Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 173 138
Rank change year-on-year +6 -35 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 188 212 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 1.83% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.89% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 139 185 239
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +8.24% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -

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 10,167 11,246 12,712
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.09% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,744 9,273 10,596
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,814 £26,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +37 102 £45,000 -21.74% 13
Cambridgeshire +40 63 £35,000 -6.67% 11
Essex -6 11 £36,500 -30.48% 4
Suffolk -8 7 £33,000 -14.29% 1
Norfolk +12 3 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -13 2 £34,528 +25.55% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 129 (68.62%) Cisco
2 105 (55.85%) Firewall
3 103 (54.79%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (40.43%) CCNA
5 75 (39.89%) Juniper
6 72 (38.30%) CCNP
7 68 (36.17%) WAN
8 58 (30.85%) LAN
8 58 (30.85%) CheckPoint
9 54 (28.72%) TCP/IP
10 47 (25.00%) Network Security
11 44 (23.40%) Palo Alto
12 42 (22.34%) BGP
13 41 (21.81%) Degree
13 41 (21.81%) F5
14 38 (20.21%) Wireless
14 38 (20.21%) OSPF
15 35 (18.62%) VPN
15 35 (18.62%) Fortinet
16 34 (18.09%) MPLS
17 33 (17.55%) VMware
17 33 (17.55%) DNS
18 28 (14.89%) VoIP
19 25 (13.30%) DHCP
19 25 (13.30%) Data Centre
20 24 (12.77%) Windows
21 23 (12.23%) VLAN
21 23 (12.23%) Cisco ASA
21 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (11.70%) Linux

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 5 (2.66%) Apache
1 5 (2.66%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.66%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.79%) Office 365
2 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.13%) OpenDNS
3 1 (0.53%) Akamai
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (55.85%) Firewall
2 68 (36.17%) WAN
3 58 (30.85%) LAN
4 54 (28.72%) TCP/IP
5 47 (25.00%) Network Security
6 42 (22.34%) BGP
7 38 (20.21%) OSPF
7 38 (20.21%) Wireless
8 35 (18.62%) VPN
9 34 (18.09%) MPLS
10 33 (17.55%) DNS
11 28 (14.89%) VoIP
12 25 (13.30%) DHCP
13 23 (12.23%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (12.23%) VLAN
14 20 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (9.57%) Wireshark
16 17 (9.04%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (9.04%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (8.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 13 (6.91%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.38%) Finance
3 6 (3.19%) Marketing
3 6 (3.19%) Retail
4 5 (2.66%) Advertising
5 2 (1.06%) Back Office
5 2 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) HTML
2 7 (3.72%) XML
3 5 (2.66%) .NET
3 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.66%) LAMP
3 5 (2.66%) LDAP
3 5 (2.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.66%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.06%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.06%) Handset
9 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.77%) Windows
2 22 (11.70%) Linux
3 11 (5.85%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.72%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.60%) Unix
9 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (9.04%) Load Balancing
3 15 (7.98%) Network Management
4 14 (7.45%) ITIL
4 14 (7.45%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.38%) Network Design
6 11 (5.85%) Build Automation
6 11 (5.85%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.32%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (4.79%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.26%) Change Management
10 7 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.72%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.72%) Open Source
11 6 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.04%) Python
2 10 (5.32%) C
3 8 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.19%) SQL
5 5 (2.66%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.66%) PHP
5 5 (2.66%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 103 (54.79%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (40.43%) CCNA
3 72 (38.30%) CCNP
4 41 (21.81%) Degree
5 17 (9.04%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.98%) CCIE
7 13 (6.91%) JNCIA
8 12 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.32%) CCENT
10 9 (4.79%) CCSA
11 8 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (4.26%) JNCIE
12 7 (3.72%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.66%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.66%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (2.13%) CISSP
14 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.60%) CCSE
16 2 (1.06%) MCSA
16 2 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.11%) SLA
2 10 (5.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (3.19%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.66%) QA
5 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.06%) SAS 70
System Software
1 21 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.98%) ProxySG
3 12 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.66%) Firmware
6 3 (1.60%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (6.91%) Cacti
1 13 (6.91%) Nagios
2 10 (5.32%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.66%) Nessus
4 4 (2.13%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (1.60%) Observium
5 3 (1.60%) RANCID
6 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.53%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.53%) SCCM
7 1 (0.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 129 (68.62%) Cisco
2 75 (39.89%) Juniper
3 58 (30.85%) CheckPoint
4 44 (23.40%) Palo Alto
5 41 (21.81%) F5
6 35 (18.62%) Fortinet
7 33 (17.55%) VMware
8 20 (10.64%) Blue Coat
9 17 (9.04%) Meraki
10 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
11 12 (6.38%) Citrix
12 9 (4.79%) Mitel
13 8 (4.26%) HP
14 7 (3.72%) Arista
14 7 (3.72%) Veeam
15 6 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (2.66%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.66%) WatchGuard
17 4 (2.13%) Aruba
17 4 (2.13%) SolarWinds