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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 98 101 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 24 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 0.80% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.83% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 8
Average salary £34,000 £41,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.57% +117.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £37,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £49,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1665 1687 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.14% 96.18% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1307 1444
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +7 10 £37,500 - 2
Runcorn - 6 £21,250 - 1
Chester +8 3 - - 1
Macclesfield +17 2 £25,000 -
Crewe - 1 £40,000 - 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 32 (65.31%) Cisco
3 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (53.06%) CCNP
4 26 (53.06%) CCNA
5 25 (51.02%) LAN
5 25 (51.02%) Juniper
6 23 (46.94%) WAN
7 18 (36.73%) Network Security
8 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.61%) Windows
9 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
10 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
11 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
11 11 (22.45%) HP
12 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
12 10 (20.41%) DNS
12 10 (20.41%) Finance
13 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (18.37%) Wireshark
13 9 (18.37%) UNIX
13 9 (18.37%) DHCP
13 9 (18.37%) Linux
13 9 (18.37%) SLA
13 9 (18.37%) Cyber Security
14 8 (16.33%) F5
14 8 (16.33%) Time Management
14 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
14 8 (16.33%) Wireless
15 7 (14.29%) Information Security

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 25 (51.02%) LAN
3 23 (46.94%) WAN
4 18 (36.73%) Network Security
5 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
6 10 (20.41%) DNS
7 9 (18.37%) DHCP
7 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (18.37%) Wireshark
8 8 (16.33%) Wireless
9 7 (14.29%) SSL
9 7 (14.29%) VPN
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.24%) VoIP
10 6 (12.24%) OSPF
10 6 (12.24%) BGP
11 5 (10.20%) MPLS
11 5 (10.20%) iSCSI
12 4 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (8.16%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (12.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (10.20%) RMADS
3 2 (4.08%) Photography
4 1 (2.04%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Cyber Security
2 8 (16.33%) Time Management
3 7 (14.29%) Information Security
3 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (12.24%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (12.24%) Open Source
5 4 (8.16%) Network Management
5 4 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Security Management
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.08%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (53.06%) CCNP
2 26 (53.06%) CCNA
3 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) CISSP
4 6 (12.24%) CCIE
4 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) A+ Certification
5 4 (8.16%) CEH
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Cisco
2 25 (51.02%) Juniper
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) HP
5 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
6 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
6 8 (16.33%) F5
7 6 (12.24%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.12%) Meru Networks
8 3 (6.12%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
8 3 (6.12%) McAfee
8 3 (6.12%) Dell
9 2 (4.08%) Avaya
9 2 (4.08%) VMware
9 2 (4.08%) Apple
10 1 (2.04%) Aruba
10 1 (2.04%) Redback
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £21000 - £35000 per annum + Certified training
Posted: 14 days ago