Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IP Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

IP Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1097 1091 1203
Rank change year-on-year -6 +112 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an IP Engineer 92 128 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.068% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.071% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 87 84 94
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,363 £29,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -17.50%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

IP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Engineer in the UK

IP Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IP Engineer in the UK

IP Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IP Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IP Engineer in the UK

IP Engineer
Top 12 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 20 November 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 +7 87 £55,000 +10.00% 3
UK excluding London +25 58 £55,000 +25.00% 2
South East +20 39 £55,000 +17.02% 1
London -30 35 £67,500 +35.00% 1
North of England - 11 £55,000 - 1
North West - 7 £42,750 - 1
Scotland -14 5 £57,500 -
South West - 5 £42,500 -
Midlands +14 4 £55,000 +37.50%
West Midlands +9 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
East of England +4 2 £27,500 +27.91%

IP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IP 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 IP Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (68.48%) Cisco
2 59 (64.13%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (59.78%) CCNP
4 51 (55.43%) BGP
4 51 (55.43%) Network Design
5 46 (50.00%) CCIE
6 41 (44.57%) MPLS
6 41 (44.57%) Telecoms
7 35 (38.04%) OSPF
8 33 (35.87%) VPN
9 31 (33.70%) Firewall
10 29 (31.52%) Juniper
10 29 (31.52%) Data Centre
11 26 (28.26%) Linux
12 23 (25.00%) C
13 22 (23.91%) IPv4
14 21 (22.83%) Ethernet
14 21 (22.83%) Unix
15 20 (21.74%) Multicast
16 19 (20.65%) Degree
16 19 (20.65%) LAN
17 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
18 17 (18.48%) JNCIP
18 17 (18.48%) WAN
18 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.39%) IPv6
19 16 (17.39%) IPsec
19 16 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
19 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS

IP 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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (55.43%) BGP
2 41 (44.57%) MPLS
3 35 (38.04%) OSPF
4 33 (35.87%) VPN
5 31 (33.70%) Firewall
6 22 (23.91%) IPv4
7 21 (22.83%) Ethernet
8 20 (21.74%) Multicast
9 19 (20.65%) LAN
10 17 (18.48%) WAN
11 16 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (17.39%) IPsec
11 16 (17.39%) IPv6
12 15 (16.30%) SS7
13 14 (15.22%) Radio Access Network
13 14 (15.22%) VLAN
13 14 (15.22%) VoLTE
14 13 (14.13%) HSRP
15 11 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (10.87%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (44.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.52%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (15.22%) Smartphone
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) CCTV
5 1 (1.09%) Handset
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Linux
2 21 (22.83%) Unix
3 14 (15.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (55.43%) Network Design
2 16 (17.39%) DDoS Mitigation
3 15 (16.30%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (15.22%) High Availability
4 14 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (15.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (10.87%) Network Management
6 8 (8.70%) Presales
7 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.52%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.43%) Web Filtering
9 3 (3.26%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
10 2 (2.17%) Migration
10 2 (2.17%) Network Virtualisation
11 1 (1.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) C
2 3 (3.26%) Tcl
3 2 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (64.13%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (59.78%) CCNP
3 46 (50.00%) CCIE
4 19 (20.65%) Degree
5 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
6 17 (18.48%) JNCIP
7 14 (15.22%) DV Cleared
8 10 (10.87%) CCIP
9 9 (9.78%) JNCIE
10 5 (5.43%) CCNA
11 4 (4.35%) HND
12 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.17%) CCIE Service Provider
14 1 (1.09%) CCDP
14 1 (1.09%) CCSP
14 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
14 1 (1.09%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) Def Stans
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) KVM
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Cacti
1 6 (6.52%) FortiGate
1 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) Cisco
2 29 (31.52%) Juniper
3 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.87%) Huawei
5 6 (6.52%) Avaya
5 6 (6.52%) Meraki
5 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.43%) BT
6 5 (5.43%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) BroadSoft
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) Dell
7 1 (1.09%) Exinda
7 1 (1.09%) Ipanema Technologies
7 1 (1.09%) Nokia
7 1 (1.09%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.09%) Redback
7 1 (1.09%) Riverbed