Period
to 16 January 2018

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

Senior Network Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 308 303
Rank change year-on-year -29 -5 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 31 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 46
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -46.88% +88.24%
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,246 11,838 11,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,818 9,978 9,686
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the North West

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Engineer in the North West

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer within the North West 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
Manchester -15 17 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Cheshire -42 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Merseyside +27 3 £42,500 -19.81% 3
Lancashire +9 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (83.87%) Firewall
4 23 (74.19%) CCNP
5 19 (61.29%) LAN
5 19 (61.29%) BGP
6 17 (54.84%) VPN
6 17 (54.84%) Juniper
7 14 (45.16%) WAN
8 13 (41.94%) CCNA
8 13 (41.94%) Network Security
9 12 (38.71%) F5
9 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
10 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (35.48%) MPLS
10 11 (35.48%) OSPF
11 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
11 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (25.81%) VLAN
11 8 (25.81%) Network Design
12 7 (22.58%) JNCIP
12 7 (22.58%) Huawei
12 7 (22.58%) IronPort
12 7 (22.58%) Cacti
12 7 (22.58%) Network Management
12 7 (22.58%) Broadband
12 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
12 7 (22.58%) DNS
12 7 (22.58%) Ericsson

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) BGP
2 19 (61.29%) LAN
3 17 (54.84%) VPN
4 14 (45.16%) WAN
5 13 (41.94%) Network Security
6 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (35.48%) MPLS
6 11 (35.48%) OSPF
7 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
7 8 (25.81%) VLAN
8 7 (22.58%) Broadband
8 7 (22.58%) DNS
8 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
8 7 (22.58%) VoIP
9 6 (19.35%) BIG-IP
9 6 (19.35%) IPv4
9 6 (19.35%) IPv6
9 6 (19.35%) SNMP
9 6 (19.35%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Metasploit
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Design
2 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Open Source
4 5 (16.13%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.23%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.23%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Perl
1 4 (12.90%) PHP
1 4 (12.90%) Python
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (74.19%) CCNP
3 13 (41.94%) CCNA
4 7 (22.58%) JNCIP
5 6 (19.35%) CCIE
6 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) CEH
7 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.23%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) MCSE
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Cacti
2 5 (16.13%) Nagios
2 5 (16.13%) OpenNMS
2 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) RANCID
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) Juniper
3 12 (38.71%) F5
4 7 (22.58%) Ericsson
4 7 (22.58%) Huawei
4 7 (22.58%) IronPort
5 5 (16.13%) Palo Alto
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Polycom
7 3 (9.68%) Siemens
8 2 (6.45%) Capita
8 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.23%) Riverbed