The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.04% 1.93% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.94% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +13.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 384 310 425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.96% 99.68% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 340 248 353
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 21 (60.00%) LAN
2 20 (57.14%) WAN
3 19 (54.29%) Cisco
3 19 (54.29%) Firewall
4 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
6 15 (42.86%) Retail
7 14 (40.00%) CCNP
7 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (34.29%) Network Security
8 12 (34.29%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 9 (25.71%) CCNA
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) Wireless
11 8 (22.86%) MPLS
11 8 (22.86%) HP
12 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.00%) CCIE
12 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 7 (20.00%) VMware
12 7 (20.00%) Supplier Management
13 6 (17.14%) Juniper
14 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
14 5 (14.29%) F5
15 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
15 4 (11.43%) IaaS
15 4 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (11.43%) vSphere

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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) LAN
2 20 (57.14%) WAN
3 19 (54.29%) Firewall
4 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (34.29%) Network Security
6 9 (25.71%) Wireless
7 8 (22.86%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.43%) VoIP
9 3 (8.57%) OSPF
10 2 (5.71%) BGP
10 2 (5.71%) IPsec
10 2 (5.71%) VPN
11 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
11 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
11 1 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (2.86%) SSL
11 1 (2.86%) VLAN
General
1 15 (42.86%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
8 1 (2.86%) Change Management
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Network Design
8 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Presales
8 1 (2.86%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (40.00%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) CCDP
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.86%) HP
4 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) Juniper
6 5 (14.29%) F5
7 4 (11.43%) CommVault
7 4 (11.43%) Dell
7 4 (11.43%) Motorola
7 4 (11.43%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) Google
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