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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Network Engineer
Rank 915 932 973
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 37 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.036% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 33
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,405 £45,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,050 £83,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016 within the UK.

Lead Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead 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 Lead Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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 37 £60,000 +9.09% 1
London +29 19 £60,500 -15.08%
South East +26 17 £60,000 +2.12%
Berkshire +25 15 £60,000 +9.09%
Reading +19 14 £60,000 +9.09%
Hampshire +6 2 £55,250 +16.31%
South West -4 1 £34,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £34,500 -
Fareham - 1 £68,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £34,500 -

Lead Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 85 (93.41%) Cisco
2 67 (73.63%) Firewall
3 62 (68.13%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (60.44%) CCNP
5 45 (49.45%) CheckPoint
6 43 (47.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (42.86%) CCIE
8 38 (41.76%) Data Centre
9 33 (36.26%) CCNA
9 33 (36.26%) Wireless
10 31 (34.07%) Finance
11 30 (32.97%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (31.87%) Network Security
13 26 (28.57%) BGP
14 25 (27.47%) VoIP
15 23 (25.27%) Network Architecture
16 22 (24.18%) F5
17 21 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
18 19 (20.88%) CCIP
19 18 (19.78%) Juniper
19 18 (19.78%) Network Design
20 17 (18.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 17 (18.68%) Palo Alto
21 16 (17.58%) CCSP
21 16 (17.58%) ITIL
22 15 (16.48%) SaaS
22 15 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
23 14 (15.38%) Network Management
23 14 (15.38%) VPN
23 14 (15.38%) Service Delivery

Lead Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (73.63%) Firewall
2 43 (47.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (36.26%) Wireless
4 30 (32.97%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (31.87%) Network Security
6 26 (28.57%) BGP
7 25 (27.47%) VoIP
8 17 (18.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (15.38%) VPN
11 12 (13.19%) Multicast
12 11 (12.09%) Internet
12 11 (12.09%) MPLS
12 11 (12.09%) OSPF
13 10 (10.99%) BIG-IP
13 10 (10.99%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (10.99%) LAN
13 10 (10.99%) WAN
14 8 (8.79%) Spanning Tree
15 7 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) CSS
2 7 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 38 (41.76%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Statistics
3 6 (6.59%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.49%) Equities
4 5 (5.49%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Network Architecture
2 21 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (19.78%) Network Design
4 16 (17.58%) ITIL
5 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 14 (15.38%) Network Management
5 14 (15.38%) Network Planning
5 14 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 13 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.89%) Analytics
8 9 (9.89%) Service Management
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.30%) Change Management
11 3 (3.30%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.30%) High Availability
11 3 (3.30%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) Python
2 5 (5.49%) Java
3 2 (2.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (68.13%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (60.44%) CCNP
3 39 (42.86%) CCIE
4 33 (36.26%) CCNA
5 19 (20.88%) CCIP
6 16 (17.58%) CCSP
7 10 (10.99%) Degree
8 6 (6.59%) JNCIE
9 3 (3.30%) CCVP
10 2 (2.20%) CCDP
10 2 (2.20%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.10%) CCSA
11 1 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.10%) HND
11 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Cacti
1 3 (3.30%) Nagios
1 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (93.41%) Cisco
2 45 (49.45%) CheckPoint
3 22 (24.18%) F5
4 18 (19.78%) Juniper
5 17 (18.68%) Palo Alto
6 8 (8.79%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.40%) Splunk
8 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.30%) Citrix
8 3 (3.30%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.20%) HP
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.20%) VMware
10 1 (1.10%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.10%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.10%) Sybase
10 1 (1.10%) Symantec
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