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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 117 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.76% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.81% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 17
Average salary £37,500 £56,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.92% +74.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,300 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,050 £53,000
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
1844 1486 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.94% 94.53% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1211 1600
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 - 4 £36,000 - 1
Warrington -18 3 £45,000 +91.48% 1
Runcorn - 2 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) Network Security
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (32.00%) CCNP
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 7 (28.00%) Wireless
5 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (28.00%) SSL
5 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (24.00%) Fujitsu
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Junos
6 6 (24.00%) FortiGate
6 6 (24.00%) SecurID
6 6 (24.00%) Retail
6 6 (24.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) MySQL
8 3 (12.00%) Perl
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) CCNA
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 3 (12.00%) VMware

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) SSL
4 7 (28.00%) Wireless
5 6 (24.00%) Junos
5 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) WAN
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (4.00%) SSH
8 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.00%) WLAN
8 1 (4.00%) SMTP
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (24.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) SecurID
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Password Management
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CCNP
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCVP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) vCloud
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (24.00%) Fujitsu
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Aruba
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Ariba
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) ZTE
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago