Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 93 113
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.91% 1.79% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.87% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 17
Bedfordshire median annual salary £27,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £37,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £40,250 £72,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +8.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1062 1551 1936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 95.62% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1358 1720
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +26 15 £27,500 -50.00%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £33,000 -
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) WAN
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
3 19 (90.48%) LAN
4 18 (85.71%) Network Security
5 15 (71.43%) CCNA
6 12 (57.14%) CCSA
7 11 (52.38%) Network Management
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
10 6 (28.57%) CCNP
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
12 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (19.05%) CCDP
13 3 (14.29%) CCSE
13 3 (14.29%) OSPF
13 3 (14.29%) BGP
13 3 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
13 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
14 2 (9.52%) Network Design
14 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
14 2 (9.52%) Change Control
14 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
14 2 (9.52%) Line Management
14 2 (9.52%) Presales

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 19 (90.48%) LAN
4 18 (85.71%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
7 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.76%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) Line Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Presales
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
3 1 (4.76%) Coaching
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) CCNA
3 12 (57.14%) CCSA
4 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (19.05%) CCDP
6 3 (14.29%) CCSE
6 3 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) FalconStor
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) VMware