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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 119 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.54% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 20
Average salary £40,000 £58,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.62% +61.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £40,875 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £58,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1817 1553 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.34% 94.01% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1254 1841
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -19 4 £43,750 - 1
Runcorn - 2 £40,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (37.50%) Juniper
5 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 9 (37.50%) Network Security
6 8 (33.33%) SSL
6 8 (33.33%) Change Management
6 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Junos
7 7 (29.17%) CCNP
7 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
7 7 (29.17%) Retail
7 7 (29.17%) SecurID
7 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
7 7 (29.17%) Fujitsu
8 6 (25.00%) FortiGate
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) CCNA
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) WAN
11 3 (12.50%) Java
11 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.50%) Perl
11 3 (12.50%) MySQL
11 3 (12.50%) Python
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) VPN
3 9 (37.50%) Network Security
4 8 (33.33%) SSL
4 8 (33.33%) Junos
5 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.33%) PBX
8 2 (8.33%) VoIP
9 1 (4.17%) WLAN
9 1 (4.17%) Internet
9 1 (4.17%) 802.11
9 1 (4.17%) BGP
9 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.17%) SSH
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Release Management
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
1 3 (12.50%) Python
1 3 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) CCNP
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Juniper
2 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
3 7 (29.17%) Fujitsu
4 3 (12.50%) Aruba
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Ariba
6 1 (4.17%) F5
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