Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 675 566 572
Rank change year-on-year -109 +6 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 563 776 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 482 664 865
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £76,125 £71,688 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

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 166,024 165,879 194,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,024 136,627 163,207
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Top 14 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 20 June 2018. 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 -116 524 £57,500 +4.55% 56
UK excluding London -92 359 £52,500 - 45
London -92 189 £60,000 - 16
South East -110 110 £57,500 +4.55% 13
North of England +12 78 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Midlands -38 55 £55,000 +15.79% 7
East of England -12 47 £65,000 +30.00% 3
West Midlands +6 46 £57,500 +16.75% 2
South West +27 45 £46,250 - 6
North West -3 42 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Yorkshire +9 36 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Wales +11 13 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Scotland -30 11 £52,500 -2.33%
East Midlands -9 9 £43,750 -5.41% 5

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Senior Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 503 (89.34%) Cisco
2 422 (74.96%) Firewall
3 367 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
4 334 (59.33%) CCNP
5 258 (45.83%) WAN
6 238 (42.27%) VPN
7 227 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
8 224 (39.79%) LAN
9 222 (39.43%) BGP
10 209 (37.12%) OSPF
11 182 (32.33%) MPLS
12 179 (31.79%) CheckPoint
13 173 (30.73%) Data Centre
14 153 (27.18%) Network Security
14 153 (27.18%) Juniper
15 145 (25.75%) Palo Alto
16 144 (25.58%) F5
17 137 (24.33%) Wireless
18 136 (24.16%) Cisco Nexus
19 121 (21.49%) Cisco IOS
20 120 (21.31%) CCIE
21 113 (20.07%) IPsec
22 112 (19.89%) DNS
23 106 (18.83%) TCP/IP
24 104 (18.47%) CCNA
24 104 (18.47%) Network Design
25 95 (16.87%) ITIL
26 94 (16.70%) DHCP
26 94 (16.70%) SolarWinds
27 93 (16.52%) VMware

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 6 (1.07%) Skype for Business
2 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.53%) IIS
3 3 (0.53%) nginx
4 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 21 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.18%) assyst
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.31%) Akamai
4 8 (1.42%) SaaS
5 7 (1.24%) Office 365
6 4 (0.71%) IaaS
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.53%) PaaS
8 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 422 (74.96%) Firewall
2 258 (45.83%) WAN
3 238 (42.27%) VPN
4 227 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
5 224 (39.79%) LAN
6 222 (39.43%) BGP
7 209 (37.12%) OSPF
8 182 (32.33%) MPLS
9 153 (27.18%) Network Security
10 137 (24.33%) Wireless
11 136 (24.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 121 (21.49%) Cisco IOS
13 113 (20.07%) IPsec
14 112 (19.89%) DNS
15 106 (18.83%) TCP/IP
16 94 (16.70%) DHCP
17 78 (13.85%) EIGRP
18 68 (12.08%) Cisco ISE
18 68 (12.08%) VoIP
19 57 (10.12%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 51 (9.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 77 (13.68%) Finance
2 26 (4.62%) Retail
3 25 (4.44%) Banking
4 16 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.42%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.42%) Law
6 6 (1.07%) Marketing
7 4 (0.71%) Advertising
7 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.71%) Legal
8 3 (0.53%) Games
8 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.36%) French Language
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.36%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 20 (3.55%) HTML
3 12 (2.13%) XML
4 7 (1.24%) CSS
4 7 (1.24%) JSON
5 6 (1.07%) LDAP
5 6 (1.07%) Web Services
6 2 (0.36%) POSIX
7 1 (0.18%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.18%) WAP
7 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 173 (30.73%) Data Centre
2 61 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 40 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.73%) PKI
6 16 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (2.66%) Cyberattack
8 8 (1.42%) Equities
9 7 (1.24%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.24%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.89%) CESG
11 5 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.89%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.89%) Fintech
11 5 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.89%) Replication
12 4 (0.71%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.19%) Linux
2 56 (9.95%) Windows
3 22 (3.91%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.24%) FreeBSD
5 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.53%) SUSE
7 3 (0.53%) Unix
8 2 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) CatOS
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (18.47%) Network Design
2 95 (16.87%) ITIL
3 74 (13.14%) Network Monitoring
4 71 (12.61%) Load Balancing
5 56 (9.95%) Network Management
6 55 (9.77%) Change Management
7 52 (9.24%) High Availability
8 43 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 43 (7.64%) Kalman Filter
8 43 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (7.28%) Mentoring
10 38 (6.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (5.33%) Network Architecture
12 28 (4.97%) E-Commerce
13 27 (4.80%) SIEM
14 26 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (4.26%) Service Management
16 23 (4.09%) Proactive Monitoring
16 23 (4.09%) Service Delivery
17 22 (3.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.35%) Python
2 16 (2.84%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.24%) Perl
4 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.71%) C
6 3 (0.53%) SQL
7 1 (0.18%) C#
7 1 (0.18%) C++
7 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 367 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
2 334 (59.33%) CCNP
3 120 (21.31%) CCIE
4 104 (18.47%) CCNA
5 67 (11.90%) Degree
6 41 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (7.10%) Security Cleared
8 37 (6.57%) SC Cleared
9 26 (4.62%) JNCIP
10 23 (4.09%) JNCIS
11 22 (3.91%) CCSP
12 21 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (3.20%) DV Cleared
13 18 (3.20%) JNCIE
14 15 (2.66%) CCDA
14 15 (2.66%) CCDP
14 15 (2.66%) CISSP
15 13 (2.31%) CCSA
15 13 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (1.95%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.33%) SLA
2 8 (1.42%) GDPR
2 8 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.89%) GPG13
5 2 (0.36%) QA
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) GCP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.91%) Firmware
4 10 (1.78%) VMware NSX
5 8 (1.42%) vSphere
6 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.53%) NFS
8 3 (0.53%) pfSense
9 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 42 (7.46%) Cisco Prime
2 39 (6.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 25 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 23 (4.09%) FortiGate
5 21 (3.73%) Cisco UCCX
6 17 (3.02%) Nagios
7 16 (2.84%) Cisco LMS
7 16 (2.84%) Opsview
8 12 (2.13%) Nessus
8 12 (2.13%) TrustSec
9 11 (1.95%) Ansible
10 6 (1.07%) Cisco CME
11 5 (0.89%) Puppet
12 3 (0.53%) OPNET
12 3 (0.53%) SCOM
13 2 (0.36%) HP NNM
13 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.36%) RSA enVision
14 1 (0.18%) QRadar
14 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 503 (89.34%) Cisco
2 179 (31.79%) CheckPoint
3 153 (27.18%) Juniper
4 145 (25.75%) Palo Alto
5 144 (25.58%) F5
6 94 (16.70%) SolarWinds
7 93 (16.52%) VMware
8 91 (16.16%) Fortinet
9 81 (14.39%) Microsoft
10 52 (9.24%) Citrix
11 39 (6.93%) HP
12 27 (4.80%) Meraki
13 24 (4.26%) Arista
14 22 (3.91%) Blue Coat
15 20 (3.55%) Barracuda Networks
15 20 (3.55%) Riverbed
16 16 (2.84%) Dell
17 15 (2.66%) Brocade
17 15 (2.66%) Clearswift
18 13 (2.31%) Aruba