The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 30 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.65% 1.89% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 2.33% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £24,000 £32,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -30.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 129 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.35% 81.13% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 87 74
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Engineer
County Antrim

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 23 July 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (22.22%) Fault Management
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless Security
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless Security
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (11.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Fault Management
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) LogLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Q1 Labs
5 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas