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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 165 168 193
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2010 2103 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 1.92% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.99% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1835 1579
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,025 £30,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 1916 £45,000 - 170
London -1 723 £52,500 - 60
South East +14 514 £45,000 - 42
East of England +45 142 £42,000 -1.17% 9
Berkshire +1 137 £55,000 +22.22% 6
South West +29 134 £39,000 +4.00% 13
Surrey +11 130 £45,000 -8.16% 10
Hampshire +54 125 £40,000 -11.11% 12
West Midlands -26 123 £42,500 +19.71% 8
City of London -10 106 £55,000 - 11
North West +29 99 £37,500 - 16
Yorkshire -20 99 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Hertfordshire +50 89 £42,500 -10.52% 5
West Yorkshire -11 75 £45,000 +10.42% 10
East Midlands +32 74 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Leeds +6 69 £45,000 +7.14% 8
Reading 0 67 £60,000 +23.07% 3
Manchester +29 65 £38,000 -1.29% 12
Bristol +33 57 £34,750 -7.33% 5
Kent +48 50 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Birmingham -41 46 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Wales +22 38 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Wiltshire +6 36 £32,500 -27.77%
Leicestershire +26 35 £42,500 - 2
South Wales +21 33 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hemel Hempstead +27 31 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Andover - 30 £24,500 -
Leicester +19 28 £42,500 - 1
Coventry +17 27 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Basingstoke +4 25 £37,500 -23.07% 2

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 3246 (80.67%) Cisco
2 2565 (63.74%) Firewall
3 2473 (61.46%) Cisco Certification
4 1819 (45.20%) CCNP
5 1482 (36.83%) CCNA
6 1426 (35.44%) WAN
7 1331 (33.08%) LAN
8 1169 (29.05%) CheckPoint
9 1168 (29.03%) VPN
10 1130 (28.08%) Network Security
11 1100 (27.34%) Cisco ASA
12 1039 (25.82%) Juniper
13 898 (22.32%) BGP
14 895 (22.24%) MPLS
15 854 (21.22%) Wireless
16 774 (19.23%) OSPF
17 732 (18.19%) Data Centre
18 722 (17.94%) F5
19 694 (17.25%) Windows
20 666 (16.55%) TCP/IP
21 651 (16.18%) ITIL
22 626 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
23 619 (15.38%) Linux
24 612 (15.21%) VMware
25 584 (14.51%) DNS
26 569 (14.14%) Palo Alto
27 568 (14.12%) VoIP
28 519 (12.90%) Microsoft
29 489 (12.15%) Telecoms
30 465 (11.56%) Finance

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
1 147 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 66 (1.64%) IIS
3 54 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 40 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 35 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 30 (0.75%) Apache
8 28 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.20%) JBoss
14 5 (0.12%) nginx
15 4 (0.099%) CMS
15 4 (0.099%) SAS
15 4 (0.099%) WordPress
16 3 (0.075%) Confluence
17 1 (0.025%) SharePoint 2013
17 1 (0.025%) uWSGI
Applications
1 239 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 97 (2.41%) MS Office
3 79 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.40%) MS Project
6 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.050%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.025%) Eikon
3 1 (0.025%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.025%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 79 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (1.47%) Office 365
3 58 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (1.29%) SaaS
5 31 (0.77%) IaaS
6 11 (0.27%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.075%) GitHub
9 2 (0.050%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.050%) PaaS
10 1 (0.025%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.025%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.025%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.025%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.025%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.025%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2565 (63.74%) Firewall
2 1426 (35.44%) WAN
3 1331 (33.08%) LAN
4 1168 (29.03%) VPN
5 1130 (28.08%) Network Security
6 1100 (27.34%) Cisco ASA
7 898 (22.32%) BGP
8 895 (22.24%) MPLS
9 854 (21.22%) Wireless
10 774 (19.23%) OSPF
11 666 (16.55%) TCP/IP
12 626 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 584 (14.51%) DNS
14 568 (14.12%) VoIP
15 418 (10.39%) EIGRP
16 384 (9.54%) DHCP
17 343 (8.52%) VLAN
18 264 (6.56%) Internet
19 243 (6.04%) SAN
20 240 (5.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (0.50%) MySQL
3 15 (0.37%) Hadoop
4 11 (0.27%) Big Data
4 11 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.15%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.15%) Redis
7 3 (0.075%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.050%) Aerospike
8 2 (0.050%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.050%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.050%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.050%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.050%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.050%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.025%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.025%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 33 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (0.22%) Metasploit
4 8 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.075%) JIRA
8 2 (0.050%) gulp
8 2 (0.050%) QUnit
8 2 (0.050%) Selenium
8 2 (0.050%) Subversion
9 1 (0.025%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.025%) Bitbucket
General
1 489 (12.15%) Telecoms
2 465 (11.56%) Finance
3 155 (3.85%) Banking
4 116 (2.88%) Retail
5 65 (1.62%) Law
6 43 (1.07%) Games
7 36 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 35 (0.87%) Legal
9 34 (0.84%) Marketing
10 33 (0.82%) Electronics
11 27 (0.67%) Publishing
12 25 (0.62%) Advertising
13 21 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.45%) Back Office
14 18 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.30%) Front Office
17 7 (0.17%) Billing
17 7 (0.17%) Japanese Language
18 5 (0.12%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (2.93%) 802.1X
2 26 (0.65%) Web Services
3 16 (0.40%) CSS
4 14 (0.35%) HTML
5 9 (0.22%) XMPP
6 8 (0.20%) .NET
7 7 (0.17%) HTML5
7 7 (0.17%) React
7 7 (0.17%) XML
8 6 (0.15%) ELK Stack
8 6 (0.15%) Kafka
8 6 (0.15%) WAP
9 5 (0.12%) CSS3
9 5 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (0.12%) JSON
9 5 (0.12%) LAMP
9 5 (0.12%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.12%) REST
9 5 (0.12%) Sass
9 5 (0.12%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 732 (18.19%) Data Centre
2 262 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 195 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 132 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 89 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 80 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 70 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
8 66 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 51 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 50 (1.24%) Mathematics
11 44 (1.09%) Statistics
12 42 (1.04%) PKI
13 30 (0.75%) Internet of Things
14 28 (0.70%) e-Health
14 28 (0.70%) Visualisation
15 27 (0.67%) Clustering
16 26 (0.65%) Replication
17 24 (0.60%) EMC VNX
18 23 (0.57%) IPTV
19 20 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 694 (17.25%) Windows
2 619 (15.38%) Linux
3 348 (8.65%) Windows Server
4 198 (4.92%) Unix
5 144 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 135 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 43 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (0.99%) CentOS
10 36 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 24 (0.60%) Debian
11 24 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 23 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 22 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.40%) Solaris
16 15 (0.37%) Android
17 14 (0.35%) VyOS
18 11 (0.27%) Apple iOS
19 8 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (16.18%) ITIL
2 430 (10.69%) Network Design
3 317 (7.88%) Network Monitoring
4 310 (7.70%) Load Balancing
5 271 (6.73%) Network Management
6 231 (5.74%) Change Management
7 175 (4.35%) Presales
8 172 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 164 (4.08%) Project Management
10 153 (3.80%) High Availability
11 151 (3.75%) Network Architecture
12 140 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
13 133 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
14 132 (3.28%) SIEM
15 110 (2.73%) Incident Management
16 107 (2.66%) Change Control
17 100 (2.49%) Service Management
18 97 (2.41%) Configuration Management
19 93 (2.31%) Migration
20 87 (2.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 137 (3.40%) SQL
2 136 (3.38%) Python
3 104 (2.58%) Perl
4 79 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 57 (1.42%) C
6 35 (0.87%) PHP
6 35 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 32 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 32 (0.80%) Ruby
8 25 (0.62%) Java
9 17 (0.42%) Tcl
10 16 (0.40%) C++
11 8 (0.20%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.12%) R
13 4 (0.099%) Lisp
14 3 (0.075%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.075%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.075%) VB
15 2 (0.050%) Clojure
15 2 (0.050%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2473 (61.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1819 (45.20%) CCNP
3 1482 (36.83%) CCNA
4 452 (11.23%) CCIE
5 396 (9.84%) Degree
6 392 (9.74%) Security Cleared
7 280 (6.96%) SC Cleared
8 165 (4.10%) CCSE
9 150 (3.73%) CCSA
10 148 (3.68%) JNCIA
11 144 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 137 (3.40%) JNCIS
13 136 (3.38%) CCSP
14 133 (3.31%) JNCIP
15 113 (2.81%) DV Cleared
16 102 (2.53%) MCSE
17 98 (2.44%) CCIP
18 91 (2.26%) CCDP
19 72 (1.79%) CCDA
20 69 (1.71%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (7.23%) SLA
2 177 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.15%) QA
6 4 (0.099%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.075%) RMADS
7 3 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.075%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.025%) DICOM
8 1 (0.025%) GPG13
8 1 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 346 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 334 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 105 (2.61%) vSphere
5 63 (1.57%) Firmware
6 34 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
7 32 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (0.72%) VMware ESX
9 26 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 22 (0.55%) KVM
11 19 (0.47%) ISA Server
12 17 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (0.42%) XenApp
13 14 (0.35%) ProxySG
13 14 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (0.35%) Xen
14 12 (0.30%) NFS
15 10 (0.25%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.22%) Squid
16 9 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 156 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 129 (3.21%) FortiGate
3 119 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
4 79 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
5 78 (1.94%) Nagios
6 52 (1.29%) Cacti
7 41 (1.02%) Puppet
8 40 (0.99%) Ansible
9 39 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
10 34 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (0.55%) Netcool
12 16 (0.40%) Nessus
12 16 (0.40%) OpenView
12 16 (0.40%) vRealize
13 15 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
14 13 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
14 13 (0.32%) OpenNMS
14 13 (0.32%) SCCM
15 10 (0.25%) NetBackup
16 9 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3246 (80.67%) Cisco
2 1169 (29.05%) CheckPoint
3 1039 (25.82%) Juniper
4 722 (17.94%) F5
5 612 (15.21%) VMware
6 569 (14.14%) Palo Alto
7 519 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 318 (7.90%) HP
9 287 (7.13%) SolarWinds
10 191 (4.75%) Fortinet
11 175 (4.35%) Meraki
12 162 (4.03%) Riverbed
13 156 (3.88%) Citrix
14 145 (3.60%) Avaya
15 130 (3.23%) Aruba
16 127 (3.16%) Blue Coat
17 108 (2.68%) Brocade
18 95 (2.36%) Extreme Networks
19 72 (1.79%) NetApp
20 71 (1.76%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + on-call + bonus + excellent benefits!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterlee, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10 % bonus, healthcare, pension, lif
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £49,500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £27000 - £35000 Per Annum plus bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £market
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus full benefits package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago