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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK
Rank 143 166 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1896 1963 2179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.25% 1.98% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.06% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1684 1805
Median salary £47,250 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,313 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
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 £42,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +31 1835 £47,500 +5.55% 165
London +28 715 £55,000 +10.00% 55
South East +60 555 £45,000 -6.25% 44
West Midlands +6 138 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Surrey +72 129 £45,000 - 11
Berkshire -21 127 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Hampshire +35 124 £45,000 +12.50% 6
City of London -4 119 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East of England -18 101 £43,750 +2.94% 7
North West +28 95 £40,000 -3.46% 17
East Midlands +45 91 £42,500 +13.33% 9
East Sussex +75 82 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Brighton +77 80 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West +2 78 £41,250 +14.58% 10
Yorkshire -24 67 £37,500 -16.66% 3
West Yorkshire +1 56 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Manchester -7 53 £40,000 -3.61% 14
Reading -22 52 £55,000 - 5
Leeds +15 50 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Birmingham +1 44 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Basingstoke +19 42 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Hertfordshire -6 42 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Bristol +21 40 £40,750 +1.87% 5
Scotland +16 40 £45,000 - 3
Northamptonshire +36 31 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Herefordshire +1 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reigate +51 29 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Bedfordshire +27 29 £55,000 +22.22%
Leicestershire +6 24 £42,500 -4.49% 4
Cambridgeshire -18 24 £52,500 +31.25% 2

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3092 (79.94%) Cisco
2 2470 (63.86%) Firewall
3 2424 (62.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1814 (46.90%) CCNP
5 1419 (36.69%) WAN
6 1401 (36.22%) LAN
7 1329 (34.36%) CCNA
8 1145 (29.60%) Juniper
9 1052 (27.20%) Network Security
10 1007 (26.03%) BGP
11 966 (24.97%) CheckPoint
12 937 (24.22%) Cisco ASA
13 923 (23.86%) MPLS
13 923 (23.86%) OSPF
14 900 (23.27%) VPN
15 850 (21.98%) Data Centre
16 841 (21.74%) Wireless
17 721 (18.64%) Palo Alto
18 715 (18.49%) F5
19 655 (16.93%) DNS
20 610 (15.77%) Windows
21 602 (15.56%) TCP/IP
22 561 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
23 553 (14.30%) Network Design
24 517 (13.37%) ITIL
25 507 (13.11%) Linux
26 479 (12.38%) VMware
27 477 (12.33%) Telecoms
28 474 (12.25%) VoIP
29 460 (11.89%) 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
1 107 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 61 (1.58%) IIS
3 46 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 36 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 30 (0.78%) Apache
7 27 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 19 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.16%) nginx
11 3 (0.078%) Confluence
11 3 (0.078%) JBoss
12 2 (0.052%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.052%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.052%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.026%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.026%) lighttpd
13 1 (0.026%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 144 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 76 (1.96%) MS Office
3 61 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.26%) MS Project
6 4 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.10%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.052%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.026%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 101 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (1.86%) Office 365
3 68 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (1.50%) SaaS
5 41 (1.06%) IaaS
6 17 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.36%) PaaS
8 7 (0.18%) G Suite
8 7 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.16%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.078%) Akamai
10 3 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2470 (63.86%) Firewall
2 1419 (36.69%) WAN
3 1401 (36.22%) LAN
4 1052 (27.20%) Network Security
5 1007 (26.03%) BGP
6 937 (24.22%) Cisco ASA
7 923 (23.86%) MPLS
7 923 (23.86%) OSPF
8 900 (23.27%) VPN
9 841 (21.74%) Wireless
10 655 (16.93%) DNS
11 602 (15.56%) TCP/IP
12 561 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 474 (12.25%) VoIP
14 385 (9.95%) VLAN
15 379 (9.80%) DHCP
16 316 (8.17%) Cisco IOS
17 307 (7.94%) EIGRP
18 251 (6.49%) IPsec
19 237 (6.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.41%) GIS
3 13 (0.34%) MySQL
4 8 (0.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.13%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.052%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.052%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.052%) Redis
9 2 (0.052%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.026%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.026%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.026%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.026%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.026%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.026%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.026%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.10%) Subversion
5 3 (0.078%) JIRA
6 2 (0.052%) GCC
6 2 (0.052%) GDB
6 2 (0.052%) Trac
6 2 (0.052%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.026%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.026%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 477 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 438 (11.32%) Finance
3 114 (2.95%) Banking
4 103 (2.66%) Retail
5 52 (1.34%) Legal
6 37 (0.96%) Games
6 37 (0.96%) Law
7 36 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 36 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 27 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 27 (0.70%) Marketing
9 22 (0.57%) Publishing
10 18 (0.47%) Advertising
10 18 (0.47%) Electronics
11 14 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.34%) Back Office
13 10 (0.26%) Front Office
13 10 (0.26%) Military
14 9 (0.23%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 23 (0.59%) Web Services
3 18 (0.47%) .NET
4 11 (0.28%) SAX
5 9 (0.23%) LAMP
6 8 (0.21%) HTML
7 7 (0.18%) FreeSWITCH
8 6 (0.16%) Flash
8 6 (0.16%) XMPP
9 5 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.10%) WAP
11 3 (0.078%) CSS
12 2 (0.052%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (0.052%) J2EE
12 2 (0.052%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (0.052%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.052%) RESTful
12 2 (0.052%) RFC 2544
12 2 (0.052%) STL
13 1 (0.026%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 850 (21.98%) Data Centre
2 205 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 145 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 65 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 44 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 39 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 31 (0.80%) IVR
8 31 (0.80%) PKI
9 29 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
10 27 (0.70%) BYOD
10 27 (0.70%) Hedge funds
10 27 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 27 (0.70%) Virtual Team
11 26 (0.67%) Replication
12 20 (0.52%) iPad
12 20 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
13 17 (0.44%) CESG
13 17 (0.44%) Fintech
14 16 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 610 (15.77%) Windows
2 507 (13.11%) Linux
3 301 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 182 (4.71%) Unix
5 113 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 94 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 35 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (0.88%) Solaris
10 21 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.49%) CentOS
13 16 (0.41%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.34%) Debian
15 13 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.26%) VMS
17 10 (0.26%) VyOS
18 6 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (14.30%) Network Design
2 517 (13.37%) ITIL
3 327 (8.45%) Load Balancing
4 323 (8.35%) Network Management
5 263 (6.80%) Network Monitoring
6 196 (5.07%) Presales
7 193 (4.99%) Change Management
8 187 (4.83%) Project Management
9 149 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 145 (3.75%) Network Architecture
11 139 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
12 137 (3.54%) Service Delivery
13 127 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
14 124 (3.21%) High Availability
15 116 (3.00%) Change Control
15 116 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 113 (2.92%) Migration
16 113 (2.92%) Service Management
17 105 (2.71%) Incident Management
18 99 (2.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 110 (2.84%) Python
2 91 (2.35%) SQL
3 62 (1.60%) Perl
4 58 (1.50%) Bash Shell
5 36 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 32 (0.83%) C
7 28 (0.72%) PHP
8 26 (0.67%) C++
9 17 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.34%) Java
11 12 (0.31%) Tcl
12 9 (0.23%) Ruby
13 6 (0.16%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.16%) Lisp
14 3 (0.078%) VB
15 1 (0.026%) Delphi
15 1 (0.026%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.026%) Jython
15 1 (0.026%) Scala
15 1 (0.026%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2424 (62.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1814 (46.90%) CCNP
3 1329 (34.36%) CCNA
4 460 (11.89%) CCIE
5 313 (8.09%) Degree
6 274 (7.08%) Security Cleared
7 207 (5.35%) SC Cleared
8 196 (5.07%) JNCIA
9 137 (3.54%) JNCIP
10 135 (3.49%) CCSA
11 109 (2.82%) JNCIS
12 104 (2.69%) CCDP
12 104 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 86 (2.22%) DV Cleared
14 82 (2.12%) CCSP
15 81 (2.09%) MCSE
16 69 (1.78%) CCSE
17 64 (1.65%) CCIP
18 50 (1.29%) CISSP
19 48 (1.24%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (5.38%) SLA
2 93 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.26%) QA
6 2 (0.052%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.026%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.026%) ISO27005
System Software
1 286 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 282 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 75 (1.94%) vSphere
5 74 (1.91%) Firmware
6 36 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
7 28 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 24 (0.62%) ProxySG
10 18 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.36%) KVM
12 12 (0.31%) OpenSIPS
12 12 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.31%) XenApp
13 9 (0.23%) Docker
13 9 (0.23%) NFS
13 9 (0.23%) Snort
14 8 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 147 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 131 (3.39%) FortiGate
3 116 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
4 68 (1.76%) Nagios
5 60 (1.55%) Puppet
6 46 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (1.01%) Ansible
8 37 (0.96%) Cacti
9 36 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
10 30 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
11 23 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 18 (0.47%) SCCM
13 17 (0.44%) OpenNMS
14 13 (0.34%) Juniper STRM
15 11 (0.28%) Endace
15 11 (0.28%) HAProxy
16 10 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
16 10 (0.26%) Nessus
16 10 (0.26%) QRadar
17 7 (0.18%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 3092 (79.94%) Cisco
2 1145 (29.60%) Juniper
3 966 (24.97%) CheckPoint
4 721 (18.64%) Palo Alto
5 715 (18.49%) F5
6 479 (12.38%) VMware
7 394 (10.19%) Microsoft
8 285 (7.37%) HP
9 238 (6.15%) Fortinet
10 234 (6.05%) SolarWinds
11 185 (4.78%) Riverbed
12 147 (3.80%) Avaya
13 136 (3.52%) Meraki
14 128 (3.31%) Citrix
15 117 (3.02%) Extreme Networks
16 112 (2.90%) Aruba
17 90 (2.33%) Brocade
18 79 (2.04%) Blue Coat
19 75 (1.94%) SonicWALL
20 74 (1.91%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + 7% pension, training etc.
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Overtime & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 6% pension, medical etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Flexible Worki
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £38k - £40k + Company Car + Be
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £66,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago