The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Network Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 159 148
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1666 2128 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.07% 2.17% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.25% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1426 1795 1770
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 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 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in England

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in England

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in England

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 Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 -2 612 £52,500 - 55
South East +14 537 £45,000 - 33
West Midlands +17 156 £42,500 +0.59% 7
North West +47 114 £41,000 -3.52% 16
East of England -49 85 £45,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -41 68 £39,000 -13.33% 8
South West -6 61 £36,000 -4.00% 9
East Midlands +14 39 £44,000 +23.28% 5
North East -2 2 £33,375 -0.37% 1
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 2906 (81.47%) Cisco
2 2315 (64.90%) Firewall
3 2301 (64.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1792 (50.24%) CCNP
5 1320 (37.01%) WAN
6 1213 (34.01%) LAN
6 1213 (34.01%) CCNA
7 1188 (33.31%) Juniper
8 999 (28.01%) BGP
9 955 (26.77%) OSPF
10 945 (26.49%) MPLS
11 940 (26.35%) VPN
11 940 (26.35%) Cisco ASA
12 934 (26.18%) Network Security
13 830 (23.27%) CheckPoint
14 827 (23.18%) Wireless
15 819 (22.96%) Data Centre
16 716 (20.07%) Palo Alto
17 674 (18.90%) F5
18 638 (17.89%) DNS
19 605 (16.96%) Windows
20 572 (16.04%) TCP/IP
21 555 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
22 525 (14.72%) Network Design
23 489 (13.71%) ITIL
24 485 (13.60%) VoIP
25 474 (13.29%) CCIE
26 468 (13.12%) Linux
27 446 (12.50%) Finance
28 442 (12.39%) VMware

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 82 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 60 (1.68%) IIS
3 33 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 28 (0.78%) Apache
5 28 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 25 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 16 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.11%) nginx
12 3 (0.084%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.056%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.056%) Confluence
13 2 (0.056%) SAS
14 1 (0.028%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.028%) JBoss
Applications
1 125 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 80 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 69 (1.93%) MS Office
4 9 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.14%) MS Project
7 4 (0.11%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.056%) GIMP
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.028%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 88 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.35%) Office 365
4 43 (1.21%) SaaS
5 27 (0.76%) IaaS
6 20 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.31%) PaaS
8 7 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.056%) Akamai
11 2 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.056%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.056%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.056%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2315 (64.90%) Firewall
2 1320 (37.01%) WAN
3 1213 (34.01%) LAN
4 999 (28.01%) BGP
5 955 (26.77%) OSPF
6 945 (26.49%) MPLS
7 940 (26.35%) Cisco ASA
7 940 (26.35%) VPN
8 934 (26.18%) Network Security
9 827 (23.18%) Wireless
10 638 (17.89%) DNS
11 572 (16.04%) TCP/IP
12 555 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 485 (13.60%) VoIP
14 401 (11.24%) VLAN
15 365 (10.23%) DHCP
16 339 (9.50%) Cisco IOS
17 278 (7.79%) IPsec
18 270 (7.57%) EIGRP
19 229 (6.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.34%) GIS
3 7 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.17%) MySQL
4 6 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.084%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.056%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.056%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.056%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.056%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.056%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.028%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.028%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.028%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.028%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.028%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.028%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.028%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.028%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.17%) GCC
3 6 (0.17%) GDB
3 6 (0.17%) Subversion
3 6 (0.17%) Trac
4 5 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.11%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.084%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.056%) JIRA
8 1 (0.028%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 446 (12.50%) Finance
2 381 (10.68%) Telecoms
3 96 (2.69%) Banking
4 78 (2.19%) Retail
5 51 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 41 (1.15%) Legal
7 31 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 28 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 27 (0.76%) Games
10 24 (0.67%) Marketing
11 18 (0.50%) Advertising
11 18 (0.50%) Law
12 17 (0.48%) Electronics
13 12 (0.34%) Publishing
14 10 (0.28%) Back Office
15 8 (0.22%) Front Office
15 8 (0.22%) Military
16 7 (0.20%) Billing
16 7 (0.20%) French Language
16 7 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (3.50%) 802.1X
2 15 (0.42%) CSS
3 14 (0.39%) HTML
4 12 (0.34%) Web Services
5 11 (0.31%) .NET
6 9 (0.25%) LAMP
6 9 (0.25%) REST
7 6 (0.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (0.17%) Flash
7 6 (0.17%) STL
8 5 (0.14%) SAX
9 4 (0.11%) JSON
9 4 (0.11%) XML
9 4 (0.11%) XMPP
10 3 (0.084%) CGI
10 3 (0.084%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.084%) Middleware
11 2 (0.056%) COM
11 2 (0.056%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.056%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 819 (22.96%) Data Centre
2 175 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 122 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 109 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 52 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 46 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
7 44 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 40 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 34 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 31 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
11 27 (0.76%) PKI
12 25 (0.70%) IVR
13 23 (0.64%) BYOD
14 22 (0.62%) RSA SecurID
14 22 (0.62%) Virtual Team
15 21 (0.59%) Fintech
16 20 (0.56%) iPad
17 14 (0.39%) Clustering
18 11 (0.31%) CESG
18 11 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 605 (16.96%) Windows
2 468 (13.12%) Linux
3 311 (8.72%) Windows Server
4 191 (5.35%) Unix
5 119 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 26 (0.73%) CentOS
10 23 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 22 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 18 (0.50%) Solaris
13 16 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.25%) Debian
16 9 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.22%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.20%) VMS
18 7 (0.20%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (14.72%) Network Design
2 489 (13.71%) ITIL
3 356 (9.98%) Load Balancing
4 313 (8.77%) Network Management
5 252 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
6 212 (5.94%) Presales
7 187 (5.24%) Change Management
8 158 (4.43%) Mentoring
9 137 (3.84%) High Availability
10 136 (3.81%) Service Delivery
11 135 (3.78%) Network Architecture
12 129 (3.62%) Project Management
13 107 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 105 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
14 105 (2.94%) Service Management
15 100 (2.80%) Change Control
15 100 (2.80%) Migration
16 97 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
17 88 (2.47%) Information Security
18 83 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 102 (2.86%) Python
2 79 (2.21%) SQL
3 66 (1.85%) Perl
4 39 (1.09%) PowerShell
5 38 (1.07%) Bash Shell
6 21 (0.59%) C
7 20 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 17 (0.48%) Java
9 16 (0.45%) C++
10 15 (0.42%) PHP
11 7 (0.20%) Tcl
12 6 (0.17%) R
13 5 (0.14%) Ruby
14 4 (0.11%) VB
15 2 (0.056%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.028%) Delphi
16 1 (0.028%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.028%) Lisp
16 1 (0.028%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.028%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2301 (64.51%) Cisco Certification
2 1792 (50.24%) CCNP
3 1213 (34.01%) CCNA
4 474 (13.29%) CCIE
5 289 (8.10%) Degree
6 231 (6.48%) Security Cleared
7 172 (4.82%) JNCIA
8 170 (4.77%) SC Cleared
9 156 (4.37%) JNCIP
10 120 (3.36%) CCSA
11 93 (2.61%) CCSP
12 89 (2.50%) JNCIS
13 86 (2.41%) DV Cleared
14 83 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 80 (2.24%) CCDP
16 69 (1.93%) MCSE
17 63 (1.77%) CCIP
18 61 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
19 59 (1.65%) CCNP Voice
20 54 (1.51%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (4.82%) SLA
2 88 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.42%) ISO27002
5 15 (0.42%) QA
6 4 (0.11%) PMO
7 3 (0.084%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.056%) GDPR
9 1 (0.028%) ISO27005
System Software
1 259 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (6.70%) Active Directory
3 113 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.40%) vSphere
5 38 (1.07%) Firmware
6 37 (1.04%) ProxySG
7 29 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 19 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (0.42%) XenApp
11 13 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.25%) Snort
14 8 (0.22%) KVM
15 6 (0.17%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.14%) NFS
16 5 (0.14%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 163 (4.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 162 (4.54%) FortiGate
3 94 (2.64%) Cisco Prime
4 58 (1.63%) Nagios
5 41 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 39 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
7 35 (0.98%) Puppet
8 34 (0.95%) Cacti
9 33 (0.93%) SCCM
10 17 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
11 16 (0.45%) HAProxy
12 15 (0.42%) Juniper STRM
13 14 (0.39%) OpenView
14 12 (0.34%) Cisco CME
14 12 (0.34%) SCOM
15 11 (0.31%) OpenNMS
16 10 (0.28%) WSUS
17 8 (0.22%) Ansible
17 8 (0.22%) RANCID
Vendors
1 2906 (81.47%) Cisco
2 1188 (33.31%) Juniper
3 830 (23.27%) CheckPoint
4 716 (20.07%) Palo Alto
5 674 (18.90%) F5
6 442 (12.39%) VMware
7 375 (10.51%) Microsoft
8 293 (8.21%) HP
9 290 (8.13%) Fortinet
10 231 (6.48%) SolarWinds
11 199 (5.58%) Riverbed
12 159 (4.46%) Citrix
13 132 (3.70%) Avaya
14 126 (3.53%) Aruba
15 115 (3.22%) SonicWALL
16 112 (3.14%) Meraki
17 93 (2.61%) Extreme Networks
18 86 (2.41%) Blue Coat
19 84 (2.35%) Brocade
20 79 (2.21%) Arista
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + health + life cover +
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, facilities and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
KnownFour
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Total package (inc bonus) up to £50k, + overtime dependant on experien
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus and substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago