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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK
Rank 157 152 151
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1726 2198 2234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 2.15% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.23% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1839 1859
Median salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +10 1692 £46,000 +2.22% 165
London +11 679 £55,000 +10.00% 62
South East +26 502 £45,000 -5.26% 44
West Midlands +15 149 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Berkshire -22 123 £50,250 -4.28% 7
Surrey +27 114 £42,000 -6.66% 8
East Sussex +76 101 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Brighton +68 98 £40,000 -5.88% 4
City of London -17 97 £57,500 +9.52% 15
North West +33 95 £41,000 -1.05% 13
East of England -52 88 £45,000 +11.11% 12
Hampshire +3 87 £45,000 +11.11% 11
South West -11 79 £37,500 - 14
Yorkshire -45 64 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Manchester -7 58 £40,000 -3.61% 8
Birmingham +21 55 £50,000 +29.87% 5
West Yorkshire -36 45 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Reading -27 43 £55,000 - 5
East Midlands +13 42 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Leeds -28 42 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bristol +24 36 £36,000 -15.29% 4
Hertfordshire -40 27 £33,750 -20.58% 5
Herefordshire - 27 £45,000 - 3
Basingstoke +10 26 £43,750 +18.24% 2
Bedfordshire +21 24 £43,250 -3.88% 2
Cambridgeshire -27 24 £52,500 +29.62% 5
Camberley +24 23 £55,000 +74.60% 2
Kent +10 23 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Northamptonshire +36 22 £42,500 -
Wiltshire +13 21 £45,000 +20.00% 3

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 3096 (81.15%) Cisco
2 2469 (64.72%) Firewall
3 2408 (63.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1821 (47.73%) CCNP
5 1410 (36.96%) WAN
6 1348 (35.33%) LAN
7 1283 (33.63%) CCNA
8 1230 (32.24%) Juniper
9 1043 (27.34%) BGP
10 1020 (26.74%) Network Security
11 992 (26.00%) MPLS
12 979 (25.66%) OSPF
13 975 (25.56%) Cisco ASA
14 949 (24.88%) VPN
15 948 (24.85%) CheckPoint
16 884 (23.17%) Data Centre
17 867 (22.73%) Wireless
18 740 (19.40%) Palo Alto
19 739 (19.37%) F5
20 661 (17.33%) DNS
21 586 (15.36%) TCP/IP
22 585 (15.33%) Windows
23 577 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
24 547 (14.34%) Network Design
25 498 (13.05%) VoIP
26 496 (13.00%) ITIL
27 494 (12.95%) CCIE
28 483 (12.66%) Linux
29 475 (12.45%) VMware
30 462 (12.11%) 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 89 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 60 (1.57%) IIS
3 36 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (0.89%) Apache
4 34 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 31 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 27 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 21 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.13%) nginx
12 3 (0.079%) Confluence
12 3 (0.079%) JBoss
13 2 (0.052%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.052%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.026%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.026%) lighttpd
14 1 (0.026%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 126 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 75 (1.97%) MS Office
3 69 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (0.13%) MS Project
6 4 (0.10%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.052%) GIMP
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.52%) Office 365
4 52 (1.36%) SaaS
5 36 (0.94%) IaaS
6 21 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.39%) PaaS
8 6 (0.16%) Bluemix
8 6 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.13%) G Suite
10 3 (0.079%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.026%) Akamai
12 1 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2469 (64.72%) Firewall
2 1410 (36.96%) WAN
3 1348 (35.33%) LAN
4 1043 (27.34%) BGP
5 1020 (26.74%) Network Security
6 992 (26.00%) MPLS
7 979 (25.66%) OSPF
8 975 (25.56%) Cisco ASA
9 949 (24.88%) VPN
10 867 (22.73%) Wireless
11 661 (17.33%) DNS
12 586 (15.36%) TCP/IP
13 577 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 498 (13.05%) VoIP
15 391 (10.25%) VLAN
16 371 (9.72%) DHCP
17 344 (9.02%) Cisco IOS
18 296 (7.76%) EIGRP
19 269 (7.05%) IPsec
20 246 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.42%) GIS
3 13 (0.34%) MySQL
4 7 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (0.18%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.13%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.052%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.052%) Redis
6 2 (0.052%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.026%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.026%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.026%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.026%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.026%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.026%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.026%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.026%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.16%) Subversion
4 5 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.10%) GCC
5 4 (0.10%) GDB
5 4 (0.10%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.10%) Trac
6 3 (0.079%) JIRA
6 3 (0.079%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.026%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 462 (12.11%) Finance
2 435 (11.40%) Telecoms
3 101 (2.65%) Banking
4 87 (2.28%) Retail
5 50 (1.31%) Legal
6 44 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 38 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 31 (0.81%) Games
9 27 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 26 (0.68%) Law
10 26 (0.68%) Marketing
11 22 (0.58%) Advertising
12 19 (0.50%) Publishing
13 18 (0.47%) Electronics
14 12 (0.31%) Back Office
15 10 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.26%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.24%) French Language
16 9 (0.24%) Front Office
16 9 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (3.62%) 802.1X
2 19 (0.50%) Web Services
3 16 (0.42%) .NET
4 11 (0.29%) LAMP
4 11 (0.29%) SAX
5 10 (0.26%) HTML
6 6 (0.16%) Flash
6 6 (0.16%) FreeSWITCH
7 4 (0.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (0.10%) CSS
7 4 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.10%) STL
7 4 (0.10%) WAP
7 4 (0.10%) XMPP
8 3 (0.079%) Middleware
9 2 (0.052%) CGI
9 2 (0.052%) J2EE
9 2 (0.052%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.052%) RFC 2544
9 2 (0.052%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 884 (23.17%) Data Centre
2 178 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (3.56%) Driving Licence
4 127 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 58 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 51 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 43 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 40 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 32 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 31 (0.81%) IVR
11 29 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
12 26 (0.68%) BYOD
12 26 (0.68%) PKI
12 26 (0.68%) Replication
13 24 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
13 24 (0.63%) Virtual Team
14 22 (0.58%) Fintech
15 20 (0.52%) iPad
16 15 (0.39%) CESG
17 14 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 585 (15.33%) Windows
2 483 (12.66%) Linux
3 303 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 179 (4.69%) Unix
5 104 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 36 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (0.92%) Solaris
10 23 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 20 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 17 (0.45%) CentOS
14 13 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.31%) VyOS
15 12 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.21%) Debian
16 8 (0.21%) VMS
17 7 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (14.34%) Network Design
2 496 (13.00%) ITIL
3 359 (9.41%) Load Balancing
4 305 (7.99%) Network Management
5 276 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
6 222 (5.82%) Presales
7 193 (5.06%) Change Management
8 171 (4.48%) Project Management
9 159 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 143 (3.75%) Network Architecture
11 136 (3.56%) Service Delivery
12 133 (3.49%) High Availability
13 117 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
14 116 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 112 (2.94%) Migration
16 106 (2.78%) Change Control
17 104 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
18 103 (2.70%) Service Management
19 94 (2.46%) Incident Management
19 94 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (2.65%) Python
2 85 (2.23%) SQL
3 57 (1.49%) Perl
4 48 (1.26%) Bash Shell
5 38 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 27 (0.71%) C
7 25 (0.66%) PHP
8 20 (0.52%) C++
9 15 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 14 (0.37%) Java
11 11 (0.29%) Tcl
12 9 (0.24%) Ruby
13 5 (0.13%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.10%) R
15 3 (0.079%) VB
16 2 (0.052%) Lisp
17 1 (0.026%) Delphi
17 1 (0.026%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 1 (0.026%) Jython
17 1 (0.026%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2408 (63.12%) Cisco Certification
2 1821 (47.73%) CCNP
3 1283 (33.63%) CCNA
4 494 (12.95%) CCIE
5 305 (7.99%) Degree
6 234 (6.13%) Security Cleared
7 200 (5.24%) JNCIA
8 179 (4.69%) SC Cleared
9 142 (3.72%) JNCIP
10 130 (3.41%) CCSA
11 110 (2.88%) JNCIS
12 95 (2.49%) CCDP
13 89 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 81 (2.12%) CCSP
15 78 (2.04%) DV Cleared
16 74 (1.94%) MCSE
17 61 (1.60%) CCSE
18 60 (1.57%) CCIP
19 53 (1.39%) CCNP Voice
20 48 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (5.01%) SLA
2 83 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 61 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.37%) QA
6 9 (0.24%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.052%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.026%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.026%) ISO27005
System Software
1 278 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 248 (6.50%) Active Directory
3 102 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 67 (1.76%) vSphere
5 59 (1.55%) Firmware
6 31 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (0.79%) ProxySG
8 29 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 17 (0.45%) VMware ESX
11 16 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.42%) XenApp
12 11 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.24%) Docker
13 9 (0.24%) KVM
13 9 (0.24%) Snort
13 9 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
14 8 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 161 (4.22%) FortiGate
2 151 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 111 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
4 71 (1.86%) Nagios
5 52 (1.36%) Puppet
6 43 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 41 (1.07%) Cacti
8 34 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
9 33 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (0.71%) SCCM
11 23 (0.60%) Ansible
11 23 (0.60%) NetBackup
12 16 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
13 15 (0.39%) Juniper STRM
13 15 (0.39%) OpenNMS
14 13 (0.34%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.29%) SCOM
16 10 (0.26%) Endace
17 9 (0.24%) Cisco CME
17 9 (0.24%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3096 (81.15%) Cisco
2 1230 (32.24%) Juniper
3 948 (24.85%) CheckPoint
4 740 (19.40%) Palo Alto
5 739 (19.37%) F5
6 475 (12.45%) VMware
7 364 (9.54%) Microsoft
8 291 (7.63%) Fortinet
9 286 (7.50%) HP
10 261 (6.84%) SolarWinds
11 192 (5.03%) Riverbed
12 142 (3.72%) Citrix
13 138 (3.62%) Avaya
14 132 (3.46%) Aruba
15 120 (3.15%) Meraki
16 112 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
17 109 (2.86%) SonicWALL
18 95 (2.49%) Brocade
19 87 (2.28%) Blue Coat
20 79 (2.07%) Mitel
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
JM
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The North Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago