The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 165 173 208
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2038 2023 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 1.87% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.94% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1742 1696 1538
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 1969 £47,500 +5.55% 205
London -2 717 £55,000 +10.00% 76
South East +20 581 £45,000 - 43
Berkshire +16 169 £52,500 +16.66% 18
City of London +11 164 £55,000 +10.00% 25
West Midlands +33 144 £44,500 +25.35% 13
East of England +55 143 £42,500 +4.93% 20
Surrey +15 136 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Yorkshire +2 135 £45,000 - 24
Hampshire +6 123 £40,000 -11.11% 11
South West +17 99 £34,750 -12.02% 14
Reading +20 97 £60,000 +20.00% 5
West Yorkshire -14 92 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Hertfordshire +62 88 £42,500 +3.03% 12
North West +25 78 £42,500 +3.65% 9
Leeds -25 72 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Birmingham +2 56 £50,000 +27.38% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 52 £50,000 - 2
Kent +20 43 £40,000 -15.78%
Basingstoke +26 41 £37,500 -10.17% 4
East Midlands +10 38 £36,500 +4.28% 6
Manchester -13 36 £38,750 -7.18% 6
High Wycombe +26 35 £50,000 -9.09%
West Sussex +8 35 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Gloucestershire +17 32 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Southampton -1 30 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Hemel Hempstead +50 29 £42,500 +25.92% 3
North East +18 29 £33,500 -9.45%
Wiltshire 0 25 £31,500 -20.25% 2
Guildford -10 25 £60,000 +29.03% 1

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 3412 (81.24%) Cisco
2 2739 (65.21%) Cisco Certification
3 2622 (62.43%) Firewall
4 2040 (48.57%) CCNP
5 1613 (38.40%) CCNA
6 1568 (37.33%) WAN
7 1399 (33.31%) LAN
8 1244 (29.62%) VPN
9 1229 (29.26%) Juniper
10 1208 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
11 1165 (27.74%) CheckPoint
12 1115 (26.55%) Network Security
13 987 (23.50%) MPLS
14 961 (22.88%) BGP
15 895 (21.31%) Wireless
16 858 (20.43%) F5
17 838 (19.95%) OSPF
18 805 (19.17%) Data Centre
19 712 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
20 708 (16.86%) TCP/IP
21 676 (16.10%) Windows
22 628 (14.95%) Linux
23 617 (14.69%) ITIL
24 612 (14.57%) VMware
25 595 (14.17%) VoIP
26 553 (13.17%) CCIE
27 548 (13.05%) DNS
28 528 (12.57%) Finance
29 501 (11.93%) Palo Alto
30 497 (11.83%) Telecoms

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (3.14%) MS Exchange
2 83 (1.98%) Skype for Business
3 60 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 48 (1.14%) IIS
6 38 (0.90%) Apache
7 31 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 20 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.19%) Confluence
13 8 (0.19%) JBoss
14 7 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.12%) CMS
16 4 (0.095%) SAS
17 3 (0.071%) nginx
17 3 (0.071%) WordPress
18 2 (0.048%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 216 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 109 (2.60%) MS Office
3 67 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.14%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.024%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (1.43%) SaaS
3 53 (1.26%) Office 365
4 46 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.43%) IaaS
6 17 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.26%) GitHub
8 10 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.12%) Yammer
10 4 (0.095%) PaaS
11 3 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.048%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.048%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.048%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.048%) Google Play
12 2 (0.048%) Linode
12 2 (0.048%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2622 (62.43%) Firewall
2 1568 (37.33%) WAN
3 1399 (33.31%) LAN
4 1244 (29.62%) VPN
5 1208 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1115 (26.55%) Network Security
7 987 (23.50%) MPLS
8 961 (22.88%) BGP
9 895 (21.31%) Wireless
10 838 (19.95%) OSPF
11 712 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 708 (16.86%) TCP/IP
13 595 (14.17%) VoIP
14 548 (13.05%) DNS
15 418 (9.95%) VLAN
16 415 (9.88%) EIGRP
17 342 (8.14%) Internet
18 326 (7.76%) DHCP
19 283 (6.74%) IPsec
20 278 (6.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (0.62%) MySQL
3 15 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 10 (0.24%) Big Data
6 8 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.14%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.14%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.095%) GIS
8 4 (0.095%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.071%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.071%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.048%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.048%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.048%) Navicat
10 2 (0.048%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.19%) JIRA
4 7 (0.17%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.12%) gulp
5 5 (0.12%) QUnit
5 5 (0.12%) Selenium
5 5 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.095%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.071%) Subversion
8 2 (0.048%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.024%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.024%) Bitbucket
General
1 528 (12.57%) Finance
2 497 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 175 (4.17%) Banking
4 80 (1.90%) Retail
5 46 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 44 (1.05%) Law
7 43 (1.02%) Marketing
8 38 (0.90%) Advertising
9 30 (0.71%) Electronics
10 29 (0.69%) Legal
11 28 (0.67%) Games
12 20 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.45%) Back Office
14 17 (0.40%) Publishing
15 14 (0.33%) French Language
15 14 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.29%) Billing
17 11 (0.26%) German Language
18 9 (0.21%) Spanish Language
19 8 (0.19%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (2.31%) 802.1X
2 28 (0.67%) CSS
3 19 (0.45%) XMPP
4 15 (0.36%) Web Services
5 14 (0.33%) HTML
6 12 (0.29%) LAMP
7 11 (0.26%) XML
8 9 (0.21%) REST
9 8 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (0.19%) Middleware
10 7 (0.17%) FreeSWITCH
10 7 (0.17%) HTML5
10 7 (0.17%) JSON
10 7 (0.17%) LESS
10 7 (0.17%) React
10 7 (0.17%) SOAP
11 6 (0.14%) Django
11 6 (0.14%) ELK Stack
11 6 (0.14%) Kafka
12 5 (0.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 805 (19.17%) Data Centre
2 214 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 181 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 108 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 102 (2.43%) Driving Licence
6 81 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
7 63 (1.50%) RSA SecurID
8 52 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 41 (0.98%) e-Health
10 32 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 31 (0.74%) PKI
11 31 (0.74%) Visualisation
12 30 (0.71%) Hedge funds
13 29 (0.69%) Internet of Things
13 29 (0.69%) Private Cloud
14 27 (0.64%) IPTV
15 26 (0.62%) Statistics
16 23 (0.55%) Clustering
17 22 (0.52%) Replication
18 19 (0.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 676 (16.10%) Windows
2 628 (14.95%) Linux
3 364 (8.67%) Windows Server
4 230 (5.48%) Unix
5 157 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 150 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 52 (1.24%) CentOS
9 38 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (0.83%) Android
11 31 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 28 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 22 (0.52%) Debian
13 22 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 21 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.40%) Apple iOS
16 16 (0.38%) VyOS
17 15 (0.36%) Windows NT
18 14 (0.33%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.26%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (14.69%) ITIL
2 418 (9.95%) Network Design
3 387 (9.21%) Network Monitoring
4 369 (8.79%) Load Balancing
5 252 (6.00%) Network Management
6 215 (5.12%) Presales
7 187 (4.45%) Change Management
8 179 (4.26%) High Availability
9 163 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 141 (3.36%) Project Management
10 141 (3.36%) SIEM
11 137 (3.26%) Network Architecture
12 123 (2.93%) Migration
13 122 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
14 110 (2.62%) Change Control
15 109 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
16 99 (2.36%) Mentoring
16 99 (2.36%) Service Management
17 95 (2.26%) Incident Management
18 94 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 163 (3.88%) Python
2 147 (3.50%) SQL
3 88 (2.10%) Perl
4 72 (1.71%) Bash Shell
5 62 (1.48%) C
6 48 (1.14%) Ruby
7 34 (0.81%) Java
7 34 (0.81%) PHP
8 30 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 20 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 15 (0.36%) C++
10 15 (0.36%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.21%) Tcl
12 7 (0.17%) VB
13 6 (0.14%) R
14 5 (0.12%) C#
15 4 (0.095%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.071%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.071%) Go
16 3 (0.071%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2739 (65.21%) Cisco Certification
2 2040 (48.57%) CCNP
3 1613 (38.40%) CCNA
4 553 (13.17%) CCIE
5 382 (9.10%) Security Cleared
6 381 (9.07%) Degree
7 303 (7.21%) SC Cleared
8 197 (4.69%) CCSE
9 175 (4.17%) JNCIA
10 169 (4.02%) CCSA
11 150 (3.57%) CCSP
12 144 (3.43%) JNCIS
13 135 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 129 (3.07%) JNCIP
15 106 (2.52%) CCDP
16 103 (2.45%) MCSE
17 101 (2.40%) CCIP
18 99 (2.36%) CCDA
19 90 (2.14%) DV Cleared
20 82 (1.95%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (6.74%) SLA
2 113 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.33%) COBIT
5 10 (0.24%) QA
5 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.095%) RMADS
8 3 (0.071%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.024%) DICOM
9 1 (0.024%) HL7
9 1 (0.024%) SAS 70
System Software
1 319 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 317 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 117 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 88 (2.10%) vSphere
5 42 (1.00%) Firmware
6 40 (0.95%) XenApp
7 26 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.52%) Squid
9 20 (0.48%) NFS
10 16 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
10 16 (0.38%) Xen
11 15 (0.36%) XenServer
12 14 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.31%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.29%) ProxySG
15 11 (0.26%) VMware ESX
16 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.21%) Samba
17 8 (0.19%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 112 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
3 106 (2.52%) FortiGate
4 80 (1.90%) Nagios
5 69 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 56 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 55 (1.31%) Cacti
8 26 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
9 20 (0.48%) Netcool
10 18 (0.43%) Ansible
10 18 (0.43%) Backup Exec
10 18 (0.43%) OpenView
10 18 (0.43%) SCCM
11 16 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (0.38%) Puppet
11 16 (0.38%) SmokePing
12 12 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (0.26%) HP NNM
14 10 (0.24%) Graphite
15 9 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3412 (81.24%) Cisco
2 1229 (29.26%) Juniper
3 1165 (27.74%) CheckPoint
4 858 (20.43%) F5
5 612 (14.57%) VMware
6 501 (11.93%) Palo Alto
7 490 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 357 (8.50%) HP
9 342 (8.14%) SolarWinds
10 215 (5.12%) Citrix
11 209 (4.98%) Riverbed
12 188 (4.48%) Fortinet
13 165 (3.93%) Blue Coat
14 157 (3.74%) Meraki
15 146 (3.48%) Avaya
16 139 (3.31%) Brocade
17 111 (2.64%) Aruba
18 96 (2.29%) Extreme Networks
19 67 (1.60%) Dell
19 67 (1.60%) Red Hat
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent on-top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday