Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 24 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 70 80
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.20% 2.22% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.28% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 7
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -39.66%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £41,250 £46,450 £55,000
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 967 967 969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 92.54% 97.58% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 739 778 725
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Merseyside

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Merseyside

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 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
Liverpool +9 18 £37,500 -13.29%
Prescot - 3 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
North West

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

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

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) HP
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Network Design
5 9 (39.13%) Network Security
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (39.13%) Wireless
6 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (30.43%) CCNA
8 5 (21.74%) Aruba
9 4 (17.39%) Network Management
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
9 4 (17.39%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (17.39%) Change Management
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Statistics
9 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
10 3 (13.04%) Banking
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) LAN
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
10 3 (13.04%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (8.70%) Logistics
11 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) NX-OS
5 1 (4.35%) SMS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Management
2 4 (17.39%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Statistics
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Aruba
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix