The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 24 26 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.95% 3.52% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 3.65% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £25,000 £42,963 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.80% -4.52%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Network Engineer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 137 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.19% 96.48% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 96 144
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Belfast

Network Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (50.00%) OVSD
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
1 1 (50.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP