The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 84 83 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.58% 2.36% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.42% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 16
Median salary £52,500 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.31% +1.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £28,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1148 1444 1416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.51% 97.37% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1129 1165
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Cambridge

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco
4 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
5 14 (37.84%) DNS
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (35.14%) BGP
7 11 (29.73%) Firewall
7 11 (29.73%) Degree
8 10 (27.03%) HTTP
8 10 (27.03%) Juniper
8 10 (27.03%) Python
9 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
9 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
10 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (18.92%) Perl
12 6 (16.22%) CCIE
12 6 (16.22%) CCNP
12 6 (16.22%) FTP
12 6 (16.22%) SSH
12 6 (16.22%) OSPF
12 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
13 4 (10.81%) Junos
13 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
13 4 (10.81%) JNCIE
13 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
13 4 (10.81%) LAN
13 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
13 4 (10.81%) ITIL
14 3 (8.11%) WAN

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
2 14 (37.84%) DNS
3 13 (35.14%) BGP
4 11 (29.73%) Firewall
5 10 (27.03%) HTTP
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.22%) FTP
7 6 (16.22%) OSPF
7 6 (16.22%) SSH
8 4 (10.81%) Junos
8 4 (10.81%) LAN
9 3 (8.11%) VPN
9 3 (8.11%) WAN
9 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.11%) Wireless
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (5.41%) Network Security
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.70%) IPsec
11 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
1 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
3 2 (5.41%) Information Security
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) B2B
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) Software Audit
4 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) CCIE
3 6 (16.22%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.70%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) iptables
3 1 (2.70%) pfSense
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Juniper
3 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
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