Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 174 187
Rank change year-on-year -97 +13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 839 1,417 1,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 2.01% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.09% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1,277 1,393
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - -2.17% +2.74%

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 66,676 67,687 81,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,992 57,953 69,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -90 149 £57,500 +4.55% 26
West London -28 100 £50,000 - 13
South London -55 25 £46,500 -2.11% 1
East London -5 16 £45,000 -16.67% 3
North London -10 4 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 692 (82.48%) Cisco
2 532 (63.41%) Firewall
3 501 (59.71%) Cisco Certification
4 379 (45.17%) CCNP
5 326 (38.86%) BGP
6 303 (36.11%) WAN
7 302 (36.00%) MPLS
8 288 (34.33%) OSPF
9 266 (31.70%) LAN
10 254 (30.27%) Juniper
11 249 (29.68%) VPN
12 224 (26.70%) CCNA
13 222 (26.46%) TCP/IP
14 217 (25.86%) Network Security
15 203 (24.20%) Finance
16 190 (22.65%) Cisco ASA
17 189 (22.53%) DNS
18 176 (20.98%) Wireless
18 176 (20.98%) Palo Alto
19 171 (20.38%) Data Centre
20 160 (19.07%) CCIE
21 158 (18.83%) Linux
22 152 (18.12%) CheckPoint
23 149 (17.76%) IPsec
24 134 (15.97%) DHCP
25 123 (14.66%) Network Design
26 120 (14.30%) Windows
27 114 (13.59%) VMware
28 108 (12.87%) Telecoms
28 108 (12.87%) Degree

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 34 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.55%) CMS
4 12 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.19%) Apache
5 10 (1.19%) IIS
6 8 (0.95%) SAS
7 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.34%) Amazon AWS
1 70 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.46%) Office 365
3 26 (3.10%) SaaS
4 9 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (0.95%) IaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) G Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 532 (63.41%) Firewall
2 326 (38.86%) BGP
3 303 (36.11%) WAN
4 302 (36.00%) MPLS
5 288 (34.33%) OSPF
6 266 (31.70%) LAN
7 249 (29.68%) VPN
8 222 (26.46%) TCP/IP
9 217 (25.86%) Network Security
10 190 (22.65%) Cisco ASA
11 189 (22.53%) DNS
12 176 (20.98%) Wireless
13 149 (17.76%) IPsec
14 134 (15.97%) DHCP
15 107 (12.75%) EIGRP
16 106 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 105 (12.51%) Cisco IOS
18 100 (11.92%) VLAN
18 100 (11.92%) VoIP
19 86 (10.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.72%) MySQL
3 4 (0.48%) Big Data
4 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.12%) Informix
6 1 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
1 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
1 5 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.48%) JIRA
3 3 (0.36%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 203 (24.20%) Finance
2 108 (12.87%) Telecoms
3 68 (8.10%) Banking
4 16 (1.91%) Advertising
5 11 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.95%) Games
7 8 (0.95%) Law
8 6 (0.72%) Marketing
8 6 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.36%) French Language
9 3 (0.36%) Legal
9 3 (0.36%) Retail
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 28 (3.34%) XMPP
3 9 (1.07%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.36%) CSS
5 2 (0.24%) COM
5 2 (0.24%) Web Services
5 2 (0.24%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.12%) HTML
6 1 (0.12%) Jinja
6 1 (0.12%) JSON
6 1 (0.12%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 171 (20.38%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.51%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.22%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.62%) Eurex
6 21 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (2.38%) Fintech
8 18 (2.15%) Hedge funds
9 17 (2.03%) Clustering
10 13 (1.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 12 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (1.31%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.07%) DataPower
13 9 (1.07%) PKI
14 7 (0.83%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.72%) Replication
16 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.60%) Spread Betting
17 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 158 (18.83%) Linux
2 120 (14.30%) Windows
3 60 (7.15%) Windows Server
4 39 (4.65%) Unix
5 28 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.26%) Mac OS X
7 19 (2.26%) Solaris
8 12 (1.43%) CentOS
8 12 (1.43%) SUSE
9 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.48%) AIX
12 4 (0.48%) Debian
12 4 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (14.66%) Network Design
2 87 (10.37%) Network Monitoring
3 83 (9.89%) ITIL
4 66 (7.87%) Load Balancing
5 60 (7.15%) Network Management
6 43 (5.13%) Low Latency
6 43 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 41 (4.89%) SIEM
8 38 (4.53%) Network Architecture
9 36 (4.29%) Change Management
9 36 (4.29%) High Availability
10 33 (3.93%) Information Security
10 33 (3.93%) Project Management
11 31 (3.69%) Incident Management
12 30 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (3.46%) Problem Management
14 26 (3.10%) Configuration Management
14 26 (3.10%) Service Delivery
15 25 (2.98%) Change Control
15 25 (2.98%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 84 (10.01%) Python
2 42 (5.01%) Bash Shell
3 22 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.91%) Perl
5 15 (1.79%) C
6 13 (1.55%) SQL
7 11 (1.31%) PHP
8 8 (0.95%) Ruby
9 6 (0.72%) Java
10 5 (0.60%) C++
10 5 (0.60%) C-shell
10 5 (0.60%) Korn
11 4 (0.48%) Bourne shell
11 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.48%) Tcl
12 2 (0.24%) Groovy
12 2 (0.24%) Julia
12 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.24%) R
13 1 (0.12%) sed
Qualifications
1 501 (59.71%) Cisco Certification
2 379 (45.17%) CCNP
3 224 (26.70%) CCNA
4 160 (19.07%) CCIE
5 108 (12.87%) Degree
6 76 (9.06%) JNCIP
7 40 (4.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 34 (4.05%) CISSP
9 24 (2.86%) CCSA
10 22 (2.62%) CCDP
11 21 (2.50%) CCSE
11 21 (2.50%) JNCIA
12 20 (2.38%) JNCIE
12 20 (2.38%) MCSE
12 20 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (2.26%) MCSA
14 18 (2.15%) CCIP
15 17 (2.03%) JNCIS
16 13 (1.55%) CCVP
16 13 (1.55%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.65%) SLA
2 19 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.36%) QA
6 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) GCP
7 1 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 78 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 72 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.15%) KVM
5 16 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.55%) VMware NSX
7 12 (1.43%) vSphere
8 8 (0.95%) XenApp
9 7 (0.83%) iptables
9 7 (0.83%) Xen
10 6 (0.72%) Snort
11 3 (0.36%) vCloud
11 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.12%) Firmware
13 1 (0.12%) NFS
13 1 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 47 (5.60%) Cisco CUCM
1 47 (5.60%) Nagios
2 34 (4.05%) Ansible
2 34 (4.05%) Cacti
2 34 (4.05%) FortiGate
3 19 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 18 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
5 16 (1.91%) Cisco UCCE
6 15 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (1.55%) ZABBIX
8 12 (1.43%) vCenter Server
9 11 (1.31%) OpenView
9 11 (1.31%) Puppet
9 11 (1.31%) QRadar
10 8 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.83%) SCCM
11 7 (0.83%) SCOM
11 7 (0.83%) SELinux
12 6 (0.72%) Suricata
13 4 (0.48%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 692 (82.48%) Cisco
2 254 (30.27%) Juniper
3 176 (20.98%) Palo Alto
4 152 (18.12%) CheckPoint
5 114 (13.59%) VMware
6 102 (12.16%) F5
7 88 (10.49%) Microsoft
8 56 (6.67%) Citrix
9 52 (6.20%) HP
9 52 (6.20%) SolarWinds
10 51 (6.08%) Fortinet
11 50 (5.96%) Meraki
12 44 (5.24%) Arista
13 32 (3.81%) Riverbed
14 25 (2.98%) Brocade
15 24 (2.86%) Aruba
16 23 (2.74%) Dell
17 19 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
18 18 (2.15%) SonicWALL
19 16 (1.91%) Blue Coat