Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 125 119
Rank change year-on-year +48 -6 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 32 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.29% 0.62% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.66% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 28
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -26.32% +35.71%
10th Percentile £51,250 £22,950 £30,350
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,766 £67,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1329 1960 2525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.80% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1505 1874
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,100 £26,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,339
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Essex

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Essex.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Essex

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Essex

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 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
Colchester - 28 £52,500 -
Brentwood +23 1 - -
Grays - 1 £47,500 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (96.88%) Firewall
3 30 (93.75%) CCNA
4 29 (90.63%) WAN
4 29 (90.63%) LAN
5 28 (87.50%) CheckPoint
6 27 (84.38%) DNS
7 25 (78.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (75.00%) Cacti
8 24 (75.00%) Data Centre
8 24 (75.00%) DHCP
8 24 (75.00%) FTP
8 24 (75.00%) CCNP
8 24 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
8 24 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (62.50%) VoIP
9 20 (62.50%) Meraki
10 13 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (37.50%) Network Management
12 11 (34.38%) MRTG
12 11 (34.38%) SmokePing
12 11 (34.38%) Time Management
13 7 (21.88%) ITIL
14 6 (18.75%) Automotive
14 6 (18.75%) Polycom
14 6 (18.75%) Statistics
14 6 (18.75%) Change Control
15 4 (12.50%) VPN

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) Firewall
2 29 (90.63%) LAN
2 29 (90.63%) WAN
3 27 (84.38%) DNS
4 25 (78.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
5 24 (75.00%) DHCP
5 24 (75.00%) FTP
6 20 (62.50%) VoIP
7 11 (34.38%) MRTG
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
9 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.13%) BGP
10 1 (3.13%) Broadband
10 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.13%) MPLS
10 1 (3.13%) OSPF
10 1 (3.13%) SAN
10 1 (3.13%) VSAT
General
1 6 (18.75%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (37.50%) Network Management
3 11 (34.38%) Time Management
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Change Control
5 6 (18.75%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.13%) SIEM
6 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (93.75%) CCNA
3 24 (75.00%) CCNP
3 24 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (3.13%) CCSP
5 1 (3.13%) CISM
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) SANS
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (75.00%) Cacti
2 11 (34.38%) SmokePing
3 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CME
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 20 (62.50%) Meraki
4 6 (18.75%) Polycom
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Sophos
5 1 (3.13%) VMware