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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 169 171 196
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1950 2073 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.89% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.96% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1704 1785 1557
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 1862 £47,500 +5.55% 203
London +7 717 £55,000 +4.76% 77
South East -12 488 £45,000 - 51
Berkshire -11 139 £53,250 +12.10% 7
East of England +64 134 £40,000 -5.88% 17
West Midlands -19 132 £42,500 +17.08% 14
City of London -16 128 £55,000 - 16
Hampshire +34 117 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Surrey -9 116 £45,000 -5.26% 9
South West +22 111 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Yorkshire -4 103 £50,000 +33.33% 13
North West +36 95 £40,000 +27.49% 18
Hertfordshire +61 77 £40,000 -20.00% 9
West Yorkshire -13 75 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Leeds -3 70 £48,000 +6.66% 8
Reading -7 69 £58,750 +17.50% 4
East Midlands +28 67 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Manchester +37 62 £37,500 +23.96% 15
Birmingham -35 47 £43,750 -7.89% 4
Bristol +36 45 £23,000 -36.55% 4
Kent +41 39 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Wales +16 32 £43,750 +10.75% 2
Leicestershire +24 31 £42,500 -
Basingstoke +12 31 £37,500 -21.05% 2
West Sussex -3 31 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South Wales +16 30 £45,000 +13.92%
Wiltshire +5 29 £30,750 -31.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead +33 27 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South Yorkshire +27 27 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Leicester +19 26 £42,500 -

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3341 (80.72%) Cisco
2 2616 (63.20%) Firewall
3 2578 (62.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1906 (46.05%) CCNP
5 1526 (36.87%) CCNA
6 1480 (35.76%) WAN
7 1351 (32.64%) LAN
8 1260 (30.44%) VPN
9 1182 (28.56%) CheckPoint
10 1157 (27.95%) Network Security
11 1154 (27.88%) Juniper
12 1151 (27.81%) Cisco ASA
13 978 (23.63%) MPLS
14 962 (23.24%) BGP
15 851 (20.56%) Wireless
16 840 (20.29%) OSPF
17 785 (18.97%) F5
18 763 (18.43%) Data Centre
19 709 (17.13%) TCP/IP
20 672 (16.24%) Windows
21 662 (15.99%) Cisco Nexus
22 661 (15.97%) ITIL
23 618 (14.93%) VMware
24 615 (14.86%) Linux
25 600 (14.50%) DNS
26 586 (14.16%) VoIP
27 568 (13.72%) Palo Alto
28 507 (12.25%) Finance
29 506 (12.23%) Microsoft
30 493 (11.91%) CCIE

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
1 136 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 61 (1.47%) IIS
3 54 (1.30%) Skype for Business
4 47 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 30 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 27 (0.65%) Apache
8 23 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.19%) JBoss
13 6 (0.14%) CMS
14 5 (0.12%) nginx
15 4 (0.097%) Confluence
15 4 (0.097%) SAS
15 4 (0.097%) WordPress
16 2 (0.048%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.048%) uWSGI
Applications
1 231 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 94 (2.27%) MS Office
3 78 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.27%) MS Project
6 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.097%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.024%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.024%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 78 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.28%) SaaS
4 51 (1.23%) Office 365
5 23 (0.56%) IaaS
6 7 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.17%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.12%) GitHub
8 3 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.072%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.072%) Route 53
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.048%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.048%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.048%) Linode
10 1 (0.024%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 2616 (63.20%) Firewall
2 1480 (35.76%) WAN
3 1351 (32.64%) LAN
4 1260 (30.44%) VPN
5 1157 (27.95%) Network Security
6 1151 (27.81%) Cisco ASA
7 978 (23.63%) MPLS
8 962 (23.24%) BGP
9 851 (20.56%) Wireless
10 840 (20.29%) OSPF
11 709 (17.13%) TCP/IP
12 662 (15.99%) Cisco Nexus
13 600 (14.50%) DNS
14 586 (14.16%) VoIP
15 447 (10.80%) EIGRP
16 376 (9.08%) DHCP
17 362 (8.75%) VLAN
18 301 (7.27%) Internet
19 262 (6.33%) IPsec
19 262 (6.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (0.46%) MySQL
3 15 (0.36%) Hadoop
4 11 (0.27%) Big Data
5 9 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.14%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.14%) Redis
6 6 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.072%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.072%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.048%) Aerospike
8 2 (0.048%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.048%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.048%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.048%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.048%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.048%) GIS
8 2 (0.048%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.048%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.22%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.097%) JIRA
7 3 (0.072%) gulp
7 3 (0.072%) QUnit
7 3 (0.072%) Selenium
8 2 (0.048%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.048%) Subversion
9 1 (0.024%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.024%) Bitbucket
General
1 507 (12.25%) Finance
2 483 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 166 (4.01%) Banking
4 110 (2.66%) Retail
5 58 (1.40%) Law
6 50 (1.21%) Games
7 44 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 37 (0.89%) Marketing
9 36 (0.87%) Electronics
10 31 (0.75%) Legal
11 30 (0.72%) Advertising
12 27 (0.65%) Publishing
13 20 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.43%) Back Office
15 16 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.27%) Front Office
18 7 (0.17%) Japanese Language
19 6 (0.14%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (2.71%) 802.1X
2 25 (0.60%) Web Services
