Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £53,448 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 637 546
Rank change year-on-year -125 -91 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 373 617 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 302 549 762
England median annual salary £53,448 £57,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% +11.65% -6.36%
10th Percentile £36,750 £40,350 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £71,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -9.09%

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 142,792 160,435 168,597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.97% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115,820 130,054 141,920
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,377
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -20 139 £65,000 +4.00% 28
South East -62 70 £52,500 -8.70% 13
Midlands +31 61 £48,750 -7.14% 8
West Midlands +40 49 £50,000 +2.04% 6
North of England +3 49 £48,000 +9.09% 15
East of England +1 34 £60,000 -4.00% 14
North West +4 31 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West -7 23 £54,000 +42.11% 8
Yorkshire +26 16 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands 0 12 £45,000 -22.41% 2
North East - 2 £47,500 - 4
Senior Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 303 (81.23%) Cisco
2 286 (76.68%) Firewall
3 237 (63.54%) Cisco Certification
4 213 (57.10%) CCNP
5 182 (48.79%) WAN
6 158 (42.36%) LAN
7 139 (37.27%) CheckPoint
8 122 (32.71%) Network Security
8 122 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
9 108 (28.95%) F5
9 108 (28.95%) BGP
10 106 (28.42%) OSPF
11 105 (28.15%) Juniper
12 104 (27.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 103 (27.61%) Data Centre
14 96 (25.74%) CCNA
15 89 (23.86%) VPN
16 88 (23.59%) MPLS
17 81 (21.72%) Wireless
18 75 (20.11%) CCIE
19 74 (19.84%) TCP/IP
20 73 (19.57%) Palo Alto
21 71 (19.03%) Finance
22 62 (16.62%) Linux
22 62 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
23 61 (16.35%) DNS
24 59 (15.82%) Degree
25 58 (15.55%) Windows
25 58 (15.55%) VMware
26 57 (15.28%) 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 20 (5.36%) IIS
2 15 (4.02%) Apache
3 9 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.80%) nginx
6 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) assyst
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.22%) Office 365
4 6 (1.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 286 (76.68%) Firewall
2 182 (48.79%) WAN
3 158 (42.36%) LAN
4 122 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
4 122 (32.71%) Network Security
5 108 (28.95%) BGP
6 106 (28.42%) OSPF
7 104 (27.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 89 (23.86%) VPN
9 88 (23.59%) MPLS
10 81 (21.72%) Wireless
11 74 (19.84%) TCP/IP
12 61 (16.35%) DNS
13 55 (14.75%) DHCP
14 53 (14.21%) Wi-Fi
15 51 (13.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 50 (13.40%) Cisco IOS
17 48 (12.87%) VLAN
17 48 (12.87%) VoIP
18 40 (10.72%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.88%) MySQL
3 2 (0.54%) Redis
3 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 71 (19.03%) Finance
2 44 (11.80%) Banking
3 40 (10.72%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.68%) Law
4 10 (2.68%) Retail
5 9 (2.41%) Marketing
6 8 (2.14%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.83%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.61%) LAMP
3 5 (1.34%) .NET
3 5 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.34%) LDAP
3 5 (1.34%) Web Services
4 3 (0.80%) HTML
4 3 (0.80%) XML
5 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.27%) Ajax
6 1 (0.27%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (27.61%) Data Centre
2 42 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.68%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.41%) Fintech
6 7 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.61%) User Experience
8 5 (1.34%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.07%) CESG
9 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.80%) Clustering
10 3 (0.80%) NHS
10 3 (0.80%) PKI
10 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.54%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.62%) Linux
2 58 (15.55%) Windows
3 26 (6.97%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.63%) Unix
5 16 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.95%) CentOS
8 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.14%) Debian
10 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.80%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.80%) SUSE
12 2 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
2 57 (15.28%) ITIL
3 51 (13.67%) Load Balancing
4 50 (13.40%) Network Management
5 41 (10.99%) Computer Science
5 41 (10.99%) Mentoring
6 39 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 38 (10.19%) Network Design
8 30 (8.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 25 (6.70%) Network Monitoring
10 24 (6.43%) Service Delivery
11 23 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (5.36%) Change Management
13 19 (5.09%) Incident Management
13 19 (5.09%) Network Architecture
13 19 (5.09%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.83%) Technical Leadership
14 18 (4.83%) Time Management
15 17 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (4.56%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.77%) Python
2 15 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.49%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.41%) Tcl
5 8 (2.14%) SQL
6 7 (1.88%) Perl
7 5 (1.34%) C
7 5 (1.34%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.34%) PHP
7 5 (1.34%) VBScript
8 2 (0.54%) Ruby
8 2 (0.54%) VB
9 1 (0.27%) AWK
9 1 (0.27%) sed
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 237 (63.54%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (57.10%) CCNP
3 96 (25.74%) CCNA
4 75 (20.11%) CCIE
5 59 (15.82%) Degree
6 44 (11.80%) Security Cleared
7 42 (11.26%) SC Cleared
8 30 (8.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (5.63%) JNCIP
10 20 (5.36%) CCSA
11 18 (4.83%) CCDP
11 18 (4.83%) CCSE
12 16 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (2.95%) CISSP
15 10 (2.68%) JNCIA
15 10 (2.68%) JNCIE
15 10 (2.68%) MCSE
16 8 (2.14%) CCIE Security
16 8 (2.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.17%) GDPR
2 16 (4.29%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (3.22%) SLA
5 8 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.07%) QA
7 1 (0.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.75%) VMware NSX
4 13 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.14%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.88%) vSphere
7 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.07%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.80%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (3.75%) FortiGate
1 14 (3.75%) Nagios
2 13 (3.49%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.41%) ArcSight ESM
4 8 (2.14%) Nessus
5 7 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.61%) Ansible
7 5 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.80%) TrustSec
10 2 (0.54%) Graylog
10 2 (0.54%) Packer
10 2 (0.54%) RANCID
10 2 (0.54%) SCOM
10 2 (0.54%) SCSM
10 2 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.27%) Opsview
11 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 303 (81.23%) Cisco
2 139 (37.27%) CheckPoint
3 108 (28.95%) F5
4 105 (28.15%) Juniper
5 73 (19.57%) Palo Alto
6 58 (15.55%) VMware
7 56 (15.01%) Fortinet
8 40 (10.72%) Microsoft
9 37 (9.92%) SolarWinds
10 32 (8.58%) Meraki
11 31 (8.31%) HP
12 24 (6.43%) Blue Coat
13 14 (3.75%) Dell
13 14 (3.75%) Riverbed
14 12 (3.22%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.68%) Arista
15 10 (2.68%) Brocade
16 9 (2.41%) ArcSight
17 8 (2.14%) Forcepoint
17 8 (2.14%) Nokia