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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 52 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.47% 0.79% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 0.85% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 14
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,800 £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
539 352 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.54% 92.88% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 391 276 230
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (91.18%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) WAN
4 20 (58.82%) LAN
4 20 (58.82%) VPN
4 20 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (50.00%) HP
6 16 (47.06%) Network Security
7 15 (44.12%) CCNP
8 14 (41.18%) CCIE
8 14 (41.18%) Mitel
9 13 (38.24%) VoIP
10 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
10 12 (35.29%) Aruba
11 11 (32.35%) F5
11 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
11 11 (32.35%) Meru Networks
11 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (29.41%) Handset
12 10 (29.41%) MPLS
12 10 (29.41%) OSPF
12 10 (29.41%) BGP
12 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
13 9 (26.47%) Dell
14 8 (23.53%) Juniper
14 8 (23.53%) ITIL
14 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
15 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) WAN
3 20 (58.82%) LAN
3 20 (58.82%) VPN
4 16 (47.06%) Network Security
5 13 (38.24%) VoIP
6 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (29.41%) MPLS
7 10 (29.41%) OSPF
7 10 (29.41%) BGP
7 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
9 7 (20.59%) IPsec
10 6 (17.65%) BIG-IP
10 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (17.65%) VLAN
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.82%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Handset
2 2 (5.88%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (17.65%) Network Design
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) BCP
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.82%) ITSM
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Logistics
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) CCIE
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.82%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (5.88%) Cacti
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) HP
3 14 (41.18%) Mitel
4 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
4 12 (35.29%) Aruba
5 11 (32.35%) F5
5 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
5 11 (32.35%) Meru Networks
6 9 (26.47%) Dell
7 8 (23.53%) Juniper
8 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
8 6 (17.65%) Crossbeam
9 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.94%) VMware
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