Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

Network Engineer
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 148 130
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 46 69 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.19% 1.41% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.45% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 106
Leeds median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £47,501
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -10.53% +11.77%
10th Percentile £33,500 £27,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,200 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +12.00% -17.13% +6.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,726 4,759 5,335
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.12% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,113 4,017 4,599
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Leeds

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Leeds

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Leeds

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 across the Leeds region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 28 (60.87%) Firewall
3 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (50.00%) CCNP
4 23 (50.00%) F5
5 21 (45.65%) BGP
6 18 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (36.96%) WAN
8 16 (34.78%) VPN
8 16 (34.78%) CCNA
8 16 (34.78%) OSPF
8 16 (34.78%) VLAN
8 16 (34.78%) Wireshark
9 15 (32.61%) SolarWinds
10 14 (30.43%) MPLS
11 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
11 13 (28.26%) WLAN
11 13 (28.26%) Linux
11 13 (28.26%) LAN
11 13 (28.26%) Network Security
12 12 (26.09%) Fortinet
12 12 (26.09%) Juniper
12 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
12 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (23.91%) Windows
13 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
14 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
14 10 (21.74%) DHCP
14 10 (21.74%) DNS

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) BGP
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (36.96%) WAN
5 16 (34.78%) OSPF
5 16 (34.78%) VLAN
5 16 (34.78%) VPN
5 16 (34.78%) Wireshark
6 14 (30.43%) MPLS
7 13 (28.26%) LAN
7 13 (28.26%) Network Security
7 13 (28.26%) WLAN
8 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
8 12 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (21.74%) DHCP
9 10 (21.74%) DNS
10 9 (19.57%) VoIP
11 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (17.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (17.39%) Marketing
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 9 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (17.39%) Capacity Management
3 8 (17.39%) Change Management
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.87%) SIEM
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) ITSM
6 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.52%) Email Filtering
7 3 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.52%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.52%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.70%) Python
1 4 (8.70%) Tcl
2 1 (2.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (50.00%) CCNP
3 16 (34.78%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) CCIE
4 6 (13.04%) CCSE
5 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 4 (8.70%) JNCIP
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.35%) CCSA
8 2 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) MCSA
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.70%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Nagios
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (10.87%) Packer
2 5 (10.87%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (8.70%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (8.70%) FortiGate
3 4 (8.70%) Netcool
3 4 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 23 (50.00%) F5
3 15 (32.61%) SolarWinds
4 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
5 12 (26.09%) Fortinet
5 12 (26.09%) Juniper
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.22%) ArcSight
7 7 (15.22%) VMware
8 6 (13.04%) Symantec
9 5 (10.87%) CyberArk
9 5 (10.87%) ScanSafe
9 5 (10.87%) Zscaler
10 4 (8.70%) Aruba
10 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
10 4 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (8.70%) HP
10 4 (8.70%) Meraki
10 4 (8.70%) Tufin
10 4 (8.70%) Ubiquiti