The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 23 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 60 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.34% 3.08% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 3.13% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 18
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,563
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 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 655 926 1050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.05% 98.20% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 567 817 933
Median salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.62% +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 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
West Malling - 9 £47,500 - 3
Maidstone -8 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Sittingbourne -6 2 £22,500 -
Dartford +4 1 £45,000 -
Aylesford - 1 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (95.83%) Cisco
2 40 (83.33%) Firewall
3 35 (72.92%) CheckPoint
4 29 (60.42%) WAN
5 27 (56.25%) Network Security
6 26 (54.17%) F5
7 25 (52.08%) MPLS
8 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (45.83%) LAN
10 20 (41.67%) Palo Alto
11 18 (37.50%) Project Management
12 17 (35.42%) CCNA
13 16 (33.33%) VPN
13 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
14 15 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (31.25%) Fortinet
14 15 (31.25%) Wireless
15 13 (27.08%) Blue Coat
15 13 (27.08%) Presales
16 12 (25.00%) IPsec
16 12 (25.00%) SSL
16 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 12 (25.00%) CCIE
17 10 (20.83%) DNS
17 10 (20.83%) DHCP
17 10 (20.83%) Windows
17 10 (20.83%) Juniper
17 10 (20.83%) CCNP
18 9 (18.75%) BGP
18 9 (18.75%) EIGRP

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 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (83.33%) Firewall
2 29 (60.42%) WAN
3 27 (56.25%) Network Security
4 25 (52.08%) MPLS
5 22 (45.83%) LAN
6 16 (33.33%) VPN
7 15 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (31.25%) Wireless
8 12 (25.00%) IPsec
8 12 (25.00%) SSL
9 10 (20.83%) DHCP
9 10 (20.83%) DNS
10 9 (18.75%) BGP
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
11 8 (16.67%) 802.11
11 8 (16.67%) DPNSS
11 8 (16.67%) QSIG
11 8 (16.67%) SNMP
12 7 (14.58%) OSPF
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Project Management
2 13 (27.08%) Presales
3 9 (18.75%) Change Management
3 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 8 (16.67%) Network Design
4 8 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Escalation Management
7 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.08%) Change Control
9 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.08%) Process Management
9 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (35.42%) CCNA
3 12 (25.00%) CCIE
4 10 (20.83%) CCNP
5 5 (10.42%) HNC
5 5 (10.42%) HND
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE Service Provider
6 3 (6.25%) CCSP
7 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.17%) MCSA
7 2 (4.17%) MCSE
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 46 (95.83%) Cisco
2 35 (72.92%) CheckPoint
3 26 (54.17%) F5
4 20 (41.67%) Palo Alto
5 15 (31.25%) Fortinet
6 13 (27.08%) Blue Coat
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Juniper
9 8 (16.67%) Mitel
10 5 (10.42%) Aruba
10 5 (10.42%) Avaya
11 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.08%) Dell
12 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
12 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
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