IP Engineer
UK

The median IP Engineer salary in the UK is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

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

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 764 981 1108
Rank change year-on-year +217 +127 -297
Permanent jobs requiring an IP Engineer 60 22 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.021% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 55 15 32
10th Percentile £37,500 - -
25th Percentile £39,375 £30,825 £30,825
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +85.71% -15.66% -12.63%
75th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £64,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +43.75% -20.00% +5.26%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,467 104,389 133,620
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.01% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 55,959 65,552 83,161
10th Percentile £28,559 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,420 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

IP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IP Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IP Engineer in the UK

IP Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IP Engineer.

Salary trend for IP Engineer in the UK

IP Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IP Engineer over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for IP Engineer in the UK

IP Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IP Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +239 51 £65,000 +85.71% 7
UK excluding London +139 41 £57,500 +43.75% 6
North of England +129 34 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North West +79 31 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Work from Home +156 22 £65,000 -21.21% 4
London +206 12 £90,000 +184.36% 1
Yorkshire - 10 £77,500 -
Midlands - 7 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £65,000 -
South East +80 6 £80,000 +128.57% 3
Scotland - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 £80,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £50,000 -

IP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 27 February 2024, IP Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring IP Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (93.33%) Juniper
2 43 (71.67%) MPLS
3 39 (65.00%) BGP
3 39 (65.00%) JNCIA
4 37 (61.67%) Cisco
5 31 (51.67%) Nokia
6 28 (46.67%) JNCIP
7 27 (45.00%) Fortinet
8 26 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (38.33%) CCNA
10 20 (33.33%) LAN
11 18 (30.00%) DHCP
11 18 (30.00%) OSPF
12 17 (28.33%) WAN
13 16 (26.67%) Ethernet
13 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
13 16 (26.67%) Internet
13 16 (26.67%) Wireless
14 15 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (23.33%) DSL
15 14 (23.33%) Customer Service
15 14 (23.33%) VyOS
15 14 (23.33%) Ruckus Wireless
15 14 (23.33%) Vyatta
16 12 (20.00%) Palo Alto
17 10 (16.67%) Firewall
18 9 (15.00%) VPLS
18 9 (15.00%) Junos
19 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
19 8 (13.33%) RSVP

IP Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (71.67%) MPLS
2 39 (65.00%) BGP
3 20 (33.33%) LAN
4 18 (30.00%) DHCP
4 18 (30.00%) OSPF
5 17 (28.33%) WAN
6 16 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 16 (26.67%) Internet
6 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 16 (26.67%) Wireless
7 15 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (23.33%) DSL
9 10 (16.67%) Firewall
10 9 (15.00%) Junos
10 9 (15.00%) VPLS
11 8 (13.33%) RSVP
12 4 (6.67%) Broadband
13 3 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (5.00%) IPv6
13 3 (5.00%) VRRP
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) VyOS
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Customer Service
2 5 (8.33%) Network Design
2 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (3.33%) Customer Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (3.33%) Project Delivery
3 2 (3.33%) Roadmaps
3 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.33%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (1.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (65.00%) JNCIA
2 28 (46.67%) JNCIP
3 26 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (38.33%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) JNCIE
6 5 (8.33%) CCNP
7 2 (3.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (93.33%) Juniper
2 37 (61.67%) Cisco
3 31 (51.67%) Nokia
4 27 (45.00%) Fortinet
5 14 (23.33%) Ruckus Wireless
5 14 (23.33%) Vyatta
6 12 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Huawei
7 2 (3.33%) Sandvine
8 1 (1.67%) VMware