The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 150 179 205
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 86 76 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.54% 1.19% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.23% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 44
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,800 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £57,500 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
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
5451 6167 6884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.72% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4632 5038 5550
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 24 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 47 £38,500 -10.46% 4
Cheshire +32 24 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Merseyside +14 14 £38,750 -3.12% 5
Cumbria +1 1 £32,500 +107.22%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 106 (80.92%) Cisco
2 74 (56.49%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (54.96%) Firewall
4 62 (47.33%) LAN
5 56 (42.75%) CCNP
6 55 (41.98%) CCNA
7 54 (41.22%) WAN
8 46 (35.11%) Juniper
9 44 (33.59%) Network Security
10 43 (32.82%) VPN
11 36 (27.48%) ITIL
12 33 (25.19%) VMware
12 33 (25.19%) BGP
13 32 (24.43%) MPLS
14 27 (20.61%) Telecoms
14 27 (20.61%) OSPF
15 24 (18.32%) CheckPoint
16 23 (17.56%) Wireless
16 23 (17.56%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (17.56%) F5
16 23 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (16.79%) Windows
18 20 (15.27%) DNS
19 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
19 19 (14.50%) Linux
19 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
19 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
20 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
21 17 (12.98%) Network Design
22 14 (10.69%) VoIP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.82%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Office
2 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (54.96%) Firewall
2 62 (47.33%) LAN
3 54 (41.22%) WAN
4 44 (33.59%) Network Security
5 43 (32.82%) VPN
6 33 (25.19%) BGP
7 32 (24.43%) MPLS
8 27 (20.61%) OSPF
9 23 (17.56%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (17.56%) Wireless
10 20 (15.27%) DNS
11 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
12 14 (10.69%) VoIP
13 13 (9.92%) DHCP
13 13 (9.92%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (9.16%) Internet
15 11 (8.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (7.63%) Broadband
16 10 (7.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Metasploit
2 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (20.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.34%) Back Office
3 2 (1.53%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Publishing
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) HTML
2 3 (2.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.29%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.53%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.79%) Windows
2 19 (14.50%) Linux
3 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.82%) AIX
5 5 (3.82%) CentOS
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Android
6 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.05%) Unix
7 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) ITIL
2 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (12.98%) Network Design
4 13 (9.92%) High Availability
5 12 (9.16%) Network Management
6 10 (7.63%) Project Management
7 9 (6.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (6.87%) Service Management
8 8 (6.11%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.11%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.34%) Open Source
9 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.58%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.82%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.40%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) Perl
2 9 (6.87%) PHP
2 9 (6.87%) Python
3 4 (3.05%) Java
3 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) C++
5 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 74 (56.49%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (42.75%) CCNP
3 55 (41.98%) CCNA
4 13 (9.92%) CCIE
5 12 (9.16%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (8.40%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.11%) CCSE
7 8 (6.11%) JNCIP
7 8 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.58%) Degree
8 6 (4.58%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.82%) A+ Certification
9 5 (3.82%) CCSA
9 5 (3.82%) CISSP
9 5 (3.82%) MCSE
9 5 (3.82%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (3.82%) RHCE
9 5 (3.82%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.92%) Active Directory
1 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
2 10 (7.63%) vSphere
3 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.76%) Firmware
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Nagios
2 7 (5.34%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.82%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.82%) HP SIM
3 5 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.82%) SCOM
3 5 (3.82%) WSUS
4 4 (3.05%) Cacti
4 4 (3.05%) OpenNMS
4 4 (3.05%) Puppet
4 4 (3.05%) RANCID
4 4 (3.05%) SCCM
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 106 (80.92%) Cisco
2 46 (35.11%) Juniper
3 33 (25.19%) VMware
4 24 (18.32%) CheckPoint
5 23 (17.56%) F5
6 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (7.63%) Brocade
7 10 (7.63%) HP
7 10 (7.63%) SolarWinds
8 7 (5.34%) Dell
8 7 (5.34%) Ericsson
8 7 (5.34%) Foundry
8 7 (5.34%) NETGEAR
8 7 (5.34%) Palo Alto
8 7 (5.34%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.58%) Aruba
9 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.82%) Huawei
10 5 (3.82%) ProCurve
10 5 (3.82%) Symantec
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