The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 212 182 194
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 49 62 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.90% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.96% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 55
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,150 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Manchester -20 20 £32,500 +3.17% 8
Cheshire -11 13 £38,250 -34.61% 4
Merseyside +7 6 £55,000 +56.02% 1
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Lancashire +3 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (70.19%) Cisco
2 62 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (55.77%) Firewall
4 45 (43.27%) CCNA
5 43 (41.35%) LAN
5 43 (41.35%) WAN
6 39 (37.50%) Juniper
7 35 (33.65%) CCNP
8 30 (28.85%) VPN
9 29 (27.88%) CheckPoint
9 29 (27.88%) Windows
10 27 (25.96%) Wireless
11 25 (24.04%) VMware
12 23 (22.12%) MPLS
13 22 (21.15%) OSPF
14 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
15 19 (18.27%) BGP
16 18 (17.31%) Ethernet
16 18 (17.31%) Active Directory
16 18 (17.31%) Network Security
17 17 (16.35%) DNS
17 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
17 17 (16.35%) Internet
18 16 (15.38%) Finance
18 16 (15.38%) Linux
18 16 (15.38%) Hyper-V
19 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (14.42%) Citrix
19 15 (14.42%) Change Management
20 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (55.77%) Firewall
2 43 (41.35%) LAN
2 43 (41.35%) WAN
3 30 (28.85%) VPN
4 27 (25.96%) Wireless
5 23 (22.12%) MPLS
6 22 (21.15%) OSPF
7 19 (18.27%) BGP
8 18 (17.31%) Ethernet
8 18 (17.31%) Network Security
9 17 (16.35%) DNS
9 17 (16.35%) Internet
9 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
10 12 (11.54%) ADSL
11 10 (9.62%) SAN
12 8 (7.69%) Broadband
12 8 (7.69%) SSL
12 8 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (6.73%) NAS
13 7 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) MySQL
2 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
1 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.38%) Finance
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) SecurID
2 5 (4.81%) Replication
3 4 (3.85%) IPTV
3 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.96%) Xbox
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) Windows
2 16 (15.38%) Linux
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.96%) UNIX
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) Change Management
2 11 (10.58%) Network Management
3 10 (9.62%) ITIL
4 7 (6.73%) Migration
5 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.77%) Change Control
5 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.81%) Security Architecture
6 5 (4.81%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.88%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.92%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.92%) Network Design
9 2 (1.92%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.92%) Identity Management
9 2 (1.92%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) Perl
2 3 (2.88%) Java
2 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.88%) Python
2 3 (2.88%) Ruby
3 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) SQL
4 1 (0.96%) VBScript
4 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (43.27%) CCNA
3 35 (33.65%) CCNP
4 14 (13.46%) Degree
5 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.65%) CCIP
7 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.81%) CCDP
8 5 (4.81%) CCIE
9 3 (2.88%) CCENT
9 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.88%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.92%) CCSA
10 2 (1.92%) CCSE
11 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.96%) CCVP
11 1 (0.96%) MCP
11 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) BS7799
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.85%) OpenView
2 4 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.88%) SCCM
3 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.96%) Cacti
4 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (70.19%) Cisco
2 39 (37.50%) Juniper
3 29 (27.88%) CheckPoint
4 25 (24.04%) VMware
5 15 (14.42%) Citrix
6 14 (13.46%) Fortinet
7 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.65%) Aruba
9 7 (6.73%) F5
9 7 (6.73%) HP
10 6 (5.77%) Dell
10 6 (5.77%) Fujitsu
10 6 (5.77%) Riverbed
11 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.81%) SonicWALL
11 5 (4.81%) Nokia
12 4 (3.85%) BT
12 4 (3.85%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.85%) Exinda
13 3 (2.88%) ProCurve
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £14 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Manchester
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