Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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

Network Engineer
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.91% 0.82% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.84% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Preston median annual salary £21,000 £36,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £32,925 £23,750
90th Percentile £21,500 £39,975 £35,650
Lancashire median annual salary £36,250 £41,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -11.59% +30.16% +0.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 210 239 170
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 97.95% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 164 219 154
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,073 £22,767 £22,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Preston

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Preston

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Preston region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5