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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 159 181 170
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2023 1978 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.12% 1.81% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.88% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1791 1714 1666
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +25 1928 £45,000 - 164
London +9 708 £52,500 - 52
South East +41 530 £45,000 - 50
Surrey +51 148 £45,000 - 10
West Midlands -11 137 £40,000 +9.58% 8
East of England +34 134 £42,500 -5.55% 11
South West +24 133 £40,750 +8.66% 9
Hampshire +70 131 £35,000 -22.22% 17
North West +31 118 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Berkshire +2 116 £60,000 +20.00% 7
City of London -6 94 £55,000 - 16
Hertfordshire +46 89 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Yorkshire -28 82 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Manchester +48 81 £37,500 +7.14% 14
East Midlands +34 77 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Reading +10 63 £60,000 +20.00% 2
West Yorkshire -10 62 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Leeds -8 57 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Bristol +20 56 £40,750 +1.87% 2
Kent +39 53 £38,000 +5.55% 2
Birmingham -34 53 £39,500 -7.05% 3
Hemel Hempstead +26 41 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Wales +16 36 £45,000 - 9
Reigate +29 35 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Coventry +26 34 £37,750 -2.58%
East Sussex +38 33 £45,000 -2.17% 5
Leicestershire +22 33 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Wiltshire +10 32 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South Wales +15 31 £45,000 - 8
Leicester +18 29 £42,500 +8.97% 1

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3176 (79.82%) Cisco
2 2577 (64.77%) Firewall
3 2409 (60.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1753 (44.06%) CCNP
5 1441 (36.22%) CCNA
6 1422 (35.74%) WAN
7 1352 (33.98%) LAN
8 1160 (29.15%) CheckPoint
9 1115 (28.02%) VPN
10 1105 (27.77%) Network Security
11 1034 (25.99%) Juniper
12 1006 (25.28%) Cisco ASA
13 902 (22.67%) BGP
14 887 (22.29%) MPLS
15 853 (21.44%) Wireless
16 775 (19.48%) OSPF
17 730 (18.35%) Data Centre
18 728 (18.30%) F5
19 685 (17.22%) Windows
20 652 (16.39%) TCP/IP
21 641 (16.11%) ITIL
22 608 (15.28%) Linux
23 600 (15.08%) DNS
24 597 (15.00%) VMware
25 594 (14.93%) Palo Alto
26 586 (14.73%) Cisco Nexus
27 535 (13.45%) VoIP
28 515 (12.94%) Telecoms
29 490 (12.31%) Microsoft
30 437 (10.98%) Network Design

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
1 148 (3.72%) MS Exchange
2 72 (1.81%) IIS
3 56 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 41 (1.03%) Apache
5 41 (1.03%) Skype for Business
6 37 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 26 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.13%) JBoss
10 5 (0.13%) nginx
11 4 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.10%) SAS
11 4 (0.10%) WordPress
12 3 (0.075%) CMS
12 3 (0.075%) Confluence
13 1 (0.025%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.025%) GroupWise
Applications
1 226 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 84 (2.11%) MS Office
3 73 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.43%) MS Project
6 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.025%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 96 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (1.48%) Office 365
4 48 (1.21%) SaaS
5 37 (0.93%) IaaS
6 11 (0.28%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.10%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.10%) PaaS
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.025%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.025%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2577 (64.77%) Firewall
2 1422 (35.74%) WAN
3 1352 (33.98%) LAN
4 1115 (28.02%) VPN
5 1105 (27.77%) Network Security
6 1006 (25.28%) Cisco ASA
7 902 (22.67%) BGP
8 887 (22.29%) MPLS
9 853 (21.44%) Wireless
10 775 (19.48%) OSPF
11 652 (16.39%) TCP/IP
12 600 (15.08%) DNS
13 586 (14.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 535 (13.45%) VoIP
15 392 (9.85%) DHCP
16 385 (9.68%) EIGRP
17 352 (8.85%) VLAN
18 262 (6.58%) SAN
19 259 (6.51%) Internet
20 232 (5.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (0.58%) MySQL
3 11 (0.28%) Hadoop
3 11 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.18%) Redis
6 6 (0.15%) Big Data
7 5 (0.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.10%) GIS
9 3 (0.075%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.075%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.075%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.050%) Aerospike
10 2 (0.050%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.050%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.050%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.050%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.025%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.025%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 13 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.20%) Metasploit
5 6 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.075%) JIRA
7 2 (0.050%) Subversion
8 1 (0.025%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.025%) Bitbucket
General
1 515 (12.94%) Telecoms
2 402 (10.10%) Finance
3 156 (3.92%) Banking
4 118 (2.97%) Retail
5 71 (1.78%) Law
6 44 (1.11%) Legal
7 39 (0.98%) Games
8 35 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 35 (0.88%) Marketing
9 30 (0.75%) Electronics
10 29 (0.73%) Publishing
11 23 (0.58%) Back Office
11 23 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (0.55%) Advertising
13 20 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.28%) Front Office
15 10 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.15%) Billing
16 6 (0.15%) French Language
16 6 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (3.07%) 802.1X
2 32 (0.80%) Web Services
3 11 (0.28%) CSS
3 11 (0.28%) HTML
4 10 (0.25%) .NET
4 10 (0.25%) WAP
5 6 (0.15%) FreeSWITCH
5 6 (0.15%) JSON
5 6 (0.15%) LAMP
5 6 (0.15%) REST
5 6 (0.15%) XMPP
6 5 (0.13%) CSS3
6 5 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.13%) HTML5
6 5 (0.13%) React
6 5 (0.13%) Sass
6 5 (0.13%) XML
7 4 (0.10%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.075%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (0.075%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 730 (18.35%) Data Centre
2 266 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 190 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 151 (3.79%) Driving Licence
5 82 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 76 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 60 (1.51%) RSA SecurID
7 60 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
8 54 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 44 (1.11%) Statistics
10 40 (1.01%) PKI
11 39 (0.98%) Virtual Team
12 37 (0.93%) Replication
13 29 (0.73%) e-Health
13 29 (0.73%) Internet of Things
14 24 (0.60%) Visualisation
15 23 (0.58%) CESG
15 23 (0.58%) iPad
16 22 (0.55%) Clustering
17 20 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 685 (17.22%) Windows
2 608 (15.28%) Linux
3 336 (8.44%) Windows Server
4 191 (4.80%) Unix
5 126 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 38 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (0.75%) Solaris
9 30 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 29 (0.73%) CentOS
11 25 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.60%) Debian
13 23 (0.58%) Windows XP
14 19 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 17 (0.43%) Windows 10
16 14 (0.35%) VyOS
17 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.23%) Android
19 7 (0.18%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (16.11%) ITIL
2 437 (10.98%) Network Design
3 321 (8.07%) Load Balancing
4 292 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
5 267 (6.71%) Network Management
6 219 (5.50%) Change Management
7 195 (4.90%) Project Management
8 174 (4.37%) Presales
9 168 (4.22%) Service Delivery
10 159 (4.00%) High Availability
11 153 (3.85%) Network Architecture
12 142 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
13 138 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
14 122 (3.07%) Incident Management
15 118 (2.97%) Change Control
16 111 (2.79%) SIEM
17 110 (2.76%) Configuration Management
18 106 (2.66%) Migration
19 93 (2.34%) Service Management
20 88 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 137 (3.44%) Python
2 133 (3.34%) SQL
3 102 (2.56%) Perl
4 77 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 52 (1.31%) C
6 41 (1.03%) PHP
7 34 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 32 (0.80%) Ruby
9 31 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 23 (0.58%) Java
11 21 (0.53%) Tcl
12 20 (0.50%) C++
13 8 (0.20%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.15%) Lisp
15 5 (0.13%) R
16 3 (0.075%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.075%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.075%) VB
17 2 (0.050%) Clojure
17 2 (0.050%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2409 (60.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1753 (44.06%) CCNP
3 1441 (36.22%) CCNA
4 425 (10.68%) CCIE
5 380 (9.55%) Security Cleared
6 375 (9.42%) Degree
7 261 (6.56%) SC Cleared
8 165 (4.15%) JNCIA
9 144 (3.62%) JNCIS
10 142 (3.57%) CCSA
11 139 (3.49%) CCSE
12 138 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 123 (3.09%) JNCIP
14 116 (2.92%) DV Cleared
15 111 (2.79%) CCSP
16 99 (2.49%) MCSE
17 96 (2.41%) CCDP
18 82 (2.06%) CCIP
19 63 (1.58%) JNCIE
20 62 (1.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (7.01%) SLA
2 168 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.33%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.13%) QA
6 3 (0.075%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.075%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.025%) GPG13
7 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 341 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 333 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 99 (2.49%) vSphere
5 64 (1.61%) Firmware
6 43 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
7 34 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 29 (0.73%) VMware ESX
10 25 (0.63%) KVM
11 20 (0.50%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
12 15 (0.38%) ProxySG
12 15 (0.38%) XenApp
13 14 (0.35%) Xen
14 12 (0.30%) NFS
14 12 (0.30%) OpenSIPS
14 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (0.28%) Docker
16 8 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 139 (3.49%) FortiGate
2 126 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 120 (3.02%) Cisco Prime
4 74 (1.86%) Nagios
5 57 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
6 56 (1.41%) Puppet
7 51 (1.28%) Ansible
8 48 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (1.11%) Cacti
10 26 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
11 24 (0.60%) NetBackup
12 17 (0.43%) Netcool
13 16 (0.40%) OpenNMS
14 15 (0.38%) Nessus
15 14 (0.35%) vRealize
16 13 (0.33%) SCCM
17 12 (0.30%) OpenView
18 11 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
19 9 (0.23%) SCOM
19 9 (0.23%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 3176 (79.82%) Cisco
2 1160 (29.15%) CheckPoint
3 1034 (25.99%) Juniper
4 728 (18.30%) F5
5 597 (15.00%) VMware
6 594 (14.93%) Palo Alto
7 490 (12.31%) Microsoft
8 290 (7.29%) HP
9 255 (6.41%) SolarWinds
10 192 (4.83%) Fortinet
11 172 (4.32%) Meraki
12 143 (3.59%) Avaya
13 135 (3.39%) Riverbed
14 133 (3.34%) Aruba
15 130 (3.27%) Citrix
16 110 (2.76%) Blue Coat
17 100 (2.51%) Brocade
18 99 (2.49%) Extreme Networks
19 71 (1.78%) NetApp
20 65 (1.63%) Dell
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 44 minutes ago
South East
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car allow, + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call + o/t
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 2 days ago