The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Network Engineer
Rank 863 859 856
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 12 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.019% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 12
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -25.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Lead Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Top 13 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 4 March 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 -6 12 £50,000 +16.27%
South West -16 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Gloucestershire - 6 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £50,000 -
London +21 4 £72,500 +68.60%
City of London +10 3 £72,500 +64.77%
North West -4 1 £42,000 +20.00%
Cheshire -5 1 £42,000 +20.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -

Lead Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 32 (86.49%) Firewall
3 28 (75.68%) Juniper
4 24 (64.86%) CheckPoint
5 22 (59.46%) SSL
6 21 (56.76%) Windows
6 21 (56.76%) Information Security
7 20 (54.05%) Linux
7 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
8 18 (48.65%) VMware
9 17 (45.95%) Telnet
9 17 (45.95%) FTP
9 17 (45.95%) DNS
9 17 (45.95%) LDAP
9 17 (45.95%) DHCP
10 16 (43.24%) Finance
11 15 (40.54%) Network Security
12 14 (37.84%) Network Architecture
13 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
15 9 (24.32%) F5
15 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
15 9 (24.32%) Perl
15 9 (24.32%) SQL
16 8 (21.62%) SMTP
16 8 (21.62%) HTTP
16 8 (21.62%) VPN
17 7 (18.92%) CCNA
17 7 (18.92%) WAN
17 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure

Lead Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (2.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) SSL
3 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
4 17 (45.95%) Telnet
4 17 (45.95%) FTP
4 17 (45.95%) DNS
4 17 (45.95%) LDAP
4 17 (45.95%) DHCP
5 15 (40.54%) Network Security
6 8 (21.62%) SMTP
6 8 (21.62%) HTTP
6 8 (21.62%) VPN
7 7 (18.92%) WAN
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (16.22%) LAN
9 5 (13.51%) NetScreen
10 4 (10.81%) Junos
10 4 (10.81%) BGP
11 3 (8.11%) VoIP
11 3 (8.11%) OSPF
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Network Architecture
3 6 (16.22%) Cyber Security
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) B2B
6 1 (2.70%) B2C
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Management
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
1 9 (24.32%) Perl
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 6 (16.22%) CCNP
5 4 (10.81%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) COBIT
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 28 (75.68%) Juniper
3 24 (64.86%) CheckPoint
4 18 (48.65%) VMware
5 9 (24.32%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Mitel