The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 171 189 176
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 87 67 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.89% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.94% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 78 49 64
Average salary £47,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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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
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Job
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Manchester -8 42 £46,500 +32.85% 5
Cheshire +31 36 £50,000 +66.66%
Cumbria - 5 £32,500 -
Lancashire +2 2 £29,750 +19.00% 1
Merseyside -13 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 133 (83.13%) Cisco
2 99 (61.88%) Firewall
3 94 (58.75%) WAN
4 91 (56.88%) LAN
5 81 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (50.00%) Finance
7 74 (46.25%) BGP
7 74 (46.25%) TCP/IP
8 71 (44.38%) Juniper
9 67 (41.88%) OSPF
10 62 (38.75%) F5
11 60 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
12 57 (35.63%) EIGRP
13 56 (35.00%) Internet
13 56 (35.00%) HP
14 54 (33.75%) SSL
15 53 (33.13%) CCNA
16 51 (31.88%) CCNP
16 51 (31.88%) Network Management
17 49 (30.63%) DNS
18 47 (29.38%) Network Design
19 45 (28.13%) SMTP
20 44 (27.50%) IGRP
20 44 (27.50%) TACACS
20 44 (27.50%) Load Balancing
21 43 (26.88%) HP NNM
21 43 (26.88%) WebSphere
21 43 (26.88%) Capacity Management
21 43 (26.88%) HTTP
21 43 (26.88%) LDAP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 43 (26.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 99 (61.88%) Firewall
2 94 (58.75%) WAN
3 91 (56.88%) LAN
4 74 (46.25%) TCP/IP
4 74 (46.25%) BGP
5 67 (41.88%) OSPF
6 57 (35.63%) EIGRP
7 56 (35.00%) Internet
8 54 (33.75%) SSL
9 49 (30.63%) DNS
10 45 (28.13%) SMTP
11 44 (27.50%) IGRP
11 44 (27.50%) TACACS
12 43 (26.88%) LDAP
12 43 (26.88%) HTTP
13 37 (23.13%) Wireless
14 36 (22.50%) VPN
15 35 (21.88%) VLAN
16 33 (20.63%) MPLS
17 26 (16.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.88%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Games
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.88%) SOAP
2 19 (11.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Streaming Video
1 13 (8.13%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (5.63%) SecurID
3 5 (3.13%) IPTV
4 2 (1.25%) Statistics
4 2 (1.25%) SCADA
4 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) PKI
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.38%) Windows
2 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.88%) Network Management
2 47 (29.38%) Network Design
3 44 (27.50%) Load Balancing
4 43 (26.88%) Capacity Management
5 16 (10.00%) ITIL
6 12 (7.50%) Change Management
7 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.63%) WAN Optimisation
7 9 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.00%) Change Control
8 8 (5.00%) Security Architecture
9 7 (4.38%) Migration
10 6 (3.75%) CRM
11 5 (3.13%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (1.88%) Project Management
14 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2
14 2 (1.25%) Problem Management
14 2 (1.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) VBScript
2 1 (0.63%) Python
2 1 (0.63%) Tcl
2 1 (0.63%) Ruby
2 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.63%) C
2 1 (0.63%) Java
2 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (33.13%) CCNA
3 51 (31.88%) CCNP
4 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.75%) CCIE
4 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.50%) CCIP
5 12 (7.50%) MCSE
6 8 (5.00%) MCSA
6 8 (5.00%) CCENT
7 6 (3.75%) Degree
8 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.25%) MCP
8 2 (1.25%) CISSP
8 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.25%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CCSA
9 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) BS7799
System Software
1 20 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) XenApp
4 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
2 43 (26.88%) HP NNM
3 17 (10.63%) OpenView
4 5 (3.13%) SCCM
5 4 (2.50%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 133 (83.13%) Cisco
2 71 (44.38%) Juniper
3 62 (38.75%) F5
4 56 (35.00%) HP
5 35 (21.88%) CheckPoint
6 20 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 18 (11.25%) VMware
7 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
8 16 (10.00%) Citrix
9 9 (5.63%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.38%) Nokia
11 6 (3.75%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.75%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.50%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.50%) IBM
13 2 (1.25%) Aruba
14 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
14 1 (0.63%) Exinda
14 1 (0.63%) Dell
14 1 (0.63%) Nortel
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + On-Call, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago