The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 112 142
Rank change year-on-year -49 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 85 190 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.38% 2.55% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.65% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 67 126 104
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5933 7170 7386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.10% 96.29% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4735 5807 5957
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -8 28 £49,250 +21.60% 6
Hertfordshire -56 27 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Bedfordshire +22 16 £42,500 -5.55%
Essex +2 9 £33,000 -22.35% 2
Norfolk -10 3 £50,000 +108.33%
Suffolk +23 2 £38,500 +54.00%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 152 (74.88%) Cisco
2 139 (68.47%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (54.19%) Firewall
4 100 (49.26%) LAN
5 95 (46.80%) WAN
6 93 (45.81%) CCNP
7 75 (36.95%) CCNA
8 63 (31.03%) BGP
9 57 (28.08%) CheckPoint
10 56 (27.59%) OSPF
11 53 (26.11%) Network Security
12 44 (21.67%) VPN
13 43 (21.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (20.20%) Windows
15 40 (19.70%) Wireless
16 39 (19.21%) TCP/IP
17 36 (17.73%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (17.24%) Microsoft
19 34 (16.75%) ITIL
20 33 (16.26%) Linux
20 33 (16.26%) Data Centre
21 29 (14.29%) MS Visio
21 29 (14.29%) CCIE
21 29 (14.29%) Network Management
21 29 (14.29%) CCSA
22 28 (13.79%) Telecoms
23 27 (13.30%) SLA
23 27 (13.30%) Spanning Tree
24 26 (12.81%) Juniper
24 26 (12.81%) Load Balancing

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 8 (3.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.97%) Apache
2 4 (1.97%) IIS
2 4 (1.97%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.94%) MS Office
4 2 (0.99%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) IaaS
1 4 (1.97%) Office 365
1 4 (1.97%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 110 (54.19%) Firewall
2 100 (49.26%) LAN
3 95 (46.80%) WAN
4 63 (31.03%) BGP
5 56 (27.59%) OSPF
6 53 (26.11%) Network Security
7 44 (21.67%) VPN
8 43 (21.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 40 (19.70%) Wireless
10 39 (19.21%) TCP/IP
11 36 (17.73%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (13.30%) Spanning Tree
13 23 (11.33%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (10.84%) DNS
15 19 (9.36%) IPsec
16 18 (8.87%) Cisco Wireless
17 16 (7.88%) MPLS
18 12 (5.91%) EIGRP
18 12 (5.91%) FTP
18 12 (5.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (2.46%) Retail
3 3 (1.48%) Advertising
3 3 (1.48%) Finance
4 2 (0.99%) Military
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.42%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.46%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.99%) CCTV
6 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.20%) Windows
2 33 (16.26%) Linux
3 13 (6.40%) Unix
4 9 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) Debian
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.75%) ITIL
2 29 (14.29%) Network Management
3 26 (12.81%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.34%) Change Control
5 20 (9.85%) Incident Management
6 17 (8.37%) Problem Management
7 16 (7.88%) Migration
8 15 (7.39%) Asset Management
9 13 (6.40%) Change Management
10 9 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.43%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.43%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.94%) Adaptive Security
11 8 (3.94%) Network Design
12 7 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.46%) Data Analysis
13 5 (2.46%) Presales
13 5 (2.46%) Test Management
14 4 (1.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.42%) Python
2 8 (3.94%) Perl
3 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.48%) C++
4 3 (1.48%) SQL
5 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) C
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (68.47%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (45.81%) CCNP
3 75 (36.95%) CCNA
4 29 (14.29%) CCIE
4 29 (14.29%) CCSA
5 22 (10.84%) CCSE
6 18 (8.87%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.37%) CCDP
7 17 (8.37%) Degree
8 12 (5.91%) BC Cleared
9 8 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.46%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.97%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.48%) CISSP
12 3 (1.48%) MCP
12 3 (1.48%) MCSE
13 2 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.30%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) iptables
4 1 (0.49%) pfSense
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.48%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 152 (74.88%) Cisco
2 57 (28.08%) CheckPoint
3 35 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 26 (12.81%) Juniper
5 21 (10.34%) F5
6 19 (9.36%) Palo Alto
7 13 (6.40%) Avaya
7 13 (6.40%) VMware
8 10 (4.93%) HP
9 7 (3.45%) Huawei
10 5 (2.46%) Citrix
11 4 (1.97%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.97%) Nortel
11 4 (1.97%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.48%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.48%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.48%) Symantec
12 3 (1.48%) TippingPoint
13 2 (0.99%) Apple
13 2 (0.99%) Ruckus Wireless
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