The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 63 126
Rank change year-on-year -36 +63  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 43 87 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.07% 3.81% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 3.96% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 40
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £60,750 £61,250
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2199 2784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.19% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7702 8045 12357
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Watford -15 11 £45,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hatfield - 3 £52,500 -
Letchworth - 2 - -
St Albans +2 1 £35,000 +32.07%
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (68.57%) Cisco
2 46 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (65.71%) Firewall
3 34 (48.57%) CCNA
3 34 (48.57%) WAN
3 34 (48.57%) LAN
4 26 (37.14%) CheckPoint
4 26 (37.14%) BGP
5 25 (35.71%) CCNP
6 24 (34.29%) SLA
6 24 (34.29%) MPLS
7 23 (32.86%) VPN
8 22 (31.43%) OSPF
9 21 (30.00%) Palo Alto
10 20 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 18 (25.71%) Change Control
12 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
12 17 (24.29%) Citrix
12 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
12 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
12 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (22.86%) Network Security
13 16 (22.86%) Problem Management
13 16 (22.86%) BC Cleared
13 16 (22.86%) Asset Management
13 16 (22.86%) Incident Management
13 16 (22.86%) ITIL
13 16 (22.86%) Wireless
14 15 (21.43%) NetScaler

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Akamai
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (65.71%) Firewall
2 34 (48.57%) LAN
2 34 (48.57%) WAN
3 26 (37.14%) BGP
4 24 (34.29%) MPLS
5 23 (32.86%) VPN
6 22 (31.43%) OSPF
7 20 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (22.86%) Network Security
9 16 (22.86%) Wireless
10 15 (21.43%) NetScaler
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco Wireless
11 13 (18.57%) EIGRP
12 12 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (15.71%) HTTP
14 10 (14.29%) DNS
14 10 (14.29%) DWDM
15 9 (12.86%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (11.43%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
1 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Change Control
2 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
3 16 (22.86%) Asset Management
3 16 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 16 (22.86%) ITIL
3 16 (22.86%) Problem Management
4 8 (11.43%) Change Management
5 6 (8.57%) Analytics
5 6 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (8.57%) SIEM
5 6 (8.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (7.14%) Migration
6 5 (7.14%) Network Design
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.29%) Network Management
9 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.86%) ITSM
9 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (48.57%) CCNA
3 25 (35.71%) CCNP
4 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
5 16 (22.86%) BC Cleared
6 7 (10.00%) CCIE
7 5 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) CCSE
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (68.57%) Cisco
2 26 (37.14%) CheckPoint
3 21 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 17 (24.29%) Citrix
5 13 (18.57%) Fortinet
6 11 (15.71%) VMware
7 10 (14.29%) F5
8 8 (11.43%) Huawei
8 8 (11.43%) Juniper
9 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 7 (10.00%) Riverbed
10 6 (8.57%) Arista
11 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.29%) Aruba
12 3 (4.29%) HP
13 2 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (2.86%) Meraki
13 2 (2.86%) Ubiquiti
14 1 (1.43%) AppSense
14 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago