Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1164 1153 1241
Rank change year-on-year -11 +88 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 25 114 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.056% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.058% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 22 107 56
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £34,375
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £71,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +5.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170390 195237 215143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.99% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138628 164070 176467
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Network Engineer in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Top 8 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 24 July 2017. 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 +11 24 £52,500 - 1
UK excluding London +26 20 £52,500 +23.53%
South East +80 12 £57,500 +15.00%
Midlands +48 6 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands +33 6 £42,500 -5.56%
London -10 5 £60,000 +9.09% 1
East of England -11 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 21 (84.00%) Firewall
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (60.00%) LAN
5 12 (48.00%) CCNP
6 11 (44.00%) VoIP
6 11 (44.00%) WAN
6 11 (44.00%) Juniper
7 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
7 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (36.00%) MPLS
8 9 (36.00%) VPN
9 8 (32.00%) Palo Alto
9 8 (32.00%) DMVPN
9 8 (32.00%) FortiGate
10 7 (28.00%) VLAN
11 6 (24.00%) Handset
11 6 (24.00%) Mitel
11 6 (24.00%) Avaya
11 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (24.00%) Presales
12 5 (20.00%) ITIL
13 4 (16.00%) SLA
13 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (12.00%) Wireless
14 3 (12.00%) BGP
14 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (12.00%) Multicast

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 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
3 11 (44.00%) VoIP
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (36.00%) MPLS
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) DMVPN
6 7 (28.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (12.00%) BGP
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.00%) Multicast
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
9 2 (8.00%) HSRP
9 2 (8.00%) Network Security
9 2 (8.00%) OSPF
9 2 (8.00%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
10 1 (4.00%) tcpdump
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (24.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Presales
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCDA
4 1 (4.00%) CCDP
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (4.00%) CCVP
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Juniper
3 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 8 (32.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (24.00%) Avaya
5 6 (24.00%) Mitel
6 3 (12.00%) Meraki
7 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Arista
8 1 (4.00%) Aruba
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds