The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 26 32 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.19% 0.64% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 0.65% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -27.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 154 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.62% 98.72% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 136 108
Median salary £35,000 £36,375 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.78% +11.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Chester

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Chester

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Chester region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) ISDN
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (40.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
Chester Le Street, County Durham
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago