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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 96 85 136
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 1.80% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.92% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 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 £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
1694 1512 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.95% 93.68% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1184 1720
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +21 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Chester - 9 £46,250 - 1
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 - 2
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 26 (56.52%) Network Security
3 23 (50.00%) Cisco
4 20 (43.48%) Juniper
5 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
7 16 (34.78%) CCNP
7 16 (34.78%) LAN
8 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
9 14 (30.43%) CCNA
9 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
10 13 (28.26%) WAN
11 10 (21.74%) F5
11 10 (21.74%) Fortinet
12 9 (19.57%) FirePass
12 9 (19.57%) Junos
12 9 (19.57%) FortiGate
12 9 (19.57%) Linux
13 8 (17.39%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) Wireless
14 7 (15.22%) UNIX
14 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
14 7 (15.22%) Cyber Security
14 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (15.22%) Information Security
15 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
16 5 (10.87%) CISSP
17 4 (8.70%) VPN
17 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
17 4 (8.70%) Splunk

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 26 (56.52%) Network Security
3 16 (34.78%) LAN
4 13 (28.26%) WAN
5 9 (19.57%) FirePass
5 9 (19.57%) Junos
6 7 (15.22%) Wireless
6 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (8.70%) VPN
8 3 (6.52%) DNS
8 3 (6.52%) SSL
8 3 (6.52%) OSPF
8 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.35%) HTTP
9 2 (4.35%) WLAN
9 2 (4.35%) ISDN
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) SecurID
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) RMADS
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Cyber Security
1 7 (15.22%) Information Security
2 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.70%) SIEM
4 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.52%) Password Management
5 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) B2B
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Analytics
5 2 (4.35%) Network Management
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Release Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
6 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
3 16 (34.78%) CCNP
4 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) CCNA
6 5 (10.87%) CISSP
7 3 (6.52%) CCIE
7 3 (6.52%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.35%) CCIP
9 1 (2.17%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) UAG
2 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) Juniper
3 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 10 (21.74%) F5
4 10 (21.74%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Splunk
5 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
6 2 (4.35%) Redback
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) ZTE
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago