The median annual salary for a Junior Network Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 917 954
Rank change year-on-year +86 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Network Engineer 27 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.037% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 22
Median salary £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,950 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Top 19 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 3 months to 28 March 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 +96 27 £24,000 -4.00% 4
London +86 15 £38,750 +43.51% 2
East of England +21 6 £22,500 -6.25%
South East +47 5 £22,000 -6.38%
Bedfordshire +20 4 £23,000 -16.36%
Berkshire +39 2 £29,000 +16.00%
Bedford +6 2 £24,000 -12.72%
Luton - 2 £21,500 -
Slough - 2 £29,000 -
Brighton - 2 £21,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £21,500 -
Hertfordshire +18 1 £22,500 -
Watford -5 1 £22,500 -
Newmarket - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 28 (58.33%) Cisco
2 26 (54.17%) Firewall
3 18 (37.50%) CCNA
3 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
5 16 (33.33%) Linux
6 14 (29.17%) Finance
7 13 (27.08%) Juniper
8 11 (22.92%) Windows
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.67%) WAN
10 8 (16.67%) Python
10 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (14.58%) Perl
11 7 (14.58%) LAN
11 7 (14.58%) Unix
11 7 (14.58%) DHCP
11 7 (14.58%) DNS
11 7 (14.58%) Internet
12 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
12 6 (12.50%) VPN
12 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 6 (12.50%) Broadband
12 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
12 6 (12.50%) Brocade
13 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (10.42%) MS Office
13 5 (10.42%) SAN

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 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.67%) WAN
4 7 (14.58%) DHCP
4 7 (14.58%) DNS
4 7 (14.58%) Internet
4 7 (14.58%) LAN
5 6 (12.50%) Broadband
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (10.42%) SAN
7 4 (8.33%) BGP
7 4 (8.33%) MPLS
7 4 (8.33%) Network Security
7 4 (8.33%) OSPF
7 4 (8.33%) SNMP
7 4 (8.33%) VLAN
7 4 (8.33%) Wireless
8 3 (6.25%) ADSL
8 3 (6.25%) HSRP
8 3 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) CCTV
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Windows
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.58%) Unix
5 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.08%) Business Development
4 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.08%) Change Management
4 1 (2.08%) Content Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.08%) Logistics
4 1 (2.08%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.08%) Network Design
4 1 (2.08%) Presales
4 1 (2.08%) System Testing
4 1 (2.08%) Video Content Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 8 (16.67%) Python
2 7 (14.58%) Perl
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) CCNA
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) CCNP
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) CCENT
3 2 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Cisco
2 13 (27.08%) Juniper
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) Brocade
4 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 5 (10.42%) Apple
6 4 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.25%) F5
7 3 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) VMware
8 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.08%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.08%) Draytek
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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