The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 24 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 80 69
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 24 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.46% 0.54% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 0.56% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 11
Median salary £50,000 - £39,500
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 Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 668 716 769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.25% 96.76% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 564 637 663
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,900 £57,500 £65,000
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 Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Oxford

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Oxford

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) BGP
3 18 (62.07%) Juniper
4 14 (48.28%) VPN
5 12 (41.38%) DNS
6 10 (34.48%) Firewall
6 10 (34.48%) WAN
7 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (31.03%) Palo Alto
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (27.59%) HSRP
8 8 (27.59%) Network Security
8 8 (27.59%) CCIE
8 8 (27.59%) CCNP
8 8 (27.59%) VoIP
8 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
8 8 (27.59%) OSPF
9 7 (24.14%) VRRP
9 7 (24.14%) IPsec
9 7 (24.14%) Network Design
9 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) MPLS
9 7 (24.14%) High Availability
10 6 (20.69%) SCOM
10 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) Converged Networks

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) BGP
2 14 (48.28%) VPN
3 12 (41.38%) DNS
4 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) WAN
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
6 8 (27.59%) HSRP
6 8 (27.59%) Network Security
6 8 (27.59%) OSPF
6 8 (27.59%) VoIP
7 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
7 7 (24.14%) IPsec
7 7 (24.14%) MPLS
7 7 (24.14%) VRRP
8 6 (20.69%) Converged Networks
9 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) VMS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) High Availability
1 7 (24.14%) Network Design
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
3 5 (17.24%) Service Design
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
3 5 (17.24%) Web Filtering
4 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Task Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
7 1 (3.45%) Biometrics
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) Python
1 3 (10.34%) Ruby
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCIE
2 8 (27.59%) CCNP
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CCMSE
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCSA
4 1 (3.45%) CCSE
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Nagios
1 6 (20.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) Juniper
3 9 (31.03%) Palo Alto
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
5 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) VMware