The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 491 512 533
Rank change year-on-year +21 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 392 502 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 334 448 418
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +22 382 £52,500 - 20
London +31 142 £57,500 - 5
South East +49 124 £52,500 - 7
Surrey +59 43 £60,000 +4.34% 2
West Midlands +21 40 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Berkshire -1 24 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Birmingham +33 22 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +6 20 £55,000 - 2
East of England +30 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
City of London +17 17 £65,000 +8.33% 4
North West -7 17 £47,500 +7.95% 1
Oxfordshire +16 16 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire +12 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex - 16 £62,500 -
Brighton - 16 £62,500 -
Redhill +17 14 £63,000 +34.04%
East Midlands +9 14 £45,000 +26.08% 3
Dorking +4 12 - -
Reading +1 12 £56,250 +2.27% 1
West Yorkshire -10 11 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Manchester -14 11 £40,000 - 1
Worcester -4 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Worcestershire -8 10 £47,500 +15.15%
North Yorkshire +14 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Hertfordshire +15 8 £50,000 +2.04%
Leicestershire +3 8 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Leeds -1 8 £52,250 -0.47% 1
Leicester -8 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wokingham - 8 £36,750 - 2
Herefordshire - 8 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 733 (88.00%) Cisco
2 610 (73.23%) Cisco Certification
3 575 (69.03%) Firewall
4 517 (62.06%) CCNP
5 390 (46.82%) WAN
6 335 (40.22%) LAN
7 288 (34.57%) OSPF
8 286 (34.33%) BGP
9 281 (33.73%) Juniper
10 256 (30.73%) MPLS
11 230 (27.61%) Data Centre
12 229 (27.49%) VPN
13 223 (26.77%) Cisco ASA
14 217 (26.05%) CheckPoint
15 210 (25.21%) CCIE
16 187 (22.45%) Palo Alto
17 179 (21.49%) Wireless
18 177 (21.25%) F5
19 169 (20.29%) Network Security
20 159 (19.09%) Cisco Nexus
20 159 (19.09%) DNS
20 159 (19.09%) CCNA
21 138 (16.57%) ITIL
22 135 (16.21%) VoIP
23 128 (15.37%) Network Design
24 126 (15.13%) Degree
25 119 (14.29%) Windows
26 104 (12.48%) Network Management
27 103 (12.36%) Finance
28 97 (11.64%) Microsoft

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 23 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.68%) IIS
3 11 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.08%) Apache
4 9 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.28%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.44%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.84%) Office 365
4 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 575 (69.03%) Firewall
2 390 (46.82%) WAN
3 335 (40.22%) LAN
4 288 (34.57%) OSPF
5 286 (34.33%) BGP
6 256 (30.73%) MPLS
7 229 (27.49%) VPN
8 223 (26.77%) Cisco ASA
9 179 (21.49%) Wireless
10 169 (20.29%) Network Security
11 159 (19.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 159 (19.09%) DNS
12 135 (16.21%) VoIP
13 91 (10.92%) TCP/IP
14 86 (10.32%) VLAN
15 85 (10.20%) DHCP
16 83 (9.96%) Cisco IOS
17 76 (9.12%) EIGRP
18 71 (8.52%) Ethernet
19 65 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.36%) MySQL
2 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 103 (12.36%) Finance
2 90 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.96%) Financial Institution
4 16 (1.92%) Banking
5 15 (1.80%) Retail
6 9 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.96%) Marketing
8 6 (0.72%) Military
9 5 (0.60%) Games
9 5 (0.60%) Legal
9 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.88%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.60%) REST
3 2 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.24%) XMPP
4 1 (0.12%) COM
4 1 (0.12%) HTML
4 1 (0.12%) HTML5
4 1 (0.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 230 (27.61%) Data Centre
2 72 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.52%) Hedge funds
5 20 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 17 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 15 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.44%) RSA SecurID
9 11 (1.32%) BYOD
9 11 (1.32%) PKI
10 9 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (0.96%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.60%) CMDB
13 5 (0.60%) EMC VNX
14 4 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 3 (0.36%) FMCG
15 3 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (14.29%) Windows
2 74 (8.88%) Linux
3 63 (7.56%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.12%) Unix
5 21 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.44%) CentOS
7 12 (1.44%) Solaris
8 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.36%) Debian
10 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.24%) VMS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (16.57%) ITIL
2 128 (15.37%) Network Design
3 104 (12.48%) Network Management
4 85 (10.20%) Load Balancing
5 76 (9.12%) Mentoring
5 76 (9.12%) Presales
6 55 (6.60%) Project Management
7 52 (6.24%) Change Control
8 50 (6.00%) Change Management
9 49 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
10 47 (5.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 43 (5.16%) High Availability
12 41 (4.92%) Network Architecture
13 40 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (4.68%) Capacity Management
14 39 (4.68%) Service Delivery
15 30 (3.60%) Service Management
16 29 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
17 28 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
18 27 (3.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.16%) SQL
2 17 (2.04%) Python
3 10 (1.20%) Perl
4 7 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.48%) C
6 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.12%) PHP
7 1 (0.12%) Ruby
7 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 610 (73.23%) Cisco Certification
2 517 (62.06%) CCNP
3 210 (25.21%) CCIE
4 159 (19.09%) CCNA
5 126 (15.13%) Degree
6 40 (4.80%) JNCIP
7 30 (3.60%) CCSP
8 28 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (3.00%) CCDP
9 25 (3.00%) Security Cleared
10 22 (2.64%) CCIP
11 19 (2.28%) CCDA
12 18 (2.16%) JNCIS
13 13 (1.56%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.44%) BC Cleared
14 12 (1.44%) MCSE
14 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (1.32%) CCSA
16 10 (1.20%) JNCIE
17 9 (1.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.64%) SLA
2 9 (1.08%) ISO27002
2 9 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.80%) ProxySG
5 11 (1.32%) Firmware
6 10 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.72%) vSphere
8 3 (0.36%) XenApp
9 2 (0.24%) NFS
9 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 41 (4.92%) FortiGate
2 33 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (2.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 18 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (1.56%) Nagios
6 12 (1.44%) Cacti
7 9 (1.08%) Cisco CME
8 8 (0.96%) OpenView
9 5 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.48%) SCCM
11 3 (0.36%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.36%) SmoothWall
12 2 (0.24%) Iperf
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.24%) TrustSec
12 2 (0.24%) vRealize
13 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 733 (88.00%) Cisco
2 281 (33.73%) Juniper
3 217 (26.05%) CheckPoint
4 187 (22.45%) Palo Alto
5 177 (21.25%) F5
6 97 (11.64%) Microsoft
7 95 (11.40%) HP
8 87 (10.44%) VMware
9 84 (10.08%) Fortinet
10 65 (7.80%) Riverbed
11 54 (6.48%) SolarWinds
12 50 (6.00%) Citrix
13 30 (3.60%) Arista
14 28 (3.36%) Avaya
15 24 (2.88%) Extreme Networks
16 23 (2.76%) Blue Coat
17 21 (2.52%) Meraki
18 20 (2.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 19 (2.28%) Sun
20 18 (2.16%) Huawei
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + health + life cover +
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £35,644 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago