The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon 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
London / Croydon
Rank 25 36 20
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.43% 3.17% 8.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 3.19% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -22.72%  
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 Croydon. 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
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171 251 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.71% 99.60% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 142 214 141
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Croydon

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Croydon

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Croydon over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Croydon

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

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 Croydon region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
1 18 (85.71%) Juniper
2 17 (80.95%) OSPF
3 15 (71.43%) BGP
4 13 (61.90%) CheckPoint
5 12 (57.14%) CCNP
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (52.38%) VoIP
6 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
7 10 (47.62%) Firewall
8 8 (38.10%) Wireless
9 7 (33.33%) Network Security
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (33.33%) VPN
10 6 (28.57%) SSL
10 6 (28.57%) CCNA
10 6 (28.57%) WLAN
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
10 6 (28.57%) NetScreen
10 6 (28.57%) HP
10 6 (28.57%) Network Design
10 6 (28.57%) WatchGuard
10 6 (28.57%) SonicWALL
10 6 (28.57%) IPsec
10 6 (28.57%) Retail
10 6 (28.57%) Network Management
10 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (28.57%) Palo Alto
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) OSPF
2 15 (71.43%) BGP
3 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
3 11 (52.38%) VoIP
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) Wireless
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (33.33%) Network Security
6 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 6 (28.57%) IPsec
7 6 (28.57%) NetScreen
7 6 (28.57%) SSL
7 6 (28.57%) WLAN
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (23.81%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (19.05%) FabricPath
10 3 (14.29%) MPLS
11 2 (9.52%) DNS
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
1 6 (28.57%) Network Management
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CCNP
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 2 (9.52%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) CCSA
4 2 (9.52%) CCSE
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
1 4 (19.05%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
1 18 (85.71%) Juniper
2 13 (61.90%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 6 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 6 (28.57%) WatchGuard
4 4 (19.05%) F5
4 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
4 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Meraki
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks