Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 42 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.87% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Belfast median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
County Antrim median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +94.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 363 271 150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 93.45% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 235 211 116
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,100 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% +6.67%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Belfast

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Belfast

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Belfast

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Belfast region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) Fintech
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
5 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Broadband
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Radianz