Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 78 144
Rank change year-on-year -62 +66 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 77 164 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.77% 3.67% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.78% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 74 151 94
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,750 £31,475
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £60,500
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.06% -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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4219 4335 5224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3629 4284
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
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 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Watford -27 14 £37,500 -23.08% 1
Hemel Hempstead -44 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Hatfield - 7 £52,500 -
Stevenage -3 4 £38,000 +46.15%
Potters Bar - 3 £25,500 - 1
St Albans +1 2 £35,000 -50.00%
Letchworth - 2 - -
Cheshunt - 1 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (79.22%) Cisco
1 61 (79.22%) Firewall
2 44 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 43 (55.84%) OSPF
3 43 (55.84%) BGP
4 39 (50.65%) MPLS
5 36 (46.75%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (45.45%) E-Commerce
7 34 (44.16%) Citrix
8 32 (41.56%) VPN
9 31 (40.26%) CheckPoint
10 30 (38.96%) F5
11 29 (37.66%) LAN
12 27 (35.06%) WAN
12 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (35.06%) Cisco IOS
12 27 (35.06%) Palo Alto
13 25 (32.47%) NetScaler
13 25 (32.47%) Fortinet
14 24 (31.17%) Network Security
14 24 (31.17%) Juniper
14 24 (31.17%) HTML
15 22 (28.57%) HTTP
15 22 (28.57%) VMware
16 21 (27.27%) DNS
17 20 (25.97%) CCNA
18 18 (23.38%) CCNP
19 15 (19.48%) Blue Coat
19 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (18.18%) VLAN

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 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) nginx
2 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Akamai
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (79.22%) Firewall
2 43 (55.84%) BGP
2 43 (55.84%) OSPF
3 39 (50.65%) MPLS
4 36 (46.75%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (41.56%) VPN
6 29 (37.66%) LAN
7 27 (35.06%) Cisco IOS
7 27 (35.06%) WAN
8 25 (32.47%) NetScaler
9 24 (31.17%) Network Security
10 22 (28.57%) HTTP
11 21 (27.27%) DNS
12 14 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 14 (18.18%) VLAN
13 13 (16.88%) IPsec
14 12 (15.58%) DWDM
14 12 (15.58%) GLBP
14 12 (15.58%) IGRP
15 8 (10.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Big Data
General
1 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) HTML
2 12 (15.58%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 44 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) CentOS
4 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 12 (15.58%) Analytics
2 12 (15.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 12 (15.58%) SIEM
2 12 (15.58%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 10 (12.99%) Network Design
4 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.09%) ITIL
6 5 (6.49%) Change Control
6 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.19%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (5.19%) Fault Management
7 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.19%) Service Design
8 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.30%) DevOps
10 1 (1.30%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) C#
1 2 (2.60%) Java
1 2 (2.60%) PHP
2 1 (1.30%) C
2 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.97%) CCNA
3 18 (23.38%) CCNP
4 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) BC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) CCSA
7 3 (3.90%) MCSA
7 3 (3.90%) MCSE
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.30%) CCIE
9 1 (1.30%) Degree
9 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Docker
3 2 (2.60%) Postfix
3 2 (2.60%) PowerDNS
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Ansible
1 2 (2.60%) Cacti
1 2 (2.60%) Nagios
1 2 (2.60%) Opsview
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
1 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (79.22%) Cisco
2 34 (44.16%) Citrix
3 31 (40.26%) CheckPoint
4 30 (38.96%) F5
5 27 (35.06%) Palo Alto
6 25 (32.47%) Fortinet
7 24 (31.17%) Juniper
8 22 (28.57%) VMware
9 15 (19.48%) Blue Coat
10 12 (15.58%) Arista
11 10 (12.99%) Riverbed
12 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
13 4 (5.19%) HP
14 3 (3.90%) Aruba
15 2 (2.60%) Acronis
15 2 (2.60%) Avaya
15 2 (2.60%) Polycom
15 2 (2.60%) Veeam
16 1 (1.30%) Brocade
16 1 (1.30%) Mitel