Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020.

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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 331 426 451
Rank change year-on-year +95 +25 -124
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 70 78 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 74 101
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £52,100 £38,475 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,175 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 15,001 25,061 29,281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 96.57% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12,129 20,488 24,454
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +84 36 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Thames Valley +65 17 £60,000 -11.76% 1
Hampshire +46 9 £75,000 +42.86% 3
Oxfordshire +26 8 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Berkshire +52 7 £65,000 -15.31%
East Sussex +31 5 £77,500 +101.30%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
West Sussex +25 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 50 (71.43%) Cisco
2 46 (65.71%) Firewall
3 42 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (51.43%) WAN
5 35 (50.00%) BGP
6 34 (48.57%) CCNP
7 30 (42.86%) Juniper
8 25 (35.71%) Data Centre
9 23 (32.86%) OSPF
10 22 (31.43%) Palo Alto
11 21 (30.00%) LAN
12 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
12 19 (27.14%) VMware
13 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
13 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (25.71%) Linux
14 17 (24.29%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (24.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (22.86%) IPsec
16 15 (21.43%) MPLS
16 15 (21.43%) VPN
16 15 (21.43%) SolarWinds
17 14 (20.00%) CCNA
17 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (18.57%) Network Security
18 13 (18.57%) DNS
18 13 (18.57%) Wireless
19 12 (17.14%) Internet
19 12 (17.14%) 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 1 (1.43%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Azure
2 5 (7.14%) AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (65.71%) Firewall
2 36 (51.43%) WAN
3 35 (50.00%) BGP
4 23 (32.86%) OSPF
5 21 (30.00%) LAN
6 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
7 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (24.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (24.29%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (22.86%) IPsec
10 15 (21.43%) MPLS
10 15 (21.43%) VPN
11 13 (18.57%) DNS
11 13 (18.57%) Network Security
11 13 (18.57%) Wireless
12 12 (17.14%) Internet
13 10 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (14.29%) IP Telephony
13 10 (14.29%) SSL
14 9 (12.86%) VLAN
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Police
3 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.86%) DataPower
4 6 (8.57%) e-Learning
4 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.57%) Wiki
5 4 (5.71%) PKI
6 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) PMI
7 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) Load Balancing
4 11 (15.71%) ITIL
4 11 (15.71%) Presales
5 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (12.86%) Scrum
7 8 (11.43%) Information Security
7 8 (11.43%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Thought Leadership
10 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
10 5 (7.14%) Network Design
11 4 (5.71%) Information Management
11 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (48.57%) CCNP
3 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 14 (20.00%) CCNA
5 11 (15.71%) CCIE
6 10 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 9 (12.86%) JNCIP
8 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) Degree
10 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.29%) CCIP
12 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
13 1 (1.43%) CCDA
13 1 (1.43%) CCDP
13 1 (1.43%) CCSA
13 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
13 1 (1.43%) LPIC
13 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.57%) ISO 22301
2 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Ansible
2 5 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.71%) Stealthwatch
3 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (71.43%) Cisco
2 30 (42.86%) Juniper
3 22 (31.43%) Palo Alto
4 19 (27.14%) VMware
5 15 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 10 (14.29%) Aruba
6 10 (14.29%) Meraki
7 9 (12.86%) CheckPoint
7 9 (12.86%) F5
7 9 (12.86%) IBM
8 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.57%) Brocade
9 6 (8.57%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.57%) Virgin Media
10 4 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.71%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.29%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (4.29%) HP
11 3 (4.29%) Huawei