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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 186 184 202
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1787 1645 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.51% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.61% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1410 1442
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,359
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 29 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 29 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 -7 1673 £42,500 - 169
London -22 668 £50,000 - 61
South East -2 460 £41,000 +2.50% 38
City of London +20 247 £50,000 - 29
Yorkshire +35 189 £37,500 -6.25% 16
West Yorkshire +37 166 £37,500 - 13
East of England +57 162 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Leeds +35 158 £37,500 - 10
Berkshire -9 137 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Surrey +11 115 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hampshire +39 98 £45,000 +20.00% 14
West Midlands +11 78 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Hertfordshire +40 75 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Reading -17 55 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Birmingham +44 53 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Basingstoke +21 49 £43,000 -4.44% 3
Wales -13 49 £40,000 -15.78% 5
South Wales -4 48 £40,000 -15.78% 5
South West -22 48 £37,500 - 6
North West -23 39 £30,000 -26.82% 6
Bedfordshire +21 38 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Bracknell +11 38 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +18 33 £37,500 -23.07% 2
Oxfordshire +23 29 £37,500 +13.63% 4
Kent -28 28 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Cardiff 0 27 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Scotland -11 26 £40,000 - 3
Watford +8 25 £51,000 +126.66% 1
Manchester -9 25 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Bedford +11 24 £32,500 -22.15%

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 2732 (77.13%) Cisco
2 2076 (58.61%) Cisco Certification
3 2065 (58.30%) Firewall
4 1500 (42.35%) CCNP
5 1395 (39.38%) WAN
6 1191 (33.63%) LAN
7 1113 (31.42%) CCNA
8 1080 (30.49%) Juniper
9 923 (26.06%) BGP
10 868 (24.51%) CheckPoint
11 800 (22.59%) VPN
12 782 (22.08%) MPLS
13 741 (20.92%) Cisco ASA
14 721 (20.36%) Network Security
15 671 (18.94%) OSPF
16 647 (18.27%) Windows
17 639 (18.04%) TCP/IP
18 567 (16.01%) F5
19 564 (15.92%) Telecoms
20 527 (14.88%) VoIP
21 498 (14.06%) Wireless
22 485 (13.69%) DNS
23 479 (13.52%) VMware
24 472 (13.33%) Finance
25 462 (13.04%) Linux
26 408 (11.52%) Load Balancing
27 384 (10.84%) EIGRP
28 372 (10.50%) Microsoft
29 348 (9.82%) Network Design
30 344 (9.71%) Cisco Nexus

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 183 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 124 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (2.00%) Lync
4 67 (1.89%) IIS
5 56 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 56 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 48 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 45 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 40 (1.13%) Apache
10 38 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
11 29 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 23 (0.65%) CMS
13 20 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (0.14%) SAS
17 4 (0.11%) GroupWise
18 3 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 247 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 140 (3.95%) MS Office
3 53 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.056%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.028%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.056%) Magento
2 2 (0.056%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.028%) assyst
3 1 (0.028%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.48%) SaaS
3 16 (0.45%) Office 365
4 5 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.085%) PaaS
7 2 (0.056%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2065 (58.30%) Firewall
2 1395 (39.38%) WAN
3 1191 (33.63%) LAN
4 923 (26.06%) BGP
5 800 (22.59%) VPN
6 782 (22.08%) MPLS
7 741 (20.92%) Cisco ASA
8 721 (20.36%) Network Security
9 671 (18.94%) OSPF
10 639 (18.04%) TCP/IP
11 527 (14.88%) VoIP
12 498 (14.06%) Wireless
13 485 (13.69%) DNS
14 384 (10.84%) EIGRP
15 344 (9.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 317 (8.95%) Internet
17 302 (8.53%) DHCP
18 300 (8.47%) SSL
19 268 (7.57%) IPsec
20 243 (6.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.21%) MySQL
3 18 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.25%) Big Data
4 9 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.11%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.085%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.085%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.028%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.028%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.028%) DB2
8 1 (0.028%) Informix
8 1 (0.028%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.028%) QlikView
8 1 (0.028%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.028%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.085%) JIRA
3 3 (0.085%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.085%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.056%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.056%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.056%) Subversion
5 1 (0.028%) Selenium
5 1 (0.028%) WebDriver
General
1 564 (15.92%) Telecoms
2 472 (13.33%) Finance
3 107 (3.02%) Banking
4 72 (2.03%) Retail
5 37 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 31 (0.88%) Legal
6 31 (0.88%) Advertising
7 28 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 19 (0.54%) Marketing
9 17 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.45%) Billing
11 15 (0.42%) Publishing
12 14 (0.40%) Games
12 14 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.31%) Law
13 11 (0.31%) Back Office
14 9 (0.25%) French Language
15 8 (0.23%) Electronics
15 8 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (1.64%) SOAP
2 23 (0.65%) CSS
3 12 (0.34%) Web Services
4 9 (0.25%) .NET
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%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.14%) Middleware
7 5 (0.14%) J2EE
8 4 (0.11%) COM
8 4 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.085%) Qt
10 2 (0.056%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (0.056%) Django
10 2 (0.056%) JSON
10 2 (0.056%) XML
11 1 (0.028%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 103 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 85 (2.40%) SecurID
3 72 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
4 62 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 61 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 50 (1.41%) Statistics
7 35 (0.99%) Firmware
8 30 (0.85%) Clustering
9 26 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 21 (0.59%) PKI
10 21 (0.59%) EqualLogic
11 19 (0.54%) Open Source
12 14 (0.40%) Smartphone
13 13 (0.37%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.31%) Replication
15 10 (0.28%) Equities
16 9 (0.25%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.23%) Web 2.0
17 8 (0.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 647 (18.27%) Windows
2 462 (13.04%) Linux
3 235 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 193 (5.45%) UNIX
5 163 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (1.84%) Windows 7
8 56 (1.58%) Windows XP
9 44 (1.24%) Android
10 41 (1.16%) VMS
11 37 (1.04%) Windows Phone 8
11 37 (1.04%) Windows Phone
12 28 (0.79%) Solaris
13 27 (0.76%) CentOS
14 26 (0.73%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.25%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.23%) Debian
19 7 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (11.52%) Load Balancing
2 348 (9.82%) Network Design
3 328 (9.26%) Network Management
4 296 (8.36%) ITIL
5 164 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
6 149 (4.21%) Change Management
7 122 (3.44%) E-Commerce
8 114 (3.22%) Capacity Management
9 104 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
9 104 (2.94%) Project Management
10 99 (2.80%) Network Architecture
11 87 (2.46%) Information Security
12 85 (2.40%) Incident Management
13 84 (2.37%) Change Control
14 81 (2.29%) Low Latency
15 78 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
16 71 (2.00%) Service Delivery
17 66 (1.86%) Migration
18 49 (1.38%) Problem Management
19 48 (1.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (3.56%) SQL
2 92 (2.60%) Perl
3 53 (1.50%) Bash Shell
4 51 (1.44%) Python
5 47 (1.33%) Lisp
6 41 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 40 (1.13%) C
8 27 (0.76%) Java
9 25 (0.71%) PHP
10 22 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.40%) Ruby
12 10 (0.28%) C++
13 9 (0.25%) VB
13 9 (0.25%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.20%) VBScript
14 7 (0.20%) PowerHouse
15 5 (0.14%) VBA
16 2 (0.056%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.056%) AWK
16 2 (0.056%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2076 (58.61%) Cisco Certification
2 1500 (42.35%) CCNP
3 1113 (31.42%) CCNA
4 339 (9.57%) CCIE
5 277 (7.82%) Security Cleared
6 266 (7.51%) Degree
7 176 (4.97%) SC Cleared
8 169 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 145 (4.09%) MCSE
10 142 (4.01%) CCSE
11 131 (3.70%) CCIP
12 126 (3.56%) CCSA
13 104 (2.94%) CCSP
14 94 (2.65%) JNCIA
15 70 (1.98%) CCDP
16 59 (1.67%) JNCIP
16 59 (1.67%) JNCIE
17 57 (1.61%) JNCIS
18 53 (1.50%) MCITP
18 53 (1.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (3.50%) SLA
2 55 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 44 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.20%) QA
6 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.14%) GPG13
8 3 (0.085%) COBIT
9 2 (0.056%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.028%) BS7799
System Software
1 289 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 223 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (2.96%) vSphere
4 77 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 59 (1.67%) XenApp
6 56 (1.58%) VMware ESX
7 42 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 34 (0.96%) ProxySG
10 17 (0.48%) Snort
11 15 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.42%) UAG
12 14 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
13 12 (0.34%) KVM
14 11 (0.31%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 11 (0.31%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.25%) Squid
16 5 (0.14%) NLBS
16 5 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 105 (2.96%) CiscoWorks
2 99 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 98 (2.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 60 (1.69%) HP NNM
5 54 (1.52%) Nagios
6 51 (1.44%) OpenView
7 45 (1.27%) Cacti
8 43 (1.21%) FortiGate
9 38 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
10 36 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
11 26 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
12 22 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
12 22 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
13 21 (0.59%) SCOM
14 17 (0.48%) SCCM
14 17 (0.48%) ARCserve
14 17 (0.48%) Puppet
15 13 (0.37%) Nessus
16 11 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (0.28%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2732 (77.13%) Cisco
2 1080 (30.49%) Juniper
3 868 (24.51%) CheckPoint
4 567 (16.01%) F5
5 479 (13.52%) VMware
6 372 (10.50%) Microsoft
7 308 (8.70%) HP
8 274 (7.74%) Citrix
9 179 (5.05%) SolarWinds
10 164 (4.63%) Fortinet
11 142 (4.01%) Blue Coat
12 118 (3.33%) Avaya
13 101 (2.85%) Aruba
14 96 (2.71%) Nokia
15 88 (2.48%) Dell
15 88 (2.48%) Symantec
16 83 (2.34%) Riverbed
17 81 (2.29%) McAfee
18 78 (2.20%) Brocade
19 76 (2.15%) Nortel
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + 20% BONUS + BENS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday