Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 172 119
Rank change year-on-year +11 -53 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 42 65 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 1.32% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.36% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 147
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.33% -11.98% +6.67%

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 4,005 4,777 5,343
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.98% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,354 4,020 4,482
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) Firewall
3 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (52.38%) CCNP
5 18 (42.86%) WAN
6 16 (38.10%) Network Security
7 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (35.71%) CCNA
7 15 (35.71%) F5
8 13 (30.95%) VPN
8 13 (30.95%) LAN
8 13 (30.95%) MPLS
8 13 (30.95%) BGP
8 13 (30.95%) VLAN
9 12 (28.57%) Wireless
10 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.81%) DNS
11 10 (23.81%) DHCP
12 9 (21.43%) VMware
12 9 (21.43%) EIGRP
12 9 (21.43%) Juniper
12 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
12 9 (21.43%) Windows
13 8 (19.05%) Linux
13 8 (19.05%) VoIP
13 8 (19.05%) WLAN
13 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
13 8 (19.05%) Marketing
13 8 (19.05%) Data Centre

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) WAN
3 16 (38.10%) Network Security
4 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (30.95%) BGP
5 13 (30.95%) LAN
5 13 (30.95%) MPLS
5 13 (30.95%) VLAN
5 13 (30.95%) VPN
6 12 (28.57%) Wireless
7 10 (23.81%) DHCP
7 10 (23.81%) DNS
8 9 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 8 (19.05%) VoIP
9 8 (19.05%) WLAN
10 7 (16.67%) OSPF
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (19.05%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) NHS
5 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
3 5 (11.90%) Network Design
4 4 (9.52%) High Availability
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.52%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) Email Filtering
5 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Security Management
5 3 (7.14%) SIEM
5 3 (7.14%) Web Filtering
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (52.38%) CCNP
3 15 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) JNCIA
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) CCIP
6 2 (4.76%) CCSP
6 2 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PMO
2 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Nagios
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.14%) Packer
2 3 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) F5
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Juniper
4 9 (21.43%) VMware
5 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
6 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.52%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.14%) Aruba
8 3 (7.14%) Brocade
8 3 (7.14%) Intel
8 3 (7.14%) McAfee
8 3 (7.14%) ScanSafe
8 3 (7.14%) Ubiquiti
8 3 (7.14%) Zscaler
9 2 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (4.76%) Gemalto
9 2 (4.76%) Verint