The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 56 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.81% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.22% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £70,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £70,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
585 450 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.38% 98.47% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 440 347 488
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool -15 6 £37,500 -46.42% 1
St Helens - 5 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Merseyside region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Wireless
3 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) LAN
3 12 (48.00%) WLAN
4 10 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (40.00%) Network Design
4 10 (40.00%) Aruba
4 10 (40.00%) Meraki
5 9 (36.00%) Network Security
6 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (28.00%) F5
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (20.00%) DHCP
8 5 (20.00%) CCNP
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) CCNA
9 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) Nagios
11 2 (8.00%) MPLS
11 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Wireless
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) WLAN
3 10 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (36.00%) Network Security
5 7 (28.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.00%) DHCP
7 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.00%) Internet
9 2 (8.00%) MPLS
9 2 (8.00%) SSH
9 2 (8.00%) VoIP
9 2 (8.00%) WAN
10 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
10 1 (4.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Network Design
2 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Aruba
2 10 (40.00%) Meraki
3 7 (28.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft