Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 November 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 145 198
Rank change year-on-year -9 +53 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 220 236 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.14% 2.16% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 2.22% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 208 214 165
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £21,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,700 £48,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +8.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10013 10607 11545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8306 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the South West

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the South West

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the South West

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +28 91 £43,750 +34.62%
Bristol -74 39 £44,000 +7.98% 4
Gloucestershire +10 31 £45,000 +5.88%
Cornwall - 25 £65,000 -
Dorset +4 16 £37,000 -38.33% 3
Somerset +8 15 £34,712 -12.12%
Devon +9 3 £50,250 +43.57% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 144 (65.45%) Cisco
2 141 (64.09%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (47.27%) CCNA
4 96 (43.64%) LAN
5 94 (42.73%) WAN
6 81 (36.82%) CCNP
6 81 (36.82%) Security Cleared
7 80 (36.36%) Firewall
8 67 (30.45%) Network Security
9 64 (29.09%) DV Cleared
10 62 (28.18%) VMware
11 60 (27.27%) SC Cleared
12 59 (26.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 58 (26.36%) Windows
13 58 (26.36%) Linux
14 57 (25.91%) TCP/IP
14 57 (25.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 56 (25.45%) ITIL
15 56 (25.45%) SLA
15 56 (25.45%) Service Management
16 53 (24.09%) Microsoft
17 51 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (22.73%) DNS
19 49 (22.27%) Network Monitoring
20 43 (19.55%) DHCP
20 43 (19.55%) Nagios
20 43 (19.55%) BGP
21 42 (19.09%) Wireless
22 41 (18.64%) Incident Management
23 39 (17.73%) Capacity Management

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (43.64%) LAN
2 94 (42.73%) WAN
3 80 (36.36%) Firewall
4 67 (30.45%) Network Security
5 57 (25.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 57 (25.91%) TCP/IP
6 50 (22.73%) DNS
7 43 (19.55%) BGP
7 43 (19.55%) DHCP
8 42 (19.09%) Wireless
9 38 (17.27%) EIGRP
10 37 (16.82%) NX-OS
11 34 (15.45%) VoIP
12 33 (15.00%) VPN
13 31 (14.09%) Wireshark
14 29 (13.18%) Wi-Fi
15 28 (12.73%) HTTP
16 26 (11.82%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (11.82%) FTP
16 26 (11.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (16.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (5.00%) Finance
1 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.82%) Advertising
2 4 (1.82%) Military
3 3 (1.36%) Games
4 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.91%) Electronics
4 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) French Language
5 1 (0.45%) German Language
5 1 (0.45%) Local Government
5 1 (0.45%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.27%) Web Services
2 3 (1.36%) OpenDaylight
3 2 (0.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (10.00%) CESG
4 14 (6.36%) User Experience
5 11 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (3.18%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.82%) FMCG
7 4 (1.82%) Life Science
8 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.91%) CMDB
9 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.45%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.36%) Linux
1 58 (26.36%) Windows
2 32 (14.55%) Unix
3 14 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.45%) VMS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.82%) Root Cause Analysis
2 56 (25.45%) ITIL
2 56 (25.45%) Service Management
3 49 (22.27%) Network Monitoring
4 41 (18.64%) Incident Management
5 39 (17.73%) Capacity Management
6 37 (16.82%) Security Patching
7 26 (11.82%) Network Design
8 24 (10.91%) IT Strategy
9 22 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 22 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 22 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
10 20 (9.09%) Change Control
10 20 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (8.64%) Load Balancing
12 18 (8.18%) Coaching
12 18 (8.18%) Runbook
13 15 (6.82%) Problem Management
14 14 (6.36%) ITSM
14 14 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.27%) Python
2 4 (1.82%) C
2 4 (1.82%) SQL
3 2 (0.91%) Java
3 2 (0.91%) Perl
3 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 141 (64.09%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (47.27%) CCNA
3 81 (36.82%) CCNP
3 81 (36.82%) Security Cleared
4 64 (29.09%) DV Cleared
5 60 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 22 (10.00%) CISSP
6 22 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (6.36%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.73%) Degree
10 4 (1.82%) CCDA
10 4 (1.82%) CCDP
10 4 (1.82%) CCIE
10 4 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.36%) CCENT
12 2 (0.91%) CCVP
12 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.91%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.45%) CCMSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.45%) SLA
2 5 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.73%) vSphere
3 23 (10.45%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.82%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (19.55%) Nagios
2 39 (17.73%) Opsview
3 37 (16.82%) Cisco LMS
4 15 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.82%) Nessus
6 3 (1.36%) Cacti
6 3 (1.36%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.45%) Ansible
8 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.45%) Munin
8 1 (0.45%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.45%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 144 (65.45%) Cisco
2 62 (28.18%) VMware
3 53 (24.09%) Microsoft
4 29 (13.18%) F5
5 27 (12.27%) Juniper
6 20 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 18 (8.18%) Infoblox
8 16 (7.27%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.36%) Meraki
10 10 (4.55%) Avaya
11 8 (3.64%) Aruba
12 7 (3.18%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.18%) Citrix
13 6 (2.73%) Dell
13 6 (2.73%) HP
13 6 (2.73%) NETGEAR
13 6 (2.73%) Palo Alto
14 5 (2.27%) Sophos
15 4 (1.82%) Symantec
15 4 (1.82%) Xerox