Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IP Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

IP Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1105 1121 1235
Rank change year-on-year +16 +114 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 77 104 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.057% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 74 94 68
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,625 £26,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,075 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

IP Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Network Engineer in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IP Network Engineer in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IP Network Engineer in the UK

IP Network 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 Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 -13 73 £55,000 +10.00% 4
UK excluding London +44 45 £55,000 +10.00% 2
London -32 32 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South East +42 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North of England 0 7 £47,500 +7.95%
North West -14 6 £47,500 +7.95%
East of England +12 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Scotland - 3 £57,500 -
South West - 2 £38,750 -
Midlands +26 1 £21,000 -12.50%
North East - 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £21,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IP 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 IP Network Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (70.13%) Cisco
2 50 (64.94%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (64.94%) Network Design
3 44 (57.14%) BGP
4 43 (55.84%) CCNP
5 40 (51.95%) CCIE
6 37 (48.05%) MPLS
7 30 (38.96%) Data Centre
8 28 (36.36%) OSPF
9 25 (32.47%) Firewall
9 25 (32.47%) Telecoms
10 24 (31.17%) WAN
11 23 (29.87%) LAN
11 23 (29.87%) VLAN
12 22 (28.57%) Linux
13 21 (27.27%) VPN
14 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
15 19 (24.68%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (23.38%) DNS
16 18 (23.38%) Juniper
16 18 (23.38%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
17 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
18 16 (20.78%) IPv4
18 16 (20.78%) Ethernet
18 16 (20.78%) C
18 16 (20.78%) Unix
18 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (19.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

IP 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.14%) BGP
2 37 (48.05%) MPLS
3 28 (36.36%) OSPF
4 25 (32.47%) Firewall
5 24 (31.17%) WAN
6 23 (29.87%) LAN
6 23 (29.87%) VLAN
7 21 (27.27%) VPN
8 18 (23.38%) DNS
9 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
10 16 (20.78%) Ethernet
10 16 (20.78%) IPv4
11 14 (18.18%) Multicast
11 14 (18.18%) Network Security
11 14 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
11 14 (18.18%) SS7
11 14 (18.18%) VoLTE
12 13 (16.88%) DHCP
13 11 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (12.99%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (32.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Automotive
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (19.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) Unix
3 14 (18.18%) Android
4 11 (14.29%) Windows
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Network Design
2 19 (24.68%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (23.38%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (19.48%) DDoS Mitigation
5 14 (18.18%) High Availability
5 14 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (15.58%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL
7 9 (11.69%) Network Management
8 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (5.19%) Change Management
9 4 (5.19%) Project Management
9 4 (5.19%) SIEM
9 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (3.90%) Coaching
10 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.60%) Change Control
11 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) C
2 4 (5.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (64.94%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (55.84%) CCNP
3 40 (51.95%) CCIE
4 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
5 14 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 13 (16.88%) Degree
7 7 (9.09%) CCNA
8 4 (5.19%) JNCIE
8 4 (5.19%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.90%) CCIP
9 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.60%) CCIE Service Provider
10 2 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.30%) CCDP
11 1 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
11 1 (1.30%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) KVM
3 4 (5.19%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Cacti
1 2 (2.60%) SmokePing
1 2 (2.60%) WSUS
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (70.13%) Cisco
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) Juniper
4 8 (10.39%) Avaya
4 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.39%) Meraki
4 8 (10.39%) VMware
5 7 (9.09%) Huawei
6 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
6 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.60%) Citrix
7 2 (2.60%) Polycom
8 1 (1.30%) Apple
8 1 (1.30%) Dell
8 1 (1.30%) EMC
8 1 (1.30%) NetApp