Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 69 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 -26 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.58% 2.81% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.94% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 61
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £39,500 £25,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +17.65% -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 926 1,055 1,035
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 95.56% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 829 877 894
Watford median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,475
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) CCNA
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) WAN
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (53.33%) VLAN
5 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (40.00%) F5
7 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (40.00%) ProxySG
7 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (40.00%) Juniper
8 5 (33.33%) Retail
8 5 (33.33%) CCENT
9 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (26.67%) LAN
9 4 (26.67%) C
10 3 (20.00%) VPN
10 3 (20.00%) IPsec
10 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
1 11 (73.33%) Wireless
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) VLAN
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (20.00%) IPsec
7 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (13.33%) DMZ
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) Network Security
9 1 (6.67%) OSPF
9 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CCNA
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCENT
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (40.00%) F5
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (13.33%) Meraki
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp