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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 54 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.99% 3.04% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 3.09% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 2
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +62.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
559 518 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.05% 98.29% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 453 375 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
4 15 (50.00%) CCNP
4 15 (50.00%) Firewall
5 14 (46.67%) Juniper
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (40.00%) F5
7 11 (36.67%) LAN
8 10 (33.33%) MPLS
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (30.00%) CCNA
9 9 (30.00%) Network Design
10 8 (26.67%) Wireless
10 8 (26.67%) WAN
11 7 (23.33%) OSPF
11 7 (23.33%) BGP
11 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
12 6 (20.00%) VRRP
12 6 (20.00%) HSRP
12 6 (20.00%) Multicast
13 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (16.67%) Retail
13 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
13 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
14 4 (13.33%) SAN
14 4 (13.33%) DHCP
14 4 (13.33%) RIP
14 4 (13.33%) VPN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
4 10 (33.33%) MPLS
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (26.67%) Wireless
5 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) OSPF
6 7 (23.33%) BGP
7 6 (20.00%) VRRP
7 6 (20.00%) HSRP
7 6 (20.00%) Multicast
8 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
9 4 (13.33%) VLAN
9 4 (13.33%) DHCP
9 4 (13.33%) RIP
9 4 (13.33%) VPN
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) CCDA
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cacti
2 2 (6.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Juniper
3 12 (40.00%) F5
4 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) EMC