Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 165 141
Rank change year-on-year -39 -24 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 162 229 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.34% 1.83% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.89% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 126 188 257
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,875 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% +5.56%

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 11,669 12,117 13,664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.08% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8,944 9,786 11,330
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +19 96 £62,500 +25.00% 17
Cambridgeshire -31 32 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Essex +6 17 £51,250 +5.13% 2
Bedfordshire -10 6 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Suffolk -11 6 £31,500 -18.18% 1
Norfolk +12 4 £35,000 -20.00% 5
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 117 (72.22%) Cisco
2 101 (62.35%) Firewall
3 64 (39.51%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (38.89%) Juniper
5 61 (37.65%) WAN
6 58 (35.80%) BGP
7 54 (33.33%) OSPF
8 53 (32.72%) CheckPoint
9 52 (32.10%) MPLS
9 52 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (31.48%) Palo Alto
11 50 (30.86%) F5
12 48 (29.63%) CCNP
12 48 (29.63%) VPN
13 47 (29.01%) CCNA
13 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
14 45 (27.78%) Network Security
15 42 (25.93%) LAN
16 34 (20.99%) DNS
17 32 (19.75%) Fortinet
18 31 (19.14%) Blue Coat
19 30 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
20 29 (17.90%) Wireless
21 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
21 28 (17.28%) Citrix
21 28 (17.28%) NetScaler
21 28 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
22 27 (16.67%) VMware
23 26 (16.05%) Cisco Nexus
24 25 (15.43%) Degree

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 (0.62%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.79%) Akamai
2 6 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (62.35%) Firewall
2 61 (37.65%) WAN
3 58 (35.80%) BGP
4 54 (33.33%) OSPF
5 52 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (32.10%) MPLS
6 48 (29.63%) VPN
7 45 (27.78%) Network Security
8 42 (25.93%) LAN
9 34 (20.99%) DNS
10 30 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (17.90%) Wireless
12 28 (17.28%) NetScaler
12 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
13 26 (16.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (14.20%) HTTP
15 22 (13.58%) DHCP
15 22 (13.58%) IPsec
15 22 (13.58%) SNMP
16 21 (12.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (8.64%) Retail
1 14 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.47%) Finance
3 2 (1.23%) Banking
3 2 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.20%) HTML
2 17 (10.49%) XML
3 7 (4.32%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
2 28 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.09%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.47%) NHS
6 3 (1.85%) Fintech
6 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.96%) Linux
2 11 (6.79%) Windows
3 10 (6.17%) Unix
4 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.43%) E-Commerce
2 23 (14.20%) Load Balancing
3 16 (9.88%) ITIL
4 15 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.02%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.41%) Network Management
7 11 (6.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 11 (6.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 10 (6.17%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.56%) Change Control
9 9 (5.56%) SIEM
10 8 (4.94%) Network Design
10 8 (4.94%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.32%) Change Management
11 7 (4.32%) DevOps
11 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.32%) Proactive Monitoring
11 7 (4.32%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.32%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.20%) Python
2 12 (7.41%) C
3 8 (4.94%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.47%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (39.51%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (29.63%) CCNP
3 47 (29.01%) CCNA
4 25 (15.43%) Degree
5 15 (9.26%) Security Cleared
6 14 (8.64%) CCIE
7 13 (8.02%) SC Cleared
8 9 (5.56%) JNCIE
9 8 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (4.94%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.70%) CCENT
10 6 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.85%) MCSA
11 3 (1.85%) MCSE
11 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.23%) CISM
12 2 (1.23%) CISSP
12 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.23%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.62%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.43%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 8 (4.94%) VMware NSX
3 7 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.47%) Firmware
4 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (4.32%) vCenter Server
1 7 (4.32%) vRealize
2 6 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.70%) Puppet
3 2 (1.23%) Cacti
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.62%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 117 (72.22%) Cisco
2 63 (38.89%) Juniper
3 53 (32.72%) CheckPoint
4 51 (31.48%) Palo Alto
5 50 (30.86%) F5
6 32 (19.75%) Fortinet
7 31 (19.14%) Blue Coat
8 28 (17.28%) Citrix
9 27 (16.67%) VMware
10 18 (11.11%) Arista
11 12 (7.41%) Riverbed
12 11 (6.79%) Meraki
13 10 (6.17%) Aruba
14 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
15 6 (3.70%) Tufin
15 6 (3.70%) Zscaler
16 5 (3.09%) Google
16 5 (3.09%) HP
17 3 (1.85%) Sophos
17 3 (1.85%) WorldPay