Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 92 142
Rank change year-on-year -72 +50 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 40 92 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.04% 2.85% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 2.94% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 36 80 59
Bristol median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.98% +8.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £28,450
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,000 £50,250
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3764 3130 3695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 96.99% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 2686 3198
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,150
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Bristol

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Bristol

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Bristol region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (62.50%) Network Security
2 18 (45.00%) Cisco
3 17 (42.50%) Firewall
4 13 (32.50%) LAN
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (27.50%) WAN
7 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (25.00%) VPN
8 9 (22.50%) Juniper
8 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.00%) Linux
9 8 (20.00%) CCNP
9 8 (20.00%) Project Management
9 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (20.00%) VMware
10 7 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (17.50%) CCNA
10 7 (17.50%) DNS
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) Windows
10 7 (17.50%) Network Design
11 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
11 6 (15.00%) vSphere
11 6 (15.00%) F5
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (15.00%) Wireless
11 6 (15.00%) MPLS
12 5 (12.50%) ITIL
12 5 (12.50%) SSL
12 5 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Network Security
2 17 (42.50%) Firewall
3 13 (32.50%) LAN
4 11 (27.50%) WAN
5 10 (25.00%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 7 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (15.00%) MPLS
8 6 (15.00%) Wireless
9 5 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (12.50%) SSL
10 4 (10.00%) DHCP
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
11 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
11 3 (7.50%) WLAN
12 2 (5.00%) HSRP
12 2 (5.00%) VLAN
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) OpenDaylight
2 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Project Management
2 7 (17.50%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (5.00%) DevOps
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Line Management
7 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Network Planning
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
1 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) CCVP
6 2 (5.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) CWNA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) vSphere
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Munin
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) OpenNMS
2 1 (2.50%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (22.50%) Juniper
4 8 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) F5
7 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.00%) Aruba
8 2 (5.00%) Avaya
8 2 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) IronPort
8 2 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.50%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.50%) Meraki
9 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.50%) Trend Micro