The median annual salary for a Lead Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 891 921
Rank change year-on-year +97 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 50 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.029% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 11
Median salary £50,000 £60,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.35% +5.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £54,150 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.91% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Lead Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Lead Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +65 17 £58,750 -10.98%
North West - 14 £41,000 -
South East +64 9 £53,750 -10.41%
East of England - 7 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £46,000 -
Lead Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 103 (80.47%) Firewall
2 102 (79.69%) Cisco
3 100 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (64.06%) CCNP
5 68 (53.13%) CCNA
6 61 (47.66%) Network Security
7 58 (45.31%) Network Design
8 50 (39.06%) Network Management
9 49 (38.28%) Data Centre
9 49 (38.28%) Wireless
10 46 (35.94%) WAN
10 46 (35.94%) LAN
11 45 (35.16%) CheckPoint
12 43 (33.59%) BGP
13 42 (32.81%) CCIE
14 39 (30.47%) MPLS
15 37 (28.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (27.34%) OSPF
17 34 (26.56%) Network Monitoring
18 33 (25.78%) Juniper
19 31 (24.22%) Cisco IOS
20 30 (23.44%) Network Planning
21 29 (22.66%) CCSP
22 28 (21.88%) CCIP
22 28 (21.88%) Network Architecture
23 26 (20.31%) SaaS
24 24 (18.75%) Mentoring
24 24 (18.75%) VPN
25 22 (17.19%) JNCIP
25 22 (17.19%) Telecoms

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 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Project
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.31%) SaaS
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 103 (80.47%) Firewall
2 61 (47.66%) Network Security
3 49 (38.28%) Wireless
4 46 (35.94%) LAN
4 46 (35.94%) WAN
5 43 (33.59%) BGP
6 39 (30.47%) MPLS
7 37 (28.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (27.34%) OSPF
9 31 (24.22%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (18.75%) VPN
11 21 (16.41%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (8.59%) EIGRP
14 10 (7.81%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (7.03%) VoIP
15 9 (7.03%) WLAN
16 8 (6.25%) SAN
17 7 (5.47%) DNS
17 7 (5.47%) SSL
General
1 22 (17.19%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 49 (38.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.34%) Fintech
2 3 (2.34%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.72%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) Unix
3 10 (7.81%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (45.31%) Network Design
2 50 (39.06%) Network Management
3 34 (26.56%) Network Monitoring
4 30 (23.44%) Network Planning
5 28 (21.88%) Network Architecture
6 24 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.84%) ITIL
8 17 (13.28%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (12.50%) Change Control
10 15 (11.72%) Incident Management
11 13 (10.16%) Asset Management
12 12 (9.38%) Problem Management
13 9 (7.03%) Change Management
13 9 (7.03%) Load Balancing
14 6 (4.69%) Service Management
15 4 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
15 4 (3.13%) Project Management
16 3 (2.34%) Cybersecurity
16 3 (2.34%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) Tcl
2 2 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 100 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (64.06%) CCNP
3 68 (53.13%) CCNA
4 42 (32.81%) CCIE
5 29 (22.66%) CCSP
6 28 (21.88%) CCIP
7 22 (17.19%) JNCIP
8 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
9 12 (9.38%) BC Cleared
10 8 (6.25%) Degree
11 7 (5.47%) CCSA
12 3 (2.34%) CCDP
12 3 (2.34%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (2.34%) CCSE
13 2 (1.56%) CCDA
13 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.78%) CCA
14 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.78%) MCSE
14 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) KVM
3 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Cisco CME
2 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.56%) Ansible
3 2 (1.56%) Cacti
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 102 (79.69%) Cisco
2 45 (35.16%) CheckPoint
3 33 (25.78%) Juniper
4 13 (10.16%) Palo Alto
5 10 (7.81%) SolarWinds
6 9 (7.03%) F5
7 6 (4.69%) Citrix
7 6 (4.69%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.91%) HP
9 4 (3.13%) VMware
10 3 (2.34%) Aruba
10 3 (2.34%) Dell
10 3 (2.34%) IronPort
10 3 (2.34%) Polycom
10 3 (2.34%) Remedy
10 3 (2.34%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.34%) Siemens
11 2 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.56%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.56%) Tandberg