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The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

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

Network Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 76 78 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 22 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.52% 1.94% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.04% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 37
10th Percentile - £25,500 -
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,125 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% -11.76%
75th Percentile £43,250 £42,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £44,738 £43,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,415 1,076 1,087
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.83% 94.72% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 861 813
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,800
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.32% +2.50%
75th Percentile £57,625 £56,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the North East

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the North East

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham +5 20 £35,000 +19.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -9 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Northumberland - 4 £34,000 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, Network Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (92.11%) Cisco
2 34 (89.47%) WAN
2 34 (89.47%) LAN
3 32 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (84.21%) Firewall
4 31 (81.58%) CCNA
5 29 (76.32%) Wireless
6 24 (63.16%) CCNP
7 21 (55.26%) BGP
7 21 (55.26%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (52.63%) Degree
9 19 (50.00%) SolarWinds
9 19 (50.00%) DNS
9 19 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
9 19 (50.00%) DHCP
9 19 (50.00%) Palo Alto
10 18 (47.37%) SLA
10 18 (47.37%) OSPF
11 17 (44.74%) SAN
12 16 (42.11%) Ethernet
12 16 (42.11%) Load Balancing
12 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
13 15 (39.47%) Change Control
14 14 (36.84%) WAN Optimisation
14 14 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (36.84%) Junos
14 14 (36.84%) Unified Communications
14 14 (36.84%) FCoE
14 14 (36.84%) 4G
14 14 (36.84%) F5

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (2.63%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) LAN
1 34 (89.47%) WAN
2 32 (84.21%) Firewall
3 29 (76.32%) Wireless
4 21 (55.26%) BGP
4 21 (55.26%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (50.00%) DHCP
5 19 (50.00%) DNS
6 18 (47.37%) OSPF
7 17 (44.74%) SAN
8 16 (42.11%) Ethernet
9 14 (36.84%) 3G
9 14 (36.84%) DDNS
9 14 (36.84%) DSL
9 14 (36.84%) IPsec
9 14 (36.84%) ISDN
9 14 (36.84%) Junos
9 14 (36.84%) MPLS
9 14 (36.84%) SSL
9 14 (36.84%) TACACS
General
1 5 (13.16%) Social Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 14 (36.84%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
1 14 (36.84%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Load Balancing
2 15 (39.47%) Change Control
3 14 (36.84%) Adaptive Security
3 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
3 14 (36.84%) Information Management
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL
3 14 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (36.84%) Mathematics
3 14 (36.84%) Network Design
3 14 (36.84%) Operations Management
3 14 (36.84%) WAN Optimisation
3 14 (36.84%) Web Filtering
4 6 (15.79%) Network Management
5 5 (13.16%) Line Management
5 5 (13.16%) People Management
5 5 (13.16%) Strategic Thinking
6 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Development
6 3 (7.89%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (7.89%) Presales
6 3 (7.89%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (81.58%) CCNA
3 24 (63.16%) CCNP
4 20 (52.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (36.84%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 19 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 14 (36.84%) Barracuda Networks
3 14 (36.84%) F5
3 14 (36.84%) Forcepoint
3 14 (36.84%) Juniper
4 11 (28.95%) Meraki
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.26%) Aruba
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) Fortinet