Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 97 82
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.31% 1.17% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.25% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 4
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% -33.64%
10th Percentile £36,900 £33,750 £32,600
90th Percentile £45,200 £52,450 £37,775
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 868 1,198 926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.67% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 690 882 709
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,950
90th Percentile £61,375 £56,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 19 January 2018. 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 +30 11 £42,500 -13.27% 5
St Helens -8 1 £21,000 -44.00%
Network Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) VoIP
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (75.00%) F5
3 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Capita
6 5 (41.67%) Network Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (33.33%) Games
7 4 (33.33%) Network Design
7 4 (33.33%) BGP
7 4 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (75.00%) VoIP
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) 802.11
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Online Games
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Network Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) F5
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Capita
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed