Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 25 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 25 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.83% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 0.51% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 6
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +31.58% -4.20%
10th Percentile £37,900 £35,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £38,750 £35,875
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 858 789 1004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 97.06% 98.26% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 740 665 851
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,125
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £50,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Lancashire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Lancashire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Lancashire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nelson - 6 £60,000 -
Blackburn - 2 £30,000 - 2
Preston - 1 £21,000 - 2
Network Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) Juniper
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 21 (84.00%) CCNP
4 19 (76.00%) MPLS
4 19 (76.00%) BGP
5 16 (64.00%) OSPF
5 16 (64.00%) CCNA
5 16 (64.00%) Network Security
6 14 (56.00%) Network Management
6 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (56.00%) Network Design
6 14 (56.00%) JNCIP
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) F5
8 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.00%) WAN
10 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 3 (12.00%) Broadband
11 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
12 2 (8.00%) xDSL

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Liferay
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) BGP
2 19 (76.00%) MPLS
3 16 (64.00%) Network Security
3 16 (64.00%) OSPF
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (20.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) Broadband
7 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.00%) IPsec
7 2 (8.00%) IPv4
7 2 (8.00%) L2TP
7 2 (8.00%) PPP
7 2 (8.00%) SSL
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless
7 2 (8.00%) xDSL
8 1 (4.00%) SAN
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
1 14 (56.00%) Network Design
1 14 (56.00%) Network Management
1 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (84.00%) CCNP
3 16 (64.00%) CCNA
4 14 (56.00%) JNCIP
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (4.00%) CCSP
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
1 22 (88.00%) Juniper
2 7 (28.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
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