The median annual salary for a Network Operations Engineer was £37,500 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.

Network Operations Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 842 886
Rank change year-on-year +29 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 39 108 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.11% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 21 95 54
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,900 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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%  

Network Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Operations Engineer in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Operations Engineer in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Network Operations Engineer in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Operations 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 +5 39 £37,500 -21.05% 4
South East +25 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Surrey +21 19 £45,000 +20.00%
Dorking +4 12 - -
West Midlands +37 7 £35,000 +32.07%
Warwickshire - 6 £35,000 -
Epsom - 6 £45,000 -
East of England +20 4 £22,000 -
London +38 3 £57,500 - 2
Yorkshire +26 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Leeds +17 3 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +14 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Leamington Spa - 3 £35,000 -
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
Berkshire +29 2 - - 1
Reading +26 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 £21,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £21,500 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 - -
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 -
Watford - 1 - -
Shrewsbury - 1 £23,500 -
Telford - 1 £23,500 -
Stafford - 1 £23,500 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £23,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £23,500 -

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

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

1 93 (93.00%) Cisco
2 86 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (81.00%) Firewall
4 63 (63.00%) CCNP
5 62 (62.00%) CCNA
6 48 (48.00%) WAN
7 45 (45.00%) Wireless
7 45 (45.00%) Data Centre
8 44 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
9 39 (39.00%) CCSP
10 38 (38.00%) CCIP
10 38 (38.00%) Network Security
11 37 (37.00%) CheckPoint
12 36 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (34.00%) BGP
14 33 (33.00%) Network Management
15 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
16 29 (29.00%) Network Monitoring
17 28 (28.00%) OSPF
18 26 (26.00%) VPN
18 26 (26.00%) LAN
19 25 (25.00%) Linux
19 25 (25.00%) CCIE
19 25 (25.00%) Network Design
19 25 (25.00%) SaaS
20 24 (24.00%) Network Architecture
20 24 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
20 24 (24.00%) MPLS
21 23 (23.00%) Network Planning
21 23 (23.00%) VMware

Network Operations 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 2 (2.00%) IIS
1 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (81.00%) Firewall
2 48 (48.00%) WAN
3 45 (45.00%) Wireless
4 44 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
5 38 (38.00%) Network Security
6 36 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (34.00%) BGP
8 28 (28.00%) OSPF
9 26 (26.00%) LAN
9 26 (26.00%) VPN
10 24 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (24.00%) MPLS
11 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
12 20 (20.00%) VLAN
13 19 (19.00%) VoIP
14 17 (17.00%) Ethernet
14 17 (17.00%) Spanning Tree
15 9 (9.00%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (9.00%) Frame Relay
15 9 (9.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
1 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.00%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (9.00%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) Fintech
6 1 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Linux
2 14 (14.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.00%) Unix
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.00%) CentOS
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) Network Management
2 29 (29.00%) Network Monitoring
3 25 (25.00%) Network Design
4 24 (24.00%) Network Architecture
5 23 (23.00%) Network Planning
6 21 (21.00%) ITIL
7 16 (16.00%) High Availability
8 15 (15.00%) Presales
9 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.00%) Adaptive Security
10 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (6.00%) Change Management
11 6 (6.00%) Coaching
12 4 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
13 3 (3.00%) Load Balancing
13 3 (3.00%) SIEM
13 3 (3.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.00%) Perl
2 2 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (63.00%) CCNP
3 62 (62.00%) CCNA
4 39 (39.00%) CCSP
5 38 (38.00%) CCIP
6 25 (25.00%) CCIE
7 15 (15.00%) CCDA
8 8 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (5.00%) Degree
10 4 (4.00%) JNCIP
10 4 (4.00%) MCSE
10 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.00%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.00%) MCP
12 2 (2.00%) CCVP
12 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.00%) CCSA
13 1 (1.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) SLA
2 7 (7.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) iptables
3 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (1.00%) Cacti
3 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 93 (93.00%) Cisco
2 37 (37.00%) CheckPoint
3 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (23.00%) VMware
5 20 (20.00%) F5
6 11 (11.00%) Juniper
7 6 (6.00%) Ericsson
7 6 (6.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.00%) Huawei
9 2 (2.00%) Brocade
9 2 (2.00%) Dell
9 2 (2.00%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.00%) Foundry
9 2 (2.00%) HP
9 2 (2.00%) Meraki
9 2 (2.00%) Redback
9 2 (2.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.00%) Speakerbus
10 1 (1.00%) IronPort
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