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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 60 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 22 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.08% 1.04% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 1.10% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 6
Average salary £43,750 £29,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.30% -23.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,450 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £46,500 £40,000
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
691 817 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.78% 94.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 722 836
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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 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 31 July 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 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 44 (80.00%) Firewall
2 43 (78.18%) WAN
3 42 (76.36%) LAN
3 42 (76.36%) Cisco
4 27 (49.09%) Wireless
5 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (38.18%) CheckPoint
8 19 (34.55%) VoIP
9 18 (32.73%) CCNA
10 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.55%) CCNP
14 7 (12.73%) VPN
15 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
15 6 (10.91%) BGP
15 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (9.09%) OSPF
16 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
16 5 (9.09%) SLA
16 5 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
16 5 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
16 5 (9.09%) Network Security
16 5 (9.09%) VLAN
16 5 (9.09%) F5
17 4 (7.27%) Fault Management
17 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
17 4 (7.27%) Juniper

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.82%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 44 (80.00%) Firewall
2 43 (78.18%) WAN
3 42 (76.36%) LAN
4 27 (49.09%) Wireless
5 22 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (34.55%) VoIP
7 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
8 7 (12.73%) VPN
9 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.91%) BGP
9 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
10 5 (9.09%) OSPF
10 5 (9.09%) Network Security
10 5 (9.09%) VLAN
11 4 (7.27%) IPsec
11 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
11 4 (7.27%) MPLS
11 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
11 4 (7.27%) WLAN
12 3 (5.45%) SSL
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 5 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (7.27%) Fault Management
3 3 (5.45%) Network Design
3 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.64%) People Management
4 2 (3.64%) Time Management
4 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.82%) Network Management
5 1 (1.82%) High Availability
5 1 (1.82%) Change Control
5 1 (1.82%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.82%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.82%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.73%) CCNA
3 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) CCNP
5 2 (3.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.09%) F5
4 4 (7.27%) Juniper
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Avaya
6 1 (1.82%) Websense
6 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.82%) IronPort
6 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.82%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.82%) Nokia
6 1 (1.82%) Aerohive Networks