Period
to 27 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 386 278 393
Rank change year-on-year -108 +115 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 73 29 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.34% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 25 98
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,100 £45,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £41,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £66,438 £62,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +6.69%

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 17,111 8,495 23,921
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 96.28% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11,987 7,078 19,916
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £79,300 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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
Thames Valley -64 28 £65,500 +24.76% 1
Hampshire -94 26 £60,000 +6.67%
Surrey -54 14 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 14 £67,000 -
Buckinghamshire -49 9 £57,500 - 1
Kent -45 5 £65,000 +53.85% 2
Berkshire -58 5 £67,500 +28.57%
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 62 (84.93%) Firewall
2 40 (54.79%) VPN
3 39 (53.42%) Cisco
4 31 (42.47%) Palo Alto
5 30 (41.10%) Linux
5 30 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (39.73%) BGP
7 25 (34.25%) OSPF
7 25 (34.25%) WAN
7 25 (34.25%) Network Security
8 24 (32.88%) Network Design
9 23 (31.51%) LAN
10 22 (30.14%) CCNP
10 22 (30.14%) CCNA
11 19 (26.03%) SolarWinds
12 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
12 18 (24.66%) DNS
13 16 (21.92%) Windows
13 16 (21.92%) Azure
13 16 (21.92%) Social Skills
14 15 (20.55%) AWS
15 14 (19.18%) Finance
16 13 (17.81%) VoIP
16 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (17.81%) Meraki
17 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
18 11 (15.07%) WLAN
19 10 (13.70%) Juniper
19 10 (13.70%) Sophos
19 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing

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 5 (6.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Azure
2 15 (20.55%) AWS
3 10 (13.70%) Azure Sentinel
4 4 (5.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (84.93%) Firewall
2 40 (54.79%) VPN
3 29 (39.73%) BGP
4 25 (34.25%) Network Security
4 25 (34.25%) OSPF
4 25 (34.25%) WAN
5 23 (31.51%) LAN
6 18 (24.66%) DNS
6 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
7 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (17.81%) VoIP
8 11 (15.07%) WLAN
9 10 (13.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (12.33%) SD-WAN
11 8 (10.96%) DHCP
12 7 (9.59%) Internet
13 6 (8.22%) IPsec
13 6 (8.22%) MPLS
14 5 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
General
1 16 (21.92%) Social Skills
2 14 (19.18%) Finance
3 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.96%) French Language
4 8 (10.96%) German Language
4 8 (10.96%) Multimedia
5 6 (8.22%) Publishing
6 5 (6.85%) Retail
7 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.11%) Banking
7 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (4.11%) Retail Finance
7 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.74%) Electronics
8 2 (2.74%) Marketing
8 2 (2.74%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) PKI
3 5 (6.85%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.48%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.11%) DataPower
5 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.74%) Life Science
6 2 (2.74%) NHS
6 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Linux
2 16 (21.92%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Network Design
2 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
2 10 (13.70%) SIEM
3 7 (9.59%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (8.22%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.22%) Observability
4 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (8.22%) Security Architecture
4 6 (8.22%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (6.85%) Change Management
5 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.85%) Web Filtering
6 4 (5.48%) Analytics
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (5.48%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.22%) Python
3 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.74%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.14%) CCNA
2 22 (30.14%) CCNP
3 6 (8.22%) CCIE
4 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) CCSE
5 3 (4.11%) CISSP
5 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) CCIE Service Provider
6 2 (2.74%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.48%) GDPR
2 4 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 17025
4 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (8.22%) Pingdom
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.74%) Ansible
4 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.74%) Grafana
4 2 (2.74%) Icinga
4 2 (2.74%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.74%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (53.42%) Cisco
2 31 (42.47%) Palo Alto
3 19 (26.03%) SolarWinds
4 13 (17.81%) Meraki
5 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
6 10 (13.70%) Juniper
6 10 (13.70%) Sophos
6 10 (13.70%) Splunk
7 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.96%) Remedy
9 7 (9.59%) VMware
9 7 (9.59%) Zscaler
10 6 (8.22%) AppDynamics
10 6 (8.22%) Dynatrace
10 6 (8.22%) F5
10 6 (8.22%) New Relic
11 5 (6.85%) Carbon Black
11 5 (6.85%) CrowdStrike
12 4 (5.48%) Arista
13 3 (4.11%) Aruba