Period
to 1 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

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

Network Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 70 73
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 5 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.47% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 0.87% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 5
Median annual salary £55,000 £40,671 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.23% -4.30% +41.67%
10th Percentile £52,500 £39,121 £29,195
90th Percentile £57,500 £42,222 £49,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,671 £45,000
% change year-on-year +35.23% -9.62% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 436 573 821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 93.63% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 345 499 640
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,350
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Sheffield

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Sheffield

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 Sheffield region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) MPLS
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
1 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Network Planning
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) HNC
2 4 (36.36%) HND
2 4 (36.36%) Broadband
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Power Platform
4 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
4 2 (18.18%) Power BI
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) MPLS
1 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) Broadband
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (9.09%) 5G
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Power BI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (36.36%) Network Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) HNC
1 4 (36.36%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard