The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 76 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.61% 1.45% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 1.54% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 13
Median salary £27,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.61% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,950 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £53,250 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 601 844 1085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.20% 94.41% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 463 760 931
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +20 8 £27,500 +34.14% 4
Luton +7 3 £46,000 -23.33%
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) Firewall
3 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (68.75%) Network Security
5 21 (65.63%) LAN
5 21 (65.63%) WAN
6 19 (59.38%) CCSA
7 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
8 16 (50.00%) Network Management
9 14 (43.75%) CCNA
10 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
11 12 (37.50%) CCNP
12 10 (31.25%) MS Visio
13 8 (25.00%) CCDP
13 8 (25.00%) Change Control
13 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (25.00%) Task Automation
14 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 6 (18.75%) OSPF
14 6 (18.75%) BGP
14 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
14 6 (18.75%) CCSE
14 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (18.75%) Driving Licence
14 6 (18.75%) tcpdump
15 5 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
15 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
15 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) Network Security
3 21 (65.63%) LAN
3 21 (65.63%) WAN
4 6 (18.75%) BGP
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (18.75%) OSPF
4 6 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) tcpdump
4 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.38%) ADSL
6 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.38%) Frame Relay
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.25%) SAN
7 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 5 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Network Management
2 8 (25.00%) Change Control
2 8 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (12.50%) Presales
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (59.38%) CCSA
3 14 (43.75%) CCNA
4 12 (37.50%) CCNP
5 8 (25.00%) CCDP
6 6 (18.75%) CCSE
7 5 (15.63%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
4 5 (15.63%) TippingPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
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