Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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

Senior Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 671 591 565
Rank change year-on-year -80 -26 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 489 737 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 423 632 825
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.29% +3.43%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,200
90th Percentile £77,250 £73,175 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +1.90%

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 152,471 159,982 180,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.08% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 123,740 130,074 153,744
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 £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in England

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Engineer in England

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in England

Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
London -65 184 £60,000 -1.23% 18
South East -138 82 £57,500 - 13
North of England +36 81 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Midlands +4 63 £49,750 +2.58% 9
North West +19 52 £50,000 +5.26% 8
West Midlands +31 51 £56,250 +15.98% 7
East of England +3 42 £67,500 +28.57% 5
South West +33 40 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire +35 29 £42,500 -22.73% 5
East Midlands -18 12 £40,750 -14.21% 2
Senior Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Senior Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 422 (86.30%) Cisco
2 380 (77.71%) Firewall
3 330 (67.48%) Cisco Certification
4 299 (61.15%) CCNP
5 221 (45.19%) WAN
6 203 (41.51%) BGP
7 201 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
8 196 (40.08%) OSPF
9 191 (39.06%) VPN
10 187 (38.24%) LAN
11 152 (31.08%) Juniper
12 151 (30.88%) MPLS
13 148 (30.27%) CheckPoint
14 145 (29.65%) Network Security
15 141 (28.83%) Data Centre
16 130 (26.58%) Wireless
17 125 (25.56%) F5
18 123 (25.15%) Palo Alto
19 120 (24.54%) Cisco Nexus
20 108 (22.09%) CCIE
21 105 (21.47%) CCNA
22 101 (20.65%) TCP/IP
23 99 (20.25%) IPsec
24 94 (19.22%) Cisco IOS
25 89 (18.20%) Finance
26 88 (18.00%) Fortinet
27 86 (17.59%) DNS
28 81 (16.56%) Network Design
28 81 (16.56%) ITIL
29 75 (15.34%) DHCP

Senior 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 6 (1.23%) Skype for Business
2 4 (0.82%) nginx
3 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (9.41%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.20%) assyst
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.64%) SaaS
4 7 (1.43%) Akamai
5 3 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Office 365
6 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 380 (77.71%) Firewall
2 221 (45.19%) WAN
3 203 (41.51%) BGP
4 201 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
5 196 (40.08%) OSPF
6 191 (39.06%) VPN
7 187 (38.24%) LAN
8 151 (30.88%) MPLS
9 145 (29.65%) Network Security
10 130 (26.58%) Wireless
11 120 (24.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 101 (20.65%) TCP/IP
13 99 (20.25%) IPsec
14 94 (19.22%) Cisco IOS
15 86 (17.59%) DNS
16 75 (15.34%) DHCP
17 65 (13.29%) Cisco ISE
18 60 (12.27%) VoIP
19 56 (11.45%) Cisco Firepower
20 55 (11.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.20%) MySQL
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.20%) Redis
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (9.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 89 (18.20%) Finance
2 29 (5.93%) Banking
3 25 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.27%) Retail
6 11 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.25%) Law
7 6 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.61%) Games
9 3 (0.61%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.11%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.07%) HTML
3 10 (2.04%) XML
4 7 (1.43%) JSON
5 4 (0.82%) CSS
6 2 (0.41%) LDAP
6 2 (0.41%) Web Services
7 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.20%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 141 (28.83%) Data Centre
2 51 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (7.36%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.29%) PKI
6 17 (3.48%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (3.27%) Cyberattack
8 8 (1.64%) Equities
9 7 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.43%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.23%) CESG
10 6 (1.23%) Fintech
11 5 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.61%) NHS
12 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.68%) Linux
2 53 (10.84%) Windows
3 24 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.84%) FreeBSD
5 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.82%) SUSE
7 4 (0.82%) Unix
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.56%) ITIL
1 81 (16.56%) Network Design
2 63 (12.88%) Load Balancing
3 57 (11.66%) Network Management
4 53 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
5 44 (9.00%) High Availability
5 44 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (8.79%) Kalman Filter
7 42 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (8.38%) Change Management
9 39 (7.98%) Mentoring
10 29 (5.93%) Network Architecture
11 23 (4.70%) SIEM
12 22 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (4.50%) Project Management
12 22 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (4.29%) Proactive Monitoring
13 21 (4.29%) Programme Delivery
13 21 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 20 (4.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.59%) Python
2 16 (3.27%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.43%) Perl
4 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.82%) C
6 3 (0.61%) SQL
7 2 (0.41%) Ruby
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) C++
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 330 (67.48%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (61.15%) CCNP
3 108 (22.09%) CCIE
4 105 (21.47%) CCNA
5 59 (12.07%) Degree
6 37 (7.57%) JNCIP
7 36 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 35 (7.16%) Security Cleared
9 33 (6.75%) SC Cleared
10 25 (5.11%) JNCIS
11 20 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (3.89%) CCSP
12 19 (3.89%) JNCIE
13 16 (3.27%) CCDA
13 16 (3.27%) CCDP
13 16 (3.27%) JNCIA
14 15 (3.07%) CCSA
14 15 (3.07%) CISSP
15 14 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (2.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.29%) SLA
2 11 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (1.64%) GDPR
3 8 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.23%) GPG13
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.09%) Firmware
3 13 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.43%) VMware NSX
5 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.02%) vSphere
7 4 (0.82%) pfSense
8 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 39 (7.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (5.73%) Cisco Prime
3 26 (5.32%) FortiGate
4 22 (4.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 16 (3.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (3.07%) Nessus
7 14 (2.86%) TrustSec
8 8 (1.64%) Ansible
8 8 (1.64%) Cisco LMS
8 8 (1.64%) Opsview
9 7 (1.43%) Nagios
10 4 (0.82%) Puppet
10 4 (0.82%) SCOM
11 3 (0.61%) Cisco CME
12 2 (0.41%) HP NNM
12 2 (0.41%) RANCID
12 2 (0.41%) RSA enVision
12 2 (0.41%) SCSM
13 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.20%) Graylog
Vendors
1 422 (86.30%) Cisco
2 152 (31.08%) Juniper
3 148 (30.27%) CheckPoint
4 125 (25.56%) F5
5 123 (25.15%) Palo Alto
6 88 (18.00%) Fortinet
7 71 (14.52%) SolarWinds
8 67 (13.70%) Microsoft
9 59 (12.07%) VMware
10 38 (7.77%) Citrix
11 30 (6.13%) HP
12 24 (4.91%) Arista
13 20 (4.09%) Meraki
14 16 (3.27%) Clearswift
15 15 (3.07%) Infoblox
16 13 (2.66%) Barracuda Networks
17 12 (2.45%) Blue Coat
17 12 (2.45%) SonicWALL
18 10 (2.04%) Aruba
18 10 (2.04%) Riverbed