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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 195 165 199
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1795 1888 1645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.68% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.78% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1553 1416
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115310 106336 118647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93548 88465 101690
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 1666 £40,000 -5.88% 143
London -51 623 £46,875 +2.45% 57
South East +6 538 £40,000 - 37
City of London -2 220 £47,500 +2.15% 29
Berkshire +1 180 £42,500 - 10
East of England +17 164 £37,500 -3.84% 13
Hampshire +46 137 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Yorkshire -14 135 £35,000 +17.64% 6
Reading -10 101 £45,000 - 7
West Yorkshire -11 99 £35,000 +22.80% 4
Leeds +8 87 £35,000 +16.66% 3
North West +23 84 £46,500 +43.07% 12
Kent +5 81 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Hertfordshire +25 71 £40,000 - 6
Wales +15 59 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West -29 58 £30,250 -21.42% 14
Basingstoke +24 56 £42,000 +20.00% 8
Surrey -37 56 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Bedfordshire +20 51 £35,000 -11.39% 6
South Wales +13 51 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Manchester -3 41 £46,500 +32.85% 10
West Midlands -46 41 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 39 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cheshire +36 34 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Bedford -9 31 £30,000 -24.05% 2
Southampton +17 30 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Scotland -17 30 £40,000 +12.67% 6
Bristol -6 29 £29,500 -23.37% 5
West Sussex -8 28 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Essex -9 25 £37,500 -6.25%

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2459 (79.04%) Cisco
2 1840 (59.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1800 (57.86%) Firewall
4 1270 (40.82%) CCNP
5 1232 (39.60%) WAN
6 1092 (35.10%) LAN
7 1016 (32.66%) CCNA
8 915 (29.41%) Juniper
9 826 (26.55%) CheckPoint
10 779 (25.04%) BGP
11 696 (22.37%) VPN
12 651 (20.93%) OSPF
13 648 (20.83%) MPLS
14 637 (20.48%) Network Security
15 632 (20.32%) Cisco ASA
16 571 (18.35%) VoIP
17 559 (17.97%) TCP/IP
18 547 (17.58%) Windows
19 513 (16.49%) F5
20 503 (16.17%) Wireless
21 440 (14.14%) Finance
22 423 (13.60%) DNS
23 419 (13.47%) Telecoms
24 399 (12.83%) Linux
25 377 (12.12%) Microsoft
26 360 (11.57%) Cisco Nexus
27 348 (11.19%) VMware
28 347 (11.15%) Load Balancing
29 334 (10.74%) EIGRP
30 325 (10.45%) ITIL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 168 (5.40%) MS Exchange
2 96 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (2.38%) Lync
4 68 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 54 (1.74%) IIS
6 52 (1.67%) Apache
7 42 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 34 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (1.03%) CMS
11 28 (0.90%) SharePoint
12 23 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 20 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
14 13 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
16 7 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.13%) GroupWise
19 2 (0.064%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 181 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 87 (2.80%) MS Office
3 38 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.032%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.096%) Magento
3 3 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.064%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.032%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.84%) SaaS
2 23 (0.74%) Office 365
3 18 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.16%) PaaS
6 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.064%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1800 (57.86%) Firewall
2 1232 (39.60%) WAN
3 1092 (35.10%) LAN
4 779 (25.04%) BGP
5 696 (22.37%) VPN
6 651 (20.93%) OSPF
7 648 (20.83%) MPLS
8 637 (20.48%) Network Security
9 632 (20.32%) Cisco ASA
10 571 (18.35%) VoIP
11 559 (17.97%) TCP/IP
12 503 (16.17%) Wireless
13 423 (13.60%) DNS
14 360 (11.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 334 (10.74%) EIGRP
16 278 (8.94%) Internet
17 262 (8.42%) VLAN
18 261 (8.39%) DHCP
19 256 (8.23%) IPsec
20 220 (7.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.22%) MySQL
3 21 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.096%) Big Data
5 3 (0.096%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.064%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.064%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.032%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.032%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (0.13%) JIRA
2 3 (0.096%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.096%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.096%) Hudson
3 1 (0.032%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.032%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.032%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.032%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.032%) Rational DOORS
General
1 440 (14.14%) Finance
2 419 (13.47%) Telecoms
3 92 (2.96%) Banking
4 50 (1.61%) Retail
5 34 (1.09%) Advertising
5 34 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 30 (0.96%) Law
7 27 (0.87%) Legal
8 24 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 20 (0.64%) Publishing
9 20 (0.64%) Back Office
9 20 (0.64%) Marketing
10 15 (0.48%) Games
11 12 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.29%) French Language
12 9 (0.29%) German Language
12 9 (0.29%) Billing
13 7 (0.23%) Military
14 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.22%) SOAP
2 29 (0.93%) CSS
3 15 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (0.45%) .NET
5 12 (0.39%) Web Services
