The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 159 134
Rank change year-on-year -14 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 62 105 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.23% 1.78% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.84% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 55 98 106
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
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 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 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
Bristol +5 23 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Wiltshire +11 20 £39,250 +3.97% 3
Gloucestershire -17 9 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Devon 0 6 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Cornwall - 6 £24,500 -
Network Engineer
England

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

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

1 109 (70.78%) Cisco
2 88 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (51.95%) Firewall
4 64 (41.56%) CCNA
5 54 (35.06%) ITIL
6 53 (34.42%) WAN
7 48 (31.17%) Windows
8 44 (28.57%) CCNP
9 43 (27.92%) LAN
10 42 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 42 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 41 (26.62%) Network Security
12 39 (25.32%) Juniper
13 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
14 35 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (20.13%) DV Cleared
16 30 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (18.83%) VMware
18 26 (16.88%) VPN
19 25 (16.23%) SC Cleared
20 24 (15.58%) DNS
21 23 (14.94%) HTTP
21 23 (14.94%) SMTP
21 23 (14.94%) CheckPoint
21 23 (14.94%) Windows Server
22 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (14.29%) Wireless
22 22 (14.29%) Linux
22 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
23 20 (12.99%) DHCP

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 19 (12.34%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.95%) IIS
5 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.30%) Apache
6 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.49%) MS Office
3 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (51.95%) Firewall
2 53 (34.42%) WAN
3 43 (27.92%) LAN
4 42 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 41 (26.62%) Network Security
6 35 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (16.88%) VPN
9 24 (15.58%) DNS
10 23 (14.94%) HTTP
10 23 (14.94%) SMTP
11 22 (14.29%) Wireless
12 20 (12.99%) DHCP
13 18 (11.69%) Ethernet
14 16 (10.39%) MPLS
15 12 (7.79%) DMZ
15 12 (7.79%) FTP
15 12 (7.79%) X.400
16 11 (7.14%) OSPF
16 11 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.95%) MySQL
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (11.04%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) CGI
1 3 (1.95%) XML
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.44%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.79%) CESG
4 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.60%) Cybercrime
5 4 (2.60%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.95%) CCTV
7 2 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.30%) e-Health
7 2 (1.30%) IVR
7 2 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.17%) Windows
2 23 (14.94%) Windows Server
3 22 (14.29%) Linux
4 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.19%) Windows Vista
6 8 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.90%) Unix
8 5 (3.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.95%) SUSE
9 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.30%) VMS
10 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.06%) ITIL
2 15 (9.74%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (9.09%) Line Management
3 14 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 13 (8.44%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (6.49%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (5.84%) Network Architecture
8 9 (5.84%) Network Management
9 8 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (5.19%) Presales
9 8 (5.19%) Service Management
10 7 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.25%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.25%) Performance Testing
11 5 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.60%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.55%) SQL
2 6 (3.90%) Python
3 4 (2.60%) C
4 3 (1.95%) Java
4 3 (1.95%) Perl
5 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.65%) Delphi
6 1 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.65%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 88 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (41.56%) CCNA
3 44 (28.57%) CCNP
4 42 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 31 (20.13%) DV Cleared
6 25 (16.23%) SC Cleared
7 20 (12.99%) Degree
8 18 (11.69%) JNCIP
9 12 (7.79%) CISSP
9 12 (7.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.25%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.25%) MCP
11 5 (3.25%) MCSA
12 4 (2.60%) MCSE
13 3 (1.95%) CCENT
13 3 (1.95%) CCSP
13 3 (1.95%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.95%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.95%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.95%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.49%) vSphere
3 7 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.55%) Snort
4 5 (3.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.95%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.65%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.30%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.30%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (70.78%) Cisco
2 39 (25.32%) Juniper
3 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
4 29 (18.83%) VMware
5 23 (14.94%) CheckPoint
6 13 (8.44%) Palo Alto
7 11 (7.14%) F5
8 9 (5.84%) HP
9 5 (3.25%) Sourcefire
10 4 (2.60%) Dell
10 4 (2.60%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.60%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.60%) Symantec
11 3 (1.95%) Brocade
11 3 (1.95%) BT
11 3 (1.95%) Citrix
11 3 (1.95%) Meraki
11 3 (1.95%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.95%) Sophos
11 3 (1.95%) Ubiquiti
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