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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 56 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.42% 2.39% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.49% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 10
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
595 362 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 95.81% 96.28% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 448 285 298
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
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 26 November 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) Firewall
3 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (54.84%) VPN
5 16 (51.61%) WAN
6 14 (45.16%) LAN
6 14 (45.16%) CCNP
7 12 (38.71%) VoIP
7 12 (38.71%) Network Security
8 11 (35.48%) Juniper
8 11 (35.48%) Mitel
9 10 (32.26%) MPLS
9 10 (32.26%) HP
9 10 (32.26%) SolarWinds
10 9 (29.03%) Aruba
10 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
10 9 (29.03%) Meru Networks
10 9 (29.03%) CCIE
10 9 (29.03%) OSPF
10 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (29.03%) BGP
10 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
11 8 (25.81%) Wireless
11 8 (25.81%) Network Design
11 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (22.58%) Handset
12 7 (22.58%) F5
12 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) VPN
3 16 (51.61%) WAN
4 14 (45.16%) LAN
5 12 (38.71%) VoIP
5 12 (38.71%) Network Security
6 10 (32.26%) MPLS
7 9 (29.03%) OSPF
7 9 (29.03%) BGP
7 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
7 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (25.81%) Wireless
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (16.13%) Multicast
11 5 (16.13%) RIP
12 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
12 4 (12.90%) IPsec
12 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
13 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
General
1 3 (9.68%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Handset
2 2 (6.45%) Online Games
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Design
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) BCP
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCIE
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 3 (9.68%) MCSA
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cacti
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Juniper
2 11 (35.48%) Mitel
3 10 (32.26%) SolarWinds
3 10 (32.26%) HP
4 9 (29.03%) Aruba
4 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
4 9 (29.03%) Meru Networks
5 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) F5
7 6 (19.35%) Crossbeam
8 5 (16.13%) Dell
9 3 (9.68%) Meraki
10 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
10 2 (6.45%) McAfee
10 2 (6.45%) VMware
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford, United Kingdom
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago