The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / South East
Rank 74 95 123
Rank change year-on-year +21 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 525 605 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.57% 3.16% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.27% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 441 521 424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,150 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

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 23 March 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 23 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
Berkshire -2 146 £49,000 -6.66% 9
Surrey +16 121 £45,000 +11.11% 6
East Sussex +72 96 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Hampshire -11 82 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +2 36 £48,750 -2.50% 6
Kent -2 19 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £42,500 -9.57% 4
West Sussex +3 8 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Middlesex +7 6 £35,000 -30.00%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 919 (82.72%) Cisco
2 791 (71.20%) Cisco Certification
3 658 (59.23%) Firewall
4 573 (51.58%) CCNP
5 455 (40.95%) CCNA
6 433 (38.97%) Juniper
7 417 (37.53%) WAN
8 384 (34.56%) LAN
9 343 (30.87%) Cisco ASA
10 329 (29.61%) MPLS
11 297 (26.73%) VPN
12 253 (22.77%) Wireless
12 253 (22.77%) Data Centre
13 252 (22.68%) BGP
14 251 (22.59%) OSPF
15 239 (21.51%) DNS
16 234 (21.06%) Palo Alto
17 230 (20.70%) F5
18 218 (19.62%) CheckPoint
19 207 (18.63%) Network Design
20 202 (18.18%) Network Security
21 185 (16.65%) TCP/IP
21 185 (16.65%) Windows
22 177 (15.93%) VoIP
23 168 (15.12%) CCIE
24 165 (14.85%) Cisco Nexus
25 164 (14.76%) Linux
26 157 (14.13%) VLAN
27 152 (13.68%) ITIL
28 150 (13.50%) DHCP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 27 (2.43%) IIS
2 13 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.36%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.27%) Apache
7 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.090%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.090%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.44%) MS Office
3 12 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.36%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.090%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.17%) SaaS
3 11 (0.99%) Office 365
4 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.090%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.090%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 658 (59.23%) Firewall
2 417 (37.53%) WAN
3 384 (34.56%) LAN
4 343 (30.87%) Cisco ASA
5 329 (29.61%) MPLS
6 297 (26.73%) VPN
7 253 (22.77%) Wireless
8 252 (22.68%) BGP
9 251 (22.59%) OSPF
10 239 (21.51%) DNS
11 202 (18.18%) Network Security
12 185 (16.65%) TCP/IP
13 177 (15.93%) VoIP
14 165 (14.85%) Cisco Nexus
15 157 (14.13%) VLAN
16 150 (13.50%) DHCP
17 99 (8.91%) Cisco IOS
18 97 (8.73%) Ethernet
19 89 (8.01%) IPsec
20 80 (7.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.18%) FileMaker
3 2 (0.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.18%) MySQL
3 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.090%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.090%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.090%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.090%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.090%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.090%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.090%) Redis
4 1 (0.090%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.090%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.54%) GCC
1 6 (0.54%) GDB
1 6 (0.54%) Subversion
1 6 (0.54%) Trac
2 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.090%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.090%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 101 (9.09%) Finance
2 98 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.61%) Retail
4 18 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.99%) Marketing
6 9 (0.81%) Electronics
7 7 (0.63%) Military
8 5 (0.45%) Banking
9 2 (0.18%) Advertising
9 2 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.090%) Automotive
10 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.78%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.08%) .NET
3 11 (0.99%) HTML
4 8 (0.72%) CSS
5 6 (0.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (0.54%) STL
6 5 (0.45%) SAX
7 3 (0.27%) REST
8 1 (0.090%) COM
8 1 (0.090%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.090%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.090%) Kafka
8 1 (0.090%) LAMP
8 1 (0.090%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.090%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.090%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.090%) WAP
8 1 (0.090%) Web Services
8 1 (0.090%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 253 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 73 (6.57%) Driving Licence
3 27 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 21 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (1.80%) IVR
7 18 (1.62%) PKI
8 17 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (0.72%) e-Health
11 8 (0.72%) iPad
12 4 (0.36%) iPhone
13 3 (0.27%) Clustering
13 3 (0.27%) DataPower
13 3 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.27%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.27%) Wiki
14 2 (0.18%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 185 (16.65%) Windows
2 164 (14.76%) Linux
3 73 (6.57%) Windows Server
4 42 (3.78%) Unix
5 30 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.54%) CentOS
9 6 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.36%) Android
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) CatOS
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Solaris
13 1 (0.090%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (18.63%) Network Design
2 152 (13.68%) ITIL
3 117 (10.53%) Presales
4 115 (10.35%) Load Balancing
5 94 (8.46%) Network Monitoring
6 74 (6.66%) Network Management
7 51 (4.59%) Service Delivery
8 44 (3.96%) Change Management
9 36 (3.24%) High Availability
10 35 (3.15%) Network Architecture
11 32 (2.88%) Service Management
12 30 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
13 29 (2.61%) Project Management
14 25 (2.25%) DevOps
15 22 (1.98%) Line Management
16 21 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (1.89%) Network Planning
16 21 (1.89%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
17 20 (1.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (1.89%) SQL
2 13 (1.17%) Java
2 13 (1.17%) Perl
2 13 (1.17%) Python
3 8 (0.72%) C++
4 6 (0.54%) R
5 4 (0.36%) C
5 4 (0.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.27%) PHP
6 3 (0.27%) Tcl
7 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.18%) Ruby
7 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 791 (71.20%) Cisco Certification
2 573 (51.58%) CCNP
3 455 (40.95%) CCNA
4 168 (15.12%) CCIE
5 97 (8.73%) Security Cleared
6 82 (7.38%) JNCIA
7 78 (7.02%) SC Cleared
8 47 (4.23%) DV Cleared
9 43 (3.87%) CCIP
10 40 (3.60%) CCSP
11 39 (3.51%) CCSA
12 36 (3.24%) JNCIS
13 33 (2.97%) CCDP
13 33 (2.97%) Degree
14 30 (2.70%) CCNP Voice
15 27 (2.43%) JNCIP
16 21 (1.89%) CCDA
16 21 (1.89%) JNCIE
17 19 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (1.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.76%) SLA
2 20 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.98%) Firmware
4 20 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
5 15 (1.35%) vSphere
6 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.45%) XenApp
8 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.090%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.090%) Docker
10 1 (0.090%) KVM
10 1 (0.090%) NFS
10 1 (0.090%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.090%) Snort
10 1 (0.090%) Varnish
10 1 (0.090%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.090%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (3.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 36 (3.24%) FortiGate
2 18 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 18 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
3 17 (1.53%) Puppet
4 15 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (1.35%) Juniper STRM
5 13 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.99%) SCCM
7 6 (0.54%) Nagios
8 4 (0.36%) Nessus
8 4 (0.36%) SCOM
9 2 (0.18%) Kibana
9 2 (0.18%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.090%) Ansible
10 1 (0.090%) Grafana
10 1 (0.090%) Graphite
10 1 (0.090%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.090%) logstash
10 1 (0.090%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 919 (82.72%) Cisco
2 433 (38.97%) Juniper
3 234 (21.06%) Palo Alto
4 230 (20.70%) F5
5 218 (19.62%) CheckPoint
6 141 (12.69%) VMware
7 106 (9.54%) Microsoft
8 84 (7.56%) Riverbed
9 64 (5.76%) HP
10 58 (5.22%) Fortinet
11 53 (4.77%) SolarWinds
12 40 (3.60%) Mitel
13 35 (3.15%) NetApp
14 33 (2.97%) Meraki
15 32 (2.88%) Citrix
16 28 (2.52%) Blue Coat
17 25 (2.25%) Nimble Storage
18 21 (1.89%) Aruba
19 20 (1.80%) Nokia
20 15 (1.35%) Siemens
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
KPRS Limited
Salary: + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 5 days ago