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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 154 176 215
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 78 74 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 1.18% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.22% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 44
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £46,500
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
5293 6054 6755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.48% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4499 4866 5415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 29 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 29 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 -8 37 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Cheshire +30 22 £45,000 +5.88%
Merseyside +24 16 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Lancashire +4 2 £37,500 +28.20% 1
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 - 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 109 (83.21%) Cisco
2 81 (61.83%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (53.44%) Firewall
4 66 (50.38%) LAN
5 62 (47.33%) CCNA
6 58 (44.27%) CCNP
7 53 (40.46%) WAN
8 45 (34.35%) VPN
9 43 (32.82%) Network Security
10 42 (32.06%) Juniper
11 38 (29.01%) ITIL
12 31 (23.66%) MPLS
12 31 (23.66%) BGP
12 31 (23.66%) Wireless
12 31 (23.66%) VMware
13 27 (20.61%) F5
13 27 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (20.61%) OSPF
14 25 (19.08%) Windows
14 25 (19.08%) CheckPoint
15 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
16 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
16 23 (17.56%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (15.27%) Linux
18 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
18 18 (13.74%) Data Centre
19 16 (12.21%) SolarWinds
19 16 (12.21%) High Availability
19 16 (12.21%) Network Management
19 16 (12.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.11%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.34%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Office
2 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.82%) Office 365
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (53.44%) Firewall
2 66 (50.38%) LAN
3 53 (40.46%) WAN
4 45 (34.35%) VPN
5 43 (32.82%) Network Security
6 31 (23.66%) BGP
6 31 (23.66%) MPLS
6 31 (23.66%) Wireless
7 27 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (20.61%) OSPF
8 23 (17.56%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
10 16 (12.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (9.92%) DNS
12 10 (7.63%) DHCP
12 10 (7.63%) Wireshark
12 10 (7.63%) WLAN
13 9 (6.87%) BIG-IP
13 9 (6.87%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (6.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.11%) Back Office
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.29%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.08%) Windows
2 20 (15.27%) Linux
3 8 (6.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.34%) AIX
4 7 (5.34%) CentOS
4 7 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.05%) Android
6 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.05%) Unix
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) ITIL
2 16 (12.21%) High Availability
2 16 (12.21%) Network Management
3 15 (11.45%) Network Design
3 15 (11.45%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (9.92%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (7.63%) Project Management
6 9 (6.87%) Service Management
7 8 (6.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (5.34%) ITIL V2
8 7 (5.34%) Migration
8 7 (5.34%) Patch Management
8 7 (5.34%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.58%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) SQL
2 5 (3.82%) Perl
2 5 (3.82%) PHP
2 5 (3.82%) Python
3 4 (3.05%) Java
3 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) C++
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 81 (61.83%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (47.33%) CCNA
3 58 (44.27%) CCNP
4 13 (9.92%) CCIE
5 11 (8.40%) Degree
6 10 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (6.87%) CCSE
7 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.34%) A+ Certification
9 7 (5.34%) CISSP
9 7 (5.34%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (5.34%) HP ASE
9 7 (5.34%) MCITP
9 7 (5.34%) MCSE
9 7 (5.34%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (5.34%) RHCE
9 7 (5.34%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
2 10 (7.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Backup Exec
1 7 (5.34%) FortiGate
1 7 (5.34%) HP SIM
1 7 (5.34%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (5.34%) WSUS
2 4 (3.05%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 109 (83.21%) Cisco
2 42 (32.06%) Juniper
3 31 (23.66%) VMware
4 27 (20.61%) F5
5 25 (19.08%) CheckPoint
6 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
7 16 (12.21%) SolarWinds
8 12 (9.16%) HP
9 8 (6.11%) Brocade
10 7 (5.34%) Dell
10 7 (5.34%) GFI Software
10 7 (5.34%) IBM
10 7 (5.34%) NETGEAR
10 7 (5.34%) ProCurve
10 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.34%) Sophos
10 7 (5.34%) Symantec
11 6 (4.58%) Aruba
11 6 (4.58%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.82%) Meraki
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