Period
to 23 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 546 613
Rank change year-on-year -26 +67 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 747 897 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 644 847 795
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £38,149
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,850 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +17.65%

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 168074 187163 212844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 134767 157240 176352
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -22 705 £57,500 +9.52% 19
UK excluding London +8 455 £54,000 +8.00% 12
London -21 286 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South East +43 193 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Midlands +32 76 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North of England -81 71 £50,000 - 2
East of England +34 64 £54,500 +9.00% 1
North West -43 43 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Midlands -2 40 £49,500 +4.21% 2
East Midlands +48 36 £51,250 +13.89%
Yorkshire -23 28 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +10 24 £50,000 +30.43%
South West +6 15 £42,500 - 1
Wales +12 11 £52,621 +16.94%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 649 (86.88%) Cisco
2 531 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
3 513 (68.67%) Firewall
4 448 (59.97%) CCNP
5 383 (51.27%) BGP
6 336 (44.98%) OSPF
7 333 (44.58%) WAN
8 314 (42.03%) MPLS
9 280 (37.48%) VPN
10 277 (37.08%) Juniper
11 261 (34.94%) LAN
12 253 (33.87%) CCIE
13 222 (29.72%) Cisco ASA
14 217 (29.05%) F5
15 209 (27.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 209 (27.98%) Data Centre
16 204 (27.31%) CheckPoint
17 189 (25.30%) Palo Alto
18 166 (22.22%) Network Security
19 164 (21.95%) IPsec
20 163 (21.82%) TCP/IP
21 161 (21.55%) Network Design
22 158 (21.15%) DNS
23 151 (20.21%) Load Balancing
24 149 (19.95%) Linux
25 144 (19.28%) Wireless
26 137 (18.34%) CCNA
27 129 (17.27%) EIGRP
28 124 (16.60%) ITIL
29 113 (15.13%) Windows

Senior 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 11 (1.47%) Skype for Business
2 9 (1.20%) CMS
3 6 (0.80%) SAS
4 3 (0.40%) Apache
4 3 (0.40%) JBoss
4 3 (0.40%) nginx
4 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.27%) IIS
5 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (5.35%) MS Visio
2 24 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (1.74%) Office 365
5 7 (0.94%) Akamai
5 7 (0.94%) IaaS
6 6 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 513 (68.67%) Firewall
2 383 (51.27%) BGP
3 336 (44.98%) OSPF
4 333 (44.58%) WAN
5 314 (42.03%) MPLS
6 280 (37.48%) VPN
7 261 (34.94%) LAN
8 222 (29.72%) Cisco ASA
9 209 (27.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 166 (22.22%) Network Security
11 164 (21.95%) IPsec
12 163 (21.82%) TCP/IP
13 158 (21.15%) DNS
14 144 (19.28%) Wireless
15 129 (17.27%) EIGRP
16 109 (14.59%) VLAN
17 108 (14.46%) VoIP
18 107 (14.32%) Cisco IOS
19 106 (14.19%) DHCP
20 86 (11.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.40%) MySQL
2 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.13%) MS Access
3 1 (0.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.94%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 85 (11.38%) Finance
2 65 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.09%) Banking
4 12 (1.61%) Law
5 10 (1.34%) Advertising
5 10 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.07%) Marketing
8 5 (0.67%) Automotive
9 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.54%) Retail
10 3 (0.40%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Local Government
11 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.82%) 802.1X
2 18 (2.41%) Web Services
3 15 (2.01%) HTML
4 13 (1.74%) XML
4 13 (1.74%) XMPP
5 9 (1.20%) REST
6 4 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 209 (27.98%) Data Centre
2 67 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 48 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (4.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 23 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.81%) PKI
8 16 (2.14%) Clustering
9 12 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.07%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.94%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.80%) Equities
13 6 (0.80%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.67%) Eurex
15 3 (0.40%) Fintech
15 3 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 149 (19.95%) Linux
2 113 (15.13%) Windows
3 50 (6.69%) Unix
4 37 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.14%) CentOS
8 13 (1.74%) Solaris
9 12 (1.61%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.40%) SUSE
12 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Android
14 1 (0.13%) Debian
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (21.55%) Network Design
2 151 (20.21%) Load Balancing
3 124 (16.60%) ITIL
4 84 (11.24%) Network Management
5 80 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 75 (10.04%) Network Monitoring
7 52 (6.96%) Change Management
8 46 (6.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 44 (5.89%) Change Control
9 44 (5.89%) High Availability
10 36 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
10 36 (4.82%) Problem Management
11 34 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 33 (4.42%) Service Delivery
13 29 (3.88%) Presales
14 28 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (3.48%) E-Commerce
15 26 (3.48%) Statistics
16 25 (3.35%) Analytics
16 25 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 55 (7.36%) Python
2 38 (5.09%) Perl
3 21 (2.81%) Bash Shell
4 20 (2.68%) Ruby
5 19 (2.54%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.87%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.47%) C
8 10 (1.34%) Java
9 8 (1.07%) Tcl
10 7 (0.94%) C++
11 5 (0.67%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.27%) PHP
12 2 (0.27%) SQL
13 1 (0.13%) C-shell
13 1 (0.13%) Groovy
13 1 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 531 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
2 448 (59.97%) CCNP
3 253 (33.87%) CCIE
4 137 (18.34%) CCNA
5 84 (11.24%) Degree
6 49 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 35 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 35 (4.69%) SC Cleared
8 29 (3.88%) CCDA
8 29 (3.88%) CCSP
8 29 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (3.75%) JNCIA
9 28 (3.75%) JNCIP
10 27 (3.61%) CCDP
11 19 (2.54%) CCSA
12 18 (2.41%) JNCIS
13 17 (2.28%) CCVP
14 16 (2.14%) CISSP
15 14 (1.87%) JNCIE
16 13 (1.74%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.70%) SLA
2 11 (1.47%) PMO
3 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 75 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (5.89%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.81%) KVM
4 18 (2.41%) Xen
5 16 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.54%) vSphere
8 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.40%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.27%) Snort
10 1 (0.13%) Docker
10 1 (0.13%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (5.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 32 (4.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 29 (3.88%) Cisco Prime
4 28 (3.75%) FortiGate
5 25 (3.35%) Cacti
6 24 (3.21%) Nagios
7 14 (1.87%) OpenView
8 10 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (1.34%) SCOM
9 9 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (1.07%) Ansible
10 8 (1.07%) QRadar
11 7 (0.94%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.67%) Puppet
12 5 (0.67%) SCCM
12 5 (0.67%) SmokePing
13 3 (0.40%) Graphite
13 3 (0.40%) Graylog
13 3 (0.40%) SmoothWall
14 2 (0.27%) Iperf
Vendors
1 649 (86.88%) Cisco
2 277 (37.08%) Juniper
3 217 (29.05%) F5
4 204 (27.31%) CheckPoint
5 189 (25.30%) Palo Alto
6 108 (14.46%) VMware
7 107 (14.32%) Microsoft
8 101 (13.52%) Fortinet
9 88 (11.78%) SolarWinds
10 62 (8.30%) Citrix
11 54 (7.23%) Riverbed
12 53 (7.10%) HP
13 37 (4.95%) Avaya
14 34 (4.55%) Aruba
15 26 (3.48%) Meraki
16 25 (3.35%) Blue Coat
17 18 (2.41%) Barracuda Networks
17 18 (2.41%) Dell
18 16 (2.14%) Red Hat
18 16 (2.14%) Tufin