The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Network Engineer
Rank 883 851 863
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 22 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.026% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.027% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 31
Average salary £58,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +8.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Lead Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Lead Network Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Lead Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 21 £58,000 +7.40%
London -37 13 £58,000 +7.40%
City of London - 12 £58,000 -
South East -12 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Andover - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £50,000 -
North West -4 1 £37,500 -35.89%
Cheshire -7 1 £37,500 -35.89%
Hertfordshire -11 1 £45,000 -16.66%
East of England -12 1 £45,000 -16.66%
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 -
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -

Lead Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Network Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 36 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (81.40%) CCNP
4 28 (65.12%) LAN
4 28 (65.12%) WAN
5 26 (60.47%) VPN
6 25 (58.14%) MPLS
7 24 (55.81%) Juniper
7 24 (55.81%) Network Security
8 23 (53.49%) OSPF
8 23 (53.49%) BGP
9 22 (51.16%) SolarWinds
10 21 (48.84%) Wireless
10 21 (48.84%) VoIP
11 19 (44.19%) Aruba
11 19 (44.19%) Network Management
12 18 (41.86%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (39.53%) VPLS
13 17 (39.53%) EIGRP
14 16 (37.21%) Firewall
14 16 (37.21%) RIP
14 16 (37.21%) VLAN
14 16 (37.21%) HSRP
14 16 (37.21%) GLBP
15 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
16 9 (20.93%) ITIL
17 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
17 8 (18.60%) VMware
18 7 (16.28%) HP
18 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA

Lead Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) LAN
1 28 (65.12%) WAN
2 26 (60.47%) VPN
3 25 (58.14%) MPLS
4 24 (55.81%) Network Security
5 23 (53.49%) OSPF
5 23 (53.49%) BGP
6 21 (48.84%) VoIP
6 21 (48.84%) Wireless
7 18 (41.86%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (39.53%) EIGRP
8 17 (39.53%) VPLS
9 16 (37.21%) VLAN
9 16 (37.21%) Firewall
9 16 (37.21%) RIP
9 16 (37.21%) HSRP
9 16 (37.21%) GLBP
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
11 4 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (4.65%) Publishing
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Network Management
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) UML
3 4 (9.30%) SSADM
3 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
3 4 (9.30%) Network Design
3 4 (9.30%) DoDAF
3 4 (9.30%) MODAF
3 4 (9.30%) SysML
3 4 (9.30%) ArchiMate
3 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) BPR
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (81.40%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) CCSE
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCSA
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) VCAP
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) Nessus
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Juniper
3 22 (51.16%) SolarWinds
4 19 (44.19%) Aruba
5 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
6 8 (18.60%) VMware
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) HP
8 6 (13.95%) Nokia
8 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
8 6 (13.95%) F5
9 4 (9.30%) ProCurve
9 4 (9.30%) Brocade
9 4 (9.30%) Nortel
10 3 (6.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (6.98%) Dell
10 3 (6.98%) McAfee
10 3 (6.98%) TippingPoint
11 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.33%) Mitel