The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 25 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 56 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.74% 0.51% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 0.52% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +11.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.52% -  

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 395 386 454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.50% 98.22% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 360 327 384
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £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 Lancashire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 28 (100.00%) CCNP
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (92.86%) Cisco
3 25 (89.29%) Firewall
4 24 (85.71%) MPLS
4 24 (85.71%) OSPF
4 24 (85.71%) BGP
4 24 (85.71%) Mentoring
5 23 (82.14%) Juniper
5 23 (82.14%) JNCIP
6 22 (78.57%) Network Management
6 22 (78.57%) Network Design
7 20 (71.43%) Network Security
7 20 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
8 17 (60.71%) CCNA
9 7 (25.00%) WAN
9 7 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (14.29%) SaaS
10 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 4 (14.29%) Analytics
11 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
11 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
11 2 (7.14%) F5
11 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
11 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (7.14%) WLAN
11 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
11 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 24 (85.71%) BGP
2 24 (85.71%) MPLS
2 24 (85.71%) OSPF
3 20 (71.43%) Network Security
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) WLAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 22 (78.57%) Network Design
2 22 (78.57%) Network Management
3 20 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) CCNP
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (82.14%) JNCIP
3 17 (60.71%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 23 (82.14%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) F5
3 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
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