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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 206 184 203
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 50 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.93% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.99% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 52
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,900 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
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
6992 6278 7043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.70% 93.93% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5826 5362 6009
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £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 30 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 30 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 -16 22 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Cheshire -8 12 £37,500 -33.92% 2
Merseyside +8 6 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Lancashire 0 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 30 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 67 (71.28%) Cisco
2 57 (60.64%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (59.57%) Firewall
4 43 (45.74%) CCNA
5 37 (39.36%) Juniper
5 37 (39.36%) LAN
6 34 (36.17%) WAN
7 33 (35.11%) CCNP
8 27 (28.72%) VPN
9 26 (27.66%) CheckPoint
10 25 (26.60%) Wireless
11 22 (23.40%) Windows
12 21 (22.34%) MPLS
13 20 (21.28%) OSPF
13 20 (21.28%) VMware
14 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
14 18 (19.15%) Network Security
15 17 (18.09%) BGP
15 17 (18.09%) Linux
16 16 (17.02%) DNS
17 15 (15.96%) Internet
17 15 (15.96%) Finance
17 15 (15.96%) Change Management
18 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
18 14 (14.89%) Ethernet
18 14 (14.89%) Degree
18 14 (14.89%) Fortinet
19 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
19 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
20 12 (12.77%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.26%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (59.57%) Firewall
2 37 (39.36%) LAN
3 34 (36.17%) WAN
4 27 (28.72%) VPN
5 25 (26.60%) Wireless
6 21 (22.34%) MPLS
7 20 (21.28%) OSPF
8 18 (19.15%) Network Security
9 17 (18.09%) BGP
10 16 (17.02%) DNS
11 15 (15.96%) Internet
12 14 (14.89%) Ethernet
13 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
14 10 (10.64%) ADSL
14 10 (10.64%) SAN
15 8 (8.51%) Broadband
15 8 (8.51%) SSL
15 8 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (7.45%) NAS
16 7 (7.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
General
1 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.96%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) SecurID
2 5 (5.32%) Replication
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Clustering
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) IPTV
4 2 (2.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.06%) Xbox
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Statistics
5 1 (1.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 17 (18.09%) Linux
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) UNIX
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Change Management
2 9 (9.57%) ITIL
3 8 (8.51%) Network Management
4 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.32%) Migration
6 4 (4.26%) Change Control
6 4 (4.26%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.19%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.13%) Network Design
8 2 (2.13%) Project Management
8 2 (2.13%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.13%) Password Management
8 2 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) Perl
2 3 (3.19%) Java
2 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.19%) Python
2 3 (3.19%) Ruby
3 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (60.64%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (45.74%) CCNA
3 33 (35.11%) CCNP
4 14 (14.89%) Degree
5 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.38%) CCIP
7 5 (5.32%) CCDP
8 3 (3.19%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.13%) CCSA
9 2 (2.13%) CCIE
9 2 (2.13%) CCSE
10 1 (1.06%) CCENT
10 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.06%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (1.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.19%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) OpenView
3 2 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Cacti
Vendors
1 67 (71.28%) Cisco
2 37 (39.36%) Juniper
3 26 (27.66%) CheckPoint
4 20 (21.28%) VMware
5 14 (14.89%) Fortinet
6 12 (12.77%) Citrix
7 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.57%) Aruba
8 6 (6.38%) Fujitsu
8 6 (6.38%) Dell
9 5 (5.32%) HP
9 5 (5.32%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.32%) F5
10 4 (4.26%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.26%) Exinda
10 4 (4.26%) BT
11 3 (3.19%) Symantec
11 3 (3.19%) Nokia
11 3 (3.19%) Avaya
11 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Out of hours + Benefits
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North West England
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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