Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Lead Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1077 1045 1195
Rank change year-on-year -32 +150 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 95 145 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.081% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.084% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 79 143 63
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -24.44% +35.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £41,550 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £73,750 £96,250
UK median annual salary £51,500 £51,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.98% -21.54% +30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Lead Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Lead Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Network Engineer in England

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Lead Network Engineer in England

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Network Engineer in England

Lead Network Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 41 £60,000 +4.35%
South East +37 22 £42,500 -26.09% 1
North of England -9 14 £51,500 +14.44%
South West +16 13 £65,000 +30.00%
North West -21 13 £51,500 +14.44%
East of England +4 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands +40 2 - - 2
Midlands +12 2 - - 2
North East - 1 £52,500 -
Lead Network Engineer
UK

Lead Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Lead 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 England region featuring Lead Network Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (91.58%) Cisco
2 69 (72.63%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (70.53%) Firewall
4 65 (68.42%) CCNP
5 51 (53.68%) Wireless
6 47 (49.47%) WAN
7 41 (43.16%) BGP
8 36 (37.89%) OSPF
9 35 (36.84%) Juniper
10 32 (33.68%) F5
11 28 (29.47%) CCNA
11 28 (29.47%) LAN
12 27 (28.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (28.42%) Network Security
12 27 (28.42%) Palo Alto
13 26 (27.37%) Data Centre
13 26 (27.37%) MPLS
14 25 (26.32%) SolarWinds
15 21 (22.11%) Change Control
15 21 (22.11%) SLA
16 20 (21.05%) ITIL
17 19 (20.00%) EIGRP
18 18 (18.95%) IPsec
18 18 (18.95%) Coaching
19 17 (17.89%) VPN
20 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
20 16 (16.84%) CCIE
20 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
20 16 (16.84%) Load Balancing
21 15 (15.79%) Problem Management

Lead Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (4.21%) CMS
1 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.37%) Office 365
4 4 (4.21%) SaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (70.53%) Firewall
2 51 (53.68%) Wireless
3 47 (49.47%) WAN
4 41 (43.16%) BGP
5 36 (37.89%) OSPF
6 28 (29.47%) LAN
7 27 (28.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (28.42%) Network Security
8 26 (27.37%) MPLS
9 19 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 18 (18.95%) IPsec
11 17 (17.89%) VPN
12 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
13 15 (15.79%) VoIP
14 12 (12.63%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (11.58%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (10.53%) Multicast
17 9 (9.47%) BIG-IP
17 9 (9.47%) SSL
18 8 (8.42%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.79%) Finance
3 9 (9.47%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Law
5 3 (3.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.47%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (8.42%) User Experience
4 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.21%) Clustering
5 4 (4.21%) PKI
6 3 (3.16%) FlexPod
6 3 (3.16%) Spread Betting
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (2.11%) Wiki
8 1 (1.05%) Equities
8 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Windows
1 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Change Control
2 20 (21.05%) ITIL
3 18 (18.95%) Coaching
4 16 (16.84%) Load Balancing
5 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 15 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 14 (14.74%) IT Strategy
6 14 (14.74%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (12.63%) Runbook
8 12 (12.63%) Service Management
9 11 (11.58%) Network Management
10 10 (10.53%) ITSM
10 10 (10.53%) Network Design
10 10 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.42%) Incident Management
12 8 (8.42%) Statistics
12 8 (8.42%) TOGAF
13 7 (7.37%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.26%) Python
2 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.21%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (72.63%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (68.42%) CCNP
3 28 (29.47%) CCNA
4 16 (16.84%) CCIE
5 12 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (11.58%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.26%) CCSA
8 5 (5.26%) CISSP
8 5 (5.26%) Degree
9 4 (4.21%) CASP
9 4 (4.21%) CCSE
9 4 (4.21%) CCVP
9 4 (4.21%) CEH
9 4 (4.21%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (4.21%) CISM
9 4 (4.21%) JNCIA
9 4 (4.21%) MCSE
9 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.26%) Cacti
2 5 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (91.58%) Cisco
2 35 (36.84%) Juniper
3 32 (33.68%) F5
4 27 (28.42%) Palo Alto
5 25 (26.32%) SolarWinds
6 14 (14.74%) CheckPoint
7 12 (12.63%) Infoblox
7 12 (12.63%) Riverbed
8 10 (10.53%) Aruba
9 9 (9.47%) HP
10 5 (5.26%) Brocade
10 5 (5.26%) IronPort
10 5 (5.26%) Polycom
10 5 (5.26%) Siemens
10 5 (5.26%) VMware
11 4 (4.21%) Citrix
11 4 (4.21%) Dell
11 4 (4.21%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (3.16%) 3Com
12 3 (3.16%) Arista