The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Network Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 122 128
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 115 149 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 2.37% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.46% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 103 123 189
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,300 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.58%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4994 6046 9814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 5515 8410
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 170 (83.74%) Cisco
2 151 (74.38%) Firewall
3 140 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (54.19%) CCNP
5 82 (40.39%) Wireless
6 80 (39.41%) Cisco ASA
7 76 (37.44%) WAN
8 75 (36.95%) Finance
8 75 (36.95%) Palo Alto
9 74 (36.45%) Juniper
9 74 (36.45%) BGP
10 68 (33.50%) F5
11 66 (32.51%) CheckPoint
12 64 (31.53%) Network Security
13 62 (30.54%) LAN
13 62 (30.54%) CCNA
14 61 (30.05%) VPN
15 58 (28.57%) OSPF
16 54 (26.60%) Data Centre
17 50 (24.63%) Cisco Nexus
18 48 (23.65%) TCP/IP
19 46 (22.66%) DNS
19 46 (22.66%) Windows
20 41 (20.20%) MPLS
21 40 (19.70%) Linux
22 36 (17.73%) Cisco Wireless
23 34 (16.75%) EIGRP
23 34 (16.75%) Fortinet
24 32 (15.76%) DHCP
25 30 (14.78%) CCIE

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 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.96%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.99%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.99%) IIS
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 151 (74.38%) Firewall
2 82 (40.39%) Wireless
3 80 (39.41%) Cisco ASA
4 76 (37.44%) WAN
5 74 (36.45%) BGP
6 64 (31.53%) Network Security
7 62 (30.54%) LAN
8 61 (30.05%) VPN
9 58 (28.57%) OSPF
10 50 (24.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 48 (23.65%) TCP/IP
12 46 (22.66%) DNS
13 41 (20.20%) MPLS
14 36 (17.73%) Cisco Wireless
15 34 (16.75%) EIGRP
16 32 (15.76%) DHCP
17 27 (13.30%) Multicast
18 26 (12.81%) VoIP
19 25 (12.32%) Internet
20 19 (9.36%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (36.95%) Finance
2 19 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.91%) Banking
4 11 (5.42%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.93%) Law
6 4 (1.97%) Legal
7 3 (1.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.99%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) CSS
1 7 (3.45%) Web Services
2 6 (2.96%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.49%) LAMP
3 1 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.60%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.96%) Fintech
3 6 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.48%) Clustering
5 3 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.48%) Eurex
6 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.99%) User Experience
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.66%) Windows
2 40 (19.70%) Linux
3 24 (11.82%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.42%) CentOS
5 11 (5.42%) Unix
5 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.94%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.49%) Debian
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.29%) Network Design
2 26 (12.81%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.33%) Network Monitoring
4 21 (10.34%) ITIL
5 19 (9.36%) Network Management
6 15 (7.39%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (6.40%) Change Management
8 12 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (5.42%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (4.43%) Information Security
11 8 (3.94%) SIEM
12 7 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.45%) High Availability
12 7 (3.45%) Project Management
12 7 (3.45%) Statistics
12 7 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
13 6 (2.96%) Capacity Management
13 6 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (2.96%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.88%) Python
2 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.94%) SQL
3 5 (2.46%) Perl
3 5 (2.46%) PHP
4 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.48%) Ruby
5 2 (0.99%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (54.19%) CCNP
3 62 (30.54%) CCNA
4 30 (14.78%) CCIE
5 17 (8.37%) JNCIA
6 16 (7.88%) Degree
7 10 (4.93%) JNCIS
8 9 (4.43%) CCSA
8 9 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (3.94%) CCDA
10 7 (3.45%) CCSP
10 7 (3.45%) CCVP
11 6 (2.96%) CCNP Voice
11 6 (2.96%) CISM
11 6 (2.96%) CISSP
11 6 (2.96%) MCSA
11 6 (2.96%) MCSE
11 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.97%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.97%) vSphere
5 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) pfSense
6 1 (0.49%) Snort
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.49%) UAG
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (14.78%) FortiGate
2 23 (11.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (2.96%) Nagios
5 5 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.46%) SCCM
6 4 (1.97%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.97%) Cacti
7 3 (1.48%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.99%) OpenView
8 2 (0.99%) QRadar
8 2 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.49%) Ansible
9 1 (0.49%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.49%) Nessus
9 1 (0.49%) Puppet
9 1 (0.49%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 170 (83.74%) Cisco
2 75 (36.95%) Palo Alto
3 74 (36.45%) Juniper
4 68 (33.50%) F5
5 66 (32.51%) CheckPoint
6 34 (16.75%) Fortinet
7 28 (13.79%) Aruba
8 26 (12.81%) Extreme Networks
8 26 (12.81%) Microsoft
9 25 (12.32%) VMware
10 24 (11.82%) SonicWALL
11 21 (10.34%) SolarWinds
12 20 (9.85%) HP
13 19 (9.36%) WatchGuard
14 18 (8.87%) Citrix
15 16 (7.88%) Red Hat
16 15 (7.39%) Riverbed
17 12 (5.91%) Avaya
18 11 (5.42%) Aerohive Networks
18 11 (5.42%) Meraki
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65-75k + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5-10% shift allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
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onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Bloomberg
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago