The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 55 75 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.34% 1.60% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.71% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 18
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £39,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 618 760 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.26% 93.83% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 470 625 817
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +9 4 £25,750 -6.36%
Luton +3 4 £32,250 -35.50% 1
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 44 (95.65%) Cisco
2 36 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (73.91%) LAN
3 34 (73.91%) Firewall
4 32 (69.57%) CheckPoint
5 29 (63.04%) CCNP
6 28 (60.87%) WAN
6 28 (60.87%) Network Security
6 28 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (54.35%) CCSA
8 21 (45.65%) CCSE
8 21 (45.65%) OSPF
8 21 (45.65%) BGP
8 21 (45.65%) Spanning Tree
8 21 (45.65%) Network Management
9 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
10 18 (39.13%) MS Visio
11 17 (36.96%) CCDP
12 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
13 12 (26.09%) Wireless
14 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
15 10 (21.74%) CCNA
16 7 (15.22%) F5
17 6 (13.04%) Migration
17 6 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (10.87%) Change Control
19 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
19 4 (8.70%) Windows
19 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
20 3 (6.52%) Ethernet

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) Firewall
1 34 (73.91%) LAN
2 28 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 28 (60.87%) Network Security
2 28 (60.87%) WAN
3 21 (45.65%) BGP
3 21 (45.65%) OSPF
3 21 (45.65%) Spanning Tree
4 12 (26.09%) Wireless
5 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
5 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) VLAN
6 2 (4.35%) ADSL
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.35%) Frame Relay
6 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.35%) SAN
6 2 (4.35%) tcpdump
6 2 (4.35%) VoIP
6 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Network Management
2 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (4.35%) Presales
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (63.04%) CCNP
3 25 (54.35%) CCSA
4 21 (45.65%) CCSE
5 17 (36.96%) CCDP
6 10 (21.74%) CCNA
7 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) Cisco
2 32 (69.57%) CheckPoint
3 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) TippingPoint
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Mitel
6 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
Luton, Bedfordshire
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