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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 96 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 1.36% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.41% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 30
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -15.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,650 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
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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
Warrington -2 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Chester -1 1 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £20,000 -
Widnes - 1 £22,500 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 37 (86.05%) TCP/IP
3 35 (81.40%) DNS
3 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (79.07%) LAN
4 34 (79.07%) DHCP
5 33 (76.74%) SSL
6 32 (74.42%) CCNP
7 31 (72.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (69.77%) VLAN
8 30 (69.77%) Network Security
8 30 (69.77%) iSCSI
9 29 (67.44%) Load Balancing
9 29 (67.44%) Citrix
9 29 (67.44%) OSPF
9 29 (67.44%) BGP
10 28 (65.12%) CCIE
10 28 (65.12%) HTTP
10 28 (65.12%) E-Commerce
10 28 (65.12%) FCoE
10 28 (65.12%) Fibre Channel
10 28 (65.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (23.26%) Firewall
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (13.95%) Wireless
12 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
12 6 (13.95%) VPN
13 5 (11.63%) VoIP
13 5 (11.63%) WAN
13 5 (11.63%) Windows

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) TCP/IP
2 35 (81.40%) DNS
3 34 (79.07%) DHCP
3 34 (79.07%) LAN
4 33 (76.74%) SSL
5 31 (72.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (69.77%) iSCSI
6 30 (69.77%) Network Security
6 30 (69.77%) VLAN
7 29 (67.44%) BGP
7 29 (67.44%) OSPF
8 28 (65.12%) FCoE
8 28 (65.12%) Fibre Channel
8 28 (65.12%) HTTP
9 10 (23.26%) Firewall
10 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
10 6 (13.95%) VPN
10 6 (13.95%) Wireless
11 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (65.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Load Balancing
2 28 (65.12%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Security Patching
3 4 (9.30%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Open Source
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) High Availability
6 1 (2.33%) Information Management
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (74.42%) CCNP
3 28 (65.12%) CCIE
4 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.33%) Google
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