Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 75 102
Rank change year-on-year -29 +27 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.71% 2.79% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.90% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 20
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,925 £28,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,625 £47,500 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £38,750 £43,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year -10.40% +5.49% +2.50%

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 1,695 1,206 1,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.10% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,535 1,069 1,281
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,600 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 Southampton region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) CCNA
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
4 13 (43.33%) F5
5 12 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 12 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
5 12 (40.00%) Wireless
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) DHCP
7 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 10 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 9 (30.00%) Infoblox
8 9 (30.00%) SNMP
8 9 (30.00%) Nagios
8 9 (30.00%) HP
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (30.00%) Juniper
8 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) VoIP
11 6 (20.00%) Network Security
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
12 5 (16.67%) Degree

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 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) Wireless
3 11 (36.67%) DNS
4 10 (33.33%) DHCP
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 9 (30.00%) SNMP
6 7 (23.33%) VoIP
7 6 (20.00%) Network Security
8 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (10.00%) LAN
9 3 (10.00%) Q.931
9 3 (10.00%) SS7
9 3 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (6.67%) DMZ
10 2 (6.67%) Internet
10 2 (6.67%) SMS
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.67%) High Availability
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.00%) Perl
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) CCNA
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) CCDA
3 3 (10.00%) CCDE
3 3 (10.00%) CCDP
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCSA
4 2 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) F5
2 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
3 12 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
3 12 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 9 (30.00%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) Infoblox
4 9 (30.00%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Dell KACE
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft