Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Network Engineer was £26,000 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.

Junior Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1159 1270
Rank change year-on-year +18 +111 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Network Engineer 48 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.032% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.033% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 35
UK median annual salary £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.12% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £50,400 £42,500 £33,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% -

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%

Junior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network 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 Junior Network 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 +30 42 £25,000 +4.17% 3
UK excluding London +26 36 £24,500 +8.89% 3
South East +39 12 £22,000 +3.53% 1
London -7 12 £32,500 -18.75%
East of England +6 9 £22,500 -4.26%
Midlands +10 5 £31,500 +26.00% 1
West Midlands +5 5 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £27,000 -
North of England +7 3 £25,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +9 2 £23,000 -5.15%
South West +4 1 £25,000 +25.00% 1
North West -12 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Scotland - 1 - -

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

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

1 31 (64.58%) WAN
1 31 (64.58%) Cisco
2 29 (60.42%) Firewall
3 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (52.08%) CCNA
5 24 (50.00%) LAN
6 15 (31.25%) Linux
7 14 (29.17%) Network Security
8 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 11 (22.92%) CCNP
10 10 (20.83%) Juniper
10 10 (20.83%) VPN
11 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.67%) Wireless
12 7 (14.58%) Fintech
12 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.58%) IP Telephony
12 7 (14.58%) VMware
12 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) Windows
13 6 (12.50%) Python
13 6 (12.50%) ITIL
13 6 (12.50%) HP
13 6 (12.50%) Change Management
13 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
14 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning

Junior 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 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) WAN
2 29 (60.42%) Firewall
3 24 (50.00%) LAN
4 14 (29.17%) Network Security
5 10 (20.83%) VPN
6 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (16.67%) Wireless
7 7 (14.58%) IP Telephony
8 4 (8.33%) Broadband
8 4 (8.33%) VoIP
9 3 (6.25%) BGP
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.25%) DHCP
9 3 (6.25%) DNS
9 3 (6.25%) OSPF
9 3 (6.25%) VLAN
10 2 (4.17%) Internet
10 2 (4.17%) MPLS
10 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Fintech
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Change Management
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.25%) Automated Trading
3 3 (6.25%) Break/Fix
3 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (6.25%) Information Management
3 3 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (6.25%) Proprietary Trading
4 2 (4.17%) Change Control
4 2 (4.17%) Line Management
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.08%) Analytics
5 1 (2.08%) DevOps
5 1 (2.08%) High Availability
5 1 (2.08%) Network Management
5 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 6 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) C
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (52.08%) CCNA
3 11 (22.92%) CCNP
4 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 2 (4.17%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Cisco
2 10 (20.83%) Juniper
3 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
5 5 (10.42%) SonicWALL
5 5 (10.42%) Symantec
6 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.17%) Google
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Aruba
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) SaltStack