The table below looks at the statistics for the IP Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IP Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Network Engineer
Rank 878 892 844
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 19 13 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.012% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 26
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £47,500 £43,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IP Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IP Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

IP Network Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

IP Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 19 £43,000 -14.00%
London +26 11 £43,000 -14.00%
South East +19 3 £53,750 -
Berkshire +9 3 £53,750 -6.52%
Slough -7 3 £62,500 +8.69%
Bristol - 3 £27,500 -
South West - 3 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -

IP Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IP Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IP Network Engineer in their job title.

1 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 27 (67.50%) MPLS
3 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (57.50%) BGP
4 23 (57.50%) CCNP
5 18 (45.00%) Juniper
6 17 (42.50%) Telecoms
7 15 (37.50%) VPN
8 14 (35.00%) OSPF
9 12 (30.00%) CCNA
10 11 (27.50%) Network Design
11 10 (25.00%) Ethernet
11 10 (25.00%) VPLS
11 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (20.00%) Windows
12 8 (20.00%) CCIE
12 8 (20.00%) DNS
13 7 (17.50%) IPsec
14 6 (15.00%) VLAN
14 6 (15.00%) Broadband
14 6 (15.00%) HSRP
15 5 (12.50%) Degree
15 5 (12.50%) VoIP
15 5 (12.50%) SLA
15 5 (12.50%) IPv6
15 5 (12.50%) Huawei
15 5 (12.50%) VRRP
16 4 (10.00%) Project Management
16 4 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent

IP Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IP Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IP Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) MPLS
2 23 (57.50%) BGP
3 15 (37.50%) VPN
4 14 (35.00%) OSPF
5 10 (25.00%) VPLS
5 10 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 8 (20.00%) DNS
6 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.50%) IPsec
8 6 (15.00%) VLAN
8 6 (15.00%) HSRP
8 6 (15.00%) Broadband
9 5 (12.50%) VoIP
9 5 (12.50%) IPv6
9 5 (12.50%) VRRP
10 4 (10.00%) IPv4
11 3 (7.50%) Internet
11 3 (7.50%) SDH
12 2 (5.00%) PPP
12 2 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 17 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Network Design
2 4 (10.00%) Network Planning
2 4 (10.00%) Project Management
2 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (10.00%) Facility Management
3 3 (7.50%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (57.50%) CCNP
3 12 (30.00%) CCNA
4 8 (20.00%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) JNCIP
6 4 (10.00%) CCIP
7 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) Juniper
3 5 (12.50%) Huawei
4 4 (10.00%) F5
4 4 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (7.50%) Sun
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Nortel
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat