Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 145 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 -39 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 41 12 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.66% 0.58% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.60% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 53
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,700 £24,550 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £73,750 £55,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,382 2,000 2,382
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 95.97% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 1,764 2,191
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +28 19 £57,000 +132.65% 2
Gatwick -8 7 £57,000 -20.00% 3
Worthing - 4 £52,500 - 1
Horsham - 4 £31,000 - 1
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Sussex region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (97.56%) Cisco
2 31 (75.61%) Firewall
3 28 (68.29%) WAN
3 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (63.41%) CCNP
5 24 (58.54%) CheckPoint
6 22 (53.66%) LAN
6 22 (53.66%) VPN
7 21 (51.22%) VoIP
7 21 (51.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (46.34%) MPLS
8 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
9 18 (43.90%) Load Balancing
10 16 (39.02%) Wireless
10 16 (39.02%) CCNA
11 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (29.27%) VLAN
12 12 (29.27%) SolarWinds
12 12 (29.27%) Palo Alto
13 11 (26.83%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (26.83%) NetScaler
13 11 (26.83%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (24.39%) Network Design
14 10 (24.39%) DHCP
14 10 (24.39%) CCIE
15 9 (21.95%) CCDP
15 9 (21.95%) VMware
15 9 (21.95%) BBC
15 9 (21.95%) OSPF
15 9 (21.95%) BGP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 28 (68.29%) WAN
3 22 (53.66%) LAN
3 22 (53.66%) VPN
4 21 (51.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (51.22%) VoIP
5 19 (46.34%) MPLS
6 16 (39.02%) Wireless
7 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (29.27%) VLAN
9 11 (26.83%) NetScaler
10 10 (24.39%) DHCP
11 9 (21.95%) BGP
11 9 (21.95%) OSPF
12 8 (19.51%) DNS
12 8 (19.51%) HSRP
12 8 (19.51%) VRRP
13 7 (17.07%) IPsec
13 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
13 7 (17.07%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.83%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (21.95%) BBC
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) CentOS
2 6 (14.63%) Debian
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.83%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (24.39%) Network Design
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (9.76%) Change Control
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Remediation Plan
6 4 (9.76%) Runbook
6 4 (9.76%) Server Management
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Network Optimisation
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security
9 1 (2.44%) Service Management
9 1 (2.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (63.41%) CCNP
3 16 (39.02%) CCNA
4 10 (24.39%) CCIE
5 9 (21.95%) CCDP
6 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CWDP
7 1 (2.44%) CWNE
7 1 (2.44%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.44%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Cisco
2 24 (58.54%) CheckPoint
3 12 (29.27%) Palo Alto
3 12 (29.27%) SolarWinds
4 9 (21.95%) Rackspace
4 9 (21.95%) Virgin Media
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 6 (14.63%) Brocade
6 6 (14.63%) NetApp
6 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.32%) Aruba
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.44%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam