Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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

Network Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 132 165
Rank change year-on-year -28 +33 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 71 136 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.38% 2.00% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.05% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68 123 91
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,400 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,993 6,640 7,332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 97.52% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,160 5,635 6,300
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -19 44 £47,224 +12.44% 15
Bradford +7 12 £40,000 +6.67%
Wakefield -8 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Halifax +2 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Batley -5 1 £55,000 +21.55% 5
Huddersfield - 1 £35,000 -
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (91.55%) Cisco
2 45 (63.38%) Firewall
3 35 (49.30%) F5
4 34 (47.89%) WAN
5 33 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (39.44%) LAN
7 25 (35.21%) CCNA
7 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
8 23 (32.39%) VPN
9 22 (30.99%) CCNP
9 22 (30.99%) OSPF
9 22 (30.99%) BGP
10 21 (29.58%) Windows
10 21 (29.58%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (28.17%) Network Security
11 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
11 20 (28.17%) Load Balancing
12 19 (26.76%) Fortinet
12 19 (26.76%) MPLS
12 19 (26.76%) Juniper
13 18 (25.35%) Wireshark
14 17 (23.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (22.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
15 16 (22.54%) VLAN
15 16 (22.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
16 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
16 15 (21.13%) Linux
17 14 (19.72%) EIGRP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (63.38%) Firewall
2 34 (47.89%) WAN
3 28 (39.44%) LAN
4 23 (32.39%) VPN
5 22 (30.99%) BGP
5 22 (30.99%) OSPF
6 21 (29.58%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (28.17%) Network Security
8 19 (26.76%) MPLS
9 18 (25.35%) Wireshark
10 17 (23.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (22.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (22.54%) VLAN
12 14 (19.72%) EIGRP
13 13 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (18.31%) Wireless
14 11 (15.49%) VoIP
14 11 (15.49%) WLAN
15 10 (14.08%) DHCP
15 10 (14.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (11.27%) Marketing
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Finance
4 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) ServiceStack
2 1 (1.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
3 15 (21.13%) Linux
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Load Balancing
2 16 (22.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.90%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (15.49%) Change Management
5 8 (11.27%) Capacity Management
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL
5 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.04%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (7.04%) ITSM
7 5 (7.04%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (5.63%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (5.63%) High Availability
8 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.23%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (4.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
1 5 (7.04%) Python
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
1 5 (7.04%) Tcl
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (35.21%) CCNA
3 22 (30.99%) CCNP
4 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.27%) JNCIP
6 6 (8.45%) CCSE
6 6 (8.45%) JNCIA
7 5 (7.04%) CCIE
8 4 (5.63%) Degree
9 3 (4.23%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.82%) CCSA
10 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.41%) MCSA
11 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PMO
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.04%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (7.04%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (7.04%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.04%) Nagios
2 5 (7.04%) Netcool
2 5 (7.04%) Packer
2 5 (7.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (91.55%) Cisco
2 35 (49.30%) F5
3 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
4 19 (26.76%) Fortinet
4 19 (26.76%) Juniper
5 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
6 13 (18.31%) Meraki
6 13 (18.31%) SolarWinds
7 12 (16.90%) VMware
8 10 (14.08%) Aruba
9 9 (12.68%) HP
10 8 (11.27%) ArcSight
11 7 (9.86%) Forcepoint
11 7 (9.86%) Palo Alto
12 6 (8.45%) CyberArk
12 6 (8.45%) Symantec
13 5 (7.04%) Blue Coat
13 5 (7.04%) Extreme Networks
13 5 (7.04%) Tufin
13 5 (7.04%) Zscaler