Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 156 158
Rank change year-on-year -39 +2 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 159 239 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.34% 1.92% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.99% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 146 197 216
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £71,250 £59,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - -1.10% +1.11%

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 11,436 12,036 14,335
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.83% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,373 9,911 11,863
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,675
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 20 January 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 January 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 -36 85 £52,500 +23.53% 12
Cambridgeshire -31 31 £36,000 -21.74% 2
Essex +26 18 £52,500 -1.12% 2
Bedfordshire +9 12 £34,000 -38.18% 2
Suffolk +7 9 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Norfolk +13 4 £35,000 +9.38% 3
East Anglia - 1 £30,000 - 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 January 2018, 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.

1 134 (84.28%) Cisco
2 107 (67.30%) Firewall
3 83 (52.20%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (48.43%) LAN
5 72 (45.28%) WAN
6 71 (44.65%) CheckPoint
7 70 (44.03%) Cisco ASA
8 67 (42.14%) CCNA
8 67 (42.14%) Data Centre
9 56 (35.22%) BGP
10 54 (33.96%) OSPF
11 48 (30.19%) MPLS
11 48 (30.19%) CCNP
11 48 (30.19%) VPN
11 48 (30.19%) Cisco IOS
12 45 (28.30%) F5
13 42 (26.42%) Citrix
14 41 (25.79%) DNS
14 41 (25.79%) Network Security
15 39 (24.53%) E-Commerce
16 33 (20.75%) Juniper
16 33 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (20.13%) NetScaler
18 31 (19.50%) Palo Alto
18 31 (19.50%) Fortinet
18 31 (19.50%) VMware
19 29 (18.24%) HTTP
20 28 (17.61%) VoIP
20 28 (17.61%) HTML
21 25 (15.72%) VLAN

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 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Akamai
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (67.30%) Firewall
2 77 (48.43%) LAN
3 72 (45.28%) WAN
4 70 (44.03%) Cisco ASA
5 56 (35.22%) BGP
6 54 (33.96%) OSPF
7 48 (30.19%) Cisco IOS
7 48 (30.19%) MPLS
7 48 (30.19%) VPN
8 41 (25.79%) DNS
8 41 (25.79%) Network Security
9 33 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (20.13%) NetScaler
11 29 (18.24%) HTTP
12 28 (17.61%) VoIP
13 25 (15.72%) VLAN
14 23 (14.47%) EIGRP
15 20 (12.58%) DHCP
16 18 (11.32%) DWDM
16 18 (11.32%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.26%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.63%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) MS Access
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.89%) Automotive
3 2 (1.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.26%) Legal
3 2 (1.26%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) German Language
4 1 (0.63%) Local Government
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.61%) HTML
2 18 (11.32%) XML
3 3 (1.89%) Web Services
3 3 (1.89%) XMPP
4 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 67 (42.14%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.52%) Fintech
4 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.26%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.63%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.95%) Windows
2 14 (8.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.40%) Linux
4 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.53%) E-Commerce
2 22 (13.84%) ITIL
3 15 (9.43%) Network Management
4 14 (8.81%) Network Design
5 11 (6.92%) Analytics
5 11 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (6.92%) SIEM
6 10 (6.29%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 10 (6.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 8 (5.03%) Service Design
8 7 (4.40%) Fault Management
8 7 (4.40%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.77%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.14%) Time Management
11 4 (2.52%) Change Control
11 4 (2.52%) Migration
11 4 (2.52%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.52%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.52%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.26%) C
1 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.63%) C++
2 1 (0.63%) Perl
2 1 (0.63%) Python
2 1 (0.63%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (52.20%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (42.14%) CCNA
3 48 (30.19%) CCNP
4 15 (9.43%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.14%) CCSA
8 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.89%) CCENT
9 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.89%) MCSA
9 3 (1.89%) MCSE
10 2 (1.26%) CCIE
10 2 (1.26%) CCSE
10 2 (1.26%) Degree
10 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.63%) CISM
11 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.26%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) Cacti
2 5 (3.14%) SmokePing
3 4 (2.52%) TrustSec
4 3 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco CME
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 134 (84.28%) Cisco
2 71 (44.65%) CheckPoint
3 45 (28.30%) F5
4 42 (26.42%) Citrix
5 33 (20.75%) Juniper
6 31 (19.50%) Fortinet
6 31 (19.50%) Palo Alto
6 31 (19.50%) VMware
7 18 (11.32%) Arista
8 15 (9.43%) Blue Coat
9 13 (8.18%) Meraki
10 11 (6.92%) Riverbed
11 8 (5.03%) Microsoft
12 4 (2.52%) Avaya
12 4 (2.52%) Sophos
12 4 (2.52%) WorldPay
13 3 (1.89%) HP
13 3 (1.89%) Polycom
14 2 (1.26%) Cerner
14 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds