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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 143 191 153
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2052 1884 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.29% 1.75% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.81% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1708 1636 1847
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +49 1942 £45,000 -5.26% 152
London +20 706 £52,500 +5.00% 49
South East +77 585 £45,000 -1.63% 35
Surrey +85 164 £45,000 +3.44% 10
West Midlands +2 144 £39,500 -1.25% 19
Hampshire +66 140 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Berkshire -9 130 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East of England +29 126 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands +61 112 £42,500 +10.38% 11
North West +30 106 £40,000 -11.11% 15
City of London +22 105 £54,750 +9.50% 10
South West +41 92 £40,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +32 70 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -15 68 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Manchester +33 66 £38,000 -9.52% 7
Reading -5 63 £57,500 +5.50% 6
Scotland +65 57 £43,000 +22.85% 3
Reigate +49 57 £50,000 -4.76%
Birmingham -5 57 £39,500 -7.05% 4
West Yorkshire +1 52 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Leeds +11 48 £42,500 -5.55% 4
East Sussex - 43 £40,000 - 3
Leicestershire +20 38 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Brighton - 38 £40,000 - 3
Bristol +20 36 £43,750 +6.70% 6
Basingstoke +14 36 £44,250 +12.02% 1
Kent +24 33 £57,500 +59.72%
Hemel Hempstead +19 33 £45,000 -5.26%
Leicester +19 32 £43,000 +10.25% 2
Edinburgh +34 30 £34,169 +5.13%

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 3178 (79.17%) Cisco
2 2546 (63.43%) Firewall
3 2476 (61.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1811 (45.12%) CCNP
5 1478 (36.82%) WAN
6 1462 (36.42%) LAN
7 1404 (34.98%) CCNA
8 1061 (26.43%) Network Security
9 1046 (26.06%) Juniper
9 1046 (26.06%) CheckPoint
10 994 (24.76%) VPN
11 951 (23.69%) BGP
12 925 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
13 917 (22.85%) MPLS
14 862 (21.47%) OSPF
15 858 (21.38%) Data Centre
16 844 (21.03%) Wireless
17 729 (18.16%) F5
18 677 (16.87%) TCP/IP
19 672 (16.74%) Windows
20 666 (16.59%) DNS
21 643 (16.02%) Palo Alto
22 589 (14.67%) ITIL
23 586 (14.60%) Cisco Nexus
24 570 (14.20%) Linux
25 568 (14.15%) VMware
26 527 (13.13%) Telecoms
27 523 (13.03%) Network Design
28 502 (12.51%) VoIP
29 445 (11.09%) Microsoft

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
1 140 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 75 (1.87%) IIS
3 52 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 41 (1.02%) Apache
5 41 (1.02%) OpenStack
6 32 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 30 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.17%) nginx
12 4 (0.100%) JBoss
12 4 (0.100%) SAS
13 3 (0.075%) Confluence
14 2 (0.050%) CMS
14 2 (0.050%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.025%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.025%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.025%) lighttpd
Applications
1 185 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 71 (1.77%) MS Office
3 61 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.075%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.050%) GIMP
8 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.025%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 113 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (1.82%) Office 365
4 53 (1.32%) SaaS
5 43 (1.07%) IaaS
6 14 (0.35%) PaaS
7 12 (0.30%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.15%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.15%) G Suite
9 6 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.025%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.025%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.025%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2546 (63.43%) Firewall
2 1478 (36.82%) WAN
3 1462 (36.42%) LAN
4 1061 (26.43%) Network Security
5 994 (24.76%) VPN
6 951 (23.69%) BGP
7 925 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
8 917 (22.85%) MPLS
9 862 (21.47%) OSPF
10 844 (21.03%) Wireless
11 677 (16.87%) TCP/IP
12 666 (16.59%) DNS
13 586 (14.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 502 (12.51%) VoIP
15 406 (10.11%) DHCP
16 380 (9.47%) VLAN
17 355 (8.84%) EIGRP
18 299 (7.45%) Cisco IOS
19 266 (6.63%) SAN
20 257 (6.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (0.45%) MySQL
3 16 (0.40%) GIS
4 9 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.20%) Redis
6 7 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.12%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.075%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.075%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.050%) Aerospike
10 2 (0.050%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.050%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.025%) Big Data
11 1 (0.025%) DB2
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.025%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.025%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.025%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.075%) JIRA
6 2 (0.050%) Subversion
6 2 (0.050%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.025%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.025%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.025%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 527 (13.13%) Telecoms
2 427 (10.64%) Finance
3 149 (3.71%) Banking
4 125 (3.11%) Retail
5 57 (1.42%) Legal
6 56 (1.40%) Law
7 52 (1.30%) Games
8 35 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 31 (0.77%) Marketing
10 26 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.62%) Publishing
12 24 (0.60%) Back Office
13 23 (0.57%) Advertising
14 22 (0.55%) Electronics
15 21 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.30%) Front Office
17 11 (0.27%) Billing
18 10 (0.25%) Military
19 9 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (3.31%) 802.1X
2 33 (0.82%) Web Services
3 17 (0.42%) .NET
4 9 (0.22%) SAX
5 8 (0.20%) WAP
6 7 (0.17%) HTML
6 7 (0.17%) LAMP
7 6 (0.15%) Flash
7 6 (0.15%) FreeSWITCH
8 5 (0.12%) XMPP
9 4 (0.100%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.075%) CSS
10 3 (0.075%) HTML5
10 3 (0.075%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.075%) RESTful
11 2 (0.050%) ADSI
11 2 (0.050%) Cocoa
11 2 (0.050%) J2EE
11 2 (0.050%) JSON
11 2 (0.050%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 858 (21.38%) Data Centre
2 255 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 169 (4.21%) Driving Licence
5 81 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 52 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 38 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 37 (0.92%) PKI
10 35 (0.87%) Statistics
11 33 (0.82%) Replication
12 29 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
12 29 (0.72%) Virtual Team
13 28 (0.70%) iPad
14 24 (0.60%) BYOD
14 24 (0.60%) CESG
15 22 (0.55%) IVR
16 20 (0.50%) EMC VNX
16 20 (0.50%) Hedge funds
17 16 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 672 (16.74%) Windows
2 570 (14.20%) Linux
3 328 (8.17%) Windows Server
4 187 (4.66%) Unix
5 130 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 105 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 42 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (0.85%) Solaris
10 31 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.67%) CentOS
12 26 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.50%) Windows 10
14 18 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 17 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.40%) Debian
17 15 (0.37%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.35%) VyOS
19 9 (0.22%) VMS
20 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (14.67%) ITIL
2 523 (13.03%) Network Design
3 360 (8.97%) Load Balancing
4 291 (7.25%) Network Management
5 254 (6.33%) Network Monitoring
6 217 (5.41%) Change Management
7 205 (5.11%) Project Management
8 158 (3.94%) Presales
9 156 (3.89%) Network Architecture
10 147 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 146 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
12 141 (3.51%) High Availability
13 140 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
14 128 (3.19%) Change Control
15 124 (3.09%) Migration
16 118 (2.94%) Configuration Management
16 118 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
17 117 (2.91%) Mentoring
18 116 (2.89%) Incident Management
19 105 (2.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (3.01%) SQL
2 116 (2.89%) Python
3 81 (2.02%) Perl
4 63 (1.57%) Bash Shell
5 39 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 35 (0.87%) PHP
7 34 (0.85%) C
8 25 (0.62%) C++
9 23 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 23 (0.57%) Tcl
10 18 (0.45%) Ruby
11 12 (0.30%) Java
12 8 (0.20%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.15%) Lisp
14 5 (0.12%) VB
15 3 (0.075%) R
16 2 (0.050%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.050%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.025%) CLIST
17 1 (0.025%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2476 (61.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1811 (45.12%) CCNP
3 1404 (34.98%) CCNA
4 420 (10.46%) CCIE
5 352 (8.77%) Degree
6 331 (8.25%) Security Cleared
7 226 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 171 (4.26%) JNCIA
9 134 (3.34%) CCSA
10 128 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 111 (2.77%) JNCIP
12 106 (2.64%) CCDP
13 102 (2.54%) JNCIS
14 92 (2.29%) MCSE
15 90 (2.24%) DV Cleared
16 87 (2.17%) CCSE
17 83 (2.07%) CCSP
18 60 (1.49%) CCIP
19 58 (1.44%) CISSP
20 53 (1.32%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (6.35%) SLA
2 116 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.17%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.15%) QA
6 4 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.075%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.025%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.025%) ISO27005
System Software
1 346 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 318 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 118 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 93 (2.32%) vSphere
5 88 (2.19%) Firmware
6 51 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 36 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 36 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.62%) KVM
8 25 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.37%) XenApp
10 12 (0.30%) ISA Server
10 12 (0.30%) OpenSIPS
10 12 (0.30%) ProxySG
10 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (0.27%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.25%) NFS
13 9 (0.22%) Docker
14 7 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 142 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 130 (3.24%) Cisco Prime
3 121 (3.01%) FortiGate
4 67 (1.67%) Nagios
5 65 (1.62%) Puppet
6 59 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 50 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (1.17%) Ansible
9 45 (1.12%) Cacti
10 29 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
11 25 (0.62%) NetBackup
12 20 (0.50%) OpenNMS
13 18 (0.45%) SCCM
14 15 (0.37%) Nessus
15 11 (0.27%) SCOM
15 11 (0.27%) vRealize
16 9 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
16 9 (0.22%) QRadar
17 8 (0.20%) AirWatch
17 8 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3178 (79.17%) Cisco
2 1046 (26.06%) CheckPoint
2 1046 (26.06%) Juniper
3 729 (18.16%) F5
4 643 (16.02%) Palo Alto
5 568 (14.15%) VMware
6 445 (11.09%) Microsoft
7 282 (7.03%) HP
8 252 (6.28%) SolarWinds
9 205 (5.11%) Fortinet
10 158 (3.94%) Avaya
11 139 (3.46%) Riverbed
12 136 (3.39%) Meraki
13 120 (2.99%) Citrix
14 109 (2.72%) Aruba
15 108 (2.69%) Extreme Networks
16 90 (2.24%) Brocade
17 84 (2.09%) Blue Coat
18 76 (1.89%) NetApp
19 72 (1.79%) Dell
Cobham, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 46k per year + Bonus, Pension,Holidays, Discounts and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Great package
Posted: Yesterday
North West
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 2000 on call allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on call, bonus, overtime and be
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday