Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 54 66
Rank change year-on-year +28 +12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.95% 1.15% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 1.16% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Bedford median annual salary £27,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +4.76% +50.00%
10th Percentile £21,475 £29,225 £45,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £59,250 £53,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £27,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -50.00% +10.00% +42.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 247 345 524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.02% 98.85% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 207 306 484
Bedford median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,150 £27,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Bedford

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Bedford.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Bedford

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Bedford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Bedford

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 13 (86.67%) Network Security
4 11 (73.33%) CCNA
5 10 (66.67%) CCSA
6 8 (53.33%) Network Management
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
9 3 (20.00%) CCSE
9 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (20.00%) OSPF
9 3 (20.00%) BGP
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) CCDP
9 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
9 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
10 2 (13.33%) Line Management
10 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (6.67%) Network Design
11 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (6.67%) Data Centre

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 13 (86.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Line Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNA
3 10 (66.67%) CCSA
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) CCDP
5 3 (20.00%) CCSE
6 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft