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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 144 190 212
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 119 73 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.87% 1.09% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.13% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 64 43
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +51 82 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Cheshire +9 24 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside - 9 £37,500 -
Lancashire +11 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Cumbria +13 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 177 (85.51%) Cisco
2 121 (58.45%) Firewall
3 114 (55.07%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (45.89%) LAN
5 84 (40.58%) CCNP
6 80 (38.65%) WAN
7 76 (36.71%) CCNA
8 71 (34.30%) Wireless
9 69 (33.33%) Juniper
10 60 (28.99%) VPN
11 57 (27.54%) BGP
12 53 (25.60%) OSPF
13 50 (24.15%) Telecoms
13 50 (24.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 47 (22.71%) Network Security
14 47 (22.71%) MPLS
15 42 (20.29%) ITIL
16 38 (18.36%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (17.87%) Cisco Wireless
18 35 (16.91%) VMware
19 34 (16.43%) DNS
20 33 (15.94%) CheckPoint
21 30 (14.49%) Data Centre
22 29 (14.01%) TCP/IP
22 29 (14.01%) Network Design
23 27 (13.04%) WLAN
23 27 (13.04%) Network Management
24 25 (12.08%) VoIP
24 25 (12.08%) Internet
24 25 (12.08%) VLAN

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 (1.93%) WordPress
2 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.93%) MS Office
1 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.97%) Office 365
3 2 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (58.45%) Firewall
2 95 (45.89%) LAN
3 80 (38.65%) WAN
4 71 (34.30%) Wireless
5 60 (28.99%) VPN
6 57 (27.54%) BGP
7 53 (25.60%) OSPF
8 50 (24.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (22.71%) MPLS
9 47 (22.71%) Network Security
10 38 (18.36%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (17.87%) Cisco Wireless
12 34 (16.43%) DNS
13 29 (14.01%) TCP/IP
14 27 (13.04%) WLAN
15 25 (12.08%) Internet
15 25 (12.08%) VLAN
15 25 (12.08%) VoIP
16 23 (11.11%) SSL
16 23 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) MySQL
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (24.15%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.38%) Finance
3 5 (2.42%) Back Office
3 5 (2.42%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.28%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.28%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.42%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.93%) iPad
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.97%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.48%) Online Games
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.66%) Windows
2 19 (9.18%) Linux
3 12 (5.80%) Unix
4 11 (5.31%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.93%) Android
6 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.29%) ITIL
2 29 (14.01%) Network Design
3 27 (13.04%) Network Management
4 24 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (10.14%) High Availability
7 18 (8.70%) Service Management
8 14 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (6.28%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.80%) Migration
11 11 (5.31%) Asset Management
11 11 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (4.83%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.35%) Information Security
13 9 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (3.86%) Mentoring
15 7 (3.38%) Configuration Management
15 7 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (3.38%) Project Management
15 7 (3.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.35%) PHP
2 8 (3.86%) Perl
2 8 (3.86%) Python
2 8 (3.86%) SQL
3 4 (1.93%) Java
4 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 114 (55.07%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (40.58%) CCNP
3 76 (36.71%) CCNA
4 17 (8.21%) Degree
5 14 (6.76%) CCIE
6 11 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.31%) JNCIA
6 11 (5.31%) JNCIP
7 8 (3.86%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.93%) CCSA
9 4 (1.93%) CCSE
9 4 (1.93%) CISSP
10 3 (1.45%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.45%) CCDA
10 3 (1.45%) CCDP
10 3 (1.45%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.45%) MCSE
10 3 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) SLA
2 9 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.45%) Firmware
5 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (9.18%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (6.28%) Nagios
3 11 (5.31%) Cacti
3 11 (5.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (4.83%) OpenNMS
5 7 (3.38%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.42%) SCOM
7 4 (1.93%) Puppet
7 4 (1.93%) RANCID
7 4 (1.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 177 (85.51%) Cisco
2 69 (33.33%) Juniper
3 35 (16.91%) VMware
4 33 (15.94%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.18%) Brocade
5 19 (9.18%) Ericsson
5 19 (9.18%) F5
5 19 (9.18%) Foundry
6 16 (7.73%) Meraki
7 13 (6.28%) Aruba
8 12 (5.80%) HP
8 12 (5.80%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.31%) Huawei
9 11 (5.31%) Redback
9 11 (5.31%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.83%) ZyXEL
11 9 (4.35%) IronPort
12 8 (3.86%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (3.86%) Siemens
13 7 (3.38%) Citrix
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