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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 142 188 215
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 95 72 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.09% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.13% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85 58 28
Median salary £40,000 £31,375 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.49% +4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £19,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £39,350
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
5723 6375 6815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.75% 96.84% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4797 5193 5471
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +35 62 £38,000 +21.11% 14
Cheshire +18 20 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Merseyside +4 10 £37,500 -46.42% 2
Lancashire +14 2 £36,500 +46.00% 1
Cumbria -2 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 26 July 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.

1 125 (83.33%) Cisco
2 82 (54.67%) Firewall
3 77 (51.33%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (48.67%) LAN
5 62 (41.33%) WAN
6 58 (38.67%) CCNP
6 58 (38.67%) CCNA
7 54 (36.00%) VPN
8 49 (32.67%) Juniper
9 45 (30.00%) Network Security
10 38 (25.33%) Wireless
10 38 (25.33%) BGP
11 37 (24.67%) ITIL
12 35 (23.33%) MPLS
13 33 (22.00%) OSPF
14 32 (21.33%) Telecoms
15 29 (19.33%) VMware
15 29 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (19.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (15.33%) Network Monitoring
16 23 (15.33%) DNS
17 21 (14.00%) CheckPoint
18 20 (13.33%) Data Centre
19 19 (12.67%) Network Design
19 19 (12.67%) WLAN
19 19 (12.67%) TCP/IP
20 18 (12.00%) F5
21 17 (11.33%) DHCP
22 16 (10.67%) VoIP
22 16 (10.67%) Linux

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 4 (2.67%) WordPress
2 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.67%) MS Office
1 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) SaaS
2 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (54.67%) Firewall
2 73 (48.67%) LAN
3 62 (41.33%) WAN
4 54 (36.00%) VPN
5 45 (30.00%) Network Security
6 38 (25.33%) BGP
6 38 (25.33%) Wireless
7 35 (23.33%) MPLS
8 33 (22.00%) OSPF
9 29 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (19.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (15.33%) DNS
11 19 (12.67%) TCP/IP
11 19 (12.67%) WLAN
12 17 (11.33%) DHCP
13 16 (10.67%) VoIP
14 15 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (8.67%) Internet
15 13 (8.67%) SSL
15 13 (8.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (21.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.00%) Finance
3 2 (1.33%) Back Office
3 2 (1.33%) Publishing
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.33%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.00%) iPad
6 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.33%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.33%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.67%) Linux
2 15 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (3.33%) Unix
3 5 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.67%) Android
4 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.67%) ITIL
2 23 (15.33%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (12.67%) Network Design
4 15 (10.00%) High Availability
4 15 (10.00%) Service Management
5 13 (8.67%) Network Management
5 13 (8.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (7.33%) Project Management
6 11 (7.33%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.67%) Open Source
9 7 (4.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (4.00%) Change Control
10 6 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.00%) Perl
1 9 (6.00%) PHP
1 9 (6.00%) Python
2 6 (4.00%) SQL
3 4 (2.67%) Java
3 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 77 (51.33%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (38.67%) CCNA
2 58 (38.67%) CCNP
3 13 (8.67%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.00%) JNCIP
6 8 (5.33%) CCIE
6 8 (5.33%) Degree
7 6 (4.00%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.33%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.67%) CCSA
9 4 (2.67%) CCSE
10 2 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.33%) CISSP
10 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.67%) CCDA
11 1 (0.67%) CCENT
11 1 (0.67%) CCSP
11 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.67%) vSphere
5 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.67%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Cacti
1 9 (6.00%) Nagios
2 7 (4.67%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.33%) OpenNMS
3 5 (3.33%) SCOM
4 4 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.67%) Puppet
4 4 (2.67%) RANCID
4 4 (2.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 125 (83.33%) Cisco
2 49 (32.67%) Juniper
3 29 (19.33%) VMware
4 21 (14.00%) CheckPoint
5 18 (12.00%) F5
6 13 (8.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (8.00%) Brocade
8 10 (6.67%) Ericsson
8 10 (6.67%) Foundry
9 8 (5.33%) Aruba
10 7 (4.67%) Citrix
10 7 (4.67%) Meraki
10 7 (4.67%) NETGEAR
10 7 (4.67%) Palo Alto
11 6 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (4.00%) HP
11 6 (4.00%) Huawei
11 6 (4.00%) IronPort
11 6 (4.00%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.00%) Siemens
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
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