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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 37 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.31% 1.92% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 2.19% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £21,000 £32,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% -14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £32,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £32,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
144 137 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.36% 87.82% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 106 83
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Linux

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) CTI
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
5 1 (14.29%) Q1 Labs
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Shift Allowance, Pension, Bonus,
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago