The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 83 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.89% 2.05% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.11% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 29
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 962 1045 1213
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.69% 97.21% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 738 811 976
Median salary £44,296 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
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 29 March 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
Harlow - 6 £33,000 -
Brentwood +11 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CCNP
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) VPN
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
3 11 (68.75%) BGP
3 11 (68.75%) IPsec
3 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) SSL
6 7 (43.75%) CCIE
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (37.50%) SNMP
7 6 (37.50%) Unix
7 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (37.50%) GGSN
7 6 (37.50%) SGSN
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (37.50%) HSRP
8 5 (31.25%) IMAP
8 5 (31.25%) SMTP
8 5 (31.25%) FTP
8 5 (31.25%) VoIP
8 5 (31.25%) LDAP

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 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) BGP
1 11 (68.75%) IPsec
1 11 (68.75%) OSPF
1 11 (68.75%) VPN
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) SSL
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (37.50%) GGSN
4 6 (37.50%) HSRP
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) SGSN
4 6 (37.50%) SNMP
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
5 5 (31.25%) IMAP
5 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (31.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Microservices
2 1 (6.25%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (43.75%) CCIE
5 5 (31.25%) JNCIP
6 1 (6.25%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago