The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 510 520 580
Rank change year-on-year +10 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 409 449 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 349 402 385
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% -  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network 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 Senior Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +15 390 £55,000 - 21
London -24 130 £62,500 +4.16% 9
South East +55 120 £57,500 +4.54% 1
City of London +28 43 £66,250 +10.41% 3
East of England +30 42 £53,250 +7.57% 3
Berkshire +43 39 £62,500 +4.16%
Reading +35 33 £65,000 +8.33%
Surrey +28 33 £62,500 +16.27%
Hertfordshire +17 28 £57,500 +43.75%
Oxfordshire - 27 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -14 24 £55,000 - 2
North West -38 24 £46,250 +8.82% 5
East Midlands +31 22 £48,750 +8.33% 1
West Midlands +4 21 £51,250 +7.89%
Redhill +4 19 £63,000 +13.51%
Birmingham +21 14 £52,500 -4.54%
West Yorkshire -13 14 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Scotland +19 13 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Hampshire +5 13 £50,000 -
Manchester -16 13 £47,500 +39.70% 3
Leeds -20 11 £51,750 +3.50% 2
Oxford - 11 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +6 10 £50,000 +11.73%
Edinburgh +2 9 £58,750 +40.64% 1
Cheshire -27 9 £45,000 - 2
Leicestershire +19 8 £50,000 +11.11%
North Yorkshire +13 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Kent +19 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Leicester +16 7 £50,000 -
South West +6 7 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 678 (86.48%) Cisco
2 586 (74.74%) Cisco Certification
3 524 (66.84%) Firewall
4 496 (63.27%) CCNP
5 342 (43.62%) BGP
6 331 (42.22%) WAN
7 328 (41.84%) OSPF
8 289 (36.86%) MPLS
9 270 (34.44%) Juniper
10 264 (33.67%) Cisco ASA
11 257 (32.78%) LAN
12 250 (31.89%) VPN
13 249 (31.76%) CCIE
14 215 (27.42%) CheckPoint
15 210 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 201 (25.64%) F5
17 193 (24.62%) Data Centre
18 182 (23.21%) Palo Alto
19 163 (20.79%) CCNA
20 153 (19.52%) Network Design
21 143 (18.24%) Wireless
22 134 (17.09%) DNS
23 133 (16.96%) Network Security
24 128 (16.33%) Windows
25 122 (15.56%) VoIP
26 116 (14.80%) ITIL
26 116 (14.80%) Load Balancing
27 113 (14.41%) Linux
28 111 (14.16%) Microsoft
29 109 (13.90%) TCP/IP

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 (1.40%) Apache
1 11 (1.40%) IIS
2 9 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.89%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.26%) JBoss
7 2 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 20 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.64%) Akamai
3 5 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.51%) Office 365
4 4 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 524 (66.84%) Firewall
2 342 (43.62%) BGP
3 331 (42.22%) WAN
4 328 (41.84%) OSPF
5 289 (36.86%) MPLS
6 264 (33.67%) Cisco ASA
7 257 (32.78%) LAN
8 250 (31.89%) VPN
9 210 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 143 (18.24%) Wireless
11 134 (17.09%) DNS
12 133 (16.96%) Network Security
13 122 (15.56%) VoIP
14 109 (13.90%) TCP/IP
15 106 (13.52%) VLAN
16 102 (13.01%) EIGRP
17 98 (12.50%) IPsec
18 93 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
19 80 (10.20%) DHCP
20 69 (8.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.64%) MySQL
2 4 (0.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (11.61%) Finance
2 88 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.81%) Banking
4 20 (2.55%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.66%) Law
6 10 (1.28%) Marketing
6 10 (1.28%) Retail
7 9 (1.15%) Advertising
8 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.51%) Games
10 3 (0.38%) Electronics
10 3 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.19%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.53%) REST
3 10 (1.28%) HTML
4 8 (1.02%) Web Services
5 6 (0.77%) XML
6 2 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.13%) CGI
7 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 193 (24.62%) Data Centre
