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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Network Engineer
Rank 875 866 855
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 16 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 25
Average salary £67,500 £57,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £44,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.40%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 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 3 September 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 +7 15 £68,750 +19.56% 2
West Midlands - 7 £65,000 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £67,500 - 1
South East +1 4 £68,750 +37.50% 1
London +6 3 £71,250 +22.84%
City of London +23 2 £72,500 +25.00%
Berkshire +13 2 £68,750 +37.50% 1
Reading +11 2 £68,750 +37.50%
Gatwick - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £49,000 -
South Wales - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £49,000 -
Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Swindon - 1 £49,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £48,250 -
Staffordshire - 1 £48,250 -
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -

Lead Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) CCNP
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (76.92%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) OSPF
4 12 (46.15%) BGP
5 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
5 11 (42.31%) Juniper
6 10 (38.46%) F5
7 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
7 9 (34.62%) CCIE
7 9 (34.62%) CSS
7 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) VLAN
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) Network Security
8 7 (26.92%) LAN
8 7 (26.92%) WAN
8 7 (26.92%) VPN
8 7 (26.92%) McAfee
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
9 6 (23.08%) Wireless
10 5 (19.23%) VRRP
10 5 (19.23%) VMware
10 5 (19.23%) SaaS

Lead Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) OSPF
2 12 (46.15%) BGP
3 9 (34.62%) VLAN
3 9 (34.62%) Network Security
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (26.92%) LAN
4 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (23.08%) Wireless
6 5 (19.23%) VRRP
6 5 (19.23%) HSRP
6 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (19.23%) DNS
6 5 (19.23%) RIP
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) XMPP
2 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
1 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) WFM
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) CCNP
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCIE
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Juniper
2 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 10 (38.46%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) McAfee
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) ProCurve
6 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) BT
7 2 (7.69%) Verint
8 1 (3.85%) CyberTech
8 1 (3.85%) Lancope
8 1 (3.85%) Nimsoft
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk
8 1 (3.85%) Intel
8 1 (3.85%) CA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago