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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 54 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.18% 0.55% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 0.59% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 12
Average salary £50,000 £30,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.60% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,350 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
525 341 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.13% 94.20% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 379 260 229
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (59.38%) WAN
2 19 (59.38%) VPN
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) LAN
4 16 (50.00%) Network Security
5 15 (46.88%) HP
6 14 (43.75%) CCIE
6 14 (43.75%) CCNP
7 12 (37.50%) VoIP
7 12 (37.50%) Mitel
8 11 (34.38%) Aruba
9 10 (31.25%) F5
9 10 (31.25%) Meru Networks
9 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
9 10 (31.25%) Fortinet
9 10 (31.25%) Handset
9 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (31.25%) OSPF
9 10 (31.25%) BGP
9 10 (31.25%) EIGRP
10 9 (28.13%) MPLS
11 8 (25.00%) Dell
11 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (21.88%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (21.88%) Juniper
12 7 (21.88%) IPsec
12 7 (21.88%) IP Telephony

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) WAN
1 19 (59.38%) VPN
1 19 (59.38%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) LAN
3 16 (50.00%) Network Security
4 12 (37.50%) VoIP
5 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (31.25%) OSPF
5 10 (31.25%) BGP
5 10 (31.25%) EIGRP
6 9 (28.13%) MPLS
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (21.88%) IPsec
8 7 (21.88%) IP Telephony
9 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
9 6 (18.75%) VLAN
9 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 6 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Handset
2 2 (6.25%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.50%) BCP
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
4 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) ITSM
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Logistics
6 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCIE
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.38%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (6.25%) Cacti
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) HP
3 12 (37.50%) Mitel
4 11 (34.38%) Aruba
5 10 (31.25%) F5
5 10 (31.25%) Meru Networks
5 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
5 10 (31.25%) Fortinet
6 8 (25.00%) Dell
7 7 (21.88%) Juniper
8 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 6 (18.75%) Crossbeam
9 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.13%) Agilent
11 1 (3.13%) VMware
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