Period
to 23 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 101 141
Rank change year-on-year +63 +40 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 49 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.58% 2.18% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 2.30% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 34
Median annual salary £46,250 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.20% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,200 £31,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £45,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% -

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 645 2,126 3,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.66% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 500 1,438 2,356
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +69 30 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Peterborough +15 2 £50,000 +23.46% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £45,000 -
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (71.05%) Juniper
3 23 (60.53%) LAN
3 23 (60.53%) WAN
3 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 23 (60.53%) Firewall
4 20 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (50.00%) CCNP
5 19 (50.00%) JNCIA
6 18 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (42.11%) VMware Server
8 16 (42.11%) VMware
8 16 (42.11%) VoIP
9 15 (39.47%) CCDP
9 15 (39.47%) Junos
10 13 (34.21%) Network Management
11 8 (21.05%) CCNA
12 7 (18.42%) CCIE
12 7 (18.42%) Linux
12 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
12 7 (18.42%) AWS
12 7 (18.42%) DevOps
12 7 (18.42%) Degree
12 7 (18.42%) JNCIS
12 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
13 6 (15.79%) Terraform
13 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
13 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
13 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Firewall
1 23 (60.53%) LAN
1 23 (60.53%) WAN
2 18 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (42.11%) VoIP
5 15 (39.47%) Junos
6 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.79%) IPv4
7 6 (15.79%) IPv6
8 5 (13.16%) Internet
8 5 (13.16%) MPLS
9 3 (7.89%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.89%) Network Security
10 2 (5.26%) BGP
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.63%) HSRP
11 1 (2.63%) OSPF
11 1 (2.63%) Wireless
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (34.21%) Network Management
3 7 (18.42%) DevOps
4 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.26%) SIEM
7 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.63%) Fintech
8 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
2 19 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 15 (39.47%) CCDP
4 8 (21.05%) CCNA
5 7 (18.42%) CCIE
5 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 7 (18.42%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.26%) CEH
6 2 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) VMware Server
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Terraform
2 2 (5.26%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Juniper
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 16 (42.11%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Sophos
5 2 (5.26%) Rapid7
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet