Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 168 141
Rank change year-on-year +82 -27 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 98 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.18% 0.95% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 0.97% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 67 26 31
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -21.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £49,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 2,988 4,209 3,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.32% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,172 3,226 2,760
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 49 £35,000 +27.27%
Cambridge +70 47 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 75 (76.53%) Cisco
2 65 (66.33%) Firewall
3 57 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (48.98%) CCNA
5 39 (39.80%) CheckPoint
6 38 (38.78%) Fortinet
7 37 (37.76%) WAN
8 32 (32.65%) Juniper
9 30 (30.61%) SLA
10 28 (28.57%) F5
11 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
11 27 (27.55%) LAN
12 24 (24.49%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (21.43%) CCNP
14 19 (19.39%) Network Security
14 19 (19.39%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (18.37%) BGP
16 17 (17.35%) OSPF
16 17 (17.35%) Active Directory
16 17 (17.35%) Self-Motivation
16 17 (17.35%) Wireshark
16 17 (17.35%) Palo Alto
17 16 (16.33%) HP
17 16 (16.33%) ITIL
17 16 (16.33%) VMware
18 15 (15.31%) VLAN
18 15 (15.31%) JNCIA
18 15 (15.31%) Windows
18 15 (15.31%) MPLS
19 14 (14.29%) Network 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 (5.10%) Apache
1 5 (5.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (66.33%) Firewall
2 37 (37.76%) WAN
3 27 (27.55%) LAN
3 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
4 24 (24.49%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (19.39%) Network Security
6 18 (18.37%) BGP
7 17 (17.35%) OSPF
7 17 (17.35%) Wireshark
8 15 (15.31%) MPLS
8 15 (15.31%) VLAN
9 13 (13.27%) MRTG
10 12 (12.24%) VoIP
11 11 (11.22%) IP Telephony
12 10 (10.20%) Ethernet
12 10 (10.20%) Wireless
12 10 (10.20%) WLAN
13 9 (9.18%) Internet
14 8 (8.16%) NetScaler
14 8 (8.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Hudson
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Advertising
2 5 (5.10%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Publishing
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
1 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
1 5 (5.10%) LAMP
1 5 (5.10%) LDAP
1 5 (5.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
2 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (9.18%) Linux
4 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (16.33%) ITIL
3 14 (14.29%) Network Management
4 13 (13.27%) Change Management
5 11 (11.22%) Build Automation
6 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.18%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (9.18%) Problem Management
7 9 (9.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 7 (7.14%) Service Management
9 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (5.10%) Open Source
9 5 (5.10%) Strategic Thinking
9 5 (5.10%) Web Filtering
10 4 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.08%) Project Management
10 4 (4.08%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.10%) PHP
2 5 (5.10%) VBScript
3 3 (3.06%) Python
3 3 (3.06%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) C
4 1 (1.02%) C++
4 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (48.98%) CCNA
3 21 (21.43%) CCNP
4 15 (15.31%) JNCIA
5 13 (13.27%) Degree
6 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.14%) CCENT
7 7 (7.14%) CCSA
8 5 (5.10%) DBS Check
8 5 (5.10%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (4.08%) CCDP
10 3 (3.06%) CCIE
11 2 (2.04%) CCMSE
11 2 (2.04%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (30.61%) SLA
2 10 (10.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (5.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.04%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (17.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.08%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Cacti
1 13 (13.27%) Nagios
2 8 (8.16%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (5.10%) Nessus
3 5 (5.10%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 75 (76.53%) Cisco
2 39 (39.80%) CheckPoint
3 38 (38.78%) Fortinet
4 32 (32.65%) Juniper
5 28 (28.57%) F5
6 17 (17.35%) Palo Alto
7 16 (16.33%) HP
7 16 (16.33%) VMware
8 11 (11.22%) Meraki
8 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.16%) Citrix
9 8 (8.16%) Veeam
10 7 (7.14%) WatchGuard
11 5 (5.10%) Aerohive Networks
11 5 (5.10%) Polycom
11 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.10%) WorldPay
12 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (3.06%) Sophos