The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 201 178 201
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1702 1714 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.57% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.66% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1466 1422
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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
England -14 1599 £42,500 - 155
London -36 640 £50,000 - 58
South East +4 471 £40,000 - 36
City of London +2 220 £50,000 - 24
Yorkshire +15 157 £36,000 -5.26% 9
Berkshire +6 156 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England +33 148 £37,500 +5.63% 24
West Yorkshire +26 136 £35,000 +5.26% 7
Leeds +30 129 £36,000 -2.70% 6
Surrey +12 111 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hampshire +27 95 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Hertfordshire +25 76 £45,000 +38.46% 5
West Midlands -14 67 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Reading -14 62 £45,000 - 3
South West -25 50 £37,500 - 4
Bracknell +21 48 £40,000 -
Wales -15 48 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Birmingham +34 46 £40,000 +0.62% 10
Basingstoke +15 45 £42,500 - 4
South Wales -12 45 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Bedfordshire +20 39 £32,500 -9.72% 8
North West -16 39 £32,500 -16.12% 6
Kent -27 32 £40,000 +9.58% 3
East Midlands 0 30 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Bedford +14 29 £30,000 -16.66%
Cardiff -2 27 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Manchester -8 26 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Buckinghamshire -19 25 £40,000 +12.28%
Watford - 25 £50,000 - 2
Bristol +17 24 £37,500 - 2

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2694 (77.55%) Cisco
2 2040 (58.72%) Firewall
3 2039 (58.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1464 (42.14%) CCNP
5 1395 (40.16%) WAN
6 1197 (34.46%) LAN
7 1108 (31.89%) CCNA
8 1068 (30.74%) Juniper
9 881 (25.36%) BGP
10 866 (24.93%) CheckPoint
11 774 (22.28%) VPN
12 752 (21.65%) MPLS
13 711 (20.47%) Cisco ASA
14 707 (20.35%) Network Security
15 657 (18.91%) OSPF
16 619 (17.82%) Windows
17 615 (17.70%) TCP/IP
18 554 (15.95%) F5
19 543 (15.63%) VoIP
19 543 (15.63%) Telecoms
20 477 (13.73%) Wireless
21 473 (13.62%) DNS
22 459 (13.21%) Finance
23 439 (12.64%) Linux
24 436 (12.55%) VMware
25 407 (11.72%) Load Balancing
26 376 (10.82%) EIGRP
27 353 (10.16%) Microsoft
28 352 (10.13%) Network Design
29 348 (10.02%) Cisco Nexus

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 174 (5.01%) MS Exchange
2 118 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (2.30%) Lync
4 67 (1.93%) IIS
5 61 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 54 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 50 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 46 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 46 (1.32%) Apache
9 42 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 38 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
11 28 (0.81%) CMS
12 26 (0.75%) SharePoint
13 20 (0.58%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.14%) SAS
18 4 (0.12%) GroupWise
Applications
1 223 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.91%) MS Office
3 51 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.029%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.086%) Magento
2 3 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.058%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.029%) assyst
4 1 (0.029%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.78%) SaaS
2 17 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.49%) Office 365
3 5 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.086%) PaaS
6 2 (0.058%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2040 (58.72%) Firewall
2 1395 (40.16%) WAN
3 1197 (34.46%) LAN
4 881 (25.36%) BGP
5 774 (22.28%) VPN
6 752 (21.65%) MPLS
7 711 (20.47%) Cisco ASA
8 707 (20.35%) Network Security
9 657 (18.91%) OSPF
10 615 (17.70%) TCP/IP
11 543 (15.63%) VoIP
12 477 (13.73%) Wireless
13 473 (13.62%) DNS
14 376 (10.82%) EIGRP
15 348 (10.02%) Cisco Nexus
16 295 (8.49%) Internet
17 284 (8.18%) DHCP
18 279 (8.03%) SSL
19 266 (7.66%) IPsec
20 224 (6.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.44%) MySQL
3 21 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.20%) Big Data
4 7 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.12%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.086%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.058%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.029%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.029%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.029%) Informix
9 1 (0.029%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.029%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.029%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.086%) JIRA
3 3 (0.086%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.058%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.029%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.029%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.029%) Selenium
General
1 543 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 459 (13.21%) Finance
3 107 (3.08%) Banking
4 76 (2.19%) Retail
5 37 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 30 (0.86%) Legal
6 30 (0.86%) Advertising
7 29 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 18 (0.52%) Marketing
9 16 (0.46%) Billing
9 16 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.40%) Games
11 12 (0.35%) Publishing
12 11 (0.32%) Law
13 10 (0.29%) German Language
13 10 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.26%) French Language
15 8 (0.23%) Electronics
15 8 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (1.81%) SOAP
2 21 (0.60%) CSS
3 10 (0.29%) .NET
4 9 (0.26%) Web Services
5 8 (0.23%) HTML
6 7 (0.20%) LAMP
6 7 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (0.20%) RESTful
6 7 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (0.14%) J2EE
8 4 (0.12%) COM
8 4 (0.12%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.12%) Qt
9 3 (0.086%) Middleware
9 3 (0.086%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.058%) Django
10 2 (0.058%) JSON
10 2 (0.058%) XML
10 2 (0.058%) ZeroMQ
11 1 (0.029%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 92 (2.65%) Computer Science
2 86 (2.48%) SecurID
3 69 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
4 59 (1.70%) Blackberry
5 57 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 46 (1.32%) Statistics
7 34 (0.98%) Firmware
8 30 (0.86%) Clustering
9 21 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 20 (0.58%) PKI
11 19 (0.55%) Open Source
12 18 (0.52%) EqualLogic
13 14 (0.40%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.32%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.26%) Replication
15 9 (0.26%) Equities
15 9 (0.26%) CCTV
15 9 (0.26%) Digital Media
16 8 (0.23%) Web 2.0
16 8 (0.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 619 (17.82%) Windows
2 439 (12.64%) Linux
3 221 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 187 (5.38%) UNIX
5 160 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 75 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 52 (1.50%) Windows XP
9 44 (1.27%) Android
10 37 (1.07%) Windows Phone 8
10 37 (1.07%) Windows Phone
10 37 (1.07%) VMS
11 30 (0.86%) Solaris
12 24 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 21 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.55%) CentOS
15 10 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.26%) Debian
17 8 (0.23%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (11.72%) Load Balancing
2 352 (10.13%) Network Design
3 324 (9.33%) Network Management
4 289 (8.32%) ITIL
5 157 (4.52%) Network Monitoring
6 138 (3.97%) Change Management
7 125 (3.60%) Capacity Management
8 110 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 99 (2.85%) Project Management
10 96 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
11 88 (2.53%) Network Architecture
12 82 (2.36%) Incident Management
13 78 (2.25%) Change Control
14 74 (2.13%) Information Security
14 74 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 72 (2.07%) Low Latency
16 70 (2.01%) Service Delivery
17 60 (1.73%) Problem Management
18 59 (1.70%) Migration
19 51 (1.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (3.66%) SQL
2 82 (2.36%) Perl
3 48 (1.38%) Python
4 45 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 43 (1.24%) Lisp
6 41 (1.18%) C
7 31 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 29 (0.83%) Java
9 18 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.46%) PHP
11 14 (0.40%) Ruby
12 10 (0.29%) C++
13 9 (0.26%) JavaScript
14 8 (0.23%) VB
15 7 (0.20%) VBScript
16 5 (0.14%) VBA
16 5 (0.14%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.058%) AWK
17 2 (0.058%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.058%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2039 (58.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1464 (42.14%) CCNP
3 1108 (31.89%) CCNA
4 328 (9.44%) CCIE
5 281 (8.09%) Security Cleared
6 244 (7.02%) Degree
7 174 (5.01%) SC Cleared
8 167 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 143 (4.12%) MCSE
10 139 (4.00%) CCSE
11 130 (3.74%) CCIP
12 127 (3.66%) CCSA
13 97 (2.79%) CCSP
14 96 (2.76%) JNCIA
15 69 (1.99%) CCDP
16 58 (1.67%) JNCIP
17 55 (1.58%) JNCIS
18 52 (1.50%) CISSP
19 50 (1.44%) JNCIE
20 46 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.45%) SLA
2 50 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.17%) QA
7 5 (0.14%) GPG13
8 2 (0.058%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.029%) BS7799
System Software
1 280 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 205 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (2.82%) vSphere
4 74 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 54 (1.55%) XenApp
5 54 (1.55%) VMware ESX
6 40 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 35 (1.01%) ProxySG
8 33 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.46%) Snort
10 15 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
11 14 (0.40%) UAG
12 12 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.32%) Squid
14 10 (0.29%) VMware Server
14 10 (0.29%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.26%) KVM
16 5 (0.14%) XenServer
16 5 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 113 (3.25%) CiscoWorks
2 96 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 89 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 64 (1.84%) HP NNM
5 54 (1.55%) OpenView
6 51 (1.47%) Nagios
7 42 (1.21%) FortiGate
8 39 (1.12%) Cacti
9 37 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
10 35 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
11 26 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
12 23 (0.66%) Nessus
13 18 (0.52%) SCOM
13 18 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
14 17 (0.49%) ARCserve
15 16 (0.46%) SCCM
16 15 (0.43%) Puppet
17 14 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
18 11 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
19 10 (0.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2694 (77.55%) Cisco
2 1068 (30.74%) Juniper
3 866 (24.93%) CheckPoint
4 554 (15.95%) F5
5 436 (12.55%) VMware
6 353 (10.16%) Microsoft
7 310 (8.92%) HP
8 258 (7.43%) Citrix
9 177 (5.09%) SolarWinds
10 164 (4.72%) Fortinet
11 142 (4.09%) Blue Coat
12 128 (3.68%) Avaya
13 96 (2.76%) Nokia
14 90 (2.59%) Aruba
15 89 (2.56%) Dell
16 82 (2.36%) McAfee
17 81 (2.33%) Nortel
18 79 (2.27%) Symantec
19 77 (2.22%) Riverbed
20 69 (1.99%) Mitel
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Plus 10% bunus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Very Competitive + Share Options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: circa £23,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
ACO Technologies plc
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago