The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 45 35 46
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.45% 4.37% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 4.50% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 9
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 518 555 482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.01% 97.03% 99.18%
Number of salaries quoted 434 478 365
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Watford

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Watford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (87.88%) Cisco
3 24 (72.73%) CCNP
4 20 (60.61%) Firewall
5 18 (54.55%) CCNA
6 16 (48.48%) LAN
6 16 (48.48%) WAN
7 15 (45.45%) Palo Alto
8 14 (42.42%) VPN
9 13 (39.39%) Wireless
10 11 (33.33%) CCIE
10 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 9 (27.27%) Migration
12 8 (24.24%) ITIL
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco Wireless
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (24.24%) Network Security
13 7 (21.21%) Huawei
13 7 (21.21%) F5
13 7 (21.21%) SLA
13 7 (21.21%) Change Management
14 6 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
15 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
15 5 (15.15%) VLAN
15 5 (15.15%) Cisco IPT
15 5 (15.15%) Degree
15 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
15 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) IaaS
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) LAN
2 16 (48.48%) WAN
3 14 (42.42%) VPN
4 13 (39.39%) Wireless
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
6 6 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (15.15%) DMZ
7 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
7 5 (15.15%) IPsec
7 5 (15.15%) MPLS
7 5 (15.15%) VLAN
8 4 (12.12%) DWDM
8 4 (12.12%) Frame Relay
8 4 (12.12%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.09%) Data Security
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (9.09%) Presales
6 3 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (9.09%) SIEM
7 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (72.73%) CCNP
3 18 (54.55%) CCNA
4 11 (33.33%) CCIE
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) CISSP
6 3 (9.09%) MCSE
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.06%) MCP
8 1 (3.03%) CCA
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) Palo Alto
3 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) F5
4 7 (21.21%) Huawei
5 5 (15.15%) Juniper
6 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago