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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 188 210 181
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 65 39 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.55% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.57% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 54 28 54
Average salary £30,250 £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Cheshire +19 29 £33,000 -20.00% 3
Manchester +8 27 £30,250 +10.00% 5
Cumbria - 4 £15,684 -
Lancashire -5 3 £25,000 - 2
Merseyside +16 1 £70,000 +20.68%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 101 (68.24%) Cisco
1 101 (68.24%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (66.89%) Firewall
3 74 (50.00%) CCNA
4 69 (46.62%) CCNP
5 62 (41.89%) WAN
6 55 (37.16%) LAN
7 46 (31.08%) MPLS
8 45 (30.41%) Juniper
9 41 (27.70%) Windows
10 39 (26.35%) BGP
11 38 (25.68%) DNS
12 37 (25.00%) Network Security
13 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
14 34 (22.97%) Data Centre
15 31 (20.95%) TCP/IP
15 31 (20.95%) DHCP
16 27 (18.24%) Network Design
17 26 (17.57%) Wireless
17 26 (17.57%) VPN
18 25 (16.89%) VoIP
19 24 (16.22%) OSPF
19 24 (16.22%) SLA
20 18 (12.16%) CheckPoint
20 18 (12.16%) MS Excel
20 18 (12.16%) Security Cleared
21 17 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
21 17 (11.49%) HP
22 16 (10.81%) CISSP
22 16 (10.81%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (66.89%) Firewall
2 62 (41.89%) WAN
3 55 (37.16%) LAN
4 46 (31.08%) MPLS
5 39 (26.35%) BGP
6 38 (25.68%) DNS
7 37 (25.00%) Network Security
8 31 (20.95%) DHCP
8 31 (20.95%) TCP/IP
9 26 (17.57%) VPN
9 26 (17.57%) Wireless
10 25 (16.89%) VoIP
11 24 (16.22%) OSPF
12 17 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (10.14%) SSL
13 15 (10.14%) Ethernet
14 14 (9.46%) VLAN
14 14 (9.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (7.43%) Wireshark
15 11 (7.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) MySQL
1 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (10.81%) Telecoms
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.35%) Advertising
3 2 (1.35%) Games
3 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.03%) Life Science
4 3 (2.03%) RMADS
5 2 (1.35%) iPhone
5 2 (1.35%) iPad
5 2 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.35%) IPTV
5 2 (1.35%) Photography
5 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.70%) Windows
2 14 (9.46%) Linux
3 12 (8.11%) UNIX
4 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.03%) Solaris
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.24%) Network Design
2 15 (10.14%) ITIL
3 13 (8.78%) Network Architecture
3 13 (8.78%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.43%) Time Management
5 11 (7.43%) Cash Management
6 8 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (5.41%) Migration
6 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (4.73%) Network Management
8 6 (4.05%) Change Management
9 5 (3.38%) Information Security
9 5 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.38%) Cyber Security
9 5 (3.38%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (2.70%) Security Patching
10 4 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (68.24%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (50.00%) CCNA
3 69 (46.62%) CCNP
4 18 (12.16%) Security Cleared
5 16 (10.81%) CISSP
6 15 (10.14%) Degree
7 11 (7.43%) CCIE
8 10 (6.76%) CCDA
9 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.05%) MCDST
10 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.05%) CCENT
11 5 (3.38%) A+ Certification
12 4 (2.70%) CEH
13 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.03%) CCSA
13 3 (2.03%) CCSE
13 3 (2.03%) CCSP
14 2 (1.35%) JNCIS
15 1 (0.68%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.22%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.03%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.35%) OpenView
2 2 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.35%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 101 (68.24%) Cisco
2 45 (30.41%) Juniper
3 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.16%) CheckPoint
5 17 (11.49%) HP
6 16 (10.81%) F5
7 15 (10.14%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.76%) Riverbed
9 9 (6.08%) VMware
10 6 (4.05%) Rackspace
10 6 (4.05%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.70%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.70%) Aruba
11 4 (2.70%) Apple
12 3 (2.03%) Websense
12 3 (2.03%) Dell
12 3 (2.03%) Citrix
12 3 (2.03%) Avaya
12 3 (2.03%) Meru Networks
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 20 days ago