2 57 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.40%) PKI
9 10 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (1.15%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.15%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.64%) CMDB
12 4 (0.51%) Clustering
12 4 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.38%) Eurex
13 3 (0.38%) User Experience
14 2 (0.26%) Fintech
14 2 (0.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 128 (16.33%) Windows
2 113 (14.41%) Linux
3 47 (5.99%) Windows Server
4 35 (4.46%) Unix
5 27 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.55%) CentOS
8 13 (1.66%) Solaris
9 9 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.26%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (19.52%) Network Design
2 116 (14.80%) ITIL
2 116 (14.80%) Load Balancing
3 78 (9.95%) Network Management
4 77 (9.82%) Mentoring
5 64 (8.16%) Presales
6 62 (7.91%) High Availability
7 59 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
8 57 (7.27%) Change Control
9 45 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 38 (4.85%) Project Management
10 38 (4.85%) Service Delivery
11 32 (4.08%) Change Management
12 30 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (3.19%) Incident Management
14 24 (3.06%) Service Management
15 22 (2.81%) Problem Management
16 21 (2.68%) Capacity Management
17 20 (2.55%) Asset Management
18 19 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (3.95%) Python
2 23 (2.93%) Perl
3 9 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.02%) Bash Shell
4 8 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.77%) Ruby
5 6 (0.77%) SQL
6 5 (0.64%) C
7 2 (0.26%) Java
7 2 (0.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.13%) Groovy
8 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.13%) Tcl
8 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 586 (74.74%) Cisco Certification
2 496 (63.27%) CCNP
3 249 (31.76%) CCIE
4 163 (20.79%) CCNA
5 71 (9.06%) Degree
6 38 (4.85%) Security Cleared
7 37 (4.72%) CCDA
8 36 (4.59%) CCSP
9 32 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 26 (3.32%) CCDP
10 26 (3.32%) JNCIP
11 22 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (2.81%) JNCIS
12 21 (2.68%) CCIP
13 20 (2.55%) SC Cleared
14 19 (2.42%) JNCIA
15 16 (2.04%) BC Cleared
16 14 (1.79%) CCSA
17 13 (1.66%) CCVP
18 10 (1.28%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.48%) SLA
2 9 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.89%) PMO
4 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 72 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.02%) KVM
5 8 (1.02%) Xen
6 7 (0.89%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.51%) vSphere
8 2 (0.26%) Snort
9 1 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 58 (7.40%) FortiGate
2 33 (4.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 30 (3.83%) SolarWinds Orion
4 19 (2.42%) Nagios
5 16 (2.04%) Cacti
6 15 (1.91%) Cisco Prime
7 14 (1.79%) OpenView
8 7 (0.89%) SCOM
8 7 (0.89%) vCenter Server
9 6 (0.77%) Cisco CME
10 4 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.38%) SCCM
12 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.26%) Graphite
12 2 (0.26%) Graylog
12 2 (0.26%) Puppet
12 2 (0.26%) SmokePing
13 1 (0.13%) SmoothWall
13 1 (0.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 678 (86.48%) Cisco
2 270 (34.44%) Juniper
3 215 (27.42%) CheckPoint
4 201 (25.64%) F5
5 182 (23.21%) Palo Alto
6 111 (14.16%) Microsoft
7 109 (13.90%) VMware
8 100 (12.76%) Fortinet
9 78 (9.95%) HP
10 59 (7.53%) SolarWinds
11 53 (6.76%) Riverbed
12 51 (6.51%) Citrix
13 37 (4.72%) Avaya
14 29 (3.70%) Aruba
15 27 (3.44%) Blue Coat
16 24 (3.06%) Meraki
17 23 (2.93%) Huawei
18 20 (2.55%) SonicWALL
19 19 (2.42%) Red Hat
20 17 (2.17%) Arista
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £37,800 to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65-75k + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, overtime
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £27000.0000 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago