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2017 IT SALARY+SKILLS PAY SURVEY REPORT: Networking Engineering/Operations (US)

(total data update: January 1, 2017)


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A complete, up-to-the-minute view of what Networking professionals in 65 U.S. cities are earning in base salary, cash bonus, and Networking skills and certifications pay. 

  • Base salary and cash bonus (choose 20 Tier 1 or 45 Tier 2 U.S. cities or Canadian tier cities): 

    10/25/50/Average/75/90 percentiles; Cash Bonus; Total Cash Compensation 

    Excel file format

  • Current market value pay data for related skills and certifications

  • Detailed long-form job descriptions, continuously updated

  • Current edition: Data collected through January 1, 2017  (258,848 IT professionals)

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--Applications Development & Programming
--Big Data
--Business Sys Analysts/Business Technologists 
--Database
--Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence

--E-commerce    
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IT Architecture  
--Microsoft Windows
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Network Operations & Engineering     
--Project Management
--SAP
--IT Security
--Systems Administration & Engineering
--Web/I-net

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2016 IT SALARY+SKILLS PAY SURVEY REPORT: NETWORK ENGINEERING/OPERATIONS (U.S.)
(Data collected through January 1, 2017 ) 
Price: $1800, 109 pages 

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Salaries & bonuses for these jobs:

  • Director, Client and LAN Systems

  • Director Network Operations

  • Director  Network Engineering

  • Manager Network Operations    

  • Manager Network Engineering

  • Sr. Network Technician, Network Operations  

  • Network Technician, Network Operations  

  • Sr. Network Administrator

  • Network Administrator  

  • Senior Network Engineer-LAN/WAN Systems

  • Network Engineer-LAN/WAN Systems

  • Sr. Storage/SAN Administrator

  • Storage/SAN Administrator

  • Director, Enterprise Messaging

  • Sr. Enterprise Messaging Engineer

  • Enterprise Messaging Engineer

In these Tier 1 cities:  (For more cities, see second report)

  • Atlanta, GA

  • Boston, MA

  • Chicago, IL

  • Dallas, TX

  • Detroit, MI

  • Houston, TX

  • Los Angeles, CA

  • Lower Fairfield Cty, CT/ Westchester Cty, NY

  • Miami/So. Florida

  • Minneapolis, MN

  • New York, NY

  • Northern NJ

  • Philadelphia, PA

  • Phoenix, AZ

  • San Diego, CA

  • San Francisco, CA

  • San Jose, CA

  • St. Louis, MO

  • Seattle, WA

  • Washington, DC



Skills pay for these Network noncertified skills:

  • ATM

  • Cisco CUCM

  • Cisco ICM

  • Cisco Identity Services Engine

  • Cisco UCCE

  • Cisco IPPC

  • Cisco UCCX

  • Cloud architecture

  • Cloud security

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

  • EIGRP

  • Ethernet Switching

  • Fast Ethernet

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1 GigE/10 GigE)

  • HTTPS

  • IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)  

  • Infrastructure architecture

  • Information management

  • Intrusion prevention/ detection systems 

  • IPX/SPX

  • LAN

  • LTE

  • Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Microsoft Virtual Server

  • Mobile operating systems (iOS, Microsoft, Android, etc.)

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

  • NAS/Network Attached Storage

  • Network access control/Identity mgt sys.

  • Network security management

  • Novell Netware

  • PaaS

  • Puppet

  • Rackspace Cloud

  • RFID/wireless sensors

  • Routing (e.g. OSPF, RIP, IGRP) 

  • SAN/Storage Area Networking

  • Security skills (DW/BI, ERP, Web, project assigments)

  • SMTP

  • SNA

  • Social Media/ Networks

  • Storage administration 

  • TCP/IP

  • Tivoli

  • vCloud

  • Virtual security

  • Virtualization (various)

  • VMware Server/ESX, ESXi Server

  • VoIP/IP telephony

  • VPN/OpenVPN

  • WAN 4G/3G services

  • WAP  

  • Wikis

  • Wireless network management (LANs, GSM)

  • Wireless security

  • Wireless sensors/RFID

  • Wireline Networking/ Telecommunications

  • WML


Pay for these Network certifications
:

  • Avaya Certified Implementation Specialist 

  • Avaya Certified Professional Design Specialist

  • Avaya Certified Solutions Specialist

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (Cloud) 

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (Cloud) 

  • BICSI ITS Technician 

  • Brocade Certified Fabric Designer 

  • Brocade Certified Fabric Professional 

  • Brocade Certified Network Professional

  • Brocade Certified Network Engineer

  • Certified IP Telecom Network Specialist (CIPTS)

  • Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT)

  • Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist (CTNS)

  • Cisco ASA Specialist

  • Cisco Certified Architect

  • Cisco Certified Design Associate 

  • Cisco Certified Design Expert

  • Cisco Certified Design Professional 

  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician 

  • Cisco/Certified Internetwork Expert (all variants)

  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate - Data Center 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate - Security 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate - Voice

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate -Wireless 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate  

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional 

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Data Center

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Security 

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Voice

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional Wireless 

  • Cisco Certified Systems Instructor

  • Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist

  • Cisco Firewall Security Specialist

  • Cisco IP Communications Express Specialist 

  • Cisco IP Contact Center Express Specialist

  • Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist

  • Cisco IP Telephony Support Specialist 

  • Cisco IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) Specialist

  • Cisco Network Admission Control Specialist

  • Cisco Rich Media Communications Specialist

  • Cisco Unity Design Specialist 

  • Cisco Unity Support Specialist 

  • Cisco VPN Specialist

  • Citrix Certified Administrator

  • Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator 

  • Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)

  • Citrix Certified Integration Architect

  • Citrix Certified Professional Mobility (CCP-M)

  • Citrix Certified Professional-Virtualization (CCP-V)

  • Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Professional - Apps and Desktops (Virt)

  • CompTIA Linux (Linux+)

  • CompTIA/Network+ 

  • CompTIA Mobility+

  • CompTIA Storage+ 

  • Convergence Technologies Professional 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Analysis Professional 

  • CWNP/Certified Wireless Design Professional 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Expert 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Trainer 

  • CWNP/Certified Wireless Technology Specialist 

  • CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst

  • EC-Council Certified VoIP Professional 

  • EC-Council Network Security Administrator 

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Expert 

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Platform Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Backup Recovery 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Expert (EMCISA)

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Specialist 

  • EMC System Administrator - Specialist (EMCSyA)

  • EMC Technology Architect - Expert 

  • EMC Technology Architect - Specialist 

  • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor 

  • GIAC Assessing and Auditing Wireless Networks 

  • HP ASE Cloud Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Data Center and Cloud Architect V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • HP Master ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • HP ATP - Cloud Administrator V1

  • IBM Certified Specialist - Storage 

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 2) 

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 3) 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate(all)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Communications 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Master(all)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Server Infrastructure

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: SQL Server 2012

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Analyst (nCA)

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Expert (nCE)

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Master (nCM)

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Professional (nCP)

  • Novell/Certified Novell Engineer

  • Novell/Certified Novell Administrator

  • Novell Certified Instructor 

  • Novell Certified Linux Professional 

  • Novell Certified Linux Engineer 

  • Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator for Solaris 

  • Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service

  • Red Hat Certified Architect 

  • Red Hat Certified Architect: Cloud

  • Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist 

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer

  • RedHat Certified Technician

  • RedHat Certified Virtualization Administration

  • Security Certified Network Architect

  • Security Certified Network Professional

  • Security Certified Network Specialist 

  • SNIA Certified Storage Architect

  • SNIA Certified Storage Networking Expert

  • SNIA Certified Storage Professional

  • SNIA Certified Systems Engineer 

  • SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP)

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional Cloud Infrastructure Design

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)

  • VMware Certified Associate - Cloud

  • VMware Certified Associate - Workforce Mobility

  • VMware Certified Design Expert - Cloud

  • VMware Certified Design Expert 

  • VMware Certified Professional 4/5/6

  • VMware Certified Professional-Cloud (VCP6-Cloud)

 
2016 IT SALARY+SKILLS PAY SURVEY REPORT: NETWORK ENGINEERING/OPERATIONS (U.S.) 
(Data collected through January 1, 2017  )  
Price: $2,000, 109 pages 

Total IT Compensation : Networking : IT Compensation      Sample Data Report     Sample Job Descriptions           BUY NOW


Salaries & bonuses for these jobs:

  • Director, Client and LAN Systems

  • Director Network Operations

  • Director  Network Engineering

  • Manager Network Operations    

  • Manager Network Engineering

  • Sr. Network Technician, Network Operations  

  • Network Technician, Network Operations  

  • Sr. Network Administrator

  • Network Administrator  

  • Senior Network Engineer-LAN/WAN Systems

  • Network Engineer-LAN/WAN Systems

  • Sr. Storage/SAN Administrator

  • Storage/SAN Administrator

  • Director, Enterprise Messaging

  • Sr. Enterprise Messaging Engineer

  • Enterprise Messaging Engineer

In these Tier 2 cities:

  • Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM

  • Austin, TX

  • Baltimore, MD

  • Birmingham, AL 

  • Buffalo, NY

  • Charlotte, NC

  • Cincinnati, OH      

  • Cleveland/Akron, OH

  • Columbus, OH

  • Colorado Springs, CO

  • Dayton, OH

  • Denver, CO

  • Des Moines, IA

  • Grand Rapids, MI

  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem NC

  • Greenville/Spartanburg/Anderson, SC

  • Hartford, CT

  • Indianapolis/Ft. Wayne, IN

  • Kansas City, MO

  • Las Vegas, NV

  • Long Island, NY

  • Louisville, KY

  • Madison, WI

  • Memphis, TN  

  • Milwaukee, WI

  • Nashville, TN

  • New Orleans, LA

  • Norfolk/Virginia Beach/ Newport News, VA

  • Oakland/Walnut Creek/ Concord, CA

  • Oklahoma City, OK

  • Omaha, NE

  • Orlando, FL

  • Peoria, IL

  • Pittsburgh, PA

  • Portland, OR

  • Princeton/Central NJ

  • Providence, RI

  • Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • Sacramento, CA

  • Salt Lake City, UT

  • San Antonio, TX

  • Tampa, FL

  • Tulsa, OK

  • Upper Fairfield Cty/New Haven, CT



Skills pay for these Network noncertified skills:

  • ATM

  • Cisco CUCM

  • Cisco ICM

  • Cisco Identity Services Engine

  • Cisco UCCE

  • Cisco IPPC

  • Cisco UCCX

  • Cloud architecture

  • Cloud security

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

  • EIGRP

  • Ethernet Switching

  • Fast Ethernet

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1 GigE/10 GigE)

  • HTTPS

  • IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)  

  • Infrastructure architecture

  • Information management

  • Intrusion prevention/ detection systems 

  • IPX/SPX

  • LAN

  • LTE

  • Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Microsoft Virtual Server

  • Mobile operating systems (iOS, Microsoft, Android, etc.)

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

  • NAS/Network Attached Storage

  • Network access control/Identity mgt sys.

  • Network security management

  • Novell Netware

  • PaaS

  • Puppet

  • Rackspace Cloud

  • RFID/wireless sensors

  • Routing (e.g. OSPF, RIP, IGRP) 

  • SAN/Storage Area Networking

  • Security skills (DW/BI, ERP, Web, project assigments)

  • SMTP

  • SNA

  • Social Media/ Networks

  • Storage administration 

  • TCP/IP

  • Tivoli

  • vCloud

  • Virtual security

  • Virtualization (various)

  • VMware Server/ESX, ESXi Server

  • VoIP/IP telephony

  • VPN/OpenVPN

  • WAN 4G/3G services

  • WAP  

  • Wikis

  • Wireless network management (LANs, GSM)

  • Wireless security

  • Wireless sensors/RFID

  • Wireline Networking/ Telecommunications

  • WML

 


Pay for these Network certifications:

  • Avaya Certified Implementation Specialist 

  • Avaya Certified Professional Design Specialist

  • Avaya Certified Solutions Specialist

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (Cloud) 

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (Cloud) 

  • BICSI ITS Technician 

  • Brocade Certified Fabric Designer 

  • Brocade Certified Fabric Professional 

  • Brocade Certified Network Professional

  • Brocade Certified Network Engineer

  • Certified IP Telecom Network Specialist (CIPTS)

  • Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT)

  • Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist (CTNS)

  • Cisco ASA Specialist

  • Cisco Certified Architect

  • Cisco Certified Design Associate 

  • Cisco Certified Design Expert

  • Cisco Certified Design Professional 

  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician 

  • Cisco/Certified Internetwork Expert (all variants)

  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate - Data Center 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate - Security 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate - Voice

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate -Wireless 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate  

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional 

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Data Center

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Security 

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Voice

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional Wireless 

  • Cisco Certified Systems Instructor

  • Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist

  • Cisco Firewall Security Specialist

  • Cisco IP Communications Express Specialist 

  • Cisco IP Contact Center Express Specialist

  • Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist

  • Cisco IP Telephony Support Specialist 

  • Cisco IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) Specialist

  • Cisco Network Admission Control Specialist

  • Cisco Rich Media Communications Specialist

  • Cisco Unity Design Specialist 

  • Cisco Unity Support Specialist 

  • Cisco VPN Specialist

  • Citrix Certified Administrator

  • Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator 

  • Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)

  • Citrix Certified Integration Architect

  • Citrix Certified Professional Mobility (CCP-M)

  • Citrix Certified Professional-Virtualization (CCP-V)

  • Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Professional - Apps and Desktops (Virt)

  • CompTIA Linux (Linux+)

  • CompTIA/Network+ 

  • CompTIA Mobility+

  • CompTIA Storage+ 

  • Convergence Technologies Professional 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Analysis Professional 

  • CWNP/Certified Wireless Design Professional 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Expert 

  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Trainer 

  • CWNP/Certified Wireless Technology Specialist 

  • CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst

  • EC-Council Certified VoIP Professional 

  • EC-Council Network Security Administrator 

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Expert 

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Platform Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Backup Recovery 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Expert (EMCISA)

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Specialist 

  • EMC System Administrator - Specialist (EMCSyA)

  • EMC Technology Architect - Expert 

  • EMC Technology Architect - Specialist 

  • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor 

  • GIAC Assessing and Auditing Wireless Networks 

  • HP ASE Cloud Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Data Center and Cloud Architect V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • HP Master ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • HP ATP - Cloud Administrator V1

  • IBM Certified Specialist - Storage 

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 2) 

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 3) 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate(all)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Communications 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Master(all)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Server Infrastructure

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: SQL Server 2012

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Analyst (nCA)

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Expert (nCE)

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Master (nCM)

  • NetScout/nGenius Certified Professional (nCP)

  • Novell/Certified Novell Engineer

  • Novell/Certified Novell Administrator

  • Novell Certified Instructor 

  • Novell Certified Linux Professional 

  • Novell Certified Linux Engineer 

  • Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator for Solaris 

  • Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service

  • Red Hat Certified Architect 

  • Red Hat Certified Architect: Cloud

  • Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist 

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer

  • RedHat Certified Technician

  • RedHat Certified Virtualization Administration

  • Security Certified Network Architect

  • Security Certified Network Professional

  • Security Certified Network Specialist 

  • SNIA Certified Storage Architect

  • SNIA Certified Storage Networking Expert

  • SNIA Certified Storage Professional

  • SNIA Certified Systems Engineer 

  • SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP)

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional Cloud Infrastructure Design

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)

  • VMware Certified Associate - Cloud

  • VMware Certified Associate - Workforce Mobility

  • VMware Certified Design Expert - Cloud

  • VMware Certified Design Expert 

  • VMware Certified Professional 4/5/6

  • VMware Certified Professional-Cloud (VCP6-Cloud)

 

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