Period
to 22 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 126 152
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 69 93 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.16% 1.88% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.93% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 64 77 56
Leeds median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +16.13% -13.89%
10th Percentile £31,550 £31,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £53,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,948 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.37% +6.67% -16.67%

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 3,110 4,818 5,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.43% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,668 4,102 4,527
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,490 £28,525 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 63 (91.30%) Cisco
2 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (57.97%) F5
4 38 (55.07%) CCNP
5 35 (50.72%) Firewall
6 30 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 29 (42.03%) CheckPoint
8 27 (39.13%) Wireshark
9 26 (37.68%) Load Balancing
9 26 (37.68%) BGP
9 26 (37.68%) WAN
10 25 (36.23%) Juniper
11 24 (34.78%) CCNA
12 22 (31.88%) ITIL
12 22 (31.88%) Change Management
13 21 (30.43%) MPLS
14 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
15 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (27.54%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (27.54%) OSPF
15 19 (27.54%) HP
15 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
15 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
15 19 (27.54%) Aruba
15 19 (27.54%) Ubiquiti
16 18 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
16 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (24.64%) Capacity Management
17 17 (24.64%) LAN
17 17 (24.64%) CCSE

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 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 30 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (39.13%) Wireshark
4 26 (37.68%) BGP
4 26 (37.68%) WAN
5 21 (30.43%) MPLS
6 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (27.54%) OSPF
6 19 (27.54%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (24.64%) LAN
8 16 (23.19%) VoIP
9 14 (20.29%) VLAN
9 14 (20.29%) WLAN
10 13 (18.84%) EIGRP
11 11 (15.94%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (15.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (15.94%) Wireless
12 10 (14.49%) Network Security
12 10 (14.49%) VPN
13 7 (10.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
General
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) ServiceStack
2 1 (1.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
2 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) NHS
4 3 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Load Balancing
2 22 (31.88%) Change Management
2 22 (31.88%) ITIL
3 18 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
4 17 (24.64%) Capacity Management
5 14 (20.29%) ITSM
6 12 (17.39%) Network Management
7 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.59%) High Availability
10 6 (8.70%) Network Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.70%) Time Management
11 5 (7.25%) CRM
12 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
12 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
1 5 (7.25%) Python
1 5 (7.25%) Tcl
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (55.07%) CCNP
3 24 (34.78%) CCNA
4 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
5 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
6 17 (24.64%) CCSE
7 15 (21.74%) CCIE
8 14 (20.29%) JNCIP
9 8 (11.59%) JNCIA
10 4 (5.80%) Degree
11 2 (2.90%) CCSA
11 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.45%) MCSA
12 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PMO
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) ArcSight ESM
1 5 (7.25%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (7.25%) Nagios
1 5 (7.25%) Netcool
1 5 (7.25%) Packer
1 5 (7.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (7.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (91.30%) Cisco
2 40 (57.97%) F5
3 29 (42.03%) CheckPoint
4 25 (36.23%) Juniper
5 19 (27.54%) Aruba
5 19 (27.54%) HP
5 19 (27.54%) Ubiquiti
6 16 (23.19%) Meraki
7 14 (20.29%) Extreme Networks
8 13 (18.84%) SolarWinds
9 12 (17.39%) Fortinet
9 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.39%) VMware
10 8 (11.59%) ArcSight
11 6 (8.70%) CyberArk
11 6 (8.70%) Symantec
12 5 (7.25%) Blue Coat
12 5 (7.25%) ScanSafe
12 5 (7.25%) Tufin
12 5 (7.25%) Zscaler