The median annual salary for a Network Operations Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 855 909
Rank change year-on-year +37 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 56 80 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.081% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.084% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 54 71 39
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% +2.40%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Operations Engineer in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 7 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 28 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 +24 55 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London +39 29 £55,000 +7.31% 6
UK excluding London +3 26 £41,500 -2.35% 2
North of England +1 16 £50,000 +12.35% 1
Midlands - 7 £35,000 - 1
South East +2 2 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England - 1 £22,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 89 (93.68%) Cisco
2 82 (86.32%) Firewall
3 68 (71.58%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (58.95%) WAN
5 51 (53.68%) CCNP
6 47 (49.47%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (47.37%) Linux
8 41 (43.16%) BGP
9 38 (40.00%) OSPF
9 38 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 38 (40.00%) VMware
10 35 (36.84%) VoIP
10 35 (36.84%) Data Centre
11 33 (34.74%) Cisco IOS
12 32 (33.68%) Microsoft
12 32 (33.68%) CCNA
12 32 (33.68%) MPLS
12 32 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (32.63%) F5
13 31 (32.63%) VLAN
14 26 (27.37%) LAN
15 25 (26.32%) CheckPoint
15 25 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
16 24 (25.26%) Juniper
17 23 (24.21%) Linux Command Line
18 22 (23.16%) Presales
18 22 (23.16%) High Availability
18 22 (23.16%) CCDA
18 22 (23.16%) CCSP
18 22 (23.16%) CCIP

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 1 (1.05%) Apache
1 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 82 (86.32%) Firewall
2 56 (58.95%) WAN
3 47 (49.47%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (43.16%) BGP
5 38 (40.00%) OSPF
5 38 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 35 (36.84%) VoIP
7 33 (34.74%) Cisco IOS
8 32 (33.68%) MPLS
9 31 (32.63%) VLAN
10 26 (27.37%) LAN
11 25 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
12 19 (20.00%) VPN
13 15 (15.79%) Wireless
14 14 (14.74%) Ethernet
15 11 (11.58%) DNS
15 11 (11.58%) EIGRP
16 10 (10.53%) Network Security
17 8 (8.42%) Software-Defined Networking
18 7 (7.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Middleware
2 3 (3.16%) CSS
2 3 (3.16%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 23 (24.21%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.32%) iPad
4 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.11%) Social Media
7 1 (1.05%) Fintech
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Linux
2 14 (14.74%) Unix
3 10 (10.53%) Windows
4 6 (6.32%) CentOS
5 4 (4.21%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) High Availability
1 22 (23.16%) Presales
2 13 (13.68%) Network Design
3 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (10.53%) Ticket Management
4 9 (9.47%) ITIL
5 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.32%) SIEM
8 5 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (4.21%) Network Management
9 4 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.11%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.11%) Open Source
11 2 (2.11%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.11%) Security Operations
11 2 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (2.11%) Groovy
3 2 (2.11%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) Ruby
4 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (71.58%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (53.68%) CCNP
3 32 (33.68%) CCNA
4 22 (23.16%) CCDA
4 22 (23.16%) CCIP
4 22 (23.16%) CCSP
5 14 (14.74%) Degree
6 7 (7.37%) CCVP
6 7 (7.37%) MCSE
6 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (5.26%) MCP
9 4 (4.21%) CCIE
10 3 (3.16%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.05%) CCENT
11 1 (1.05%) CCSA
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 32 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.68%) Xen
3 10 (10.53%) KVM
4 3 (3.16%) Docker
4 3 (3.16%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (2.11%) iptables
6 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.05%) BIND 9
6 1 (1.05%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (7.37%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (7.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.16%) Nagios
3 2 (2.11%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 89 (93.68%) Cisco
2 38 (40.00%) VMware
3 32 (33.68%) Microsoft
4 31 (32.63%) F5
5 25 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 24 (25.26%) Juniper
7 19 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 7 (7.37%) Red Box
9 5 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.26%) Ericsson
10 4 (4.21%) Brocade
10 4 (4.21%) Foundry
10 4 (4.21%) Redback
11 3 (3.16%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (2.11%) Citrix
12 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.05%) Huawei
13 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.05%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
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