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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 105 87 123
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 24 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 2.14% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.25% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 8
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 £34,200 £31,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
1772 1641 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 94.80% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1342 1621
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 £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 21 November 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 November 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
Chester +16 8 £42,500 -
Warrington -1 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) Network Security
3 18 (52.94%) Cisco
4 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (38.24%) Juniper
5 12 (35.29%) CCNP
6 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
6 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
7 8 (23.53%) Junos
7 8 (23.53%) FortiGate
7 8 (23.53%) CCNA
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Wireless
8 7 (20.59%) F5
8 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) FirePass
9 6 (17.65%) SecurID
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 5 (14.71%) SSL
10 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (11.76%) Splunk
11 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
11 4 (11.76%) SIEM
11 4 (11.76%) Banking
12 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (8.82%) Information Security
12 3 (8.82%) Telecoms

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) Network Security
3 8 (23.53%) Junos
4 7 (20.59%) Wireless
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) FirePass
6 5 (14.71%) SSL
7 3 (8.82%) OSPF
7 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.82%) DNS
7 3 (8.82%) WAN
7 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.88%) WLAN
8 2 (5.88%) HTTP
9 1 (2.94%) ISDN
9 1 (2.94%) SMTP
9 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) SecurID
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.76%) SIEM
3 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
3 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.82%) Password Management
3 3 (8.82%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Release Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
4 8 (23.53%) CCNA
5 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CISSP
7 2 (5.88%) CCIP
8 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCVP
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Juniper
3 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
3 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
4 7 (20.59%) F5
5 4 (11.76%) Splunk
5 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.88%) Fujitsu
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) Aruba
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Ariba
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) ZTE
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Redback
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