3 19 (0.46%) CSS
4 15 (0.36%) HTML
5 8 (0.19%) HTML5
5 8 (0.19%) React
5 8 (0.19%) XMPP
6 7 (0.17%) XML
7 6 (0.14%) .NET
7 6 (0.14%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.14%) Kafka
7 6 (0.14%) WAP
8 5 (0.12%) CSS3
8 5 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (0.12%) JSON
8 5 (0.12%) LESS
8 5 (0.12%) REST
8 5 (0.12%) Sass
8 5 (0.12%) Ultra Messaging
9 4 (0.097%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 763 (18.43%) Data Centre
2 246 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 196 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 122 (2.95%) Driving Licence
5 106 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 78 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 71 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 67 (1.62%) RSA SecurID
9 53 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 47 (1.14%) Mathematics
11 43 (1.04%) Statistics
12 40 (0.97%) PKI
13 33 (0.80%) e-Health
13 33 (0.80%) Internet of Things
14 29 (0.70%) Visualisation
15 28 (0.68%) Clustering
16 27 (0.65%) IPTV
17 26 (0.63%) EMC VNX
18 24 (0.58%) Replication
19 22 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 672 (16.24%) Windows
2 615 (14.86%) Linux
3 343 (8.29%) Windows Server
4 212 (5.12%) Unix
5 137 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 131 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 42 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (0.97%) CentOS
9 34 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 24 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 22 (0.53%) Debian
12 21 (0.51%) Android
12 21 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.39%) VyOS
16 15 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.36%) Windows 2000
17 14 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (15.97%) ITIL
2 424 (10.24%) Network Design
3 362 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
4 337 (8.14%) Load Balancing
5 258 (6.23%) Network Management
6 225 (5.44%) Change Management
7 182 (4.40%) Presales
8 179 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 173 (4.18%) High Availability
10 154 (3.72%) Project Management
11 146 (3.53%) Network Architecture
11 146 (3.53%) SIEM
12 133 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
13 131 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
14 104 (2.51%) Change Control
15 101 (2.44%) Migration
16 97 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
17 95 (2.30%) Incident Management
18 87 (2.10%) Configuration Management
18 87 (2.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (3.50%) Python
2 139 (3.36%) SQL
3 102 (2.46%) Perl
4 79 (1.91%) Bash Shell
5 60 (1.45%) C
6 39 (0.94%) Ruby
7 33 (0.80%) PHP
8 32 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 31 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 26 (0.63%) Java
11 22 (0.53%) Tcl
12 12 (0.29%) C++
13 9 (0.22%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.12%) R
15 4 (0.097%) VB
16 3 (0.072%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.072%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.048%) C#
17 2 (0.048%) Clojure
17 2 (0.048%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2578 (62.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1906 (46.05%) CCNP
3 1526 (36.87%) CCNA
4 493 (11.91%) CCIE
5 406 (9.81%) Degree
6 392 (9.47%) Security Cleared
7 283 (6.84%) SC Cleared
8 184 (4.45%) CCSE
9 163 (3.94%) CCSA
10 156 (3.77%) JNCIA
11 141 (3.41%) JNCIP
12 139 (3.36%) CCSP
13 136 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 134 (3.24%) JNCIS
15 111 (2.68%) DV Cleared
16 99 (2.39%) MCSE
17 96 (2.32%) CCDP
18 92 (2.22%) CCIP
19 75 (1.81%) CCDA
20 70 (1.69%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (7.05%) SLA
2 148 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.31%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.17%) QA
6 4 (0.097%) COBIT
6 4 (0.097%) RMADS
6 4 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.072%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.072%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.024%) DICOM
8 1 (0.024%) GPG13
8 1 (0.024%) HL7
System Software
1 335 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 312 (7.54%) Active Directory
3 135 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 98 (2.37%) vSphere
5 57 (1.38%) Firmware
6 37 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
8 25 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 22 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 19 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.46%) XenApp
11 18 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
11 18 (0.43%) KVM
12 17 (0.41%) ISA Server
13 15 (0.36%) NFS
14 14 (0.34%) ProxySG
14 14 (0.34%) Squid
14 14 (0.34%) Xen
15 10 (0.24%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 168 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 118 (2.85%) FortiGate
3 113 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
4 86 (2.08%) Nagios
5 82 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
6 62 (1.50%) Cacti
7 51 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
8 30 (0.72%) Puppet
9 27 (0.65%) Ansible
10 23 (0.56%) Netcool
10 23 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (0.46%) OpenView
12 18 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
13 15 (0.36%) SCCM
14 13 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
14 13 (0.31%) Nessus
14 13 (0.31%) OpenNMS
15 12 (0.29%) SmokePing
15 12 (0.29%) vRealize
16 11 (0.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3341 (80.72%) Cisco
2 1182 (28.56%) CheckPoint
3 1154 (27.88%) Juniper
4 785 (18.97%) F5
5 618 (14.93%) VMware
6 568 (13.72%) Palo Alto
7 506 (12.23%) Microsoft
8 327 (7.90%) HP
9 323 (7.80%) SolarWinds
10 188 (4.54%) Fortinet
11 179 (4.32%) Citrix
12 171 (4.13%) Riverbed
13 161 (3.89%) Meraki
14 153 (3.70%) Avaya
15 145 (3.50%) Blue Coat
16 136 (3.29%) Aruba
17 132 (3.19%) Brocade
18 95 (2.30%) Extreme Networks
19 66 (1.59%) Dell
20 64 (1.55%) EMC
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £58K Plus 30% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lampeter, Dyfed
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + 40 days holiday and 18% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 46 Days hols + Fantastic bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago