The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Network Engineer
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 97 92
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.56% 1.19% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.22% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 14
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.31% +20.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £51,750
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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1054 1143 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.32% 97.28% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1032 961
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick -13 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Horsham +15 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Crawley +4 1 £47,000 +25.33%
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (93.33%) WAN
1 28 (93.33%) LAN
2 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (56.67%) Network Design
4 14 (46.67%) CCNP
5 13 (43.33%) Firewall
6 12 (40.00%) CCIE
6 12 (40.00%) Juniper
6 12 (40.00%) OSPF
6 12 (40.00%) BGP
6 12 (40.00%) Unified Communications
7 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 10 (33.33%) MPLS
8 9 (30.00%) SLA
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (30.00%) F5
8 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
8 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (26.67%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (26.67%) Junos
9 8 (26.67%) Change Control
9 8 (26.67%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (26.67%) 4G
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (26.67%) Adaptive Security
9 8 (26.67%) DHCP
9 8 (26.67%) Ethernet

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 28 (93.33%) LAN
1 28 (93.33%) WAN
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) BGP
3 12 (40.00%) OSPF
3 12 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 10 (33.33%) MPLS
5 8 (26.67%) 3G
5 8 (26.67%) DDNS
5 8 (26.67%) DHCP
5 8 (26.67%) DNS
5 8 (26.67%) DSL
5 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 8 (26.67%) IPsec
5 8 (26.67%) ISDN
5 8 (26.67%) SAN
5 8 (26.67%) SSL
5 8 (26.67%) TACACS
5 8 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (26.67%) Wireless
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) PKI
3 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) BBC
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Network Design
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (26.67%) Adaptive Security
3 8 (26.67%) Change Control
3 8 (26.67%) Information Management
3 8 (26.67%) Operations Management
3 8 (26.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNP
3 12 (40.00%) CCIE
4 5 (16.67%) CCDP
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) CCDA
6 3 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) CISM
7 1 (3.33%) CISSP
7 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
7 1 (3.33%) HP MASE
7 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) Juniper
3 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 9 (30.00%) F5
4 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 8 (26.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media