Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 205 193
Rank change year-on-year -64 -12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 846 1,188 1,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.69% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.77% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 706 1,063 1,332
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,336
% change year-on-year - +4.77% +0.75%

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 66,878 67,159 79,237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.46% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 54,529 55,613 68,663
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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
Central London -80 176 £60,000 +15.38% 26
West London -36 52 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South London -46 17 £43,250 +8.13% 3
East London -11 14 £49,000 -10.91% 6
North London 0 6 £62,500 +33.69%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 686 (81.09%) Cisco
2 527 (62.29%) Cisco Certification
3 481 (56.86%) Firewall
4 423 (50.00%) CCNP
5 353 (41.73%) WAN
6 292 (34.52%) LAN
7 283 (33.45%) BGP
8 260 (30.73%) VPN
9 247 (29.20%) Wireless
10 243 (28.72%) OSPF
11 241 (28.49%) MPLS
12 228 (26.95%) Cisco ASA
13 214 (25.30%) Network Security
14 210 (24.82%) CCNA
15 205 (24.23%) Juniper
16 204 (24.11%) CheckPoint
17 203 (24.00%) Palo Alto
18 201 (23.76%) Data Centre
19 198 (23.40%) F5
20 196 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
21 189 (22.34%) CCIE
22 178 (21.04%) Finance
23 137 (16.19%) TCP/IP
24 121 (14.30%) VMware
24 121 (14.30%) Wi-Fi
25 117 (13.83%) SolarWinds
26 105 (12.41%) Degree
27 103 (12.17%) Cisco Wireless
28 102 (12.06%) Banking
29 100 (11.82%) Meraki

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 12 (1.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (0.95%) IIS
3 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.59%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.47%) Apache
5 4 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.35%) nginx
7 2 (0.24%) Confluence
7 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.73%) SaaS
4 24 (2.84%) PaaS
5 22 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (2.60%) Office 365
6 18 (2.13%) IaaS
7 16 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (1.89%) Serverless
8 4 (0.47%) G Suite
8 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 481 (56.86%) Firewall
2 353 (41.73%) WAN
3 292 (34.52%) LAN
4 283 (33.45%) BGP
5 260 (30.73%) VPN
6 247 (29.20%) Wireless
7 243 (28.72%) OSPF
8 241 (28.49%) MPLS
9 228 (26.95%) Cisco ASA
10 214 (25.30%) Network Security
11 196 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 137 (16.19%) TCP/IP
13 121 (14.30%) Wi-Fi
14 103 (12.17%) Cisco Wireless
15 97 (11.47%) DNS
16 96 (11.35%) EIGRP
17 93 (10.99%) IPsec
17 93 (10.99%) VLAN
18 75 (8.87%) DHCP
19 73 (8.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.06%) Blockchain
1 9 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.83%) Big Data
3 6 (0.71%) MySQL
4 4 (0.47%) BigQuery
4 4 (0.47%) Informix
5 3 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.35%) Redis
5 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.12%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.35%) GitLab
5 3 (0.35%) GoCD
6 2 (0.24%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 178 (21.04%) Finance
2 102 (12.06%) Banking
3 71 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.31%) Advertising
5 19 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.13%) Retail
7 16 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.77%) Games
9 10 (1.18%) Law
10 9 (1.06%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.95%) Marketing
12 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.47%) Legal
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (8.98%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.30%) XMPP
3 8 (0.95%) JSON
3 8 (0.95%) LDAP
3 8 (0.95%) Middleware
4 7 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.47%) CSS
5 4 (0.47%) D3.js
5 4 (0.47%) ggplot
5 4 (0.47%) HTML
5 4 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (0.47%) Matplotlib
5 4 (0.47%) RFC 2544
6 3 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.35%) Web Services
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.12%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.12%) RESTful
7 1 (0.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 201 (23.76%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.31%) Fintech
5 20 (2.36%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (2.13%) Hedge funds
7 16 (1.89%) BBC
8 13 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.18%) DataPower
9 10 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 8 (0.95%) Equities
10 8 (0.95%) PKI
11 7 (0.83%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.83%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.71%) Replication
13 5 (0.59%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.59%) User Experience
14 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (11.70%) Linux
2 78 (9.22%) Windows
3 49 (5.79%) Unix
4 42 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.06%) CentOS
8 8 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.71%) Solaris
11 3 (0.35%) Android
11 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.35%) Check Point GAiA
11 3 (0.35%) SUSE
11 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (10.76%) Network Management
2 87 (10.28%) Load Balancing
3 73 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (8.04%) Network Monitoring
5 67 (7.92%) Network Design
6 63 (7.45%) Network Architecture
7 50 (5.91%) Change Management
8 49 (5.79%) ITIL
9 48 (5.67%) Low Latency
10 44 (5.20%) DevOps
10 44 (5.20%) High Availability
11 43 (5.08%) Information Security
12 42 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
13 41 (4.85%) SIEM
14 39 (4.61%) Project Management
15 34 (4.02%) Time Management
16 33 (3.90%) Incident Management
16 33 (3.90%) Network Load Balancing
17 32 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (3.66%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (11.35%) Python
2 29 (3.43%) Bash Shell
3 26 (3.07%) SQL
4 23 (2.72%) PowerShell
5 16 (1.89%) Ruby
6 10 (1.18%) Perl
7 9 (1.06%) PHP
8 8 (0.95%) C
9 7 (0.83%) Groovy
9 7 (0.83%) Java
9 7 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.35%) AWK
11 3 (0.35%) sed
12 1 (0.12%) Go
12 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 527 (62.29%) Cisco Certification
2 423 (50.00%) CCNP
3 210 (24.82%) CCNA
4 189 (22.34%) CCIE
5 105 (12.41%) Degree
6 57 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 38 (4.49%) JNCIP
8 32 (3.78%) CCSA
9 29 (3.43%) CCSP
10 27 (3.19%) JNCIE
11 26 (3.07%) CCSE
12 20 (2.36%) CISSP
12 20 (2.36%) JNCIA
13 17 (2.01%) CCVP
14 16 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (1.89%) Security Cleared
15 15 (1.77%) JNCIS
16 14 (1.65%) MCSE
17 12 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 11 (1.30%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.60%) SLA
2 8 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.59%) GDPR
3 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.47%) GCP
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 56 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 55 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.19%) Firmware
4 21 (2.48%) VMware NSX
5 20 (2.36%) VMware Server
6 13 (1.54%) vSphere
7 10 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.83%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.59%) Docker
11 5 (0.59%) KVM
12 4 (0.47%) NFS
12 4 (0.47%) Samba
13 3 (0.35%) Snort
14 1 (0.12%) bhyve
14 1 (0.12%) iptables
14 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (6.50%) Cisco Prime
2 52 (6.15%) Nagios
3 42 (4.96%) Ansible
4 29 (3.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 27 (3.19%) FortiGate
6 18 (2.13%) Stealthwatch
7 16 (1.89%) Cacti
7 16 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
8 13 (1.54%) Puppet
9 11 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.95%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.83%) SCOM
11 7 (0.83%) Terraform
12 6 (0.71%) Grafana
12 6 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.59%) TrustSec
14 4 (0.47%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.47%) Observium
15 3 (0.35%) CASB
Vendors
1 686 (81.09%) Cisco
2 205 (24.23%) Juniper
3 204 (24.11%) CheckPoint
4 203 (24.00%) Palo Alto
5 198 (23.40%) F5
6 121 (14.30%) VMware
7 117 (13.83%) SolarWinds
8 100 (11.82%) Meraki
9 98 (11.58%) Microsoft
10 69 (8.16%) Fortinet
11 64 (7.57%) Citrix
12 45 (5.32%) HP
13 42 (4.96%) Arista
14 24 (2.84%) NetApp
15 21 (2.48%) Aruba
15 21 (2.48%) Blue Coat
16 20 (2.36%) Dell
16 20 (2.36%) EMC
17 17 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
18 16 (1.89%) Virgin Media