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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 58 51 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.74% 0.84% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.87% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £36,500 £28,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.07% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
524 461 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.04% 97.26% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 416 397 515
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Liverpool -1 2 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) TRILL
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetScout
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) 802.11
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) TACACS
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) TRILL
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) NetScout
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft