The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 63 62 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.49% 3.81% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.89% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 41
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.78%  
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 Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 782 1104 915
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.38% 97.70% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 639 959 825
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Kent

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Kent

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Kent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Kent

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Dartford - 8 - -
Maidstone -14 3 - -
West Malling -1 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (94.34%) Cisco
2 48 (90.57%) Firewall
3 43 (81.13%) CheckPoint
4 37 (69.81%) Wireless
5 35 (66.04%) WAN
5 35 (66.04%) LAN
6 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
7 31 (58.49%) DHCP
7 31 (58.49%) DNS
8 30 (56.60%) Network Design
9 28 (52.83%) Mitel
9 28 (52.83%) SNMP
10 27 (50.94%) Network Security
11 19 (35.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
12 17 (32.08%) MPLS
13 16 (30.19%) 802.11
13 16 (30.19%) DPNSS
13 16 (30.19%) QSIG
13 16 (30.19%) IPsec
13 16 (30.19%) 802.1X
13 16 (30.19%) Translating Business Requirements
13 16 (30.19%) Riverbed
14 15 (28.30%) F5
15 14 (26.42%) HP
16 13 (24.53%) VMware
16 13 (24.53%) Palo Alto
17 12 (22.64%) Telepresence
17 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 12 (22.64%) IIS
1 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 48 (90.57%) Firewall
2 37 (69.81%) Wireless
3 35 (66.04%) LAN
3 35 (66.04%) WAN
4 31 (58.49%) DHCP
4 31 (58.49%) DNS
5 28 (52.83%) SNMP
6 27 (50.94%) Network Security
7 19 (35.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (32.08%) MPLS
9 16 (30.19%) 802.11
9 16 (30.19%) DPNSS
9 16 (30.19%) IPsec
9 16 (30.19%) QSIG
10 12 (22.64%) Cisco IPT
10 12 (22.64%) IP Telephony
10 12 (22.64%) Telepresence
10 12 (22.64%) WLAN
11 10 (18.87%) VPN
12 7 (13.21%) SSL
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) 802.1X
2 12 (22.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) iPad
2 3 (5.66%) iPhone
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
1 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Network Design
2 16 (30.19%) Translating Business Requirements
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Presales
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
9 1 (1.89%) Change Control
9 1 (1.89%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (1.89%) High Availability
9 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) CCNA
3 6 (11.32%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) MCSE
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CCIE
6 2 (3.77%) CCSP
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) HNC
7 1 (1.89%) HND
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 12 (22.64%) Virtual Servers
1 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Vendors
1 50 (94.34%) Cisco
2 43 (81.13%) CheckPoint
3 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
4 28 (52.83%) Mitel
5 16 (30.19%) Riverbed
6 15 (28.30%) F5
7 14 (26.42%) HP
8 13 (24.53%) Palo Alto
8 13 (24.53%) VMware
9 12 (22.64%) Blue Coat
9 12 (22.64%) Siemens
10 9 (16.98%) Fortinet
11 7 (13.21%) Juniper
12 5 (9.43%) Aruba
13 4 (7.55%) Avaya
14 3 (5.66%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (5.66%) Apple
14 3 (5.66%) LogLogic
14 3 (5.66%) Radianz
14 3 (5.66%) TippingPoint
Kent
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago