Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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

Network Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 114 125
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 41 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.81% 1.50% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.55% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 37
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -21.57% +2.00%
10th Percentile £27,960 £28,125 £23,600
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.08% +0.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,131 2,451 2,742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 96.76% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,663 2,032 2,217
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +19 34 £46,000 +38.41% 2
High Wycombe +8 2 £38,750 +13.97% 2
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (56.10%) CCNA
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (48.78%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) WAN
3 18 (43.90%) LAN
4 16 (39.02%) Firewall
5 15 (36.59%) MPLS
5 15 (36.59%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (34.15%) OSPF
6 14 (34.15%) BGP
6 14 (34.15%) CCNP
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
8 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
8 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
8 10 (24.39%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (24.39%) GPON
9 9 (21.95%) Project Management
10 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (19.51%) RSVP
11 7 (17.07%) VPLS
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security
11 7 (17.07%) SLA
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (17.07%) Architectural Design
12 6 (14.63%) Creative Thinking
12 6 (14.63%) Network Management
12 6 (14.63%) Financial Modelling

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) WAN
2 18 (43.90%) LAN
3 16 (39.02%) Firewall
4 15 (36.59%) MPLS
5 14 (34.15%) BGP
5 14 (34.15%) OSPF
6 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
7 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
7 10 (24.39%) GPON
8 8 (19.51%) RSVP
8 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (17.07%) Network Security
9 7 (17.07%) VPLS
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.20%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (12.20%) tcpdump
10 5 (12.20%) Wireshark
11 3 (7.32%) VoIP
12 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (4.88%) Skype
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.20%) Driving Licence
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Fibre Optics
4 2 (4.88%) IVR
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Architectural Design
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Creative Thinking
5 6 (14.63%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (14.63%) Network Management
6 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security
6 5 (12.20%) Matrix Management
6 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Service Management
7 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.32%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
2 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) CCNA
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CCSA
3 5 (12.20%) CCSE
3 5 (12.20%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CCVP
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft