The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 0.46% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.48% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 21
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
975 1241 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.82% 95.54% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1077 1453
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 7 £75,000 +50.00%
Crewe - 5 £37,500 -
Chester +5 4 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (51.16%) LAN
3 22 (51.16%) WAN
4 18 (41.86%) Firewall
5 17 (39.53%) BGP
5 17 (39.53%) CCNA
6 14 (32.56%) CCNP
6 14 (32.56%) VoIP
6 14 (32.56%) EIGRP
7 13 (30.23%) OSPF
7 13 (30.23%) Network Security
8 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
8 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
9 11 (25.58%) MPLS
10 10 (23.26%) Juniper
10 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
10 10 (23.26%) Information Security
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (18.60%) Avaya
13 7 (16.28%) DWDM
13 7 (16.28%) Project Management
13 7 (16.28%) Service Management
13 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
13 7 (16.28%) Wireless
13 7 (16.28%) VMware
13 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.28%) Network Design
13 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (16.28%) Network Monitoring

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) LAN
1 22 (51.16%) WAN
2 18 (41.86%) Firewall
3 17 (39.53%) BGP
4 14 (32.56%) EIGRP
4 14 (32.56%) VoIP
5 13 (30.23%) Network Security
5 13 (30.23%) OSPF
6 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
7 11 (25.58%) MPLS
8 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (16.28%) DWDM
10 7 (16.28%) Wireless
11 6 (13.95%) VLAN
11 6 (13.95%) VPLS
12 4 (9.30%) IGRP
13 3 (6.98%) DHCP
13 3 (6.98%) SAN
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Information Security
2 7 (16.28%) Network Design
2 7 (16.28%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (16.28%) Network Optimisation
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
2 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 6 (13.95%) Network Management
3 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) Security Patching
3 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment
4 5 (11.63%) Fault Management
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.30%) Presales
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNA
3 14 (32.56%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) A+ Certification
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
4 6 (13.95%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (11.63%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.98%) MCITP
6 3 (6.98%) MCSE
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.65%) CCIE
8 1 (2.33%) CISA
8 1 (2.33%) CISM
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Firmware
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) Juniper
3 8 (18.60%) Avaya
4 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) Aruba
6 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) F5
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Meraki
8 1 (2.33%) NetQoS
8 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
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