Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 159 157
Rank change year-on-year -58 -2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 114 218 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 1.86% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.93% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 100 196 290
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £41,175 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 across the City of London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 98 (85.96%) Cisco
2 79 (69.30%) Firewall
3 72 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (45.61%) CCNP
5 49 (42.98%) Finance
5 49 (42.98%) BGP
6 48 (42.11%) WAN
7 42 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (34.21%) VPN
8 39 (34.21%) Juniper
8 39 (34.21%) OSPF
9 38 (33.33%) Palo Alto
10 37 (32.46%) LAN
11 35 (30.70%) Wireless
11 35 (30.70%) CheckPoint
11 35 (30.70%) MPLS
12 29 (25.44%) DNS
13 28 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (23.68%) DHCP
15 26 (22.81%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (22.81%) F5
15 26 (22.81%) Network Security
16 25 (21.93%) CCNA
16 25 (21.93%) CCIE
17 24 (21.05%) ITIL
18 23 (20.18%) TCP/IP
18 23 (20.18%) EIGRP
19 20 (17.54%) Load Balancing
19 20 (17.54%) VLAN
19 20 (17.54%) SolarWinds

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.51%) SaaS
3 4 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (69.30%) Firewall
2 49 (42.98%) BGP
3 48 (42.11%) WAN
4 42 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (34.21%) OSPF
5 39 (34.21%) VPN
6 37 (32.46%) LAN
7 35 (30.70%) MPLS
7 35 (30.70%) Wireless
8 29 (25.44%) DNS
9 28 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (23.68%) DHCP
11 26 (22.81%) Network Security
11 26 (22.81%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (20.18%) EIGRP
12 23 (20.18%) TCP/IP
13 20 (17.54%) VLAN
14 19 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
15 17 (14.91%) HSRP
15 17 (14.91%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Big Data
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (42.98%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.26%) Law
4 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.51%) Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Electronics
6 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) 802.1X
2 6 (5.26%) Web Services
3 5 (4.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 16 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.14%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (6.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.39%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.51%) DataPower
7 3 (2.63%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.75%) Fintech
8 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Unix
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) ITIL
2 20 (17.54%) Load Balancing
2 20 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (16.67%) Network Design
4 16 (14.04%) Network Management
5 13 (11.40%) Change Management
6 12 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
7 11 (9.65%) High Availability
7 11 (9.65%) Incident Management
7 11 (9.65%) SIEM
8 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.14%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.26%) Statistics
10 6 (5.26%) Threat Management
11 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (4.39%) DevOps
11 5 (4.39%) Low Latency
12 4 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) C++
4 1 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) Julia
4 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.88%) R
4 1 (0.88%) SQL
4 1 (0.88%) Tcl
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (45.61%) CCNP
3 25 (21.93%) CCIE
3 25 (21.93%) CCNA
4 15 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (13.16%) Degree
5 11 (9.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.14%) MCSA
6 7 (6.14%) MCSE
6 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.26%) MCITP
8 5 (4.39%) CCDP
9 4 (3.51%) CCA
9 4 (3.51%) CCSA
9 4 (3.51%) CISSP
9 4 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.63%) CCDA
10 3 (2.63%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) HIPAA
1 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.51%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.63%) vSphere
6 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.88%) KVM
7 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.39%) Cacti
5 2 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 98 (85.96%) Cisco
2 39 (34.21%) Juniper
3 38 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 35 (30.70%) CheckPoint
5 26 (22.81%) F5
6 20 (17.54%) SolarWinds
7 18 (15.79%) VMware
8 14 (12.28%) Citrix
9 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.53%) Meraki
11 10 (8.77%) Aruba
12 9 (7.89%) Arista
12 9 (7.89%) Fortinet
13 8 (7.02%) Avaya
14 7 (6.14%) Dell
14 7 (6.14%) Extreme Networks
15 6 (5.26%) EqualLogic
15 6 (5.26%) Mitel
15 6 (5.26%) Riverbed
16 5 (4.39%) Symantec