Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 56 71
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.54% 3.39% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 3.51% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 29
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £35,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £70,000 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%

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 937 996 1045
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.42% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 787 859 854
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.50% +0.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (80.00%) CCNA
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) VLAN
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) HSRP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
7 3 (20.00%) PPP
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) MCSA
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
7 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) VLAN
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) HSRP
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
5 3 (20.00%) PPP
5 3 (20.00%) VRRP
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Coaching
1 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CCNA
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) MCSA
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) VMware