The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 24 35 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.63% 1.92% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 1.95% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% +41.66%  
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 Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 175 205 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.69% 98.56% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126 188 149
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,475 £55,000 £65,000
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 Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Shropshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Shropshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Shropshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Shropshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Telford 0 10 £34,000 -26.88%
Shrewsbury - 1 £23,500 -
Network Engineer
West Midlands

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Shropshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) WAN
3 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Unix
5 11 (50.00%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) DHCP
5 11 (50.00%) VPN
5 11 (50.00%) DNS
5 11 (50.00%) CCNA
5 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) Nagios
5 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (50.00%) IP Telephony
5 11 (50.00%) Brocade
5 11 (50.00%) VPLS
5 11 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 11 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (45.45%) CCNP
7 9 (40.91%) BGP
7 9 (40.91%) Wireless
7 9 (40.91%) IPv4
8 8 (36.36%) Problem Management

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
3 11 (50.00%) DHCP
3 11 (50.00%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 11 (50.00%) MPLS
3 11 (50.00%) VPLS
3 11 (50.00%) VPN
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (40.91%) BGP
5 9 (40.91%) IPv4
5 9 (40.91%) Wireless
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (31.82%) IPv6
6 7 (31.82%) NX-OS
6 7 (31.82%) OSPF
6 7 (31.82%) SNMP
6 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
6 7 (31.82%) VLAN
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCNA
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCDA
4 2 (9.09%) CCDP
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) pfSense
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Brocade
2 11 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 11 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 11 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Aruba
3 7 (31.82%) Ubiquiti
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto