The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 30 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.07% 0.58% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.60% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £18,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Network Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 166 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.86% 96.51% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 132 150
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Northern Ireland region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
County Antrim +5 3 £18,000 -43.75%
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) PBX
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Network Management
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
7 2 (15.38%) Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (15.38%) PKI

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) PBX
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) CTI
7 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas