Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 123 126
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 70 112 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.42% 2.09% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.13% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 64 100 133
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £46,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,225 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £52,175 £55,000 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +6.25%

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 4794 5258 6801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.08% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4054 4534 5469
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,825 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the Leeds region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (82.86%) Cisco
2 50 (71.43%) Firewall
3 44 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (55.71%) WAN
5 37 (52.86%) CCNP
6 30 (42.86%) CCNA
6 30 (42.86%) BGP
7 26 (37.14%) VoIP
8 25 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (35.71%) F5
9 23 (32.86%) Network Security
9 23 (32.86%) VLAN
10 22 (31.43%) MPLS
11 21 (30.00%) OSPF
11 21 (30.00%) VMware
12 20 (28.57%) LAN
13 19 (27.14%) Linux
13 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
14 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
15 14 (20.00%) High Availability
15 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (20.00%) Juniper
16 13 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (18.57%) Spanning Tree
16 13 (18.57%) Linux Command Line
17 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
18 10 (14.29%) CCIP
18 10 (14.29%) CCDA
18 10 (14.29%) CCSP
18 10 (14.29%) Presales

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 5 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (71.43%) Firewall
2 39 (55.71%) WAN
3 30 (42.86%) BGP
4 26 (37.14%) VoIP
5 25 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (32.86%) Network Security
6 23 (32.86%) VLAN
7 22 (31.43%) MPLS
8 21 (30.00%) OSPF
9 20 (28.57%) LAN
10 13 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (18.57%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (11.43%) DNS
12 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
13 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (8.57%) DHCP
14 6 (8.57%) HSRP
14 6 (8.57%) VPN
15 5 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
General
1 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (18.57%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) High Availability
2 10 (14.29%) Presales
3 9 (12.86%) ITIL
3 9 (12.86%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.57%) Network Optimisation
6 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.71%) ITSM
7 4 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.71%) Network Design
7 4 (5.71%) Network Management
7 4 (5.71%) Service Design
7 4 (5.71%) Service Management
7 4 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Task Automation
8 3 (4.29%) Change Management
8 3 (4.29%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (52.86%) CCNP
3 30 (42.86%) CCNA
4 10 (14.29%) CCDA
4 10 (14.29%) CCIP
4 10 (14.29%) CCSP
5 6 (8.57%) CCIE
5 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.14%) CCSA
6 5 (7.14%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.71%) CCSE
7 4 (5.71%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.29%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.29%) MCSE
8 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.86%) CCDP
9 2 (2.86%) EMCIE
9 2 (2.86%) EMCTA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Firmware
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 58 (82.86%) Cisco
2 25 (35.71%) F5
3 21 (30.00%) VMware
4 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.00%) Juniper
6 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
7 9 (12.86%) Avaya
7 9 (12.86%) Palo Alto
8 7 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.57%) Meraki
10 5 (7.14%) Aruba
10 5 (7.14%) HP
11 4 (5.71%) Brocade
11 4 (5.71%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (5.71%) Ubiquiti
12 3 (4.29%) ArcSight
12 3 (4.29%) Civica
12 3 (4.29%) LogRhythm
12 3 (4.29%) Splunk
12 3 (4.29%) WatchGuard