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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 91 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 33 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.95% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.58% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -23.07%
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
1623 1735 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.87% 95.64% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1387 1319
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +8 12 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Runcorn -2 8 £19,500 -48.00%
Northwich - 5 £80,000 -
Chester -6 3 - -
Macclesfield +15 2 £25,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 38 (79.17%) Cisco
2 33 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (62.50%) Firewall
4 27 (56.25%) CCNP
5 26 (54.17%) LAN
6 23 (47.92%) Juniper
7 21 (43.75%) CCNA
8 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 19 (39.58%) DNS
9 19 (39.58%) WAN
10 18 (37.50%) Windows
10 18 (37.50%) DHCP
11 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
11 17 (35.42%) Network Security
12 16 (33.33%) SSL
13 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
13 14 (29.17%) iSCSI
14 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
14 13 (27.08%) HP
15 12 (25.00%) Wireless
15 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (22.92%) BGP
16 11 (22.92%) OSPF
16 11 (22.92%) VPN
17 10 (20.83%) SLA
17 10 (20.83%) VoIP
17 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
17 10 (20.83%) Time Management
17 10 (20.83%) F5

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) Firewall
2 26 (54.17%) LAN
3 19 (39.58%) WAN
3 19 (39.58%) DNS
4 18 (37.50%) DHCP
5 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
5 17 (35.42%) Network Security
6 16 (33.33%) SSL
7 14 (29.17%) iSCSI
8 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (25.00%) Wireless
9 11 (22.92%) OSPF
9 11 (22.92%) BGP
9 11 (22.92%) VPN
9 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (20.83%) VoIP
11 9 (18.75%) MPLS
12 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (16.67%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.25%) Life Science
3 3 (6.25%) RMADS
4 2 (4.17%) Photography
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Time Management
2 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
2 7 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
4 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
5 4 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (8.33%) Security Patching
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.33%) Open Source
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Network Design
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (56.25%) CCNP
3 21 (43.75%) CCNA
4 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
5 9 (18.75%) CCIE
6 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) CISSP
6 4 (8.33%) A+ Certification
6 4 (8.33%) CEH
7 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) Juniper
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.08%) HP
5 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
5 10 (20.83%) F5
6 8 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 5 (10.42%) Citrix
9 3 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (6.25%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.25%) Meru Networks
10 2 (4.17%) VMware
10 2 (4.17%) Apple
11 1 (2.08%) Avaya
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle
11 1 (2.08%) Symantec
11 1 (2.08%) McAfee
11 1 (2.08%) Aruba
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago