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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 102 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% 0.81% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.83% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £33,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,625 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.31% -3.75%
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
1520 1685 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.06% 97.01% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1248 1356
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 - 7 £50,000 - 5
Warrington +3 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Runcorn - 2 £23,000 - 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 25 (62.50%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (55.00%) CCNA
3 22 (55.00%) LAN
3 22 (55.00%) WAN
4 21 (52.50%) CCNP
5 20 (50.00%) Juniper
6 17 (42.50%) Network Security
7 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (22.50%) UNIX
9 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) Cyber Security
10 7 (17.50%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (17.50%) Windows
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.50%) Information Security
11 6 (15.00%) CISSP
11 6 (15.00%) A+ Certification
11 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (15.00%) F5
11 6 (15.00%) Wireshark
12 5 (12.50%) Video Conferencing

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (7.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) LAN
2 22 (55.00%) WAN
3 17 (42.50%) Network Security
4 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.00%) Wireshark
7 5 (12.50%) Wireless
8 4 (10.00%) DNS
8 4 (10.00%) OSPF
8 4 (10.00%) BGP
9 3 (7.50%) DHCP
9 3 (7.50%) Junos
10 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (5.00%) Multicast
10 2 (5.00%) FirePass
10 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.00%) VPN
10 2 (5.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.50%) RMADS
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) UNIX
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Cyber Security
2 7 (17.50%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (17.50%) Information Security
3 6 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Open Source
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
6 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) Security Management
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (55.00%) CCNA
3 21 (52.50%) CCNP
4 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.00%) A+ Certification
6 6 (15.00%) CISSP
7 5 (12.50%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) F5
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.50%) Symantec
8 3 (7.50%) McAfee
9 2 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (5.00%) Avaya
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.00%) Meru Networks
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle
10 1 (2.50%) Aruba
10 1 (2.50%) Redback
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
1 Green Place
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,500 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago