Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Network Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Graduate Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1176 1279
Rank change year-on-year +6 +103 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Network Engineer 12 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.027% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 64
UK median annual salary £27,500 £24,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -7.55% +32.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £27,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £24,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +12.24% -7.55% +32.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Graduate Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Network Engineer in the UK

Graduate Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Graduate Network Engineer in the UK

Graduate Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Network Engineer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Network Engineer in the UK

Graduate Network Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England -16 12 £27,500 +12.24% 1
UK excluding London +8 6 £27,500 +12.24% 1
London -4 6 £28,250 -2.59%
South West - 2 £27,500 -
East of England - 2 £20,000 -
Midlands +25 1 £35,000 +55.56% 1
South East +13 1 £24,000 -2.04%
West Midlands -2 1 £35,000 +55.56% 1

Graduate Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Graduate 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 featuring Graduate Network Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Network Management
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
4 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Julia
5 2 (16.67%) Probabilistic Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Physics
5 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning

Graduate Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
2 2 (16.67%) Deep Learning
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Economics
2 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (16.67%) Neural Network
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
2 2 (16.67%) Probabilistic Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Julia
3 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 2 (16.67%) R
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) PhD
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) VMware