Period
to 1 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £44,870 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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

Network Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 145 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 -116 +173
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 90 42 688
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.52% 1.17% 9.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.21% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89 39 386
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,870 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.29% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £55,000 £58,125 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 5,552 3,463 7,379
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.66% 96.41% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,470 3,001 5,981
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,575 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -30 42 £45,000 -7.22% 9
South Yorkshire -14 29 £44,870 -18.42% 4
North Yorkshire -8 11 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Yorkshire - 9 £55,000 -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (76.67%) Cisco
2 53 (58.89%) Firewall
3 42 (46.67%) WAN
3 42 (46.67%) LAN
4 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 35 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (33.33%) CCNP
6 26 (28.89%) ITIL
7 25 (27.78%) Windows
7 25 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 24 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 21 (23.33%) CCNA
10 20 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
11 19 (21.11%) Azure
11 19 (21.11%) Wireless
12 18 (20.00%) Network Security
12 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 18 (20.00%) Network Management
13 17 (18.89%) Windows 10
13 17 (18.89%) BGP
14 16 (17.78%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (16.67%) OSPF
15 15 (16.67%) VPN
16 14 (15.56%) Juniper
17 13 (14.44%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (14.44%) MPLS
17 13 (14.44%) Project Management
17 13 (14.44%) VoIP
17 13 (14.44%) MCSE

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (21.11%) Azure
3 2 (2.22%) AWS
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (58.89%) Firewall
2 42 (46.67%) LAN
2 42 (46.67%) WAN
3 19 (21.11%) Wireless
4 18 (20.00%) Network Security
5 17 (18.89%) BGP
6 16 (17.78%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (16.67%) OSPF
7 15 (16.67%) VPN
8 13 (14.44%) MPLS
8 13 (14.44%) VoIP
8 13 (14.44%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (11.11%) IPsec
10 9 (10.00%) SD-WAN
11 8 (8.89%) DNS
11 8 (8.89%) PBX
12 7 (7.78%) DHCP
12 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
13 6 (6.67%) EIGRP
13 6 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (14.44%) Social Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) Windows
2 24 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.89%) Windows 10
4 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.78%) Linux
6 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 18 (20.00%) Network Management
3 13 (14.44%) DNA
3 13 (14.44%) Project Management
4 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (11.11%) Network Design
7 8 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.89%) Logistics
8 6 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.67%) Resource Management
8 6 (6.67%) Time Management
9 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.56%) Presales
10 4 (4.44%) Budget Control
10 4 (4.44%) Innovative Thinking
10 4 (4.44%) Service Management
10 4 (4.44%) Strategic Thinking
11 3 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.89%) Python
3 5 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (33.33%) CCNP
3 21 (23.33%) CCNA
4 13 (14.44%) MCSE
4 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.00%) Degree
6 6 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 6 (6.67%) JNCIP
7 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) BitLocker
3 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.56%) Firmware
5 5 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.33%) Ansible
2 3 (3.33%) Salt
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.11%) Cacti
4 1 (1.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 69 (76.67%) Cisco
2 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.56%) Juniper
4 12 (13.33%) Citrix
5 11 (12.22%) Palo Alto
6 10 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.89%) Avaya
8 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.78%) Dell
8 7 (7.78%) Meraki
9 6 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (6.67%) VMware
10 5 (5.56%) F5
11 4 (4.44%) HP
11 4 (4.44%) Mitel
12 3 (3.33%) SaltStack
12 3 (3.33%) Zscaler
13 2 (2.22%) CyberArk
13 2 (2.22%) IPFX
14 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic