The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 162 151 231
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2103 2208 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 2.07% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.15% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1845 1165
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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 -13 1942 £45,000 - 200
London -42 783 £50,000 +5.26% 67
South East +3 517 £48,000 +10.34% 63
Berkshire +33 235 £52,500 +7.69% 16
East of England +19 175 £40,500 -8.98% 13
City of London -10 159 £50,000 - 15
West Midlands +33 152 £40,000 +8.10% 13
Reading +45 140 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Yorkshire +4 134 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Surrey +2 108 £45,000 +9.75% 15
West Yorkshire +13 100 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South West -3 100 £36,500 -2.66% 14
Hampshire +30 95 £41,000 -8.88% 15
Leeds +16 79 £45,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +27 74 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Cambridgeshire +23 55 £40,500 -4.70% 1
South Wales +9 54 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Wales +6 54 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Scotland +18 51 £47,500 +5.55% 11
North West -23 51 £40,375 +7.66% 9
Cambridge +22 49 £44,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +17 43 £40,000 +25.00% 6
Birmingham +4 43 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Manchester +1 39 £41,438 +10.50% 7
Cardiff +14 33 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Glasgow +2 33 £47,500 +25.00% 7
Bracknell +25 32 £48,750 +62.50% 1
Coventry +23 32 £37,500 +7.52% 1
Warwickshire -4 29 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire +6 27 £40,000 +77.77% 7

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 3212 (81.05%) Cisco
2 2668 (67.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2431 (61.34%) Firewall
4 1971 (49.74%) CCNP
5 1461 (36.87%) WAN
6 1446 (36.49%) CCNA
7 1395 (35.20%) LAN
8 1138 (28.72%) Juniper
9 1070 (27.00%) Cisco ASA
10 1037 (26.17%) VPN
11 1022 (25.79%) BGP
12 995 (25.11%) CheckPoint
13 902 (22.76%) Network Security
14 897 (22.63%) MPLS
15 859 (21.68%) Wireless
16 816 (20.59%) OSPF
17 790 (19.93%) Data Centre
18 780 (19.68%) F5
19 739 (18.65%) Cisco Nexus
20 738 (18.62%) TCP/IP
21 672 (16.96%) Windows
22 618 (15.59%) VoIP
23 607 (15.32%) Linux
24 589 (14.86%) Finance
25 573 (14.46%) Telecoms
26 568 (14.33%) DNS
27 561 (14.16%) VMware
28 524 (13.22%) CCIE
29 522 (13.17%) ITIL
30 468 (11.81%) VLAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 180 (4.54%) MS Exchange
2 85 (2.14%) Skype for Business
3 66 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 52 (1.31%) Apache
6 42 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (0.93%) IIS
8 33 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.20%) SAS
13 7 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.15%) MTS
14 6 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.13%) Confluence
16 4 (0.10%) CloudStack
16 4 (0.10%) JBoss
16 4 (0.10%) nginx
16 4 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 194 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 101 (2.55%) MS Office
3 65 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.20%) SAP CRM
2 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.025%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.11%) Office 365
3 34 (0.86%) SaaS
4 30 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (0.30%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.23%) Yammer
10 7 (0.18%) GitHub
11 6 (0.15%) IaaS
12 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.076%) PaaS
14 2 (0.050%) Linode
15 1 (0.025%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.025%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.025%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.025%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.025%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2431 (61.34%) Firewall
2 1461 (36.87%) WAN
3 1395 (35.20%) LAN
4 1070 (27.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1037 (26.17%) VPN
6 1022 (25.79%) BGP
7 902 (22.76%) Network Security
8 897 (22.63%) MPLS
9 859 (21.68%) Wireless
10 816 (20.59%) OSPF
11 739 (18.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 738 (18.62%) TCP/IP
13 618 (15.59%) VoIP
14 568 (14.33%) DNS
15 468 (11.81%) VLAN
16 399 (10.07%) Internet
17 353 (8.91%) EIGRP
18 329 (8.30%) DHCP
19 328 (8.28%) Cisco IOS
20 315 (7.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 34 (0.86%) MySQL
3 22 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.20%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.10%) Big Data
6 4 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.076%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.076%) GIS
7 3 (0.076%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.050%) Navicat
9 1 (0.025%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.025%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.025%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.025%) Firebird
9 1 (0.025%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.025%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.025%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.025%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.15%) JIRA
5 4 (0.10%) Subversion
6 2 (0.050%) gulp
6 2 (0.050%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.050%) QUnit
6 2 (0.050%) Selenium
6 2 (0.050%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.050%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.025%) Hudson
7 1 (0.025%) Xcode
General
1 589 (14.86%) Finance
2 573 (14.46%) Telecoms
3 187 (4.72%) Banking
4 103 (2.60%) Retail
5 44 (1.11%) Law
6 41 (1.03%) Marketing
7 40 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 38 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 30 (0.76%) Advertising
9 30 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 27 (0.68%) Games
11 26 (0.66%) Legal
12 20 (0.50%) Back Office
12 20 (0.50%) Online Betting
13 17 (0.43%) Billing
14 12 (0.30%) Electronics
14 12 (0.30%) French Language
14 12 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (1.84%) 802.1X
2 27 (0.68%) CSS
3 23 (0.58%) LAMP
4 20 (0.50%) XMPP
5 12 (0.30%) Web Services
6 10 (0.25%) HTML
7 8 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (0.20%) Middleware
8 7 (0.18%) REST
9 4 (0.10%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (0.10%) JSON
9 4 (0.10%) SOAP
9 4 (0.10%) XML
10 3 (0.076%) COM
10 3 (0.076%) Django
11 2 (0.050%) HTML5
11 2 (0.050%) ISPF
11 2 (0.050%) jQuery
11 2 (0.050%) LESS
11 2 (0.050%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 790 (19.93%) Data Centre
2 257 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 106 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 92 (2.32%) Driving Licence
6 77 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 68 (1.72%) Hedge funds
8 33 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 30 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 25 (0.63%) PKI
11 23 (0.58%) IVR
12 19 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.45%) Eurex
13 18 (0.45%) Private Cloud
14 17 (0.43%) Statistics
15 16 (0.40%) User Experience
16 14 (0.35%) Replication
17 13 (0.33%) Clustering
17 13 (0.33%) e-Health
17 13 (0.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 672 (16.96%) Windows
2 607 (15.32%) Linux
3 327 (8.25%) Windows Server
4 203 (5.12%) Unix
5 166 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 157 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 85 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 47 (1.19%) CentOS
10 36 (0.91%) Solaris
11 31 (0.78%) Android
11 31 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 29 (0.73%) Debian
13 27 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (0.63%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 19 (0.48%) CatOS
17 16 (0.40%) Windows 10
18 12 (0.30%) VyOS
19 11 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (13.17%) ITIL
2 465 (11.73%) Load Balancing
3 432 (10.90%) Network Design
4 286 (7.22%) Network Monitoring
5 282 (7.12%) Network Management
6 207 (5.22%) High Availability
7 185 (4.67%) Presales
8 181 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
9 155 (3.91%) E-Commerce
10 150 (3.79%) Change Management
11 142 (3.58%) Migration
11 142 (3.58%) Project Management
12 127 (3.20%) Mentoring
13 110 (2.78%) Service Delivery
14 107 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
15 102 (2.57%) Change Control
16 99 (2.50%) Network Architecture
17 97 (2.45%) Service Management
18 92 (2.32%) Incident Management
19 90 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 152 (3.84%) Python
2 146 (3.68%) SQL
3 112 (2.83%) Perl
4 68 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 42 (1.06%) C
6 39 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 36 (0.91%) PHP
8 29 (0.73%) Java
9 25 (0.63%) Ruby
10 17 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 16 (0.40%) VB
12 15 (0.38%) JavaScript
13 13 (0.33%) C++
14 10 (0.25%) PHP 5
15 6 (0.15%) VBScript
16 5 (0.13%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.13%) C#
16 5 (0.13%) Tcl
17 4 (0.10%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.10%) R
Qualifications
1 2668 (67.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1971 (49.74%) CCNP
3 1446 (36.49%) CCNA
4 524 (13.22%) CCIE
5 343 (8.66%) Degree
6 301 (7.60%) Security Cleared
7 219 (5.53%) SC Cleared
8 154 (3.89%) CCSA
9 152 (3.84%) CCSE
10 126 (3.18%) CCDP
11 120 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 118 (2.98%) CCSP
13 113 (2.85%) JNCIA
14 94 (2.37%) MCSE
15 92 (2.32%) CCIP
16 91 (2.30%) JNCIS
17 88 (2.22%) CCDA
18 72 (1.82%) JNCIP
19 71 (1.79%) CISSP
20 60 (1.51%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (6.28%) SLA
2 40 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.58%) COBIT
5 19 (0.48%) QA
6 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.050%) GPG13
8 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.025%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.025%) RMADS
8 1 (0.025%) SAS 70
System Software
1 310 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 306 (7.72%) Active Directory
3 94 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 78 (1.97%) vSphere
5 37 (0.93%) XenApp
6 32 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 19 (0.48%) Firmware
8 19 (0.48%) NFS
9 16 (0.40%) Squid
10 15 (0.38%) XenServer
11 14 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.33%) Samba
12 13 (0.33%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.28%) ProxySG
14 9 (0.23%) vCloud
14 9 (0.23%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.23%) Xen
15 8 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 8 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 124 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 94 (2.37%) FortiGate
3 68 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
4 60 (1.51%) CiscoWorks
5 53 (1.34%) Cacti
6 48 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
7 46 (1.16%) Nagios
8 28 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
9 27 (0.68%) SCCM
10 26 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
11 25 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
12 21 (0.53%) Puppet
13 20 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
14 18 (0.45%) OpenView
15 16 (0.40%) Backup Exec
15 16 (0.40%) Endace
15 16 (0.40%) HP NNM
16 14 (0.35%) Netcool
16 14 (0.35%) WSUS
17 13 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3212 (81.05%) Cisco
2 1138 (28.72%) Juniper
3 995 (25.11%) CheckPoint
4 780 (19.68%) F5
5 561 (14.16%) VMware
6 453 (11.43%) Palo Alto
7 444 (11.20%) Microsoft
8 298 (7.52%) SolarWinds
9 286 (7.22%) HP
10 219 (5.53%) Citrix
11 164 (4.14%) Riverbed
12 153 (3.86%) Fortinet
13 141 (3.56%) Blue Coat
14 116 (2.93%) Avaya
15 109 (2.75%) Brocade
16 81 (2.04%) Dell
16 81 (2.04%) Meraki
17 80 (2.02%) Aruba
18 70 (1.77%) Red Hat
19 59 (1.49%) Intel Security
Crawley, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + shares, unlimited holiday, free lunch
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + shares, unlimited holiday, free lunch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
DP Connect Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45k plus bens + bonus and on call a
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 3 days ago