Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 401 479 369
Rank change year-on-year +78 -110 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 107 67 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.23% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.23% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 92 61 176
South East median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.88% -0.87% +9.52%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,875 £41,250
90th Percentile £79,875 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 24,941 28,561 28,184
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.58% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20,315 23,740 23,513
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the South East

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Engineer in the South East

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the South East

Senior Network Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Surrey +57 38 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Thames Valley +34 33 £72,500 +18.37% 3
Hampshire +16 20 £45,000 -21.05% 6
Berkshire -5 13 £75,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +41 11 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £78,750 - 3
West Sussex -4 8 £56,250 -4.66%
East Sussex +7 6 £38,000 -15.56% 2
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Network Engineer
England

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, Senior 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 South East region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 92 (85.98%) Cisco
2 76 (71.03%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (61.68%) Firewall
4 57 (53.27%) CCNP
5 55 (51.40%) WAN
6 44 (41.12%) Juniper
7 43 (40.19%) LAN
8 40 (37.38%) MPLS
9 38 (35.51%) Data Centre
10 32 (29.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (28.04%) BGP
12 28 (26.17%) CheckPoint
13 27 (25.23%) OSPF
13 27 (25.23%) ITIL
13 27 (25.23%) Ethernet
13 27 (25.23%) Network Design
13 27 (25.23%) F5
13 27 (25.23%) Network Security
14 25 (23.36%) Azure
14 25 (23.36%) Palo Alto
15 24 (22.43%) Linux
16 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
16 23 (21.50%) VPN
16 23 (21.50%) CCIE
17 20 (18.69%) Software-Defined Networking
17 20 (18.69%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (17.76%) SolarWinds
19 18 (16.82%) AWS
19 18 (16.82%) Load Balancing

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) Azure
2 18 (16.82%) AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (61.68%) Firewall
2 55 (51.40%) WAN
3 43 (40.19%) LAN
4 40 (37.38%) MPLS
5 32 (29.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (28.04%) BGP
7 27 (25.23%) Ethernet
7 27 (25.23%) Network Security
7 27 (25.23%) OSPF
8 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
8 23 (21.50%) VPN
9 20 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (18.69%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (10.28%) DNS
10 11 (10.28%) SSL
10 11 (10.28%) VLAN
10 11 (10.28%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (9.35%) RSVP
11 10 (9.35%) Wireless
12 9 (8.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.28%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.61%) Finance
4 3 (2.80%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.80%) Electronics
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) 802.1X
1 6 (5.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.67%) PKI
4 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.87%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Linux
2 11 (10.28%) Unix
3 8 (7.48%) Windows
4 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.74%) CentOS
5 4 (3.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) ITIL
1 27 (25.23%) Network Design
2 20 (18.69%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (16.82%) Load Balancing
4 8 (7.48%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (7.48%) Presales
5 7 (6.54%) High Availability
5 7 (6.54%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (5.61%) Data Centre Operations
6 6 (5.61%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (5.61%) Proactive Management
6 6 (5.61%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (5.61%) Web Filtering
7 5 (4.67%) Adaptive Security
7 5 (4.67%) Analytics
7 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.67%) Change Control
7 5 (4.67%) Data Analytics
7 5 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) Python
2 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.93%) C
2 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (71.03%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (53.27%) CCNP
3 23 (21.50%) CCIE
4 16 (14.95%) CCNA
5 13 (12.15%) JNCIS
6 11 (10.28%) Degree
7 7 (6.54%) JNCIE
7 7 (6.54%) JNCIP
8 6 (5.61%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.80%) CISSP
9 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.87%) CCDP
11 1 (0.93%) CISM
11 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.67%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Nagios
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.67%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (4.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (4.67%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.74%) Cacti
4 4 (3.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.93%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 92 (85.98%) Cisco
2 44 (41.12%) Juniper
3 28 (26.17%) CheckPoint
4 27 (25.23%) F5
5 25 (23.36%) Palo Alto
6 19 (17.76%) SolarWinds
7 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
8 14 (13.08%) VMware
9 10 (9.35%) Brocade
10 7 (6.54%) HP
11 6 (5.61%) Citrix
11 6 (5.61%) Meraki
12 5 (4.67%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (4.67%) Forcepoint
12 5 (4.67%) Google
13 4 (3.74%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.80%) BT
14 3 (2.80%) Dell
14 3 (2.80%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.80%) SAP