Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 44 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.99% 0.36% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.38% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Belfast median annual salary £27,500 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.29% +24.00% -38.91%
10th Percentile £24,450 £28,500 £22,600
90th Percentile £40,700 £33,500 £27,400
County Antrim median annual salary £27,500 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.29% -11.43% -14.48%

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 330 261 195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 93.75% 93.88% 98.48%
Number of salaries quoted 264 195 113
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,575 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +14.75%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Fintech
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Global Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki