Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Operations Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1084 1116 1217
Rank change year-on-year +32 +101 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 105 103 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.055% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.057% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 99 84 86
UK median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.98% -10.93% +1.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% -15.56% -

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Network Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Operations Engineer in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 9 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 6 months to 20 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 +48 104 £44,000 +7.98% 7
UK excluding London +24 57 £37,500 -1.32% 4
London +7 47 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North of England +42 42 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Yorkshire - 34 £37,500 -
Midlands +21 10 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands +16 10 £35,000 -22.22%
North West -11 8 £39,000 +2.63% 1
South East +7 5 £35,000 -22.22% 3

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 102 (97.14%) Cisco
2 88 (83.81%) Firewall
3 71 (67.62%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (55.24%) CCNP
5 46 (43.81%) Finance
6 44 (41.90%) WAN
7 43 (40.95%) CCNA
7 43 (40.95%) VMware
8 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
9 38 (36.19%) BGP
10 37 (35.24%) ITIL
11 36 (34.29%) OSPF
11 36 (34.29%) Juniper
12 35 (33.33%) Windows
13 34 (32.38%) Linux
13 34 (32.38%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (30.48%) Wireless
15 31 (29.52%) Load Balancing
16 29 (27.62%) CCDA
17 28 (26.67%) CCIE
18 26 (24.76%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (23.81%) Problem Management
19 25 (23.81%) VoIP
19 25 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
19 25 (23.81%) Data Centre
20 24 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (20.95%) MPLS
22 21 (20.00%) LAN
23 20 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
24 19 (18.10%) Verint

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 4 (3.81%) CMS
2 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (83.81%) Firewall
2 44 (41.90%) WAN
3 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
4 38 (36.19%) BGP
5 36 (34.29%) OSPF
6 34 (32.38%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (30.48%) Wireless
8 26 (24.76%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (23.81%) VoIP
10 22 (20.95%) MPLS
11 21 (20.00%) LAN
12 19 (18.10%) VLAN
13 17 (16.19%) Network Security
14 16 (15.24%) EIGRP
15 15 (14.29%) Ethernet
16 14 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
17 10 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (9.52%) DNS
17 10 (9.52%) IPsec
17 10 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Big Data
1 1 (0.95%) MySQL
1 1 (0.95%) Redis
General
1 46 (43.81%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) Middleware
2 4 (3.81%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.81%) XMPP
3 3 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.95%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.67%) iPad
5 4 (3.81%) Clustering
5 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 34 (32.38%) Linux
3 17 (16.19%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) CatOS
6 1 (0.95%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.24%) ITIL
2 31 (29.52%) Load Balancing
3 25 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 25 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 20 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.33%) Network Design
5 14 (13.33%) Ticket Management
6 12 (11.43%) High Availability
7 10 (9.52%) Presales
8 9 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (6.67%) SIEM
10 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.76%) Release Management
12 4 (3.81%) ITSM
12 4 (3.81%) Line Management
12 4 (3.81%) Security Operations
13 3 (2.86%) Fault Analysis
13 3 (2.86%) Investment Management
13 3 (2.86%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.95%) C
2 1 (0.95%) Ruby
2 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (67.62%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (55.24%) CCNP
3 43 (40.95%) CCNA
4 29 (27.62%) CCDA
5 28 (26.67%) CCIE
6 10 (9.52%) CCIP
6 10 (9.52%) CCSP
7 9 (8.57%) CCVP
7 9 (8.57%) Degree
8 4 (3.81%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.90%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.90%) MCSE
9 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.95%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.29%) Xen
3 14 (13.33%) KVM
4 1 (0.95%) Docker
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (8.57%) Cisco UCCE
1 9 (8.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.86%) Nagios
3 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.95%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.95%) Netcool
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 102 (97.14%) Cisco
2 43 (40.95%) VMware
3 36 (34.29%) Juniper
4 19 (18.10%) Avaya
4 19 (18.10%) Genesys
4 19 (18.10%) Verint
5 18 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 18 (17.14%) F5
6 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
7 16 (15.24%) Palo Alto
8 7 (6.67%) Brocade
9 5 (4.76%) Ericsson
9 5 (4.76%) Foundry
9 5 (4.76%) Red Box
9 5 (4.76%) Redback
10 4 (3.81%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (2.86%) NETGEAR
11 3 (2.86%) Remedy
11 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds