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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 157 168 220
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 85 73 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 1.10% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.16% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Manchester +13 42 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Cheshire -3 27 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Lancashire 0 13 £32,000 +5.78%
Merseyside +5 2 £28,500 -14.92% 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 106 (73.10%) Cisco
1 106 (73.10%) Firewall
2 103 (71.03%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (53.10%) CCNP
4 75 (51.72%) CCNA
5 50 (34.48%) WAN
6 49 (33.79%) LAN
6 49 (33.79%) Juniper
7 43 (29.66%) Network Security
8 36 (24.83%) BGP
9 34 (23.45%) MPLS
10 32 (22.07%) OSPF
11 31 (21.38%) CheckPoint
12 25 (17.24%) VPN
13 24 (16.55%) Linux
13 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
14 23 (15.86%) TCP/IP
14 23 (15.86%) Wireless
15 22 (15.17%) SLA
15 22 (15.17%) Windows
16 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
17 19 (13.10%) Fortinet
18 18 (12.41%) DNS
19 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
19 15 (10.34%) Active Directory
19 15 (10.34%) MS Exchange
20 14 (9.66%) ITIL
20 14 (9.66%) Finance
21 13 (8.97%) HSRP
22 12 (8.28%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.76%) IIS
4 3 (2.07%) CMS
5 2 (1.38%) Apache
5 2 (1.38%) Lync
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.69%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 106 (73.10%) Firewall
2 50 (34.48%) WAN
3 49 (33.79%) LAN
4 43 (29.66%) Network Security
5 36 (24.83%) BGP
6 34 (23.45%) MPLS
7 32 (22.07%) OSPF
8 25 (17.24%) VPN
9 23 (15.86%) TCP/IP
9 23 (15.86%) Wireless
10 18 (12.41%) DNS
11 13 (8.97%) HSRP
12 11 (7.59%) Junos
12 11 (7.59%) SSL
12 11 (7.59%) DHCP
12 11 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (6.21%) FirePass
15 8 (5.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) MySQL
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) HTML
1 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.45%) Replication
3 4 (2.76%) SecurID
4 3 (2.07%) PKI
4 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.07%) Open Source
5 2 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) RMADS
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) VLE
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.55%) Linux
2 22 (15.17%) Windows
3 10 (6.90%) UNIX
4 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.14%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.69%) HPUX
9 1 (0.69%) Solaris
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.66%) ITIL
2 10 (6.90%) Change Management
2 10 (6.90%) Network Management
2 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 9 (6.21%) Change Control
3 9 (6.21%) Project Management
4 8 (5.52%) Network Design
5 7 (4.83%) Cyber Security
5 7 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (4.83%) Information Security
6 6 (4.14%) SIEM
7 5 (3.45%) Security Management
7 5 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.76%) Migration
8 4 (2.76%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.76%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.07%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.38%) PHP
3 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (71.03%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (53.10%) CCNP
3 75 (51.72%) CCNA
4 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
5 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.21%) CISSP
7 7 (4.83%) CCDP
8 5 (3.45%) A+ Certification
8 5 (3.45%) Degree
9 3 (2.07%) CCIE
9 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.07%) MCSE
10 2 (1.38%) MCP
10 2 (1.38%) CCDA
10 2 (1.38%) CCIP
10 2 (1.38%) CCSA
10 2 (1.38%) CCSE
10 2 (1.38%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.38%) LPIC
10 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) UAG
6 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (73.10%) Cisco
2 49 (33.79%) Juniper
3 31 (21.38%) CheckPoint
4 19 (13.10%) Fortinet
5 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.28%) VMware
7 10 (6.90%) F5
8 9 (6.21%) HP
9 8 (5.52%) Citrix
10 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.45%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.45%) McAfee
12 4 (2.76%) Splunk
12 4 (2.76%) ArcSight
13 3 (2.07%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.07%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.07%) Redback
13 3 (2.07%) Symantec
13 3 (2.07%) Dell
14 2 (1.38%) Avaya
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