Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 136 190
Rank change year-on-year -37 +54 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 198 275 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.65% 2.07% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.15% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 170 245 196
East of England median annual salary £46,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,875
% change year-on-year +2.22% -1.91% +7.94%

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 11615 12780 14844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.38% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9545 10605 12296
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -67 77 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 41 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Essex +46 37 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Bedfordshire +18 21 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Suffolk +3 16 £40,000 +14.29%
Norfolk +20 5 £35,000 -12.50%
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 17 November 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.

1 166 (83.84%) Cisco
2 151 (76.26%) Firewall
3 116 (58.59%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (52.02%) LAN
4 103 (52.02%) CheckPoint
5 99 (50.00%) WAN
6 96 (48.48%) CCNA
7 81 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
8 78 (39.39%) Data Centre
9 68 (34.34%) CCNP
10 59 (29.80%) DNS
11 57 (28.79%) Network Security
12 56 (28.28%) Cisco IOS
13 53 (26.77%) VoIP
14 51 (25.76%) BGP
15 50 (25.25%) OSPF
16 46 (23.23%) F5
16 46 (23.23%) Cisco Nexus
17 45 (22.73%) MPLS
17 45 (22.73%) VPN
18 39 (19.70%) E-Commerce
19 38 (19.19%) DHCP
20 35 (17.68%) Juniper
21 34 (17.17%) Citrix
21 34 (17.17%) Network Management
22 33 (16.67%) Fortinet
23 31 (15.66%) ITIL
24 30 (15.15%) FTP
24 30 (15.15%) Network+ Certification
25 29 (14.65%) Cacti

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 9 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.01%) nginx
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.05%) Akamai
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (76.26%) Firewall
2 103 (52.02%) LAN
3 99 (50.00%) WAN
4 81 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
5 59 (29.80%) DNS
6 57 (28.79%) Network Security
7 56 (28.28%) Cisco IOS
8 53 (26.77%) VoIP
9 51 (25.76%) BGP
10 50 (25.25%) OSPF
11 46 (23.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 45 (22.73%) MPLS
12 45 (22.73%) VPN
13 38 (19.19%) DHCP
14 30 (15.15%) FTP
15 25 (12.63%) NetScaler
16 23 (11.62%) HTTP
16 23 (11.62%) TCP/IP
17 21 (10.61%) Wireless
18 18 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) Big Data
1 1 (0.51%) MS Access
1 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.04%) Retail
3 7 (3.54%) Automotive
4 4 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (1.01%) Finance
5 2 (1.01%) Games
5 2 (1.01%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) HTML
2 12 (6.06%) XML
3 2 (1.01%) Apache Axis
4 1 (0.51%) Flash
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.01%) CCTV
5 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.51%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) Fintech
6 1 (0.51%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.14%) Windows
2 17 (8.59%) Linux
2 17 (8.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.52%) CentOS
3 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.01%) Unix
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.70%) E-Commerce
2 34 (17.17%) Network Management
3 31 (15.66%) ITIL
4 18 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (7.58%) Change Control
6 14 (7.07%) Network Design
7 13 (6.57%) Analytics
7 13 (6.57%) SIEM
7 13 (6.57%) Time Management
8 12 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 12 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 8 (4.04%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.04%) Service Design
9 8 (4.04%) Statistics
10 7 (3.54%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.54%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.53%) Data Architecture
11 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.02%) SQL
2 2 (1.01%) C
2 2 (1.01%) C#
2 2 (1.01%) Java
2 2 (1.01%) PHP
2 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.51%) C++
3 1 (0.51%) Perl
3 1 (0.51%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (58.59%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (48.48%) CCNA
3 68 (34.34%) CCNP
4 30 (15.15%) Network+ Certification
5 16 (8.08%) CCSA
6 14 (7.07%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.02%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.02%) CCDP
9 4 (2.02%) Degree
9 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.52%) CCIE
10 3 (1.52%) CCSE
10 3 (1.52%) MCSA
10 3 (1.52%) MCSE
11 2 (1.01%) CCENT
11 2 (1.01%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.01%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.01%) Docker
4 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.01%) Postfix
4 2 (1.01%) PowerDNS
4 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.01%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (14.65%) Cacti
2 13 (6.57%) SmokePing
3 8 (4.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.02%) Cisco CME
4 4 (2.02%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.02%) TrustSec
5 3 (1.52%) SCCM
5 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.01%) Ansible
6 2 (1.01%) Nagios
6 2 (1.01%) Opsview
7 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.51%) SCOM
7 1 (0.51%) vRealize
7 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 166 (83.84%) Cisco
2 103 (52.02%) CheckPoint
3 46 (23.23%) F5
4 35 (17.68%) Juniper
5 34 (17.17%) Citrix
6 33 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 29 (14.65%) Meraki
8 28 (14.14%) VMware
9 27 (13.64%) Palo Alto
10 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
11 15 (7.58%) Blue Coat
12 12 (6.06%) Arista
13 11 (5.56%) Avaya
14 10 (5.05%) Polycom
14 10 (5.05%) Riverbed
15 5 (2.53%) HP
16 4 (2.02%) Sophos
17 3 (1.52%) Aruba
18 2 (1.01%) Acronis
18 2 (1.01%) NetApp