The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 49 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.55% 1.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.37% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Average salary £32,000 £30,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% -6.92%
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
492 439 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.47% 99.32% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 429 377 405
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £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 Lancashire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Preston - 9 £32,000 - 1
Blackburn -9 4 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) RIP
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) CCDP
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Junos
8 2 (14.29%) Lync
8 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
8 2 (14.29%) LPIC

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 8 (57.14%) OSPF
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) RIP
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Junos
6 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CCNA
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (14.29%) LPIC
3 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago