A Network Engineer earns an average salary of £30,553 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Checkpoint, Linux, and MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching). For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£19,769 - £49,063
£20K
£31K
£49K
MEDIAN: £30,553
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50%
90%

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£7.15 - £52.61
£7
£16
£53
MEDIAN: £15.75
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£19,769 - £49,063  
   
Bonus
£483.87 - £5,096  
Profit Sharing
£500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£19,777 - £51,176  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 446
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£7.15 - £52.61  
   
Overtime
£8.24 - £34.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£483.87 - £5,096  
   
Profit Sharing
£500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£19,777 - £51,176  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Network Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 285 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 104 salaries. A Network Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £31,132

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Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
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Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries

▲28%

▲28%

▲26%

National Average
₤31,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries


Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
▲19%

▲16%

Checkpoint
▲16%

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)
▲12%


▲1%

Network Management / Administration
▼0%

IP Network
▼0%

National Average
₤31,000






Network Support
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 49%
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