Period
to 13 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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

Senior Network Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 317 308
Rank change year-on-year +163 -9 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 68 18 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 14 38
Median annual salary £82,500 £66,250 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.53% -10.17% +11.32%
10th Percentile £67,250 £55,375 £52,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14% +7.69%

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 4,594 9,684 10,487
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 95.53% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,993 8,614 9,335
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, Senior Network Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (88.24%) Firewall
2 53 (77.94%) Cisco
3 50 (73.53%) WAN
3 50 (73.53%) CheckPoint
4 43 (63.24%) OSPF
5 41 (60.29%) BGP
6 39 (57.35%) Finance
7 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (48.53%) Data Centre
9 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
10 30 (44.12%) Financial Institution
11 28 (41.18%) DNS
11 28 (41.18%) DHCP
11 28 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
12 27 (39.71%) CCNP
13 26 (38.24%) Infoblox
13 26 (38.24%) Multicast
13 26 (38.24%) NX-OS
13 26 (38.24%) Project Delivery
14 25 (36.76%) VPN
15 24 (35.29%) Palo Alto
16 23 (33.82%) LAN
17 21 (30.88%) EIGRP
18 20 (29.41%) F5
18 20 (29.41%) Load Balancing
19 19 (27.94%) MPLS
19 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
20 16 (23.53%) ITIL
20 16 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
21 15 (22.06%) VLAN

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Azure
2 10 (14.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 9 (13.24%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (88.24%) Firewall
2 50 (73.53%) WAN
3 43 (63.24%) OSPF
4 41 (60.29%) BGP
5 28 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
5 28 (41.18%) DHCP
5 28 (41.18%) DNS
6 26 (38.24%) Multicast
6 26 (38.24%) NX-OS
7 25 (36.76%) VPN
8 23 (33.82%) LAN
9 21 (30.88%) EIGRP
10 19 (27.94%) MPLS
10 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
11 16 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (22.06%) VLAN
13 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (19.12%) IGMP
13 13 (19.12%) Network Security
13 13 (19.12%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 39 (57.35%) Finance
2 30 (44.12%) Financial Institution
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Law
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (48.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Project Delivery
2 20 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 16 (23.53%) ITIL
4 13 (19.12%) Information Security
4 13 (19.12%) Internal Audit
4 13 (19.12%) ITIL V3
4 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
5 11 (16.18%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (14.71%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (10.29%) Network Design
8 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.94%) Fintech
10 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (2.94%) Project Management
10 2 (2.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Python
2 2 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) C++
3 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (39.71%) CCNP
3 12 (17.65%) CCNA
4 4 (5.88%) CCIE
4 4 (5.88%) CCSA
4 4 (5.88%) CCSE
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCDP
5 2 (2.94%) CCSP
6 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Salt
2 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (77.94%) Cisco
2 50 (73.53%) CheckPoint
3 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.24%) Infoblox
5 24 (35.29%) Palo Alto
6 20 (29.41%) F5
7 13 (19.12%) ForeScout
8 12 (17.65%) Meraki
9 10 (14.71%) Blue Coat
10 9 (13.24%) Netskope
10 9 (13.24%) Zscaler
11 7 (10.29%) Juniper
12 6 (8.82%) HP
12 6 (8.82%) IronPort
12 6 (8.82%) McAfee
13 4 (5.88%) Aruba
14 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
15 1 (1.47%) Broadcom
15 1 (1.47%) Fortinet