The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 81 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.83% 1.40% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 1.46% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 7
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,600 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £45,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 956 1228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.41% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 769 779 971
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Colchester +7 12 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £28,000 -
Brentwood +5 3 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £41,500 -
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 29 (78.38%) Cisco
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (64.86%) CCNA
3 23 (62.16%) Firewall
4 21 (56.76%) CCNP
5 20 (54.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (45.95%) Data Centre
6 17 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
7 16 (43.24%) VoIP
8 15 (40.54%) WAN
8 15 (40.54%) LAN
8 15 (40.54%) DHCP
8 15 (40.54%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) VPN
9 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (29.73%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (27.03%) CCIE
10 10 (27.03%) OSPF
10 10 (27.03%) BGP
11 9 (24.32%) FTP
11 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
11 9 (24.32%) Unix
11 9 (24.32%) Windows
11 9 (24.32%) IPsec
11 9 (24.32%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (24.32%) Meraki
11 9 (24.32%) Cacti
12 8 (21.62%) Linux
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (43.24%) VoIP
5 15 (40.54%) DHCP
5 15 (40.54%) DNS
5 15 (40.54%) LAN
5 15 (40.54%) WAN
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (29.73%) VPN
7 10 (27.03%) BGP
7 10 (27.03%) OSPF
8 9 (24.32%) FTP
8 9 (24.32%) IPsec
8 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) GGSN
9 6 (16.22%) HSRP
9 6 (16.22%) SGSN
9 6 (16.22%) SNMP
10 4 (10.81%) MRTG
General
1 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Unix
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
3 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
3 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.51%) Network Management
4 3 (8.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.11%) Statistics
4 3 (8.11%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Privacy
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Multichannel Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (64.86%) CCNA
3 21 (56.76%) CCNP
4 10 (27.03%) CCIE
5 9 (24.32%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCIE Service Provider
6 2 (5.41%) CCSP
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Cacti
2 4 (10.81%) SmokePing
3 3 (8.11%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
3 9 (24.32%) Meraki
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Apple
6 3 (8.11%) Polycom
6 3 (8.11%) WatchGuard
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade
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