The median annual salary for a Lead Network Engineer was £50,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Lead Network Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 923 926
Rank change year-on-year +123 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 52 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.027% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 44 21 13
Median salary £50,750 £60,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.11% +21.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £54,150 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.91% +20.00%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Lead Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Network Engineer in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Network Engineer in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Network Engineer in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +97 50 £50,000 -17.35%
London +65 17 £58,750 -10.98%
North West - 14 £41,000 -
Lancashire - 11 £41,000 -
South East +64 9 £53,750 -10.41%
East of England - 7 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £50,000 -
City of London - 3 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £58,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £56,250 -
Berkshire +34 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Reading +30 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Camberley - 2 £56,250 -
Hampshire +24 1 £48,500 -28.67%
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 £46,000 -
North East - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £46,000 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £48,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Lead 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 Lead Network Engineer in the job title.

1 106 (80.92%) Firewall
2 104 (79.39%) Cisco
3 102 (77.86%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (63.36%) CCNP
5 69 (52.67%) CCNA
6 61 (46.56%) Network Security
7 58 (44.27%) Network Design
8 51 (38.93%) Wireless
8 51 (38.93%) Network Management
9 49 (37.40%) Data Centre
9 49 (37.40%) LAN
9 49 (37.40%) WAN
10 47 (35.88%) CheckPoint
11 43 (32.82%) BGP
11 43 (32.82%) CCIE
12 39 (29.77%) MPLS
13 38 (29.01%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (26.72%) Network Monitoring
14 35 (26.72%) OSPF
15 33 (25.19%) Juniper
16 31 (23.66%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (22.90%) Network Planning
18 29 (22.14%) CCSP
19 28 (21.37%) CCIP
19 28 (21.37%) Network Architecture
20 26 (19.85%) SaaS
21 25 (19.08%) VPN
22 24 (18.32%) Mentoring
23 22 (16.79%) JNCIP
23 22 (16.79%) Telecoms

Lead 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 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Project
2 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.85%) SaaS
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 106 (80.92%) Firewall
2 61 (46.56%) Network Security
3 51 (38.93%) Wireless
4 49 (37.40%) LAN
4 49 (37.40%) WAN
5 43 (32.82%) BGP
6 39 (29.77%) MPLS
7 38 (29.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (26.72%) OSPF
9 31 (23.66%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (19.08%) VPN
11 21 (16.03%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (9.16%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (8.40%) EIGRP
13 11 (8.40%) WLAN
14 10 (7.63%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (6.87%) VoIP
16 8 (6.11%) SAN
17 7 (5.34%) DNS
17 7 (5.34%) SSL
General
1 22 (16.79%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.21%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 49 (37.40%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.29%) Fintech
2 3 (2.29%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Linux
2 12 (9.16%) Unix
3 10 (7.63%) Windows
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.27%) Network Design
2 51 (38.93%) Network Management
3 35 (26.72%) Network Monitoring
4 30 (22.90%) Network Planning
5 28 (21.37%) Network Architecture
6 24 (18.32%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.50%) ITIL
8 17 (12.98%) Change Control
8 17 (12.98%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (11.45%) Incident Management
10 13 (9.92%) Asset Management
11 12 (9.16%) Problem Management
12 9 (6.87%) Change Management
12 9 (6.87%) Load Balancing
13 6 (4.58%) Service Management
14 4 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (3.05%) Project Management
15 3 (2.29%) Cybersecurity
15 3 (2.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) Tcl
2 2 (1.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 102 (77.86%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (63.36%) CCNP
3 69 (52.67%) CCNA
4 43 (32.82%) CCIE
5 29 (22.14%) CCSP
6 28 (21.37%) CCIP
7 22 (16.79%) JNCIP
8 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
9 12 (9.16%) BC Cleared
10 8 (6.11%) Degree
11 7 (5.34%) CCSA
12 3 (2.29%) CCDP
12 3 (2.29%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (2.29%) CCSE
12 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.53%) CCDA
14 1 (0.76%) CCA
14 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.76%) MCSE
14 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) KVM
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Cisco CME
2 3 (2.29%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.53%) Ansible
3 2 (1.53%) Cacti
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 104 (79.39%) Cisco
2 47 (35.88%) CheckPoint
3 33 (25.19%) Juniper
4 13 (9.92%) Palo Alto
5 12 (9.16%) SolarWinds
6 10 (7.63%) F5
7 6 (4.58%) Citrix
7 6 (4.58%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.82%) HP
9 4 (3.05%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.05%) VMware
10 3 (2.29%) Aruba
10 3 (2.29%) Dell
10 3 (2.29%) IronPort
10 3 (2.29%) Polycom
10 3 (2.29%) Remedy
10 3 (2.29%) Siemens
11 2 (1.53%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.53%) SonicWALL