The median annual salary for a Lead Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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.

Lead Network Engineer
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 226 256
Rank change year-on-year -31 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 12 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.036% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.036% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6598 5504 6187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.66% 97.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5394 4671 5060
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Lead Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Network Engineer in the North West

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Lead Network Engineer in the North West

Lead Network Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 10 £47,500 -20.83%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £41,000 -
Lead Network Engineer
England

Lead Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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

1 22 (91.67%) Juniper
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco
3 20 (83.33%) CCNP
3 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (75.00%) Firewall
4 18 (75.00%) Network Security
5 14 (58.33%) BGP
6 13 (54.17%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (54.17%) MPLS
6 13 (54.17%) OSPF
6 13 (54.17%) Network Design
6 13 (54.17%) JNCIP
6 13 (54.17%) Network Management
6 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
7 12 (50.00%) CCNA
8 8 (33.33%) WAN
8 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (29.17%) F5
9 7 (29.17%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (29.17%) CCIE
10 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) MCP
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (25.00%) MCSA
10 6 (25.00%) SLA
10 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Lead Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
1 18 (75.00%) Network Security
2 14 (58.33%) BGP
3 13 (54.17%) MPLS
3 13 (54.17%) OSPF
4 8 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.17%) IPsec
9 1 (4.17%) VPN
9 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
1 13 (54.17%) Network Design
1 13 (54.17%) Network Management
1 13 (54.17%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) Change Control
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Statistics
3 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) CCNP
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) JNCIP
3 12 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (29.17%) CCIE
5 6 (25.00%) MCP
5 6 (25.00%) MCSA
5 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) CCSA
7 1 (4.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Juniper
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) IronPort
6 1 (4.17%) Polycom
6 1 (4.17%) Siemens