Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 79 74
Rank change year-on-year -23 -5 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.03% 2.21% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.29% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 42
Southampton median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -9.68% -11.43%
10th Percentile £23,250 £29,350 £28,750
90th Percentile £40,200 £48,750 £52,250
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,290 1,046 1,293
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 96.14% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 956 1,200
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,725
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,625 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Southampton

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Southampton

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Southampton

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNA
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) VLAN
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Network Security
7 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) SAN
8 4 (28.57%) EMC
8 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 4 (28.57%) Information Security
8 4 (28.57%) Proactive Management
8 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) Junos
4 1 (7.14%) L2TP
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) PPP
4 1 (7.14%) RTP
4 1 (7.14%) SMS
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (28.57%) Proactive Management
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 3 (21.43%) ProCurve
6 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto