The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 46 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.25% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
231 247 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 96.25% 92.86% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 127 177 173
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Chester region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Chester

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (22.22%) F5

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) QSIG
6 1 (11.11%) H.323
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Junos
6 1 (11.11%) Multicast
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 2 (22.22%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint