The median annual salary for a Lead Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 891 921
Rank change year-on-year +40 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 39 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.042% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.043% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 34
Median salary £50,000 £58,750 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% -5.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £72,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.54%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Network Engineer in the UK

Lead Network Engineer
Top 29 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 27 June 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 +41 37 £50,000 -14.89% 5
North West -31 11 £45,000 -25.00% 1
London +29 9 £55,000 -9.09% 1
Manchester -27 9 £47,500 -20.83%
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
East of England - 9 £50,000 -
South East +30 4 £40,000 -30.43% 2
South West -4 2 £37,500 -16.20%
Gloucestershire -4 2 £37,500 +8.69%
Camberley - 2 £40,000 - 1
Bolton - 2 £50,000 -
Mitcham - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £52,000 -
Surrey - 2 £40,000 - 2
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
Stroud - 2 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £52,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £41,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
West Wickham - 1 £47,500 -
West Malling - 1 £47,500 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £52,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Aylesford - 1 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 68 (74.73%) Firewall
2 65 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (70.33%) Cisco
4 49 (53.85%) WAN
5 41 (45.05%) CCNA
6 38 (41.76%) CCNP
7 37 (40.66%) LAN
8 36 (39.56%) Juniper
9 33 (36.26%) BGP
10 31 (34.07%) OSPF
11 29 (31.87%) MPLS
12 27 (29.67%) SLA
13 24 (26.37%) Network Security
13 24 (26.37%) Change Control
14 22 (24.18%) Network Design
15 19 (20.88%) Wireless
15 19 (20.88%) Load Balancing
16 18 (19.78%) Incident Management
16 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
16 18 (19.78%) CCIE
17 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
17 17 (18.68%) Network Management
17 17 (18.68%) F5
17 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
18 16 (17.58%) BC Cleared
18 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
18 16 (17.58%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (17.58%) Asset Management
18 16 (17.58%) Problem Management
19 14 (15.38%) JNCIP

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 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (74.73%) Firewall
2 49 (53.85%) WAN
3 37 (40.66%) LAN
4 33 (36.26%) BGP
5 31 (34.07%) OSPF
6 29 (31.87%) MPLS
7 24 (26.37%) Network Security
8 19 (20.88%) Wireless
9 16 (17.58%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 13 (14.29%) VPN
12 12 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (10.99%) EIGRP
14 9 (9.89%) NetScaler
15 8 (8.79%) VLAN
15 8 (8.79%) VoIP
16 7 (7.69%) DNS
17 6 (6.59%) Unified Communications
18 5 (5.49%) WLAN
General
1 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.30%) Fintech
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.69%) Unix
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Change Control
2 22 (24.18%) Network Design
3 19 (20.88%) Load Balancing
4 18 (19.78%) Incident Management
5 17 (18.68%) Network Management
6 16 (17.58%) Asset Management
6 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
6 16 (17.58%) Problem Management
7 13 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (13.19%) ITIL
9 7 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (6.59%) Change Management
10 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.59%) Information Security
10 6 (6.59%) Statistics
10 6 (6.59%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (5.49%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (4.40%) Security Operations
13 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
13 3 (3.30%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (45.05%) CCNA
3 38 (41.76%) CCNP
4 18 (19.78%) CCIE
5 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
6 16 (17.58%) BC Cleared
7 14 (15.38%) JNCIP
8 7 (7.69%) MCSE
8 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (6.59%) Degree
9 6 (6.59%) MCP
9 6 (6.59%) MCSA
10 4 (4.40%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.30%) CCDE
12 1 (1.10%) CCA
12 1 (1.10%) CCSA
12 1 (1.10%) CCSE
12 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.10%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.67%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.40%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 64 (70.33%) Cisco
2 36 (39.56%) Juniper
3 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
3 17 (18.68%) F5
4 13 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 11 (12.09%) Palo Alto
6 9 (9.89%) Riverbed
7 6 (6.59%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.49%) HP
9 3 (3.30%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.30%) Aruba
9 3 (3.30%) Avaya
9 3 (3.30%) Mitel
9 3 (3.30%) Remedy
9 3 (3.30%) VMware
10 2 (2.20%) BroadSoft
10 2 (2.20%) Tandberg
11 1 (1.10%) IronPort
11 1 (1.10%) Polycom
11 1 (1.10%) Qualys
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