The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £33,375 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / North East
Rank 72 68 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.32% 1.41% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.46% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £33,375 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.00% -25.00%  
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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 603 617 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.56% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 554 524 585
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the North East

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the North East

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the North East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the North East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) POP3
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Management

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) POP3
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto