Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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 of England
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 180 135
Rank change year-on-year -23 -45 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 178 195 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.38% 1.60% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.65% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 148 151 253
East of England median annual salary £52,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.30% -2.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,850 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £53,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 12,521 11,842 13,992
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.91% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,878 9,631 11,445
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the East of England

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the East of England

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the East of England

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Hertfordshire +20 111 £62,500 +50.60% 16
Cambridgeshire -55 33 £42,500 -8.60% 3
Essex +8 16 £52,500 +59.09% 4
Bedfordshire -15 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Norfolk +15 5 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Suffolk +11 5 £42,789 +11.14% 1
East Anglia - 1 £30,000 -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 East of England region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 136 (76.40%) Cisco
2 111 (62.36%) Firewall
3 75 (42.13%) BGP
4 71 (39.89%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (39.89%) OSPF
4 71 (39.89%) WAN
5 68 (38.20%) VPN
6 67 (37.64%) Data Centre
7 65 (36.52%) MPLS
8 64 (35.96%) Cisco ASA
9 61 (34.27%) CheckPoint
10 59 (33.15%) LAN
11 55 (30.90%) CCNA
12 53 (29.78%) Juniper
12 53 (29.78%) Palo Alto
13 51 (28.65%) F5
14 49 (27.53%) Network Security
14 49 (27.53%) Citrix
15 44 (24.72%) NetScaler
16 42 (23.60%) E-Commerce
17 41 (23.03%) Cisco IOS
18 40 (22.47%) CCNP
19 37 (20.79%) HTTP
19 37 (20.79%) HTML
19 37 (20.79%) VMware
19 37 (20.79%) Fortinet
20 36 (20.22%) DNS
21 33 (18.54%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (16.85%) VLAN
22 30 (16.85%) SLA

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.56%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) Akamai
2 6 (3.37%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (62.36%) Firewall
2 75 (42.13%) BGP
3 71 (39.89%) OSPF
3 71 (39.89%) WAN
4 68 (38.20%) VPN
5 65 (36.52%) MPLS
6 64 (35.96%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (33.15%) LAN
8 49 (27.53%) Network Security
9 44 (24.72%) NetScaler
10 41 (23.03%) Cisco IOS
11 37 (20.79%) HTTP
12 36 (20.22%) DNS
13 30 (16.85%) IPsec
13 30 (16.85%) VLAN
14 29 (16.29%) EIGRP
15 28 (15.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (14.61%) IGRP
17 25 (14.04%) DWDM
17 25 (14.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (6.18%) Retail
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.81%) Finance
4 3 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.79%) HTML
2 26 (14.61%) XML
3 7 (3.93%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.69%) Web Services
4 3 (1.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (37.64%) Data Centre
2 33 (18.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.93%) Fintech
4 6 (3.37%) NHS
5 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Windows
3 7 (3.93%) Unix
3 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.60%) E-Commerce
2 18 (10.11%) ITIL
3 17 (9.55%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.99%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 16 (8.99%) Network Management
4 16 (8.99%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 13 (7.30%) Network Design
6 12 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (6.74%) SIEM
7 11 (6.18%) Analytics
7 11 (6.18%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.18%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (4.49%) Change Control
10 8 (4.49%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.49%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 8 (4.49%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.93%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.30%) Python
2 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.37%) C
4 4 (2.25%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (39.89%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (30.90%) CCNA
3 40 (22.47%) CCNP
4 15 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.74%) Degree
6 10 (5.62%) CCIE
7 7 (3.93%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (2.81%) JNCIE
8 5 (2.81%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.69%) CCENT
11 2 (1.12%) CCDP
11 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.56%) MCP
12 1 (0.56%) MCSA
12 1 (0.56%) MCSE
12 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.85%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.93%) VMware NSX
3 6 (3.37%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) vCenter Server
1 7 (3.93%) vRealize
2 6 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.37%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) Cacti
4 1 (0.56%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 136 (76.40%) Cisco
2 61 (34.27%) CheckPoint
3 53 (29.78%) Juniper
3 53 (29.78%) Palo Alto
4 51 (28.65%) F5
5 49 (27.53%) Citrix
6 37 (20.79%) Fortinet
6 37 (20.79%) VMware
7 27 (15.17%) Arista
8 23 (12.92%) Blue Coat
9 18 (10.11%) Riverbed
10 10 (5.62%) Meraki
11 8 (4.49%) Aruba
12 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
12 7 (3.93%) WorldPay
13 6 (3.37%) Tufin
13 6 (3.37%) Zscaler
14 4 (2.25%) HP
15 3 (1.69%) Cerner
16 2 (1.12%) Motorola