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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 173 182 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1957 2007 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.83% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.90% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1673 1708 1568
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +7 1882 £47,500 +5.55% 152
London -2 705 £55,000 +10.00% 55
South East -3 500 £47,250 +5.00% 33
Berkshire +10 160 £52,500 +16.66% 7
City of London +9 152 £55,000 - 18
East of England +59 149 £42,500 - 15
West Midlands -2 132 £42,000 +18.30% 16
Yorkshire +21 122 £50,000 +29.03% 9
Hampshire +13 113 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Surrey -8 110 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South West +30 108 £32,500 -12.75% 10
North West +28 88 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Hertfordshire +60 87 £42,500 -10.52% 8
West Yorkshire -1 86 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Reading +10 79 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Leeds +6 78 £48,000 +6.66% 4
East Midlands +27 47 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Manchester +16 47 £38,500 -9.41% 5
Birmingham -38 43 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Basingstoke +28 42 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 41 £50,000 -
West Sussex -6 36 £47,500 +5.55%
Bristol +28 35 £23,000 -38.66% 4
High Wycombe +25 33 £50,000 +33.33%
Kent +26 31 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hemel Hempstead +37 28 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North East +22 27 £33,500 -6.94% 1
Scotland 0 27 £46,500 +3.33% 1
South Yorkshire +37 25 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Cheshire +34 25 £45,000 +32.35% 1

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3394 (81.25%) Cisco
2 2679 (64.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2631 (62.99%) Firewall
4 1985 (47.52%) CCNP
5 1580 (37.83%) CCNA
6 1536 (36.77%) WAN
7 1362 (32.61%) LAN
8 1255 (30.05%) VPN
9 1205 (28.85%) Juniper
10 1190 (28.49%) CheckPoint
11 1180 (28.25%) Cisco ASA
12 1142 (27.34%) Network Security
13 976 (23.37%) MPLS
14 938 (22.46%) BGP
15 857 (20.52%) Wireless
16 827 (19.80%) OSPF
17 814 (19.49%) F5
18 801 (19.18%) Data Centre
19 694 (16.61%) TCP/IP
20 688 (16.47%) Cisco Nexus
21 680 (16.28%) Windows
22 645 (15.44%) ITIL
23 623 (14.92%) Linux
24 622 (14.89%) VMware
25 600 (14.36%) VoIP
26 583 (13.96%) DNS
27 527 (12.62%) CCIE
28 525 (12.57%) Finance
29 521 (12.47%) Palo Alto
30 494 (11.83%) 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
1 135 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 73 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 56 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (1.17%) IIS
5 41 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 32 (0.77%) Apache
6 32 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 31 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.19%) Confluence
12 8 (0.19%) JBoss
13 6 (0.14%) CMS
14 5 (0.12%) nginx
14 5 (0.12%) SAS
14 5 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.096%) WordPress
16 2 (0.048%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 220 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 104 (2.49%) MS Office
3 68 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.072%) MS Project
8 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.048%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.024%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (1.29%) SaaS
3 51 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (1.22%) Office 365
4 17 (0.41%) IaaS
5 10 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.17%) GitHub
8 3 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.072%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.072%) Yammer
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.048%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.048%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.048%) Linode
9 2 (0.048%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2631 (62.99%) Firewall
2 1536 (36.77%) WAN
3 1362 (32.61%) LAN
4 1255 (30.05%) VPN
5 1180 (28.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1142 (27.34%) Network Security
7 976 (23.37%) MPLS
8 938 (22.46%) BGP
9 857 (20.52%) Wireless
10 827 (19.80%) OSPF
11 694 (16.61%) TCP/IP
12 688 (16.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 600 (14.36%) VoIP
14 583 (13.96%) DNS
15 427 (10.22%) EIGRP
16 372 (8.91%) VLAN
17 353 (8.45%) Internet
18 350 (8.38%) DHCP
19 266 (6.37%) IPsec
20 263 (6.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 22 (0.53%) MySQL
3 14 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 13 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.24%) Big Data
6 7 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.14%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.12%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.096%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.096%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.072%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.072%) GIS
10 3 (0.072%) Redis
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.048%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.048%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.048%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.048%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.22%) Metasploit
5 8 (0.19%) JIRA
6 5 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.096%) gulp
7 4 (0.096%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.096%) QUnit
7 4 (0.096%) Selenium
8 2 (0.048%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.048%) Subversion
9 1 (0.024%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.024%) Bitbucket
General
1 525 (12.57%) Finance
2 489 (11.71%) Telecoms
3 172 (4.12%) Banking
4 92 (2.20%) Retail
5 51 (1.22%) Law
6 45 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 41 (0.98%) Games
8 38 (0.91%) Marketing
9 36 (0.86%) Advertising
10 34 (0.81%) Electronics
11 32 (0.77%) Legal
12 25 (0.60%) Publishing
13 21 (0.50%) Back Office
14 18 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.29%) Billing
