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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 116 100 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 1.35% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.42% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 12
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +72.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
1838 1544 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.13% 94.72% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1270 1611
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -13 6 £45,000 +53.84% 1
Chester +4 5 £36,000 - 3
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco
3 14 (48.28%) Network Security
4 13 (44.83%) Juniper
5 10 (34.48%) Fortinet
5 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) VPN
6 9 (31.03%) Junos
6 9 (31.03%) FortiGate
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (27.59%) SSL
8 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (24.14%) CCNP
8 7 (24.14%) SecurID
9 6 (20.69%) Retail
9 6 (20.69%) Fujitsu
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
9 6 (20.69%) Wireless
9 6 (20.69%) Change Management
10 5 (17.24%) CCNA
10 5 (17.24%) LAN
11 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.79%) F5
12 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (10.34%) FirePass
12 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 3 (10.34%) Perl

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Network Security
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 9 (31.03%) Junos
4 8 (27.59%) SSL
5 6 (20.69%) Wireless
6 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 3 (10.34%) FirePass
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
8 2 (6.90%) DNS
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.90%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.45%) SSH
9 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.45%) IPsec
9 1 (3.45%) SAN
9 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) SecurID
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Life Science
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.90%) Password Management
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.45%) SIEM
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (24.14%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) CCVP
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIP
6 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) Fortinet
3 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) Fujitsu
5 4 (13.79%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) ZTE
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Ariba
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago