Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Network Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 180 184
Rank change year-on-year -87 +4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 956 1439 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.92% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.00% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1322 1475
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £35,200 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -3.23% +9.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in London

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in London

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in London

Network Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -64 156 £55,000 - 12
West London -26 106 £50,000 - 3
South London -42 35 £42,500 -10.53%
East London +7 19 £46,000 -14.02% 3
North London -23 3 £37,500 -31.82%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 796 (83.26%) Cisco
2 649 (67.89%) Firewall
3 587 (61.40%) Cisco Certification
4 450 (47.07%) CCNP
5 400 (41.84%) BGP
6 359 (37.55%) OSPF
7 346 (36.19%) WAN
8 338 (35.36%) Juniper
9 336 (35.15%) MPLS
10 318 (33.26%) VPN
11 305 (31.90%) LAN
12 244 (25.52%) CCNA
13 241 (25.21%) Cisco ASA
14 234 (24.48%) Finance
15 228 (23.85%) Network Security
16 223 (23.33%) Palo Alto
17 215 (22.49%) Wireless
18 212 (22.18%) TCP/IP
19 208 (21.76%) DNS
20 204 (21.34%) CheckPoint
21 197 (20.61%) Data Centre
22 191 (19.98%) CCIE
23 189 (19.77%) IPsec
24 180 (18.83%) Linux
25 172 (17.99%) Network Design
26 164 (17.15%) Cisco Nexus
27 157 (16.42%) Windows
28 147 (15.38%) EIGRP
29 138 (14.44%) DHCP
30 132 (13.81%) VMware

