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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 98 87 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 25 37 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.32% 2.19% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.31% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £51,900 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Warrington +15 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Chester +14 8 £42,500 -
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Network Security
3 15 (40.54%) Juniper
4 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
4 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) LAN
5 11 (29.73%) CCNP
6 10 (27.03%) CCNA
6 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
6 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
6 10 (27.03%) F5
7 9 (24.32%) FirePass
7 9 (24.32%) Junos
7 9 (24.32%) FortiGate
8 8 (21.62%) WAN
8 8 (21.62%) Wireless
9 7 (18.92%) Linux
10 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (10.81%) VPN
11 4 (10.81%) Banking
11 4 (10.81%) SecurID
11 4 (10.81%) Splunk
11 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
11 4 (10.81%) SIEM
12 3 (8.11%) UNIX
12 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Network Security
3 11 (29.73%) LAN
4 9 (24.32%) Junos
4 9 (24.32%) FirePass
5 8 (21.62%) Wireless
5 8 (21.62%) WAN
6 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.81%) VPN
8 3 (8.11%) DNS
8 3 (8.11%) SSL
8 3 (8.11%) OSPF
8 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.41%) HTTP
9 2 (5.41%) WLAN
10 1 (2.70%) SMTP
10 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.70%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) SecurID
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Life Science
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (10.81%) SIEM
3 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
3 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.11%) Password Management
3 3 (8.11%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Release Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
5 2 (5.41%) CCIP
6 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCVP
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Juniper
3 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
3 10 (27.03%) F5
4 4 (10.81%) Splunk
4 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.41%) Aruba
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Redback
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) ZTE
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