Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Network Engineer was £51,500 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.

Lead Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1074 1075 1233
Rank change year-on-year +1 +158 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 108 150 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.079% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.082% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 86 147 66
UK median annual salary £51,500 £51,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.98% -21.54% +30.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £41,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,625 £73,750 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%

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 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%

Lead Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Network Engineer in the UK

Lead 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 Lead 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 -32 95 £55,000 +7.84% 2
UK excluding London +20 67 £50,000 - 2
London -19 41 £60,000 +4.35%
South East +37 22 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Wales +30 18 £65,000 -
North of England -9 14 £51,500 +14.44%
South West +16 13 £65,000 +30.00%
North West -21 13 £51,500 +14.44%
Scotland - 7 £57,500 -
East of England +4 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands +40 2 - - 1
Midlands +12 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £52,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 99 (91.67%) Cisco
2 82 (75.93%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (73.15%) Firewall
4 76 (70.37%) CCNP
5 60 (55.56%) WAN
6 52 (48.15%) Wireless
7 51 (47.22%) BGP
8 41 (37.96%) OSPF
9 40 (37.04%) LAN
10 38 (35.19%) Network Security
11 36 (33.33%) F5
12 35 (32.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (32.41%) Juniper
13 31 (28.70%) MPLS
14 30 (27.78%) SolarWinds
15 28 (25.93%) CCNA
16 27 (25.00%) Palo Alto
17 26 (24.07%) Data Centre
18 25 (23.15%) EIGRP
19 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
20 21 (19.44%) SLA
20 21 (19.44%) CheckPoint
20 21 (19.44%) Change Control
20 21 (19.44%) Network Management
21 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
21 20 (18.52%) ITIL
22 18 (16.67%) CCIE
22 18 (16.67%) IPsec
22 18 (16.67%) Coaching
23 17 (15.74%) Cisco ASA

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 4 (3.70%) CMS
1 4 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.48%) Office 365
4 5 (4.63%) SaaS
5 4 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (73.15%) Firewall
2 60 (55.56%) WAN
3 52 (48.15%) Wireless
4 51 (47.22%) BGP
5 41 (37.96%) OSPF
6 40 (37.04%) LAN
7 38 (35.19%) Network Security
8 35 (32.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (28.70%) MPLS
10 25 (23.15%) EIGRP
11 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
12 18 (16.67%) IPsec
13 17 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (15.74%) VPN
14 16 (14.81%) WLAN
15 15 (13.89%) VoIP
16 14 (12.96%) Unified Communications
17 13 (12.04%) Cisco ISE
18 12 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
19 10 (9.26%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.89%) Finance
3 9 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Law
5 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (7.41%) User Experience
4 5 (4.63%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Clustering
5 4 (3.70%) PKI
6 3 (2.78%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.78%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.85%) Wiki
8 1 (0.93%) Equities
8 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Windows
1 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) Change Control
1 21 (19.44%) Network Management
2 20 (18.52%) ITIL
3 18 (16.67%) Coaching
4 16 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 15 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 14 (12.96%) IT Strategy
6 14 (12.96%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (12.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.11%) Runbook
8 12 (11.11%) Service Management
9 11 (10.19%) Network Design
10 10 (9.26%) ITSM
10 10 (9.26%) Migration
10 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.41%) Incident Management
12 8 (7.41%) Statistics
12 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.63%) Python
2 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (75.93%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (70.37%) CCNP
3 28 (25.93%) CCNA
4 18 (16.67%) CCIE
5 12 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (10.19%) JNCIP
7 6 (5.56%) CISSP
7 6 (5.56%) Degree
7 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.63%) CCSA
9 4 (3.70%) CCSE
9 4 (3.70%) CCVP
9 4 (3.70%) CEH
9 4 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.70%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.70%) MCP
9 4 (3.70%) MCSA
9 4 (3.70%) MCSE
9 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.63%) Cacti
2 5 (4.63%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.93%) Nessus
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (91.67%) Cisco
2 36 (33.33%) F5
3 35 (32.41%) Juniper
4 30 (27.78%) SolarWinds
5 27 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 21 (19.44%) CheckPoint
7 12 (11.11%) Infoblox
7 12 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 10 (9.26%) Aruba
9 9 (8.33%) HP
10 6 (5.56%) VMware
11 5 (4.63%) Brocade
11 5 (4.63%) IronPort
11 5 (4.63%) Polycom
11 5 (4.63%) Siemens
12 4 (3.70%) Citrix
12 4 (3.70%) Dell
12 4 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (3.70%) jetNEXUS
13 3 (2.78%) Arista