Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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

Network Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 82 63
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 41 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.28% 1.71% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 1.78% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 25
Watford median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £45,000 £68,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +23.53% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 934 900 974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 772 760 833
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,625 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Watford

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Watford

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Watford over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Watford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 29 (70.73%) Firewall
3 24 (58.54%) WAN
4 21 (51.22%) LAN
4 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (48.78%) VMware
6 19 (46.34%) CCNA
7 18 (43.90%) CCNP
7 18 (43.90%) Network Security
8 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
9 16 (39.02%) VPN
10 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (29.27%) VoIP
11 12 (29.27%) Wireless
12 9 (21.95%) Juniper
12 9 (21.95%) Mitel
13 8 (19.51%) Degree
13 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
14 7 (17.07%) Windows
14 7 (17.07%) F5
14 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
14 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
15 6 (14.63%) Linux
15 6 (14.63%) Cisco Prime
16 5 (12.20%) DNS
16 5 (12.20%) DHCP
16 5 (12.20%) C
16 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
16 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) Firewall
2 24 (58.54%) WAN
3 21 (51.22%) LAN
4 18 (43.90%) Network Security
5 16 (39.02%) VPN
6 12 (29.27%) VoIP
6 12 (29.27%) Wireless
7 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (12.20%) DHCP
8 5 (12.20%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
9 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.32%) VLAN
10 2 (4.88%) BGP
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.88%) Skype
10 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) Handset
3 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.32%) CRM
3 3 (7.32%) Information Security
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) ITSM
3 3 (7.32%) Network Design
3 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Decision-Making
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.88%) Network Management
4 2 (4.88%) Organisational Learning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (46.34%) CCNA
3 18 (43.90%) CCNP
4 8 (19.51%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.32%) CCENT
6 3 (7.32%) CCIE
7 2 (4.88%) CISSP
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.88%) MCSA
7 2 (4.88%) MCSE
7 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (2.44%) CCIE Security
8 1 (2.44%) CCVP
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) ProxySG
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) VMware
3 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.95%) Juniper
4 9 (21.95%) Mitel
5 7 (17.07%) F5
5 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
6 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (7.32%) Meraki
9 2 (4.88%) Avaya
9 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.44%) Aruba
10 1 (2.44%) BMC
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.44%) HP
10 1 (2.44%) Remedy