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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 65 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.69% 1.75% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.78% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 7
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -44.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
503 393 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.73% 98.25% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 367 303 350
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 £27,000 £26,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 23 January 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
4 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 9 (45.00%) LAN
6 8 (40.00%) VoIP
6 8 (40.00%) MPLS
7 7 (35.00%) Juniper
7 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (30.00%) OSPF
8 6 (30.00%) BGP
8 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (30.00%) Mitel
8 6 (30.00%) Network Security
9 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (25.00%) Wireless
9 5 (25.00%) RIP
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) Aruba
9 5 (25.00%) Meru Networks
10 4 (20.00%) Multicast
10 4 (20.00%) CCIE
10 4 (20.00%) CCNA
10 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (20.00%) Handset
10 4 (20.00%) Network Design
11 3 (15.00%) Fortinet

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 10 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) VoIP
5 8 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (30.00%) OSPF
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (30.00%) Network Security
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) RIP
8 4 (20.00%) Multicast
9 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) IPsec
9 3 (15.00%) VRRP
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (10.00%) Blog
2 2 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Network Management
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cacti
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
2 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (30.00%) Mitel
4 5 (25.00%) Aruba
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Meru Networks
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) F5
6 3 (15.00%) Meraki
6 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.00%) Crossbeam
7 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) Dell