The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 142 160
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 98 105 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.85% 2.00% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.05% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 87 94 75
Median salary £42,500 £33,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.81% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,150 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5136 5114 5837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.96% 97.63% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4337 4923
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +11 35 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Bristol -24 32 £40,000 +73.91% 3
Gloucestershire -5 13 £42,500 -
Devon -5 8 £62,500 +78.57%
Somerset -8 5 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Cornwall - 5 £38,500 -
Network Engineer
England

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

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

1 114 (71.70%) Cisco
2 94 (59.12%) Cisco Certification
3 87 (54.72%) Firewall
4 63 (39.62%) CCNA
5 61 (38.36%) TCP/IP
6 60 (37.74%) WAN
7 57 (35.85%) Security Cleared
8 55 (34.59%) Network Security
9 50 (31.45%) CCNP
9 50 (31.45%) LAN
10 45 (28.30%) Windows
11 44 (27.67%) DV Cleared
12 43 (27.04%) HTTP
12 43 (27.04%) VMware
12 43 (27.04%) Juniper
13 41 (25.79%) SMTP
13 41 (25.79%) Microsoft
13 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
14 40 (25.16%) ITIL
15 39 (24.53%) DNS
16 37 (23.27%) VPN
17 35 (22.01%) Cisco Nexus
18 34 (21.38%) BGP
19 30 (18.87%) DHCP
19 30 (18.87%) Linux
20 29 (18.24%) OSPF
21 28 (17.61%) Wireless
22 27 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
23 26 (16.35%) FTP
24 25 (15.72%) Cisco ASA

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 10 (6.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.52%) Apache
2 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (54.72%) Firewall
2 61 (38.36%) TCP/IP
3 60 (37.74%) WAN
4 55 (34.59%) Network Security
5 50 (31.45%) LAN
6 43 (27.04%) HTTP
7 41 (25.79%) SMTP
8 39 (24.53%) DNS
9 37 (23.27%) VPN
10 35 (22.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (21.38%) BGP
12 30 (18.87%) DHCP
13 29 (18.24%) OSPF
14 28 (17.61%) Wireless
15 26 (16.35%) FTP
16 25 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (13.21%) MPLS
18 20 (12.58%) EIGRP
19 19 (11.95%) VLAN
19 19 (11.95%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (5.66%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.52%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.89%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Military
5 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) CGI
1 5 (3.14%) XML
2 2 (1.26%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.95%) CESG
3 16 (10.06%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.14%) CCTV
5 3 (1.89%) Cybercrime
5 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.26%) e-Health
7 1 (0.63%) Blog
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.30%) Windows
2 30 (18.87%) Linux
3 15 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.92%) Unix
5 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 6 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.14%) SUSE
7 5 (3.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 22 (13.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (11.95%) Network Design
4 17 (10.69%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (10.06%) Service Management
6 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Management
6 14 (8.81%) Network Architecture
6 14 (8.81%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (8.18%) Network Management
8 12 (7.55%) Proactive Monitoring
9 9 (5.66%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.03%) Capacity Management
10 8 (5.03%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (5.03%) Data Security
10 8 (5.03%) Information Assurance
10 8 (5.03%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.03%) Security Patching
11 7 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.95%) Python
2 12 (7.55%) SQL
3 9 (5.66%) C
4 7 (4.40%) Java
5 5 (3.14%) Perl
6 2 (1.26%) Lisp
6 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (59.12%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (39.62%) CCNA
3 57 (35.85%) Security Cleared
4 50 (31.45%) CCNP
5 44 (27.67%) DV Cleared
6 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
7 19 (11.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (8.81%) CISSP
9 13 (8.18%) CCIE
10 9 (5.66%) Degree
10 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (5.03%) JNCIP
12 7 (4.40%) MCSE
13 5 (3.14%) CCDP
13 5 (3.14%) CISMP
13 5 (3.14%) JNCIA
13 5 (3.14%) MCSA
14 4 (2.52%) CCDA
14 4 (2.52%) JNCIE
14 4 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.21%) SLA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.14%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (13.84%) vSphere
3 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (2.52%) Snort
6 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Backup Exec
1 8 (5.03%) Cisco LMS
1 8 (5.03%) Nagios
1 8 (5.03%) Opsview
2 5 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.89%) Nessus
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 2 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (71.70%) Cisco
2 43 (27.04%) Juniper
2 43 (27.04%) VMware
3 41 (25.79%) Microsoft
4 21 (13.21%) CheckPoint
5 14 (8.81%) F5
6 10 (6.29%) Aruba
7 9 (5.66%) Riverbed
8 8 (5.03%) Symantec
9 7 (4.40%) HP
10 6 (3.77%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.77%) WatchGuard
11 5 (3.14%) ArcSight
11 5 (3.14%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.14%) Sophos
12 4 (2.52%) Avaya
12 4 (2.52%) Dell
12 4 (2.52%) Mitel
13 3 (1.89%) Infoblox
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