The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 162 207 199
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2020 1519 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.40% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.48% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1299 1395
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 +49 1915 £43,875 +3.23% 231
London +50 763 £49,000 +0.51% 82
South East +2 472 £42,500 +6.25% 37
City of London +56 231 £45,000 -5.26% 28
Yorkshire +58 229 £39,250 +4.66% 25
West Yorkshire +58 203 £40,000 +6.66% 20
East of England +44 199 £41,500 +3.75% 23
Berkshire -1 179 £42,000 -4.27% 13
Leeds +77 178 £40,000 +6.66% 13
West Midlands +14 119 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Reading +6 98 £45,000 - 4
Surrey -13 94 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Hampshire +9 84 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Hertfordshire +36 81 £41,500 +3.75% 9
Birmingham +17 65 £38,500 -9.41% 9
North West -35 59 £36,000 -3.99% 17
South West -2 58 £40,000 +33.33% 20
Wales +13 48 £42,500 -5.55% 5
South Wales +17 43 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Bedfordshire +14 43 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Essex +13 38 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 34 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Oxfordshire +23 32 £28,975 -17.21% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 32 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Basingstoke +21 28 £39,500 -24.03% 3
Kent +4 28 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Manchester -18 28 £35,000 +0.71% 10
Cambridge -9 26 £52,500 +40.00% 7
East Midlands +3 25 £37,500 - 4
Slough -9 24 £42,000 -2.32% 2

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3005 (79.29%) Cisco
2 2394 (63.17%) Firewall
3 2361 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1797 (47.41%) CCNP
5 1424 (37.57%) WAN
6 1235 (32.59%) CCNA
7 1216 (32.08%) LAN
8 1196 (31.56%) Juniper
9 1033 (27.26%) VPN
10 1026 (27.07%) CheckPoint
11 1024 (27.02%) BGP
12 952 (25.12%) MPLS
13 917 (24.20%) Cisco ASA
14 868 (22.90%) Network Security
15 767 (20.24%) OSPF
16 718 (18.94%) Windows
17 698 (18.42%) TCP/IP
18 627 (16.54%) F5
19 614 (16.20%) Wireless
20 603 (15.91%) Telecoms
21 601 (15.86%) VMware
22 570 (15.04%) VoIP
23 541 (14.27%) Finance
24 518 (13.67%) DNS
25 488 (12.88%) Linux
26 461 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
27 451 (11.90%) EIGRP
28 431 (11.37%) Microsoft
28 431 (11.37%) CCIE
29 406 (10.71%) SSL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 200 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 98 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (1.66%) IIS
4 61 (1.61%) Lync
5 43 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 43 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 27 (0.71%) Apache
9 21 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
11 18 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.18%) CMS
14 7 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.16%) SAS
16 4 (0.11%) nginx
17 3 (0.079%) Office Communications Server
18 2 (0.053%) Confluence
Applications
1 257 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 119 (3.14%) MS Office
3 56 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.079%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.053%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.026%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.026%) assyst
2 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (0.61%) SaaS
3 12 (0.32%) Office 365
4 9 (0.24%) IaaS
5 7 (0.18%) PaaS
6 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.026%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2394 (63.17%) Firewall
2 1424 (37.57%) WAN
3 1216 (32.08%) LAN
4 1033 (27.26%) VPN
5 1024 (27.02%) BGP
6 952 (25.12%) MPLS
7 917 (24.20%) Cisco ASA
8 868 (22.90%) Network Security
9 767 (20.24%) OSPF
10 698 (18.42%) TCP/IP
11 614 (16.20%) Wireless
12 570 (15.04%) VoIP
13 518 (13.67%) DNS
14 461 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 451 (11.90%) EIGRP
16 406 (10.71%) SSL
17 330 (8.71%) IPsec
18 302 (7.97%) DHCP
19 290 (7.65%) Internet
20 273 (7.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (0.58%) MySQL
3 14 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.18%) Big Data
5 7 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.11%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.079%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.053%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.053%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.026%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.026%) DB2
9 1 (0.026%) Informix
9 1 (0.026%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.026%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.026%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.11%) Subversion
2 4 (0.11%) JIRA
3 3 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.079%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.026%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.026%) Selenium
4 1 (0.026%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.026%) Visual Studio
General
1 603 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 541 (14.27%) Finance
3 105 (2.77%) Banking
4 89 (2.35%) Retail
5 41 (1.08%) Law
6 37 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 30 (0.79%) Legal
8 28 (0.74%) Back Office
8 28 (0.74%) Advertising
9 27 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 22 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.53%) Games
12 19 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.42%) Marketing
14 15 (0.40%) French Language
15 11 (0.29%) German Language
16 9 (0.24%) Publishing
17 8 (0.21%) Japanese Language
17 8 (0.21%) Billing
18 6 (0.16%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (1.06%) CSS
2 19 (0.50%) SOAP
3 10 (0.26%) Web Services
4 9 (0.24%) Middleware
5 8 (0.21%) LAMP
6 7 (0.18%) HTML
7 6 (0.16%) XMPP
8 4 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.11%) .NET
8 4 (0.11%) XML
8 4 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.11%) RESTful
8 4 (0.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.053%) COM
10 1 (0.026%) STL
10 1 (0.026%) JSON
10 1 (0.026%) MDX
10 1 (0.026%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.026%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.026%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 166 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 77 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
4 67 (1.77%) Hedge funds
5 50 (1.32%) SecurID
6 46 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 40 (1.06%) Statistics
8 36 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 33 (0.87%) PKI
10 19 (0.50%) Clustering
11 18 (0.47%) Open Source
12 16 (0.42%) EqualLogic
12 16 (0.42%) Replication
12 16 (0.42%) IPTV
13 14 (0.37%) Smartphone
14 12 (0.32%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.29%) Handset
15 11 (0.29%) AVVID
15 11 (0.29%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 718 (18.94%) Windows
2 488 (12.88%) Linux
3 245 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 177 (4.67%) UNIX
5 175 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 87 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 49 (1.29%) Windows XP
9 34 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 32 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.71%) Solaris
12 25 (0.66%) CentOS
13 24 (0.63%) VMS
14 18 (0.47%) Android
14 18 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 18 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
14 18 (0.47%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (10.50%) ITIL
2 397 (10.47%) Load Balancing
3 349 (9.21%) Network Design
4 303 (7.99%) Network Management
5 232 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
6 195 (5.15%) Change Management
7 148 (3.91%) E-Commerce
8 146 (3.85%) Project Management
9 129 (3.40%) Incident Management
10 116 (3.06%) Information Security
10 116 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
11 103 (2.72%) Change Control
12 102 (2.69%) Network Architecture
13 91 (2.40%) Low Latency
14 87 (2.30%) Mentoring
15 83 (2.19%) Migration
16 73 (1.93%) Disaster Recovery
16 73 (1.93%) Performance Monitoring
17 66 (1.74%) Service Management
18 60 (1.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (2.90%) SQL
2 85 (2.24%) Perl
3 52 (1.37%) Lisp
4 49 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 40 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 36 (0.95%) Python
7 30 (0.79%) PHP
8 22 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 19 (0.50%) C
10 11 (0.29%) Ruby
11 8 (0.21%) C++
11 8 (0.21%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.18%) PowerHouse
13 6 (0.16%) Java
13 6 (0.16%) VB
14 2 (0.053%) R
14 2 (0.053%) AWK
14 2 (0.053%) VBScript
15 1 (0.026%) Tcl
15 1 (0.026%) C#
Qualifications
1 2361 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
2 1797 (47.41%) CCNP
3 1235 (32.59%) CCNA
4 431 (11.37%) CCIE
5 310 (8.18%) Degree
6 271 (7.15%) Security Cleared
7 185 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 156 (4.12%) CCSP
9 153 (4.04%) CCSE
10 128 (3.38%) CCDP
11 127 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 123 (3.25%) CCIP
13 113 (2.98%) CCSA
14 109 (2.88%) JNCIA
15 86 (2.27%) MCSE
16 81 (2.14%) JNCIE
17 78 (2.06%) JNCIS
18 68 (1.79%) CCDA
19 62 (1.64%) CISSP
20 58 (1.53%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (5.80%) SLA
2 98 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 59 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.26%) GPG13
6 9 (0.24%) COBIT
7 7 (0.18%) QA
8 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
System Software
1 320 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 311 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 77 (2.03%) vSphere
5 64 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 50 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (1.21%) XenApp
8 45 (1.19%) Firmware
9 21 (0.55%) Snort
9 21 (0.55%) UAG
10 20 (0.53%) ProxySG
10 20 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 17 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
12 15 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.29%) VMware Server
14 10 (0.26%) Squid
14 10 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.24%) KVM
16 7 (0.18%) XenDesktop
17 5 (0.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 134 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 97 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
3 68 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 58 (1.53%) Cacti
5 53 (1.40%) FortiGate
6 51 (1.35%) Nagios
7 48 (1.27%) OpenView
8 42 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
9 36 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 35 (0.92%) SCOM
11 32 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
12 26 (0.69%) HP NNM
13 25 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
14 21 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
15 19 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
16 18 (0.47%) SCCM
16 18 (0.47%) Netcool
17 13 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
18 10 (0.26%) WSUS
18 10 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3005 (79.29%) Cisco
2 1196 (31.56%) Juniper
3 1026 (27.07%) CheckPoint
4 627 (16.54%) F5
5 601 (15.86%) VMware
6 431 (11.37%) Microsoft
7 285 (7.52%) HP
8 277 (7.31%) Citrix
9 243 (6.41%) SolarWinds
10 203 (5.36%) Fortinet
11 175 (4.62%) Blue Coat
12 133 (3.51%) Aruba
13 124 (3.27%) Avaya
14 115 (3.03%) Riverbed
15 89 (2.35%) Symantec
16 85 (2.24%) Brocade
17 82 (2.16%) Dell
18 81 (2.14%) Nokia
18 81 (2.14%) McAfee
19 77 (2.03%) Mitel
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London
Bloomberg Careers
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London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Child care vouchers, gym
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £44,000 to £44,000 per annum circa + £7k Car Allowance + £4k Bonu
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago