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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / North West
Rank 156 175 162
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 96 53 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 0.95% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.99% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 82 42 78
Median salary £41,000 £41,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +10.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
5760 5379 6682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 96.48% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4815 4511 5586
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 £24,001 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -8 59 £40,000 -3.61% 8
Cheshire +24 18 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Lancashire +6 14 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Merseyside -2 4 £49,000 +34.24% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 181 (86.19%) Cisco
2 140 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 128 (60.95%) Firewall
4 122 (58.10%) CCNP
5 106 (50.48%) LAN
6 86 (40.95%) WAN
7 84 (40.00%) BGP
8 76 (36.19%) Juniper
9 73 (34.76%) CCNA
10 68 (32.38%) OSPF
10 68 (32.38%) Wireless
11 63 (30.00%) MPLS
12 57 (27.14%) Network Security
13 53 (25.24%) Network Management
14 50 (23.81%) DNS
15 48 (22.86%) Telecoms
16 46 (21.90%) Network Design
17 39 (18.57%) TCP/IP
18 38 (18.10%) CheckPoint
19 37 (17.62%) VPN
20 36 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
20 36 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (16.19%) Cisco Wireless
21 34 (16.19%) JNCIP
22 33 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
22 33 (15.71%) Data Centre
23 30 (14.29%) VMware
24 29 (13.81%) EIGRP
24 29 (13.81%) Ethernet
24 29 (13.81%) Windows

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 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) nginx
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) SaaS
2 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.38%) Office 365
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (60.95%) Firewall
2 106 (50.48%) LAN
3 86 (40.95%) WAN
4 84 (40.00%) BGP
5 68 (32.38%) OSPF
5 68 (32.38%) Wireless
6 63 (30.00%) MPLS
7 57 (27.14%) Network Security
8 50 (23.81%) DNS
9 39 (18.57%) TCP/IP
10 37 (17.62%) VPN
11 36 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 34 (16.19%) Cisco Wireless
13 33 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (13.81%) EIGRP
14 29 (13.81%) Ethernet
15 28 (13.33%) VoIP
16 27 (12.86%) DHCP
17 26 (12.38%) SSL
18 24 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.95%) Finance
3 4 (1.90%) Back Office
3 4 (1.90%) Games
3 4 (1.90%) Retail
4 2 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (15.71%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.81%) Windows
2 25 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.29%) Unix
6 5 (2.38%) Linux
7 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.24%) Network Management
2 46 (21.90%) Network Design
3 29 (13.81%) High Availability
4 27 (12.86%) Mentoring
5 20 (9.52%) ITIL
5 20 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (7.62%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (7.62%) Migration
7 14 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (6.67%) Service Management
8 13 (6.19%) Information Security
9 11 (5.24%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.76%) Change Management
10 10 (4.76%) Coaching
10 10 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.29%) Software Deployment
12 8 (3.81%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.81%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.43%) SQL
2 1 (0.48%) C
2 1 (0.48%) Perl
2 1 (0.48%) Python
2 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (58.10%) CCNP
3 73 (34.76%) CCNA
4 34 (16.19%) JNCIP
5 25 (11.90%) Degree
6 22 (10.48%) CCIE
7 10 (4.76%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.90%) MCSE
11 3 (1.43%) CISSP
11 3 (1.43%) MCITP
12 2 (0.95%) CISM
13 1 (0.48%) CCDP
13 1 (0.48%) CCSA
13 1 (0.48%) CCVP
13 1 (0.48%) CISA
13 1 (0.48%) MCP
13 1 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.29%) SLA
3 7 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.90%) Firmware
5 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (8.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (5.71%) Nagios
4 11 (5.24%) Cacti
4 11 (5.24%) OpenNMS
5 9 (4.29%) Puppet
5 9 (4.29%) SCCM
6 8 (3.81%) RANCID
7 7 (3.33%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.95%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.48%) Ansible
10 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 181 (86.19%) Cisco
2 76 (36.19%) Juniper
3 38 (18.10%) CheckPoint
4 30 (14.29%) VMware
5 23 (10.95%) Ericsson
6 21 (10.00%) F5
7 17 (8.10%) Fortinet
7 17 (8.10%) Huawei
8 15 (7.14%) HP
9 13 (6.19%) SolarWinds
10 12 (5.71%) Aruba
11 11 (5.24%) Meraki
12 10 (4.76%) Brocade
13 9 (4.29%) Foundry
14 8 (3.81%) Avaya
14 8 (3.81%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.81%) SonicWALL
15 7 (3.33%) ZyXEL
16 6 (2.86%) Redback
16 6 (2.86%) Riverbed
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