The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 94 97
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.86% 0.83% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.86% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 24
Median salary £45,000 £80,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +88.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
985 1273 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.29% 96.59% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1109 1476
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 6 £75,000 -6.25%
Crewe - 4 £37,500 -
Chester - 3 £36,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (72.92%) Cisco
2 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (45.83%) Firewall
4 21 (43.75%) CCNA
5 19 (39.58%) LAN
5 19 (39.58%) WAN
6 17 (35.42%) VoIP
7 16 (33.33%) BGP
8 15 (31.25%) OSPF
9 14 (29.17%) Network Security
10 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
10 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
11 12 (25.00%) CCNP
11 12 (25.00%) MPLS
11 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 12 (25.00%) Information Security
12 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
14 9 (18.75%) Wireless
14 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
15 8 (16.67%) Avaya
15 8 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
16 7 (14.58%) Presales
16 7 (14.58%) Juniper
16 7 (14.58%) Service Management
16 7 (14.58%) VMware
16 7 (14.58%) SNMP
16 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (14.58%) VLAN

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) Firewall
2 19 (39.58%) LAN
2 19 (39.58%) WAN
3 17 (35.42%) VoIP
4 16 (33.33%) BGP
5 15 (31.25%) OSPF
6 14 (29.17%) Network Security
7 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
7 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
8 12 (25.00%) MPLS
9 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
11 9 (18.75%) Wireless
12 7 (14.58%) SNMP
12 7 (14.58%) VLAN
13 6 (12.50%) VPLS
14 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
14 5 (10.42%) ISDN
14 5 (10.42%) VPN
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Back Office
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Information Security
2 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (14.58%) Presales
4 7 (14.58%) Service Management
5 6 (12.50%) Network Management
5 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 6 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 5 (10.42%) Network Design
6 5 (10.42%) Network Optimisation
6 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Fault Management
7 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.08%) ITSM
9 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (43.75%) CCNA
3 12 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.25%) CCDA
6 3 (6.25%) CCDP
6 3 (6.25%) MCITP
6 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE
8 1 (2.08%) CISA
8 1 (2.08%) CISM
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Firmware
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) Avaya
3 7 (14.58%) Juniper
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Aruba
4 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Meraki
5 4 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Google
7 1 (2.08%) NetQoS
7 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto