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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 69 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 22 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 1.11% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.15% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 9
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,250 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,250 £45,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +12.50%
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
1037 1560 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.84% 96.18% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1219 1242
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Alderley Edge - 3 £52,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £55,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (53.57%) Juniper
4 15 (53.57%) CCNP
5 13 (46.43%) CCNA
5 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Network Security
6 9 (32.14%) Project Management
6 9 (32.14%) VPN
7 8 (28.57%) BGP
8 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) VoIP
9 6 (21.43%) DWDM
9 6 (21.43%) Network Design
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Python
10 5 (17.86%) Broadband
10 5 (17.86%) Perl
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.86%) Open Source
10 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
10 5 (17.86%) JNCIP
10 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture

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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) WAN
2 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) Network Security
4 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) BGP
6 6 (21.43%) DWDM
6 6 (21.43%) VoIP
7 5 (17.86%) Broadband
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) OSPF
8 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP
9 3 (10.71%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
10 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (7.14%) WLAN
11 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Network Design
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Network Management
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Information Management
7 1 (3.57%) SIEM
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
1 5 (17.86%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (53.57%) CCNP
3 13 (46.43%) CCNA
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (17.86%) JNCIP
4 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
5 4 (14.29%) CCIE
5 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
4 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.14%) Extreme Networks