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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 177 177 193
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 75 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.04% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.09% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 65 64 49
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,150 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.75%
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
6022 6787 6960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.44% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 5454 5864
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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 55 £40,000 -9.09% 6
Cheshire -6 15 £42,500 -7.60% 4
Merseyside +15 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Lancashire -4 1 £33,500 +12.60% 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

1 126 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (74.40%) Firewall
3 118 (70.24%) Cisco
4 96 (57.14%) CCNP
5 89 (52.98%) CCNA
6 67 (39.88%) WAN
7 65 (38.69%) BGP
8 51 (30.36%) MPLS
8 51 (30.36%) Network Security
9 49 (29.17%) LAN
10 46 (27.38%) Juniper
11 39 (23.21%) OSPF
12 34 (20.24%) SLA
13 31 (18.45%) Network Design
14 26 (15.48%) CheckPoint
14 26 (15.48%) TCP/IP
14 26 (15.48%) Windows
15 22 (13.10%) CISSP
16 21 (12.50%) DNS
17 20 (11.90%) Microsoft
17 20 (11.90%) HSRP
18 19 (11.31%) Mentoring
19 18 (10.71%) Fortinet
19 18 (10.71%) VPN
19 18 (10.71%) DHCP
19 18 (10.71%) Finance
20 17 (10.12%) Security Cleared
21 16 (9.52%) MS Exchange
21 16 (9.52%) ITIL
22 15 (8.93%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 16 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.19%) Lync
5 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (5.36%) MS Office
2 6 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 125 (74.40%) Firewall
2 67 (39.88%) WAN
3 65 (38.69%) BGP
4 51 (30.36%) MPLS
4 51 (30.36%) Network Security
5 49 (29.17%) LAN
6 39 (23.21%) OSPF
7 26 (15.48%) TCP/IP
8 21 (12.50%) DNS
9 20 (11.90%) HSRP
10 18 (10.71%) VPN
10 18 (10.71%) DHCP
11 14 (8.33%) Wireless
12 13 (7.74%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (7.74%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (6.55%) SSL
13 11 (6.55%) VoIP
14 10 (5.95%) VLAN
14 10 (5.95%) Wireshark
14 10 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (10.71%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (2.38%) Open Source
2 4 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.79%) RMADS
3 3 (1.79%) PKI
4 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.19%) IPTV
4 2 (1.19%) iPhone
4 2 (1.19%) iPad
4 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.48%) Windows
2 15 (8.93%) Linux
3 14 (8.33%) UNIX
4 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) HPUX
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.45%) Network Design
2 19 (11.31%) Mentoring
3 16 (9.52%) ITIL
4 15 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (6.55%) Information Security
5 11 (6.55%) Cash Management
5 11 (6.55%) Cyber Security
5 11 (6.55%) Network Management
6 10 (5.95%) Network Architecture
6 10 (5.95%) Change Management
7 8 (4.76%) Change Control
7 8 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.17%) Migration
8 7 (4.17%) Project Management
9 6 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.98%) Security Management
11 4 (2.38%) Business Development
12 3 (1.79%) B2B
12 3 (1.79%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (57.14%) CCNP
3 89 (52.98%) CCNA
4 22 (13.10%) CISSP
5 17 (10.12%) Security Cleared
6 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.14%) Degree
6 12 (7.14%) CCDA
7 9 (5.36%) CCIE
8 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.17%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.98%) CCENT
9 5 (2.98%) MCDST
10 4 (2.38%) CCDP
11 3 (1.79%) CCSA
11 3 (1.79%) CCSE
11 3 (1.79%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.79%) LPIC
12 2 (1.19%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.19%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.19%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.19%) OpenView
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 118 (70.24%) Cisco
2 46 (27.38%) Juniper
3 26 (15.48%) CheckPoint
4 20 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.71%) Fortinet
6 12 (7.14%) HP
7 9 (5.36%) Blue Coat
7 9 (5.36%) F5
8 7 (4.17%) VMware
8 7 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.17%) McAfee
9 6 (3.57%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.38%) Citrix
10 4 (2.38%) Avaya
11 3 (1.79%) Dell
11 3 (1.79%) Redback
11 3 (1.79%) Symantec
11 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.79%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.19%) Riverbed
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