The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 123 117
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 452 490 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.10% 2.67% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.76% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 409 433 497
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14100 17771 20746
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.65% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51721 74610 83636
South East median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the South East

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the South East

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the South East

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Berkshire +8 146 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Surrey +19 87 £45,000 -1.63% 3
Hampshire +1 82 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Oxfordshire +79 76 £50,000 +85.18% 3
Kent +5 27 £45,000 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire -15 27 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Sussex -14 8 £47,500 - 2
East Sussex +12 6 £37,500 -21.05%
Middlesex +4 2 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 776 (77.68%) Cisco
2 655 (65.57%) Cisco Certification
3 588 (58.86%) Firewall
4 498 (49.85%) CCNP
5 389 (38.94%) Juniper
6 306 (30.63%) Cisco ASA
7 288 (28.83%) BGP
7 288 (28.83%) WAN
8 287 (28.73%) MPLS
9 280 (28.03%) CCNA
10 269 (26.93%) VPN
11 264 (26.43%) OSPF
12 248 (24.82%) LAN
13 234 (23.42%) Data Centre
14 225 (22.52%) F5
15 206 (20.62%) Palo Alto
16 196 (19.62%) Wireless
17 191 (19.12%) Linux
18 184 (18.42%) CheckPoint
18 184 (18.42%) Network Design
19 166 (16.62%) Cisco Nexus
20 162 (16.22%) Network Security
21 161 (16.12%) CCIE
22 158 (15.82%) Windows
23 152 (15.22%) DNS
24 140 (14.01%) ITIL
25 132 (13.21%) Security Cleared
26 126 (12.61%) VoIP
27 121 (12.11%) DHCP
28 120 (12.01%) Load Balancing

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 12 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.60%) IIS
3 5 (0.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.30%) Apache
5 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.30%) nginx
6 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 18 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.80%) Office 365
4 7 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.30%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 588 (58.86%) Firewall
2 306 (30.63%) Cisco ASA
3 288 (28.83%) BGP
3 288 (28.83%) WAN
4 287 (28.73%) MPLS
5 269 (26.93%) VPN
6 264 (26.43%) OSPF
7 248 (24.82%) LAN
8 196 (19.62%) Wireless
9 166 (16.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 162 (16.22%) Network Security
11 152 (15.22%) DNS
12 126 (12.61%) VoIP
13 121 (12.11%) DHCP
14 119 (11.91%) TCP/IP
15 110 (11.01%) VLAN
16 105 (10.51%) IPsec
17 82 (8.21%) Ethernet
18 78 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
19 70 (7.01%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.40%) Big Data
4 3 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.30%) MySQL
4 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.20%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.10%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (0.80%) GCC
1 8 (0.80%) GDB
1 8 (0.80%) Subversion
1 8 (0.80%) Trac
2 4 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 99 (9.91%) Telecoms
2 54 (5.41%) Finance
3 27 (2.70%) Retail
4 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 9 (0.90%) Electronics
6 8 (0.80%) Marketing
7 4 (0.40%) Advertising
8 3 (0.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.10%) Banking
10 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.30%) Web Services
3 12 (1.20%) REST
4 11 (1.10%) CSS
5 9 (0.90%) HTML
6 8 (0.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (0.80%) STL
7 3 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.30%) Kafka
7 3 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.30%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.20%) WAP
9 1 (0.10%) CGI
9 1 (0.10%) COM
9 1 (0.10%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.10%) Keras
9 1 (0.10%) SAX
9 1 (0.10%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.10%) Theano
9 1 (0.10%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 234 (23.42%) Data Centre
2 43 (4.30%) Driving Licence
3 27 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.10%) Smartphone
5 20 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.60%) PKI
8 10 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (0.60%) Clustering
10 5 (0.50%) CCTV
11 4 (0.40%) IVR
11 4 (0.40%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.40%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.30%) e-Health
12 3 (0.30%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.30%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.30%) Wiki
13 2 (0.20%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 191 (19.12%) Linux
2 158 (15.82%) Windows
3 86 (8.61%) Unix
4 55 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 40 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.20%) Android
8 16 (1.60%) CentOS
9 7 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.20%) SUSE
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (18.42%) Network Design
2 140 (14.01%) ITIL
3 120 (12.01%) Load Balancing
4 94 (9.41%) Presales
5 67 (6.71%) Network Management
6 56 (5.61%) Change Management
7 52 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
8 45 (4.50%) Service Delivery
9 44 (4.40%) Customer Requirements
10 41 (4.10%) Cybersecurity
11 40 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
12 38 (3.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 37 (3.70%) Project Management
14 30 (3.00%) High Availability
15 24 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (2.20%) Change Control
16 22 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
16 22 (2.20%) Mentoring
17 19 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (1.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.20%) Perl
2 29 (2.90%) C
3 19 (1.90%) Python
4 18 (1.80%) SQL
5 12 (1.20%) C++
6 11 (1.10%) Java
7 8 (0.80%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.60%) R
10 4 (0.40%) Ruby
11 3 (0.30%) VBScript
12 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 655 (65.57%) Cisco Certification
2 498 (49.85%) CCNP
3 280 (28.03%) CCNA
4 161 (16.12%) CCIE
5 132 (13.21%) Security Cleared
6 75 (7.51%) SC Cleared
7 62 (6.21%) DV Cleared
8 60 (6.01%) JNCIA
9 41 (4.10%) JNCIS
10 37 (3.70%) Degree
11 36 (3.60%) CCDA
12 33 (3.30%) JNCIP
13 30 (3.00%) CCSP
14 23 (2.30%) CCIP
14 23 (2.30%) JNCIE
15 16 (1.60%) CCSA
15 16 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.50%) CCDP
16 15 (1.50%) MCSE
16 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.11%) SLA
2 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.50%) PMO
4 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.80%) XenApp
6 4 (0.40%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.30%) Docker
7 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.30%) Varnish
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.20%) vSphere
9 1 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.10%) NFS
9 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 44 (4.40%) FortiGate
2 20 (2.00%) SCOM
3 17 (1.70%) Nagios
4 15 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 13 (1.30%) SCCM
6 12 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
7 11 (1.10%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.60%) Puppet
10 4 (0.40%) Juniper STRM
10 4 (0.40%) Kibana
11 3 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.30%) logstash
11 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.20%) Nessus
13 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 776 (77.68%) Cisco
2 389 (38.94%) Juniper
3 225 (22.52%) F5
4 206 (20.62%) Palo Alto
5 184 (18.42%) CheckPoint
6 114 (11.41%) VMware
7 105 (10.51%) Microsoft
8 65 (6.51%) SolarWinds
9 64 (6.41%) Fortinet
10 59 (5.91%) HP
11 37 (3.70%) Meraki
12 36 (3.60%) Aruba
13 34 (3.40%) Riverbed
14 32 (3.20%) Extreme Networks
15 30 (3.00%) Blue Coat
16 28 (2.80%) Citrix
17 26 (2.60%) Dell
18 23 (2.30%) NetApp
19 17 (1.70%) Mitel
20 16 (1.60%) Red Hat
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
University for the Creative Arts
Salary: From £29,300 to £32,398 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 22 days ago