The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 104 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.88% 1.45% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.50% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 9
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +130.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,375 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.12%
Network Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1604 1733 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.35% 96.98% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1265 1351
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 6 £51,250 - 1
Warrington +8 5 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (58.54%) Cisco
4 23 (56.10%) CCNP
5 22 (53.66%) CCNA
6 21 (51.22%) WAN
6 21 (51.22%) Network Security
7 20 (48.78%) LAN
8 19 (46.34%) Juniper
9 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
10 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
11 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
11 11 (26.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (26.83%) Cyber Security
12 10 (24.39%) Finance
12 10 (24.39%) UNIX
13 9 (21.95%) Information Security
13 9 (21.95%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (19.51%) CISSP
15 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
15 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
15 7 (17.07%) SQL
16 6 (14.63%) A+ Certification
16 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
16 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
16 6 (14.63%) F5
17 5 (12.20%) Video Conferencing
17 5 (12.20%) CCIE
17 5 (12.20%) ITIL
18 4 (9.76%) Windows

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) Network Security
2 21 (51.22%) WAN
3 20 (48.78%) LAN
4 11 (26.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
7 4 (9.76%) FirePass
7 4 (9.76%) Wireless
7 4 (9.76%) Junos
8 3 (7.32%) DHCP
8 3 (7.32%) DNS
9 2 (4.88%) SSL
9 2 (4.88%) SAN
9 2 (4.88%) OSPF
9 2 (4.88%) BGP
9 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.88%) ICMP
9 2 (4.88%) VRRP
9 2 (4.88%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 3 (7.32%) RMADS
4 1 (2.44%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Cyber Security
2 9 (21.95%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (21.95%) Information Security
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Security Management
4 3 (7.32%) Network Management
4 3 (7.32%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) B2B
5 2 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (56.10%) CCNP
3 22 (53.66%) CCNA
4 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
5 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) CISSP
7 6 (14.63%) A+ Certification
8 5 (12.20%) CCIE
9 2 (4.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Cisco
2 19 (46.34%) Juniper
3 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) F5
6 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) McAfee
8 2 (4.88%) Redback
8 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) Avaya
8 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.88%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Splunk
9 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
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