The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 59 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 1.87% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.01% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Network Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
567 349 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.26% 93.07% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 421 270 249
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Watford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) Firewall
3 22 (61.11%) WAN
4 21 (58.33%) VPN
4 21 (58.33%) LAN
4 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (47.22%) HP
6 16 (44.44%) CCNP
6 16 (44.44%) Network Security
7 14 (38.89%) VoIP
7 14 (38.89%) CCIE
7 14 (38.89%) Mitel
8 13 (36.11%) MPLS
9 12 (33.33%) OSPF
9 12 (33.33%) BGP
9 12 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 12 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 12 (33.33%) Aruba
9 12 (33.33%) Meru Networks
10 11 (30.56%) SolarWinds
11 10 (27.78%) F5
11 10 (27.78%) Handset
12 8 (22.22%) Dell
13 7 (19.44%) Juniper
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL
13 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
13 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
13 7 (19.44%) Network Design
13 7 (19.44%) IPsec

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) WAN
3 21 (58.33%) VPN
3 21 (58.33%) LAN
4 16 (44.44%) Network Security
5 14 (38.89%) VoIP
6 13 (36.11%) MPLS
7 12 (33.33%) OSPF
7 12 (33.33%) BGP
7 12 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 12 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
8 7 (19.44%) IPsec
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (16.67%) VLAN
9 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.56%) Games
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Handset
2 2 (5.56%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) Network Design
1 7 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.33%) BCP
4 3 (8.33%) Network Management
4 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.56%) Logistics
5 2 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNP
3 14 (38.89%) CCIE
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.56%) Cacti
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 17 (47.22%) HP
3 14 (38.89%) Mitel
4 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 12 (33.33%) Aruba
4 12 (33.33%) Meru Networks
5 11 (30.56%) SolarWinds
6 10 (27.78%) F5
7 8 (22.22%) Dell
8 7 (19.44%) Juniper
9 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
9 5 (13.89%) Crossbeam
10 4 (11.11%) Riverbed
11 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.78%) VMware