Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Network Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1096 1182
Rank change year-on-year -53 +86 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 14 84 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.049% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 10 80 82
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,875 £62,875 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Data Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Network Engineer in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Network Engineer in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Network Engineer in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England -42 14 £60,000 +4.35% 2
UK excluding London -37 8 £51,250 +7.89%
South East -9 7 £60,000 +14.29%
London -16 6 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Midlands +24 1 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands +18 1 £42,500 +6.25%

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Data 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 featuring Data Network Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) CCNP
7 2 (14.29%) BGP
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Network Design
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) Multicast
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (7.14%) DNA
3 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Arista
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Clearswift
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds