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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 152 181 223
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 99 79 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.20% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.24% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 87 65 33
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £20,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5965 6381 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.34% 96.95% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 5297 5801
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +36 67 £38,750 +4.72% 8
Cheshire +6 20 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Merseyside -6 9 £37,500 -46.42%
Lancashire +7 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 150 (84.75%) Cisco
2 101 (57.06%) Firewall
3 99 (55.93%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (43.50%) LAN
5 75 (42.37%) CCNP
6 66 (37.29%) CCNA
7 65 (36.72%) WAN
8 57 (32.20%) Juniper
8 57 (32.20%) Wireless
9 56 (31.64%) VPN
10 46 (25.99%) Network Security
11 43 (24.29%) BGP
12 42 (23.73%) Telecoms
13 41 (23.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 39 (22.03%) OSPF
14 39 (22.03%) ITIL
15 38 (21.47%) MPLS
16 36 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (16.95%) VMware
18 29 (16.38%) CheckPoint
19 28 (15.82%) Data Centre
20 26 (14.69%) Cisco Wireless
21 25 (14.12%) WLAN
21 25 (14.12%) DNS
21 25 (14.12%) Network Design
22 24 (13.56%) TCP/IP
23 22 (12.43%) Network Monitoring
24 20 (11.30%) Internet
24 20 (11.30%) VoIP
25 19 (10.73%) SSL

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 (2.26%) WordPress
2 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.26%) MS Office
1 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (57.06%) Firewall
2 77 (43.50%) LAN
3 65 (36.72%) WAN
4 57 (32.20%) Wireless
5 56 (31.64%) VPN
6 46 (25.99%) Network Security
7 43 (24.29%) BGP
8 41 (23.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 39 (22.03%) OSPF
10 38 (21.47%) MPLS
11 36 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (14.69%) Cisco Wireless
13 25 (14.12%) DNS
13 25 (14.12%) WLAN
14 24 (13.56%) TCP/IP
15 20 (11.30%) Internet
15 20 (11.30%) VoIP
16 19 (10.73%) SSL
17 18 (10.17%) DHCP
17 18 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) MySQL
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (23.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.95%) Finance
3 4 (2.26%) Back Office
3 4 (2.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.13%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.26%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.34%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.26%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.26%) iPad
5 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.13%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.13%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.56%) Online Games
6 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.04%) Linux
2 14 (7.91%) Windows
3 9 (5.08%) Unix
4 6 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.26%) Android
5 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.03%) ITIL
2 25 (14.12%) Network Design
3 22 (12.43%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (10.17%) Network Management
4 18 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (10.17%) Service Management
5 17 (9.60%) High Availability
6 11 (6.21%) Risk Management
6 11 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (4.52%) Project Management
10 7 (3.95%) Asset Management
10 7 (3.95%) Migration
11 6 (3.39%) Change Control
11 6 (3.39%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.39%) Information Security
11 6 (3.39%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.08%) PHP
2 8 (4.52%) Perl
2 8 (4.52%) Python
3 6 (3.39%) SQL
4 4 (2.26%) Java
5 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 99 (55.93%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (42.37%) CCNP
3 66 (37.29%) CCNA
4 12 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (6.21%) CCIE
6 10 (5.65%) JNCIP
6 10 (5.65%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.08%) Degree
8 8 (4.52%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.26%) CCSA
9 4 (2.26%) CCSE
9 4 (2.26%) CISSP
9 4 (2.26%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.69%) CCDA
10 3 (1.69%) CCDP
11 2 (1.13%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.13%) MCSA
11 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.60%) SLA
2 8 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.26%) vSphere
5 2 (1.13%) Firmware
5 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) Cacti
1 11 (6.21%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (6.21%) Nagios
2 8 (4.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (4.52%) OpenNMS
3 7 (3.95%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.82%) SCOM
5 4 (2.26%) Puppet
5 4 (2.26%) RANCID
5 4 (2.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 150 (84.75%) Cisco
2 57 (32.20%) Juniper
3 30 (16.95%) VMware
4 29 (16.38%) CheckPoint
5 18 (10.17%) F5
6 17 (9.60%) Brocade
7 15 (8.47%) Ericsson
7 15 (8.47%) Foundry
8 13 (7.34%) Meraki
9 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
10 11 (6.21%) Aruba
11 9 (5.08%) HP
11 9 (5.08%) Huawei
12 8 (4.52%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (4.52%) IronPort
12 8 (4.52%) Redback
12 8 (4.52%) Riverbed
12 8 (4.52%) Siemens
12 8 (4.52%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.52%) ZyXEL
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