The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank - 63 72
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 0 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.73% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.78% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.17%
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 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
470 619 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.14% 97.33% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 379 548 493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) CCSA
5 2 (33.33%) CCSE
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (33.33%) Aruba
5 2 (33.33%) Network Management
5 2 (33.33%) PBX
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) RIP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper