 49 (77.78%) LAN
4 47 (74.60%) Firewall
5 28 (44.44%) Wireless
5 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (39.68%) CheckPoint
7 18 (28.57%) VoIP
8 17 (26.98%) CCNA
9 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 12 (19.05%) CCNP
11 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.29%) VPN
12 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 8 (12.70%) F5
14 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
14 7 (11.11%) Linux
14 7 (11.11%) OSPF
14 7 (11.11%) BGP
15 6 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (9.52%) VLAN
15 6 (9.52%) Network Security
16 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (7.94%) Converged Infrastructure
16 5 (7.94%) Cisco Prime
16 5 (7.94%) EIGRP
16 5 (7.94%) Windows

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (1.59%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 51 (80.95%) WAN
2 49 (77.78%) LAN
3 47 (74.60%) Firewall
4 28 (44.44%) Wireless
4 28 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (28.57%) VoIP
6 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
7 9 (14.29%) VPN
8 7 (11.11%) OSPF
8 7 (11.11%) BGP
8 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.52%) Network Security
9 6 (9.52%) VLAN
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.94%) MPLS
10 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (7.94%) EIGRP
11 4 (6.35%) SSL
11 4 (6.35%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
1 5 (7.94%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) ITIL
2 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.35%) Fault Management
3 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.17%) People Management
4 2 (3.17%) Time Management
4 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.17%) Network Design
5 1 (1.59%) Network Planning
5 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.59%) ITSM
5 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.59%) Migration
5 1 (1.59%) Network Management
5 1 (1.59%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.98%) CCNA
3 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) CCNP
5 4 (6.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 50 (79.37%) Cisco
2 25 (39.68%) CheckPoint
3 8 (12.70%) F5
4 4 (6.35%) Juniper
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (1.59%) Websense
6 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.59%) IronPort
6 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.59%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.59%) Nokia
6 1 (1.59%) Aerohive Networks