The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.07% 1.02% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.06% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £28,750 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.25% +24.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.94% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 182 94 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 94.30% 95.92% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 151 60 64
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Belfast

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Belfast region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Legal

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec