The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 95 102
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.02% 1.17% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.21% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £52,500 £46,000
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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1335 1161 1414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.73% 97.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 978 1196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 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 Cambridge region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
2 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (35.48%) BGP
4 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Juniper
5 7 (22.58%) OSPF
6 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) CCIE
6 6 (19.35%) FTP
6 6 (19.35%) HTTP
6 6 (19.35%) Python
6 6 (19.35%) Perl
6 6 (19.35%) SSH
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (16.13%) C
8 4 (12.90%) Unix
8 4 (12.90%) VPN
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.90%) Junos
8 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
8 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
8 4 (12.90%) JNCIE
9 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.68%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
2 12 (38.71%) DNS
3 11 (35.48%) BGP
4 10 (32.26%) Firewall
5 7 (22.58%) OSPF
6 6 (19.35%) FTP
6 6 (19.35%) HTTP
6 6 (19.35%) SSH
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.90%) Junos
8 4 (12.90%) VPN
9 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 2 (6.45%) 3G
10 2 (6.45%) IPsec
10 2 (6.45%) ISDN
10 2 (6.45%) LTE
10 2 (6.45%) VLAN
10 2 (6.45%) VoIP
11 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
1 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
3 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
3 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.23%) B2B
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
1 6 (19.35%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) C
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCIE
3 4 (12.90%) JNCIE
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) iptables
2 2 (6.45%) pfSense
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
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