Period
to 4 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

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
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 165 313
Rank change year-on-year -64 +148 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 10 70 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 1.36% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.44% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 68 17
10th Percentile £49,250 £64,250 £55,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £71,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +24.00% -15.25%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,000 £85,000 £81,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year - +25.49% -8.93%

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 5,181 4,865 9,771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.45% 94.19% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,631 4,263 8,760
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 4 August 2021.

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 4 August 2021, 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 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) SDH
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (30.00%) Social Media
4 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) 5G
4 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Broadband
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) DWDM
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) 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 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) SDH
3 3 (30.00%) 5G
3 3 (30.00%) Broadband
3 3 (30.00%) DWDM
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (10.00%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) LPIC
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) ForeScout
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds