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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 165 168 176
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 63 87 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 1.36% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.41% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 72 70
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
5478 6189 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.04% 96.64% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4937 5480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -29 27 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Cheshire +27 19 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Merseyside +19 15 £41,500 +7.09% 2
Lancashire +2 2 £37,500 +14.50% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 100 (86.21%) Cisco
2 77 (66.38%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (53.45%) LAN
4 60 (51.72%) Firewall
5 57 (49.14%) CCNP
6 54 (46.55%) CCNA
7 43 (37.07%) WAN
7 43 (37.07%) VPN
8 39 (33.62%) Network Security
9 35 (30.17%) ITIL
10 34 (29.31%) Juniper
11 33 (28.45%) BGP
12 30 (25.86%) Wireless
13 29 (25.00%) OSPF
14 28 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (22.41%) F5
16 25 (21.55%) MPLS
17 24 (20.69%) Telecoms
17 24 (20.69%) VMware
18 23 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (18.97%) CheckPoint
19 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
20 21 (18.10%) Windows
20 21 (18.10%) SolarWinds
21 18 (15.52%) Linux
21 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
22 17 (14.66%) Network Management
22 17 (14.66%) Load Balancing
22 17 (14.66%) Network Design
22 17 (14.66%) Data Centre

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 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (6.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.31%) Office 365
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (53.45%) LAN
2 60 (51.72%) Firewall
3 43 (37.07%) VPN
3 43 (37.07%) WAN
4 39 (33.62%) Network Security
5 33 (28.45%) BGP
6 30 (25.86%) Wireless
7 29 (25.00%) OSPF
8 28 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (21.55%) MPLS
10 23 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
12 16 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (10.34%) DNS
13 12 (10.34%) VLAN
14 10 (8.62%) Internet
14 10 (8.62%) VoIP
14 10 (8.62%) Wireshark
15 9 (7.76%) Cisco PIX
15 9 (7.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.03%) Back Office
3 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Finance
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.10%) Windows
2 18 (15.52%) Linux
3 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.03%) AIX
5 7 (6.03%) CentOS
5 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.31%) Unix
6 5 (4.31%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.66%) Network Design
2 17 (14.66%) Network Management
3 13 (11.21%) High Availability
3 13 (11.21%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (10.34%) Project Management
5 9 (7.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (6.03%) ITIL V2
7 7 (6.03%) Migration
7 7 (6.03%) Patch Management
7 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.31%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.31%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (4.31%) Service Management
8 5 (4.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.03%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) Perl
2 4 (3.45%) Python
2 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.86%) C#
3 1 (0.86%) C++
3 1 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 77 (66.38%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (49.14%) CCNP
3 54 (46.55%) CCNA
4 13 (11.21%) Degree
5 12 (10.34%) CCIE
6 10 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (7.76%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (6.03%) A+ Certification
9 7 (6.03%) CCSE
9 7 (6.03%) CISSP
9 7 (6.03%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (6.03%) HP ASE
9 7 (6.03%) JNCIP
9 7 (6.03%) MCITP
9 7 (6.03%) MCSE
9 7 (6.03%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (6.03%) RHCE
9 7 (6.03%) Security+ Certification
10 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.62%) vSphere
3 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Firmware
4 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Backup Exec
1 7 (6.03%) HP SIM
1 7 (6.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (6.03%) WSUS
2 6 (5.17%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.45%) Nagios
4 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.72%) Cacti
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 100 (86.21%) Cisco
2 34 (29.31%) Juniper
3 26 (22.41%) F5
4 24 (20.69%) VMware
5 22 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
6 21 (18.10%) SolarWinds
7 12 (10.34%) HP
8 8 (6.90%) Brocade
9 7 (6.03%) Dell
9 7 (6.03%) GFI Software
9 7 (6.03%) IBM
9 7 (6.03%) ProCurve
9 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.03%) Sophos
9 7 (6.03%) Symantec
10 6 (5.17%) Aruba
10 6 (5.17%) Citrix
10 6 (5.17%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.17%) Riverbed
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