Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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

Network Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 136 154
Rank change year-on-year +32 +18 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 67 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.50% 1.62% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.68% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 64
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,550 £34,375 £28,050
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,500 £50,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +1.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,938 3,978 5,101
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.41% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 3,116 4,292
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 July 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
Nottinghamshire +27 13 £48,750 +21.88% 3
Derbyshire +18 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Northamptonshire +17 4 £57,500 +21.05%
Lincolnshire - 2 £47,500 -
Leicestershire +33 1 £42,500 -2.86% 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 East Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (46.67%) CCNA
4 13 (43.33%) WAN
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) CCNP
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Azure
7 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (26.67%) LAN
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
8 7 (23.33%) Office 365
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) VoIP
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.33%) AWS
11 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
11 4 (13.33%) BGP
11 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 4 (13.33%) Migration
12 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.00%) VLAN
12 3 (10.00%) MPLS
12 3 (10.00%) OSPF

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Office 365
3 4 (13.33%) AWS
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) VoIP
6 4 (13.33%) BGP
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.00%) DNS
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) OSPF
7 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (10.00%) VLAN
7 3 (10.00%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (6.67%) DMZ
8 2 (6.67%) IPsec
8 2 (6.67%) SMTP
8 2 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (6.67%) Kanban
4 2 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) DNA
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNA
3 11 (36.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CME
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Aruba
5 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Meraki
5 2 (6.67%) Tufin
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet