Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Operations Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Network Operations Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1059 1038 1148
Rank change year-on-year -21 +110 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 88 108 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.065% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.067% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 78 88 100
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,375 £26,750 £29,688
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £67,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 157,043 160,190 188,299
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,961 134,332 158,959
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Operations Engineer in England

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Operations Engineer in England

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Operations Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Operations Engineer in England

Network Operations 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 Operations Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
North of England +31 45 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Yorkshire +49 40 £37,500 - 1
London -25 26 £67,500 +17.39% 2
South East -11 14 £34,000 -33.66% 1
North West -12 5 £43,000 +13.16%
Midlands +13 1 £35,000 -12.50%
South West +1 1 £24,000 -26.15% 1
East of England -2 1 £45,000 +57.89% 1
West Midlands -11 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Network Operations Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Network Operations 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 Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (95.45%) Cisco
2 73 (82.95%) Firewall
3 67 (76.14%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (59.09%) CCNP
5 44 (50.00%) Finance
6 43 (48.86%) CCNA
6 43 (48.86%) ITIL
7 41 (46.59%) Windows
8 40 (45.45%) VMware
9 38 (43.18%) Wireless
10 37 (42.05%) CCIE
11 35 (39.77%) Load Balancing
12 34 (38.64%) CCDA
12 34 (38.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 32 (36.36%) Problem Management
14 28 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (31.82%) Verint
14 28 (31.82%) Avaya
14 28 (31.82%) Genesys
15 27 (30.68%) BGP
16 26 (29.55%) WAN
17 25 (28.41%) OSPF
18 21 (23.86%) MPLS
18 21 (23.86%) Juniper
19 19 (21.59%) F5
20 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
20 18 (20.45%) VoIP
21 17 (19.32%) Linux
21 17 (19.32%) Cisco IOS
22 16 (18.18%) Ethernet

Network Operations 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 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 73 (82.95%) Firewall
2 38 (43.18%) Wireless
3 27 (30.68%) BGP
4 26 (29.55%) WAN
5 25 (28.41%) OSPF
6 21 (23.86%) MPLS
7 18 (20.45%) VoIP
8 17 (19.32%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (18.18%) Ethernet
9 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 15 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (17.05%) VLAN
10 15 (17.05%) VPN
11 13 (14.77%) IPsec
11 13 (14.77%) LAN
12 11 (12.50%) DNS
13 10 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (10.23%) Network Security
14 9 (10.23%) PPP
14 9 (10.23%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Big Data
1 1 (1.14%) MySQL
1 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) XMPP
2 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.27%) CSS
2 2 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.55%) Clustering
3 4 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) iPad
6 1 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) ITIL
2 35 (39.77%) Load Balancing
3 34 (38.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 32 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 28 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.50%) Network Management
7 10 (11.36%) Change Management
8 8 (9.09%) High Availability
9 7 (7.95%) ITSM
9 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.95%) Presales
10 6 (6.82%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.68%) Network Design
11 5 (5.68%) Release Management
11 5 (5.68%) Ticket Management
12 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 4 (4.55%) Line Management
13 3 (3.41%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) Python
2 4 (4.55%) Perl
2 4 (4.55%) PHP
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.14%) C
3 1 (1.14%) Ruby
3 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (76.14%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (59.09%) CCNP
3 43 (48.86%) CCNA
4 37 (42.05%) CCIE
5 34 (38.64%) CCDA
6 7 (7.95%) CCIP
6 7 (7.95%) CCSP
7 5 (5.68%) Degree
8 4 (4.55%) CCVP
8 4 (4.55%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.68%) KVM
2 5 (5.68%) Xen
3 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Nagios
2 5 (5.68%) Puppet
3 4 (4.55%) Cacti
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.55%) OpenNMS
3 4 (4.55%) RANCID
3 4 (4.55%) SCCM
4 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.14%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.14%) Netcool
5 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (95.45%) Cisco
2 40 (45.45%) VMware
3 28 (31.82%) Avaya
3 28 (31.82%) Genesys
3 28 (31.82%) Verint
4 21 (23.86%) Juniper
5 19 (21.59%) F5
6 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.68%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.55%) Ericsson
10 4 (4.55%) Huawei
10 4 (4.55%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.41%) NETGEAR
11 3 (3.41%) Remedy
11 3 (3.41%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.27%) Brocade
12 2 (2.27%) Red Hat