Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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

Network Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 134 106
Rank change year-on-year -48 -28 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 34 43 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.78% 1.30% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.33% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 58
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +25.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £36,250 £25,675
90th Percentile £71,125 £58,750 £53,400
East of England median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -1.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4,205 3,223 3,958
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 97.11% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,145 2,616 3,274
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,627
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Cambridge -50 17 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Peterborough +1 11 £27,500 -31.68%
Huntingdon 0 3 £42,000 +3.70% 3
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (50.00%) Juniper
4 16 (47.06%) BGP
5 15 (44.12%) Firewall
6 13 (38.24%) CCNA
7 12 (35.29%) SLA
8 11 (32.35%) LAN
8 11 (32.35%) WAN
9 10 (29.41%) OSPF
9 10 (29.41%) VLAN
10 9 (26.47%) MPLS
11 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
11 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 8 (23.53%) Network Security
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (20.59%) WorldPay
12 7 (20.59%) Fintech
12 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
12 7 (20.59%) Internet
12 7 (20.59%) CCNP
12 7 (20.59%) Fortinet
12 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
13 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
14 4 (11.76%) F5
14 4 (11.76%) C
14 4 (11.76%) ITIL

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) BGP
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) LAN
3 11 (32.35%) WAN
4 10 (29.41%) OSPF
4 10 (29.41%) VLAN
5 9 (26.47%) MPLS
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (23.53%) Network Security
7 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
7 7 (20.59%) Internet
7 7 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) DNS
9 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
10 3 (8.82%) SMTP
11 2 (5.88%) VPN
11 2 (5.88%) VRRP
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Fintech
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
1 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.82%) Business Development
3 3 (8.82%) Change Control
3 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Service Design
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 7 (20.59%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
5 2 (5.88%) CCENT
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Juniper
3 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 7 (20.59%) Fortinet
4 7 (20.59%) WorldPay
5 4 (11.76%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Sophos
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya
8 1 (2.94%) Capita
8 1 (2.94%) Meraki