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (3.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.36%) CMS
3 11 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.05%) Apache
5 9 (0.94%) IIS
5 9 (0.94%) SAS
6 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.21%) JBoss
7 2 (0.21%) nginx
7 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.14%) Office 365
4 22 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 21 (2.20%) SaaS
6 7 (0.73%) IaaS
7 5 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Akamai
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.10%) G Suite
10 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 649 (67.89%) Firewall
2 400 (41.84%) BGP
3 359 (37.55%) OSPF
4 346 (36.19%) WAN
5 336 (35.15%) MPLS
6 318 (33.26%) VPN
7 305 (31.90%) LAN
8 241 (25.21%) Cisco ASA
9 228 (23.85%) Network Security
10 215 (22.49%) Wireless
11 212 (22.18%) TCP/IP
12 208 (21.76%) DNS
13 189 (19.77%) IPsec
14 164 (17.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 147 (15.38%) EIGRP
16 138 (14.44%) DHCP
17 127 (13.28%) VoIP
18 125 (13.08%) Cisco IOS
19 124 (12.97%) VLAN
20 113 (11.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.63%) Big Data
3 4 (0.42%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.10%) MySQL
5 1 (0.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.10%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 234 (24.48%) Finance
2 106 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 83 (8.68%) Banking
4 15 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.26%) Law
6 10 (1.05%) Advertising
6 10 (1.05%) Publishing
7 7 (0.73%) Legal
8 6 (0.63%) Games
9 5 (0.52%) Electronics
9 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.52%) Marketing
9 5 (0.52%) Retail
10 3 (0.31%) French Language
11 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.10%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.28%) 802.1X
2 28 (2.93%) XMPP
3 13 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (0.73%) Web Services
5 3 (0.31%) JSON
5 3 (0.31%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.31%) REST
6 2 (0.21%) COM
6 2 (0.21%) CSS
6 2 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.10%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.10%) HTML
7 1 (0.10%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 197 (20.61%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.45%) Eurex
5 23 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (2.20%) Clustering
6 21 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.09%) Fintech
8 17 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.57%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 12 (1.26%) PKI
11 11 (1.15%) DataPower
12 10 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.73%) Equities
14 7 (0.73%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 180 (18.83%) Linux
2 157 (16.42%) Windows
3 64 (6.69%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.03%) Unix
4 29 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.20%) Solaris
7 18 (1.88%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.46%) CentOS
9 12 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.15%) SUSE
11 7 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.52%) Debian
12 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.42%) AIX
13 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (17.99%) Network Design
2 126 (13.18%) Network Monitoring
3 97 (10.15%) Load Balancing
4 95 (9.94%) ITIL
5 72 (7.53%) Network Management
6 61 (6.38%) High Availability
7 58 (6.07%) Change Management
8 47 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 41 (4.29%) SIEM
10 39 (4.08%) Low Latency
11 38 (3.97%) Project Management
12 36 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (3.45%) Incident Management
14 32 (3.35%) Network Architecture
14 32 (3.35%) Problem Management
15 30 (3.14%) Service Delivery
16 28 (2.93%) Customer Requirements
17 27 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
17 27 (2.82%) DevOps
18 26 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 75 (7.85%) Python
2 40 (4.18%) Bash Shell
3 29 (3.03%) Perl
4 27 (2.82%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.46%) C
5 14 (1.46%) SQL
6 10 (1.05%) Ruby
7 5 (0.52%) C-shell
7 5 (0.52%) Java
7 5 (0.52%) Korn
7 5 (0.52%) PHP
8 4 (0.42%) Bourne shell
8 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.42%) Tcl
9 3 (0.31%) C++
9 3 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.21%) Julia
10 2 (0.21%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 587 (61.40%) Cisco Certification
2 450 (47.07%) CCNP
3 244 (25.52%) CCNA
4 191 (19.98%) CCIE
5 104 (10.88%) Degree
6 75 (7.85%) JNCIP
7 45 (4.71%) CCSA
8 37 (3.87%) CCSE
9 33 (3.45%) CISSP
9 33 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 27 (2.82%) CCIP
11 25 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (2.51%) MCSE
13 22 (2.30%) MCSA
14 21 (2.20%) CCDP
15 19 (1.99%) CCVP
15 19 (1.99%) Check Point Certification
15 19 (1.99%) JNCIA
16 18 (1.88%) JNCIE
17 16 (1.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.44%) SLA
2 31 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.63%) QA
6 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) GCP
7 1 (0.10%) GDPR
7 1 (0.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 93 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.30%) KVM
4 22 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.67%) Xen
6 13 (1.36%) VMware NSX
7 10 (1.05%) XenApp
8 7 (0.73%) iptables
9 6 (0.63%) vSphere
10 4 (0.42%) Firmware
10 4 (0.42%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.42%) Snort
10 4 (0.42%) vCloud
11 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.10%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (6.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 40 (4.18%) FortiGate
2 40 (4.18%) Nagios
3 38 (3.97%) Cacti
4 37 (3.87%) SolarWinds Orion
5 32 (3.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 29 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
7 19 (1.99%) Ansible
7 19 (1.99%) Cisco UCCE
8 16 (1.67%) OpenView
9 14 (1.46%) QRadar
10 13 (1.36%) Puppet
11 12 (1.26%) SCCM
11 12 (1.26%) SCOM
11 12 (1.26%) vCenter Server
12 11 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.73%) SELinux
13 7 (0.73%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.52%) Backup Exec
15 3 (0.31%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 796 (83.26%) Cisco
2 338 (35.36%) Juniper
3 223 (23.33%) Palo Alto
4 204 (21.34%) CheckPoint
5 132 (13.81%) VMware
6 126 (13.18%) F5
7 112 (11.72%) Microsoft
8 94 (9.83%) SolarWinds
9 86 (9.00%) Citrix
10 74 (7.74%) HP
11 64 (6.69%) Fortinet
12 50 (5.23%) Arista
13 47 (4.92%) Riverbed
14 41 (4.29%) Aruba
15 40 (4.18%) Meraki
16 31 (3.24%) Brocade
16 31 (3.24%) Dell
17 19 (1.99%) SonicWALL
18 18 (1.88%) Avaya
18 18 (1.88%) Salesforce.com