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The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 185 216 118
Rank change year-on-year +31 -98 +100
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 115 31 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.43% 0.57% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.61% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 92 25 124
10th Percentile £51,250 £39,400 £36,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £48,575
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
75th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £88,625 £99,000 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +21.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 7,466 5,066 5,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.62% 92.60% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,668 4,511 5,024
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,150
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Network Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 85 (73.91%) Cisco
2 56 (48.70%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (47.83%) WAN
4 51 (44.35%) CCNP
4 51 (44.35%) Firewall
5 46 (40.00%) LAN
6 42 (36.52%) AWS
7 39 (33.91%) Palo Alto
8 37 (32.17%) F5
9 36 (31.30%) Azure
10 35 (30.43%) Fortinet
11 34 (29.57%) Python
11 34 (29.57%) Finance
12 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
13 31 (26.96%) Data Centre
14 28 (24.35%) OSPF
14 28 (24.35%) Ansible
15 26 (22.61%) BGP
15 26 (22.61%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (21.74%) Network Security
16 25 (21.74%) VPN
16 25 (21.74%) Social Skills
17 23 (20.00%) Citrix
17 23 (20.00%) CheckPoint
17 23 (20.00%) Terraform
18 22 (19.13%) Arista
18 22 (19.13%) MPLS
19 21 (18.26%) Juniper
20 20 (17.39%) CCNA
20 20 (17.39%) SC Cleared

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.87%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.52%) AWS
2 36 (31.30%) Azure
3 15 (13.04%) GCP
4 7 (6.09%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (6.09%) GitHub
5 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.74%) Akamai
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.74%) AWS Direct Connect
6 2 (1.74%) Lucidchart
6 2 (1.74%) Route 53
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) IaaS
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.87%) PaaS
7 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (47.83%) WAN
2 51 (44.35%) Firewall
3 46 (40.00%) LAN
4 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
5 28 (24.35%) OSPF
6 26 (22.61%) BGP
6 26 (22.61%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (21.74%) Network Security
7 25 (21.74%) VPN
8 22 (19.13%) MPLS
9 15 (13.04%) Cisco ISE
10 14 (12.17%) SD-WAN
10 14 (12.17%) Wireless
11 13 (11.30%) NX-OS
12 12 (10.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (10.43%) VXLAN
12 12 (10.43%) Wireshark
13 9 (7.83%) EIGRP
13 9 (7.83%) IPsec
13 9 (7.83%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) GitLab
2 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (29.57%) Finance
2 25 (21.74%) Social Skills
3 19 (16.52%) Presentation Skills
4 12 (10.43%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.61%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.74%) IVR
3 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.87%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.87%) Eurex
4 1 (0.87%) IoT
4 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Solaris
3 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.65%) DevOps
2 17 (14.78%) CI/CD
3 15 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (12.17%) Network Virtualisation
5 13 (11.30%) Technology Transformation
6 10 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.22%) Change Management
8 6 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.35%) Low Latency
9 5 (4.35%) Network Segmentation
9 5 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.35%) Software Licensing
10 4 (3.48%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.48%) Security Operations
10 4 (3.48%) Zero Trust
11 3 (2.61%) Fintech
11 3 (2.61%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) Python
2 16 (13.91%) Bash
3 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (48.70%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (44.35%) CCNP
3 20 (17.39%) CCNA
3 20 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 17 (14.78%) CCIE
5 14 (12.17%) Degree
6 4 (3.48%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.74%) CCSA
7 2 (1.74%) CCSE
7 2 (1.74%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.87%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) Docker
2 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (24.35%) Ansible
2 23 (20.00%) Terraform
3 15 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 8 (6.96%) Puppet
5 6 (5.22%) FortiGate
6 5 (4.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 85 (73.91%) Cisco
2 39 (33.91%) Palo Alto
3 37 (32.17%) F5
4 35 (30.43%) Fortinet
5 23 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 23 (20.00%) Citrix
6 22 (19.13%) Arista
7 21 (18.26%) Juniper
8 19 (16.52%) SolarWinds
9 15 (13.04%) Riverbed
9 15 (13.04%) VMware
10 12 (10.43%) Zscaler
11 9 (7.83%) Aruba
12 6 (5.22%) Meraki
12 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
13 5 (4.35%) Adobe
13 5 (4.35%) Apple
13 5 (4.35%) Mitel
13 5 (4.35%) SAP
14 3 (2.61%) HP