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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 204 180 187
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 41 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.90% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.94% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 59 50
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £55,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6750 6879 7198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.78% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5459 5881 6332
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -21 26 £27,500 -35.29% 6
Cheshire +1 12 £41,250 -29.48% 1
Lancashire -13 2 - - 1
Merseyside -5 1 £58,000 +141.66%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 92 (76.03%) Cisco
2 74 (61.16%) Firewall
3 64 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (43.80%) Juniper
5 52 (42.98%) WAN
6 50 (41.32%) LAN
7 45 (37.19%) Finance
7 45 (37.19%) BGP
8 43 (35.54%) OSPF
9 42 (34.71%) VPN
9 42 (34.71%) CheckPoint
10 40 (33.06%) TCP/IP
11 39 (32.23%) CCNP
12 34 (28.10%) CCNA
13 32 (26.45%) Ethernet
13 32 (26.45%) F5
14 30 (24.79%) MPLS
14 30 (24.79%) Wireless
15 29 (23.97%) Internet
15 29 (23.97%) SSL
16 28 (23.14%) CiscoWorks
17 25 (20.66%) EIGRP
17 25 (20.66%) Fortinet
18 24 (19.83%) Network Management
19 23 (19.01%) Network Security
20 22 (18.18%) Windows
21 21 (17.36%) Change Management
22 20 (16.53%) Telecoms
22 20 (16.53%) HP
23 19 (15.70%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (10.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 74 (61.16%) Firewall
2 52 (42.98%) WAN
3 50 (41.32%) LAN
4 45 (37.19%) BGP
5 43 (35.54%) OSPF
6 42 (34.71%) VPN
7 40 (33.06%) TCP/IP
8 32 (26.45%) Ethernet
9 30 (24.79%) MPLS
9 30 (24.79%) Wireless
10 29 (23.97%) Internet
10 29 (23.97%) SSL
11 25 (20.66%) EIGRP
12 23 (19.01%) Network Security
13 19 (15.70%) DNS
14 16 (13.22%) SMTP
15 15 (12.40%) Junos
15 15 (12.40%) Multicast
16 14 (11.57%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (11.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) MySQL
1 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 20 (16.53%) Telecoms
3 16 (13.22%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.44%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) SOAP
2 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) SecurID
2 5 (4.13%) IPTV
3 2 (1.65%) Clustering
3 2 (1.65%) SCADA
3 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.65%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.83%) Xbox
4 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) PKI
4 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Windows
2 14 (11.57%) Linux
3 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) Network Management
2 21 (17.36%) Change Management
3 17 (14.05%) Network Design
4 14 (11.57%) Load Balancing
5 13 (10.74%) Capacity Management
6 8 (6.61%) Security Architecture
7 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.79%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.79%) Migration
7 7 (5.79%) ITIL
7 7 (5.79%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (4.96%) Change Control
9 4 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.31%) CRM
9 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.48%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.65%) Supplier Management
11 2 (1.65%) Identity Management
11 2 (1.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.65%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) Java
1 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
1 3 (2.48%) Perl
1 3 (2.48%) Python
1 3 (2.48%) Ruby
2 2 (1.65%) SQL
3 1 (0.83%) VBScript
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (32.23%) CCNP
3 34 (28.10%) CCNA
4 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
5 15 (12.40%) Degree
6 14 (11.57%) CCIP
7 13 (10.74%) CCIE
8 5 (4.13%) CCENT
9 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.48%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.65%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.65%) MCSE
11 2 (1.65%) MCP
11 2 (1.65%) CCDP
11 2 (1.65%) CISSP
12 1 (0.83%) HND
12 1 (0.83%) CCSA
12 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) BS7799
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.65%) XenApp
4 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.83%) vCloud
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (12.40%) OpenView
3 13 (10.74%) HP NNM
4 6 (4.96%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.48%) SCCM
5 3 (2.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) Cacti
6 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 92 (76.03%) Cisco
2 53 (43.80%) Juniper
3 42 (34.71%) CheckPoint
4 32 (26.45%) F5
5 25 (20.66%) Fortinet
6 20 (16.53%) HP
7 18 (14.88%) VMware
8 14 (11.57%) Citrix
9 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.44%) Fujitsu
11 7 (5.79%) SolarWinds
11 7 (5.79%) Aruba
11 7 (5.79%) Nokia
12 6 (4.96%) Blue Coat
12 6 (4.96%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.31%) Exinda
13 4 (3.31%) Dell
14 3 (2.48%) BT
15 2 (1.65%) Symantec
15 2 (1.65%) McAfee
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