Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 548 602
Rank change year-on-year -71 +54 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 638 825 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 564 749 796
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.30% -7.73% +10.00%

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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -62 266 £62,500 +8.70% 8
South East +13 162 £57,500 +9.52% 2
East of England +21 62 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Midlands -9 62 £52,500 +10.53% 3
North of England -54 54 £47,250 +5.00% 5
West Midlands -6 45 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West -39 38 £47,250 +11.18% 3
South West +8 33 £38,750 -11.93% 2
East Midlands +20 17 £58,000 +28.89% 1
Yorkshire -6 16 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Senior Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 559 (87.62%) Cisco
2 462 (72.41%) Firewall
3 426 (66.77%) Cisco Certification
4 356 (55.80%) CCNP
5 327 (51.25%) BGP
6 291 (45.61%) WAN
7 288 (45.14%) MPLS
8 281 (44.04%) OSPF
9 243 (38.09%) LAN
10 241 (37.77%) VPN
11 239 (37.46%) Juniper
12 204 (31.97%) Data Centre
13 202 (31.66%) CCIE
14 192 (30.09%) Cisco ASA
15 175 (27.43%) Palo Alto
16 174 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 162 (25.39%) F5
18 159 (24.92%) Network Security
19 158 (24.76%) CheckPoint
20 156 (24.45%) IPsec
21 154 (24.14%) DNS
22 134 (21.00%) TCP/IP
23 133 (20.85%) Network Design
24 131 (20.53%) Wireless
25 117 (18.34%) ITIL
26 105 (16.46%) EIGRP
26 105 (16.46%) CCNA
27 104 (16.30%) Load Balancing
28 99 (15.52%) Linux
29 96 (15.05%) 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 9 (1.41%) CMS
1 9 (1.41%) SAS
2 8 (1.25%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.47%) IIS
5 2 (0.31%) Apache
5 2 (0.31%) JBoss
5 2 (0.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 19 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 86 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (2.04%) Office 365
5 11 (1.72%) Akamai
6 10 (1.57%) SaaS
7 8 (1.25%) IaaS
8 5 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 462 (72.41%) Firewall
2 327 (51.25%) BGP
3 291 (45.61%) WAN
4 288 (45.14%) MPLS
5 281 (44.04%) OSPF
6 243 (38.09%) LAN
7 241 (37.77%) VPN
8 192 (30.09%) Cisco ASA
9 174 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 159 (24.92%) Network Security
11 156 (24.45%) IPsec
12 154 (24.14%) DNS
13 134 (21.00%) TCP/IP
14 131 (20.53%) Wireless
15 105 (16.46%) EIGRP
16 96 (15.05%) DHCP
17 91 (14.26%) VLAN
18 89 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
19 87 (13.64%) VoIP
20 77 (12.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.10%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 73 (11.44%) Finance
2 64 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.55%) Banking
4 10 (1.57%) Advertising
5 9 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.25%) Marketing
7 6 (0.94%) Retail
8 5 (0.78%) Automotive
8 5 (0.78%) Electronics
8 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.63%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.70%) 802.1X
2 24 (3.76%) HTML
3 19 (2.98%) Web Services
4 17 (2.66%) XML
5 13 (2.04%) XMPP
6 4 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.16%) POSIX
7 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 204 (31.97%) Data Centre
2 68 (10.66%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
5 27 (4.23%) Clustering
6 22 (3.45%) PKI
7 17 (2.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (2.51%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.35%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.72%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.10%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.94%) Equities
12 6 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.63%) Eurex
13 4 (0.63%) FMCG
13 4 (0.63%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (15.52%) Linux
2 88 (13.79%) Windows
3 37 (5.80%) Unix
4 24 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.19%) Solaris
6 11 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.78%) CentOS
9 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.47%) Android
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (20.85%) Network Design
2 117 (18.34%) ITIL
3 104 (16.30%) Load Balancing
4 76 (11.91%) Network Monitoring
5 71 (11.13%) Network Management
6 63 (9.87%) Mentoring
7 49 (7.68%) Change Management
8 40 (6.27%) E-Commerce
9 39 (6.11%) Kalman Filter
10 38 (5.96%) High Availability
11 35 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 32 (5.02%) Incident Management
13 31 (4.86%) Problem Management
14 27 (4.23%) Web Filtering
15 25 (3.92%) Change Control
16 23 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (3.61%) Analytics
17 22 (3.45%) Service Delivery
18 21 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (3.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 56 (8.78%) Python
2 27 (4.23%) Perl
3 21 (3.29%) Ruby
4 18 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 17 (2.66%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.04%) C
6 13 (2.04%) Java
7 12 (1.88%) C++
8 8 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.10%) Tcl
10 4 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.16%) C-shell
11 1 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 426 (66.77%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (55.80%) CCNP
3 202 (31.66%) CCIE
4 105 (16.46%) CCNA
5 83 (13.01%) Degree
6 35 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (5.02%) Security Cleared
8 31 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 27 (4.23%) SC Cleared
10 25 (3.92%) CCDP
10 25 (3.92%) JNCIP
11 17 (2.66%) CCSP
12 16 (2.51%) JNCIE
13 15 (2.35%) CISSP
14 12 (1.88%) CCSA
14 12 (1.88%) JNCIA
15 11 (1.72%) CCVP
15 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (1.41%) CCIE Service Provider
16 9 (1.41%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.46%) SLA
2 13 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.41%) PMO
4 8 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 49 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.66%) KVM
5 14 (2.19%) Xen
6 11 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.10%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (7.21%) SolarWinds Orion
2 30 (4.70%) Cacti
3 29 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
4 27 (4.23%) FortiGate
4 27 (4.23%) Nagios
5 21 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (2.35%) OpenView
7 14 (2.19%) QRadar
8 13 (2.04%) Ansible
9 10 (1.57%) Cisco UCCE
10 9 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (1.10%) SCCM
12 6 (0.94%) SCOM
13 5 (0.78%) Puppet
13 5 (0.78%) SmokePing
14 4 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
14 4 (0.63%) Opsview
14 4 (0.63%) SmoothWall
15 2 (0.31%) Graylog
15 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 559 (87.62%) Cisco
2 239 (37.46%) Juniper
3 175 (27.43%) Palo Alto
4 162 (25.39%) F5
5 158 (24.76%) CheckPoint
6 87 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 84 (13.17%) Microsoft
8 81 (12.70%) VMware
9 80 (12.54%) Citrix
9 80 (12.54%) Fortinet
10 52 (8.15%) HP
11 45 (7.05%) Riverbed
12 30 (4.70%) Meraki
13 26 (4.08%) Aruba
14 24 (3.76%) Avaya
15 19 (2.98%) Arista
15 19 (2.98%) Blue Coat
16 13 (2.04%) Brocade
17 12 (1.88%) Barracuda Networks
17 12 (1.88%) Dell