The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Network Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.93% 3.60% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 3.63% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Median salary £50,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £39,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £46,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 273 358 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.50% 99.17% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 254 298 378
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Leicester

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Leicester

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Leicester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Leicester region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) WAN
3 13 (81.25%) CCNP
4 9 (56.25%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (31.25%) CCIE
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) F5
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 3 (18.75%) OSPF
9 3 (18.75%) VoIP
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) BGP
10 2 (12.50%) Migration
10 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 2 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
11 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
11 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
11 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (6.25%) DMVPN
11 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 1 (6.25%) DMVPN
8 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.25%) IPsec
8 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (6.25%) VLAN
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Presales
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) CCNA
4 5 (31.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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