Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 119 139
Rank change year-on-year -48 +20 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.30% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 19
Cambridge median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £33,150
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £54,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 6 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) Retail
6 5 (27.78%) CCNP
6 5 (27.78%) CCNA
6 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) OSPF
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
9 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 2 (11.11%) C
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) Sophos
9 2 (11.11%) Information Security
9 2 (11.11%) SLA

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Wireless
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) Junos
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
1 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
2 6 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) WorldPay
5 1 (5.56%) VMware