Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 611 560
Rank change year-on-year -122 -51 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 420 657 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 363 579 788
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,000 £36,925
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £70,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -4.55%

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 146,242 156,862 173,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118,793 126,548 147,124
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -81 166 £62,500 - 18
North of England +55 67 £45,000 -5.26% 11
South East -87 67 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Midlands +27 64 £50,000 -4.76% 18
West Midlands +45 52 £55,000 +8.91% 13
North West +12 46 £47,500 - 3
East of England -16 32 £65,000 +4.00% 2
South West +13 27 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire +29 21 £42,500 -22.73% 7
East Midlands -12 12 £42,500 -26.09% 5
Senior Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 356 (84.76%) Cisco
2 324 (77.14%) Firewall
3 281 (66.90%) Cisco Certification
4 253 (60.24%) CCNP
5 188 (44.76%) WAN
6 175 (41.67%) LAN
7 172 (40.95%) BGP
8 167 (39.76%) Cisco ASA
9 161 (38.33%) OSPF
10 149 (35.48%) VPN
11 140 (33.33%) Juniper
12 138 (32.86%) CheckPoint
13 125 (29.76%) Data Centre
14 123 (29.29%) Network Security
15 122 (29.05%) MPLS
16 121 (28.81%) F5
17 113 (26.90%) Cisco Nexus
18 106 (25.24%) Wireless
19 103 (24.52%) Palo Alto
20 97 (23.10%) TCP/IP
21 95 (22.62%) CCNA
22 88 (20.95%) Finance
23 80 (19.05%) CCIE
24 76 (18.10%) Fortinet
25 74 (17.62%) IPsec
26 70 (16.67%) Linux
27 67 (15.95%) Cisco IOS
28 62 (14.76%) Load Balancing
29 59 (14.05%) SolarWinds
30 58 (13.81%) ITIL

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 9 (2.14%) IIS
2 8 (1.90%) Apache
2 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.43%) nginx
4 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (6.43%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) assyst
1 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.62%) Office 365
4 10 (2.38%) SaaS
5 3 (0.71%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Akamai
6 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 324 (77.14%) Firewall
2 188 (44.76%) WAN
3 175 (41.67%) LAN
4 172 (40.95%) BGP
5 167 (39.76%) Cisco ASA
6 161 (38.33%) OSPF
7 149 (35.48%) VPN
8 123 (29.29%) Network Security
9 122 (29.05%) MPLS
10 113 (26.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 106 (25.24%) Wireless
12 97 (23.10%) TCP/IP
13 74 (17.62%) IPsec
14 67 (15.95%) Cisco IOS
15 56 (13.33%) DNS
16 55 (13.10%) Cisco ISE
17 50 (11.90%) DHCP
17 50 (11.90%) VLAN
17 50 (11.90%) VoIP
18 48 (11.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.67%) MySQL
1 7 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.48%) Redis
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 88 (20.95%) Finance
2 39 (9.29%) Banking
3 36 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.10%) Retail
5 12 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.86%) Marketing
6 11 (2.62%) Law
7 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.19%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Automotive
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.90%) HTML
3 7 (1.67%) LDAP
4 6 (1.43%) XML
5 5 (1.19%) .NET
5 5 (1.19%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.19%) LAMP
5 5 (1.19%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) CSS
6 2 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.24%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.24%) WAP
7 1 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (29.76%) Data Centre
2 43 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.62%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.52%) PKI
6 10 (2.38%) Fintech
6 10 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.14%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.43%) Cyberattack
9 6 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.95%) CESG
10 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.71%) NHS
11 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.48%) Clustering
12 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.48%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.67%) Linux
2 57 (13.57%) Windows
3 34 (8.10%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.14%) FreeBSD
5 9 (2.14%) Unix
6 8 (1.90%) CentOS
7 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.19%) SUSE
8 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.95%) Debian
10 2 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.76%) Load Balancing
2 58 (13.81%) ITIL
3 52 (12.38%) Network Management
4 51 (12.14%) Network Design
5 39 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (8.10%) Mentoring
7 32 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (7.38%) Change Management
8 31 (7.38%) High Availability
8 31 (7.38%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 21 (5.00%) Network Architecture
11 20 (4.76%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (3.81%) Incident Management
14 16 (3.81%) Problem Management
15 15 (3.57%) Data Protection
15 15 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 14 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.86%) Python
2 14 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.43%) C
4 6 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.43%) Perl
5 5 (1.19%) PHP
5 5 (1.19%) SQL
5 5 (1.19%) Tcl
5 5 (1.19%) VBScript
6 2 (0.48%) Ruby
6 2 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.24%) AWK
7 1 (0.24%) sed
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 281 (66.90%) Cisco Certification
2 253 (60.24%) CCNP
3 95 (22.62%) CCNA
4 80 (19.05%) CCIE
5 48 (11.43%) Degree
6 40 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 38 (9.05%) SC Cleared
8 35 (8.33%) JNCIP
9 23 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (5.00%) JNCIS
11 18 (4.29%) CCSA
12 17 (4.05%) CCSE
12 17 (4.05%) JNCIA
13 16 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (3.81%) JNCIE
14 15 (3.57%) CCDP
14 15 (3.57%) CCSP
14 15 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (3.10%) MCSE
16 11 (2.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.29%) SLA
2 17 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.86%) GDPR
4 11 (2.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.95%) GPG13
8 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 22 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.62%) Firmware
5 10 (2.38%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.67%) vSphere
8 5 (1.19%) pfSense
8 5 (1.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 22 (5.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (4.05%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
4 15 (3.57%) Nessus
5 14 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (2.62%) Nagios
7 9 (2.14%) Ansible
7 9 (2.14%) TrustSec
8 5 (1.19%) ArcSight ESM
9 4 (0.95%) Puppet
9 4 (0.95%) SCOM
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco LMS
10 3 (0.71%) Opsview
10 3 (0.71%) RANCID
11 2 (0.48%) Graylog
11 2 (0.48%) HP NNM
11 2 (0.48%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.48%) SCSM
11 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 356 (84.76%) Cisco
2 140 (33.33%) Juniper
3 138 (32.86%) CheckPoint
4 121 (28.81%) F5
5 103 (24.52%) Palo Alto
6 76 (18.10%) Fortinet
7 59 (14.05%) SolarWinds
8 48 (11.43%) VMware
9 44 (10.48%) Microsoft
10 32 (7.62%) HP
11 26 (6.19%) Meraki
12 19 (4.52%) Blue Coat
13 17 (4.05%) Arista
13 17 (4.05%) Citrix
14 14 (3.33%) Red Hat
14 14 (3.33%) SonicWALL
15 13 (3.10%) Barracuda Networks
16 12 (2.86%) Dell
16 12 (2.86%) Infoblox
17 10 (2.38%) Brocade