The median annual salary for a Data Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 882 935
Rank change year-on-year +38 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 18 65 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.062% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.065% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 18 58 33
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £37,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +40.00% -23.07%  

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 83035 100238 108608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68947 84097 88662
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Network Engineer in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Top 11 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 17 £52,500 -4.54%
South East +67 9 £62,500 +8.69%
East Sussex - 8 £62,500 -
Brighton - 8 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £42,500 -
London +34 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Surrey +52 1 £52,500 -
City of London +22 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 59 (95.16%) Cisco
2 49 (79.03%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (64.52%) Firewall
4 37 (59.68%) LAN
5 35 (56.45%) WAN
6 33 (53.23%) CCNP
7 31 (50.00%) MPLS
8 30 (48.39%) CheckPoint
9 25 (40.32%) Data Centre
10 24 (38.71%) VLAN
11 23 (37.10%) BGP
11 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
12 22 (35.48%) Network Design
12 22 (35.48%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (35.48%) OSPF
13 19 (30.65%) Wireless
13 19 (30.65%) Spanning Tree
14 18 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (29.03%) EIGRP
15 17 (27.42%) Nokia
15 17 (27.42%) Ethernet
16 16 (25.81%) Juniper
16 16 (25.81%) CCNA
16 16 (25.81%) Fortinet
17 15 (24.19%) VPN
17 15 (24.19%) CCIE
17 15 (24.19%) Network Security
18 14 (22.58%) SaaS
18 14 (22.58%) Network Architecture

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 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (64.52%) Firewall
2 37 (59.68%) LAN
3 35 (56.45%) WAN
4 31 (50.00%) MPLS
5 24 (38.71%) VLAN
6 23 (37.10%) BGP
7 22 (35.48%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (35.48%) OSPF
8 19 (30.65%) Spanning Tree
8 19 (30.65%) Wireless
9 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (29.03%) EIGRP
10 17 (27.42%) Ethernet
11 15 (24.19%) Network Security
11 15 (24.19%) VPN
12 13 (20.97%) DMVPN
13 11 (17.74%) VoIP
14 3 (4.84%) VRRP
14 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
General
1 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Handset
3 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Network Design
2 14 (22.58%) Network Architecture
2 14 (22.58%) Network Management
2 14 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (22.58%) Network Planning
3 11 (17.74%) Presales
4 8 (12.90%) Project Management
4 8 (12.90%) Time Management
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (1.61%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Python
1 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (79.03%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (53.23%) CCNP
3 16 (25.81%) CCNA
4 15 (24.19%) CCIE
5 14 (22.58%) CCIP
5 14 (22.58%) CCSP
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) CCDA
7 1 (1.61%) CCDP
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.84%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 59 (95.16%) Cisco
2 30 (48.39%) CheckPoint
3 17 (27.42%) Nokia
4 16 (25.81%) Fortinet
4 16 (25.81%) Juniper
5 13 (20.97%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.68%) Avaya
6 6 (9.68%) Mitel
7 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.84%) Arista
9 2 (3.23%) F5
9 2 (3.23%) Siemens
10 1 (1.61%) IronPort
10 1 (1.61%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.61%) Polycom