Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £48,625 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 55 103
Rank change year-on-year -1 +48 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 52 82 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.92% 4.80% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 4.89% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 63 40
Kent median annual salary £48,625 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.41% +18.06% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £22,788
90th Percentile £50,125 £58,750 £51,669
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1299 1678 2150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 98.24% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1485 1921
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
West Malling - 24 £49,000 -
Dartford -12 12 £37,500 -34.78%
Maidstone +24 8 £43,750 +2.94%
Chatham 0 1 £43,500 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (86.54%) Cisco
2 44 (84.62%) WAN
3 39 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 37 (71.15%) Firewall
5 36 (69.23%) MPLS
6 32 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (55.77%) VPN
8 27 (51.92%) CCNA
8 27 (51.92%) VLAN
9 25 (48.08%) CCNP
10 24 (46.15%) CCIE
11 23 (44.23%) Change Management
11 23 (44.23%) Load Balancing
11 23 (44.23%) F5
11 23 (44.23%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (42.31%) SolarWinds
12 22 (42.31%) ITIL
13 21 (40.38%) LAN
14 20 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (30.77%) Wireless
16 15 (28.85%) VMware
17 14 (26.92%) Aruba
18 13 (25.00%) IPsec
19 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
19 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (21.15%) 802.1X
20 11 (21.15%) DNS
20 11 (21.15%) DHCP
20 11 (21.15%) SNMP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (84.62%) WAN
2 37 (71.15%) Firewall
3 36 (69.23%) MPLS
4 29 (55.77%) VPN
5 27 (51.92%) VLAN
6 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (40.38%) LAN
8 20 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
9 16 (30.77%) Wireless
10 13 (25.00%) IPsec
11 11 (21.15%) 802.11
11 11 (21.15%) DHCP
11 11 (21.15%) DNS
11 11 (21.15%) DPNSS
11 11 (21.15%) QSIG
11 11 (21.15%) SNMP
12 10 (19.23%) Telepresence
12 10 (19.23%) WLAN
13 5 (9.62%) VoIP
13 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (11.54%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
1 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Change Management
1 23 (44.23%) Load Balancing
1 23 (44.23%) Network Monitoring
2 22 (42.31%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.77%) Network Design
5 2 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (3.85%) Data Security
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Presales
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.92%) High Availability
6 1 (1.92%) IT Strategy
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.92%) Process Management
6 1 (1.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (51.92%) CCNA
3 25 (48.08%) CCNP
4 24 (46.15%) CCIE
5 3 (5.77%) CCDA
6 2 (3.85%) CCSA
6 2 (3.85%) HNC
6 2 (3.85%) HND
6 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (19.23%) ProxySG
2 10 (19.23%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (86.54%) Cisco
2 39 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 23 (44.23%) F5
4 22 (42.31%) SolarWinds
5 15 (28.85%) VMware
6 14 (26.92%) Aruba
7 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.23%) Blue Coat
8 10 (19.23%) HP
8 10 (19.23%) ProCurve
8 10 (19.23%) Riverbed
9 8 (15.38%) Palo Alto
10 6 (11.54%) Juniper
11 4 (7.69%) Avaya
12 2 (3.85%) Dell
12 2 (3.85%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.92%) Apple
13 1 (1.92%) Capita
13 1 (1.92%) Citrix
13 1 (1.92%) Mitel