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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 76 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.42% 1.33% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.36% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
813 808 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.87% 97.70% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 728 776 791
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco
3 17 (58.62%) CCNP
3 17 (58.62%) CCNA
4 15 (51.72%) VPN
5 14 (48.28%) Linux
5 14 (48.28%) Juniper
6 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
7 9 (31.03%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) VLAN
8 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
8 8 (27.59%) VoIP
8 8 (27.59%) MPLS
8 8 (27.59%) OSPF
8 8 (27.59%) BGP
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) WAN
9 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
9 7 (24.14%) PPP
9 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 7 (24.14%) IPsec
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (24.14%) Network Security
9 7 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (20.69%) Wireless
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
11 5 (17.24%) Internet
11 5 (17.24%) L2TP
11 5 (17.24%) RTP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) VPN
2 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) VLAN
4 8 (27.59%) VoIP
4 8 (27.59%) MPLS
4 8 (27.59%) OSPF
4 8 (27.59%) BGP
5 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 7 (24.14%) PPP
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) IPsec
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) L2TP
7 5 (17.24%) RTP
7 5 (17.24%) Junos
8 4 (13.79%) DMVPN
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Statistics
2 2 (6.90%) Kindle
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
1 7 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (17.24%) Network Design
2 5 (17.24%) Line Management
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Budget Control
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) People Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) CCNP
2 17 (58.62%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCDP
4 1 (3.45%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft