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.

£19,792 - £48,681
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£49K
MEDIAN: £30,252
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£7.02 - £40.85
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MEDIAN: £13.15
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Salary £19,792 - £48,681
Bonus £215 - £5,026
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £17,879
Commission £3,740
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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£19,779 - £50,264
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 879
Hourly Data £0£40
Hourly Rate £7.02 - £40.85
Overtime £9.00 - £32.89
Annual Data £0£50K
Bonus £215 - £5,026
Commission £3,740
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £17,879
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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£19,779 - £50,264
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Network Engineer

The work of network engineers revolves around their employers' computer network designs and implementations, and they are salaried instead of paid on an hourly basis. They generally work in offices to troubleshoot problems related to their company’s enterprise-wide network, and they must ensure that their systems' security and firewall software is up-to-date.

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Network Engineer Tasks

  • Plan, design, and troubleshoot local and wide area network infrastructure, including routers, firewalls, switches, gateways, DNS servers, DHCP servers, clustering solutions, and related hardware, software, and services.
  • Test and document system behavior, performance, and security.
  • Providing tier 4 support and network disaster recovery expertise.

Common Career Paths for Network Engineer


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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: £30,688

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Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries

▲30%

▲30%

▲28%

National Average
₤31,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries


Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
▲21%

Checkpoint
▲18%

▲17%

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)
▲14%


Network Management / Administration
▲2%

▲2%

IP Network
▲2%

National Average
₤31,000






Network Support
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 51%