The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Network Engineer
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 26 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.87% 0.74% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 0.77% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Median salary £27,000 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. 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
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 145 130 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 93.55% 95.59% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 121 110 62
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in County Antrim

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in County Antrim

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in County Antrim over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in County Antrim

Network Engineer
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 6 £27,000 -12.90%
Network Engineer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 County Antrim 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 County Antrim 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