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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 92 88 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 25 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.44% 1.95% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.05% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 5
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
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
1636 1611 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.40% 95.04% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1186 1399
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,999 £51,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Chester - 8 £52,500 - 1
Warrington +5 7 £42,500 +8.97%
Wilmslow - 3 £35,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (90.00%) Firewall
2 30 (60.00%) Network Security
3 28 (56.00%) Cisco
4 26 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (48.00%) Juniper
6 23 (46.00%) CCNP
7 22 (44.00%) CCNA
8 21 (42.00%) LAN
9 20 (40.00%) WAN
10 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
11 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
11 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
12 13 (26.00%) Finance
13 12 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (24.00%) Cyber Security
14 11 (22.00%) F5
14 11 (22.00%) FortiGate
14 11 (22.00%) UNIX
15 10 (20.00%) Information Security
16 9 (18.00%) CISSP
16 9 (18.00%) Network Monitoring
16 9 (18.00%) Junos
16 9 (18.00%) Fortinet
16 9 (18.00%) FirePass
17 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
18 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
18 7 (14.00%) Linux
18 7 (14.00%) SQL
18 7 (14.00%) A+ Certification
19 5 (10.00%) Wireless

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 45 (90.00%) Firewall
2 30 (60.00%) Network Security
3 21 (42.00%) LAN
4 20 (40.00%) WAN
5 12 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (18.00%) Junos
6 9 (18.00%) FirePass
7 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (10.00%) Wireless
9 4 (8.00%) VPN
9 4 (8.00%) DNS
9 4 (8.00%) SSL
9 4 (8.00%) OSPF
9 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.00%) BGP
10 3 (6.00%) DHCP
11 2 (4.00%) FTP
11 2 (4.00%) ISDN
11 2 (4.00%) RIP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) SecurID
1 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) RMADS
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) UNIX
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Cyber Security
2 10 (20.00%) Information Security
3 9 (18.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
5 4 (8.00%) SIEM
6 3 (6.00%) Analytics
6 3 (6.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) Security Management
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) B2B
7 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (2.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.00%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (46.00%) CCNP
3 22 (44.00%) CCNA
4 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.00%) CISSP
7 7 (14.00%) A+ Certification
8 4 (8.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) CEH
9 1 (2.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) Juniper
3 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (22.00%) F5
5 9 (18.00%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.00%) Splunk
7 4 (8.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (6.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) McAfee
9 2 (4.00%) Redback
9 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Avaya
9 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
9 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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