The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 139 119 97
Rank change year-on-year -20 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 88 171 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 2.41% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.52% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 78 145 253
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,006
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 169 (84.92%) Cisco
2 149 (74.87%) Firewall
3 119 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (53.77%) CCNP
5 72 (36.18%) Network Security
6 71 (35.68%) BGP
7 70 (35.18%) VPN
8 68 (34.17%) Finance
8 68 (34.17%) Cisco ASA
9 65 (32.66%) Juniper
10 64 (32.16%) OSPF
10 64 (32.16%) Data Centre
11 62 (31.16%) Wireless
12 55 (27.64%) MPLS
12 55 (27.64%) CheckPoint
13 50 (25.13%) Palo Alto
14 47 (23.62%) F5
15 45 (22.61%) CCNA
16 37 (18.59%) WAN
17 36 (18.09%) Fortinet
18 34 (17.09%) Windows
19 32 (16.08%) LAN
19 32 (16.08%) TCP/IP
20 31 (15.58%) DNS
20 31 (15.58%) Linux
21 29 (14.57%) Cisco Nexus
22 28 (14.07%) FortiGate
23 27 (13.57%) Cisco Wireless
23 27 (13.57%) Windows Server
24 25 (12.56%) VMware

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.01%) MS Office
2 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Akamai
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 149 (74.87%) Firewall
2 72 (36.18%) Network Security
3 71 (35.68%) BGP
4 70 (35.18%) VPN
5 68 (34.17%) Cisco ASA
6 64 (32.16%) OSPF
7 62 (31.16%) Wireless
8 55 (27.64%) MPLS
9 37 (18.59%) WAN
10 32 (16.08%) LAN
10 32 (16.08%) TCP/IP
11 31 (15.58%) DNS
12 29 (14.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (13.57%) Cisco Wireless
14 20 (10.05%) SNMP
14 20 (10.05%) Spanning Tree
15 19 (9.55%) DHCP
16 17 (8.54%) VoIP
17 16 (8.04%) EIGRP
18 15 (7.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
General
1 68 (34.17%) Finance
2 16 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.03%) Banking
3 10 (5.03%) Legal
4 8 (4.02%) Publishing
5 6 (3.02%) Law
6 2 (1.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.51%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) Flash
3 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (32.16%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.54%) Virtual Team
3 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.51%) Equities
5 4 (2.01%) Fintech
5 4 (2.01%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.51%) Clustering
6 3 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.51%) PKI
7 2 (1.01%) Eurex
7 2 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.09%) Windows
2 31 (15.58%) Linux
3 27 (13.57%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.54%) Unix
5 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.52%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.51%) CentOS
7 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (7.04%) Network Design
2 13 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (6.03%) Security Monitoring
4 11 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.53%) ITIL
5 10 (5.03%) Information Security
5 10 (5.03%) Low Latency
6 9 (4.52%) Business Continuity
6 9 (4.52%) Migration
6 9 (4.52%) Network Management
6 9 (4.52%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (4.02%) Logistics
7 8 (4.02%) SIEM
8 7 (3.52%) Change Management
8 7 (3.52%) Project Management
8 7 (3.52%) Security Operations
9 6 (3.02%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (3.02%) Network Optimisation
9 6 (3.02%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.03%) Python
2 7 (3.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.01%) Perl
4 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.51%) SQL
5 2 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 119 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (53.77%) CCNP
3 45 (22.61%) CCNA
4 20 (10.05%) Degree
5 13 (6.53%) JNCIA
6 10 (5.03%) CCIE
7 9 (4.52%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.01%) CCSP
9 3 (1.51%) CCSA
9 3 (1.51%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (1.01%) CCDA
10 2 (1.01%) CCDP
10 2 (1.01%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (1.01%) CCSE
10 2 (1.01%) CISM
10 2 (1.01%) CISSP
11 1 (0.50%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.03%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.01%) vSphere
5 2 (1.01%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) KVM
6 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (14.07%) FortiGate
2 22 (11.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (4.02%) Nagios
4 4 (2.01%) Cacti
4 4 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.51%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.01%) Ansible
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.01%) OpenView
6 2 (1.01%) QRadar
6 2 (1.01%) SCCM
6 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.50%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 169 (84.92%) Cisco
2 65 (32.66%) Juniper
3 55 (27.64%) CheckPoint
4 50 (25.13%) Palo Alto
5 47 (23.62%) F5
6 36 (18.09%) Fortinet
7 25 (12.56%) VMware
8 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
9 17 (8.54%) Arista
9 17 (8.54%) Aruba
9 17 (8.54%) Avaya
9 17 (8.54%) HP
9 17 (8.54%) SonicWALL
10 14 (7.04%) Extreme Networks
10 14 (7.04%) WatchGuard
11 12 (6.03%) SolarWinds
11 12 (6.03%) Splunk
12 11 (5.53%) Citrix
12 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.52%) Sourcefire
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