16 12 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.19%) Front Office
18 7 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (2.42%) 802.1X
2 25 (0.60%) CSS
3 21 (0.50%) Web Services
4 17 (0.41%) HTML
5 13 (0.31%) XMPP
6 9 (0.22%) XML
7 8 (0.19%) HTML5
7 8 (0.19%) React
8 7 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (0.17%) FreeSWITCH
8 7 (0.17%) JSON
8 7 (0.17%) REST
9 6 (0.14%) ELK Stack
9 6 (0.14%) Kafka
9 6 (0.14%) LAMP
9 6 (0.14%) LESS
10 5 (0.12%) .NET
10 5 (0.12%) Django
10 5 (0.12%) SOAP
10 5 (0.12%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 801 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 226 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 190 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 116 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 101 (2.42%) Driving Licence
6 75 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 69 (1.65%) RSA SecurID
8 63 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 52 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 43 (1.03%) e-Health
11 37 (0.89%) PKI
12 35 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 34 (0.81%) Internet of Things
14 33 (0.79%) Visualisation
15 32 (0.77%) Statistics
16 26 (0.62%) Clustering
17 25 (0.60%) IPTV
18 24 (0.57%) EMC VNX
18 24 (0.57%) Replication
19 23 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 680 (16.28%) Windows
2 623 (14.92%) Linux
3 354 (8.47%) Windows Server
4 223 (5.34%) Unix
5 147 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 146 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 46 (1.10%) CentOS
9 41 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (0.74%) Android
10 31 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 26 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 25 (0.60%) Windows 10
13 19 (0.45%) Debian
14 17 (0.41%) Apple iOS
15 16 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.36%) VyOS
16 15 (0.36%) Windows NT
16 15 (0.36%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (15.44%) ITIL
2 411 (9.84%) Network Design
3 378 (9.05%) Network Monitoring
4 359 (8.59%) Load Balancing
5 247 (5.91%) Network Management
6 205 (4.91%) Change Management
7 199 (4.76%) Presales
8 178 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 177 (4.24%) High Availability
10 148 (3.54%) Project Management
10 148 (3.54%) SIEM
11 140 (3.35%) Network Architecture
12 123 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
13 118 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
14 115 (2.75%) Migration
15 109 (2.61%) Change Control
16 92 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
17 89 (2.13%) Incident Management
18 88 (2.11%) Service Management
19 87 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 154 (3.69%) SQL
2 152 (3.64%) Python
3 98 (2.35%) Perl
4 67 (1.60%) Bash Shell
5 62 (1.48%) C
6 47 (1.13%) Ruby
7 36 (0.86%) PHP
8 33 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 31 (0.74%) Java
10 24 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 15 (0.36%) Tcl
12 13 (0.31%) C++
12 13 (0.31%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.14%) VB
14 4 (0.096%) R
15 3 (0.072%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.072%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.072%) C#
15 3 (0.072%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.048%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2679 (64.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1985 (47.52%) CCNP
3 1580 (37.83%) CCNA
4 527 (12.62%) CCIE
5 394 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 392 (9.38%) Degree
7 305 (7.30%) SC Cleared
8 202 (4.84%) CCSE
9 178 (4.26%) JNCIA
10 177 (4.24%) CCSA
11 151 (3.62%) CCSP
12 145 (3.47%) JNCIP
12 145 (3.47%) JNCIS
13 143 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 107 (2.56%) MCSE
15 102 (2.44%) CCDP
16 98 (2.35%) CCIP
17 96 (2.30%) DV Cleared
18 92 (2.20%) CCDA
19 87 (2.08%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (6.92%) SLA
2 134 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.29%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.22%) COBIT
5 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.17%) QA
7 4 (0.096%) RMADS
8 3 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.048%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.024%) DICOM
10 1 (0.024%) GPG13
10 1 (0.024%) HL7
System Software
1 325 (7.78%) Active Directory
1 325 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 94 (2.25%) vSphere
4 47 (1.13%) Firmware
5 34 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (0.77%) XenApp
7 20 (0.48%) Squid
7 20 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
8 19 (0.45%) NFS
8 19 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 19 (0.45%) Xen
9 16 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
9 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (0.34%) ProxySG
10 14 (0.34%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.29%) KVM
12 10 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 175 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 121 (2.90%) FortiGate
3 107 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
4 93 (2.23%) Nagios
5 77 (1.84%) Cisco UCCX
6 61 (1.46%) Cacti
7 58 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 22 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
8 22 (0.53%) Netcool
9 21 (0.50%) Puppet
10 20 (0.48%) SCCM
11 18 (0.43%) Ansible
11 18 (0.43%) OpenView
12 17 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (0.38%) SmokePing
14 13 (0.31%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
16 11 (0.26%) HP NNM
16 11 (0.26%) OpenNMS
16 11 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3394 (81.25%) Cisco
2 1205 (28.85%) Juniper
3 1190 (28.49%) CheckPoint
4 814 (19.49%) F5
5 622 (14.89%) VMware
6 521 (12.47%) Palo Alto
7 494 (11.83%) Microsoft
8 350 (8.38%) SolarWinds
9 335 (8.02%) HP
10 199 (4.76%) Citrix
11 191 (4.57%) Riverbed
12 187 (4.48%) Fortinet
13 160 (3.83%) Blue Coat
14 159 (3.81%) Meraki
15 140 (3.35%) Brocade
16 139 (3.33%) Avaya
17 116 (2.78%) Aruba
18 87 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
19 66 (1.58%) Dell
20 65 (1.56%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and gd benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car, Pension, PMI, other
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago