The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 172 178
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1640 1883 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.04% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.11% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1618 1620
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -19 571 £52,500 -4.54% 48
South East +23 463 £47,500 +0.52% 29
North West +25 169 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East of England -28 124 £42,500 - 19
South West -15 100 £42,500 +30.76% 12
West Midlands -26 97 £40,000 -4.76% 12
Yorkshire -41 73 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +13 46 £44,000 +10.00% 6
North East -9 4 £36,500 +8.95%
Midlands +2 1 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2636 (79.85%) Cisco
2 2118 (64.16%) Firewall
3 2086 (63.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1592 (48.23%) CCNP
5 1160 (35.14%) Juniper
6 1149 (34.81%) WAN
7 1063 (32.20%) CCNA
8 1011 (30.63%) BGP
9 983 (29.78%) LAN
10 912 (27.63%) OSPF
11 895 (27.11%) MPLS
12 880 (26.66%) VPN
13 877 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
14 755 (22.87%) Network Security
15 749 (22.69%) CheckPoint
16 736 (22.30%) Data Centre
17 724 (21.93%) Wireless
18 679 (20.57%) F5
19 666 (20.18%) Palo Alto
20 638 (19.33%) Windows
21 598 (18.12%) DNS
22 586 (17.75%) TCP/IP
23 570 (17.27%) Linux
24 558 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
25 535 (16.21%) Network Design
26 478 (14.48%) ITIL
27 476 (14.42%) VoIP
28 472 (14.30%) CCIE
29 459 (13.90%) VMware
30 405 (12.27%) Microsoft

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 63 (1.91%) MS Exchange
2 38 (1.15%) IIS
3 37 (1.12%) Apache
4 29 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 23 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.18%) nginx
12 5 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.091%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.091%) JBoss
15 2 (0.061%) Confluence
15 2 (0.061%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.061%) SAS
15 2 (0.061%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (2.39%) MS Visio
2 74 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.030%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 127 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.00%) Office 365
4 18 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.55%) IaaS
5 16 (0.48%) SaaS
6 15 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.24%) Akamai
7 8 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.18%) PaaS
9 5 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.091%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.091%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.091%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.030%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2118 (64.16%) Firewall
2 1149 (34.81%) WAN
3 1011 (30.63%) BGP
4 983 (29.78%) LAN
5 912 (27.63%) OSPF
6 895 (27.11%) MPLS
7 880 (26.66%) VPN
8 877 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
9 755 (22.87%) Network Security
10 724 (21.93%) Wireless
11 598 (18.12%) DNS
12 586 (17.75%) TCP/IP
13 558 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 476 (14.42%) VoIP
15 386 (11.69%) DHCP
16 383 (11.60%) VLAN
17 330 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
18 318 (9.63%) IPsec
19 303 (9.18%) EIGRP
20 231 (7.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (1.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.51%) MySQL
3 11 (0.33%) Big Data
4 9 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.12%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.091%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.061%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.061%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.061%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.061%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.030%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.030%) GIS
9 1 (0.030%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.030%) Informix
9 1 (0.030%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.030%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.030%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.24%) GCC
3 8 (0.24%) GDB
3 8 (0.24%) Subversion
3 8 (0.24%) Trac
4 6 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.061%) JIRA
7 1 (0.030%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.030%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.030%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.030%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.030%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 398 (12.06%) Finance
2 385 (11.66%) Telecoms
3 97 (2.94%) Banking
4 52 (1.58%) Retail
5 41 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 35 (1.06%) Legal
7 24 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 23 (0.70%) Marketing
9 22 (0.67%) Games
10 21 (0.64%) Law
11 19 (0.58%) Advertising
12 15 (0.45%) Electronics
13 12 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.27%) Back Office
15 8 (0.24%) Publishing
16 7 (0.21%) Military
17 6 (0.18%) Automotive
17 6 (0.18%) Front Office
18 5 (0.15%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.091%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (3.15%) 802.1X
2 24 (0.73%) Web Services
3 23 (0.70%) CSS
3 23 (0.70%) REST
4 20 (0.61%) HTML
5 15 (0.45%) LAMP
6 12 (0.36%) XML
7 11 (0.33%) JSON
8 8 (0.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (0.24%) Regular Expression
8 8 (0.24%) STL
9 6 (0.18%) CGI
9 6 (0.18%) Middleware
10 4 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
10 4 (0.12%) XMPP
11 3 (0.091%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (0.091%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.091%) Kafka
11 3 (0.091%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.091%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 736 (22.30%) Data Centre
2 194 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 82 (2.48%) Driving Licence
5 64 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 46 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 42 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 38 (1.15%) iPad
9 36 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 30 (0.91%) Hedge funds
10 30 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
11 27 (0.82%) Fintech
12 25 (0.76%) Smartphone
13 22 (0.67%) Clustering
13 22 (0.67%) PKI
14 19 (0.58%) CESG
15 16 (0.48%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.42%) CCTV
17 13 (0.39%) User Experience
18 12 (0.36%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 638 (19.33%) Windows
2 570 (17.27%) Linux
3 311 (9.42%) Windows Server
4 230 (6.97%) Unix
5 119 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (1.67%) CentOS
8 46 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.73%) Android
11 21 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.51%) Solaris
13 16 (0.48%) Debian
14 13 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.39%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (0.33%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.24%) SUSE
17 8 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (16.21%) Network Design
2 478 (14.48%) ITIL
3 395 (11.97%) Load Balancing
4 295 (8.94%) Network Management
5 270 (8.18%) Network Monitoring
6 198 (6.00%) Change Management
7 175 (5.30%) Presales
8 157 (4.76%) High Availability
9 155 (4.70%) Mentoring
10 120 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
11 118 (3.57%) Service Delivery
12 116 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
13 106 (3.21%) Project Management
14 104 (3.15%) Change Control
15 92 (2.79%) Network Architecture
16 88 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
17 87 (2.64%) Penetration Testing
18 86 (2.61%) Service Management
18 86 (2.61%) SIEM
19 80 (2.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (5.21%) Python
2 119 (3.60%) Perl
3 74 (2.24%) Bash Shell
4 61 (1.85%) SQL
5 56 (1.70%) C
6 49 (1.48%) PowerShell
7 35 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 23 (0.70%) Java
9 17 (0.51%) C++
9 17 (0.51%) PHP
10 13 (0.39%) Ruby
11 6 (0.18%) R
12 5 (0.15%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.091%) VBScript
14 2 (0.061%) Groovy
14 2 (0.061%) Lisp
14 2 (0.061%) Tcl
14 2 (0.061%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.061%) VB
15 1 (0.030%) Go
Qualifications
1 2086 (63.19%) Cisco Certification
2 1592 (48.23%) CCNP
3 1063 (32.20%) CCNA
4 472 (14.30%) CCIE
5 273 (8.27%) Security Cleared
6 232 (7.03%) Degree
7 174 (5.27%) SC Cleared
8 152 (4.60%) JNCIP
9 138 (4.18%) JNCIA
10 125 (3.79%) DV Cleared
11 96 (2.91%) CCSA
11 96 (2.91%) JNCIS
12 87 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 75 (2.27%) MCSE
14 70 (2.12%) CCSP
15 69 (2.09%) CCDA
16 64 (1.94%) CCDP
17 58 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
17 58 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
18 52 (1.58%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (5.73%) SLA
2 64 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 55 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 17 (0.51%) QA
6 15 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.30%) PMO
8 6 (0.18%) GDPR
9 5 (0.15%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.061%) GCP
10 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.030%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 271 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 266 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 112 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.61%) ProxySG
5 45 (1.36%) vSphere
6 44 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (0.82%) KVM
8 20 (0.61%) Xen
9 19 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
9 19 (0.58%) XenApp
10 17 (0.51%) Firmware
11 12 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.30%) Snort
12 10 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.21%) pfSense
15 6 (0.18%) Docker
16 5 (0.15%) iptables
16 5 (0.15%) vCloud
17 4 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 180 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 142 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 80 (2.42%) Nagios
4 69 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
5 54 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
6 51 (1.54%) SCCM
7 46 (1.39%) Cacti
8 40 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
9 35 (1.06%) Puppet
9 35 (1.06%) SCOM
10 20 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
10 20 (0.61%) OpenView
11 18 (0.55%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (0.33%) OpenNebula
13 11 (0.33%) OpenNMS
13 11 (0.33%) RANCID
13 11 (0.33%) vCenter Server
13 11 (0.33%) WSUS
14 10 (0.30%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 2636 (79.85%) Cisco
2 1160 (35.14%) Juniper
3 749 (22.69%) CheckPoint
4 679 (20.57%) F5
5 666 (20.18%) Palo Alto
6 459 (13.90%) VMware
7 405 (12.27%) Microsoft
8 276 (8.36%) HP
9 275 (8.33%) Fortinet
10 224 (6.79%) SolarWinds
11 189 (5.73%) Citrix
12 160 (4.85%) Riverbed
13 145 (4.39%) Aruba
14 119 (3.60%) Blue Coat
15 109 (3.30%) Avaya
16 108 (3.27%) Extreme Networks
17 106 (3.21%) Meraki
18 94 (2.85%) SonicWALL
19 72 (2.18%) Brocade
20 68 (2.06%) WatchGuard
Central London / West End
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Yoh
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package, Overti
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago