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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 57 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.80% 1.48% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.52% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £31,750 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 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
488 462 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.41% 97.88% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 426 388 379
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
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 24 December 2014. 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 - 8 £31,750 - 1
Blackburn -4 1 - -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) CCNA
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) OSPF
6 5 (41.67%) RIP
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 5 (41.67%) BGP
6 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 5 (41.67%) Change Management
6 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless
9 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (16.67%) SAN
9 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (16.67%) Clustering
9 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
9 2 (16.67%) LPIC
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) RIP
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Junos
6 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (16.67%) LPIC
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago