Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 159 149
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 56 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.50% 1.19% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.22% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 33
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,750 £23,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £50,000 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 3,591 3,603 3,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 97.46% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,368 2,780 2,909
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Peterborough -28 30 £42,500 +17.24% 3
Cambridge +18 26 £52,000 +22.35% 4
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 37 (66.07%) Cisco
2 36 (64.29%) Firewall
3 29 (51.79%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (50.00%) CCNA
5 24 (42.86%) Fortinet
6 22 (39.29%) CheckPoint
7 21 (37.50%) WAN
8 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
9 18 (32.14%) Network Security
10 17 (30.36%) Juniper
11 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
12 13 (23.21%) SLA
12 13 (23.21%) Nagios
12 13 (23.21%) BGP
12 13 (23.21%) Windows
12 13 (23.21%) Cacti
12 13 (23.21%) MRTG
12 13 (23.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (21.43%) Degree
13 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
13 12 (21.43%) OSPF
14 11 (19.64%) CCNP
14 11 (19.64%) Linux
14 11 (19.64%) Build Automation
15 10 (17.86%) Meraki
15 10 (17.86%) WLAN
16 9 (16.07%) HP
16 9 (16.07%) MPLS
16 9 (16.07%) VLAN
16 9 (16.07%) Problem Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Apache
1 5 (8.93%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (64.29%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) WAN
3 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
4 18 (32.14%) Network Security
5 13 (23.21%) BGP
5 13 (23.21%) MRTG
6 12 (21.43%) OSPF
6 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
7 10 (17.86%) WLAN
8 9 (16.07%) MPLS
8 9 (16.07%) VLAN
9 8 (14.29%) LAN
10 5 (8.93%) Kerberos
10 5 (8.93%) NetScaler
10 5 (8.93%) RTP
10 5 (8.93%) VoIP
10 5 (8.93%) Wireless
11 4 (7.14%) DSL
11 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
11 4 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MySQL
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Advertising
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
1 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
1 5 (8.93%) LAMP
1 5 (8.93%) LDAP
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Mindset
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Build Automation
2 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
2 9 (16.07%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 8 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
4 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (8.93%) Open Source
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.14%) Server Building
6 4 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) Python
2 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) PHP
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) VBScript
3 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (50.00%) CCNA
3 12 (21.43%) Degree
4 11 (19.64%) CCNP
5 8 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.93%) JNCIA
8 3 (5.36%) CCENT
8 3 (5.36%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.57%) CCSA
10 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) Cyber Essentials
1 13 (23.21%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Cacti
1 13 (23.21%) Nagios
2 5 (8.93%) Nessus
3 2 (3.57%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Cisco
2 24 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 22 (39.29%) CheckPoint
4 17 (30.36%) Juniper
5 10 (17.86%) Meraki
6 9 (16.07%) HP
6 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
7 8 (14.29%) F5
8 7 (12.50%) VMware
9 5 (8.93%) Citrix
9 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
9 5 (8.93%) Veeam
9 5 (8.93%) WatchGuard
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.57%) Sophos
12 1 (1.79%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.79%) Huawei
12 1 (1.79%) Infoblox
12 1 (1.79%) IronPort