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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Network Engineer
Rank 867 861 856
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 29 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.019% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 25
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £37,294 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +13.68%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 -1 29 £50,000 -7.40% 3
South East -10 8 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England -12 8 £65,000 +20.37%
London +17 7 £62,500 +15.74%
Berkshire +2 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Reading - 6 £50,000 -
South West -18 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £50,000 - 3
Cheltenham - 5 £50,000 - 3
Luton -1 4 £67,500 +25.00%
Bedfordshire -4 4 £67,500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -16 4 £47,500 -12.03%
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -

Lead Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (78.43%) Cisco
2 31 (60.78%) Juniper
3 29 (56.86%) Firewall
3 29 (56.86%) Network Security
4 28 (54.90%) VPN
5 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (41.18%) VoIP
7 20 (39.22%) CCNP
7 20 (39.22%) Wireless
8 19 (37.25%) WAN
8 19 (37.25%) LAN
9 18 (35.29%) Aruba
10 16 (31.37%) SolarWinds
11 14 (27.45%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
11 14 (27.45%) Windows
12 13 (25.49%) MPLS
12 13 (25.49%) OSPF
12 13 (25.49%) BGP
12 13 (25.49%) VLAN
13 12 (23.53%) VPLS
13 12 (23.53%) Network Management
13 12 (23.53%) HSRP
13 12 (23.53%) GLBP
13 12 (23.53%) EIGRP
13 12 (23.53%) Linux
13 12 (23.53%) RIP
13 12 (23.53%) SSL
14 11 (21.57%) VMware
14 11 (21.57%) Information Security

Lead Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Firewall
1 29 (56.86%) Network Security
2 28 (54.90%) VPN
3 21 (41.18%) VoIP
4 20 (39.22%) Wireless
5 19 (37.25%) WAN
5 19 (37.25%) LAN
6 14 (27.45%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (25.49%) VLAN
7 13 (25.49%) MPLS
7 13 (25.49%) OSPF
7 13 (25.49%) BGP
8 12 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 12 (23.53%) SSL
8 12 (23.53%) VPLS
8 12 (23.53%) RIP
8 12 (23.53%) HSRP
8 12 (23.53%) GLBP
9 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
10 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Network Management
2 11 (21.57%) Information Security
3 8 (15.69%) Network Architecture
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.84%) DoDAF
6 4 (7.84%) MODAF
6 4 (7.84%) SysML
6 4 (7.84%) UML
6 4 (7.84%) SSADM
6 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.84%) Network Design
6 4 (7.84%) ArchiMate
7 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.96%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Perl
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (39.22%) CCNP
3 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) CCNA
5 6 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.96%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (11.76%) COBIT
1 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Cisco
2 31 (60.78%) Juniper
3 18 (35.29%) Aruba
4 16 (31.37%) SolarWinds
5 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
6 11 (21.57%) VMware
7 7 (13.73%) HP
7 7 (13.73%) F5
8 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.80%) Mitel
9 4 (7.84%) Brocade
9 4 (7.84%) ProCurve
9 4 (7.84%) Meru Networks
10 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.88%) Dell
11 1 (1.96%) Nortel
11 1 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (1.96%) Avaya
11 1 (1.96%) Sun
11 1 (1.96%) NetApp
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