6 8 (0.26%) HTML
7 5 (0.16%) J2EE
8 4 (0.13%) Qt
8 4 (0.13%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.096%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (0.096%) RESTful
9 3 (0.096%) XMPP
9 3 (0.096%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.096%) XML
10 2 (0.064%) CGI
10 2 (0.064%) COM
10 2 (0.064%) LAMP
10 2 (0.064%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.032%) JSON
11 1 (0.032%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 86 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
2 83 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 61 (1.96%) Hedge funds
4 43 (1.38%) SecurID
5 38 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 35 (1.13%) Clustering
7 33 (1.06%) Statistics
8 31 (1.00%) Firmware
9 19 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 18 (0.58%) CESG
11 15 (0.48%) PKI
12 14 (0.45%) Streaming Video
13 12 (0.39%) Handset
14 11 (0.35%) Open Source
15 9 (0.29%) EqualLogic
16 8 (0.26%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.26%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.26%) Web 2.0
16 8 (0.26%) Mathematics
17 6 (0.19%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 547 (17.58%) Windows
2 399 (12.83%) Linux
3 172 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 169 (5.43%) UNIX
5 117 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 39 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 32 (1.03%) Solaris
10 26 (0.84%) Android
11 25 (0.80%) CentOS
11 25 (0.80%) Debian
12 24 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
13 19 (0.61%) Windows Phone
13 19 (0.61%) VMS
14 14 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.39%) AIX
16 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (11.15%) Load Balancing
2 325 (10.45%) ITIL
3 324 (10.41%) Network Design
4 301 (9.68%) Network Management
5 153 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
6 127 (4.08%) Capacity Management
7 111 (3.57%) Change Management
8 103 (3.31%) Project Management
9 83 (2.67%) Problem Management
10 82 (2.64%) E-Commerce
11 74 (2.38%) Service Management
11 74 (2.38%) Incident Management
12 73 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
13 71 (2.28%) Change Control
14 69 (2.22%) Service Delivery
15 59 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 57 (1.83%) Network Architecture
17 56 (1.80%) Low Latency
18 50 (1.61%) Migration
19 47 (1.51%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 103 (3.31%) SQL
2 50 (1.61%) Perl
3 44 (1.41%) C
4 37 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 34 (1.09%) Python
6 27 (0.87%) Java
7 21 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 18 (0.58%) Lisp
9 15 (0.48%) PowerShell
10 13 (0.42%) PHP
11 10 (0.32%) C++
12 8 (0.26%) VBA
13 7 (0.23%) VB
13 7 (0.23%) Ruby
14 6 (0.19%) VBScript
14 6 (0.19%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.13%) C#
16 2 (0.064%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.064%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.032%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1840 (59.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1270 (40.82%) CCNP
3 1016 (32.66%) CCNA
4 321 (10.32%) CCIE
5 255 (8.20%) Security Cleared
6 205 (6.59%) Degree
7 182 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 177 (5.69%) SC Cleared
9 151 (4.85%) MCSE
10 129 (4.15%) CCSA
11 120 (3.86%) CCSP
12 106 (3.41%) CCSE
13 96 (3.09%) JNCIA
14 92 (2.96%) CCIP
15 54 (1.74%) CISSP
16 53 (1.70%) CCDP
17 48 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
18 42 (1.35%) MCSA
18 42 (1.35%) JNCIP
19 40 (1.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.50%) SLA
2 39 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.23%) QA
6 1 (0.032%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.032%) GPG13
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.032%) BS7799
System Software
1 295 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 167 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (2.19%) vSphere
4 61 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.35%) XenApp
6 36 (1.16%) ProxySG
7 29 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 21 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 18 (0.58%) Terminal Services
11 16 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.45%) Squid
13 11 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (0.35%) UAG
14 10 (0.32%) XenServer
15 9 (0.29%) Snort
16 7 (0.23%) KVM
17 6 (0.19%) ISA Server
18 5 (0.16%) Terminal Server
18 5 (0.16%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 126 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
2 93 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 69 (2.22%) HP NNM
4 54 (1.74%) Backup Exec
5 50 (1.61%) OpenView
6 47 (1.51%) Nagios
7 29 (0.93%) Nessus
7 29 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
8 28 (0.90%) FortiGate
9 25 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
10 21 (0.68%) SCCM
11 20 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
12 17 (0.55%) SCOM
12 17 (0.55%) Cacti
13 16 (0.51%) ARCserve
14 13 (0.42%) HP SIM
15 11 (0.35%) Puppet
16 10 (0.32%) Netcool
17 9 (0.29%) ZABBIX
18 7 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2459 (79.04%) Cisco
2 915 (29.41%) Juniper
3 826 (26.55%) CheckPoint
4 513 (16.49%) F5
5 377 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 348 (11.19%) VMware
7 303 (9.74%) HP
8 196 (6.30%) Citrix
9 167 (5.37%) Blue Coat
10 152 (4.89%) SolarWinds
11 133 (4.28%) Fortinet
12 129 (4.15%) Avaya
13 93 (2.99%) Nokia
14 86 (2.76%) Aruba
15 85 (2.73%) Riverbed
16 81 (2.60%) Nortel
17 79 (2.54%) McAfee
18 66 (2.12%) Dell
19 56 (1.80%) Oracle
20 50 (1.61%) SonicWALL
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Circa £400/day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Fixed term contract
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis IT
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime + On call
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday